Paint-Ins are a single day class, usually taught the third Saturday of the month, from 9:00am - 3:30pm. It's a great opportunity to learn a new technique or squeeze in a class with your busy schedule. Registration is required. 


    • January 18, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
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    JANUARY MONTHLY PAINT-IN: "Landscapes with Spontaneity" with Susan Giannantonio

    Class:  9:30-3:00 on Saturday, January 18, 2020

    Susan Giannantonio, a WAS-H past president and signature member, will show you how to achieve a natural, uncontrived landscape painting reflecting spontaneity.  To achieve interesting marks, at times she utilizes some unexpected tools.

    To create a successful gestural, loosely rendered landscape, however, is no happy accident.  To do so successfully takes patience, practice and decisively placed marks.  The fun comes in when you realize that nature itself can offer surprising tools to create marks and mystify your viewers.

    Bring your watercolor materials, a tablet of ¼ sheet (11x15") or approx.. 9 x 12” good 140 lb. watercolor paper for practice.  ½ sheet is also fine (15x22")

    Important: Bring a mop brush and a rigger.  Also handy: a Dagger Striper brush.  If you don’t have these, you can watch the demo and decide if you might need them.

    Bring a sack lunch, sweater/light jacket (in case the room temp is cool).  We’ll have snacks and coffee!

    Jan McNeill (, Alice Rogers, and David Muegge, Paint-in Coordinators

    9:00-9:30 setup by attendees
    9:30-3:00 class – lecture, demo, and painting
    3:00-3:30 – cleanup

    Image above: "Summer Bog" by Susan Giannantonio

No Paint-In scheduled in August. Schedule runs September - July.

1601 West Alabama Houston TX 77006
Gallery: 713-942-9966
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HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm

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