Alex Rheault

Watercolor: Taking Your True Colors for a Walk


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This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

Sponges, bristle and tooth brushes, water soluble crayons, markers, and pencils break watercolor’s reputation as an unforgiving or precise medium. From people, portraits or street reportage to fashion sketching to cars, fruit, and landscape, our search for color surfaces in marks, lines, and shapes. Techniques to suit your visual interpretations will emerge and become part of a personal lexicon. Slides of artists serve as a resource to inspire, guide, and challenge, while we work with visual prompts, journaling, and refinement stages of works on varied surfaces and dimensions. Find your true colors, and let’s take them for a walk!


This online class uses the Zoom platform.

Alex Rheault lives in Southern Maine. Rheault combines drawing, writing, book arts, collage, and objects in intuitive ways to explore memento mori, found objects, odd pairings, the domestic, things with wheels, incongruities, contradictions, and nonsense. Rheault teaches 2D, collage, and Forensics of Fashion at the University of New England. She recently presented half of sixty … Read more