Classes & Workshops Painting & Drawing

Intermediate Watercolor

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018
  • 09:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Instructor: Patty Kane
  • Location: Main Campus
  • Fee: $275

Explore the beauty of layering watercolor and the value of using a limited palette through demonstrations and critiques. Learn traditional watercolor techniques and exercises designed to gain skills and confidence needed to tap into your creative side.

Required Supplies

Watercolor Paper Arches 140 lb. or 300 lb cold press full sheet Palette Tom Jones Palette (or palette with a lid and large mixing area) Paint Aureolin, permanent rose or rose madder, cobalt Optional Paint Permanent Blue (Daler-Rawney), red rose deep, quin gold, ultramarine blue Brushes 1” or 2” Hake brush #30 Goliath (Robert Simmons #789) My favorite brush! Optional Brushes ½” or 1” flat , #10 round, scrubber brush Other Materials Photos you have taken Gator board and masking tape Pencil, kneaded eraser 2 cups for water, Box of tissues or roll of toilet paper 1 cloth or rag (the size of washcloth or dishcloth) Tracing and Graphite Paper Hair dryer Please note: If you’ve painted before, bring in what you have and we can determine if you need to buy any further materials. Questions?: Contact Patty at or 321.277.9880

Special Notes



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.

Instructor Bio