The Demi Palette and Pocket Palette with some color studies.

Upcoming workshop

Watercolor Essentials

Join me for an hour of watercolor exploration, with a focus on foundation techniques.

Online Workshop with Maria Coryell-Martin August 11th, 12th, or 13th.

Tools for Observation

Series of five videos

Follow along with Maria as she shares tips on supplies, contour and gesture sketching, and inspiration on composition. Watch Part 1: Supplies now, and we’ll send you the whole Tools for Observation series when you subscribe to our newsletter.

Live Demos

Join Maria live on Instagram for a series of live demos, as she talks with artists about their favorite tools, tricks, and techniques.

We’ll be archiving past demos here and on YouTube.

Watercolor still life paintings of fruit by Samantha Dion Baker.

Live Demo Series

Join Maria as she paints with other artists, every Friday for a new live demo series.

Future workshops

Maria Coryell-Martin painting in the Cascades.

Adventure Sketching

Dates TBA

Explore techniques for creating colorful and expressive sketches with ink and watercolor.

Working on a large, studio watercolor.

Atmospheric Landscapes

Dates TBA

Creating atmospheric landscapes with a limited palette.

"Overland" watercolor painting by Maria Coryell-Martin

Cloudscapes

Dates TBA

Painting expressive skies in watercolor.

"Fall Aspen" watercolor painting by Maria Coryell-Martin

Glazing & Masking

Dates TBA

Layer color and create texture in watercolor while using masking to maintain bright edges.