Watercolor Workshops & Classes

Secrets to Expressive, Loose Painting in Mixed Media w/ Joe MacKechnie

Saturday - Sunday / November 17-18 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Would you like to learn how to paint with expression, energy and movement? Learn how to create fresh and loose paintings with this wonderful impressionist artist and fantastic instructor. Joe paints in this way and he can teach you how! All medium and experience levels are welcome.

Discovery! A Very Beginning Watercolor Experience
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

Saturday / January 12  / 1030 am-5 pm

Aren’t watercolor paintings just so beautiful? Have you been wanting to try watercolors, but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re just a little nervous to be in a class with other students, but you want to see what they’re all about? Here’s the perfect place for you! You can try out watercolors in an encouraging environment that is just for brand new beginners! Join this beloved instructor for a “Discovery!” Joe will guide you through the steps to creating your very own one-of-a-kind piece of art!

The Beginning Watercolor Experience Part 1
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

5 Thursdays / January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14 / 10:30-1:30 pm

Watercolor paintings are so beautiful! And you’ve always wanted to give it a try, right? Join this experienced artist and beloved instructor and learn simple techniques to master the basics of creative and fun watercolor painting.  Great for all levels, beginners and non-beginners. What a perfect way to spend five fall afternoons!

Crazily Creative Portraits in Mixed Media
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

Saturday-Sunday / January 26-27, 2019 / 10:30-4:30pm

Get ready for some fun portrait painting! With this award-winning portrait artist and instructor, you’ll break out of the mold and learn to spice up your portraiture with your own expression and creativity, using watercolor and whatever other mediums you choose to use.  After a quick review of how to get the features in the right places, you’ll learn ways to paint out-of-the-box, edgy, funny, emotional, and surreal faces.  This course is open to all who have some experience in portraiture.

Try It! Watercolors!
w/ Shirley Mercer

Friday evening / February 8 / 6-8:30 pm    

This is a “Try It!” class – just 2 ½ hours on a Friday night to play and experiment with wonderful watercolors! Fun for a date night, or a Friends Night Out, you’ll have a great time AND get to see what watercolors are all about, without a big investment! All supplies included in supply fee!   More info coming online soon.

Painting Light and shadows in Watercolor
w/ Ron Stocke

Friday-Sunday / March 8-10, 2019 / 10:30-4:30

Join internationally acclaimed watercolor artist and author Ron Stocke for an intense three-day watercolor workshop. The focus of this workshop will be how to achieve strong light and shadows within your paintings. Ron will show you tips and tricks to achieve harmony while creating dynamic paintings.

Painting Life with Life
w/ Bev Jozwiak

Friday-Sunday / July 12-14, 2019
- Friday-Saturday 10:30am-4:30pm
- Sunday 8:30am-2:30pm

“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.



All workshops must be paid in full to sign up.

We are happy to take your payments over the phone,
 in person or on our website.

We offer 90% refunds for student cancellations 14 days or more before class.

No Refunds for Cancellations less than 14 days prior to class.

 For information on our cancellation policy, please check out our FAQ page on this website