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Gentle Geometrics: Sophie Taeuber-Arp with Claire Wilson

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Friday, July 8, 2:00pm - 3:30pm PST

Geometric watercolour studies have been an integral part of many historical artists practice. They are a great way to explore colour and composition. Inspired by my recent visit to see the Sophie Tauber-Arp exhibition at the Moma we’ll be creating small geometrical studies and experimenting with glazes and layering.
In this session we’ll learn about creating organic compositions using geometric elements, and how to create harmonious colour studies whilst exploring the magical transparent properties of watercolour as a medium.

Join zoom 15 minutes early (1:45pm) for an informal meet and greet with the instructor and other class participants! Session instructions will begin promptly at 2:05pm PST so that everyone has plenty of time to join!


  • Watercolour paints - some warms, cools, neutral like a grey or ochre, and maybe a neon if you have one!

  • Mixing Palette

  • Round Brushes - medium & small

  • 2 x Cups of Water

  • Paper Towel

  • 6 x 9 or 5 x 7 Sheets Watercolor paper - I’ll be using my fave 140lb Arches cold press watercolour paper but any 140lb/300gms watercolour paper will work

  • Spare sheet of paper to swatch colours

  • Artists or washi tape to tape your paper down


Claire Wilson is a fine artist, creative educator, and textile designer living in Brooklyn, NY. Through her work she explores the beauty of the female form, interior spaces & fashion while considering the use of colour, shape and textures. Having spent her career creating fabric designs in the fashion industry, colour palettes are the foundation of her practice.

See more of Claire’s work at and Instagram: @smudge_studiobk


All workshops are recorded and the replay will be automatically available the day after class to everyone who paid for a spot! The link to the recording will expire 30 days after the date of the session.

*Each class is currently capped at 40 people, but we will be offering 5 free spots per class to people with financial need. Email if you would like to request a spot. Free spots are first come, first serve.

**If you’d like to cancel, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can open up the spot! We are only able to refund if we’re notified at least 48 hours prior to the session.

***Links to sessions will be sent via email 24 hours and 15 minutes prior to the session; please check out using the email to which you’d like the link sent. If you have not received the link within 24 hours prior to the session, please check your spam folder first and email