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The Champlain Valley in Watercolors with Kevin Raines

July 6 @ 2:00 pm 5:00 pm

Enjoy the experience of creating original watercolor paintings of the beautiful Champlain Valley with landscape painter Kevin Raines. Kevin is offering four workshops in July and August that will provide beginners and more experienced artists with instruction in using watercolors in outdoor settings. Classes will include mixing colors, painting techniques, developing subjects and adapting to the outdoor environment. You can take one, two, three or all four workshops, depending on your interest. Classes will be tailored to individual participants.

2:00 – 5:00pm

Wednesday, July 6; Saturday, July 16; Wednesday, August 3; and Saturday, August 13.

Sign up for any or all. All four workshops will be enjoyable for all levels of experience

Class fee: $35 each or $120 for all 4 workshops.

Materials fee: $30
Participants can bring their own materials rather than purchase the class kit. You will be emailed a materials list and the option to purchase a kit after you register.


Instructor: Kevin Raines is a professor of art at Notre Dame University of Maryland. He tailors his instruction to address individual needs and carefully crafts his teaching to address the experience level and personal aesthetic unique to each of his students. Kevin’s plein air watercolor and oil paintings are born out of a deep concern for environmental conservation. Many of the images he creates are a result of collaborative work with organizations such as The Adirondack Nature Conservancy, The Audubon Society, and UNESCO.  He lives and works in his Wadhams home and studio throughout the year.


July 6
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Whallonsburg Grange Hall
(518) 963-4170
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1598 NYS Route 22
Essex, NY 12936 United States
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