Watercolor Painting - Intermediate

Watercolor Intermediate Class Demo - Continuing Education at Seattle Central College

Class Overview

Have you taken watercolor classes or have a basic understanding of watercolor methods?

Continue to develop watercolor techniques and take your painting to the next level in this intermediate class. Explore textural possibilities, colors, and compositional challenges while learning to create a body of artwork. Work with new subject matters and experiment with different watercolor effects. We will examine a variety of techniques used by different artists to find new approaches.

Practice all of the techniques and explore your personal direction in watercolor in this hands-on class.

Note: Please get your student ID card in order to gain entry to the exterior door of the building when this class is offered in person, see instructions at Seattle Central College Identification Cards. ID center is open Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 3 pm and it may take 2-3 business days to add the building access to your card. Please register and get your card as early as possible.

Supplies Needed

You are welcome to use any watercolor supplies you already have. The instructor can give recommendations if needed.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Use a variety of watercolor techniques 
  • Work with various subject matters
  • Be familiar with a variety of watercolor artists and effects
  • Have developed skills using and mixing colors
  • Get started creating a personal direction in watercolor


Who Might Enjoy this Class

  • Previous experience with watercolor painting is useful such as our Watercolor Painting - Beginning class
  • Watercolor painters interested in practicing their art with the guidance of an instructor and developing a body of artwork
  • Anyone interested in continuing to develop their watercolor techniques and skills


Class Details


Winter 2023

  • When : Monday, Jan 09 to Mar 06 ; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Location : SC0FA , SC - FA - Art Studio - FA0404
  • Fee : $209



Spring 2023

  • When : Monday, Apr 10 to May 22 ; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Location : SC0FA , SC - FA - Art Studio - FA0404
  • Fee : $209