OSHR 1753 - Treat Yourself - Paint With Watercolor

  • Noncredit

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

Watercolor is best served up in splashy, spontaneous strokes. It yearns to be transparent and luminous. Make time for yourself each week to chase your passion! Working in watercolor can be exhilarating as secrets to good painting are revealed. You’ll be amazed at how fast you are producing splashy watercolor paintings and how stimulating it is to make art!

Your instructor offers easy-to-understand explanations providing an insider-look at technique. These clear explanations will have you painting in no time at all. We’ll be painting a variety of subject matter including still life set-ups, people, and landscapes.

Instruction is structured around watching, listening, and doing! The course includes illustrated handouts with insightful explanations to supplement the class lesson. Each class will start with a painting demonstration by the teacher walking participants through each step of the day’s lesson. Class sessions are then devoted to individual painting time where students receive one-on- one instruction. Everything is geared toward participants realizing immediate success!

Designed for all levels.

Please Note: Section 100 - No class September 21; Section 101 - No class November 23.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

Instructors

Randy Hale

Randy Hale attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, where he developed a solid understanding of design and composition. A successful commercial career followed in product design, project management, and sales. Pitching creative concepts provided a strong foundation in working successfully with people. Randy is currently involved with art groups throughout the country. He has served as president of the Colorado Watercolor Society and works on boards organizing national exhibitions.

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