106 Third Street
Astoria, OR 97103


MAY 16 & 17, 2020 First day: class begins at 9:00 AM - - 3:30 or 4:00 PM - -

This two-day watercolor workshop emphasizes the use of simplified composition, value structure and color.   Included are short lectures on visual structures and demos from B&W and color photos.  Individual critiques will be available throughout the two days with a group critique each day.

Day 1 - Lecture on visual structure and composition with emphasis on values.  A brief discussion on paints, brushes and papers is followed by another demo from black and white photos.  Painting time;  end of day critique. 

Day 2 -  Lecture on visual structure  and simplification with emphasis on values, color, light and shadow.   Demo from color photo.   Painting time and end of day critique.


PAINTS:  Azo Yellow, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red, Quinacridone                   Magenta, Alizarin Crimson, Dioxazine Purple, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt, Blue,                   Cerulean Blue, Phthalocyanne Blue, Burnt Umber, Payne's Gray, Ivory Black,                   Chinese White

BRUSHESRound brushes, 4 to 5 sable or synthetic and a couple of squirrel (variety of                       sizes).

                      Flat brushes, 4 to 5  (variety of sizes)

                     Just bring what you already own.

PAPER:      ARCHES Cold Press

                    10 X 14  or  9 X 12  - - 140/lb  

                    12 sheets or whatever brands that you are comfortable with

OTHER:     Palette, small sketch book, thin sticks of vine charcoals, water container, paper towels,                     masking tape, drawing board, #2B pencils, palette knife, eraser and a small stray plastic                     spray bottle


    VISIT  Yong Hong's website at:  WWW.YONGHONGZHONG.COM