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Ellsworth Adult Education

Art: Watercolor (March)

with Melissa Rioux



only 5 seats left

Explore color on paper; learn or practice the fundamentals of watercolor, brush techniques and tone transitions. This class is for anyone interested in exploring with watercolor paints and brushes. Students will be introduced to a range of materials and encouraged to play and yield their own varied results. All levels are encouraged to participate! Supplies are available for purchase online, at AC Moore in Bangor, and Shirley’s Yarns & Crafts in Hancock (10% discount for Adult Education students). Melissa Rioux hails from coastal Maine but spent 10 years in New York teaching and writing arts curriculum for children and adults. She is devoted to the transformative power art can have to alter and improve the world. No class 04/16/18; makeup class (if needed) 05/07/18.

Supply List

Arches cold or hot press sheet paper (3 lg. sheets)

Palette (plastic, metal, or glass)

Masking tape, water cup, pencil

Watercolor in tubes (small): Alizarin crimson, cadmium red, cadmium yellow light, lemon yellow or Indian yellow, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, cobalt blue, black, yellow ochre, burnt sienna, raw umber

Watercolor brushes (an assortment): round (size 4, 6, 8, 10), filbert, 1/2” flat (Kolinsky sable brushes preferred, but any assortment - fan, filbert or wash brushes are fun to experiment with)

Melissa suggests that this list is ideal. If all are not affordable, bring what you have to the first class and she’ll review supplies.


Code: 6200.11.0.418.146.162935
  • Mar 19 - Apr 30th, 2018
    Mon for 6 weeks from 6:00 - 8:30 pm

    Will run


20 Forest Avenue
Ellsworth, ME 04605 Get directions

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