Watercolor at the Beach
Under the instruction of artist Nancy Ellen Thompson, improve your watercolor painting and create your own masterpiece as you learn about technique, composition and brushwork.
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Program No. 12272RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Take your watercolor painting to the next level, joining nationally known artist Nancy Ellen Thompson for encouraging instruction in the techniques of watercolor. Whether you are new to the medium or an experienced painter, be assured that you will discover a new — or renewed — passion for watercolor painting in the settings of natural beauty.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Minimal walking and standing; some uneven terrain, sandy beaches.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn techniques of color mixing, glazing, brushwork and general principles of composition.
  • With the ever-changing wind and surf as a guide, absorb the subtleties of painting water and sand.
  • To cap off an enriching week’s worth of delving into new skills, enjoy an informal Art Show and discussion of participants’ works.
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Nancy Ellen Thompson
Nancy has always enjoyed the immediacy and excitement of sketching, journaling and watercolor. Teaching students of all levels for more than 20 years with patience and encouragement, her goal is to help students achieve their own personal style. Her works are in public and private collections worldwide. She has been featured on Maryland Public Television and in Southern Living. Nancy divides her time between her studio in Snow Hill and her home in Solomons, Md.
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