With Mary Spires
This is a beginner’s step-by-step class, we will explore watercolor techniques that will give you the skill for your journey into watercolors. Weekly classes will teach technique starting with a style of painting that focuses less on representation and more on playful artistic interpretation. Each week we will create a “class project” painting using a specific technique
This is the class for a true beginner, someone that has explored watercolor, or someone who wants to learn/review the basics.
After taking the class students will be able to access the video recording for one week. I hope this will give you the encouragement to practice.
I’ve been teaching over 30 years ….. every accomplish artist will tell you ….
It’s not about talent, it’s about PRACTICE!
Both Tuesday and Wednesday classes will have a new project. The Tuesday evening class will be taught using Zoom Meeting only. The Wednesday morning classes will be live at the Beach Art Center or access thru Zoom Meeting.
Once you have registered you will be emailed a link to join using zoom.
Mary will send class project material list, drawing and written instructions a few days before the class is scheduled.
**Please register a couple days before the class, there is a minimum number requirement.**
Tuesday evenings 6:00pm-9:00pm (ZOOM only)
Wednesday mornings 9:00am-12:00pm (In-Person or ZOOM)
Level: Beginner - All
Supply Fee: No
Supply List: Yes
Class Fee: $30 Non-Member, $24 Member
*** COVID-19 POLICY FOR IN-HOUSE CLASSES ***
We are following all CDC guidelines and safety protocols to ensure a comfortable and safe experience for all who enter the BAC. We will be practicing social distancing by limiting class size and separating class chairs 6' apart.
All staff, volunteers and students will be required to wear a face covering or mask that covers your nose and mouth. Sick and vulnerable persons should not enter the building. No-touch temperature will be taken. All who enter must register upon entry. Hand sanitizer stations will be placed throughout BAC.
Mary Spires is a self-taught artist who started painting classes while recovering from breast cancer 30 years ago She continues her education through workshops, weekly classes and the best of all "teaching" in the US and Europe. She is the author of two "step by step" watercolor books, was the host of a weekly TV Show on Educational TV25 in Columbus, Ohio, for 12 years. She is always saying "breast cancer was probably the best thing that ever happened to me, it gave me the joy of painting and teaching for the rest of my life".