Winter Watercolors: Painting the Peaks

Winter Watercolors: Painting the Peaks

Winter Watercolors: Painting the Peaks

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Mar 01, 2019 05:00 PM to
Mar 03, 2019 03:00 PM
North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
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Winter in the mountains can be wild, remote, quiet, introspective. In these still places we find light, energy, and sparks of magic. Join local artist Nikki Frumkin — well-known for her Northwest mountain paintings on Instagram — for a watercolor and ink workshop to capture some of these wild landscapes on paper.


Day 1: Watercolors want to capture light, movement and energy, but they can be tricky elements to wrangle! After an evening orientation and setting up our art studio on campus, our first day will be spent learning some basic watercolor techniques for our painting tool kit. There will be time to practice, play and experiment with new techniques. Depending on the weather, we will go into the field to do some painting, so bring your puffy coats! 


Day 2: The mountains tell big stories. There is  power in the ridges and valleys, especially here in the dramatic North Cascades. Join us as we head into the wild to capture the landscape around the Learning Center. There will be plenty of time to talk about creativity, artistic voice and ways to represent what you feel on paper. We will be applying our watercolor techniques from day one in different ways that suit the development of your creative voice and style.

At the end of the weekend, you will leave with many new watercoloring techniques and tools, and inspiration to bring your reinvigorated painting practice with you life back at home.

Your tuition also includes accommodations in our guest lodges and delicious, organic meals served in the the lakeside dining hall.

View photos from last year's Winter Watercolors workshop with Nikki Frumkin