Cactus Flowers - Sunday - April 11 & 18, 2021
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Cactus Flowers - Sunday - April 11 & 18, 2021

Cactus Flower - Intermediate to Advanced Level

The 2-day class will be live using a Zoom classroom through on Sunday, April 11 & 18,  2021.

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

Registration will begin in March 2021 through

The colored pencil painting is rendered with Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor colored pencils, with a background atmosphere of watercolor. Other pencil brands can be substituted and are listed below.

Prior to class, students will receive the lesson material in an email. Students must be able to download and print. The only prep is to transfer the drawing to the surface.

Supplies needed:

  • 11x14 Hot pressed watercolor board or paper
  • well-worn grey graphite
  • fine point stylus or Uni-Ball fine point red ink pen for transferring
  • watercolor palette and Daniel Smith Extra Fine watercolors: Cascade Green, Nickel Titanate Yellow, Prussian Blue, Rose of Ultramarine - a palette with watercolors is available from Janelle
  • Round watercolor brush to apply the watercolor
  • Water spritzer bottle
  • Alcolin Sticky Putty for blotting off graphite and colored pencil
  • Tombow Mono Zero elastomer eraser for removing excessive graphite, or a white vinyl eraser
  • paper towels and small container for water
  • Battery, electric or hand-held pencil sharpener
  • Hake brush to dust away pencil shavings
  • Prismacolor Premier 938 White colored pencil - no substitution!

Do not intermix the brands of pencils. There will be a slight variance of colors between the brands.

Lyra Rembrandt PolycolorFaber-Castell PolychromosPrismacolor Premier
02 Cream102 Cream914 Cream - not exact match
27 Light Carmine127 Pink Carmine994 Process Red - not exact match
29 Pink Madder Lake129 Pink Madder Lake928 Blush Pink
31 Medium Flesh131 Medium Flesh939 Peach - not exact match
54 Aquamarine154 Light Cobalt Turquoise992 Light Aqua
70 Apple Green170 May Green1005 Lime Peel - not exact match
71 Light Green171 Light Green913 Spring Green
72 Grey Green172 Earth Green - a bit darker1020 Celadon Green
73 Olive Green173 Olive Green Yellowish988 Marine Green
74 Cedar Green174 Chrome Green Opaque1090 Kelp Green
83 Gold Ochre183 Light Yellow Ochre942 Yellow Ochre
95 Light Grey230 Cold Grey I1059 Cool Grey 10%
96 Silver Grey232 Cold Grey III1061 Cool Grey 30%