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Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society has transitioned to new website at
Please click on the above link for information about upcoming workshops and demonstrations.



Helen Burkett 

"White is a Color"

Feb 11th, 10-4 pm

Beach Arts Center

1515 Bay Palm Blvd,

Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785

Workshop Fee:$75 for FSWS Members, $95 for Non-Members, Register Below

Limit 20 Students

 During the workshop Helen will give each attendee a one page handout showing eight stages of the development

of the image that she will be demonstrating and listing the pigments that she will be using.

As a guide to participants regarding supplies, the instructor has shared the following:

I will be working on Arches 140# cold press 1/4 sheet paper, 8.5" x 11" using round brushes, a Pike pallet, water,

probably tissues, etc.  I will use  a 70/30 % mix of indigo and sepia, Hookers green dark, Winsor violet, ultramarine violet,  ultramarine blue, indigo, cadmium yellow pale, cadmium yellow deep, cadmium orange, scarlet lake, and alizarin crimson pigments. Of course the participants are free to use what ever they wish for tools, pigments, etc.

If seats fill, it will be posted here- 

If that happens, please email Linda Wokoun at to get on the waiting list.

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Diane Simon

"Bokeh and Basket"

March 22nd, 10-4 pm

ArtCenter Manatee

 209 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205

Workshop Fee:$75 for FSWS Members, $95 for Non-Members

Limit 20 Students

IPlease Note: FSWS workshop policy is no refunds. We are a volunteer organization,
and the administration and financial burden will not allow us to issue refunds.

Bokeh comes from the Japanese word, 'boke', which means 'haze' or 'blur', associated with the

aesthetic quality of out-of-focus blur in a piece of art.

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