Yellow Couch Sketch Hunters - In-Person Outdoors
Instructor Jana L. Bussanich explores downtown Colorado Springs Hunting Sketches. Learn to keep an art/travel journal using pen and wash techniques with permanent ink and watercolor. Participants will make loose sketches and paint scenes of downtown Colorado Springs in personal art journals during these instructor-led walking tours.
Each tour starts offsite at Jana L. Bussanich Art Studio, located at 218 W. Colorado Avenue, under the bridge. Arrive at 8:50 a.m. to meet members of the group. Groups will depart on foot at 9:00 a.m.., returning by 11:00 a.m.
New students welcome! This class is appropriate for all levels, beginner to advanced. Students 16 years and under are welcome and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Current watercolor technique and color theory students are encouraged to shift away from their usual practice and acquire new knowledge and skill during this course.
This activity includes urban walking, stairs, sketching, painting outdoors, local shops, libraries, parks, museums, and other public spaces. Bring a water bottle, wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.
- Bring Sketchbook (#140 cold press watercolor paper recommended)
- Fine-tip Permanent Marker
- Watercolor Paint Kit
- Water Pot
- Paper towel
- Mixing Tray or Palette
- Other mediums like colored pencils, water-soluble pastels, and watercolor markers.
NOTE MEETING LOCATION: 218 W. Colorado Ave.
*Due to COVID-19 Social Distancing requirements, classes are limited to 10 students. Classes take place out-of-doors; masks are required for those not vaccinated. Hand sanitizer will be provided on the premises.