ONSITE: Watercolor Primer

Jump start your watercolor painting with this inspirational class! Students will be led through a series of watercolor painting techniques including dry wash, wet wash, wet-on-wet washes, gradients, color blending, and brushwork. Demonstrations will include glazing and layering techniques. Students will use special materials and tools for creating texture in paintings. Color theory and mixing will also be reviewed in each session with an emphasis on design and composition. Students will complete several studies and small paintings throughout the session.

Special Notes

  • Due to a set of stairs, this classroom is not wheelchair accessible. 

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.

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About the Instructor

Catherine Southall

Catherine Southall holds a BFA in Fashion Design from VCU and has worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years. She is currently a local teacher and a professional artist.

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ONSITE: Watercolor Primer

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Class Details
January 11 - February 291 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Day: Thu
Tuition: $245.00
Member Tuition: $220.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Catherine Southall
Level: Beginner