Color In Watercolor

Three Day Workshop  – Fee $295

Strengthen Your Paintings With A New Language of Color

This workshop is for anyone who wants to manage the expressive power of color. The visual effect of color is powerful. Yet, the study of color is complex. In this workshop we’ll break it down into simple concepts that are easy to understand and apply. 

What you’ll learn in this workshop:

In this workshop you’ll learn about the three characteristics of color and how they can be applied and managed to enhance the mood, light, space and sense of time and place. 

Over the three days, you’ll learn more about value, intensity and temperature and how each can be applied for effect in your paintings. We’ll simplify the complex topics, provide lots of learning exercises, and provide you with some simple rules to guide your use and manipulation of value, intensity and temperature. 

At the end of the workshop you’ll be equipped with a good foundation of a complex subject and the ability to add new power in your paintings.

Click here to download a class flyer with registration form.

Suggested Materials: I recommend a basic set of watercolor materials for this class. Download from my website using the link below.

Click here to download a comprehensive list of basic watercolor materials and supplies

What other students say

I have learned more in this two-day workshop, than in all other watercolor classes I’ve taken” - Rita S. , MA

" Thought there was a perfect balance between theory & practice.  The points you wanted to stress were given clearly & concisely.  You are so passionate about your work.  I have come home energized & enthusiastic - which is exactly what I wanted from the workshop.  " - S. H., Saline, MI

"I've taken several watercolor workshops, some taught by prominent and well known artists. Tony's workshop was by far the best in its quality, approach, and teaching style. The small class format facilitated learning." - J. C., Setauket, NY

" Tony is a wonderful, knowledgeable teacher who shares with warmth and humor" - J. M, Astoria, NY

" Overall, the three days were amazing. I find myself looking at everything in terms of value. " - A. C., Bloomfield, NJ

"...but, Tony Conner has thought of it all, organized it perfectly, and made it fun and inspiring." - G. B., New York, NY

Cancellation Policy: If you find that you are unable to attend the workshop and notify me at least 30 days in advance, the workshop fee will be refunded less a $35 cancellation fee. Alternatively, you may apply the full fee to a future class or workshop. Refunds cannot be given for cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the beginning of the workshop. However, another party may attend in your place. All refund requests must be made in writing to Tony Conner at




The North Bennington workshops are held at  Taraden, 183 Park Street, North Bennington, Vermont

The Cranford workshops are held at  The Artist Framer, 17 North Ave E, Cranford, New Jersey.

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About the Instructor

Tony Conner is an accomplished watercolorist and and experienced instructor. His  energetic approach to teaching and enthusiasm for the watercolor medium are combined to create classes that are both fun and informative.  He excels at providing information and insights to individual students – meeting them where they are and helping them get to where they want to go.

Professional Memberships

  • Signature Member - New England Watercolor Society
  • Signature Member - Vermont Watercolor Societies
  • Artist Member - Salmagundi Club
  • Artist Member - North Shore Arts Association

Tony works from his studio in Bennington, Vermont.