Online Class: Beginning Watercolors

  • Thursday, December 1
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM MT
  • Virtual

Space is limited, registration required. Please email contact@gokm.org or call 505.946.1000 for assistance with event registration.

Join us as we explore the medium of watercolor and it’s techniques through various compositions inspired by the natural world. While creating, color, negative space, and expression as seen in O’Keeffe’s work will be discussed. Color-mixing, brush, and paper-handling will be practiced. 

An image for reference or inspiration will be emailed to all students prior to each class. This image will be used for the demonstration. Students are also welcome to bring their own image to follow along with the techniques shown. 

Supplies you will need:

  • A watercolor paint set. All types are welcome! Instructor will be working mostly with Winsor & Newton colors.
  • Watercolor paper. All types are welcome. Recommended: Arches – cold-pressed, or rough. 
  • A few varied watercolor, acrylic, or ink brushes
  • A sharpened pencil (HB or harder works well) 
  • A white gum eraser 
  • A few paper-towels 
  • A container with clean water 
  • Masking fluid for experimentation (not required)

About the Instructor 

Gal Senderowitsch is a Santa-Fe based multimedia artist who draws inspiration from nature, dreams, and the human condition. She graduated with her BFA in printmaking from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia and is currently pursuing her MA in Art Therapy in Santa Fe, NM. Her media of choice are aqueous media, monotypes, woodcut printmaking, charcoal and pastel drawing, and oil painting. She is a recipient of various awards from prestigious art institutions and groups in Philadelphia, including the Print Center, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Color Print Society. Gal has exhibited her work in various locations, such as Abington Art Center, Chestnut Hill Gallery, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Plastic Club, Old City Jewish Arts Center, Greenpoint Gallery, and the Canvas in New York City.

This class is suitable for participants 16 and up. 

This program will take place via the video conferencing platform Zoom. Details for accessing the Zoom meeting will be sent to participants by email the day before the class takes place. Please register in advance in order to access the program. 

Note that all program times are in Mountain Time Zone.

This class is being offered on a sliding scale:

$10; minimum fee

$20; covers the cost of the class

$30; covers the cost of the class, plus a contribution to support educational programs

Please email contact@gokm.org or call 505.946.1000 for assistance with event registration.

Our cancelation and refund policy can be found on our visitor information page.

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