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


Announcing the 2022 IWS Annual Workshop

We are delighted to announce that internationally acclaimed and award-winning artist Anne Abgott, will be our workshop instructor for 2022.

Anne has achieved signature status in AWS, NWS, San Diego, and Florida Watercolor Societies.  She is the author of the best-selling book “Daring Color.”  The love of color is evident in her work.  Feel free to check out her artwork at www.anneabgott.com 

IWS Workshop details

Dates:            Wednesday, June 1 – Saturday, June 4th, 2022
Location:        Eagle United Methodist Church – 651 N Eagle Rd. 83616

Go to parking lot closest to Eagle Rd ( in fellowship hall)

Class hours:  9:00-4:00
Limit:              22 Artist participants
Registration: Email Karen Hickman at khickman1013@msn.com

Email registration only so registrations can be time-stamped. It will be first come first served.

Cost:              $535.00 per participant, this will include your lunch each day.

Once you have secured your spot, mail a pre-registration fee of $125.00 to Carol Spoor,  made out to IWS ensuring your spot. The remainder of your cost of $410.00 is due on or before Wednesday, May 4th.  Please mail your check to:

Carol Spoor, IWS Treasurer, PO Box 9093, Boise, ID 83707

Karen will notify you by email if you do not make the-cut and you will be put on a waiting list in the order your email was received.

Volunteers:   We need volunteers for the following jobs.  Please let Karen know how you would like to help.

Retrieve tarps and camera from storage unit
Help set up room Tuesday afternoon
Help put away tables and chairs after end of workshop Saturday
( Many hands make short work)
Help fold up tarps and return tarps and equipment to storage unit.

Karen Hickman IWS Workshop Chairman

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.

Linda Aman – In Person Watercolor classes– Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Studio address: 258 N Water Ave, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Come join us and learn the creative use of watercolor. Linda teaches with a lot of individual attention, very step-by-step. Learn ways to strengthen your paintings. Bring a painting you are working on, or Linda can provide a project for you. Materials are available for use in class and you are welcome to bring your own. Whether you are a beginner,or an expert or somewhere in between this class is for you. All levels welcome. Mondays 1:00pm-3:30pm Feb 14th and 28th – Sign up (classes limited to 12 students) All students must be vaccinated Price $30 per class.  Email to register   linda@amanarts.com   or call 503-691-1586   website for more details under classes www.amanart.com

Linda Aman – Online Watercolor Lessons with Zoom Tuesdays (usually every other week) Similar to our in person “open paint” sessions, you can “bring” what you are currently creating.  Just 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. Wide variety of art being shown. You will have instruction, personal critique and paint time during class. Sign up for a class and see what you think!  Feb 1st and 15th – Sign up (classes limited to first 12 students) Price $30 per class. Times 9:00am-12:00pm (MST) or 6:00pm-8:30pm  (MST)   Email to register   linda@amanarts.com  or call 503-691-1586  More information at www.amanarts.com