Upcoming Events


Take a look and register for one of our upcoming events and workshops:

Upcoming Classes

Classes at the Surgeon Bay Yacht Club
Time: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Cost: $40 (which includes a soup and salad bar lunch)

These watercolor classes are open to all levels.  The view at the restaurant is spectacular…we are right on the water in Sturgeon Bay. You need to contact me to sign up for a class. Email works best (KariLeeAnderson@hotmail.com). If you want to bring along a special child… perhaps a grandchild… you may. I would charge an extra $20 for the child, and that will include lunch for the child.

Classes are fun and productive.  Easy paced follow-the-leader, step-by-step instructions.  Lots of one on one assistance.

  • January 17
  • January 24
  • January 31
  • February 7
  • February 14
  • February 28

For the above classes, RSVP to KariLeeAnderson@hotmail.com.

I plan to paint wintertime subject matter..winter landscapes, snow, frost, birch trees, red barns in snow, woodsie subjects.

A few other things…

Check out my tiny little gallery in Sturgeon Bay at DOOR COUNTY TRADERS ON THIRD AVENUE.  My space is upstairs.  Antiques, collectibles, note cards, paintings and lots of silly stuff.

Also, if any of you would like me to do some matting or matting and framing for you…I like to do that.  My prices are super reasonable.  I have a large supply of matting, frames and glass.

Art Supplies for Kari Anderson Watercolor Workshop

A few sheets of D’Arches 140# cold press watercolor paper

A spray mist bottle, salt, soft pencils, soft erasers, an old toothbrush, masking tape, drawing board or 2, big towel, paper towel, Kleenex, Pebeo masking fluid, Pearl-Ex pigment –Sparkle Gold color

Brushes ~ I use synthetic brushes…. a 1 inch flat, a #8 round, and a #6 rigger or liner.
Plus… whatever other brushes that you are comfortable with…

I recommend tube watercolors. I use mostly Winsor/Newton paints. I like Lucas and Holbein paints as well.

If you are brand new at this, perhaps you should start with Grumbacher Cotman grade paints. That will save you some money. The colors are a bit weaker, and less permanent.

Some of my favorite colors are:
Quinachrodone Gold, Hookers Green, Cerulean Blue, Scarlet Lake, French Ultramarine Blue, Winsor Violet, Naples Yellow.
You don’t need to have every color in the rainbow. Never buy black or white watercolor.

A palette with a lid is very useful. I like the Robert E Wood palette. It has 6 mixing areas and lots of deep paint wells. Remember that watercolor paint can be re-wet every time it dries out in the palette.