Beginning Watercolors

  • Monday, June 5
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM MT
  • Online

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

We invite you to join us for an introduction to watercolor painting. Through a variety of exercises and demonstrations, participants will learn about the medium and techniques for creating their own watercolor paintings. We will explore paintings that Georgia O’Keeffe created using watercolor and discuss the techniques she employed. All experience levels are welcome to participate!

This class is suitable for youth ages 12 and up. Children are welcome to participate alongside their adults.

Space is limited, reservations required.

This program will take place via the video conferencing app – ZOOM. Details for accessing the Zoom meeting will be with your receipt upon registering and again sent via email the day prior. Please register in advance in order to access the program. Note that all program times are in Mountain Time

Online classes are not recorded. Online classes are offered only as a live and interactive experience.

Supplies needed for this class:

  • Watercolor paints
  • Round and flat paintbrushes (small, medium, and large preferred)
  • Watercolor paper
  • Table salt
  • Paperclips
  • Paper towels
  • Rubbing alcohol

About the Instructor

Instructor Devon Etre-Burke returned to Santa Fe after years away in Worcester, Massachusetts. She earned an MFA from Boston University in Art Education with a concentration in Art Therapy practice in the art classroom, and a BFA in Art Education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Devon taught art for eight years in Massachusetts public schools and has taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced courses in painting to adults. Her main media of study is watercolor, specifically small landscape and plein air painting. Devon enjoys the delicate nature and transparency of watercolor and has a strong passion for sharing her love of it with others.

This class is being offered on a sliding scale:

$10; minimal fee.

$20; covers the cost of the class.

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

Upcoming Events

Vertical graphite sketch of doorway with screen door, five vigas, canale detail and boot scraper; four punched holes at top of paper.

Past Event Classes

In-Person Class: Santa Fe Urban Sketching

217 JOHNSON ST., SANTA FE, NM 87501.

Saturday, July 20

9:00am

Photograph of a small book open to a page with a watercolor of a pot with a plant in it. To the right of the page a hand holds the book open. Above the book are small paint tubes and a paintbrush.

Event Classes

Online Class: Book of Treasures—Capturing Everyday Beauty with Gouache

Online

Wednesday, July 24

10:00am

Close-up photograph of a child drawing on a piece of paper with colored pencils on top of a leather bench. The child’s face is out of frame and focus is on their hands, a patterned pencil and the colored pencils scattered over the bench. A second child’s hand pokes in from the right side of the frame.

Event Community Events

Create with O'Keeffe: Fruit Prints

MAIN LIBRARY | 145 WASHINGTON AVE, SANTA FE, NM, 87501

Thursday, July 25

3:30pm