(SOLD OUT) The Farms: Beginning Watercolor (morning)

Experience Level: Beginner

Learn the foundational skills of watercolor at Beginning Watercolor from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26 in The Studio. Instructor and former art educator Sally Walsh will walk participants through new techniques each week to create paintings focusing on landscapes, flowers, fruit, glass and special effects.

Pencils, erasers, clear plastic rulers, paper towels and spray bottles will be provided.

Participants should bring the following supplies:
— Basic pallet of cake watercolors (can be made available on request)
— Tube or cake watercolors
— Watercolor brushes of varying sizes
— Personal sketchbook or journal with paper suitable for watercolor (spiral bound is best)

$65/person. Register here by July 29. All sales are final.

If you will need disability-related accommodations to participate, please email Olivia Bunting at owarren@illinois.edu.

About the instructor

Sally Walsh is a retired art teacher from Richland Community College in Decatur. She has more than 30 years of teaching experience and has led previous art classes at Allerton.

About The Farms

The Farms: An Allerton Folk School, offers classes, workshops, and gatherings focusing on art, outdoor education, science, storytelling, and wellnessAll experiences value hands-on, experiential teaching and learning, and are facilitated by and for the members of the community.

See the complete summer course schedule here.


Aug 05 2024


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Aug 05 2024
  • Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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