Class/Workshop Details

Contemporary Watermedia

Contemporary Watermedia

Monday (1:00 pm) 03/04/24 to Monday (4:00 pm) 04/01/24

Mondays Only | Instructor Helen Shafer Garcia | Register by March 1 | No Class on March 25

Fallbrook School of the Arts
310 E. Alvarado St., Fallbrook, CA 92028
(760) 728-6383 | email
In Historic Downtown Fallbrook


Join Instructor Helen Shafer Garcia and “Focus on the Figure” with contemporary watermedia fundamental approaches to painting the head and torso.  Helen will guide you through how drawing and mark-making are incorporated with experimental painting techniques.  Commit to freedom and spontaneity with paint! No expectations are forecasted here; all of these techniques are a process to gain skills. Pigment characteristics, color theory, composition, and design will also be covered with demos, critiques, and individual instruction.  This class is designed for students with some knowledge of basic watercolor techniques.

Note: There is a $15 (cash only) supply fee due at class that includes white ink and gouache, collage papers, acrylics and gesso.

Supplies Students Bring: Supply list will be available upon registration. Needed for the first class: 1 sheet of Arches, 140lb cold pressed watercolor paper cut into quarters, 1 #12 or 14 round watercolor brush, watercolor paints you already have on hand, palette, and water container

Supply Fee: $15 cash-only supply fee due at time of workshop to Instructor

Mondays, March 4 to April 1 (NO CLASS ON MARCH 25)

1:00pm - 4:00pm


Intermediate Level - Adults

Registration Deadline: March 1, 2022


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Helen Shafer Garcia

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310 E Alvarado St, Fallbrook, CA 92028 | 760-728-6383
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