In order to maintain the safest environment possible, classes will be offered via Zoom Meeting,

a free online audio-visual platform

through the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Watercolor III- Intermediate Expression - ONLINE

Abstract Mountains - Intermediate

September 15, 22, 29, October 6

6:30 - 8:30 pm

This is a fun experimental class that will introduce you to abstract watercolor and the joy of loosening up your paintings! We will be pouring watercolor, splattering it, throwing paint, throwing salt and creating a painting with your unique style. 

Northern Light Reflections - Intermediate

October 13, 20, 27, November 3

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Have you ever experienced the Northern Lights? If you have you will delight in painting those memories. If you haven't had the experience, Deanna will fill you in on the spectacular display that she has experienced firsthand many times. This series class will walk you through creating a sky of Northern Lights and their reflection within the water below. This is a sight to behold! 

Snow Filled Blossoms - Intermediate

November 17, December 1,8,15

6:30 - 8:30 pm

When spring comes early and winter doesn't want to give up, snow filled blossoms give us a gorgeous subject to paint. In this series class we will be painting the branches of a nectarine tree with its stunning pink blossoms trying to survive through the snow that has landed on them. 









Watercolor IV - Masters - ONLINE

Landscapes or seascapes created in watercolor from your own photos that inspire you or one the instructor supplies. We will be utilizing advanced techniques to create textures and depth within a refined composition. 

Mysterious Mountains - Masters

September 16, 23, 30, October 7

9:00 - 11:00 am

Create luminescent rolling mountains utilizing "wet in wet" as well as "wet in dry" techniques, glazing, and textural effects  are used to give your painting depth and excitement. Create mood within your painting by the use of color and technique. 


Waves of Paradise - Masters

October 16, 23, 30, October 7

9:00 - 11:00 am

Learn how to create crashing waves in watercolor. This is a very exciting class to help you loosen up your watercolor techniques and show your unique painting style!

Snowy Walk in the Forest

November 18, December 2, 9, 16

A beautiful journey through a winter forest brings many exciting challenges to a watercolorist. This Masters class will explore how to capture the shimmer of snow among trees in a forest. We will utilize advanced techniques to create shadows, depth and texture within your watercolor painting. 





Workshops - ONLINE

Color Theory - Intro

September 17, 2020

6:30 - 8:30 pm

This introductory workshop will give you a basic working knowledge of color theory to help you be successful in your paintings and eliminate a lot of the frustration the comes with mixing the wrong colors together and creating "mud".


Wild Webbing Watercolor - Intro

October 29, 2020

6:30 - 8:30 pm

This introductory workshop introduces you to textured backgrounds created within a watercolor painting utilizing different materials and pouring watercolor paints over it. The final result can be used as an abstract painting on its own or you can take it a step further and paint a realistic scene on top of it in the next level workshop.

Joyful Poinsettias

December 3

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Create a beautiful watercolor and ink painting of poinsettias that you could use for your own holiday cards, give as a gift or just enjoy on your wall for the season. This two hour workshop will take you through adding ink to your drawing and completing it with very expressive watercolor. Learn how to splatter watercolor paint, paint an abstract background using wet in wet technique, and to enjoy the process of using watercolors with ink. You may use your own photo of poinsettias or use the line drawing of poinsettias the instructor will supply before the class. 

Majestic Seasonal Trees

December 10

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Paint one or several majestic evergreen trees covered in snow. Put it on a hill of snow, add lights and decorations to it if you wish. During this two hour workshop Deanna Weinholtz will guide you to create your own masterpiece you could use for your own holiday cards, give as a gift or just enjoy on your wall. You may use your own photo of evergreen trees in snow or use one the instructor will supply before the class.

To register for any of the above online classes through the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens please visit their website  Click programs then classes & workshops

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