The Basics of Watercolor with Faye August
3 Sessions, Saturdays, February 17-March 2, 11:30am–2pm
For ages 16 and up. No previous watercolor experience necessary.
This class will focus on learning basic watercolor techniques. Students will learn how to handle both flat and round brushes, how to mix paint with water to achieve perfect color layering, and how to use basic color theory to create impactful paintings. Instruction will include focus on shape, color, and value. Through hands-on practice, participants will learn to create and combine shapes resulting in simple, beautiful vignette paintings.
Tuition for entire series: Members: $95 Nonmembers: $125
Tuition per class: Members $35 Nonmembers $45
Materials List Basics of Watercolor with Faye August
Faye August is an abstract watercolorist. For the past 15 years, she has studied under internationally recognized American contemporary water media artist, teacher, and author Sterling Edwards. For over 10 years, she has been teaching beginning and intermediate watercolor classes. She says, “I wholeheartedly believe that everyone has the capacity to create art. There is much joy and personal satisfaction in creating an art piece just using shapes, colors, textures, and value.” She demonstrates her love of watercolor through sharing her knowledge and teaching techniques that enable students to free their creative spirits.