“Painting Interiors in Watercolor” w/ Ron Stocke

DATE/TIME: Sat-Sun/ Mar 5-6 / 10:30-4:30pm

COST: $225


Learn to paint interesting, exciting interiors in watercolor with Ron Stocke. A master watercolorist who has taught workshops all over the U.S. and internationally, Ron’s overall teaching focus is to help students develop their own style, while incorporating the fundamental elements of his workshop.

In this 2-day workshop, Ron will demonstrate techniques on how to approach painting an interior scene. You’ll learn how to deal with the typical challenges you may face like multiple light sources, reflective surfaces, and how to paint furniture as your subject. He will demonstrate and teach how to paint details like flooring and wallpaper patterns. You’ll learn his tips and tricks for getting that cozy mood just right. Ron’s workshops fill up quickly - sign up today!


You can purchase your quality art supplies at ARTspot! Registered students receive a 10% discount on all their art supplies from the time of paid registration until the last day of class. Most items on this list are available at ARTspot. Please let their staff advise you about appropriate art materials to fulfill  requirements for your class.  

Questions about these supplies? ARTspot staff are happy to help you. Call 425-640-6408 or email at ARTspotEdmonds@gmail.com.

Ron paints with M Graham watercolors - other professional quality brands like Daniel Smith are fine. Art Spot carries both brands and are compatible to use together.


  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Cad Yellow Lt
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Cad Red Lt
  • Sap Green
  • Chinese White
  • Sepia

Specialty Colors: Optional but recommended

  • Maroon Perylene
  • Lavender
  • Azo or Cad Orange
  • Cobalt Teal (An ARTspot Favorite!)


Large Round & Flat brushes: Any large rounds & flats you have, in natural hair or good quality synthetics will be great for this class. Silver Brush, Connoisseur brushes, Princeton all make good quality brushes.

  • Round brushes: 6, 10 and 16 (the 16 can also be replaced with a #6 mop or quill)
  • Flat brushes: ½” and 1 ½ to 2”
  • Optional: ½ - ¾” dagger or rigger and one scrubber brush (any size)

Paper: Ron prefers Saunders or Waterford - other brands are acceptable.

  • Arches, Saunders or Fabriano 140 lb Cold Press watercolor paper. Each student should have a full sheet per day. You will be encouraged to work on 1/2 sheet size or W/C Block size 12x16 and larger (optional).
  • Sketchbook: I use the Aquabee Super deluxe. It’s offered in several sizes please nothing smaller than 9” x 9”. We will spend time most days starting in a sketchbook.
  • Students should bring some photo reference of images they want to turn into paintings


  • Support - Ron paints on an easel. Students should bring gator board/painting board to support their paintings.
  • Pencil or lead holder
  • Kitchen or sea sponge
  • Watercolor container
  • Artist tape or masking tape
  • Paper towels
  • Spray bottles

Check this out! ARTspot Concierge Service. ARTspot will personally do your shopping for you! They can set aside the materials you need, ready for pickup - they can even deliver your supplies to Cole Art Studio the day of class. Call ARTspot at 425.640.6408 for this great service. (To ensure your order is filled, please order as early as possible.) We also have a variety of art supplies relevant to your class here at Cole Art Studio.