Demystifying Watercolor

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28th and 29th
9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Gage Academy of Art

This weekend workshop is a no-pressure way to explore the watercolor medium. We will focus on technique and a clear understanding of the pigments, brushes, and papers. There will be a specific focus on play and experimentation — using watercolor and abstraction as the vehicle for personal expression.
Cost: $215  All levels • Click here to register.

Create your Own
Mini Watercolor Books

Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
at my studio in Artspace Hiawatha Lofts

Join me for this popular exploration into simple artist bookmaking.
Fun for all levels, however it will help to have some painting experience. Participants will start with exercises in color and texture; and then will incorporate these techniques into abstract watercolor paintings. The finished paintings will be accordion folded and bound into small books with a choice of cover options. These books make exceptional gifts!
Cost: $110 - Limit 5 participants
To register, contact me at lindajamesart@gmail.com
Color Magic with Watercolor

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9th and 10th 
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Gage Academy of Art

Using color theory principles and specific exercises, we will learn methods for color mixing and layering; how to mix beautiful grays and neutrals; how to identify and replicate colors in nature; and techniques for using color and composition to create compelling paintings. Designed for the student who already has some experience with watercolor and wants to learn how to make the most dynamic use of color in abstract painting.
Cost: $215  All levels • Click here to register.