Grad Photos from my Watercolour Workshops
Last fall, I enjoyed six weeks of teaching watercolour to a total of 30 students, at my studio in Lindsay, and at Meta4 Gallery in Port Perry. Here are some graduation photos.
My 'Island in the Storm' (2-day beginner/novice) class ran twice and it was amazing to see such excellent and varied interpretations from our reference photos:
My 'Pebbles 1-2-3' (absolute beginner) class also ran twice, as shown in the two photos below.
One of the students had this to say the next day: "Thanks very much Karen. What a wonderful space you have to create! I am so inspired and excited to see where this path takes us!! I spent the evening in my studio last night and did a second copy of what we did yesterday and read half your book already lol. I'm going to play this week in the evenings to just move paint around a little and get more comfortable. I'm so inspired! Thank you so very much for lighting this in me! ... Thanks so much for the wonderful introduction to watercolour. I can't wait for the next Class!"
Shown below are the grads from my 'Underwater Stones' 3-day intermediate level class, with their wonderful paintings well underway (to be completed at home):
Here I am pictured below with some of the students in my 'Cedar Waxwing' intermediate level 6-week class:
Last fall, I donated a free class for five students to Soroptimist International of Kawartha Lakes, for auction at their Snowflake Gala. Pictured below are the winning bidders, enjoying their class with me in my studio last month. We had a blast!
One of the students wrote to me after class and confided: "The watercolour class was so much fun and hard, too. I loved the challenge. I never thought I could feel that successful on my first lesson."
Another student wrote: "I want to thank you again for a very inspiring, and exciting day! We were all pleasantly surprised at how our artwork turned out, and you definitely made us feel comfortable so we all had fun. Thanks so much!"
Thank you to all my students, who made a watercolour journey with me in the last few months. Together, we learned a lot!
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