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Recurring Event Event Series: Jumpstart January 2023

Jumpstart January: Virtual Paint with Me: Step-by-Step Watercolor Painting with Erica Qualey

Thursday, January 5 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Join watercolor artist Erica Qualey for an evening step by step, paint along  workshop. This class is a great way to jump into painting with watercolor and grow your skill and confidence. Grab your paintbrushes and join the fun!  

Erica will lead you through live, interactive watercolor paint along projects, via ZOOM, sharing lots of tips and techniques each session to help you grow your watercolor skills. During this workshop Erica provides step-by-step instruction on how to paint each beautiful scene in an easy and approachable way. This class will be focused on gaining understanding of basic watercolor techniques and each session will end with a finished painting. Open to beginner and intermediate skill levels. 

Erica Qualey is an award winning watercolor artist and teacher who lives in the midcoast of Maine. She has exhibited internationally and is represented in private collections throughout the United States and Canada. She is a signature member of the New England Watercolor Society and has been published in the 19th edition of the yearly publication, Splash. She has led workshops for adults at Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, ArtWaves DMI on Mount Desert Island, for the MAEA at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and other art associations. She has participated in visiting artist programs in public schools and runs art programming for children through her local library.

Materials List:

One sheet of watercolor paper (about 8″ x 10″)

  • A round soft bristled watercolor paint brush with a good point (size 10)
  • Set of watercolor paints that include a deep blue, bright red, yellow, and a neutral gray
  • A backing board to secure your paper to
  • Water container filled
  • Paper towels
  • Hair dryer
  • Tape (scotch or painters tape)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Printed drawing or drawing file open on computer (included below)

*Please watch video for more detailed information about materials needed and how to prepare for the workshop.

This is a virtual program on Zoom. Use this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87394811887?pwd=L3h5OEVoZVJxaDl6Z3FmWVlqTzkvQT09

Erica will be showing how to paint this scene using the drawing included below. Print it out or view it on your computer for reference during the workshop.

Please watch video for more detailed information about materials needed and how to prepare for the workshop.


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Rest Into the New Year Yoga Nidra Series, Phase 1: Rest w/ Hester Kohl BrooksTuesday, January 3
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Watercolor Paint-Along w/ Erica QualeyThursday, January 5
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Relationship Intelligence w/ Michael Shell and Rev. Gabriel BurfordTuesday, January 10
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Slow Stitching Mandalas w/ RobinsunneTuesday, January 10
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Senior Fitness Dancing w/ Rita SwidrowskiWednesday, January 11
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Rest Into the New Year Yoga Nidra Series, Phase 2: Release w/ Hester Kohl BrooksThursday, January 12
2 PM – 3 PM
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Learn to Make Accordion Books w/ Amy HandThursday, January 12
6 PM – 7:30 PM
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Painting Morning Sun in Watercolor w/ Jaeohk Cho KeenanTuesday, January 17
12 PM – 3 PM
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Rest Into the New Year Yoga Nidra Series, Phase 3: Rise w/ Hester Kohl BrooksThursday, January 19
2 PM – 3 PM
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Abstraction & the Landscape Painting Workshop w/ Karen JelenfySunday, January 22
1 PM – 3:30 PM
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Valentine Papercraft w/ Joelle WebberTuesday, January 31
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55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
207-236-3440