Online 2 day Workshop

2 day workshop starting at 9am California Time. Check World Clock to see this in your time zone. I am excited to share my workshop of Juicy Watercolors to you online and...

$350

Demonstration with CWA

I will livestream my style of energetic painting for the members of California Watercolor Association(CWA)  on Nov 18, 2020. The demonstration will be free but interactivity will be limited to...

Free

COMPOSE: A Masterclass

ZOOM workshop

So here it is - the inaugural masterclass - COMPOSE! I feel reasonably confident about teaching a masterclass wherein the participants and I both feel discomfort as we collectively push...

$700

Demo: Live on Youtube

Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 9AM PST (West Coast, USA) 12PM EST (East Coast, USA) 10:30PM IST (India) Details + Reference picture  

Watercolor Toolset: A workshop for beginners

ZOOM workshop

Perfect for new watercolor enthusiasts, beginners to intermediate. April 16 & 18, 2021 (a weekend workshop) - Reserve your spot here Paint ONLINE with international direct watercolor and urban-sketching instructor,...

$495

Drip: Extreme Wet on Wet Technique with Watercolour

Etchr

In this 3-hour online class hosted by Etchr, paint along with professional Watecolourist and Urban Sketcher Uma Kelkar as she shows you how to embrace and let go of the fear...

$80

Urban Sketching Master Class

Madeline Island 978 Middle Road, La Pointe, WI

This is the inaugural Urban Sketching Master Class. The week will provide a full immersion workshop experience, on the finest Island campus-known for its extraordinary light and color, with unlimited...

$1095

Juicy Watercolors 2021: An intermediate level class

S O L D    O U T J uicy Watercolors 2021 is a comprehensive workshop that strengthens the technical foundations of watercolorists interested in pursuing wet-in-wet style of painting. Perfect...

$375

What’s up with Trees?

ZOOM workshop

Online Workshop with Uma Kelkar | Saturday, December 4, 10am–12:15pm Pacific We often undervalue ubiquitous features like trees in our practice, but it's often these elements that hold our compositions together, make...

$50

Backlit flowers

Darkening by mixing thick pigments is making my nocturnes lose the luminance that watercolors have. Ultimately I am coming to the conclusion that using pigments that are inherently dull and...

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Goals for 2022

Some years, my goals repeat. I often repeat them because I have not figured out how to execute them. Follow-through is not hard for my personality type if a step-by-step...

[Basics] Perspective 1

Drawing buildings from atop is challenging for some. Here are some pointers that can get one acclimatized sooner to drawing this top down view. Things that are farther from viewer...

Calendar 2022-2023

Sometimes, I think it makes sense to be able to compare the separate offerings side-by-side than study each offering individually before making up our minds. A clickable table wasn’t justifying,...

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Minnesota State Fair (WIP)

This blog post is work in progress since blogging long format takes time. MSF opened back up after a year of absence. And we were there on the first day...

Photos from Land of Lakes + Minneapolis

I am behind – there’s product review of some new pigments I got, writing about my experience at MISA. Photos for now....

Book Review 2: September 11, 2001

The name of the book I review today is, September 11 2001, Words and Pictures by Veronica Lawlor. Just like plein air painting which is done in the open,  graphic...

Visit to the George Floyd Square

This is a story of sketching at the George Floyd Square for 5 days and of reporting what I saw and heard. For the sake of understanding the point of...