John Herron

John discovered watercolors when he was a teen and 50 years later is enjoying it more than ever. He enjoys experimentation as well as teaching and demonstrating that watercolor is fun, not work.


  • American Academy of Art
  • Michigan State University - B.F.A.


Watercolor, ink, pencil, acrylics

Areas of focus:

Realism, impressionism, abstraction

Other interests and inspirations:

Teaching, travel, photography

John's teaching style:

He values the success and interest of his students in the medium and encourages his students to have fun with watercolors.  He believes that demonstrations are key to helping students progress.

John loves EAC because . . .

It attracts and introduces many emerging artists, and its staff works hard on behalf of the dedicated and talented teachers and students.

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abstract linear, multicolored painting
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