Plein Air Watercolor Workshops

Flowers are popping and summer is in the air! Local artist and visual arts instructor Suzanne Pierson brings her expertise in painting outdoors to both beginner and intermediate painters. Learn new techniques, as you capture Crested Butte scenery during the most beautiful time of year. Small watercolor sketches are the focus, and Suzanne can help you capture either a realistic snapshot or an impression of your chosen subject – whatever style appeals to you! Suzanne creates a fun and easy atmosphere where everyone can take something successful away. Supplies included, or you may bring your own.

Mondays, June 20-August 15 (no class July 4)

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

$45 per session

Suzanne Pierson made her living in both art and music, always entertained, always entertaining, fascinated and amazed by The Muse! A former gallery owner, college professor, studio artist, school music educator, singer/songwriter, and an avid world traveler, fun and beauty fill her days. Suzanne believes "if you’re not having a Good Day, you’re not paying attention!" When Suzanne is not exhibiting in a gallery or painting in her Crested Butte studio, she is outdoors in all seasons, on the trails and ski slopes dancing with her paint brush expressing the beauty she sees and interprets en plein air using acrylics or watercolors, often painting on wood as well as canvas. Find her learning along with her students sharing the wonders of art in the mountains or casting in the rivers for fresh new ways to express a personal vision.


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Center for the Arts Crested Butte
606 Sixth Street
PO Box 1819
Crested Butte, CO 81224