2019 Spring Class

Fundamentals of Watercolor

Instructor: Barbara McCarthy

Fridays •  3/22-5/10 • 1:00-3:00 PM

Location: Jewett 295

Using classic strategies for development of strength in painting, we will learn how to master the wash, how to work with color, value and light, and how to use good design principles. By using various tips and solutions, you will find fun and creative techniques to incorporate into your own style. Through understanding basic fundamentals – and lots of practice – success is sure to follow. Some materials provided. Studio

Class size 6-15 students
3 seats remaining


Barbara McCarthy’s life has always been filled with a desire to create art. She remembers watching her artist mother draw portraits of family and friends, and then drawing her own “beautiful” princesses. Even after nursing school, marriage and raising 5 children; she earned a BA in studio art at Smith College and continues to share her love.