2019 Workshop & DEmo Calendar
Wet & Workable: Flowers (3-day)—$225
Wednesday–Friday, April 10–12, 2019; 9AM–4PM
Showcase Art Center; flyer download
1335 8th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
Register: Colette Pitcher: (970) 356-8593 or
colette AT colettepitcher.com
Wet & Workable: Portraits & Pets (3-day)—$350/$400 non-member
Tuesday–Thursday, April 16–18, 2019; 9AM–4PM
Colorado Watercolor Society; flyer download
First Plymouth Church
3501 S. Colorado Boulevard
Englewood, CO 80113
Register: CWS by email: Sandy Day Selbert;
sandy AT sandydayselbert.com
Wacky Watercolor; Creative Freedom (2-day)—$168
Friday/Saturday, May 3-4, 2018; 9AM–4PM
Fuller Lodge Art Center; flyer download
2132 Central Avenue
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Register: Fuller Lodge Art Center: (505) 662-1635
Jeanne is known for her “Wet & Workable” watercolor painting method that she has developed over the years. It frees students from all the “myths” of watercolor so that they can evolve their creative expression. She is most known for her remarkable and colorful portraits but is also sought out for her expressive floral paintings and still lifes.
Workshop students find her very lively, and approachable to learn from. She packs a great deal of information into the workshop, along with demos and guided painting sessions with the students. Jeanne has a long list of testimonials raving about how much the students learn and how her workshop is one of the best they have ever taken.
Wet & Workable Watercolor
Open subject or specified (Portrait, Flowers or Still Life). A live demo of a still life, portrait or flower at the outset. Wet & Workable painting method on saturated paper creates relaxed working time. Learn to manage moisture in your brush, paint & paper for better results. Can be applied to any subject matter... and enables lifting and painting lights back in. Comfortable for those with experience in other media plus a break out for those with traditional watercolor skills.
Wacky Watercolor; Creative Freedom
Try some intuitive and new approaches to get your juices flowing. Exercises to loosen up your creativity. Learn to access your playfulness and create the unexpected. Finish up stalled or turnaround "failed" pieces. Open subject.
Strategies for Brilliant Watercolors
Open subject. Usually demo a still life, portrait or flower. There are multiple ways to approach any subject matter. Learn how to choose techniques best suited for your subject and expression. Learn multiple approaches for the same subject that enhance different outcomes/expressions.
Colorful Watercolor Flower "Portraits"
Capture the unique character of flowers with close-in “portrait” paintings. Learn strategies to distill your subject into simple shapes, values and colors. Create a dimensional feel through layering and flowing washes for soft, exciting backgrounds. Work from supplied reference or your own photos and flowers.