Category Archives: Kara Bigda

Guided Watercolor Class

'Three Raspberries' watercolor by Kara K. Bigda

by Kara Bigda

This is a new class by instructor Kara K. Bigda – paint your own subject from a photo!

You’ll plan your own watercolor project from start to finish under Kara’s guidance. The class is designed for the student with some watercolor experience wishing to advance their skills toward a more independent level.

This is a five week course on every Tuesday from July 8 – August 5th.

Are you ready for the next level? If so, sign up soon as class is limited to 8 students!!


New Classes at

New classes have been listed on the website! We’ve heard over and over “Once you take a class you’ll be hooked”. Classes for all ages and at different times of the day. What’s the course you just need to take?

  • Children’s Book Illustration – Linda Graves
  • Painting Together – Fran Gianfriddo
  • Imaginative Drawing – Gary Lippincott
  • Water Color Basics – Kara Bigda
  • Painting Techniques – 2 Classes in 1! Oil Painting & Pastels – Jeff Kern
  • Visual Journals – Pat Bock
  • Illustration Techniques – Roc Goudreau
  • Expressive Drawing for Teens – Sandy Gianfriddo
  • Photography 101 –  Jack Cascio
  • Beginning Painting for Kids Phase 2 – Roc Goudreau
  • The Making of a Comic Book – Delia Jean Hickey
  • Handmade Books – Pat Bock

Register today to be sure you get the class you want! See you there.


February Classes Listed!

We’re happy to announce the February class schedule is now listed on our site. From some of your favorites to exciting new topics like Expressive Drawing for Teens to Using Adobe Lightroom and so many more! Check them out and sign up early! Let us know if there is a topic YOU are interested in that is not listed. See you soon!


Water Color Basics

Instructor: Kara K. Bigda 
Cost: $125
5 week course • Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Dates: 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15

Learn the basics of how to paint with watercolor in this five week course. Kara will guide you in producing the small 6″x 6″ watercolor painting, “Autumn Sunlight.” You will learn the basics of composition, color theory, shading, applying washes and lifting pigment. Work outside of class may be necessary to finish the painting in 5 weeks. No prior experience necessary. Materials are not included. See course listing for suggested materials list.