ONLINE CLASS: Watercolor – Fascinating Florals from Photos (The Inner Life of a Flower)

DATES: 04/07/2021 - 04/28/2021
PRICE: $180.00

I have been painting in watercolor since 1980. I began painting with acrylic on canvas and when I started to play with watercolor I was transfixed by its luminescence. From then on I focused on watercolor and experimented with its transparency and luminous color combinations. I continue to learn watercolor techniques that come from nature studies and from the fascinating accidents that often occur when working with watercolor. I have learned that working with and accepting these unexpected occurrences with watercolor are what give my work its vitality and originality.

Over the years I have exhibited my work in group and solo shows. My work is in many private and corporate collections.

Dragonfly by Sharon Pitts

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Several years ago I began teaching watercolor workshops, which have ranged from Prince Edward Island, Canada to Maryland, Florida, and New Mexico. Recently I have taught three wonderful painting holidays to the south of France.

These trips have been extremely valuable to develop a connection to new places to paint but mostly in terms of allowing students a new way to “see”. These trips have also become a major part of my inner self that I tap into every time I paint, wherever I am.   I know that this becomes a special benefit for every person who experiences the personal growth that comes from taking a painting workshop.

For further information feel free to email Sharon Pitts at

Pink Dogwoods by Sharon Pitts

In Tuscany, Nature is Everything.

This series of watercolor classes will focus on the mystery of flowers and how to use and expand information in photos to make original paintings.

There will be some close-up work and some work which integrates foreground and background. Some watercolor experience is desirable.

Class Date: Wednesdays, April 7, 14, 21 & 28

Time:  3 pm ET (That is 2 pm Central time, 1 pm Mountain time and 12 noon Pacific time; 9 pm in Britain and 10 pm in Europe)

Class Length: 2 hours
All classes will be recorded and sent to participants afterwards.  You can paint along with the recording or use it to catch up in case you miss a class.

Price:  $180 for all 4 sessions (or $50 for just a single class)



This class is online.  You can enjoy it from your own home using your laptop, iPad or smartphone.

Once you register, we’ll send you a Zoom link to join the class on the specific day, at the appointed hour.

You don’t need a Zoom account.  Just click the link and you will be admitted.

We will send you the zoom invitation once you register for the class.

Please log in a few minutes early to greet the others and to get situated.