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Gwen Power, Instructor
The Essence of Watercolor

Saturday, November 24, 2012, 2-4 p.m. at the Art Center in Ridge Spring
For adults and children 12 and older.
$30 fee includes all supplies.  If you want to reduce the fee $5 by bringing your own supplies, bring 2 pieces of 11" X 15" watercolor paper, watercolor brushes, and watercolor paints.
Preregister at or call 803 685 5783.  Please make check payable to AARS.

Learn how to use water first to paint; how to use different brushes and paints to achieve different results; how to paint flowers to reflect the beauty of the colors, shapes, and light.

Barbara Yon, Instructor
Explore Watercolor Pencils

October 1, 10 a.m. - noon at the Art Center
ages 10 and older
$25 fee.  Please make check payable to AARS.

All materials, watercolor paper, watercolor pencils/brushes, and mat for framing are included in the fee.  Students may bring an idea or picture they would like to draw.

Preregistration required by email at or call 803 685-5783 or register at the Art Center on a Friday or Saturday

Gwen Power, Instructor

August 4, 10 a.m.-noon   Playing with Watercolor


For children ages 6 to 18.  How to use water, paper towels, brushes, salt, sprayers, twigs and other fun things  to create a one of a kind watercolor painting.

Instructor and Art Center provide supplies.

Children can leave with a matted painting.

Cost per child:  $20  Preregistration required.  Location:  Art Center in Ridge Spring

January 13, 1-4 p.m.   The Essence of Watercolor Painting
 Neither snow nor ice kept students away from our first class of 2011, a watercolor class taught by Gwen Power January 13.  "The Essence of Watercolor Painting"  focused on the movement of water and how to use that movement to produce creative paintings.  Gwen also covered the use of different brushes and tools to create different effects.  The room was cold, but everyone hung in and we had a productive afternoon.  Everyone left with a completed landscape painting.
Here are a couple of pictures made at the January 13 class:


For adults.  How to paint with watercolor.  Focus on the movement of water and how to use that to produce creative paintings and the use of different brushes and tools to create different effects.

Instructor provides supplies.  Preregistration required.  Call 803 685 5003 or email  Cost is $25 per person.  Location:  Art Center in Ridge Spring.