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This workshop is designed for the beginner, intermediate, or advanced art student who is interested in painting with watercolors. The basics will be introduced with lecture and demonstration and hands-on application. Students will learn basic watercolor strokes using flat and round brushes on paper, information about pigments and brushes, and during the first class, practice with materials. Students will plan a painting from sketches to be painted en plein-air, if the weather permits. If not, students will paint indoors from photos taken on location. Call or see website for supply list. About the instructor: Holly Rom lived in Rye for 23 years and her watercolors, house portraits, and prints have been widely collected. She has 34 years of experience as a professional watercolor painter and instructor. Several of her watercolors are featured in the permanent art collection of the Osborn Retirement Home. She has an MFA in painting from American University. She has received numerous awards in national and regional juried competitions. Holly loves teaching and is dedicated to helping all levels of adults learn new things. She has been a docent at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for 17 years. FEE: $95 (members receive discount)