Exploring Watercolors – The Art Students League

Exploring Watercolors

Weiqing Yuan

Weiqing Yuan. "My Friend William," watercolor on paper.

Class Description

Gain an understanding of traditional watercolor techniques, including wet-into wet, layering transparent washes, and working with various papers. Both loose and controlled watercolor techniques will be demonstrated and teaching will be individually adapted to the direction and level of each student. Open to all levels.

About the Instructor

Yuan received his BFA from the Jingdezhen Academy of Arts in Jiangxi, China. He has also received a three-year certificate of study at the National Academy School, where he won a travel scholarship. He studied sculpture at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing and then became Vice-Chair of the Sculpture Department and Professor of Drawing and Sculpture at the Shandong Art Institute. In the US he has taught pastel workshops at the Suburban Art League and watercolor and pastel workshops at the National Academy. He is watercolor and terra cotte instructor at the National Academy.

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