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"Mix it Up!"
Come join Judy as she demonstrates  how to create beautiful textures  and interesting visual effects by adding mixed media to watercolor paintings.  Create paintings by using charcoal, wax, masking tape and other mixed mediums.  All techniques will be demonstrated with an emphasis on integration of techniques.   Student should be confident in basic watercolor techniques and is seeking new skills.


Judy Thompson is a national award-winning artist whose artwork has found both a national and international audience. She finds much of her inspiration from the vast prairies and wilderness areas of America’s heartland. Her vibrant watercolor paintings have toured throughout the Midwest and have been described as “beautiful images which capture a sense of place.” Her work can be found in both private and public collections including Avera, Sanford Health, the U.S. Department of Interior, and the State of South Dakota.

Judy has been selected as artist-in-residence with the National Parks Service at the Homestead National Monument in Nebraska and Badlands National Park in South Dakota. Her Homestead Series, created during her Nebraska residency, has been exhibited throughout the Midwest to celebrate the history of the homesteaders. Commissioned by the South Dakota State Historical Society Press, Judy created the cover art for The Pioneer Girl Project, including Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder. She is a signature artist with the Iowa Watercolor Society and both a teaching artist and touring artist with the South Dakota Arts Council.

Member Price $125.00    Registration for members  opens December 1, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Fee will be discounted to members to $100 if paid in full when registering December 1-December 31.  After January 1st fee will increase to $125.
Fee will be paid on PayPal
Non-Member $175.00      Registration for non members opens January 1, 2019
Class will be limited to 20 students