``Summer Friends`` in Watercolor by Carol Carter

Class Information

Attend this class and you may win one recording of your choice from Carol’s previous classes. We will do a raffle during the class. Need to be present to win.

“The intensity of color and use of negative space as foundational is a signature of my work”.

Carol will share her unique watercolor technique, painting from background to foreground, using dynamic and inventive color. You will realize one painting each day.

The class is live and interactive on ZOOM

Dates: May 23 & 24 from  9am-noon Pacific Time- 

Level: High Beginners to Intermediate

Participants: Max 25 participants-

Medium: Watercolor

Price: $178 for 6 hours. If you can’t attend, you can buy the recording only. Book the class and email us to let us know you won’t attend.

Class Format

  • A host from the VIEW Academy will facilitate the meeting, admitting you if you connect late, helping you with technical problems, etc…
  • The V.I.E.W. workshop is live, interactive and hands-on
  • Carol will demonstrate step by step,  breaking up the process in manageable steps, giving you time to paint during the live session
  • You will be able to ask questions directly to Carol
  • You will be able to show your work to Carol to get personal feedback and critique
  • You will enjoy interactivity with fellow participants
  • You can keep the recordings of the class forever.

What you will learn in this Class

  1. Learn how to paint loosely in watercolor— all the while keeping your subject representational.
  2. Learn the use of color, pigment saturation, water control, and brush size for manipulation of paint.
  3. Learn how to push color by exploring different and unusual color combination.
  4. Learn how to see “value”in your work to build darks and lights by adding complementary colors.
  5. Learn how to paint from a reference photo and paint from background to foreground.
  6. Learn how to create exciting compositions with dynamic and unusual perspective of imagery.
  7. You can practice what you learn over and over since you can keep the recordings of the class forever.

Biography-Carol Carter

Carol Carter is an internationally recognized artist whose career has spanned more than 35 years. Carol has taught workshops for over 30 years, as well as in university. Her paintings have been in many national and international exhibitions, both juried and invitational. She has been featured in global publications including, International Arts Magazine, Art of Watercolour, Watercolor Artist, and L’Aquarelle Magazine.
In 2019 she was also honored with Master Signature Member status, American Women Artists and Master Signature Member status, Heartland Art Club.
Carol recently exhibited in “Making Their Mark: American Women Artists” at the Booth Western Art Museum.
She is the recent recipient of 2020 Snehil Lifetime Achievement Award, Snehilsrijan, India. She has exhibited her work in Europe, China, Hong Kong, USVI, Morocco and throughout the US.

Carol’s website:

Samples of Carol Carter's Art

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Testimonials from our VIEWers

“Thank you, Carol Carter, for a wonderful workshop with cows and dogs. Learned so much. You’re so inspiring! Thank you V.I.E W. Academy for bringing great artists and eager students together to paint!!”

Denise M.

“Love, love love your online classes! I’ve done two so far and have really enjoyed both.  I feel my work has improved a lot thanks to your online workshops.

You do the BEST job of these workshops. I love the pace, and the instructors are all so willing to stop and help students!” 

Arlette T.

“Jackie, the courses and quality of instructors you have cultivated through French Escapade V.I.E.W. is world-class. Jackie, you do such a great job hosting the program — you are on top of your game with production quality, responsiveness with quick replay links, and also announcing upcoming events to students. A side benefit is your fun, wickedly sharp and entertaining sense of humor. Keep up the great work. I’m not surprised that V.I.E.W. is expanding and doing so well.”

Sandy G.

The Price of US $ 178 for 6 hours includes:

  • Documents to help prepare for the class
  • Personal feedback during the class
  • The recording of all sessions for you to keep forever
  • The access to our VIEW Facebook page so you can share and communciate with the VIEW Academy community of artists and teachers.
  • If you can’t attend, you can buy the recording only (same price).
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