Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
Time: 2:00-3:30PM Pacific Time/5:00-6:30 PM Eastern Time/10:00-11:30 PM London Time
Medium: Water media
Join award-winning watercolor artist Barbara Kidd to discover techniques for painting pet portraits in water media. Barbara will share processes for creating a portrait of your favorite furry friend, from sketch to finished product, and will share tips for expressing energy and expressiveness in your work.
Barbara Kidd is an artist and teacher whose primary medium is watercolor. Born in San Francisco and raised outside of Portland, Oregon, Barbara moved to Salt Lake City nearly 30 years ago. In between these moves, she has lived and worked in Asia and Europe. She attended Lewis and Clark College and received a B.A. in education and a M.A. in Psychology. Barbara has attended numerous art workshops taught by nationally acclaimed artists including Thomas Schaller, Ted Nuttall, Roland Lee, and Jean Haines, to name a few.
As an artist, Barbara strives to capture the essence of a scene by simplifying the subject matter while preserving strong values and vibrant colors. When she is not painting, she enjoys teaching others and working with the art community in SLC. She has taught adults and kids the joy of painting at both the Visual Art Institute and the McGillis School for over 20 years. She is a Signature Member of the Utah Watercolor Society, member of Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, and has participated in numerous local and regional art exhibitions. barbarakiddart.com.