Watercolor Observations with the Yosemite Conservancy

Yosemite Conservancy Watercolor Art

In this four-hour watercolor workshop, you’ll learn how to use brushes and paint to bring to your Yosemite experience to life. Your instructor, artist Sean Edgerton, will teach you basic watercolor techniques, and use those techniques to closely study botanical specimens around Happy Isles. You will take a close look at Yosemite’s plants and flowers and begin to see the beauty in creatures and features you might otherwise overlook.

Let Yosemite’s awe-inspiring flora and fauna fuel your creativity as you discover a new appreciation for nature, practice painting en plein air, and make a memorable souvenir from your time in the park.

  • Beginner level: Little to no experience required, ages 12+.
  • Registration: $20 per day per visitor; advance registration recommended; drop-ins welcome as space is available.
  • Location: Happy Isles Art and Nature Center; shuttle stop #16; park at Curry Village and take the shuttle; workshops are held outside, weather and medium permitting.
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm, Monday through Saturday. Please arrive at 9:45 am to purchase supplies. Please plan for extra time when taking the shuttles.
  • Materials: Supplies are not included in the registration fee. Supply lists are sent to registered participants once payment is received. Additional supplies are available for purchase at Happy Isles Art and Nature Center. All purchases benefit the park! Materials available for use free of charge: field easel, field stool, hardboard, water containers and paper towels.
  • Lodging arrangements are the responsibility of the participants.

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Starts: September 23, 2019

Occurs: Every week on Monday Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, until September 28, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Admission: $20 Advanced Reservations Required

Location: Happy Isles Art & Nature Center
John Muir Trail, Yosemite Valley, CA 95389

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Phone: (209) 379-2317

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