Joan McKasson

Joan McKasson

Creative Floral and Landscape Painting


June 9 & 10, 2017  – Fri. & Sat., 9:30am–4:30pm –  Fee: $270

column-joanLearn to trust your creative instincts and add new energy and dimension to your floral and landscape paintings.  Joan’s approach to painting emphasizes using the natural free-flowing characteristics of watercolor to create vibrant and expressive paintings. Major objectives will be exploring the natural attributes of watercolor, using intuitive spontaneous response to free-flowing pigment and developing good design within this framework.  Demonstrations will show ways to take advantage of the happy accidents that occur in this method and how to create an abstract base for your floral and landscape watercolors.  Using your own photos or sketches learn to create expressive watercolor paintings that are alive with exciting color, patterns, and textures.

Joan McKasson is a nationally recognized watercolor painter, juror and an enthusiastic, inspirational instructor of creative watercolor and watermedia workshops.  Her paintings find their base in the reaction to free-flowing pigments and the abstract patterns created in this approach. She teaches workshops throughout the U.S. and internationally. McKasson is a signature member of Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society, San  Diego Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies and an elected member of the San Diego Artists Guild.


Workshop location: ART BOX STUDIO, 1302 Monte Vista, #9, Upland, CA 91786. A materials list and map will be sent upon registration. To reserve a place…  $100 Deposit is required. Payment in Full is $270. Balance or payment in FULL must be made 45 days prior to workshop.

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