ONGOING: Nature Journaling with Watercolors (Zoom Class)

NEXT SESSION STARTS OCTOBER 5, 2021
Tuesday mornings, 10:00 – 11:00 AM PST on Zoom
4 sessions, $40
October session meets 10/5, 10/12, 10/19 and 10/26
November session meets 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 and 11/23
December meets on 12/7, 12/14, 12/21 and 12/18

All sessions are recorded for the option of viewing later

Gain basic watercolor skills and knowledge about color mixing as we explore the color wheel while sketching and painting a variety of plants and flowers commonly seen in our natural surroundings.  Instructor will provide a subject to focus on each week via Zoom as she guides students through basic drawing, painting and journaling techniques.  No experience necessary.  Recommended supplies:  pencil, pens, paper or sketchbook, watercolors and a paintbrush. Suggested supply list available by request. Each weekly session will be recorded and sent to students who are unable to attend the live class. Contact Elizabeth via email to register or ask any questions:  e.m.higgins@comcast.net.

 

NOVEMBER: Intermediate Watercolor (Zoom Class)


NEXT SESSION STARTS NOVEMBER 12, 2021
Fridays at 10:00 – 11:30 AM PST – Zoom
Meets November 12, 19, 26 and December 3, 10
5 weekly sessions, $75
All classes are recorded for the option of viewing at a later time

This creative class offers inspiration, instruction and supportive feedback for students of all levels who have a foundation in basic watercolor skills. Gather your paper and paints, and enjoy the presence of other students as you take time from your day to enjoy the calming nature of watercolor painting. Continue to develop and practice your watercolor skills and discover your personal style while following weekly painting lessons that will guide you through the completion of a different painting each week.  Follow along with Elizabeth as you explore line, shape, pattern and other elements of design while painting a variety of topics, including still-life, flowers, landscape and abstract composition. Each live session runs 90 minutes and is recorded for those who wish to view at a later time. Basic supply list will be the same as my previous classes and will be provided to new students by the instructor.  Email e.m.higgins@comcast.net to register.

DECEMBER – Watercolor Holiday Gift Tag Workshop (Zoom class)

WATERCOLOR HOLIDAY GIFT TAG WORKSHOP
Sunday, December 5, 2021
1:00 – 2:30 PM PST on Zoom
$25 

No experience is needed to create these hand-painted holiday-themed greeting cards or gift tags using ink pens and a few watercolor pigments.  Follow Elizabeth’s step-by-step instructions to paint an assortment of designs such as sprigs of holly, holiday ornaments, pine cones, trees and wreaths.  Supplies needed:  A package of watercolor greeting cards or small pieces of watercolor paper, basic watercolor paints, pencil, waterproof pen. Contact Elizabeth to register at e.m.higgins@comcast.net

JANUARY: Watercolor for the Very Beginner (Zoom Class)

NEXT SESSION STARTS JANUARY 5, 2022
Wednesdays at 10:00 – 11:30 AM PST – Zoom
Meets January 5, 12, 19 and 26
4 weekly sessions, $65
All classes are recorded for the option of viewing at a later time

In this beginner-friendly class, you will gain a strong understanding of the essential skills needed to begin your watercolor painting journey.  Topics include supplies, setting up your palette, color mixing, brush handling, and various ways to apply paint to paper.  Students will complete color charts as well as a few simple painting compositions, and will leave this class ready for my “Next Steps” class.  Email e.m.higgins@comcast.net to register or request supply list.

FEBRUARY: Watercolor – Next Steps (Zoom Class)

NEXT SESSION STARTS FEBRUARY 2022
Wednesdays at 10:00 – 11:30 AM PST – Zoom
Meets February 2, 19, 16 and 23
4 weekly sessions, $65
All classes are recorded for the option of viewing at a later time

Build on your knowledge of basic watercolor skills through creative exercises that will give you practice in common watercolor painting techniques. This class is the next level after my “Watercolor for the Very Beginner” class and requires a basic knowledge of watercolor paints, how to mix them, and how to apply them.  Email e.m.higgins@comcast.net to register or ask any questions. Supply list is provided upon request.

Virtual Private Art Parties via ZOOM

Gather your friends wherever they may be and connect via ZOOM to have fun creating together, while apart! Elizabeth can design a custom event for your family members, group of friends, or kids’ birthday celebration. Choose from painting, nature journaling, collaging, and/or drawing.  Elizabeth will set your group up on a Zoom meeting, provide you with a basic list of necessary supplies, and guide you through an interactive art experience suitable for all ages and skill levels.  Rates start at $85 for an hour-long activity for up to eight people.  Contact Elizabeth at e.m.higgins@comcast.net to bounce ideas and get further information.