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Intro to Watercolor Painting (October)

Explore the basics of watercolor painting ! Participants will learn fundamental concepts such as brush strokes, color theory, composition and watercolor techniques (wet-on-dry, wet-on-wet, etc.) through guided painting prompts. There will also be room for experimentation as participants are encouraged to embrace spontaneity and the playful dance between water and color. No skills required, all are welcome.

Accessibility – This class takes place in the San Pablo Community Classroom, located on the first floor. Please email classes@kala.org regarding any  accessibility needs prior to enrolling so we can assess if we are able to accommodate you safely and efficiently.

  • Tuition: $320
  • Location: San Pablo Community Classroom
  • Instructor: Jill McLennan
  • 6 Classes
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2024 — November 20, 2024
  • 6:00PM — 8:00PM
  • $35 - Payable to the instructor on the first day


About the Instructor:

Jill McLennan is a professional oil painter and teaching artist living in the Bay Area for over 18 years. She organizes community projects with her neighborhood, Jingletown, and creates public art that reflects the local history of a place.  McLennan draws, paints, prints, and makes oil paintings, mixed media built pieces, wax encaustics, and ceramics that explore industry, history, urban nature, and our outlook toward a future of human and natural cooperation.  Jill teaches art in various cultural spaces in the Bay Area including Kala Art Institute, de Young Museum, and Museum of Children’s Art. Website: https://jillmclennan.me/