Composing with Watercolors Workshop

w/ Marshall Vandruff

Deepen your understanding of watercolor techniques and how to use them to compose your images in this hands-on​ workshop.

Date: Saturday, 1/18/20

Time: 2-6pm

Location: Cura Studios

Instructor: Marshall Vandruff

In this exercise based workshop you’ll get:

  • Insights into how the masters went about composing their images

  • Multiple live demos of various techniques

  • Ample practice time analyzing the techniques and designs of the masters

  • Inspiration from centuries of masterful watercolorists

  • Access to a master instructor who has taught dozens of highly successful artists

Start enjoying quick, colorful sketching techniques that’ll add new luster to your sketchbook.


Workshop Fee: $75

Consider joining Marshall’s  Watercolor Materials & Techniques Crash course as a way to reset your technical understanding of the medium.

Crash Course + Composing with Watercolors: $130 (Get both at $65 each)

Add Carolin’s Visual Storytelling & Composition class to deepen your understanding of composition, and get a special bundle price for all three courses: $299 (You'll save $31).



What do I need to bring?

 Something to take notes with, this pen holder and any ink you have at home (we'll have the rest). This is a lecture and demo based course, introducing all the relevant information on how to succeed with this medium. It's designed to be time efficient and affordable. If you want more and are ready to practice the demonstrated techniques under the guidance of a mentor, you can always join the Pen and Ink Tree Portrait class taught by Carolin Peters.

Can I get feedback on my personal work?

Yes, Marshall will take some time to give you feedback on any of your previous watercolor sketches.

I'm so bummed, I'm busy that night! Will Marshall offer this class again?

This is the first time Marshall is offering this unique class format. Whether we do it again depends on the success of this session. The good news is that we have several future classes in the works with him. Don't want to miss any? Get yourself on the priority email list here.

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“If you care to be wiser, more knowledgeable and a more competent artist, go see Marshall Vandruff.”

Drew Struzan


“Marshall’s teaching is a bright and delineating light.”

Bernie Wrightson