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Contemporary Watercolor: Flora & Fauna

Contemporary Watercolor: Flora & Fauna

May. 27, 2024 - Jun. 17, 2024

Mondays Only | Instructor Helen Shafer Garcia | Class will be held May 27 (Memorial Day)


Fallbrook School of the Arts
310 E. Alvarado St., Fallbrook, CA 92028
(760) 728-6383 | email
In Historic Downtown Fallbrook


Mondays, May 27 to June 17 (CLASS HELD MEMORIAL DAY / MAY 27)

1:00pm - 4:00pm


Intermediate Level - Adults

Supply Fee: $15 cash-only supply fee due in class which covers special papers, collage papers and acrylic inks.

Full supply list will be available upon registration. Needed for the first class: 1 sheet arches 140 lb cold, pressed watercolor paper- cut into quarters or a watercolor block 11" x 15" or larger, one #12 or #14 round watercolor brush, watercolor paints you already have on hand, palette, and water container.

Join instructor Helen Shafer Garcia as inspiration and process will guide you to explore watercolor techniques in a relaxed and fun atmosphere! Helen will show you contemporary experimental painting techniques including pours, negative painting, mark making, and surface textures to create glaze layers in exploratory flora and fauna compositions. Pigment characteristics, color theory, composition and design will also be covered with demos, critiques, and individual instruction. Students should have some knowledge of basic watercolor techniques.

Here’s what you need to know: 

*Register early to avoid be placed on a waitlist

*Refunds are available up to 14 days prior to the class/workshop (less a $25 processing fee). Call to request.  If your request comes in less than 14 days prior to the class/workshop, a refund will not be given but you may transfer your registration to someone else. Just give us a call with the updated information and we'll take care of the rest!

*Creating art is thirsty work! Stay hydrated and bring your water bottle - and a snack if your class is more than two hours! 

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