Yellow Couch Sketch Hunters
Sketch Hunters - September 1-November 24, 2020
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. During these instructor-led walking tours, participants will make lose sketches and paint scenes of downtown Colorado Springs in personal art journals.
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. You may treat your registration like a five-class punch card: come consecutively OR to the sessions that work with your schedule.
New students welcome! This class is appropriate for all levels, beginner to advanced. Students under 16 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 summer course. This activity includes urban walking, stairs, sketching, and painting outdoors or in local shops, libraries, parks, museums, and other public spaces. Bring a water bottle, wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. In case of inclement weather, the class will not meet. Confirm your spot by texting Jana at (719) 460-4588 by 8:00 a.m. each Tuesday.
Bring Sketchbook (#140 cold press watercolor paper recommended), Fine-tip Permanent, Marker, Watercolor Paint Kit with a brush, water pot, paper towel/rag, and mixing tray. Other mediums like colored pencil and watercolor markers. Keep it light and simple!
NOTE ALTERNATE LOCATION: 218 W. Colorado Ave.
*Due to COVID-19 Social Distancing requirements, classes are limited to 8 students. Classes take place out-of-doors, masks are required. Hand sanitizer will be provided on the premises.