The process of creating a watercolor painting demands tremendous
patience and discipline. You build a painting – layer by layer – using thin veils of
low-valued glazes that take advantage of a watercolor’s incredible
light. The time-consuming process is challenging, rewarding, and at
Teaching others the watercolor process
is highly rewarding as well. You cannot rush a watercolor –
because there’s nowhere to hide within this medium. Unlike oils and
acrylics that allow you to cover up mistakes or turn them into
something new, the transparency of watercolors reveals your every
move to the viewer. This can be daunting to new and experienced
painters alike. But if you can embrace the process as meditational,
you will fall in love with the luminosity and magic.
"Scott Mulholland is such an awesome teacher! He makes the class
fun, educational and interesting."
"I can't imagine a better instructor.
Scott is first rate. He's patient and very willing to go above and
beyond to help us all learn."
"I learned many new techniques in watercolors. Scott is extremely
patient and understanding of his students. This was a highly
"I loved this class! I learned several simple new techniques in
watercolors. I haven't painted in 50 years and now I'm motivated to
continue on to have fun working in this medium. We need more of this
kind of class and great instructors like Scott."
"This was a wonderful new experience. It was great fun to learn that
I could actually produce something that was pleasing to look at.
Thank you for this exciting opportunity!"
"Scott is a great teacher! He explains so well and keeps the
technical language simple. I have had the light bulb come on many
times through these classes after so many years without drawing or
painting anything. His classes are motivating!"
"Scott is an amazing instructor and person. He is so willing to
share information and constructive critique."
"Wow! Scott is a wonderful instructor with incredible patience with
all of us. I learned so much, and I never knew how much I loved
watercolors until taking his class."