Adult Studio Workshop (via Zoom)
Learn the basics of watercolor painting from SBMA Senior Teaching Artist Itoko Maeno. Focusing on the depiction of folds of cloth or clothing, this one-hour class is inspired by George Rickey’s Study of Drapery (1978). Study the artwork or set up your own drapery to use as inspiration while you paint.
View the inspiration image for this class on the Museum’s online collection.
- Watercolor paper
- Watercolor paint + brush
- Two cups of water
- Paper towel or cloth
Meet your Instructor: Itoko Maeno
Itoko has been a Teaching Artist with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art for over 20 years. With specialties in painting, printmaking, and ceramics, she provides art lessons to all ages ranging from kindergarten students to adults. Celebrated for her watercolors, she also enjoys painting in oil and acrylic. Besides teaching art, Itoko has illustrated more than 20 picture book titles, including My Way Sally, awarded the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Picture Book, and Minou, nominated for the Caldecott Honor.