Watercolor Class

Learn how to paint with watercolors in this art class in Chicago!

2 hours Class size 12 to 50     label $60

If you're looking for a relaxing new hobby, learn how to paint with watercolors in this art class in Chicago. In this watercolor painting class, you will learn all the basics to kickstart your creative journey!

This class is perfect for beginners and is taught in an easy-going environment. In this painting class, you will learn watercolor fundamentals including, wet on dry, wet on wet techniques, mixing colors, and finish up by painting an assortment of seasonal greenery, florals, and leaves. This will be a casual activity and paint your own adventure with painting tips, inspiration, and examples. This is a process-oriented project led by a knowledgeable and friendly instructor, so there is no painting or drawing experience needed. All you need to do is come with your creative brain, relax, and enjoy!

If you're looking to have a fun craft night with friends, this watercolor painting class is an ideal activity for groups! If you're interested in creating gorgeous handmade cards or gifts, watercoloring is a great skill to have in your back pocket. There's no harm in experimenting with new art, and you'll have some beautiful creations to take home with you!

Please Note

  • Private events for up to 20 guests in our studio. Mobile offsite events up to 50 guests.
  • For mobile workshops there is a travel/service fee of $100, which will be added to the booking after the initial payment is received. 
  • Teacher can accommodate groups of up to 50 guests via mobile offsite events. Please use the Contact button below to inquire about availability.

Knowledge required
All skill levels are welcome!
What you'll get
  • (1) Round watercolor brush to take home - additional size/shape brushes to use from our class set
  • (10) sheets of cold-press watercolor paper in various sizes
  • 10-well plastic palette + lid for mixing colors
  • High-quality concentrated watercolors pre-distributed onto a palette
  • watercolor bookmarks/gift tags
What to bring
BYOB (optional)
Suitable for

Indigo & Violet Studio - 1411 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613

Your teacher can also travel within 30 miles of Chicago for private classes

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Indigo & Violet Studio is a Chicago-based venue for craft workshops and art parties. We focus on modern projects taught in a relaxed studio environment. Our mission is to provide a creative outlet to adults in a variety of mediums - including watercolor, macrame, floral, and plant workshops. All workshops in our studio are BYOB - bring your favorite beverage and snack to enjoy while we craft! Inquire today about hosting a private craft event for your next celebration or team activity.

Founded by Leigh Hardy in 2017, Indigo & Violet Studio is a unique workshop venue. Leigh has a background in Interior Design and applied those skills the studio to create a beautiful and functional space! At Indigo & Violet Studio we're passionate about small businesses, local creators, circular economies, sustainability, and giving back to causes in our Chicago community.

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Maira Aguilera Apr 2023

awesome teacher, love how she lets us do our own thing and is very kind.

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