9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shoreline Watercolor Virtual Paint Class with Nancy Schwartz
Learn About Shoreline Health Through Watercolor: Step-By-Step Video Paint Class
Video available beginning Monday, July 19, 2021
All Supplies Included in the Kit (Kits Available While Supplies Last)
Adults/Teens & Children
No experience necessary
Cost of Kit Picked Up at LOLA Arts + Video Link $11.00
Cost of Kit Shipped to Residence + Video Link $21.00
Note: Separate video versions are available for adults/teens and for children.
Join ISCCW-Watersmeet Lakeguards, Iron County Lakes & Streams Partnership, and LOLA Arts for a fun virtual class that brings art and science together to learn about shoreline health and create a beautiful watercolor painting in the process. This introductory watercolor class explores the many ways shoreline health contributes to the overall health of the water, watersheds, plant diversity, and animal populations.
A YouTube video link to the Shoreline Watercolor class will be emailed upon registration beginning July 19 and will be available to access indefinitely. You can work at your own pace and access the link whenever it’s most convenient for you.
The fee includes a painting kit (a 12 color Yarka watercolor tray, a Richeson watercolor brush, a uni-ball pen, and watercolor paper), a photo of the scene to paint, and a link to the video that gives step by step instructions with a conversation about the shoreline that you are painting. Please note that there is a version for adults/teens and a version for children.
“We believe that when art and science come together, something special happens.” –Denise Fauntleroy, educator at Invasive Species Control Coalition of Watersmeet
Instructor Bios: Nancy Schwartz is a retired art teacher who lives in the Northwoods. She taught art at the Conserve School for 19 years, a school that focused on environmental stewardship for high school students. Nancy has explored many different art mediums and her favorite mediums are clay and watercolor. Prior to Conserve School, Nancy and her husband Robert Eady ran a family pottery business for several years.
Robert Eady is a retired science and art teacher who also taught at the Conserve School. His favorite creative medium is clay. Recently, he has been sharing Nancy’s love for watercolor and related mediums. Nancy and Robert can be found outside paddling, hiking, biking, or skiing with their nature journals in their packs ready to record their observations!