ALBUQUERQUE
WATERCOLOR
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Floral and Nature Watercolor Painting

Floral and Nature Watercolor Painting

Sunday 21 April
Plaza Vieja - 10am - 2 Hours
Susan Gomez
Immerse yourself in the magical world of floral and nature watercolor painting in this exhilarating two-hour session! Delight in the splendor of the garden as you handpick your favorite subjects, snap reference photos, and embark on creating one or two breathtaking studies of plants and flowers.

Under the expert guidance of our instructors, you'll learn both traditional and contemporary composition techniques, catering to artists of all skill levels. Whether you're a seasoned painter or just beginning your artistic journey, you're sure to find inspiration and encouragement in this vibrant class.

But this isn't just any ordinary class – it's a chance to connect with fellow nature lovers, indulge in the beauty of the garden, and receive personalized guidance to help you craft your masterpiece. Plus, you'll leave with exciting homework to hone your newfound skills even further.

Join us for an unforgettable session filled with creativity, camaraderie, and the sheer joy of painting nature's wonders! Secure your spot now and get ready to unleash your inner artist. Full event details will be provided upon booking confirmation, so don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!
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$43       4 places left
Pet Portrait  Watercolor Painting

Pet Portrait Watercolor Painting

Sunday 05 May
Plaza Vieja - 10am - 2 Hours
Susan Gomez
Join us for a paws-itively delightful experience in our Pet Portrait Painting Class! Unleash your inner artist as you learn the art of capturing your beloved furry friends in watercolors.

In this two-hour session, our experienced watercolor tutor will guide you through every whisker and wag with step-by-step instructions. From fluffy fur textures to endearing ear shapes and beyond, you'll learn how to bring your pet's unique personality to life on paper.

But that's not all! Our tutor will also provide insights into basic animal facial features, anatomy, and tips for adding a touch of realism to your masterpiece, all while encouraging you to express your own artistic flair.

So grab your brushes and let's make some memories together! Book now to secure your spot in this tail-wagging adventure. Full event details will be provided upon booking confirmation, so don't miss out on the chance to create a cherished portrait of your furry friend!
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$43      
Watercolor Portraits: Expressive Masterpieces in Hues

Watercolor Portraits: Expressive Masterpieces in Hues

Sunday 19 May
Plaza Vieja - 10am - 2 Hours
Susan Gomez
Step into the vibrant world of portrait art with our exciting Watercolor Portrait Painting class! In just two hours, you'll embark on an adventure of creativity and self-discovery as you explore the captivating realm of watercolor painting.

Whether you're a seasoned painter or taking your first steps into the art world, this class is tailored just for you. Our expert instructor will guide you through simple yet effective techniques for capturing facial features and skin tones with ease, helping you unlock your inner artist along the way.

Gather your art supplies and join us for a memorable journey filled with laughter, learning, and boundless creativity! Reserve your spot now to secure your place in this enchanting experience. Full event details will be provided upon booking confirmation, so don't miss out on this opportunity to dive into the colorful world of watercolor portrait painting!
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$43      

The Art of Floral Watercolor

The Art of Floral Watercolor

Sunday 02 June
Plaza Vieja - 10am - 2 Hours
Susan Gomez
Join us for a blossoming journey into the "Art of Floral Watercolor" class! Let the vibrant hues of petals and leaves ignite your imagination as we explore the enchanting world of floral painting.

Under the guidance of our expert instructor, this class is a sanctuary for both budding artists and seasoned creators alike. Dive into the graceful interplay of brush and color as we capture the essence of flowers with every stroke. From lively wildflowers to regal roses, discover techniques to breathe life into these botanical beauties on your canvas.

No prior experience required - just bring your love for art and a thirst for exploring the lush world of florals. Come join us for a delightful morning brimming with creativity and the sheer joy of painting nature's most exquisite masterpieces! Reserve your spot now to ensure you don't miss out on this blooming adventure. Full event details will be provided upon booking confirmation.
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$43      
Exploring Watercolor Techniques for Beginners

Exploring Watercolor Techniques for Beginners

Sunday 16 June
Plaza Vieja - 10am - 2 Hours
Susan Gomez
Join us on an exhilarating journey into the enchanting world of watercolor with our "Exploring Watercolor Techniques for Beginners" class! Prepare to immerse yourself in a whirlwind of color as you unleash your inner artist.

Under the expert guidance of our skilled instructor, beginners will uncover the secrets of watercolor magic. Dive into the fundamentals of color blending, washes, and texture techniques that will bring your artwork to life. From serene landscapes to captivating abstracts, explore the boundless possibilities of watercolor painting.

Let your creativity soar as every brushstroke tells a unique story. Join us for a delightful exploration of watercolor wonders, where imagination knows no limits! Reserve your spot now to secure your place in this vibrant adventure. Full event details will be provided upon booking confirmation. Remember to bring your basic watercolor materials and get ready to dive into a world of artistic discovery!
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$43      
Beginner's Watercolor Class

Beginner's Watercolor Class

Sunday 30 June
Plaza Vieja - 10am - 2 Hours
Susan Gomez
Discover the magic of watercolor painting in our Beginner's Watercolor Class! Dive into a world of vibrant hues and fluid creativity guided by our experienced instructor. Whether you're a complete novice or looking to refine your skills, this intimate class is tailored just for you.

Unlock the secrets of watercolor as you learn essential techniques, master color theory, and unleash your inner artist. From blending to brushwork, we'll show you how to transform a blank canvas into a breathtaking masterpiece.

Don't miss your chance to embark on this artistic journey. Reserve your spot now and let your imagination flow freely! Full event details will be provided upon booking confirmation. Remember to bring your basic watercolor materials and get ready to make a splash!
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$43      

Nearby Watercolour Groups

Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Saturday 20 April
Embudo Canyon - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
In this class, we will explore the basics of drawing and equip you with the skills needed to create beautiful and expressive artwork.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the fundamentals of drawing, including perspective, proportion, shading, and composition.

We will also be practicing various forms of Mark Making techniques and hopefully will make an empty page less daunting to fill up.

Perfect for complete beginners.
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$43      
Observational Drawing Meetup

Observational Drawing Meetup

Sunday 05 May
Taylor Ranch - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
Join us for an Observational Drawing Meetup! This is a great opportunity to practice capturing the world around you through drawing. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting out, this meetup is a welcoming space to hone your observational skills and connect with other art enthusiasts.
book now
$43      
Landscape Painting in Watercolor

Landscape Painting in Watercolor

Saturday 18 May
Embudo Canyon - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
In this workshop, we will explore the art of capturing the beauty and majesty of nature through painting.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of painting, including color theory, composition, and brushwork. We will cover topics such as using light and shadow to create depth and drama, capturing the colors and textures of the landscape, and experimenting with different brushstrokes and techniques to create stunning effects.
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$43      

Observational Drawing Meetup

Observational Drawing Meetup

Saturday 01 June
Embudo Canyon - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
In this class, we will delve into the wonderful world of observational drawing and explore the power of capturing what you see on paper.

Observational drawing is the foundation of visual art, enabling artists to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the subjects they portray.

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist looking to refine your technique, this meetup is the perfect opportunity to enhance your observational skills and bring your drawings to life.
book now
$43      
Flowers in Watercolor

Flowers in Watercolor

Saturday 15 June
Taylor Ranch - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
During this meetup, participants will have the chance to explore the captivating world of floral watercolor painting under the guidance of experienced artist. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced painter, this event welcomes individuals of all skill levels. This event is a perfect opportunity for artists, art enthusiasts, and nature lovers to gather and immerse themselves in the beauty of floral watercolor painting.
book now
$43      
Nature Acrylic Painting

Nature Acrylic Painting

Saturday 29 June
Embudo Canyon - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of acrylic painting and explore the beauty of nature! This workshop will guide you through the techniques of using acrylics to create your own stunning nature scene. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your skills, join us for an inspiring and creative experience.
book now
$43      

Other Nearby Groups

Urban Lens: Street Photography Meetup

Urban Lens: Street Photography Meetup

Saturday 20 April
West Old Town - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Photography Group
Donovan Noelle Swann
People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more. The power of observation underpins the art of great street photography. Learning to "see" interesting detail is a practised skill and we introduce you to easy methods that will open your photographer's eye and expose you to a world that is alive with detail. The most rewarding part of the class is learning how to approach interesting people and have them willingly pose for you.

We will also go over settings, focusing techniques and lens choices common to street photography to help us capture those random chance encounters.
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$47      
Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Saturday 20 April
Embudo Canyon - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
In this class, we will explore the basics of drawing and equip you with the skills needed to create beautiful and expressive artwork.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the fundamentals of drawing, including perspective, proportion, shading, and composition.

We will also be practicing various forms of Mark Making techniques and hopefully will make an empty page less daunting to fill up.

Perfect for complete beginners.
book now
$43      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 04 May
Silver Hall - 11am - 3 Hours
Albuquerque Photography Group
Donovan Noelle Swann
Discover the full potential of your camera beyond automatic exposure. Embark on a journey with us to unravel the mysteries of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, and how these settings intertwine to influence your photography exposure.

Guided by a professional photographer, apply what you learn in a practical session designed to elevate your photography skills to new heights. Don't miss this opportunity to transform your approach to photography and capture the world as never before.
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$92      

Observational Drawing Meetup

Observational Drawing Meetup

Sunday 05 May
Taylor Ranch - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
Join us for an Observational Drawing Meetup! This is a great opportunity to practice capturing the world around you through drawing. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting out, this meetup is a welcoming space to hone your observational skills and connect with other art enthusiasts.
book now
$43      
Landscape Painting in Watercolor

Landscape Painting in Watercolor

Saturday 18 May
Embudo Canyon - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
In this workshop, we will explore the art of capturing the beauty and majesty of nature through painting.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of painting, including color theory, composition, and brushwork. We will cover topics such as using light and shadow to create depth and drama, capturing the colors and textures of the landscape, and experimenting with different brushstrokes and techniques to create stunning effects.
book now
$43      
Monochrome Moments: Black and White Photography Meetup

Monochrome Moments: Black and White Photography Meetup

Saturday 25 May
UNM Duck Pond - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Photography Group
Donovan Noelle Swann
Embark on a journey into the captivating world of black and white photography with our Monochrome Moments meetup, featuring an 'Introduction to Black and White Photography.' Discover the timeless allure of monochrome imagery as we delve into what makes a good black and white shot. Explore the nuances of contrast and texture, learning how to manipulate these elements to evoke powerful emotions in your photographs. Gain insights into how the camera perceives and captures black and white images, both in-camera and through post-production techniques. With a focus on practical learning, we'll analyze exemplary works and engage in hands-on exercises to refine our skills. Ideal for photography enthusiasts seeking to elevate their craft, this advanced course assumes prior knowledge of photography fundamentals and camera control.
book now
$47      

Observational Drawing Meetup

Observational Drawing Meetup

Saturday 01 June
Embudo Canyon - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
In this class, we will delve into the wonderful world of observational drawing and explore the power of capturing what you see on paper.

Observational drawing is the foundation of visual art, enabling artists to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the subjects they portray.

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist looking to refine your technique, this meetup is the perfect opportunity to enhance your observational skills and bring your drawings to life.
book now
$43      
Flowers in Watercolor

Flowers in Watercolor

Saturday 15 June
Taylor Ranch - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
During this meetup, participants will have the chance to explore the captivating world of floral watercolor painting under the guidance of experienced artist. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced painter, this event welcomes individuals of all skill levels. This event is a perfect opportunity for artists, art enthusiasts, and nature lovers to gather and immerse themselves in the beauty of floral watercolor painting.
book now
$43      
Nature Acrylic Painting

Nature Acrylic Painting

Saturday 29 June
Embudo Canyon - 10am - 2 Hours
Albuquerque Art Group
Naseem Shahrivar
Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of acrylic painting and explore the beauty of nature! This workshop will guide you through the techniques of using acrylics to create your own stunning nature scene. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your skills, join us for an inspiring and creative experience.
book now
$43      

ABOUT ALBUQUERQUE
WATERCOLOR
GROUP
Come along to our meetups to improve your art in a relaxed and social atmosphere and under the guidance of a professional instructor. Complete beginners to experienced artists all welcome.

Our 2 hour meetups are held in a different location each time, usually outdoors.

Bring your own materials. If you are a complete beginner all you need to start is a set of watercolour paints, brushes, and water container.

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced artists. The instructor is there to help everyone.

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Albuquerque Watercolor Group on Facebook to share your art and enjoy the art of other locals.
REVIEWS
The instructor is very approachable and knowledgeable
5/5
Diana
2024-03-25
ARTISTS
Susan Gomez
Since childhood, art has been a part of Susan's life. Inspired by the vast universe that surrounds us and her own personal journey through it, she creates bodies of work that speak to the soul.
Susan is known for her experimentation with color and different mediums, which allows her to create unique works that exude whimsy and a sense of mystery. Her art is a blend of traditional and modern techniques, incorporating everything from acrylics to watercolors. In addition to her fine art, Susan is an accomplished face and body painter. Her work in this area has been published and awarded, and she is highly regarded in the industry for her creativity and technical skill.

Susan Gomez is available for private bookings

PHOTOS
Albuquerque Watercolor Group
2024-03-06
Title or Location: Fall in NC
Painted during my first watercolor class I attended back when I lived in NC. Fall is my favorite time of year, and the leaves &127809 are so unique and beautiful as they change.
Credit: Donna T

Albuquerque Watercolor Group
2023-12-06
Title or Location:
This watercolor was inspired from a photo of real bears dancing!
Credit: Tony Comito
Albuquerque Watercolor Group
2023-08-22
Title or Location: Looking north at South Mountain
I live in Edgewood. This was an early morning watercolor practice working on layering and depth. I have a view of the mountain from my porch. However, the view is not "realistic", as I have excluded unwanted objects. Thanks for wanting to use it!
Credit: Mary Kozik

Atlanta Watercolor Group
2024-04-11
Title or Location: ZENDAYA
Saw Dune pt. 2 and was intrigued by her face. Very drawn to the earth tones.
Credit: Bryan Mercer

Dublin Watercolour Group
2024-04-10
Title or Location: People
made for my dearest sibling
Credit: Lola Adesina
Newcastle Watercolour Group
2024-04-09
Title or Location: Ailsa Craig
Ailsa Craig is an island in the Irish Sea off the Scottish coast. Its a magical place and the colours of the sea and sky can be exquisitely beautiful. One of my favourite places to paint. This is one of a series of paintings I have done of the island.
Credit: Kevin Paton
Facebook: Kev Paton

Bridgeport Watercolor Group
2024-04-08
Title or Location: Lessons From. Panda
I?m still trying to learn how to make white look white without using white!! Make sense?
Credit: Adrienne Reedy
Liverpool Watercolour Group
2024-04-08
Title or Location: Northern Lights
This was painted for my granddaughters, who went to Finland last December. The photo I used is one taken by my daughter in law. I loved the way the lights created a green swirl in the sky, framed by the ink black trees and white snow.
Credit: Richard Oldfield
Facebook: Richard Oldfield
Instagram: Richardmo55
Akron Watercolor Group
2024-04-08
Title or Location: Flowers from a friend

Credit: Michelle Steffen

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