Basic Plein Air Watercolor Workshops

Basic Plein Air Watercolor Workshops with Kathleen Spencer Johns


There is something special about absorbing the beauty of nature through painting. You see, feel and connect more deeply when you sit and paint 'en plein air.' This workshop will cover the basics of watercolor and the necessary things to notice and consider when painting the landscape. It is appropriate for the total beginner and those with some painting experience and a desire to explore plein air art-making. 


Registration for the workshop includes instruction and a complete plein air watercolor materials kit to use during the workshop and to keep for future plein air forays.

Offered twice during the Festival week:

Tuesday, April 30th, 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Blue Cloud Farms

6075 Prospect Road, Longmont, CO 80503


Cost: $40 for the Class + $20 Materials Fee

Thursday, May 2nd, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coot Lake

6247 63rd Street, Longmont, CO 80503


Cost: $40 for the Class + $20 Materials Fee

About the Instructor:

Kathleen Spencer Johns is an award winning painter. She is also a highly qualified and dynamic art teacher and runs classes and workshops at The Art Garage in Boulder, Colorado. 


Born in Schenectady, New York, the fourth of ten children, Kathleen's stories of childhood are both humorous and intense. She has two wonderful sons, Curtiss and Kevin Johns and has lived and painted in Boulder for 34 years. You may just stumble upon her in the foothills as she sits joyfully painting and drawing.

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