Sat, Apr 13
2:30pm - 5:30pm
7 classes have spots left
How to make your bird pictures not only anatomically correct but “alive”, by seeing the individual “models’” physical structures, and color patterns, in terms of both form and function. Learn all this through guided practice, with the instructor’s help.
Saturday Apr 13th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Saturday Apr 20th, 1pm - 4pm
Our area offers easy access to a wide range of ocean, bay, and estuary locales susceptible of warming the seascape painter’s heart and capable of endless rich variation dependent on changes in Sunlight, wind, water, and other natural variables. With Firouzeh’s help, learn to make the best use of those possibilities...
Saturday Jun 15th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Easily applicable pointers on sky-scene painting of several basic sorts, from Sunrise/Sunset scenes to cloud types, Sunny days, Moonlight, starlight. overcast/darkness, major cloud types, fog/mist, and forms of precipitation.
Saturday May 18th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Come discover the joy of painting landscapes in watercolor! We will explore color choices, painting approaches, watercolor mixing, and textural techniques. We will discuss options for Plein Air as well. All levels welcome. Bring a reference photo or use one of the teachers.
Saturday Jul 27th, 1pm - 4pm
Dragons are the symbol of supreme power and good fortune in the East. It is a mythical creature that combines the features and qualities of multiple animals, birds and fish. Learn the anatomy of a classic dragon of the East, draw it in pencil and markers, and finish it in watercolor.
Saturday Mar 30th, 1pm - 4pm
Learn to paint roses, America’s favorite flower, in simplistic strokes with watercolor and white gouache on rice paper in which every stroke becomes a petal or leaf.
Sunday Aug 18th, 1pm - 4pm
In this workshop, you will learn how to paint different weather conditions such as storms, rain, fog, and snow using watercolors. Learn by hands-on practice under the guidance of the lead teacher of the WMAS. All supplies provided.
Explore the possibilities of layering watercolor and acrylic paint in this hands-on workshop! Students will create several small paintings over two days that feature QoR Watercolor, GOLDEN mediums, and GOLDEN High Flow and Fluid colors! Discover the range of gritty and absorbent products that are great as grounds for stains and washes then learn about...
Take your watercolors to the next level! Come learn how to use watercolor mediums! Learn what each one does and when to use them. From thin to thick and smooth to sparkly, there is bound to be one for you. We will experiment, create a reference sheet, and use them in a project. All supplies provided.
Learn to create clean, vibrant, dark colors to give your watercolors an extra glow and how proper mixing helps add dynamism to your work. Taught by the lead teacher of the Washington Metropolitan Artist Society. All supplies provided.
Come learn how to use watercolor pencils! Whether you want to use them on their own or combine them with watercolor or in a mixed media collage, watercolor pencils have a lot to offer. They are convenient, portable, and flexible. We will explore many techniques for using them. We will also discuss papers and supports. All supplies provided.
The fluid nature of watercolor invites us to paint in a free and suggestive manner rather than be overwhelmed by detail. In this workshop, learn how to paint a loose, full-body silhouette intuitively in watercolor. We will begin by looking at the art of several artists who explore and celebrate the human form in their work. Techniques,...
Watercolor Studio Learn how to combine watercolor painting techniques with your own authentic self-expression. Enjoy this inspiring journey of watercolor painting and learn a wide variety of techniques. You will explore graded washes, variegated washes, wet on wet, wet on dry, dry brush, splattering, dripping, glazing, color mixing, and more.
Students develop confidence, consistency, and an individual style. Instruction includes class critique, demonstrations, and individual attention in solving problems in composition, value, and color harmony. The goal is to exploit the unique ÒmagicÓ of watercolor with a variety of approaches. Beginners with some experience in drawing or other media...