• VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Modern Abstract Watercolor Painting

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Modern Abstract Watercolor Painting



Interested in attending but no sessions available that fit your schedule? Please fill out this form and we will notify you when new sessions are added!


Learn the basics of watercolor painting as you make your own original works of art! This mellow, beginner-level virtual workshop will take you on a tour of watercolor basics including:

  • Learn and practice a variety of painting techniques including: wet brush, dry brush, bloom, scumbling, and blotting
  • Learn how to create texture in your paintings using materials including: salt, plastic wrap, crayon and more
  • Explore color mixing

  • Learn about composition, from geometric to organic

  • Finish class by making 1-2 original watercolor pieces
This is a class for everyone! No painting experience is needed, but even avid artists can enjoy learning some new techniques for watercolor. Your instructor, Brooklyn-based artist Amanda Michele, will guide you and help you find your own creative path in this fun virtual workshop.

Supply List:

  • Watercolor paper
  • Watercolor paint-- both tubes and caked watercolor work fine!
  • Brushes -- we recommend trying a few different shapes and sizes
  • Coarse salt (or whatever salt you have on hand!)
  • Plastic wrap
  • White crayon
  • Paper towels 

Class Details

Date & Time: select above
Class Length: Approx 2 hours
Location: This workshop will be hosted virtually via Zoom! Details will be emailed to you before the workshop.

Cost: $30, supplies not included (please see list above)

All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.


Meet Your Instructor

artist amanda michele watercolor instructor brooklyn craft company

Amanda Michele is an abstract watercolor artist. Her work often includes freeform painting combined with structured, illustrative elements. She lives in Gowanus, Brooklyn with her loving partner Matt and sweet pibble pup Molly Moopy. You can follow her work and adventures on Instagram.

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