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This course is suitable for grades 7 - 12 as well as college students and adults. Learn amazing watercolor skills from a professional watercolor artist Joan Wolbier.

Fri 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Ages 12 - Adults

Price $355/10 class semester

WATERCOLOR COURSE   Students will learn various techniques from a professional watercolor artist while working with the real watercolor supplies.  Materials and Intro:  - paper and brushes  - basic pencil drawing as a base for watercolor  - a touch on perspective drawing  - importance of preserving white and working from light to dark  Techniques and Projects:  - wet-in-wet  - wet-in-dry  - negative painting  - individual finished work review and commentary

WATERCOLOR COURSE

Students will learn various techniques from a professional watercolor artist while working with the real watercolor supplies.

Materials and Intro:

- paper and brushes

- basic pencil drawing as a base for watercolor

- a touch on perspective drawing

- importance of preserving white and working from light to dark

Techniques and Projects:

- wet-in-wet

- wet-in-dry

- negative painting

- individual finished work review and commentary

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ABOUT THE ARTIST

Joan Wolbier was born in Buffalo, NY, but spent most of her childhood in Germany. She chose a career in the arts working in both the fine and commercial worlds. As a graphic designer, she worked on staff as art director at the Smithsonian Institution and freelancer for the National Graphic Society.

During her career, she studied figure drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and book arts.Although she loves to paint en plein air, she continues to express herself in a variety of media including drawing, book arts, and printmaking. She has a BA degree in Fine Arts and a Masters in K–12 Art Education.

Visit her website to see her amazing portfolio and learn more about her www.joanwolbier.com

Pictures from previous courses