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Better Watercolor

Art Class with Jim Minet

Beginner to advanced levels. Some drawing experience encouraged.
Adults and Teens 16+

Location: The Manes Art & Education Center

Tuesdays, 1-3:30 pm

Fall Session 1 – (6 weeks) – September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24 (no class 10/31)

Fall Session 2 – (6 weeks) – November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12

$270 members | $300 non-members (member discount applied at checkout)

Explore the fluid and jewel like qualities of watercolors and create expressive paintings by learning the fundamentals including, watercolor wash, color mixing, proper materials, tonal value, composition, and more. Beginning with how to make a simple pencil sketch outlining your subject, then applying bold color and fluid brush marks to achieve a compelling and complete painting. With step-by-step- instruction, participants will utilize all the techniques that make watercolor unique like, wet on wet, glazing, and direct painting, and avoid common mistakes such as ‘overworking’ the painting. Group and individual instruction is provided throughout the course. Reference photos will be provided. 

Pre-registration is required for this class.

Participants must have materials for the first day of class. Scroll down to view the list.

For questions regarding this class or registration, please email artclasses@nassaumuseum.org

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