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Watercolor Buds and Blooms taught by Tara Sweeney

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register Now | $168

In line with recommendations from the MDH, Wet Paint will be postponing/rescheduling all classes and events. Please call 651-698-6431 for updates

Wednesdays: April 29, May 6, 13, 20th 10am-1pm

FEE: $168   All Levels

Inspired by the beautiful bounty of gardens in bloom? Learn the process of seeing and painting seasonal flowers from photo reference and from direct observation. Plan dynamic compositions. Explore a three-layer, four-value approach to watercolor. Practice efficient brushwork, create contrasts, consider negative space, and mix vibrant color. Build confidence and control with daily demonstrations, lots of practice, and individualized feedback. All levels welcome. Materials list and photo selection guidelines available after registration.

Tara Sweeney_bio photo Instructor Bio:

Saint Paul teaching artist and author Tara Sweeney has been creating award-winning watercolors for nearly forty years. TPT2 public television’s MN Original showcased her work https://www.tpt.org/post/artist-tara-sweeney/. Her picture book, A to Zåäö: Playing with History at the American Swedish Institute, is showcased in ASI’s exhibit, extra/ordinary February 29-July 5, 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 holds signature status in the MN Watercolor and National Watercolor Societies. tarasweeneyart.com.

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April 29
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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