NWWS Signature Exhibition

“Oysterville #5” will be on display at the Northwest Watercolor Society Signature Exhibition from June 11th until October 6th, 2019 at the Washington State Convention Center.


Eric’s Online Video

Now you can conveniently watch Eric´s successful “Painting loosely from Photographs” series by renting the videos online.

“Eric, thank you for teaching me the skills that got my creative juices flowing. Skills that inspired me to think, explore and express myself fearlessly. I look forward to participating in another incredible workshop in the near future.”  –Rosa, WA

Workshop News

Hometown Workshop

Eric´s second Hometown Workshop for this year is coming up in July and there are still a couple open spots available.
This is the only Plein Air workshop Eric teaches on the beautiful Long Beach Peninsula in Washinton State. The five- day workshop starts on Monday, July 8th and runs until Friday, July 12th. Eric will start out with a first introduction to his loose and bold painting style. You will meet up at different locations on the peninsula each day that Eric specifically chose for great watercolor paintings opportunities. He will work with you to find ways to improve on your painting technique, he will give several demonstrations and share interesting painting experineces he has had over the years.


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Watercolor Class


July 2, 23, 30
August 13, 27
Sept 3
Ocean Park, WA

Join Eric for a fun watercolor class over several weeks. Eric will share the techniques and principles he uses to create stunning paintings, in demonstrations and hands- on lessons.

Watercolor is the primary focus with other mediums accepted.


Artist Specials in June

Watercolor Book Free & Easy

Eric Wiegardts confident style makes the most of watercolors‘ wonderfully unpredictable nature and brilliant colors, while stimulating the viewers imagination with the power of suggestion. Here he teaches you his secrets: techniques that will free you to glory in rich color, intriguing edges and dynamic large shapes!

Small Lead Holder Combo

Perfect for fine- tuning your sketches.
Includes 2mm Leads.

Landscape Theory DVD

In this DVD Eric conveys his practical and effective methods for students to make landscape theory and application a regular, natural part of their painting process. Eric reviews how light affects the values of the planes of a landscape, the sky, ground, middle and far distances and how water is perceived.

About Eric

Eric Wiegardt, AWS DF, NWS has left an indelible mark on both the American and International art scene with his loose and bold watercolor painting style. He is one of the few in the world to be awarded both the GOLD MEDAL and DOLPHIN FELLOW from the oldest and most prestigious watercolor society, AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, NEW YORK.

Eric teaches workshops in watercolor painting across the country, invites you to his hometown for workshops and even organizes plein air workshops at tropical and European destinations, such as Maui (Hawaii), Venice (Italy), Barcelona (Spain) and more.