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Freehand With Masking Fluid +Watercolor taught by Liz Carlson

November 14 @ 10:30 am 1:00 pm CST


Teens are welcome in this class! No drawing experience is needed!  

In this one-day workshop you learn to use masking fluid with a dip pen (no fuss or sad paintbrushes) while creating a fun, bright and bold abstract pattern ready to frame! Grab your favorite bright watercolor paints and some black for some striking contrast!

No drawing experience is needed!  


Assorted watercolors. whatever you have will be fine!

Masking Fluid such as QoR, Grumbacher or Holbein Masking fluid if you have it. The masking fluid should be fairly fresh/on the thinner side. If you have a bottle of masking fluid that is older than 1 year, please think about getting a new one for this class as they tend to thicken up over time.
G-nib. such as Nikko ( If you are buying fresh nibs, you’ll want to wipe them off with a dry paper towel before using )
Pen holder for your nib such as Speedball
A pencil (HB-2H) or .7 mechanical pencil to lightly layout the design.
Kneaded eraser to lighten the layout.
Rubber cement pick up to remove the mask at the end.
Cold Pressed watercolor paper (suggested size is 6×8″), 140lb. such as Fluid 100 6×8 cold press block or heavy watercolor paper, 300lbs would be suitable for this project if you prefer.


Circle, Square , or other templates to help break up the blank page. 

Painters Tape

Hair dryer to aid with dry time, palette or butter knife to remove watercolor sheet from block, small cup or jar with lids for dipping into masking fluid (or dip directly into the bottle). These are handy: Art Alternatives cups.

This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux.

Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining Zoom

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WC+ Masking Fluid Project
$ 40.00
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