Exploring Watercolor is designed to help students of all levels learn the basics of watercolor
Gibson House B&B Workshops
The Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival brings together the best
Learning to paint is a lifelong process, not a goal. Unrealistic expectations almost always lead to disappointment. Be prepared for gradual progress and let things proceed at their own comfortable speed.
I ask my students to focus their attention on why they are painting as much as what they are painting. Painting without passion or motivation is an empty exercise.
I teach ongoing classes at The Smithsonian Institution.
Read a review of my Smithsonian Watercolor Class.
Please contact the Smithsonian Institution for a schedule.
Available for Private Workshops
I am available to teach private workshops to be held at your location. Please contact me for more information on organizing a workshop for your group. You can call me at my studio (301) 588-9296 or e-mail.
David Daniels is the watercolor instructor for the Smithsonian Institution of Washington, DC, an instructor at Montgomery College in Maryland, and teaches workshops throughout the world. He is on the faculty of the Amalfi Coast Music & Arts Festival in Italy. Davids former training as a botanist and biologist are always evident in his work and he enjoys showing the beauty of nature in new and refreshing ways. He firmly believes that here is no trite subject matter, only trite painting.