Painting Peonies

with Sarah Yeoman

Get your fill of gorgeous spring blossoms with another fun Sarah Yeoman class! Sarah will demonstrate how to recreate a painting of peonies from reference images. 

Instructions for Pre-Class Prep

Please refer to the picture and sketches (see Reference Images below!), then sketch yours before the class. Please apply the masking fluid no more than 2-3 days before the class. Leaving masking on too long can make it difficult to remove. Apply liberally with a soft round synthetic brush. Rinse your brush frequently or put a little soap on the brush to keep the masking from sticking to the brush. Trying to save the lightest shapes. Yours does not have to look exactly like Sarah’s!

Recommended Supplies:

  • Watercolor paper, preferably cold pressed (9x12 or 11x14)
  • Firm board for taping paper to
  • Masking tape
  • 1 round watercolor brush #10 or #12
  • 1 small round #2 or #4
  • Masking fluid
  • Small plastic container for water
  • Paper towels
  • Hair dryer
  • Paint (you don't have to have all of these colors!): viridian, cobalt blue, permanent rose, lemon or cadmium yellow, yellow ochre, cerulean blue, paynes gray, perylene green or sap green, brown madder, ultramarine blue 
  • Water spray bottle

Reference Images

Click here to download and/or print reference images to begin your prep work for class!

Where Can I Buy Supplies?

The Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid is offering curbside pickup and limited delivery services! Call 518.523.2950 to order any materials you may need and pay by phone.

Supporting Artists

In addition to free virtual art classes on Tuesday nights, we are sharing this series of paid classes as a part of our ongoing commitment to support the work of extraordinary artists from the Adirondack region and beyond.

Thursday 5/28/2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Per Log-In: $20
...dedicated to presenting and fostering quality arts, which inspire, enrich, educate and entertain people of all ages.
Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

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