Color Theory Paint Palette

Basics of Watercolor (#43868)

Session Dates

March 20 - April 24

More Information

Ages 18+

Mondays, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

PACE Center
20000 Pikes Peak Avenue
Parker, CO 80138

$275 for Resident

$302 for Non-resident


Class Information

Basics of Watercolor

This six-week class on the basics of watercolor painting, is geared to support the person with little to no experience, but if you are new to watercolor with some experience this class will serve you well too. We will learn the basic techniques of wet-on-wet painting, painting light to dark, and painting wet-on-dry, and experiment with materials and techniques.  The focus of the class is experimenting and learning basic techniques, which the student can use to finish paintings on their own.  Class will include voluntary and supportive classroom critique meant to encourage playful learning and self-study with support for the beginning to intermediate painter. A supply list will be emailed prior to class (Download below for website) Contact instructor Laura McElfresh for questions at

Level: Beginner

Skills Learned: Fundamentals in watercolor painting; tools, composition, color, and values; how to control the media using wet on wet, and wet on dry techniques.

Instructor: Laura McElfresh

Class Code: 43868

Date: Mondays, March 20 – April 24

Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.


PAG, Laura McElfresh


PACE Center

Cost of Class

$275 R/ $302 NR

Monday, March 20

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, March 27

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, April 3

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, April 10

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, April 17

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, April 24

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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