Watercolor for Beginners class with Anne Buck online May 29

May 16, 2020

Milton Arts Guild will host Watercolor for Beginners with Anne Buck from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Friday, May 29, online via Zoom. Class fee is $15.

Participants will paint a Grecian doorway in this session focusing on painting leaves and flowers, and casting shadows.

Supplies needed include several 8-by-10-inch pieces of 140 lb. cold press watercolor paper, round watercolor brush size 6 or personal preference, pencil drawing (image provided), and the following colors: Cad Red, Cad Yellow, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Raw Umber, Yellow Ocher, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue and Sap Green.

If participants do not have these colors, they can select a red, a yellow, two blues (light and dark), and a brown. A water container with water and paper towels will also be needed. Art supply online vendor information is on the arts guild website.

To register and pay, go to, and an email will be sent with a code and link to the Zoom class; the program should be downloaded  prior to class.

Anne Buck is an award-winning watercolorist who loves the luminosity and translucence of watercolor. Design and creativity have been infused in her education, with a bachelor’s degree in ornamental horticulture and landscape design, and a master’s degree in biology education.

In her working career, she used her design skills as a conservationist for erosion and sediment control, as an office manager and draftsman for Jennifer Thompson Architects, and as a science teacher for Cape Henlopen School District.

She is a member of the International Watercolor Society, Delaware Watercolor Society and Rehoboth Art League, and is past president and current education director of the Milton Arts Guild. Her work is on display at various art leagues, and has been on display in Delaware’s Biggs Art Museum. For more information, go to


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