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Painting Collections of Bluffs & Baked Goods: Watercolor Journaling Workshop


Workshop Summary: Join us for a beginners “collections” watercoloring course alongside the Zumbro River in Hammond, Minnesota. In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn a series of creative skills including: how to use line, form, shape, and color to articulate your own unique artist’s voice, techniques in painting with watercolors, and how to capture a representational rendition of your environment in a “collections” journaling format. Paintings will be inspired by the baked goods & atmosphere of The Basic Place, as well as the bluffs alongside the Zumbro River. Learn how to use art as a tool for observation and creativity! 


Included in your experience:

  • Instruction on watercoloring techniques and journaling

  • Outside Inside™ Backpack Watercolor Kit (Set includes 12 half-pan watercolors, refillable brush, 0.5 permanent marker, 2B pencil, pallets, sponge, color sampler, and 30-page watercolor pad)

  • One pastry & coffee (or tea) provided by The Basic Place

  • Exhibition of your final artwork at The Basic Place*


Age Limits: 12 years to 112 years.


Date & Time: Saturday, July 29th, 1:00 - 3:00PM


Location: The Basic Place, 312 Center St E, Hammond, MN 55991.


Price: $45 per person


Items to Bring, Things to Note: Bring something to sit on outside (a portable chair, a blanket, a foam mat), a reusable water bottle, and sunscreen & bug spray! We will be walking and sitting for extended periods outdoors.


Note: Parental consent and signatures required for participating youth ages 12 to 17. 


*Final exhibition date TBD.

Bluffs & Baked Goods: Beginner's Watercoloring Class

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