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Course Description

Stretch your imagination and discover all the ways watercolor illustration can be used to create personal cards, picture books, maps, menus, playing cards, and so much more. Award winning illustrator Leyah Jensen Marshall shares her process that makes rendering easy, from pencil drawing to applying color and finishing with ink. Whether you are interested in how to easily replicate a character through simplifying facial features, design graphics that bring continuity to a series of images or tells a cohesive story, or simply evolve your individual style, you will be able to plumb the depths of Leyah’s professional knowledge in this fun and creative class. All levels welcome, some knowledge of drawing is helpful.

Cancellation Policy

Thank you for signing up for a class. Once your class is paid for, we cannot offer a refund or credit, unless we cancel class due to low registration. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us BEFORE completing your payment.


All materials included, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Imaginative Illustration 18+

Leyah Jensen Marshall

Leyah holds a BFA Honors degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. Studies in fine art have taken her worldwide, from acclaimed institutions like the Danish Design School and Pacific Northwest College of Art to Artist Residencies in India, Haiti, and Nepal. She is the recipient of distinguished awards ranging from a National Gold Medal in Art & Design (VICA) to New York Book Show 1st place winners and #1 bestselling pop-ups (New York Times). Locally she is a recipient of the Chase Plein-Air Award, and enjoys sharing her broad fluency in art mediums through teaching while working as a fine artist and children’s book creator in Nantucket.
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