Sunday, May 31, 2009

Summer Classes with Catherine Hillis

Watercolor Studio in Frederick, MD

The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center
Catherine Hillis
Section: 09-3-WC2
8 Wednesdays
6/24/09 - 8/12/09
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: $190 ($170 members)
Explore the joys of watercolor including color mixing, form building, and an appreciation for the beauty of the fluid mark. General techniques of watercolor painting will be demonstrated and students will experiment with the medium, working in both landscape and still life subject matter. Please bring photographs of your choice from which to paint. Photographs should be your property or you must have permission to use them. Drawing experience recommended. Enjoy working in this beautiful space.

The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
40 South Carroll Street
Frederick, Maryland 21701

Voice: 301.698.0656
Fax: 301.663.1080

Studio Art Shop,

Winchester, VA

2033 S. Pleasant Valley

Winchester, VA


Paint in watercolors this summer. Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5:45, beginning June 30 – July 28, 2009. Students provide supplies. Beginners through intermediates. Improve your skills, see color in a new way, learn how to observe. $120.00 for five weeks, 2 ¼ hours. Space is limited.

Registration for this class is through the instructor only. Please make checks payable to Catherine Hillis and mail to: PO Box 41, Round Hill, VA 20142-0041 Questions: 703-431-6877.

IDA LEE PARK, Leesburg, VA

Paint in Plein Aire: Paint the Park

Saturday, June 27, 2009 10 am until 4 pm

This class is suitable for older teens through adults, beginning to intermediate painters.

Bring your paints, your brushes, a paper bag lunch and your imagination and learn the ropes of Plein Aire painting, a French expression which means “in the open air.” Paint some memories in historic Leesburg.

Please contact Ida Lee Park at 703-777-1368 for more information.

Watercolor Bootcamp, The Lorton Workhouse

in Lorton, VA

Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12, 10 am until 3 pm

Beginners to intermediates, bring supplies, a bag lunch and photographs to work from.

Ten-hut! Learn how to fall in love with your watercolors by refreshing your knowledge of the basic watercolor skills. The instructor will lead you through the basics and help you design a composition that works. Each day begins with demonstrations and ends with helpful, positive critiques designed to build your confidence and competence.

Work in a beautiful space dedicated to the arts, visit artist’s studios during the break. See jewelry, pottery, ceramics, fibre art, paintings and MORE.

For more information or to register, call 703-584-2900 or go to

Sunday, May 17, 2009


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