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Winsor & Newton Watercolor, FREE Seminar and Demo with Christine Hanlon, April 14th, 2013

"Late Tuesday Afternoon" by Christine Hanlon
Winsor & Newton Watercolor, FREE Seminar and Demo
Christine Hanlon
Sunday, April 14th, 2013
12 pm to 2 pm
Cost: Free
FREE - Space is limited, please call to reserve your space at: 425-643-1781


For artists working in watercolour, this lively and entertaining discussion looks at the history, techniques, and materials that spell success when working in this most legendary of mediums. Discover which pigments granulate, why some colors stain, and the ideal landscape colour palette. Learn the keys to color permanence and lightfastness. What mediums will help you capture texture and expressive gesture? Why do we have Rough, Cold Pressed and Hot Pressed papers? What colours best capture natural light? What is gouache and can I use it with my transparent watercolours? What are the three benchmarks for fine water media brushes? How do I care for my brushes and finished watercolours?

Winsor & Newton Artists’ Water Colour offers a range of 96 unique colours and a wide array of mediums to help artists alter and enhance the characteristics of their work. The goal is to help everyone get the most out this wonderful medium.

These topics and any other questions you bring will be addressed, with all attendees receiving free watercolour samples at the conclusion!

Christine Hanlon W&N April 2013
  Christine Hanlon is a working artist/teacher from the San Francisco Bay area, who has been part of the Artist Outreach Program for Winsor & Newton since 1998. She has been trained on methods and materials with Winsor & Newton in London, and has conducted technical seminars on color and paint at colleges and universities throughout No. California and the Pacific Northwest.

Her extensive resume includes invitational and juried museum and gallery shows, as well as traveling exhibitions. Her maritime paintings have received multiple awards in the Coos Art Museum's annual maritime exhibitions, including a Best in Show in 2008. Her urban landscape work was featured in the Artist's Magazine Competition Spotlight in September 2009. A cover image and feature article on her maritime paintings is published in the winter 2010-11 issue of Sea History Magazine. She received a BFA in Painting from RISD in 1976 and an MFA in Painting from the Academy of Art University in 1997, where she currently teaches at the graduate level.

Her paintings, current shows, biography and resume may be viewed online at


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