Sedona Watercolor and Plein Air Workshop
The rich colors of Sedona’s landscapes are as vibrant as an artist’s palette. Come be inspired by this beautiful place as you improve your watercolor painting with expert instruction.
Rating (4.8)
Program No. 2299RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Take your art to a place you never dreamed possible as you paint in one of America’s most beautiful places. This class — conducted both indoors and outdoors — is designed for all levels of skill. Enjoy in-class demonstrations, lessons and exercises while you learn about composition, plein air painting, how to create luminous paintings and for those new to watercolor or wanting to review, learn the “basic techniques” of watercolor.
Activity Level
Outdoor painting locations are accessible via short and level walks. Elevations of 4,500 feet.
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 ...

  • Your instructor, Sierra McKenna, is a nationally recognized artist with over 25 years' experience teaching watercolor and has been instructing this course since 2003.
  • On two field trips to paint Sedona's scenic sites, explore the effect of the light, shadow and color of Sedona's brilliant red cliffs, spires and unique flora.
  • Visit a few of Sedona’s famed local galleries to view and critique artwork in the company of your instructor.
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Garrett Roberts
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