Watercolor Paint: Let's Create & Use

Have you ever been curious how your watercolor paint is made? Do you want to become more connected to your artist materials? Want a new take on a watercolor class? If you answered yes then this course is for you! In the first part of the course students will learn various methods to make watercolor paint. This will include: how to source synthetic pigments, how to make lake (plant based) pigments, and how to process foraged mineral pigments. Students will learn recipes and how lightfastness plays into watercolor. Everyone will leave with 7 different paints that they have created! The second part of the course will focus on how to paint with watercolor. Students will learn fundamental techniques to create realistic paintings. 

There is a $15 cash supply fee due to the instructor at the start of class to cover additional supplies not on the supply list. Click here for a list of additional items you will need to bring to class.

Students who take this class are invited to participate in our Summer CE Student Art Show. Visit our Art Show page for more information.

  • Jan 09, 2024 to Mar 12, 2024
  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Session(s): 10; Tuesday
  • Location : ED Bldg, Room 2843A
    9600 College Way North,Seattle,98103

  • Fee: $265
  • Item #: 26247
  • There is a $15 cash supply fee due to the instructor at the start of class. Click here to see what the supply fee covers and any other items you need to bring to class.

  • Winter 2024