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South Haven

Perfect Partners: Instructor David Baker

Perfect Partners Combine watercolor with colored pencil Join Box Factory artist David Baker and discover ways that colored pencil can enhance your watercolor paintings.

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Perfect Partners: Instructor David Baker
Perfect Partners: Instructor David Baker

Time & Location

Apr 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

South Haven, 600 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090, USA

About the event

Watercolor for the Fearful

Instructor David Baker

Adult class: 18 and up

Number of students: minimum 5, maximum 10 Members $120, non-member $140, some supplies included along with a supply list of items for you to bring. 

Scholarships available, inquire to info@southhavenarts.org

Schedule with a total class time of 13 hours:

Tuesday, April 30, 6-8:30pm

Thursday, May 2, 6-8:30pm

Sunday, May 5, 2-5pm

Tuesday, May 7, 6-8:30pm

Thursday, May 9, 6-8:30pm

Learn how traditional colored pencil (not water-soluble) can be used to: establish an under drawing, adjust both light and dark values, and add rich textures. In short, the addition of colored pencil can give your watercolor paintings a dynamic 'Pop' that they lacked before. These are excellent techniques for photorealists or illlustrators. Some experience with watercolor and/or drawing recommended. 

David Baker a little bio

David Baker is a visual artist who specializes in poetic landscape painting, much of it done en plein air. His studio pieces are often reinterpretations of paintings done outdoors. His principal media are watercolor, oil, and charcoal. His subjects are magical discoveries made while walking the landscape near Lake Michigan and, in particular, the campus of Ox-Bow. Frequently these paintings will suggest an ongoing series of pictures. David is a lifelong artist/teacher. He recently retired as art professor Emeritus from Southwestern Michigan College. He still teaches a bit at Ox-Bow School of Art and at the Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph, Michigan.

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