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Intricate Watercolor Miniatures Inspired by Michigan Fish Watercolor Workshop with Dani Knoph

Dive into the meditative process of painting fish scales. Learn how to lay down watercolor washes, wield a nib pen, layer color, and code your paint palette, with wildlife artist Dani Knoph. Observe artist demonstrations then put your knowledge to practice. You’ll learn fun facts about local fisheries as you create your own miniature watercolor painting. You are encouraged to bring watercolor art supplies, but supplies will be provided as needed. Space is limited. 
Recommended Supply list:
  • Watercolor paper (8″ x 10″ pad or smaller)
  • Painters Tape
  • Back Board (wood, MDF or particle board preferred for taping down watercolor paper)
  • Eye dropper
  • Nib Pen (extra fine or fine)
  • Water-resistant, Speedball calligraphy ink (your color choice)
  • HB or soft pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler
  • Watercolor mixing palette (recommended at least 6 wells)
  • Round watercolor paint brushes (preferably 1 large round brush and a few small round brushes)
  • Small towel or washcloth
  • Watercolor paint, preferably tubes (recommended: chinese white, yellow ochre, sap green, prussian blue, lamp black, van dyck brown, cadmium red, viridian green, winsor yellow)
  • Any photos of your prized catches!


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