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Fri, Feb 07


Crooked Creek Park

"Creative Watermedia Techniques" with Billie Shelburn

Workshop: "Creative Watermedia Techniques" with Billie Shelburn

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"Creative Watermedia Techniques" with Billie Shelburn
"Creative Watermedia Techniques" with Billie Shelburn

Time & Location

Feb 07, 2020, 9:00 AM – Feb 08, 2020, 4:00 PM

Crooked Creek Park, 1098 Old Lexington Hwy, Chapin, SC 29036, USA

About the event

Please direct any questions to our workshop coordinator, Kate Heald, at or 803-920-7731.

Workshop Description (from the instructor)

Join me for an adventure in painting, you will be learning and using creative techniques in watercolor and mixed media including some acrylics and inks. Collage techniques will be explored also. Basic composition is the secret to achieving success in your paintings, drawings or mixed media endeavors. Special emphasis will be placed on basic composition using the elements and principles of design. No matter what your style of painting is, this class will make composition easy to understand, and you will be able to approach your work with confidence.

A note about other mediums: this class will be taught with watercolor techniques. Most techniques will apply to acrylics, but please assume your own responsibility for translation to any medium other than watercolor. The assistant for the class will have some experience in acrylics.

About the Instructor

Billie Shelburn has studied painting with a number of prominent watercolorists. She has served on the boards of several art organizations and is a member of the National Organization for Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. Her work is represented in numerous galleries and exhibitions and was featured in the Summer 2010 issue of American Style. She is currently the artist-in-residence at John C. Campbell Folk School for Painting, Drawing, and Mixed Media. Billie has taught art classes to both children and adults, and she has also taught creative writing in public and private schools. She enjoys incorporating humor and life situations as a creative outlet, along with therapy-related exercises for artists. 

Workshop Supply List

All materials will be provided for a finished painting a day by the instructor for the fee of $35 per student, including a folder with handout information to take with you. If you wish to bring your own watercolors and brushes, of course you may do so. Please note: This instructor is buying supplies at a low price, and is typically generous in what she provides.


Registration is open to CCAL members only until January 9 for $125 ($50 minimum deposit required).

Registration is open to all artists beginning January 10. Non-members pay $155 ($50 minimum deposit required).

Materials Fee of $35 will be payable to the instructor the first day of the workshop.


  • CCAL Member: Full Payment -BSh

    Lunch Included

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  • CCAL Member: Deposit -BSh

    Lunch included. NOTE: The remaining balance of $65 is due on or before the first day of the workshop.

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  • CCAL Members: Balance Due -BSh

    This 'ticket' allows registrants who have ALREADY paid their initial deposit of $50 to pay the balance remaining for this workshop.

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