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Upcoming Classes

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During this three class workshop we will be exploring the “Line and Wash” technique. As the name implies, it is a combination of drawing (pencil/ink/marker) and watercolor washes. Usually considered a sketching technique, Line and Wash is also a wonderful introduction to pure watercolor painting. Historically, artists have used Line and Wash as an expressive and immediate way to record their surroundings and to compose and plan future paintings.


Each day there will be a talk/demonstration at the beginning. Topics will cover materials, drawing, perspective, tonal value, composition, techniques, and color.

Students will then choose to work in the classroom from photographic references, on the grounds of the BK House, or a combination of both.

This workshop is open to all skill levels. Whether you want to get started in watercolor, practice drawing, learn new techniques, or practice urban sketching this workshop is for you!


All students will receive personal instruction. Classes will be conducted in a friendly and positive environment.

Students are encouraged to participate in the complete series to gain a full hands-on experience; however, individual classes can be attended as well. Class sizes are small and take place from 10:30am to 1:30pm (3 hours) on:

Saturday, July 24

Saturday, August 7

Saturday, August 21

The registration fee does not include materials. Students will receive a supply list after registering with items necessary for the course. These supplies will last for all class sessions.​​ Since each class session for this series is longer than our typical time frame (3 hours instead of 2 hours), the price of the series reflects this change.

About the Instructor:

Diego Larguia is an established New Orleans artist and educator. He’s a multifaceted artist, proficient in drawing, oil, acrylic and watercolor. He’s had numerous solo exhibitions and has been an active participant in the New Orleans art scene for the last 20+years.

Mr. Larguia trained at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts and has been a teaching at this institution for the last 15 years.

You can see a sample of Mr. Larguia's work here or visit his website at

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