Spring 2024 Watercolor Classes with Mary Horrigan

Spring Watercolor classes with Mary Horrigan will be available at the Marlborough Arts Center in March. There will be two separate course offerings. Please read below for more details!

Watercolor: The Basics

Offered on the following Tuesdays: March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23 from 10 a.m. – noon

Fee: $120

These lessons are designed for “Basic Beginners”. This class starts with the very basics: brush handling, laying a wash, making simple shapes, controlling values, and mixing colors. Subject matter will include still life objects and landscape elements.

Watercolor: Beyond the Basics

Offered on the following Thursdays: March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25 from 10 a.m. – noon

Fee: $120

Thursdays’ lessons are designed for students with some fundamental experience in watercolor. This class assumes knowledge of the basics, such as laying a wash, controlling values, brush handling, and mixing colors. We will concentrate on composition, color theory, working photos and still life setups.

Material Lists

Lists will be sent once the class is confirmed with enough students registered.


Hard copy registration forms can be downloaded and printed here, and a check can be mailed to the Marlborough Arts Center at 231 North Main Street, Marlborough, CT 06447.

Mary Horrigan has taught watercolor classes for Manchester Community College, Middletown Adult Education, the Glastonbury Art Guild, the Guilford Art Center, and for the Marlborough Arts Center. Her paintings have been exhibited in Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, and have won several awards.

For questions or further information, please contact Mary Horrigan at mehorrigan@comcast.net or leave a voicemail at the Arts Center: (860) 467-6353.

Photos from our 2024 Beginner Watercolor Class

Photos from our 2024 Advanced Watercolor Class