july, 2022

06jul(jul 6)5:00 pm20(jul 20)8:00 pmWatercolor for Beginners with Marilyn Valiente5:00 pm - 8:00 pm (20)

Event Details

Wednesdays, July 6, 13, and 20, 2022 | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

No other medium can capture the translucent quality of light like watercolor. In this beginning course of watercolor, we will cover the basic, sketching for a watercolor painting, painting from photographs, creating clean colors, and composition. The goal of the class is to make a difficult medium easier to learn and manage while producing beautiful paintings you will be proud of.

The program fee does not include materials. Please view the syllabus with the complete list of required supplies here.

Ticket Rates
Members $105 (for a three-session class)
Non-members $145 (for a three-session class)

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Instructor Bio: Marilyn Valiente is a visual artist living in South Florida. After earning her bachelor’s degree in art education from the University of Florida, she continued her education in psychology, having achieved a Master’s degree in mental health counseling and a PhD in pastoral psychology. Her paintings have been exhibited both nationally and internationally. She is a signature member of both the Miami Watercolor Society and the Florida Watercolor Society. Among her recent awards in watercolors alone by the Miami Watercolor Society is “Judges Recognition” spring exhibition 2021, and “First place” in the spring exhibition 2018 exhibition, “Best in show” fall exhibition 2017. She is past president of Miami Watercolor Society for the year 2017 and 2018. Marilyn is currently president of the Coral Gables chapter the oldest and prestigious professional organization of women artist: The National League of American PEN women.

Tickets are nonrefundable. This class runs rain or shine.

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