• Joyce Eesley
    Joyce Eesley
    Professional Watercolor Artist and Instructor

    Born in Michigan and educated at Northern Michigan University, Joyce Eesley, a Milwaukee-based artist, holds a BA in Art Education from Alverno College. Following a fulfilling career in local education, she transitioned to full-time artistry. As a signature member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society and Treasurer of the Wisconsin Watercolor Society, Joyce boasts memberships in prestigious artistic organizations, including the Transparent Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society, and National Watercolor Society. With a lifetime membership in the Transparent Watercolor Society, her work has earned accolades in national and international exhibitions. Notable collections featuring Joyce’s art include the Springfield Art Museum (Springfield, MO) and West Bend Insurance Company, in addition to various private collections across the United States. Specializing in watercolor, Joyce embraces the medium’s challenges, showcasing captivating still lifes that incorporate thrift store finds, fruits, vegetables, and flowers, often highlighting intricate details on metal vessels and cut glass vases.

Watercolor Excitement 4 with Joyce Eesley

Nov 08 - 10 2024
All Day

Joyce returns to Cedar Valley to teach watercolor painting through demonstrations and ample painting time. This popular class will teach you how to layer your washes until you have the right value creating contrast. Students come away understanding the essentials of value, color theory, and composition. Classes are small and relaxed. If this is your first time in Joyce’s class, please let her know at joyceeesley@gmail.com


$155 commuter, $425 overnight
  • Supplies

    A supply list will be provided to you prior to class

  • Experience

    Previous watercolor experience is helpful but not required.

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Cedar Valley
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090