COVID-19 UPDATE:  Tuesday and Thursday classes in person have resumed.  Please contact Jim with any questions.  For the remainder of May 2020, we’re offering FREE Online Classes on Facebook Live at Gensheer’s Art Studio. Join us from the comfort of your own home.  ‘

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS resume in person on JUNE 6, 2020.  Make sure you sign up.  Limited spots available.

Drawing Class online on Facebook is Mondays at 1:30p.m. Central Time through May 2020.

Watercolor Painting Class live on Facebook is Saturdays at 10a.m Central Time through May 2020.

Original Watercolor art by Jim Gensheer

Aspire to Inspire

It’s often in the ordinary things of life that we discover extraordinary beauty. 

My passion is to capture that beauty with watercolor and to teach you how to do it too. 

Hi, I'm Jim. ​

I'm passionate about watercolors! I started painting many years ago and, probably like you, I was a good bit intimated by a difficult medium. My first painting was less than impressive! But I loved it so much that I took classes and taught myself how to paint and in just a little while saw progress. I loved painting so much that I quit my banking job and pursued watercolor painting and teaching full time. I've been teaching watercolor for almost 30 years. My students have been as young as elementary age to 90! Many of my students have become full time artists themselves and I love hearing about the impact their art is making in their world. I truly believe that watercolor is amazing and that I can teach anyone to paint.

Watercolor painting is fun! I teach classes in my Mansfield, TX studio every week. Although I'm internationally known and have won several awards and competitions with my paintings, being in the studio inspiring my students is my favorite thing to do. I love to experiment with new techniques and sharing those with them. Every year I take a group of students to Europe for an art workshop and we have an absolute blast painting Pleine Air.

My goal as an artist and a teacher is to equip you to paint - and not just what I paint, but to paint whatever YOU would like to, whether it is something you see or it's something you envision. I will teach you all the art theory and techniques you need to know to become a watercolor artist yourself. It's my greatest passion and privilege to pass on to you what I've learned and love so much - watercolor painting.

Watercolor Artist Jim Gensheer

My Happy Students!


COVID-19 UPDATE:  For the safety of all of our students, our physical classes at the studio are currently cancelled.  We can’t wait to paint again with you in person.

In the meantime, join us ONLINE for our FREE Facebook Live Drawing and Painting classes on our Facebook page at Gensheer’s Art Studio.

Drawing Class is Mondays at 1:30p.m. Central Time.

Watercolor Painting Class is Saturdays at 10a.m Central Time.