MONDAY 6:30 – 9:00 PM I SEPT 24 – NOV 12 (8 WKS)
INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED with Linda Hutchinson – Learn to express yourself with this versatile medium! In this class students will explore various methods of using watercolor paint to create works based on direct observation and design aspects. The course will begin by painting simple forms and progress to more complex layouts. Some projects will be one week, the goal being spontaneity. Others will be two weeks involving drawing one week and painting the next. Goals include: increasing spontaneity while painting; learning to problem-solve during the painting process; and learning to self-critique. Design elements and principles will be utilized to guide studies. Possible subjects to include: still life, interior, plants, architectural elements, human figure, portrait and landscape. M $112 NM $132
Linda Hutchinson has been an instructor in drawing, watercolor and oils at CVAC for approximately fifteen years, she estimates. She holds a BA in French from Miami (OH) University. Notably, Linda has been awarded the Ohio Watercolor Society Gold Medal (2001) and designed the First Night Akron button in 2008. Most recently, she won the 2017 The Art of Watercolour Magazine reader’s contest for her image “Hydrangea Blooms” and was featured in an interview piece in the magazine’s 26th edition. Her affiliations include: Hudson Fine Art and Framing; Ohio Arts Council; Sharon Weiss Gallery (Columbus, Ohio); signature memberships in the Akron Society of Artists, the Ohio Watercolor Society and the American Watercolor Society; and an associate membership in Oil Painters of America.