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Watercolor Open Studio

Fee: $10 per open studio date.No pre-registration required for regular open studio dates. Pay at time of class by exact cash or check.



Thursdays, Sept 1-December, 10am-12pm

Sandra Principe to do a lesson the first Thursday of the month (see info below).

Held in Galena ARC Art Studio

Level: All levels are welcome—Beginner to Advanced!


This is a self-guided open studio where artists of all abilities are welcome to come and share ideas, techniques, ask questions and just enjoy painting in the company of other artists.You can work at your own pace and gain knowledge from other's experiences and success. Must bring your own supplies (paper, paint, brushes).


Watercolor Painting With

Sandra Principe!

THURSDAYS instead of Open Studio

$20 per person on these dates

Must register for these classes
Scroll to bottom for registration info

Dec 1= Winter Forest, learn how to paint light sources, shadows, and depth in your paintings.

Must bring own supplies: Watercolor paper, watercolor paint and selection of different brushes


​Paint along with Sandra Principe. Sandra’s painting demonstration will be projected onto a large screen so everyone can clearly see to paint along. You will have your own 6ft table to paint at. Class limited to 10 students.


This class is designed for anyone interested in painting watercolors. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate watercolorist you are welcome to join this class. The goal is for every participant to come away from this class knowing more about watercolors while having an enjoyable 

painting experience. Masks are required.




You can register online (links below).

Note: Stride Events will add a processing fee.



Complete these 3 steps:

1. For immediate class registration please email:

You will be placed on the class list in order of email received. Your place will be held for 4 days awaiting payment. 

2. Download and Print the Registration Form

3. Drop off or mail:

Galena ARC
11084 W US HWY 20
Galena, IL 61036