Class Overview

Watercolor Painting | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Original art by the instructor, Yulia Chubotin

Expand your creative expression by learning how to paint with watercolors.

During this inspiring, hands-on workshop, you’ll:

  • Receive an introduction to traditional watercolor techniques
  • Learn how to analyze color
  • Explore how to combine watercolor with drawing media and materials such as ink and graphite

You’ll be encouraged to work with subject matters ranging from still life to examples by master artists to abstraction and imagination. The class will expand to meet individual interests and expression.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn basic watercolor theory
  • Discover how to pair watercolors with other mediums
  • Practice painting under the direction of a skilled artist

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Beginning artists
  • More experienced artists who seek to expand their creative expression

Student Testimonials

Yulia was a wonderful instructor! Very engaging and interesting, as well as talented. I would absolutely take a class from her again.

Great instructor, great presentation. Very well organized and focused on techniques in a structured way. – Karen Hogue

I felt like Yulia treated us like proper art students. She went over several techniques, showed us examples from known artists, and then shifted from student to student so we all had individual attention. she offered encouragement, helpful suggestions, and worked with us to master the technique. I have only had a handful of art classes previously, mostly from my youth, and I felt very supported and inspired.

The format was perfect: information, demonstration, practice. Yulia is a great teacher. Her demeanor lessens the intimidation factor of an art class — ‘it’s only paint!’ – Carole Kitchell

Yulia’s generous and pointed suggestions of the practice work. In a Winter course, the scanned examples of the week’s theme by past masters was a superb way to extend the lesson into what has been done skillfully before. Flowers, fruit and landscapes are hard to bring into a Winter evening classroom. Very skillful technique.

Yulia exposes her students to a wide range of artists and resources. I think she’s a very thoughtful and generous teacher, trying to help every student. – Jeannie Neely

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