Introduction to Watercolor

WHEN: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 to Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM
WHERE: Carriage House and Grounds

Discover the joy of watercolor painting in this introductory course. You will learn about basic techniques and materials as you explore your inner creative talent!

Watercolor techniques including tools, color, composition and paint application will be demonstrated and students will receive individual attention to create beautiful watercolor paintings from their photographs. Weather permitting there will be opportunities to paint Blithewold’s lovely gardens as well.

A list of basic supplies will be sent to students before the first session.

Click here to register

Members:$120
Non-Members:$140


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