Instructor Christopher Leeper
# of Days 2 Days
Start Date October 15, 2022
End Date October 16, 2022
Location The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center




with Christopher Leeper

OCTOBER 15-16, 2022        9:30 – 4:30 PM

Member: $200                Non-Member: $225

This workshop will focus on the process of creating a watercolor painting that is rich in value and color. He will speak in-depth about devising a plan for success with your painting; the importance of drawing, design, and brushwork; simplifying and improving color mixing (no more muddy watercolors), and how to get dynamic value relationships.

Students will be required to bring their own supplies, supply list is provided.

SUPPLY LIST: Christopher Leeper Watercolor Workshop Supply List


Refreshments and light snacks will be provided. Please pack your own lunch for this workshop daily. If you are unable to do so, there are local places that we can help you order boxed lunches from on an individual basis, cash will be required for these transactions.

  • Payment in full is due 14 days prior to the workshop start date
  • All deposits, $50, are non-refundable unless the workshop is canceled by CVAC
  • Refunds, less deposit, will not be issued for attendee cancelations 14 days prior to the workshop start date

Christopher Leeper Biography:

Christopher Leeper is a realist painter working in all mediums. His award-winning work has been shown in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the country.

He has illustrated four children’s books and has written and illustrated the book Realism in Watermedia, North Light. His work has also been featured in The Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Magic, Plein Air Magazine, Ohio Magazine and Splash 14 (North Light).

A popular instructor, he teaches numerous workshops each year. He is a member of the adjunct faculty in the Department of Art at Youngstown State University. He is a member of the Oil Painters of America, Ohio Plein Air Society and is past president of the Ohio Watercolor Society.

You can see his work at

Christopher Leeper, Glimmer of Hope

Christopher Leeper, Hemlock Lane

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