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Beginner's Watercolor

at The Art Studio NY - Upper West Side

Course Details
$399 6 seats left
Start Date:

Sun, Jan 26, 1:00pm - Mar 29, 3:00pm (8 sessions)

Next start dates (2)

Upper West Side, Manhattan
145 W 96th St Ste #1B
Btwn Amsterdam & Columbus Avenues
New York, New York 10025
No Class on these dates: Feb 16, Feb 23
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8
Teacher: James Rose

What you'll learn in this watercolor class:

Watercolor classes are the perfect way to ignite your inner-artist and express yourself through painting! Enjoy this inspiring journey of watercolor painting classes and learn a wide variety of watercolor painting techniques that will send your creative spirit soaring. 

In our watercolor lessons for beginners and intermediate levels, you will explore, learn, and enjoy:

  • Watercolor painting techniques including gradated washes, wet on wet painting, wet on dry watercolor painting, dry brush, variegated washes, splattering, watercolor dripping , glazing, color mixing, and more!
  • One-on-one, tailor-made, expert watercolor painting instruction by a professional artist and teacher
  • Demonstrations and step-by-step watercolor lessons
  • Painting a variety of subject matter, including landscape, still life, and abstraction throughout your watercolor classes
  • Receive the scientifically proven health benefits of watercolor painting classes including relaxation, stress relief, increased memory, and increased satisfaction
  • Learn how to combine watercolor painting techniques with your own authentic self-expression in watercolor painting classes

Required Materials

You may purchase the $60 Art Kit at their gift shop or you may buy your own supplies:

  • Watercolor pad: size of your choice (at least 11" x 14")
  • Plastic palette with at least 6 wells
  • Watercolor Paints: You may buy a prepackaged paint set (of 6+ colors) or individual colors. 

    Please buy these specific colors or a close variation to the color listed:
    • Lemon Yellow
    • Medium Yellow
    • Scarlet
    • Crimson Red
    • Cerulean Blue
    • Ultramarine Blue
    • Light Green
    • Sap Green
    • Yellow Ochre
    • Burnt Sienna
    • Raw Umber
    • Ivory Black
  • Art Masking Fluid for Watercolors
  • Watercolor Brushes: starter kit with 3 - 4 brushes of various sizes

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Refund Policy
Class tuition is neither non-refundable nor transferable. No refunds will be issued after registration and payment. In case of a Medically Certified illness, a credit will be issued after receipt of your physician’s documentation. The value of the credit will be for the balance of the remaining class sessions with an additional deduction of a $75 registration fee. Credit may be used towards any offerings at The Art Studio NY for up to 12 months.

If after your first class you are dissatisfied with the quality of your course, a written note must be submitted within 3 business days after your first class. After receiving your note, refund of class tuition will be reviewed by our staff. If a refund is granted, processing of refunds requires 8-10 weeks.

Course Cancellations
Although course cancellation at The Art Studio NY is quite rare, The Art Studio NY reserves the right to cancel classes or change instructor assignments and makes every effort to notify students in advance. If enrollment goals are not met, a course may be cancelled up to 48 hours before the first scheduled class. In the event of cancellation, a full refund or credit is granted. On occasion, a course start-date will be pushed back if enrollment goals are not met. In this instance, you will receive a credit for the price of the class that did not take place.

Please note that there will be NO exceptions to this under any circumstances, and that neither CourseHorse nor The Art Studio NY will bend on this policy.

Unfortunately, The Art Studio NY does not offer any makeups for classes missed. However, if the student wants to get the most from the course and the absence, they can tell the instructor when they will be absent and the instructor can provide some guidance on exercises to practice while away.


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Start Dates (3)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
1:00pm - 3:00pm James Rose 8 $399
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, Feb 02 1:00pm - 3:00pm James Rose
Sun, Feb 09 1:00pm - 3:00pm James Rose
Sun, Mar 01 1:00pm - 3:00pm James Rose
Sun, Mar 08 1:00pm - 3:00pm James Rose
Sun, Mar 15 1:00pm - 3:00pm James Rose
Sun, Mar 22 1:00pm - 3:00pm James Rose
Sun, Mar 29 1:00pm - 3:00pm James Rose
7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff 9 $449
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Feb 04 7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff
Tue, Feb 11 7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff
Tue, Feb 25 7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff
Tue, Mar 03 7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff
Tue, Mar 10 7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff
Tue, Mar 17 7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff
Tue, Mar 24 7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff
Tue, Mar 31 7:00pm - 9:00pm Isaac Ruff
11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff 9 $549
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Feb 07 11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff
Fri, Feb 14 11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff
Fri, Feb 28 11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff
Fri, Mar 06 11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff
Fri, Mar 13 11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff
Fri, Mar 20 11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff
Fri, Mar 27 11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff
Fri, Apr 03 11:00am - 1:30pm Isaac Ruff

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Reviews of Classes at The Art Studio NY (521)

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Beginner's Watercolor
Reviewed by Kathleen R. on 8/13/2019
James is an awesome instructor. Super enthusiastic!!!!!
Beginner's Watercolor
Reviewed by meri t. on 1/19/2019
Really enjoyed it! The instructor was great and very helpful!!
Beginner's Watercolor
Reviewed by corinne h. on 8/30/2018
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