Watercolor Workshops & Classes


Watercolor Step Two: Beyond the Basics
w/ James Farrand

4 classes / Mondays / 1-3pm
Mar 5, 12, (skip 19th), 26 & Apr 2

Watercolor Step 2 is a course of 4 classes which, together with Watercolor Step 1, covers the basics and beyond of painting with Watercolors! Building on the basics introduced in Step 1, Step 2 will continue this process as well as dig much deeper into color. Take these back to back, or if you have already had some basics elsewhere, start in with Step 2!

Painting Life with Life
w/ Bev Jozwiak

 This workshop is full. Please call the gallery to sign up on the waiting list. We often fill last-minute cancellations from the waiting list. 425.697.2787

Fri-Sun / Jun 8-10 / 10:30-4:30pm

“Life” as in people and animals, and “life” as in energy and excitement. Learn to paint boldly with vivid color! Think outside the box, and paint outside those lines! Designed to help students at every skill level to master techniques, you’ll learn Bev’s tips and tricks, work on design, develop good composition, basic color mixing, and strong values.

Some experience in watercolor is helpful.

Travel Sketching in Ink and Watercolor
w/ Lisa Snow Lady

Saturday / May 12 / 10:30 - 4:30 pm

Capture the essence of your surroundings in this day-long workshop using simple, quick techniques and portable materials!  With an intuitive approach, you’ll learn to sketch with pen, layering watercolor washes, and gathering skills that can be applied to everyday sketching.  You’ll get tips on composition, perspective and simplifying subject matter.  Capture your summer travels, whether in your backyard or across the ocean, in beautiful simple watercolor sketches!


The Basics & Beyond in Watercolor
w/ Ron Stocke

3 classes / Friday – Sunday / August 10-12 / 10:30-4:30pm

Perfect for all levels of watercolor students, especially those wanting to learn great direct painting technique!  Award-winning artist and instructor Ron Stocke will show you the important steps of a watercolor painting from beginning to end. Learn how to start, develop, and successfully finish paintings, achieving strong values and simplified shapes. The 3-day format will allow each student to complete paintings of their own to take home.