Biweekly Art Workshop for Kids and Teens - Series 1

Class Description

The Watercolor Workshop is a class designed for beginners as well as intermediate artists (6 to 14 years old) wishing to explore and improve their watercolor painting techniques. It starts with the basics and gradually enables the artists to work on more complex methods and concepts. Students in this class, besides learning various watercolor techniques, become acquainted with Islamic cultures, motifs and ornamentations in diverse artworks throughout the Muslim world. Participants will explore a variety of concepts, subjects, application techniques, and forms of watercolor during the course.  

Dates and Time


  • October 19, and 26, 2019

  • November 9, and 23, 2019

  • December 14, 2019

Time: 4-5 PM

Location: ICCNC

Fee: $100 

For Students 6 to 14 years old

Class Content

The class begins with an exposure to materials and tools used in watercolor painting such as brushes, surfaces, and different watercolor paints. Various application techniques, including wet on dry, wet on wet, dry on wet, using salt, painting with a sponge, and more will be explored. 

Basic Supplies Needed

Watercolor paints, pencils, papers, and brushes

Instructor Biography

Farzaneh Farid Moayer studied sociology and fine arts at the University of Tehran and the University of Kansas. She has taught arts and crafts to various age groups (pre-K12 to Adults) in public and private schools, summer camps, private classes, teacher training seminars, and nonprofit organizations for over 28 years. Through innovative art projects she teaches her students how to develop a fresh creative perspective about art. Farzaneh’s focus in her art is on nature, the environment, Islamic cultures, and social issues. She has had several individual and group art exhibits in Iran and the United States.