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Painting Techniques in Acrylic and Watercolor

6-week Series coming this Spring!

All Skill Levels Welcome

Nature Consortium is proud to introduce a new 6-week class series. Small individualized classes are taught by professional artists that provide expert instruction. Lively discussions and friendly critiques are done at each session.

If you want to explore your creative side, here is your chance. The classes are structured in such a way that no art experience is required although people with art experience are also equally welcome. All supplies are included.

Several techniques of painting in two media Acrylics and Watercolor are taught.  This class will deal with form, color, line, and texture. Through the use of imagination and instruction, participants will interpret and express the painter’s world in a water color and acrylics. At the end of the class, you will have painted one watercolor on paper and one acrylic on canvas, ready to hang on your walls at home.

This is a 6-week series takes place every Wednesday from 6-7:00pm. No prior experience is necessary. Supplies included.

 Cost: $250 for each 6-week series

Location:  Nature Consortium Studio at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Address: 4408 Delridge Way SW in West Seattle.

Contact: Yeggy Michael, 206-923-0853 or

Register for This Class

Dates: Tuesdays, March 29th – May 3rd

Times: 6-7:00

Cost: $250 per class


Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way SW #105
Seattle, WA 98106

photo_DoddsAbout the Artist: Jeanne Dodds

Jeanne Dodds is a visual artist with a passion for using illustration and photography to explore the complex and dynamic relationship between humans and the natural world.  Her recent work examines ecological systems and explores human impacts in the marine environment. As a teaching artist, she partners with museums, schools and non-profit organizations to offer visual arts instruction in subjects including green design, photography, visual art in global cultures, and ecological illustration courses. She has been working in the education field as an instructor, administrator, and teacher mentor for seventeen years. Jeanne earned a BFA in Photography, a Certificate in Scientific Illustration, and will be earning a Master of Environmental Studies from the Evergreen State College. She is a graduate of the Artist Trust EDGE program, the WA State Arts Commission’s Teaching Artist Training Lab, and has completed artist residencies in the United States and New Zealand. She loves backpacking, canoeing, hiking, organic gardening, and spending time in nature with family and friends.


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