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Watercolor for Beginners


FINE ARTS, CRAFTS, FIBER, WOOD, & PHOTOGRAPHY -
Winter/Spring 2024

In this introduction to watercolor painting, this is a 10 session (20 hours) will promise to give you the skills required to enjoy watercolor as your new loved hobby! Learn the foundations of this versatile and creative medium:  Design layouts, color palettes, composition, texture, and light will all be covered. 

Ginny Joyner, a professional watercolor illustrator, leads everyone through exercises designed to explore the many techniques associated with watercolor.  No previous art experience required.  Open to all ages and levels!  

Quality materials are important in watercolor and are included in the fee, valued at $50. Kits will be available the first day of class. 

This class will meet inside CVU.

"It was a wonderful class and I very much enjoyed it! Ginny has a wonderful approach to teaching that kept the mood light and fun. Can’t wait to take her next class!"

Watercolor- Pears by Ginny Joyner

Ginny Joyner

Ginny Joyner began her career as an artist at a very early age, decorating her parent's furniture and walls with her lovely crayon drawings. She was told that paper was a more acceptable surface on which to create pictures and has since been pleased to find that people enjoy her work.

Born in Adelaide Australia, she has lived in Japan and many states along the Eastern Seaboard, from Florida to Massachusetts, settling in Vermont in 1989.
Ginny graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1986 with a BFA in Illustration. She has been a freelance illustrator for over 30 years with clients including Harper Collins Publishers, The W.S. Badger Co., Gardener's Supply, Sleeping Bear Press, Garlic Press and The Vermont Teddy Bear Co., among many others.
Her children's book, M is for Maple Syrup, A Vermont Alphabet, is part of the State-by-State series published by Sleeping Bear Press.
She is a member of the Vermont Watercolor Society and teaches watercolor classes to beginners and advanced students through programs in Colchester and Hinesburg, VT as well as in her home studio.
She is represented by The Three Pears Gallery in Dorest, VT, Grand Isle Artworks in Grand Isle, VT, The Art Shop in Cambridge, VT, Art on Main in Bristol, VT, as well as Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Concord, NH.
She lives in Charlotte, VT.  https://ginnyjoynerstudio.weebly.com/classes.html


"I have always been drawn to intricately patterned objects, natural and man-made, from butterfly wings, vibrant flowers and complicated seashells to European and Oriental porcelain, pastries, shoes and even the humble apple core."

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Champlain Valley Union High School : 150
Mondays, Feb 5 - Apr 29
5:30 - 7:30 PM

  No Class Feb 26, Apr 8 & Apr 22


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$ 350.00
Per Person, including Kit (Value $50)