“Fishing off The Jetty, New Smyrna Beach”, Watercolor by Evy Okerstrom, 9″x12″, using techniques from “The Urban Sketcher” book. If interested, contact me.

May was eventful! In late April, I had cataract surgery. I’m doing very well. I returned to teaching classes on May 8th at Trinity Lutheran.  We finished our series on Urban Sketching, using Marc Holmes’ book, “The Urban Sketcher”. The last part focused watercolor methods. Holmes’ personal experiences offer valuable advice. It is a great reference book.

“Oriental Lantern”,
Pen and Ink with watercolor tint.

The new Sarah Simon book we are now working with to learn watercolor.

from the Sarah Simon book: example of what we are learning

from the Sarah Simon book: example of what we are learning

Now, we’re starting a new series on watercolor techniques. We’ll use Sarah Simon’s Watercolor Workbook for June. This book provides essential tools and information for beginners as well as the experienced. It even includes real watercolor paper and paint mixing instructions.

I’m still available for one-on-one classes at Trinity.  Regular classes will continue on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 pm. I‘m excited to continue exploring watercolor with my students.   Look out for updates on September and October classes at the Hub next month’s blog.

Thank you for your continued support and enthusiasm.

“Painting is just another way of keeping a diary”, Pablo Picasso

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