This course will introduce the student to a variety of watercolour techniques using flowers, fruit and vegetables for the subject matter. Through demonstrations and discussions, learn the wonderful versatility of watercolour while exploring the natural world. This class is designed for both beginners and those wishing to improve their skills.
Cathy Ross was born and raised in Saint John, New Brunswick, in a home where art and creativity were at the very heart of family life. She studied art at Mount Allison University and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. After graduating in 1982, and having been awarded an Elizabeth T. Greenshields spent the next 10 years as a printmaker in studios in Calgary, AB; Providence, Rhode Island; and Halifax, NS. During this time, she felt drawn to the still life genre and the medium of watercolour, allowing her to explore the complexities of colour and pattern that so intrigued her.