Wendy Soneson, "Orchids" (detail), 2017

Lowell Lecture

Artist Demonstration: The Art of Watercolor Painting

Date & Time

June 11, 2017 at noon - 3 p.m.


Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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Wendy Soneson is a San Francisco Bay Area watercolorist, teaching and showing her work there for the past year. She taught watercolor for thirty-four years in the Boston area, and now specializes in outdoor painting sessions of great vistas such as the Golden Gate Bridge. She studied Art in Human Development at Lesley College and publishes several blogs about watercolor.

Presenting Organization

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The Arts

Join Wendy Soneson for a watercolor demonstration of techniques developed by the most renowned watercolorists in history. Learn how to create thousands of colors from six primary paints, how to preserve whites, and use the various techniques of wet versus dry paper and paint. Explore the special luminosity only possible with this elusive medium. Visitors are invited to try some of the techniques and create their own small watercolor painting.