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Triton Online: Watercolor Expressions



$120 Members, $140 Non-Members

Wednesday Evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm; April 10th, 2024 through May 15th, 2024

6 Weeks

About the Course

Triton Online: Watercolor Expressions (Spring 2024)

with Jeff Bramschreiber : Hosted by Zoom

Six week Online Session for the Triton Museum of Art

Wednesday Evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm; April 10th, 2024 through May 15th, 2024

Price: $120 members, $140 general

All levels welcome.

For ages 13 and up.


This watercolor class will cover the use of traditional watercolor techniques, the use of watercolor pencils with and without ink, as well as the elegant watercolor with tea batik and the use of the palette knife to paint watercolors. All levels are welcome for this informative and fun class.

Themes and Materials:

Week One (4/10/24): Pansies (Watercolors)

Week Two (4/17/24): Bell Peppers (Watercolors)

Week Three (4/24/24): Beaver Portrait (Watercolor Pencil)

Week Four (5/1/24): Lobster (Watercolor Pencil)

Week Five (5/8/24): Sierra Stream (Watercolors with Knife)

Week Six (5/15/24): Old Ruins (Watercolors with Knife)

Suggested Materials:

One 9”x12” or 11”x14” watercolor block or pad 140lb. Cold Press.

● HB pencil or 5mm mechanical pencil with HB lead.

● White vinyl eraser

● #4 Watercolor round brush

● 3⁄4” or 1” Flat Watercolor Wash Brush

● #2 Round watercolor brush

● # 2 Script, liner, or rigger brush

● Small trowel- shaped metal palette/ painting knife

● Roll of paper or shop towels

● Table salt Optional)

● 3⁄4’ Blue painters tape ( optional)

● Water container


- Tube paint preferred –

Ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, cobalt blue, sap green, thalo green, alizarin crimson, Cad red

or quinacridone red, cad yellow light, lemon yellow, naples yellow, raw sienna, burnt sienna,

sepia, mauve or diox violet, ivory black, Chinese white or titanium white.

Optional Colors: manganese blue, van dyke brown, peacock blue, viridian, new gamboge,

opera, permanent ros, royal blue.

Your Instructor

Jeff Bramschreiber

Jeff Bramschreiber

Jeff Bramschreiber has been drawing and painting for over forty years, and while he is primarily a pastelist, he also frequently works in acrylic, watercolor, silverpoint most dry media and even airbrush. His artworks hang in private collections throughout the United States and Europe and have received many awards. A local art advocate, he has served as an art club president, (East Valley Artists and Santa Clara Art Association), as a juror with nearly fifty shows to his credit, as treasurer and lecturer for Silicon Valley Open Studios, as a demonstrator and lecturer for many of the Bay Areas’ art clubs, colleges and museums. Jeff also worked at University Art San Jose for 21 years before its closing in 2018 as an assistant Manager, Frame Designer, and Community Art Liaison. Mr. Bramschreiber has also helped coordinate, organize, and participate in numerous local art shows, group shows and events throughout his career. Currently he is President of the Board of Trustees for the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, an exhibiting and “live paint” artist at Kaleid Gallery in Downtown San Jose; Jeff is also an art instructor for the Triton Museum of Art , The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, The Pacific Art League and The Villages Arts and Crafts Association.

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