Online Watercolor Basics

Date: 10 Tuesdays, January 4 - March 8, 2022
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Instructor: Mo Myra
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Tuition: $120 Non-Members / $108 Members


Class Description

Learn watercolor online from the comfort of your own home, this is the perfect class for beginners and advanced students alike. Students will learn how to control watercolor through color mixing exercises and learn how to draw from life to create beautiful still-life paintings. The medium has a reputation for being tricky and unforgiving but Mo will help guide you through all of the tricks. Find out why watercolor is so addicting, you will discover the magic of this medium and have fun while exploring.

This class will meet online via Zoom
You will receive a link to join the virtual classroom with your registration confirmation.


Download materials list here
• Watercolor paint, Windsor and Newton 95437 Cotman watercolor field plus set. This set contains: Lemon yellow hue, Cadmium yellow hue, Alizarin crimson hue, Ultramarine, Phtalo blue, Viridian hue, Sap green, Yellow ochre, Burnt umber, Chinese white. Option to buy only these pigments separate from the whole set, if you do this, you must also have a palette.

• Paint Brushes, if you like synthetic look for Cotman watercolor brushes in a variety of sizes. For large washes a squirrel hair mop brush (medium sized)

• Any type of watercolor brushes ranging in numbers, I usually prefer #1 #4 #6 (I prefer Windsor and Newton watercolor brushes for this class)

• Rags or a roll of paper towels, and one kitchen sponge with no chemicals.

• Watercolor paper, Arches watercolor block 7x10 inches cold pressed 140LB- you can also purchase a single sheet of cold press and cut the paper to use for class.

• Small cup to hold water

• Mechanical Pencil and kneaded eraser

About the Instructor

Mo Myra’s artwork is inspired by landscapes and the figure, her illustrations have been displayed nationally, and in many different group exhibitions. Her paintings can be found in numerous private collections as well as available to the public through public art commissions. Currently, she works full-time as an Illustrator in addition to teaching watercolor classes. Mo graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Illustration program at the Hartford Art School. She is passionate about bringing art to the community, she is an active board member at the Art League of New Britain and the Chair Person for their new Gallery Committee. Visit Mo Myra's website.