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Meditative Geometric Watercolor Series: #5 Ovals taught by Jinjer Markley

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October 19 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm CDT

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All levels- students 12 and up are welcome in this class

Give yourself a little dose of creative joy and meditative focus with this Geometric Art class. 

Each class in the series will include hints on where to look for inspiration, technical advice on how to use tools to create precise designs, and a packet of design templates if you’d rather just trace and color. When math is necessary, you will get resources that do the math for you, if you prefer.  Additionally, in each class, you’ll learn an easy meditative doodle to help you calm and center yourself any time, anywhere. Since we’ll be working in watercolor, you’ll also get tips for successfully working with watercolor paint.


In this class, we will learn a satisfying hands-on method for drawing perfect ovals in a custom size, and use them to create a beautiful frame. We’ll learn how to stretch watercolor paper–and when you might want to!

  • Supplies: 
    • 2 pushpins
    • Cardboard or corkboard for pushing pins into
    • Sturdy, non-stretchy, heavy thread, such as embroidery thread. Do not substitute yarn.
    • Pencil
    • Ruler
    • Watercolor paper
    • Small round brush–size 3-5
    • Watercolor of any kind
    • Exacto knife, or similar, plus a suitable cutting surface.
    • Gum tape
    • Tray, bin or very clean baking pan that is a little larger than your watercolor paper 
    • Waterproof board a little larger than your paper, such as
      • Polystyrene Board
      • Gatorboard
      • Plexiglas
      • Lexan
      • Marine Ply

Optional, but helpful: Lightbox

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.

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Meditative Geometric Watercolor #5 Ovals
$ 16.00
12 available



In this class, we’ll learn a simple  but fascinating mathematical illusion that will open up a world of design possibilities: parabolic curves. We’ll also learn strategies for successfully creating watercolor paintings with lots of layers.

  • Supplies: 
    • Tracing paper
    • Hard or medium Pencil (ex: 1-4H  or 1-2 HB) this includes ordinary school pencils
    • Soft pencil (ex: 6B)
    • ruler
    • Watercolor brush–round, angled, oval or flat size 6 -10
    • Watercolor paint of any kind
    • Watercolor paper (block, pad or loose sheets) in your preferred size
    • Optional, but helpful: Lightbox