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, Yosemite Conservancy Artist Instructor

John Hewitt

John Hewitt was born into a 100-year family tradition of artists and has studied with master watercolorists. He is an instructor at the Albion Summer School of Art through Pacific Union College. John has exhibited in more than 100 juried national shows with more than 30 awards. He is a signature member in Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Watercolor West, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society and others. He holds workshops in Italy and the United States.