Watercolor Classes

    Colleen's watercolor instruction covers topics fundamental to all visual art creations as well as watercolor technique. Currently teaching classes through Western Nevada College in Carson City; and Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada. See Workshops page for details. 

    Be sure to check out Colleen's video series and review her upcoming workshops as well.

    Colleen teaches watercolor classes through TMCC Community Education services in Reno, Nevada. Colleen teaches two classes; one geared to general watercolor students; and "Silver Watercolor" which is dedicated to learners aged 55 and up. 

    Colleen teaches goauche (opaque watercolor) painting in her Western Nevada (WNC) Visual Art Foundations matriculated classes. Visit WNC.edu for course details and availability. 

    Painting in Puddles
    Painting in Puddles
    Art fundamental topics include;
    • Basic drawing
    • Color theory
    • Perspective and proportion
    • Value
    • Temperature
    • Shadow and light
    • Composition
    • Illusion of space
    • and more!
    Watercolor techniques covered include
    • Flat washes
    • Variegated Washes
    • Wet-in-wet on hot press paper
    • Wet-to-dry on cold press paper
    • Sectionalized flat washes
    • Pouring
    • Alternative materials and methods
    • Spontaneous painting
    • And more!
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    Do you want to book a Watercolor Class or Workshop?

    If you are interested in booking a workshop or class with Colleen instructing, please use the contact form below. Put "Watercolor Instructor Request" in the Subject line. In your message content, please include:
    • Organization (if applicable) 
    • Contact name
    • Contact information
    • The location for the class/workshop requested (City, State, Country)
    • Date(s)/times requested 
    • Preferred watercolor focus 

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