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Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

at 92nd Street Y

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.

Course Details
Price $325
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Class Level Beginner
Age Requirements 18 and older
Average Class Size 12
System Requirements
  • high-speed Internet connection
  • internal or external computer speaker
  • internal or external computer mic

For PC: 

  • Windows 7 or higher

For MAC: 

  • OS X 10.8.5 or higher
Class Delivery

Enjoy in the comfort of your own home, classroom or studio!

  • Individual courses are affordably priced
  • All times are Eastern Standard
  • An email with login instructions will be sent to all participants prior to the event.
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this watercolor class:

Explore watercolor’s unique properties through direct observation of still life, the figure, or photographs in this class.

Learn methods of paint application, color formation and visual representation. Participate in group discussions, observe demonstrations, and get feedback on your progress in real time.

For the Supply List, please CLICK HERE.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:

Online programs:
An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.

In-person programs:
Visitors are not required to show proof of vaccination. Masks are highly recommended at 92NY.

Refund Policy

In the event that some or all of the meetings of the program cannot happen in person, programs will be held at the scheduled time in a virtual format via a video conferencing platform. The programs will continue through hands-on, at-home activities, lectures, presentations, and/or group discussions. No refunds will be issued should any portion of a course be held virtually.

We are not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.

There are no refunds for outings, classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester.

If you are unable to attend, you may contact [email protected] prior to the first date for a receipt that enables you to claim your contribution as a tax-deductible gift.

Unless otherwise noted in program description, the following schedule applies to programs which meet three times or more per semester:

  • To receive a 95% refund, written request must be received 14 business days prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 75% refund, written request must be received at least 2 business days prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 50% refund, written request must be received at least 2 business days prior to the second session.
  • After that, refunds cannot be granted.

All refund requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected]

Refunds are computed from the date written notice is received. To receive a refund, you must enclose the original of your confirmation letter.

Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your refund request.

Processing fees, membership fees, auditions fees and class or exercise cards are not refundable. No cash refunds.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

Reviews of Classes at 92nd Street Y (1,038)

(4.5-star rating across 1038 reviews)
  • Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Anonymous review on 11/1/2023
    This is the second class I've taken with this instructor and plan on taking more. Great environment and I learned so much!
  • Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Reviewed by Salita B. on 11/1/2023
    Fantastic class and instructor. Appropriate for all levels. Lots of great feedback and encouragement. I learned a tremendous amount.
  • Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Reviewed by Ellen H. on 10/27/2023
    Allison is an excellent teacher. I have signed up to continue taking her classes
  • Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Anonymous review on 8/29/2021
    Zach was an outstanding teacher!! I learned a lot about watercolor techniques, color theory, & how to mix & create colors. Awesome course for beginner!!!!
  • Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Reviewed by Mary T. on 7/17/2019
    Not enough instruction especially for an absolute beginner. Instructor was talented and nice but not a particularly good teacher. Experience was not as positive as I hoped it would be.
  • Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Reviewed by Yuko S. on 7/16/2019
    Teacher, people, material, all good. Thank you to all!
  • Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Reviewed by Salita B. on 11/1/2023
  • Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Anonymous review on 12/26/2021
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