Classes & Workshops

Achieving Creative Color with Transparent Watercolors

  • Class starts on: Thursday, March 31, 2022
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Thursdays | 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Location: Main Campus
  • Fee: $265


Why are my paintings dull? Should I paint on wet or dry paper? Use transparent pigment to learn how to mix colors to achieve luminosity, spontaneity, and sparkle in your paintings. Color mixing and a variety of WOW (wet-on-wet) and dry paper techniques will be explored. There will be demonstrations for every concept discussed in this class. Be prepared to paint!

Required Supplies

Material List For Watercolor Class with Patty Kane Watercolor Paper Arches 140 lb. cold pressfull sheet Palette Tom Jones Palette (or palette with a lid and large mixing area) ( I have then to sell on the first day) Paint Aureolin, permanent rose or rose madder, cobalt BRING ALL OF YOUR TRANSPARENT COLORS Brushes 1” or 2” Hake brush #30 Goliath (Robert Simmons #789) My favorite brush! Optional Brushes 1” flat , #10 round, scrubber Other Materials Your Photos of places or things meaningful to you Gator board and masking tape Pencil, kneaded eraser 3 cups for water, Box of tissues or roll of toilet paper 1 cloth or rag (the size of washcloth or dishcloth) Tracing Hair dryer

Special Notes

Questions?: Contact Patty at or 321.277.9880


Patty Kane

Patty Kane’s passion is painting with transparent watercolor using a limited palette. She says, “it is a process, which allows me to explore subject matter that inspires my creativity and passion for mixing colors”.

Patty has won many awards for her Florida-themed paintings, most recently The People’s Choice Award at 1st Thursdays at Orlando Museum of Art and the “Lee Ackert” Award for Outstanding Color at Fort Myers Beach Art Association. She was granted “Art Educator of the Year” at the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs in 2010 and received a “Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition” for Keeping Hope Alive Through Art at an exhibition in Winter Park, Florida.

Patty Kane
Instructor Bio
Achieving Creative Color with Transparent Watercolors