Plein Air Color and Light: Watercolor

October 20, 2014 to October 25, 2014

As autumn's brilliant colors replace the late summer tones the pace in Yosemite Valley slows and contemplation replaces the summer’s bustle. Explore the shapes and hues of the spectacular Valley under the guidance of our celebrated artist, John Hewitt, who gladly shares his knowledge of watercolor to help you capture the splendor of the season. All skill levels are invited to come learn techniques for creating a successful watercolor, and to join the fun!

Learn to create images that express your personal experience and feelings about a special place. You experience the best of Yosemite when you paint it!

John Hewitt, Artist Guide

John Hewitt

John Hewitt was born into a hundred year family tradition of artists, and has studied with master watercolorists for more than 10 years. John is instructor of Art at the Albion Summer School of Art through Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA. John has exhibited in over 100 juried national shows in past 20 years with over 30 awards. His accolades include signature membership in Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Watercolor West, Texas Watercolor Society, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Kentucky Watercolor Society and others. To obtain signature status one must be accepted into three years of juried competitions. John began teaching over 20 years ago by invitation of the College of the Redwoods in Fortuna, CA and continues now with several workshops yearly in Italy and the US.