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Introduction to Watercolor

Art Class with Jim Minet 

Location: The Manes Art & Education Center  

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

Thursdays, 1pm-3:30pm 

Summer Session 1 – (6 weeks) – July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15 

$270 members | $300 non-members  

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 required for this class. 

For inquiries about this class and other questions, please email artclasses@nassaumuseum.org


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