Learn and grow as an watercolor artist! IWS offers watercolor workshops throughout the year.  In addition, there are many private watercolor workshops provided by IWS member artists.


Anne Watson Sorensen will host Sterling Edwards for a 4-day intensive Art Breakthroughs Workshop June 26-29 in Boise. Tuition $510.  This will be our final scheduled in-person workshop as Anne and Kathy McCarthy will be retiring and the Nazareth Center will be closing its doors permanently.  We thank each of you who have participated, learned and grown with us through these master workshops. For more info on this workshop, email aewatsonart@aol.com.

Private Workshops

Private workshops are offered throughout the year by IWS watercolor artists. Private workshops are not sponsored by IWS. Become an IWS member and receive monthly e-mail workshop notices.

Anne Sorensen has 2 seats left for the amazing Sterling Edwards 4-day workshop June 26-29 at Boise’s Nazareth Center. $510. Email aewatsonart@aol.com or call 208-870-2570. Join us for this amazingly creative and skilled instructor amidst the “bestest” of art friends!

Linda Aman has on-line classes, Art Subscription Videos, plus much more. “Art Challenges-Teaching the Artist within You”  https://amanarts-academy.teachable.com/    For only $20.00 each month you will receive: 2 full video art lessons each month to watch anytime; 2 Community Zoom Meetings with 3-4 critiques, QA to attend live or watch recording later; 27 lessons in the video library; optional private Facebook group to share art; unsubscribe anytime. See samples of the lessons at www.amanarts.com.   Questions:  linda@amanarts.com

Online Lessons Watercolor classes with Linda Aman.   Email a photo of your photo or a painting in progress to Linda the day before class. Artists are learning from all the critiques and changes in each artist’s paintings each class. You will have instruction, personal critique, and paint time during class. Sign up for a class and see what you think!  When: June 1st and 15th (classes limited to first 10). Times: 9:00am-12:00pm (MST) and 6:00pm-9:00pm (MST). Price: $30 per class. Email to register at linda@amanarts.com  or call 503-691-1586.

Mareth Warren: ART Critiques in the Park.  Mareth will critique up to 2 paintings for each artist present and will be teaching along with each critique. Participants will meet at Borah Park (by the pool) under the cabana: 10:00am-12:20pm. Bring your own chair, your notebook, your water, and up to two paintings. Cost is $50. June 16, 30; July 14, 28; Aug 11, 25; Sept 8, 22; and Oct 6
Summer Workshops – Venue TBA
June 23-24: Drawing:  Establishing the Bones of a Good PaintingJuly 12-13: Composition:  The Keys to a Winning Painting
Aug 12-13: Color Theory:  Creating Continuity and Excitement in your Paintings
Aug 26-27: Value Relationships: Creating Depth and Form in your paintings
Cost $125 per workshop; 10am to 3:30pm each day; Brown Bag Lunch
Contact: marethcurtiswarren@gmail.com