Private Lessons

I’m a lifelong painter with a fine arts degree, and I love helping people discover their artistic talent. I’ll teach you drawing or watercolor painting in the comfort of your home. Contact me for details and pricing.

Beginning Drawing (no experience necessary, for ages 8 and up)


In four 90-minute lessons, you’ll learn a variety of drawing techniques, sight measuring,

perspective, and using value to add dimension and form to your drawing. We

will be drawing objects from life, and learning the basics of still life composition.


Beginner Watercolor Painting (no experience necessary for ages 8 and up)


In four 90-minute lessons, you’ll learn the basics of how to handle the paint, and practice some core techniques, including flat and graded washes, wet-in-wet paint application, and dry brush glazing and layering of color.

Intermediate Watercolor Painting (some experience necessa

In six 90-minute lessons, we will combine some beginning drawing lessons while building on

watercolor basics, and concentrating on painting/drawing from life. The focus will be on sight

measuring and light and shadow, and introducing color composition.

© 2018 Karen Berstler. All images copyrighted and may not be used without permission


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