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Dancing Petals: Painting the Charm of Loose Watercolor Roses

  • January 05, 2024
  • (PST)
  • January 06, 2024
  • (PST)
  • 2 sessions
  • January 05, 2024, 6:00 PM 9:30 PM (PST)
  • January 06, 2024, 6:00 PM 9:30 PM (PST)
  • Online - Zoom


  • Paid or Lifetime member of the Society for Calligraphy

Presented by Shreya Verma

Sponsored by San Diego SfC  

Friday and Saturday, January 5-6, 2024  6pm-9.30pm PST


Due to the way our computer system works, registrations not immediately followed with payment will be cancelled. Also we cannot accept registrations after noon on Friday, January 5.

About the workshop: 

Immerse yourself in the delicate and expressive world of watercolors with our specialized workshop, “Dancing Petals: Painting the Charm of Loose Watercolor Roses” Guided by Shreya Verma, a passionate artist who finds inspiration in nature’s beauty and the vivid world of colors, this workshop is an invitation to explore the art of watercolor painting in a relaxing and supportive environment. 

What You’ll Learn:

1. Fundamentals of Watercolor Painting: We’ll start from the ground up, covering essential watercolor techniques. This includes brush handling, color mixing, and understanding water control - perfect for beginners who are taking their first steps in watercolor painting.  

2. Loose Watercolor Roses: Dive into the graceful world of watercolor as you learn to paint roses with a loose and fluid approach. This session emphasizes capturing the essence and charm of roses in a relaxed style, focusing more on expression than intricate detail. It's an approachable and satisfying way to create, suitable for artists at any skill level.  

3. Creating Filler Elements: Complement your roses with charming filler elements. This session will show you how to balance your main subject with subtle, yet impactful, additional details. 

4. Crafting an End-of-Class Project: Bring together everything you’ve learned in a final project that combines your watercolor roses, fillers, and shimmery accents into a cohesive and beautiful piece. 

5. Envelope Creation: Conclude your artistic journey by crafting a bespoke envelope, perfectly paired with your watercolor project. It’s a wonderful way to present or preserve your art. 

6. Interactive and Fun Atmosphere: Engage in a fun-filled, interactive session where questions, experimentation, and self-expression are highly encouraged. 

This workshop is not just about learning watercolor techniques; it’s about finding joy in the creative process, embracing the beauty of imperfections, and expressing yourself through art. Whether you’re looking to refine your skills or seeking a peaceful artistic escape, this workshop offers a nurturing space to relax, create, and connect with fellow art enthusiasts.  

Join us for this colorful journey and let your artistic spirit flourish!

The workshop will be recorded and available for two months.

Experience Level: Beginners through advanced.

About Shreya: Allow me to introduce Shreya, a gentle soul who finds solace in the beauty of nature and expresses it through the soothing strokes of watercolors. Her art is a tender portrayal of flowers and natural wonders. Shreya is not just an artist; she's also a journaling enthusiast, using words and colors to find peace amidst life's challenges. She believes in being gentle with herself, taking breaks, and embracing creativity at her own pace. Her heartfelt advice to fellow nature lovers: Create from the heart, and don't fret about others' opinions; let your art flow gently like a calm stream.


You must be a member both when you register and when the class is held. 

Pay by check or PayPal. No refunds.

Cost: $50, paid by check or Paypal (see details below)



2. Second, Make a payment of $50 via PayPal or check. 

Once you have registered, you will be sent a confirmation email with the PayPal button to complete your registration.

To pay by check email Kristi, for instructions, at SDWorkshopsTeam@societyforcalligraphy.org 

Include your current name, address, phone number, and email with the check (s) in the envelope. Non-members, include a separate check for $42, made out to Society for Calligraphy, along with your membership form: https://societyforcalligraphy.org/resources/Site/Membership/Membership.pdf or contact Kristi to process membership electronically

Enrollment is limited to current paid Society for Calligraphy members only. Your membership must be current at time of sign-up as well as when class is held. If your membership lapses, you become ineligible and your space will be filled from the waiting list. For prompt receipt of supply list and confirmation, your payment should arrive no later than two weeks before the workshop. Supply list will be provided within the week following receipt of your registration.

Questions? Contact Nan Anantharaman at SDWorkshopsTeam@societyforcalligraphy.org

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