Intermediate and Advanced Watercolors-Ray Snouffer

The 6 week ADVANCED WATERCOLOR class taught by Ray Snouffer will be held on:

September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

(Dynamic Compositions: Detail, Clutter and Focus)

The Intermediate / Advanced Watercolor Studio is intended for students that have completed Beginning Watercolor through at least one of the Advanced Techniques Classes or one of the Studio Classes.  The studio focuses specifically on reducing clutter and achieving focus in complex compositions.  There will be an emphasis on the techniques required in achieving depth and textures in completed paintings.  The students will also learn how to plan / stage more complex compositions, new ways of using classic watercolor techniques and new approaches to detail.  Three to four individual compositions will be covered including seascapes and landscapes; the students will be asked to bring one photograph of their own for a final project. The analysis of paintings will also be covered along with art history related to the compositions and techniques.   Nineteenth century American, British and European artists will be discussed throughout the course.

9 Students Maximum/Register by September 6, 2017!

(Note: This class differs from the Intermediate Watercolor Studio in that the compositions are more complex.)

 

Intermediate Watercolor Studio

September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 2017

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

(19th Century Watercolor Techniques and Constructs for the 21st Century)

The Beginner / Intermediate Watercolor Studio is intended for students new to watercolor and/or watercolorists just interested in honing their skills.  Completion of a Beginning Watercolor class is recommended but not required.  Instruction in the watercolor studio class is provided through in class painting, exercises and homework.  The studio focuses specifically on understanding the medium and specific techniques needed to achieve both depth and focus in completed paintings.  Three to four individual compositions will be covered including seascapes and landscapes; the students will be asked to bring one photograph of their own for a final project. The analysis of paintings will also be covered along with art history related to the compositions and techniques.   Nineteenth century American (specifically William Trost Richards), British and European artists will be discussed throughout the course. 

9 Students Maximum/Register by September 6, 2017!

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Art Class Refund Policy

No refunds are available for art classes when the cancellation is made within two weeks (14 calendar days) of the first day of class. Cancellations made more than two weeks prior to the start of class will be given a 50% refund. All classes should be paid in full upon registration unless other arrangements have been approved by the Education Department. If a class does not meet enrollment and a cancellation is required a full refund will be issued.