Negative Space: Concentrate on the space around the object rather than the object itself.
Pair Plus One
Shadows: Learn the differences between a cast shadow and a form shadow and how to approach painting them.
Wet on Wet: Add wet color-loaded brush to the wet surface of the paper to create soft edges, running colors, and fuzzy blends.
Monet & Rosé
Get creative at the Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival and capture Monet’s famous Water Lilies in watercolor while sipping on a selection of rosé wines. *Note this class is from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Jar & Pear
Preserving White and Masking: Use masking fluid—also known as liquid frisket—to preserve the white of the paper for highlights, etc.
Glazing: Layer transparent watercolor over previously painted (dry) areas to add depth and richness of color.
Clouds: Use wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques to create dramatic and realistic skies and clouds. Also explore the use of warm and cool colors.