Painting Waterfalls in Watercolor - June 28 - Aug. 2, 2017: ​Painting falling water can be  expressive and exciting.

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

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 (Arvada added $25 to the class fee)
Registration: will be through the Arvada Art Center. Class Link: or call (720)898-7200.

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

Color Theory "Friday Snipits' - Apr. - Dec., 2017:

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

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You can sign up for 1, 2, or more of this Color Theory "Snipit" class. We will break down color theory into small lessons and use cut paper and watercolor to investigate. See dates and class info below.   Class limit 7  Dates: Fridays  Time:  6-9 pm Location: Colorado Springs, CO

April 21 - Exploring Hue & Saturation

May 19 - What are my pigments & their Value

July 14 - Color Wheels, Beyond the Basics

Sep. 15 - Color Schemes & Their Uses

Oct. 20 - Mixing Vibrant or Neutral colors

Nov. 17 - How to mix Greens and Grays

Dec. 15 - Color Mixing Game
Fees: $40 each class Registration: ongoing. Supply list upon registration. Please contact Lorraine and mention the Color Theory class or simply sign up with Paypal. ​

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:

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

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Lorraine Watry Fine Art Watercolor Classes

Private Watercolor or Drawing Lessons: 

If you are interested 

In this class we will focus on waterfalls. Learn techniques to paint waterfalls and the surrounding rocks and foliage.  CLOSED

Dates: Wed. - June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, & Aug. 2

Time: 2 pm to 5 pm (6 weeks - 18 hr class)

Location: Colo. Springs, CO

Fees: $165 at 1st class or pay now for $15 off  - $150. Registration: will end June 21, 2017. Supply list upon registration. If you are interested

 in this class please contact Lorraine and mention the waterfall class or simply sign up with Paypal.

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

in taking a private lesson with Lorraine in watercolor or drawing please contact Lorraine by email

Times & Days: TBD  Fee:$37.50 per/hour (1 hour minimum for drawing class, 2 hour minimum for watercolor: $75 - due to set up time and take down time.)

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.

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