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Award-Winning Watercolors: Plein Air

April 22 - May 27

1st Place by Rajendra KC for 2021 Paint Great Falls

Fridays 10:00am-12 noon | 5 Weekly Sessions
[No Class April 29th]
The Spring Session of Award-Winning Watercolors will head outdoors or in French, “Plein Air.”  Rajendra will teach his style of painting that has won him many plein air competition awards.

Rajendra’s hands-on approach will help students learn to capture the transparent quality of watercolor in the painting of landscapes and still life. Working with a limited palette and carefully planning strokes and tonality, students will master the economical use of brush

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and line to produce the needed effect without the fear of overworking the painting and will learn how to achieve crisp, clear color and create atmospheric effects.  This class is for students with basic knowledge of watercolor painting.  Scroll down for the Supply List

About the Instructor: Rajendra KC was born in Nepal and educated at Sirjana Contemporary Art Gallery in Kathmandu. Since 1996, his paintings have been exhibited widely in Nepal, Japan, and India. His art hangs in collections in the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Germany, and India. Rajendra has received numerous special awards for his artwork in Nepal and in the United States, where he has lived since 2007. His paintings are award winning in many Plein Air competitions like Ocean City, MD; Annapolis, MD; Hartford, CT; Great Falls, VA, and annually in the Falls Church Plein Air Festival.


Website: www.kcfineart.net


Supply list for Rajendra’s Watercolor Class
1. Watercolor paint
2. Watercolor brushes (Princeton number 5,12 round one or any)
3. Watercolor palette
4. Watercolor paper (Arches 12 x 24, 140lb, cold pressed or any)
5. Gummed brown tape
6. Pencil and water cup
Or bring any of the type of materials listed above that you have already.


April 22
May 27


The Arts of Great Falls School
756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
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