Starting with the basic techniques of drawing, students will learn how to draw an image and then use watercolor to bring it to life. Students will also be introduced to perspective and composition. This class is ideal for beginners looking for a painting class that is informative, encouraginb and not stressful!
Supplies: Please bring a basic watercolor set - Winsor & Newton is a nice brand, 140 lb watercolor paper, and a few brushes to the first class. Please note: no class on Monday January 20 or Monday February 17.
About the Instructor: T. Mark Cole studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from West Chester University. He also studied Art History and Fine Arts abroad with Villanova and Rosemont University. For twenty years, Mark has instructed fine arts classes covering watercolor and oil painting, pastel and drawing, and 3D design and architectural history to high school and adult students. He has also worked with galleries and museums in curating exhibitions. Mark has been a member of Chester County Art Association (CCAA), Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DCCA), In Liquid.com, and the National Trust. Architecture and the landscape of the region are the inspiration of Mark’s work both traditional and abstract. He has exhibited at various galleries throughout the Philadelphia region and in New England as well as private art collections.