Adult Programs

Holiday Note Cards in Watercolor (online)

Make a set of personalized note cards using watercolor from the comfort of your home.

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Make a set of personalized note cards using watercolor from the comfort of your home. Even beginners will be able to create beautiful cards in this hands-on workshop that can be used for thank you notes or holiday greetings. Pour a glass of wine, and then follow along as you create elegant, simple designs under your instructor’s encouraging guidance. 

Use watercolor supplies you already have at home–any watercolor paints and brush sizes will do. Or, buy a simple kit such as  this one, which has all you need and more. 

  • You’ll need to gather some supplies before class. Make sure you have: 
    • A few watercolor paints (a red, a yellow, and a blue would be ideal, but we’ll work with whatever you have)
    • A set of 10 watercolor notecards (like these
    • At least one round watercolor brush (size 4, 6, or 8 )
    • A water cup
    • Paper towels
    • Masking tape or painter’s tape
    • A sturdy piece of cardboard or board to tape your paper to
    • A pencil
    • If you don’t have any watercolor supplies, you can purchase everything you need for about $20. Pick up a beginner’s kit, such as the Faber-Castell Watercolor Art for Beginners Kit, which includes paint, a brush, and paper. You can affix the included paper to blank, heavyweight notecards, like these). 
  • Questions about supplies? Email your instructor, Carrie, at humla@cscarlson.com
  • This program will take place using Zoom video conferencing. A link will be provided to all registrants by email. Registrants should click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time. 
  • New to Zoom? Watch this short video to learn how to join a webinar.
  • Please add education@mortonarb.org to your address book. You will receive an email from this address with the link to join class.
  • Registration closes five hours before class begins. Participants will need access to the internet via a computer or mobile device. 
  • Registration closes five hours before class begins.  
  • Limit 35

Carrie Carlson, artist and teacher

Carrie Carlson earned an MFA in Scientific Illustration at the University of Michigan and an MA in Printmaking from Governors State University. She is a full-time high school art teacher. In her free time, she loves to fill up travel sketchbooks and grow a rowdy garden.

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