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Adults
Saturday, June 27
10 am-1 pm
$35 member | $40 non-member
All materials are provided for this workshop.
Instructor: Jody Holbert

In this one-day workshop, adult students will receive an introduction to watercolor painting, or a chance to refresh skills, experiment with watercolor processes, and complete a watercolor painting. Participants will be introduced to a variety of techniques; including wet-on-wet, dry brush, salt resist, blooming, layering, scumbling, and wash. After experimentation with color, process, brushwork, and composition, students will complete a painting.

Informal, informative, and inspiring hands-on art classes with changing themes provide a unique focus for adult learners of all ages and abilities to engage in Museum-based art education and creative exploration. Permanent collections balanced with special exhibitions provide ongoing opportunities for looking at and learning about a variety of art forms. Opportunities for individualized instruction, observation, practice, experimentation, and the development of a personal style are at the core of all of our adult art classes. Instructional projects vary throughout the year; adults who participated in our art classes continue to bring new insights and find new challenges in this series of programs.

Faculty Member Jody Holbert received a BS in Art Education from Penn State University and has extensive graduate level experience at the University of the Arts, Kutztown University, St. Joseph’s University, and Gratz College. She has taught drawing, painting, printmaking, computer arts, textile design, ceramics, and glass throughout Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Jody brings her expertise, passion and vision to the Michener Art Museum’s adult art classes. One student noted, “This is the best art class I have ever had. There is the perfect balance of content, formal instruction, and time to work. Instructor feedback is excellent.”