(All Levels, basic experience suggested)
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with lunch breaks
$325 for members
$350 for non members
What makes an outstanding painting in any media? Clean and vibrant colors, an organized color plan, great design that truly fills the page, and that secret ingredient turns a painting into fine art—content.
Many have called this course the best class that they have every taken. Learn the secret to cleanly removing both mistakes and muddy colors in watercolor. Discover how to design empty, boring areas. Develop an amazing tool to organize your color palette, and define your value patterns that will create amazing paintings in any media.
Susan teaches through a lively balance of demos, digital presentations, discussions, mentoring and individualized instruction that will leave you charged, confident and ready to take a Fresh Path.
She used her the techniques in her course to create a series of paintings that won her signature status in the American Watercolor Society in only four years, honoring her with two major awards, 8th and 13th place.
Susan Webb Tregay is also the author of two books. Her most recent one, 2000 Painting Titles [CreateSapce, Amazon], will show you how to put yourself and your ideas into paintings as well as help you develop a great title. Master Disaster, Five Ways to Rescue Desperate Watercolors [North Light, 2007, book and DVD] is the foundation of this course. She has also written and numerous articles for art magazines. Her current series of paintings, “Art for Adult Children,” has been featured and three solo museum exhibitions, and supported by a grants from the NC Council of the Arts.
More of her work can be seen at her websites, www.Tregay.com and www.SusanWebbTregay.com.
Due to chemical sensitivities, this course will be taught in watercolor only. Please refrain from using perfumed lotions and other products as well as acrylic paints.