Adult Class: Watercolor Painting
Join us for a four session class exploring the art of watercolor painting. Work with an accomplished artist to learn proper techniques for working with watercolors. Experiment with liquid watercolors, watercolor pencils, watercolor crayons, and watercolor pans. Visit the IMA’s Elder Greenhouse to do a watercolor study of orchids and visit the galleries to view examples of watercolor works in the IMA’s collection.
Artists of all abilities are welcome, from beginner to expert. Adults ages 18 and over, please.
Class tuition includes the cost of all materials and the use of studio tools and equipment.
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