How to paint with watercolor and ink holiday cards 2021– On line zoom class (no longer available)

Three samples of the card paintings we are going to do in class.


Class through Los Gatos Saratoga Community Education and Recreation. Class date December 2nd from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm PST live on zoom. The class will be recorded so you can review at your own time. Class price $40. Instructor: Elvira Rascov.

It is fun to send friends and family your own watercolor cards. In this class, you will have the opportunity to learn how to make your own holiday cards. With simple watercolor techniques, you will make four different holiday cards. Using wet and wet techniques, glazing, masking to reserve whites you will be able to make beautiful winter and holiday scenes. The instructor will guide you all the way live via zoom. A recording of the class will be sent to students so they can review it at their own time.

Basic materials you should have for this class:
-140lb/300 gm watercolor paper
-Basic set of watercolor paints
-Set of watercolor brushes include round brushes number 4, 6, 10 or 12 and a rigger brush for details.
-Low tack masking tape
-Masking fluid
-A black ink liner 0.3 or 0.5 (Micron brand) or (Faber Castell)
The simplest way to make the cards is to fold a sheet of paper in half, but you can also find watercolor postcards ready to pop in an envelope if you prefer.
Do you want to keep your original cards? No problem, the instructor will give you information of where you can print your holiday cards for a good price.
Let’s get in the holiday spirit with this fun class!

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