Total Beginners Watercolor Painting in Central Park: 1-Time Art Classes NYC

Instructor: Ray Hwang

August 4

1 Session

Sunday, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seats Open: 9

1-Sessionshow details +$49.00 USD  

NOTE: This is an In-Person Art Class.

Create a beautiful watercolor painting of a landscape in just one sitting in this in-person art class in New York City! Enjoy this inspiring, relaxing, and uplifting outdoor adult watercolor painting class with New York City’s #1-rated art studio, The Art Studio NY! With our small group art classes, we will express our inner artists in spacious, beautiful outdoor location in Central Park on The Upper West Side (West 70's) where we will feel uplifted by the beauty of nature as our muse. 

Feel inspired by the gorgeous trees, flowers, rolling hills, landscapes, and city architecture as you learn artistic techniques, explore watercolor art, receive individualized expert art instruction based on your needs and interests, and create a unique watercolor painting to feel proud of in just one class. Learn about landscape “en plein air” painting, color mixing, personal style, brush techniques, and many important watercolor art techniques. Connect with our warm and non-judgmental community, while benefiting with the stress-relief of painting with watercolors, and discover the best part of your week in this painting class in NYC!

This art class is perfect for all levels, total beginners welcome! Small group art instruction is provided so each participant receives one-on-one art instruction to support your creative development and authentic self-expression. In our outdoor watercolor art class in NYC, adults will:

  • Explore a variety of watercolor painting techniques and learn how to paint trees, flowers or nature while tapping into your unique self-expression
  • Enjoy tailor-made, encouraging and non-judgemental one-on-one expert art instruction from a New York City art educator and artist
  • Learn how to paint “En Plein Air” like the masters Monet and Renoir with the inspiration of New York City’s Central Park
  • Enjoy guided demonstrations of important artistic tips, techniques and tools as you practice watercolor painting class techniques as you learn to paint trees
  • Learn techniques such as wet on wet, wet on dry, color layering, watercolor washes and composition and incorporate these into your artwork 
  • Discover your own personal and unique artistic style
  • Receive the proven mental and emotional health benefits of art classes, including the reduction of stress, anxiety and depression, and the enhanced benefits of boosted self-esteem, relaxation, mental clarity, focus, and inner-peace

Due to the possibility of inclement  weather, any classes that cannot take place outdoors will automatically meet online at the same time and day.

Materials are not included. You may order your art supplies on our website HERE, or bring the following supplies with you. You will need:

  • a pencil and eraser 
  • watercolor paper (a small pad you feel comfortable carrying)
  • watercolor pan of paints (any brand)
  • 2-3 watercolor paint brushes
  • a container and a supply of water for painting
  • a few paper towels or napkins

Meeting Location and Time:

Directions are emailed to you after purchase.

Art Class Materials:

Materials are not included. You will need:

  • Watercolor Paper (any size you prefer and preferably 140 lbs, but 90 lbs will be fine),
  • Watercolor Paint Set (Watercolor Pan sets are great for beginners),
  • Paint Palette,
  • Watercolor Brushes (variety of rounds and flats),
  • cup/jar for water,
  • Painter's Blue Tape,
  • Pencil, Eraser,
  • Sakura Pigma Micron Black Pen
  • Optional: Masking Fluid
  • Special Note: We recommend Blick Art Materials, and you may use any brand you like.

Purchase supplies from our online materials list.



Central Park (West) in the 70s, New York, New York, 10024, United States


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