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Watercolor Buds and Blooms taught by Tara Sweeney

May 1 @ 9:30 am - 1:15 pm

Register Now | $210

This class is full. Thank you! please call the store to be added to the wait list. 651-698-6431

Wednesdays: May 1, 8, 15, 22,  9:30am-1:15pm

FEE: $210   All Levels

Inspired by the beautiful bounty of gardens in bloom? Learn the process of seeing and painting seasonal flowers from direct observation, planning dynamic compositions, and exploring with 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.

WetPaint_pocketjournal_headshotInstructor Bio:
Saint Paul teaching artist Tara Sweeney has been creating award-winning watercolors for nearly forty years. She holds signature status in the MN Watercolor Society and National Watercolor Society. “Close to Home: Sketching a Minnesota Year,” is her debut collection of illustrated creative nonfiction. She was awarded a 2017 MN state arts board artist initiative grant to illustrate the picture book A to Zåäö, as artist-in-residence at the American Swedish Institute (University of MN Press publication, spring 2019.) She taught drawing and painting at Augsburg College for 25 years. She holds degrees in design and studio art from the University of WI and an MFA from MCAD.

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May 1
9:30 am - 1:15 pm
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