Course Description

This course explores the properties of watercolor painting. From paint application to color theory and composition, students will discover the foundational elements of the medium as well as learn its constituting techniques. Through demonstrations, class exercises, and individual painting time, students will practice watercolor-specific techniques and work on personal or guided art projects.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have been introduced to--and learnt to incorporate--many of the techniques utilized by the watercolor artists of today.


Required Supplies: Cold press watercolor paper (140 lb.), watercolor tubes or pans (one of each color: blue, red, yellow, and black), white ceramic dinner plate or pallet, pencils, eraser, ruler, round brush (various sizes/3, 6, 9 recommended), 1" flat brush, 1/2" flat angle brush, stiff board or similar to mount paper to (i.e. sturdy cardboard or canvas panel), and masking tape. 

Suggested Supplies (Not Required): Watercolor tubes or pans (various colors/other than required), white gel pen, fine tipped black ink pen, tube of white gouache, and/or masking fluid.

Certificates of Completion: Students will be able to generate and print a certificate of completion for the course, through their personal portal, upon satisfactory completion of the class.

High School/Minor Students: If you are currently enrolled in high school AND/OR are 17 years of age or younger wishing to register, you will need to do so by contacting the Student Care Team at (336) 734-7718 as certain restrictions may apply.


This class welcomes artists of all skill level.

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For questions, please contact our Student Care Team at 336-734-7718.

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