Who: Junior high and high school students ages 13-18

Where: OSU Stillwater Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts

Note: These courses are not for credit and housing is not provided.


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Christine Nichols
Program Coordinator

OSU Arts & Sciences Outreach
213 Life Sciences East
Stillwater, OK 74078-3017

07/05/2017 - 07/07/2017
Matt Lemmond


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COURSE: Watercolor

WHEN: Wednesday July 5 - Friday July 7, 2017

WHAT TIME: 1p - 5p

HOW MUCH: $150

+$25 AFTER: 5p, Wednesday June 21, 2017

LAST CHANCE TO ENROLL: 5p, Friday June 30, 2017


CLASS DESCRIPTION: This introductory course will focus on the fundamentals of watercolor painting. We’ll explore techniques such as flat and graded washes, restricted wet ‘n wet, and direct or dry brush painting. Special techniques to create texture such as using salt and cellophane and splattering will also be explored. Participants will also learn to prepare paper and how to use and care for their painting tools. Each student will receive an introductory watercolor kit as part of the course fee. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Students who actively engage in this course can expect to learn:

  • Develop a basic understanding of watercolor materials and techniques
  • Learn to appreciate the beauty and complexity of watercolor as a medium

BIOGRAPHY: Teresa Holder is a full-time instructor in the Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History at Oklahoma State University. She has a BFA from OSU with a focus in watercolor and illustration and a MA in Museum Studies from OU. Currently she teaches Watercolor I, Intro to Museum Studies, Drawing I & II, 2D Foundations, and Advanced Life Drawing. Her medium of choice is watercolor with an encaustic glaze. According to Holder, “Watercolor painting has a fascinating history dating back centuries, yet today I consider it the most exciting medium there is, because of its diversity and the ability to mix with other media.


Arts & Sciences Outreach reserves the right to cancel this course. Refund policy: 100% refund available until the Monday of the week prior to the start of class. 50% refund available Tuesday-Friday of the week prior to the start of class. No refunds on class day. If you have any disabilities and you need accommodation please contact Student Disability Services at 405.744.7116.