Classes and Workshops
All times are listed in PACIFIC TIME. Please make sure the class time works for you in YOUR local time zone.
Click on the “get info” link below the short class description to get more details about a class.
If the class is marked “CLOSED” on the registration page, it is full. You may contact me to be placed on a waiting list in case someone cancels. If a class is very popular, I may open additional times/dates. Many of these classes will be repeated later on different times and days of the week, so if something here doesn’t fit your schedule, please check back.
Upcoming Classes and Workshops
$150, 4 weeks, Thursdays, 9-11 am Pacific Time, Sep 10-Oct 1
Ask questions, build new technical skills and get coaching as you work on projects of your own. This course is for people who have completed a beginner course, but still need some assistance with some of the technical skills that can take time to master, e.g., color mixing, judging values, laying smooth washes, controlling soft and hard edges, wet-into-wet and texture techniques, glazing, brush-handling, lifting and masking, etc.
Session 1: $25, 2-4 pm Pacific Time, Thursday, 10 Sep 2020, topic: Sunrise Joy!
Session 2: $25, 9-11 am Pacific Time, Saturday, 26 Sep 2020, topic: Crashing Surf
Paint along with a basic postcard and then learn to vary or adapt things to make more postcards.
Similar to my popular YouTube Postcard Paint-Alongs, with a chance to ask questions and get help. You’ll also learn how to take the techniques and ideas behind each postcard and modify or rearrange them to create new postcards of your own based on scenes from your location, travel photos or simply great travel memories.
$150, 4 weeks, Saturdays, 2-4 pm Pacific Time, Sep 5-26
Do you wish you could paint your own original watercolors, but feel lost whenever you aren’t following a paint-along, instructor, or step-by-step demo? In this course, you’ll learn about composition and design, how to plan your painting sequence, how to preserve white, and how to gather better references for easier planning and more painting success.
Whip your palette into shape and make it work for you! This 3-hour workshop is designed to help you get your palette organized so you can really master color-mixing once and for all, $65
$375, 3 full days, 9 am – 4 pm Pacific Time, Thursday Jan 14 – Saturday Jan 16, 2021
This intensive virtual workshop combines exploratory warm-ups and “stretching” exercises and assignments to help you push the boundaries of your current work (a little or a lot). You’ll learn how you can make small step-by-step adjustments in how you work to chart a path from wherever you are now towards more powerful and personally meaningful paintings.
$225, 6 weeks, Thursdays, 9-11 am Pacific Time, Jan 21-Feb 25, 2021
What do you love about color? Wild brilliant color or soft semi-neutrals? Mostly monochrome or all over the color wheel? In this class you’ll dive deeper into using color in your paintings. Explore and expand your use of color to make your work more personal and expressive.
Are you wondering how I can see your work and give you feedback in Zoom? I’ve been doing watercolor coaching via Zoom for almost two years now—I’ve got a system! Here’s a short video to show you how it works.
Resource Pages for previous classes and workshops.