Watercolor Classes

A Series of Watercolor classes with artist Carole Pivarnik

 ( see Carole’s bio here)

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1. Watercolor Practice: Common Landscape Elements  April 15  9am-1pm

Covers a basic approach to painting studies of skies, trees, mountains, rocks, water, and open fields. The importance of accurate drawing, massing shapes, consistent light source, atmospheric perspective, and working “loose to tight, light to dark, back to front” are discussed. Students get lots of hands-on practice. Beginners welcome. Half day. $55 sign up here

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2. Compelling Compositions from Lackluster Photographs May 20  9am-1pm

Students analyze overly-busy or uninspiring photos to identify a compelling subject, then complete composition exercises and value and color studies to develop a painting plan for the chosen subject. All experience levels welcome. Half day. $55  sign up here

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3. Watercolor Process: Easy  Pet Portraits  June 17  9-4pm

Students are guided through a step-by-step process for creating a realistic, expressive sketch-style portrait of their pet in ink and watercolor. Covered: analyzing reference photos; identifying values; achieving a strong likeness; producing realistic line work; depicting features and textures accurately; using color boldly. Some drawing and/or watercolor experience helpful. Full day.  $75 sign up here

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