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Intro to Watercolors

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Intro to Watercolors

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Saturday, April 21st
3:00 -5:00 p.m. in Room 11
Fees: $30/person plus $5 materials fee ($35 total)

Advanced registration required; attendance is limited.
with Watercolor Artist Tonja Wilcox


We added a second class, due to it’s popularity, yay!

Get your feet wet in this watercolor basics course with local artist Tonja Wilcox! This tutorial is perfect for beginners and novice painters. We’ll talk about recommended supplies, basic color theory, and techniques to get you started. We’ll explore color mixing both in the palette and on paper (without making mud). You’ll finish up by painting your own tree shape.

Students will take home practice sheets and 1 small finished piece.

Why watercolors?

Watercolor paint generally has a translucent quality, which is great for ethereal or emotive effects. Blending colors is fun, and you can also layer imagery so that what is underneath shows through. Watercolors are generally more affordable than some other paint mediums and are light weight for easy transporting. This workshop will arm you with the tips & tricks to maximize your watercolor experience.


You can also take the Spring into Florals workshop with Tonja  on April 14 – no experience required!

About the Instructor:

Tonja Wilcox has been  a dedicated artist since 2010, although she’s been creative her whole life. She uses a variety of mediums including, graphite pencils, colored pencil, ink pens, markers and acrylic paint but it is watercolor that speaks the loudest to her. It’s soothing and it suits her style.


April 21
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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