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Karen B.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Karen B.

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We will learn the very basic mechanics of how to paint with watercolors. We will explore different techniques in watercolor painting, including washes, wet in wet work, and glazing. There will be practice exercises each lesson that then will be applied to a painting. Working in this beautiful medium is fun and rewarding. My lessons and classes are designed for the beginner just getting comfortable with watercolor, as well as the intermediate painter.

About Karen

I love showing people how fun creating can be, and helping them tap into their own creativity no matter how deep down it may be buried! My passion is watercolor painting and I really want to share this amazing medium with you. All levels are welcome, especially those who have never tried watercolor

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Riva
We took this class as a family. We enjoyed learning how to paint watercolors together. Karen engaged us all with her fun weekly projects. She is so enthusiastic and encouraging.
Terry
Karen’s beginner watercolor class was a fun and easy atmosphere to learn in . She was very encouraging while demonstrating and talking about the skills we practiced while producing finished pictures. I have a whole new respect for water and paint!
Cynthia
I have been very much enjoying Karen’s watercolor painting. classes. The class is fun and I am learning from it.
At the beginning of each class , she starts with a helpful lesson on watercolor techniques and then she has us proceed to working on our paintings. . She has a pleasant personality and provides the
right amount of instruction and encouragement.
Because of COVID, our classes had to go virtual, but she has managed online teaching very well. She even purchased an additional camera, so that we can clearly see the technique she is demonstrating to us.
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Jane M.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Design of Merit Award, (Branding for the museum) from Currier Museum of Art
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jane M.

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I teach what you want to learn. Lessons may include: Basic or advanced techniques. Mixing vibrant hues. Wet-on-wet. Dry brush. Masking. Glazing. Dew drops on flowers. Textures--using salt, layering, sponges, scratching, lifting, etc. Considering your light source. Loosening up. Taking care of brushes. Paper selection. Painting outdoors in the open air, from photographs, or from still lifes. Using your phone to help you edit your painting. All levels--from beginner to advanced. Demonstrations on creating watercolors in the style of famous watercolorists.

Subject matter can include landscapes, seascapes, florals, abstracts, still life, color grids, and more.

Additionally, you can schedule a lesson and let me know that you want to use it as a critique to review some of your work. I recommend the 45 minute session for a critique.

About Jane

I LOVE teaching. I'm an award-winning artist and I've taught watercolor & drawing for 20+ years. I've taught students of all ages from the US & Italy. I've taught at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Missouri Botanical Garden, Illinois Central College, in churches, libraries, home schools, & at Harvard U

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Margaret G.
Awesome!! I enjoyed the pace. Jane is very friendly and inspiring. Extreemly good teacher and explores the students needs and expectations to ensure you get a lot from the lesson. I would highly recommend!!
Ginny C.
Jane has a very calm and soothing demeanor. She is very intuitive of your needs! Enjoyed our class
Annaka H.
Jane was very knowledgeable and kind. My first lesson was wonderful, I learned a lot and enjoyed her pleasant and positive instruction style. I am looking forward to many more watercolor painting lessons with her!
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Sharron J.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Sharron J.

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Watercolor painting has a way of showing emotion and expression. The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Students will be introduced to the color wheel, basic materials needed, perspective, and the differences between realistic and impressionistic painting techniques. The students main objective is to learn, by painting what the individual wishes to paint (personal projects that sparks and continues the creativity within).

Materials are not included.

Watercolor painting lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.

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For virtual sessions, the student will need to create a conducive workspace that will allow teacher/student viewing of art work in progress. The student will need a workspace with lots of light. Often, I will ask to see the students progress, so that I may be ...

About Sharron

In my sessions, I am more than a teacher, I am a mentor and a counselor, I promote positive energy for positive outcomes. I am the Artist behind JFA Studio in Baltimore, Maryland. My resume includes graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued studies at the Maryland Instit

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Sandy B.
Sharon was so personable and started me with exactly what I needed. I've skipped over a lot of the basics when doing watercolor on my own and I'm glad to have a direction. Results will be good.
Suzanne Juel
Sharron is FABULOUS!
Patrick
Sharron was wonderful!! Her experience is amazing. She provides direction, practical tips, support all rolled into an hour of enjoyment!
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Eli P.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BA in Studio Art, Drawing Concentration from Binghamton University
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Eli P.

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Watercolors for all levels. We'll be discussing color mixing and blending, dry brush vs wet brush, composition, color contrast, mood and theme-ing, and more!

About Eli

Hello! I am a professional artist and art teacher with 6 years of education experience. Previously I studied Studio Art at SUNY Binghamton. I've had my artwork hung in galleries, offices, restaurants and other venues around the Boston area. I've been hired for murals, book illustrations, private c

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Felix
My 10 y.o. son has taken several lessons with Eli and he loves every minute of them. Eli is skilled and patient. I highly recommend water color lessons with Eli.
Hunter
Eli is amazing with my 10 year old son. He is learning some basic drawing skills while having fun.
Brad
Excellent teacher!
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Lauren W.

49 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Lauren W.

49 Reviews
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I am a practicing artist of almost 9 years! Being creative is a great way to express yourself and bring forth a piece of mind. Painting is an activity that allows for you to put on canvas whatever landscape, image or emotion you wish to portray. From abstract painting to hyperrealism, we can dive in together to discover some of your favorite ways to express your creativity. Whether it be through watercolor, acrylic, oil painting or another medium, painting what the student wishes to gain further experience in is what we will accomplish. My aspiration is to be able to let each student discover and further the true artist within them! Shoot me a message and let’s get creative! All skill levels welcome!

About Lauren

Hi I’m Lauren! I'm an artist and creator of Explaurenarts. I've taught over 450 lessons on this platform and more on my own website!! I have been involved in the arts for almost 9 years now! I graduated May 2020 from the College of Saint Benedict with a bachelors degree in Art and Psychology. One

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Otis N.
My son just had his first class with Lauren. He think the class is very interesting and he likes Lauren. Lauren has responded my questions very quickly and provided us a lot of information.
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So engaging and patient with my kiddos. She is fantastic! Thank you, Lauren!
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Sharon M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Presidential Fellowship for Professional Development from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah,
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Sharon M.

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Watercolor has a very special place in my heart because it is most like Scenic painting which was my career for 10 years before I became a teacher. There are some wonderful, quick, techniques you can learn in the first few lessons. If it is your first experience in art, I would recommend a few lessons in drawing or design before continuing. Watercolor is not an easy medium and so I don't recommend it to students with no drawing or design experience, however, a few lessons in these areas can get you on your way and if your interest is in using watercolor for abstract paintings or design work, then it can easily be incorporated into the watercolor lessons.

About Sharon

Do you want to learn to draw/paint or improve your work? Are you applying for college and need portfolio advice? Did you want to get back into doing art after many years without it? Are you a mid-career artist and just need some feedback and a new perspective? Are you changing careers and need

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Mithulan
Great! Gift for teaching.
Sara
Had my first lesson and I've already learned so much! The lesson was informative and Sharon also gave me a clear idea of what to practice in the meantime. I am confident that my drawing skills will improve!
Julie
I had a great time and learned a lot painting with Sharon. This was my first painting lesson. She is patient, helpful and very passionate about watercolors. She is also very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.
Sharon will tailor your lesson to your goals. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy these lessons.

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The average cost of 60-minute watercolor painting lessons in Upton is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $122 per hour.
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"Megan has an amazing ability to tailor the lessons to what I need and where I am at. And she is lovely to work with!"
Ruth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I learned about the composition of various paints, how to paint with water plus color and how to mix paints. In previous classes, I was not taught this Megan explains clearly. She will have you paint along with her to create a picture that demonstrates each lesson. For a virtual lesson, it was done well"
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"My girlfriend and I took a class from Megan as a birthday celebration. It was a ton of fun! Megan was very helpful and instructive, and tailored the class to our experience"
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Great instructor, very attentive."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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Julie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Sharon was my introduction to watercolor painting! Her suggestions were very helpful. Her depth of knowledge and experience were stimulating and lead me to read and research artists and concepts. She was patient with this novice, and I look forward to more lessons."
Jennie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"My 5-year old had a great time and did very independently from our supervision a nice watercolor with Lauren."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"Deron does an amazing job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and I couldn't be happier with her progress. The lessons are fun and she really enjoys them."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Highly recommend! Sharron is very talented and encompasses many different skills in the arts. Classes were always enjoyable - I learned and most importantly had a lot of fun! I appreciated how personable she was and feel more confident in my painting skills."
Jess
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"She was just wonderful in showing me different techniques with each lesson."
Becky
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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