Fisher to be host of beginning watercolor workshop at Hannibal Arts Council

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Brenda Beck Fisher, local artist and Hannibal Arts Council program coordinator, has scheduled a beginning watercolor workshop session at the Hannibal Arts Council on Dec. 11. The workshop is for those with no experience with the medium and those who wish a refresher workshop. After covering foundational basics, students will create a simple "Waterway at Dusk" landscape through step-by-step instruction. | Photos courtesy of Hannibal Arts Council

HANNIBAL, Mo. – Brenda Beck Fisher will be the host of a beginning watercolor workshop session from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 11 the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main. 

The workshop is designed for the beginner or for those who are familiar with the watercolor medium but are somewhat frustrated. Fisher will cover the basics of watercolor, as well as the characteristics of watercolor, unique watercolor techniques and tips on how to control the medium. Understanding how water behaves and affects the painting experience will be covered. Students will be led through basic exercises to put this knowledge into practice. 

After covering foundational basics, students will create a simple “Waterway at Dusk” landscape through step-by-step instruction with the goal of learning to take control of the watercolor medium and keeping the washes clean and vibrant. Whether you have dabbled in watercolor and feel you need a refresher, or are a true beginner to watercolor, this workshop will allow you to become familiar and more comfortable with the medium. 

Class size is limited. Cost for the workshop is $60 if student brings their own supplies and $70 if supplies are needed. A list of supplies and more information about the workshop will be given at time of registration. To register for the workshop, contact Fisher at 573-629-7572 or

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