Watercolor is wonderfully suited to paint beautiful, transparent skies. We will start with techniques to help portray wispy clouds, sunsets, or stormy skies to name a few. Some knowledge of watercolor is helpful. Work from your own photos or the instructors.  Class limit 15  Dates: Thursday to Saturday, Aug. 3, 4, 5

Time:  9 am to 3 pm (18 hrs)

Location: Bemis School of Art, 818 Pelham Pl, C.S., CO

Fees: $169  FAC mem., $179 non-mem. 

Registration: deadline is Aug. 4 and is through the Bemis School of Art call (719)475-2444 or web


birds with huge personalities. This two day class will focus on painting this lively little bird. Learn to create beautiful feathers, expressive eyes, and the surrounding backgrounds.  Class limit 15

Dates:  Fri. and Sat., July 28 & 29

Time:  9am-3pm (12 hrs)

Location: Arvada Art Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO  

Fees: $200
Registration: will be through the Arvada Art Center. Class not currently available for registration. Check website later in May or June http://arvadacenter.org/ or call (720)898-7200.

Hummingbirds in Watercolor at the Arvada Center - July 28 & 29, 2017:  Humminbirds are tiny


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Classes & Workshops

Dramatic Skies Watercolor Workshop at Bemis School of Art - Aug. 3, 4, 5, 2017:

Note: You may cancel up to 1 week before the 1st class for a full refund minus a $25 registration fee.

Birds in Watercolor workshop in Estes Park Colorado - Aug. 25 & 26,  2017: There are so

Lorraine Watry Fine Art Watercolor Classes

​​many birds with beautiful plumage and expressive features. This class will concentrate on how to paint birds and the surrounding background. We will start with hummingbirds and move on to other birds like chickadees and bluejays (time permitting).  Class limit 11

Dates: Friday and Saturday, August 25, 26
Time:  10 am - 4 pm  (12 hrs) 

Location: Art Center of Estes Park, Estes Park, CO
Fees: $135 non-members, $121.50 members

Registration: will be handled by the Art Center of Estes Park, phone (970)586-5882 or click the following link:  http://artcenterofestes.com/Classes/classes.aspx

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Lorraine as a teacher -Lorraine has worked with watercolor for 24+ years.   Lorraine believes watercolor students learn best when they can see a demonstration, therefore, she demonstrates often. Lorraine teaches her students the watercolor medium along with composition, color mixing, and perspective to achieve a finished work of art. Lorraine Watry Fine Art watercolor classes and art classes are open to students of all levels and are taught to encourage  a love of the visual arts.