Tuesdays: Brilliant Watercolor [Adults & Teens]

01/25/2022 10:00 AM - 03/22/2022 12:00 PM ET


Adult Classes + Workshops


West Windsor Arts
952 Alexander Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550


Beginners and more experienced students alike will increase their skill and enjoyment of this exciting medium. New and continuing students welcome..... (click title for more info)

Teaching Artist: Sarika Soman
Adults & Teens: Tuesdays, 10 am-12:00 pm: 8 sessions
January 25 - March 22 (No class February 1)
Snow Day: March 29
$264 Member* | $280 Non-member
*Teens must have household membership for member price


Beginners and experienced level painters will enjoy this watercolor class. We will cover the fundamental techniques (wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, masking, watercolor blooms, splatter technique) to create a successful watercolor painting. A new painting will be created every week with a focus on subjects such as landscapes, floral, and still life. New and continuing students welcome!

Materials:  Bring to first class: 9x12” watercolor paper (recommended: Strathmore brand or Canson brand); tube watercolors - small to medium set (recommended brands: Winsor and Newton, Cotman). A small tube of white acrylic paint, Watercolor brush set, palette, cup to hold water, toothbrush, masking fluid, hard board or hard cardboard to tape work down on.

Covid Protocols: Adults are now required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test taken within 2 days of the in-person event or class. Classes, workshops, and events held in all spaces at the art center and Whole World Arts utilize an HVAC system supplemented with portable HEPA filtration systems. Classes and event seating are spaced appropriately to allow 3 - 6 ft. of social distancing. Acrylic barriers are utilized, as needed. Mask wearing is strongly encouraged for all adults, and required for all youth classes. All our staff and Teaching Artists have been vaccinated. High-touch surfaces are wiped down regularly using certified cleaning agents. Hand sanitizer is available in all spaces. Youth visual arts classes have their own sanitized art supplies to be used.

About the Teaching Artist

Sarika Soman holds a Masters Degree in Fine Arts (Painting Specialization) from India. With over 15+ years of experience in drawing and painting she is best known for her colorful and vibrant watercolor landscapes, still life and abstract paintings. She has participated in showcasing her work in group shows as well as in solo exhibitions. She is passionate about art education and believes strongly in teaching both children and adults the skills that can enable them to draw and paint realistically. A favorite quote of Claude Monet : The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.





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