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Workshop | Watercolor Sketchbook | 2-Day

October 1, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


PLEASE NOTE this workshop is held over two dates: Part 1 on Saturday, October 1st & Part 2 on Saturday, October 8th. Students must be able to attend both dates. The ticket price includes both dates and materials.

About this event

Watercolor painting is the most accessible way for artists to start painting, yet it’s also very versatile, offering a way to expand and explore. It’s also a portable medium with little clean up and set up, allowing for artists to take it with them wherever they go (with access to water, of course).

Workshop Schedule: Saturday, October 1st 2 – 4pm AND Saturday, October 8th 2 – 4pm. Students must be able to attend both sessions.

Who should take this workshop? This 2-Day workshop is for anyone with an interest in painting with watercolor. Whether it’s your first time, or you’re more advanced, this is a great way to get into a watercolor painting practice through the sketchbook format.

What the workshop will cover: Watercolor painting is one of the most accessible ways for artists to start painting, while offering opportunities to experiment and explore. This workshop is for anyone new to painting with watercolor to learn basic techniques while working with different subject matter in a sketchbook study format. Starting with leaves and flowers, then moving to produce and then landscape scenes, participants will create a variety of small watercolor paintings. Samples of different styles of painting will be shown, including different variations of the same subject or object done in different ways including brush stroke and layering differences. The instructor will include hands-on demonstrations of techniques and watercolor paint.

All materials will be provided! Students will leave with various watercolor studies on paper after the workshop. Each student will get these supplies to keep and take home:

– Small sketchbook with watercolor paper to be used during workshop time and at home

– Aqua brush water filled brush

– Portable Watercolor 24-color set

– Micro pen

Workshop Fees:

– $65 for 2-Days

-$20 supplies

= $85.00 total


** In the event of a cancellation more than seventy two (72) hours prior to the event date, the applicant will receive a refund of the ticket fee. No refund will be given if less than seventy two (72) hours notice of the cancellation is given.


About the Teaching Artist:

Kim Rae Taylor is a visual artist and educator based in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she serves as Associate Professor of Fine Art for the University of Cincinnati Clermont College. She received her MFA from the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati, and her BFA from The University of Texas at Austin. Additional studies include the University of Georgia in Cortona, Italy, and the Metáfora Center for Art Therapy Studies in Barcelona, Spain. She has been an artist in residence at Taipei Artist Village in Taiwan, Red Gate in Beijing, and Cill Rialaig in County Kerry, Ireland. Taylor has also worked as a graphic designer and illustrator, including work in cartoon animation. Her mixed media paintings and drawings explore a variety of themes informed by nature, language, and gender.

Visit www.kimraetaylor.net for more on Kim’s work.


October 1, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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