ONLINE CLASSES: Inspired Landscapes in Watercolor

Date(s) - Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is offering new series of online watercolor classes called Intermediate Expression. 
Inspired Landscapes in Watercolor will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m.Tuesdays on July 21 & 28 and Aug. 4 & 11.
$78 per series for the general public; members receive 10 percent off.
Find inspiration in nature around you, photos you love or from a photo the instructor supplies. Work on your own watercolor painting from start to finish with help from an expert every step of the way. This series will take you on a creative journey to recreate and enhance an image of your choice. This class is suitable for anyone 16 and older with some previous watercolor painting experience who would like to move beyond the basics. Two-hour classes taught by Deanna Weinholtz.  In order to maintain the safest environment possible, classes will be offered via Zoom Meeting, a free online audio-visual platform.

Create luminescent landscapes utilizing “wet in wet” as well as “wet in dry” techniques. Glazing and textural effects are used to give your painting depth and excitement. Please review the supply list to purchase before the start of class.

301 – July 21- Basic color theory is introduced (or reinforced if you have learned basic color theory) to help with color mixing and keeping your painting luminescent. Wet in wet technique is used to create sky and water, glazing utilized to continue building depth introduced.
302 – July 28 – Glazing techniques continued to strengthen water and sky as well as adding reflections into the water. Wet in dry technique introduced to create land formation.
303 – August 4 –  Land formations are continued and lifting of paint techniques to create different effects are introduced.
304 – August 11 – Techniques that have been learned will be reinforced, as well as any remaining questions about individual paintings addressed.