Betty Carr received her MFA from San Jose State University and has taught painting for many years. She is the author of the acclaimed instructional book, "Seeing the Light; An Artist's Guide," and her work is featured in numerous books including; "Creative Composition & Design," "The Painter's Workshop," "Splash 5," "Painter's Quick Reference; Flowers, Landscapes, and Flower Pocket Pal." Carr is a Signature Member of the Knickerbocker Society of Artists and Arizona Plein Air Painters.

The Workshop will be Classroom Style for 3 days, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 14, 15 & 16, 2017 in Morro Bay, CA. The cost of this Workshop will be $250 for CCWS Members and $285 for non-members. It will be held at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 545 Shasta Street, Morro Bay, CA.  For more information contact Jerry Smith at

Your space for the "Effects of Light on Form" workshop can be reserved by mailing your deposit check of $100.00 to CCWS, PO Box 2418, Nipomo, CA along with the registration form that can be downloaded by clicking on the button below.

Howard Carr studied at Chouinard Art Institute and received his MFA from California College of Arts and Crafts. He is a Knickerbocker signature artist, cover artist with feature article in SOUTHWEST ART, cover artist for VITALITY MAGAZINE, (5 times) & has had feature articles in ART OF THE WEST magazine.

The team of Betty and Howard Carr have been teaching watercolor students in the US, France and England for over 30 years about the effects of light on form in various conditions.  Color relationships, values, edges and temperatures of light and shadow will be discussed. Massing and organizing darks and lights, understanding atmospheric and linear perspective and using a value sketch will also be covered. Students will receive individual instruction handling challenging aspects of the watercolor medium along with daily critique sessions. How to manipulate edges and control the fluidity of watercolor while incorporating the loose,  impressionistic approach will be demonstrated.

CCWS sponsors a Betty & Howard Carr "The Effects of Light on Form" a Classroom, Watercolor Workshop on September 14, 15 & 16, 2017 in Morro Bay, CA