Workshops are the perfect opportunity to learn advanced techniques, fresh approaches, all from a lifetime of expert experience!

Teach at the Museum Art School: The VBMA’s Museum Art School frequently seeks proposals from artists and art educators to lead workshops for adults.
Click here to fill out the workshop proposal form and return to VBMA’s Museum Art School Manager, Christina Barber at    (Click here to submit a class proposal).


Joel Johnson
Intermediate to Advanced levels

This workshop will emphasize complimentary color schemes to create images using transparent watercolor pigments. In addition, values will be included to create a sense of contrast and unity. Shape/space relationships will be explored as a means of developing three-dimensional forms. Watercolor workshop materials

Workshop meets in Studios 2 and 3
Friday and Saturday, May 20 – 21, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
$250 ($200 Museum members)

This workshop is sold out

 Click Here for Joel Johnson’s Faculty Biography


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