The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

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Art in the Meadow - Watercolors

June 30, 2018 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm | Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd.

Art in the Meadow - Watercolors

Find your inspiration at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House!  Enjoy the estate and a leisurely morning or afternoon creating art with watercolor paints outside on the grounds. 
 
Participants must bring their owns supplies (listed below). The instructor is Beth Gauthier, from the Snow Studio at Rainy Day Art Supply in Grosse Pointe Woods.This program can be enjoyed by artists at any level of art experience, who are at least 16 years old.
 
Tickets are $30 for members, $35 for non-members. There are four dates in the series, including April 28, May 26, June 30, and July 28. You may buy the entire series for $100 (members) or $120 (non-members) by clicking here.
 
Purchase tickets for June 30 below:

Art in the Meadow Supplies List

Feel free to bring any supplies you may already own.  Pre-assembled supply kits and individual items are available at Rainy Day Art Supply and Framing, 20507 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236.

Assorted set of watercolors, you do not need to spend a great deal on them. A basic set from Reeves will do.

Color suggestions if not buying a set

- Cadmium red medium

- Yellow ochre

- Ultramarine blue

- Alizarin crimson

- Cerulean blue

Watercolor pad medium to large size.  Cold press

Three different size brushes ( value set will work)

HB graphite pencil

White Plastic eraser