En Plein Air Watercolor Painting on Governors Island

Kamilla Talbot

Class Description

September 8 – October 27
Fridays: $200 per month for September and October only
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Enrollment limited to 25 students

In this special class, students will be painting plein air watercolors on Governors Island. The island offers a variety of landscapes, including spectacular city views. Turn perception into images, and develop your personal voice in watercolor. We will investigate the formal elements of painting such as composition, space, form, color temperature and intensity, while maintaining an appreciation for the immediacy of the medium. Individual attention and group critiques will help each student develop their own voice. All levels are welcome, although prior drawing experience is helpful. This class will always be held outdoors, so please dress accordingly. We will paint under porches in the event of rain. The Governors Island ferry runs once an hour.

About the Instructor

Kamilla Talbot studied at the New York Studio School and The Rhode Island School of Design. Solo shows include Trygve Lie Gallery, NY; Charles P. Sifton Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Bruno Marina Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; and at the Johannes Larsen Museum, Kerteminde, Denmark (2017). Artist residencies include a fully-funded residency at the Vermont Studio Center, as well as grants to paint in Maine, Italy, Newfoundland, and Iceland. In 2013 she was awarded a full fellowship to the Austevoll/Marstein Fyr residency in Norway. She teaches or has taught at the National Academy School; Brooklyn Botanic Garden; New York Studio School; The Art Students League; as well as privately.

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