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Watercolor Landscapes taught by Tara Sweeney

September 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register Now | $168

This class has filled.  Please call the store 651-698-6431 to be added to the wait list. Thank you! 

Wednesdays: September 11, 18, 25 and October 2nd 10-1 pm

Fee: $168

No Prerequisite

Whether you’ve always wanted to paint a landscape or haven’t tried to in a long time, build a solid foundation for studio-based watercolor through instructor demos and guided practice painting landscapes from photo reference. Carefully designed projects help you learn the basics of seeing shapes and values, painting with a three-layer, four-value approach to help you gain confidence in vibrant color mixing, lively brush work and dynamic composition. Materials list available in store or after registration.

Tara Sweeney_bio photoInstructor Bio:
Saint Paul teaching artist and author Tara Sweeney has been creating award-winning watercolors for nearly forty years. TPT2’s MN Original showcased her work https://www.tpt.org/post/artist-tara-sweeney/ on the picture book A to Zåäö, funded by a 2017 MN State Arts Board grant and published by University of MN Press, fall 2019. The original illustrations will be exhibited at the American Swedish Institute February-July 2020. She is professor emeritus with Augsburg University where she taught drawing and painting for 25 years. She earned undergraduate degrees in design and studio art from the University of WI, and an MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She is a signature member of the MN Watercolor and National Watercolor Societies. tarasweeneyart.com.

Photo credit: Maggie Royce

Upcoming Tara Sweeney Classes at Wet Paint: Watercolor Interiors

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September 11, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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