Watercolor Studio with Lee Weaver
Wednesdays, Nov. 8, 15, 29, Dec. 6, 13, 2017
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Ages 18 & Up
Watercolors Studio for all skill levels.
Learn the basics of watercolor painting including washes, wet into wet, lifting, glazing, direct mixing of colors, pre-mixing colors, brush manipulations, paper characteristics masking, dry brush, spattering, etc. The workshop will concentrate on transparent watercolor and introduce painting with gouache (a water-based medium.) Students will experiment with painting landscapes and with enough time human figures, seascapes, buildings, flowers, and non-objective images.
We will practice atmospheric perspective, understanding color value, saturation, color schemes, composition, value drawing, etc.
See supply list below.
Register by Nov. 1
Cost $135/$121 Museum Members
Lee Weaver is a life long resident of Washington County and a retired art educator. He spent four decades as an art teacher and Supervisor of Fine Arts with the local public schools and as Coordinator and Center Director of Maryland’s G/T Summer centers. He was also a Visiting Professor at Shepherd University.
Mr. Weaver has been recognized locally and regionally with several art awards including a Japanese/American exchange program. He created the drawings used to etch the silverware of the USS Antietam and studies with John Pike. His love of watercolor begain in his senior year of high school when he read a copy of Ted Kautzky’s Ways with Watercolor. He lives in Sharpsburg with his wife, Cindy, where they have raised their 2 sons and are enjoy time with their grandchildren.
MOST art classes require registration and payment in advance and prior to the start of class. You may register and make payment either by phoning the Museum (301-739-5727), visiting the website (www.wcmfa.org), or in-person.
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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.