This class is ideal for those who have no or little experience in watercolor. We will focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques and enjoying the process of painting. The basics of materials, tools, techniques, basic color theory, value and “seeing” your subject will be explored. The class is designed to be fun and inspirational and will focus on how to relax and enjoy the process of painting.
Basic watercolor techniques include, but are not limited to: washes, wet-on-wet, lifting, composition and negative painting. *See list of materials needed
About the Instructor: Kim Gordon is a Utah based artist working in watercolor, drawing, printmaking and bookmaking. She is an active member of the Utah Watercolor Society and has exhibited work in many of their shows, and was recently honored with a Merchant Award. She has exhibited work at Snow College Art Gallery, Springville Museum of Art, and the Sego 3 Gallery. Born in Arizona and raised in Colorado, Gordon earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art Education from Utah State University, and an Associate of Arts degree from Snow College. She currently teaches drawing and design at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah where she resides with her family and paints the wilds of the west.