In this intro level watercolor class, artist John Kelty will guide each student through the steps of painting with watercolor using inspiration from a photograph. We will be working on an 11x15 140 lb. cold pressed watercolor paper and American journey paint. All art materials and photographs will be provided as well as pallets to take home after class.
No previous art experience is required and all art materials will be provided. Rhapsody Art Gallery will be providing appetizers and beverages for this class. This class is ages 18 and over.
John C. Kelty is known for his plein air paintings and ability to capture movement in watercolor."John C. Kelty is a regional artist who resides in Fort Wayne Indiana. He was born and raised in New Haven, Indiana, as one of thirteen children. He attended the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, graduated with a degree in commercial art and went on to work in the printing industry for the next twenty years. He works exclusively in watercolor. He has exhibited work in many shows and participated in many plein air events . He is past president and current board member of the Fort Wayne Artists Guild. He is a member of the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, the Hoosier Salon, the Watercolor Society of Indiana, and the American Watercolor Society. He works exclusively in watercolor."