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Watercolor Studio

at McLean Community Center - McLean
1446 Chain Bridge Rd, Virginia, District of Columbia 22101

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. 

$325

7 sessions

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The Watercolor Experience

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

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...

$220

9 sessions

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Beginning In Watercolor

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class introduces the basics of color mixing, brush handling, and composition in watercolor with emphasis on creative interpretation and developing a unique point of view. Students receive individual attention while painting a variety of subject matter. This class includes some outdoor painting, weather permitting. 

$220

9 sessions

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Watercolor: Moving On

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students with some experience in watercolor delve into challenging topics, including mixing and using color, composing a successful painting, experimental approaches in watercolor, developing style and theme, and seeing and capturing the effects of light.  Students are responsible for acquiring their own materials. A list of recommended supplies...

$220

9 sessions

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Gestural Florals

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Participants paint flowers as living, moving Òlittle people.Ó The individual personalities of flowers are captured with rhythmic contour line and fresh washes of undiluted pigments mixing directly on the paper. Students are encouraged to strive for a lively expression, not botanical accuracy.  Students bring their own arrangement of flowers.  ...

$175

7 sessions

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Watercolor From Start To Finish

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class introduces classic watercolor techniques and builds slowly from the simple to the more complex. Topics include use of value, control of the medium, color mixing, and composition. Demonstrations are part of the class, but painting from still life and photographs is emphasized. Experienced students focus on assignments to improve color handling,...

$200

9 sessions

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Watercolor: Positive Results with Negative Space

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

In this exciting two-week workshop students will learn to create exciting watercolor images by painting the background of an image rather than painting the object. This positive approach provides a new way to look at watercolor for both beginning watercolorists and those with some experience. All materials are included.

$150

2 sessions

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Monet’s Flowers: Watercolor Explorations

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

French impressionist painter Claude Monet is world-famous for his oil paintings of water lilies from the pond at his home in Giverny, in the later years of his career. in this class we will work on close-up flower views with watercolors (starting with watercolor pencil drawings, and we will not only do the water lilies but other flowers from his garden...

$200

6 sessions

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Watercolor Painting (Beginner and Intermediate)

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Designed for beginning and continuing students with emphasis on still life and landscape using watercolors.  An introduction to color theory, composition, techniques and materials.

$260

8 sessions

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Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Designed for beginning and continuing students with emphasis on still life and landscape using watercolors.  An introduction to color theory, composition, techniques and materials.

$260

8 sessions

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Easy Art Journal in Pen & Watercolor

at McLean Community Center - McLean
1446 Chain Bridge Rd, Virginia, District of Columbia 22101

Easy Art Journal in Pen and Watercolor Whether you are traveling, exploring, or adventuring through your daily life, this class will inspire you to notice the small details around you, and be inspired to capture them! Learn to create illustrated art journals - a beautiful way to save memories, ideas, and goals. We will cover the basics of drawing,...

$370

8 sessions

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Painting From Photos

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn to use photographs to create beautiful and believable paintings. Students will have the opportunity to paint the subject matter of their choice—from portraits of loved ones to far away landscapes to lively scenes—while receiving instruction in painting techniques and advice on the challenges of working from photos. 

$278

8 sessions

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Water/Color/Paper (Intermediate)

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

In this class the emphasis is on working with the elements that make watercolor unique and challenging the water itself, the hues of different paints, and the complexities of various paper surfaces. Attention to composition, exposure to works of other artists, and critique of our own work are a large part of the sessions. Class includes interior,...

$290

8 sessions

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Mindful Watercolor Workshop

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn how watercolors can help you become more aware as you create unique paintings in this interactive workshop. Follow the steps using wet-on-wet painting techniques and increase your confidence to control watercolors in different paintings. You’ll create abstract paintings in this workshop by learning brief activities to help reduce stress,...

$45
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Flowing Watercolor

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Create dynamic compositions with strong values, color harmony and movement as we interpret still life, landscape and figure. Demonstrations of color mixing, dropping/spattering, wet on wet, gesture, and other loose approaches. Individual styles encouraged through ongoing critique. 

$300

10 sessions

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