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Watercolor Summer Garden taught by Jane M. Mason

July 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Register Now | $48

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Tuesday, July 16th 2-5pm


Learn how to paint a loose watercolor painting of bright tiger lilies, cone flowers, and other colorful mid-summer blooms. Leaves, foliage, and negative space will also be tackled. Jane will lead your through a step-by-step process. We will all be painting the same scene—but our final paintings will definitely reflect our own personalities.

Think about attending with a friend. Enjoy a fun afternoon, side-by-side while you each create your own version of an abundant summer flower garden.

Supplies: Jane will be using the QOR Watercolor Introductory set of 12 colors.

Please bring that set or the equivalent colors: Nickel Yellow Azo, Hansa Yellow Light, Quin Gold Deep, Quin Magenta, Pthalo Blue (green shade), Ultramarine blue, Pyrrol Red Light, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Viridian Green. and a palette. Jane recommends Quiller Travel palette.

Watercolor brushes: #10 round and 1/4″ flat

3-4 pieces of 11×15″140lb cold pressed watercolor paper. 



She specializes in watercolor, (plein air and in the studio), drawing, photography, textile art, and multi-media collage work. Her subject matter covers the gamut from landscapes, seascapes and urban views, to abstracts, florals and still lifes. Her artwork is in collections across North America and abroad. She has traveled extensively throughout the US and Europe and lived in Florence, Italy as well as the Midwest and New England. Her family has owned a little cabin Up North in Minnesota for almost a century. Jane spends as much time as she can squeeze in at the cabin each year.

She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, with a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies from Harvard University. She has had extensive undergraduate and post-graduate training in watercolor and fine art. Artists she has studied under include: Jim Alinder, Gerald Brommer, Antonioni Catelina, Carol Carter, Cheng-Khee Chee, Joe Fettingus, Frank Francese, Lois Gruberger, Keith Jacobshagen, Paul Jackson, Margaret Keller, Nita Leland, Skip Lawrence, Zenaide Luhr, BillyO O’Donnell, Steven Quiller and Janet Walsh.

She is the former president of the Saint Louis Watercolor Society, and the Greater St. Louis Art Association. Her articles and artwork have been featured in numerous publications including the St. Louis Post DispatchWatercolor MagicWatercolorARTCalendar, and The Artist’s Magazine. She has taught art and art history to all levels for over 20 years. Currently, she teaches online through TakeLessons.com. She teaches locally in Illinois around Chicago, Park Ridge, and Peoria. She teaches workshops in various states.

Jane’s work explores connectedness. She thinks about how we are all connected. Her goal is to emphasize our shared experiences rather than our differences.  She accomplishes this by using her art to speak from a quiet voice about beauty, color, light, friendship, culture, art traditions, and the gifts of creation we share. It is spiritual, joyful, uplifting, and rewarding work.

Here’s how you can find her:





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July 16, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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