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Mon, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Location:
West Village, Manhattan
110 W 14th St 5th Fl Loft
Btwn 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10011
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 2
Teacher: Kaaren Lewis

What you'll learn in this watercolor class:

For the beginner:
  • Learn how to control the watercolor medium while exploring spontaneity.
  • Create flowing, vibrant color mixtures.
  • Learn how to set up your color palette.
  • Learn which colors are the most transparent, the most staining, and the most intense.
  • Create resist areas with masking fluid.
  • Explore the "wet-on-wet" technique.
  • Know your brushes and the variety of brush strokes available to you.
  • Paint a beautiful watercolor by the end of your first class.
For the intermediate and advanced student, 
learn watercolor techniques such as:

  • Making colors pulsate.
  • Achieving luminous grays.
  • Understanding color values.
  • Getting the most from darks.
  • Creating subtle blushes of white.
  • Balancing simple and complex areas in composition.
  • Layering with glazes and much more.
Note:  
All art material provided for in class and included in fee.

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Refund is available.

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First press #5 button, then press small green bell symbol (on the far right) to signal the 5th floor. Wait to be "buzzed" in. Take elevator to 5th floor.
Start Dates (25)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kaaren Lewis 1 $50

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Question from Rachel L.
Do I need to bring anything with me?
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse Staff
All art materials are included in the fee so you just have to show up in the class. :)
Answer from Karin F.
No, all top quality supplies are provided.
Answer from Prachi B. Verified Student
No, all materials are provided :)
Answer from Ellen A. Verified Student
Rachel, you do not need to bring anything at all -- Kaaren provides all materials, and she makes a point of explaining that she believes in using the best quality from the very start. (Just noticed your question dates back to 8/4, but it was just sent to me now.)
Answer from Avital F. Verified Student
No
Answer from Ellen A. Verified Student
No, all materials are provided.
Answer from Elisabeth L. Verified Student
Nope! Kaaren provides everything!
Answer from Ellen A. Verified Student
The answer is no, the teacher provides everything.
Answer from Magdalena B. Verified Student
All that you need is provided...including coffee!
Answer from Lauren C. Verified Student
No you do not. Just yourself. Instructor has watercolor paper, paint, brushes, pencils, and inspiration. Great class!
Answer from Merrick D. Verified Student
No. Everything was provided
Answer from Stephanie S. Verified Student
Nope! No smocks were provided. Wasn't an issue, but wear comfortable clothes.
Answer from Merrick D. Verified Student
No. They provide everything.
Answer from Erin N. Verified Student
Nope! All the materials are provided and she uses top quality paints, paper, and brushes. She'll also provide you with a list of materials you can purchase for practicing at home if you want to!
Answer from Cate H. Verified Student
nope! they provide everything.
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Reviews of Classes at The Village Workshop

(579 Reviews)
2/17/2018
Karin F.

Attended: Watercolor Workshop (Evening)
An excellent and enjoyable class to learn about watercolor.

2/13/2018
Eva T.

Attended: Watercolor Workshop (Evening)
This was amazing and I am returning as soon as work permits.

2/7/2018
lichterman v.

Attended: Watercolor Workshop (Evening)
I had a wonderful experience. The instruction is excellent. The supplies are of the highest quality. The ambience is truly uplifting. My classmates were, to a student, intelligent and charming. Kaaren is that rare passionate and energized teacher who approaches each student as an individual Time flew. Best, VL

2/2/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Watercolor Workshop (Evening)
Highly recommend for those looking for an easy to follow class. Space is warm and inviting and small group so lots of personal attention (<6 people).

1/31/2018
Cristina C.

Attended: Watercolor Workshop (Evening)
Love the class. Will be coming back.

School: The Village Workshop

Welcome to The Village Workshop. A great place to learn watercolor technique. Work in light filled studios in the heart of Greenwich Village, NYC! 

The Village Workshop was opened in 2004 by Kaaren Lewis in her Manhattan loft space where she presently teaches classes in watercolor painting.

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