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Drawing and Painting with Watercolor Pencils - Zoom Short Course

with Kate Lagaly, Professional Artist

The registration period has closed for this event.

Date: Saturday, January 30, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Online class via Zoom

Fee: $53 ($48 Members)



Have you ever wondered what to do with those watercolor pencils gathering dust in your studio? They can be used to make beautiful art. Watercolor pencils are an interesting blend of drawing and painting. They are fantastic for field sketching, for making art while traveling, and for working plein air. Watercolor pencils can be used to make interesting textures and they make a good addition to watercolor painting, colored pencil, and mixed media. Join Kate for an introduction to various techniques using watercolor pencils as we all work on a project over Zoom. The class will have demonstration time as well as student work time. Kate will provide a photo and a drawing, students are free to use their own subject and drawing as well.


Note: Supplies are not included. A supply list is listed below. Artist recommendations for these products are included in the confirmation email.



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Registration open through 1/29/2021 12:00 PM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Kate Lagaly has earned Signature Artist status from the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA and CPX), the Kentucky Watercolor Society (KWS), the Southern Watercolor Society (SW), the South Carolina Watermedia Society (SCWS), the Watercolor Society of North Carolina (WSNC), and the Tennessee Watercolor Society (TnWS). Her work has been juried into The American Watercolor Society’s International Exhibition and has been a finalist in the Paint America Top 100 National Exhibition. Two pieces have been finalists in The Artist Magazine’s Annual International Competition. She works mainly in acrylic, colored pencil, gouache, pen and ink, plasticine clay, scratchboard, and watercolor. She also enjoys the creative process and sculpture in her role as the Artistic Director for Concrete Architectural Products Precast (CAPP). She has an Art Degree from Xavier University.


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This program will be offered online via Zoom or other virtual learning program.
More details will be provided a few days before the event.

Certificate in Native Plant Studies Credits

Watercolor pencils - If you already have watercolor pencils, use what you have.

Watercolor Paper - One 9 x 12 or 11 x 14 (or a quarter sheet which is 11 x 15) of watercolor paper you are familiar with using.

Watercolor brushes - Use the watercolor brushes that you already have.

Strainer/Sandpaper - A small metal mesh strainer or a piece of rough sandpaper. This will be used for a watercolor pencil technique.

Graphite Paper - A sheet of graphite paper for transferring the drawing.

Misc. - I also use a hand towel, paper towels, a water container, a pencil sharpener, and jar lids or small shallow containers (a few of those).

Students will be emailed photos and a drawing. It's best to transfer the drawing prior to the start of the Zoom Short Course.