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Discover the joy of watercolor painting with classes in Houston. Learn essential techniques, unleash your creativity, and create stunning works of art with the guidance of experienced instructors.

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Online Watercolor 202 - Intermediate

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Take your watercolor skills to the next level with this intermediate class at Pastimes for a Lifetime. Learn advanced techniques for texture, tone, and color layering, and discover how to create deeper, richer colors in your paintings. Perfect for artists interested in fine art or illustration.

(20) Intermediate 7 and older
$160

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Online Watercolor 201 - Beginner

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Discover the beauty of watercolor painting with Online Watercolor 201. Learn essential techniques, color mixing, and brushstrokes to create stunning works of art. Perfect for aspiring fine artists, illustrators, and designers.

(20) Beginner 7 and older
$160

4 sessions

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Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

92nd Street Y @ Live Interactive Online Classroom

Discover the unique properties of watercolor as you observe still life, figures, or photographs in this engaging art class. Learn techniques of paint application and color formation, while receiving real-time feedback on your progress. Join now to explore the captivating world of watercolor painting.

(1088) Beginner 18 and older
$355

7 sessions

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Portrait Painting

92nd Street Y @ Live Interactive Online Classroom

Unlock the secrets of capturing the essence of a model through anatomy, proportion, and color-mixing. Embrace the challenge of painting different views of the head with live models, as you explore the art of portrait painting. Join us on this artistic journey and bring your portraits to life.

(1088) All levels 18 and older
$375

7 sessions

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Watercolor

BrushCapades @ Online Classroom

Unleash your creativity with a hands-on tutorial that provides all the necessary materials for a 90-minute watercolor experience. Discover the joy of painting with a watercolor fan set, brushes, and high-quality paper, all included in this immersive workshop. Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore the beautiful world of watercolors!

(10) All levels 8 and older
$65
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Beginners Watercolor Painting Class Online: All Levels

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

Ignite your creativity with online watercolor painting classes! Perfect for all levels, learn a variety of techniques from gradated washes to color mixing. Join a supportive community of artists and express your authentic self through vibrant watercolor creations.

(639) Beginner 18 and older
$149

4 sessions

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Small Towns in Watercolor

92nd Street Y

Learn how to render hidden gems like quaint stores, historic sites, and charming barns in watercolor with artist Wennie Huang as she guides you through the process working from reference photos and prompts.

(1088) All levels 18 and older
$165

3 sessions

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4 Week Session: Beginners Watercolor Painting

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

Ignite your inner artist with inspiring watercolor painting classes at NYC's #1-rated art studio. Learn a wide variety of techniques and explore landscape, still life, and abstraction. No experience necessary - this course is perfect for beginners!

(639) Beginner 18 and older
$99

4 sessions

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Watercolor Painting: Focus on Interiors

92nd Street Y @ Live Interactive Online Classroom

Explore the captivating world of domestic interiors as you learn to master light and color in your watercolor paintings. Discover the secrets of perspective and proportion, while infusing your artwork with depth and atmosphere. Join Zach Seeger to unlock your creative potential.

(1088) All levels 18 and older
$415

7 sessions

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Intermediate Watercolor Painting

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

Deepen your practice of watercolor painting and express your creativity in this inspiring online class. Learn from top-notch professionals and connect with a supportive community of artists worldwide. Discover a wide variety of techniques and styles to enhance your skills and increase your artistic confidence.

(639) Intermediate 18 and older
$149

4 sessions

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Painting in Watercolor - Level 2

Santa Monica College

Elevate your watercolor skills in a supportive and constructive environment, perfect for advancing your personal and creative expression. Learn techniques to enhance your previous work and achieve desired effects for new projects. This class offers valuable guidance to help you attain more satisfying results in your watercolor paintings. Join us and refine your artistic journey.

(513) Intermediate 18 and older
$128

6 sessions

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Watercolor Painting: Focus on Landscapes

92nd Street Y @ Live Interactive Online Classroom

Discover the beauty of watercolor landscapes with artist Zach Seeger as he guides you through advanced techniques to create stunning reflections, lush forests, and captivating skies. Enhance your painting skills and explore the rich medium of watercolor in this immersive course.

(1088) All levels 18 and older
$415

7 sessions

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Beginning Watercolor: Online

Chicago Botanic Garden @ Online via Zoom

Unlock your creativity and learn to paint sparkling, luminous watercolors with the Chicago Botanic Garden's virtual botanical art class. Explore brush techniques, color-mixing, and control of washes from the comfort of your own home. No prior experience is needed.

(129) Beginner 18 and older
$349

6 sessions

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Painting the Natural World

Chicago Botanic Garden @ Online via Zoom

Discover the world of watercolor as you learn to depict the beauty of nature in this online course offered by the Chicago Botanic Garden. Explore the art of painting the natural world from the comfort of your own home, and unlock the secrets to achieving sparkling and sensitive effects with watercolor. Previous experience in watercolor or a similar medium is recommended.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$349

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Watercolor 101

Mint & Maple

Learn the basics of watercolor strokes needed to gain control of brushes in order to create various letter widths, as well as working with the paint consistency and flow Learn how colors work together and create your own color wheel Through lots of practice painting and completing set exercises, you'll put your strokes into practice and explore making your own watercolor art Classes are no more than 16 people in order to get more one-on-one...

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Reviews for Watercolor Classes in Houston

Watercolor Classes in Houston are rated 4.4 stars based on 2,399 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

Discover the Best Watercolor Classes in Houston

Watercolor painting is a captivating medium that is cherished by artists and enthusiasts alike. With its fluidity, transparency, and vibrant colors, watercolor offers a unique and expressive way to create stunning artwork. It’s often used to capture natural scenery and landscapes because of its ability to create flowing artwork. In the bustling city of Houston, artists and aspiring painters can find a wealth of opportunities to learn and enhance their watercolor skills.

Houston has thriving arts and a diverse cultural heritage. As a result, it provides an ideal setting for exploring the art of watercolor. The city boasts renowned art institutions, galleries, and a community that fosters artistic growth and expression. From picturesque landscapes to vibrant cityscapes and cultural motifs, Houston offers a rich tapestry of inspiration for watercolor artists.

Some of the most well-known sources for artists in Houston include The Museum of Fine Arts, the Watercolor Art Society, and the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. These Houston resources encourage artists to find their craft while also sponsoring local artists’ creations and the art of famous individuals from around the world. 

If you’re interested in learning watercolor, consider taking an art class from one of the dozens of schools in Houston. You can find a list of the best current art classes on CourseHourse’s website. 

Why You Should Learn Watercolor in Houston

There are many reasons why learning watercolor in Houston is a great idea. First of all, learning watercolor can provide a fulfilling and enjoyable hobby that offers numerous advantages. It allows you to tap into your creativity, relieve stress, and find relaxation in the process. 

In addition, you can immerse yourself in a world of vibrant colors and expressive techniques. With the medium, you can create beautiful artworks that bring joy not only to yourself and others. Whether you choose to paint for leisure or explore the possibilities of gifting or selling your creations, watercolor offers a productive and fulfilling way to spend your free time.

Another reason why you should consider learning watercolor is because it can connect you to a larger community. Houston houses hundreds of thriving artists who are ready to teach the other upcoming artists in the area. By taking an art class, you can connect to this vibrant community, make new friends, and find resources that can improve your craft. 

Finally, taking a watercolor class is the perfect start for those who are interested in beginning an art career. Watercolor is a popular medium for commissioned artwork, illustrations, and printing. You can start your art journey by signing up for an art class in your area. 

In-Person Watercolor Classes in Houston

Taking an in-person class in Houston is a great way to learn watercolor painting. Houston has several great art classes that will help you to unlock your creativity. You’ll find a great list of classes on CourseHorse. 

A great art class to consider taking is 4-Day Mixed Media Summer Art Camp from Multiplicity. The camp includes four sessions that each last from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The class is open for students ages 8 to 17, which makes it great for younger individuals who wish to begin early in their art careers. Over the course of four days, they will work with Resin, Poly Shrink, Beads, Mixed Metals, Canvas, Flowers, Paint, Paper, and more. 

Another great benefit of this class is that it includes all of the materials, so you won’t have to purchase anything prior to the first day of class. However, there are several things to keep in mind. You will need to wear closed-toe shoes because you will be working with hot and messy materials. 

Multiplicity also offers a Petals and Metal Bracelet course that meets once for three hours. The class is open to anyone ages 14 and older, and you will learn to use various techniques to create a sterling silver and Czech bead bracelet. These skills include: 

  • Measuring and cutting sterling silver sheets and wire 
  • Texture/embellish metal using various methods 
  • Wire wrapping technique 
  • Filing, sanding, and polishing 
  • Chemically oxidizing non-ferrous metals 
  • Using a flex shaft rotary tool

This is the perfect class for those who enjoy making jewelry and are interested in Czech glass beads. The class is also taught by an experienced metalsmith instructor with live demonstrations. 

If you’re interested in learning photography, consider All Day Private Digital Photography (Houston) from Digital Photo Academy. During this all-day class, you will learn how to use a camera, and then the instructor will focus on your specific needs to help you excel. The shoot can focus on Landscape, Portrait, Architecture, or many other categories to suit the student’s interest.

Make sure to check the classes listed on CourseHorse regularly to ensure that you’re getting access to the best art classes in Houston. 

Virtual Watercolor Classes 

Virtual watercolor classes are a great alternative for individuals who can’t attend in-person sessions. These online classes provide the convenience of learning from home and include many of the benefits of in-person classes. Despite the virtual setting, participants still benefit from real-time demonstrations by expert instructors, making online watercolor classes an exceptional substitute for in-person classes.

You can find the best watercolor classes online by visiting CourseHorse’s website. CourseHorse lists the classes online to ensure that you get access to a diverse selection of top-rated online watercolor classes. Here are some of the best watercolor classes. 

A great class to consider is Painting Animals in Watercolor from 92nd Street Y. The class includes three sessions that each last for two and a half hours. It’s completely remote through an online classroom, but you’ll still be able to participate fully in discussions and activities. 

During the class, you will learn how to capture likenesses and a variety of textures, including soft, scaly, and feathered textures. Since the class is remote, you will need to purchase the items from the class supply list prior to the first day of class. 

Another standout course is the Watercolors for Absolute Beginners, also offered by 92nd Street Y. The class spans six sessions and lasts two and a half hours in total. By the end of the class, you wil have foundational watercolor painting skills. Delve into various techniques, including brush strokes, color mixing, value assessment, washing, wet-in-wet, and wet-over-dry methods.

Additionally, the course delves into the historical and contemporary aspects of watercolor art, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the medium and its rich background. Live demonstrations are integrated throughout the class to ensure a clear comprehension of proper application techniques.

Private Group Watercolor Classes in Houston

If you're searching for an exceptional way to express appreciation to your employees and cultivate a delightful team-building experience, CourseHorse presents an array of outstanding private group watercolor classes for Houston businesses. Indulge your team in an unforgettable event where they can unwind while participating in a guided watercolor workshop.

For example, consider taking the Virtual Watercolor Workshop that lasts for 90 minutes and accommodates up to 255 people. In this event, your group will learn the techniques to create an abstract watercolor painting using the “wet-on-wet” technique. Immerse your team in this relaxing and creatively stimulating workshop, where they will have the opportunity to experiment with layering and bring forth a masterpiece that embodies the unique essence of your collective.

If you would prefer a class that includes the materials list, consider signing up for the Virtual Watercolor Workshop (Materials Included). This class option is easier for those who have no experience with watercolor painting and would prefer if CourseHorse shipped the items to their front door. However, both classes offer the same great instruction. 

For more detailed information on CourseHorse's group classes, visit the website. You can explore various courses and discover the perfect artistic journey to enrich your team's experience.

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