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    $15 unlimited views.


    Color Theory in 2 parts !

    Part 1 covers color theory for all artists

    Part 2 goes in depth into understanding your watercolor pigments.


    $15 for both videos (approx 1.45 hours watch time total).


    Message me for the YouTube links.


    *free to those who took the live workshop.

    Available now on Video!

    $15 unlimited views.


    A fun follow up to Color Theory! Spend 2.5 hours playing with color in this workshop for ALL LEVELS - as we experiment with our pigments in our favorite medium, watercolor.


    Message me for the YouTube link.  

    *free to those who took the live workshop.


    Affordable instruction for beginners and intermediate learners. First 20 minutes is free! Please message me for more info or to schedule.

    Gift Cards available - lessons make a wonderful present!

    Watercolor Happy Hour Fridays

    From 4-5 PM PST.

    Join me on Zoom and paint with me! Each week, we paint a different subject. Painting is unguided and a casual fun atmosphere is certain to set you on the right start to a fantastic weekend! BYOB. Free and open to all ages (materials donations are appreciated!)

    Email me for the weekly link & subject or follow me on Instagram - I post the details each Thursday.

    New course! New time!

    Tuesdays from 12-2pm. There will be more of an emphasis on various artistic concepts such as composition, value and color; how to approach a subject; and exercises to master different watercolor techniques. Classes start April 5th.

    Registration opens Monday, March 7th @9am.


    Update: online registration is full.

    Please message me if you were shut out.

    New workshop! Learn how to add abstracted figural representations into your landscapes and urban scenes. This is a fun, live Zoom workshop that will also be recorded for free replay to registrants. Email me to reserve your spot!


    This is a skinny version of the 3-hour workshop, and it will focus on water control, making the right pigment consistency and beginner do's and don'ts. This is a fun, live Zoom workshop that will also be recorded for free replay to registrants. Email me to reserve your spot!


    This fun workshop is sponsored by the Alpert JCC in Long Beach. Join me in person to paint a lifelike watercolor portrait of your furry (or feathered) friend! Register through the JCC website, please.




    Summer Watercolor Series at the Alpert JCC

    All levels welcome. Each students will learn to create a beautiful water color painting from start to finish. Themes will include sea life, the ocean and other summer favorites.
    All materials are provided.

    Class size is limited; so that everyone gets plenty of good feedback and personalized help.

    Thurs | August 4, 11,18, 25 | 6-8pm

    $65 per Class | $55 For AJCC Members
    $230 For All 4 Sessions | $190 For AJCC Members


    Please register through the JCC website:







    Eat Paint Live

    Art Retreats


    Small Group Art Retreats for Creatives


    On-location sketching and watercolor painting retreats for artists of all levels.

    Join Charles Leon and myself as we host retreats for intimate groups of 9 artists, in gorgeous and inspiring locations. We’ll sketch, paint and eat and drink our way through different locales, in stunning locations with beautiful light and vibes for inspiring creativity . Build skill quickly in this retreat, while communing with nature and other like-minded artists.


    2022 registration is open!

    Catalina Island -CLOSED

    Cotswolds, England - June 20-24, 2022 - CLOSES MAY 8th

    Ojai, California - September 2022


    Visit @eatpaintlive or www.eatpaintlive.com to learn more and to reserve a spot now.










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    Anne Kupillas, Watercolor Artist and Instructor

    Anne Kupillas is a Long Beach, California-based artist, working primarily in watercolor.


    Born in 1968 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Anne's love of art began as a child growing up on Long Island, New York, in a family of artists and musicians who encouraged her creativity.


    Her artwork is informed by freedom and movement, love of color, nature and the human form.


    Anne's works have been showcased in several group and solo exhibitions in Florida, New York and Long Beach, California.


    Anne is a graduate of SUNY Albany with a Bachelor of Arts, and has studied fine art and art history in New York, Washington DC, Northampton, England and California. Anne enjoys traveling and plein air painting, as well as studio work. She is a member of the Arts Council of Long Beach, SoCal PAPA, and a founder and leader of Eat Paint Live art retreats. You can find her at many events in and around town. Anne's belief in "affordable art" is evident in her prints and her custom work, which are favorites with locals, visitors and collectors alike.

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