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Course Description

Embrace the astonishing beauty of watercolor to portray the drama of light, weather, and atmosphere of Nantucket’s land, sky, and sea. Leyah shares her knowledge of techniques, tools, and classic master tricks for dazzling color glazes and energetic texture that are perfect for capturing reflections in water, clouds in full-glory, and most any daily masterpiece the natural world can create. Students will also learn ways to control this unruly media with masking options and mistake fixing methods, as well as how to tackle realistic perspective and foreshortening. Come and learn a myriad of skills to approach your favorite subjects, making watercolor fun and even easy.

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

LIGHT: The Natural World in Watercolor 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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