Weekend Workshops

The San Diego Watercolor Society Workshops are held in our beautiful, light-filled education center in the SDWS Gallery in The ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, 2825 Dewey Road, Bldg #202, San Diego, CA 92106.

Prices are discounted for SDWS Members.  To receive the discounted price, please log in, then choose Workshops to find the desired workshop, register and receive the automatic discount.

If you are not a member or your membership has expired and would like to receive the discounted price, renew your membership or join SDWS prior to signing up.

Workshop Terms & Conditions

Nearby Hotel Accomodations

Questions?  Please contact our workshops registrar at registrar@sdws.org or the workshops director at workshops@sdws.org.


ZOOM Workshops

Virtual workshops will be conducted using Zoom. They will include a combination of live painting demo(s), interactive communication with the instructor, and individual painting time - all from the convenience of your home / studio. 
Technology Requirements - (click here)

Bold Big Brush Painting - ZOOM

Bold Big Brush Painting - ZOOM

Instructor:  Craig Anderson

Spend a few days learning how to be a more confident artist creating loose watercolors and have fun while doing it.  The workshop will include what defines a painting and the steps involved to go from concept to completion.

We will use markers to create a value sketch as a foundation and guide for your final painting.

This class will be given through Zoom.

All skill levels

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Non Members Fee: $185.00 Members Fee: $165.00

This workshop takes place on:

DateTime
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 - Sunday, July 19th, 2020 9:00 AM-3:30 PM Login and sign up

CANCELLED: The JOY of Yupo!

CANCELLED: The JOY of Yupo!

Instructor:  Carol Thomason

Discover the JOY of using polypropylene Yupo! Carol will demonstrate and talk about how—and why—she creates her Lines of Communication painting series using mixed watermedia and layers of fluid acrylic…now all on Yupo!  Paint with abandon!  Do it all on Yupo! 

All levels welcome!

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Non Members Fee: $185.00 Members Fee: $165.00

This workshop takes place on:

DateTime
Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 - Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 9:00 AM-3:30 PM Login and sign up

CANCELLED: Developing a Style

CANCELLED: Developing a Style

Instructor:  Gordon Bashant

In this workshop you will work on color along with ideas for and distortion of “subjects.” The emphasis will be on finding your unique style. This class will help newer painters get off on the right track and inspire experienced painters to find new ways to look at a blank piece of paper.

All Levels Welcome

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Non Members Fee: $185.00 Members Fee: $165.00

This workshop takes place on:

DateTime
Saturday, November 14th, 2020 - Sunday, November 15th, 2020 9:00 AM-3:30 PM Login and sign up