ONLINE CLASS: Watercolor – Seeing Magic in Nature, continued…

DATES: 02/15/2023 - 02/22/2023
LOCATION: None
PRICE: $90.00
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
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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 paintergirl@comcast.net

Pink Dogwoods by Sharon Pitts

Painting Magic!

Looking through my collection of images, I can’t help but notice a magical quality in many of them. For our next series we will work with a selection of ideas which encompass the magic which is all around us. What better for the New Year?

Each student will receive an image prior to class to draw and embellish as you wish in order to create a work that is uniquely your own.  Creativity encouraged!

Join me and don’t let those brushes freeze over the winter.

Sharon

 


How the Class Works:  Sharon will send a reference photo of a challenging composition in advance of each session.  When the class meets online, she will demonstrate her painting technique as she creates her painting of the scene, explaining her approach and choices.  Students are welcome to paint along with Sharon during the class or just watch.  All sessions will be recorded.

During the week after the class, everyone should finish their own painting along with the video.  When it is finished, students are welcome to email an image of their painting to Sharon for a critique at the beginning of the next class.

Some watercolor experience is desirable.


Class Date: 2 Wednesdays, February 8 & 15, 2023

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:  $90 for 2 sessions


 

 

 

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.