Anyone who's been to one of my art events or taken one of my classes, probably knows that trees have been an obsession of mine for the last year or more. Here are a few of my most recent works, which will be going on display, with many others, at The Shop on Perry St. in July.
Apply the thrilling technique of negative painting to mixed media in this three-day class. First, we we create a dramatic background of paper, paint, and simple printing techniques. Then, we will “pull” an image from the design by sketching and painting the space around the object rather than the object itself. #3360
Learn and practice basic acrylic techniques like scumbling, glazing, dry brushing and palette knife painting. Get a handle on mixing colors, experiment with altering the texture and consistency of your paint, and explore various acrylic mediums and their uses. Bring your own project to work on or join me in a step-by-step. $51
Mastering collage techniques can add subtle layers of interest to any art style. Hidden words and small objects can generate meaning. Painting on a background of book paper, letters, or poetry adds depth and story, Whether you are a landscape, still-life, or portrait artists, learn to expand your style with collage elements. #3643 Cost $18 When: 9am to 12pm, Fridays Feb. 10 & 17 Where: SFCC, Magnuson Bldg. Room 205 Call (509) 279-6030 to sign up.
Learn techniques that combine paper, acrylic paint, found objects, and texture mediums to create a tree, leaf, or landscape compostion. Experiment with crackle and molding paste, gel mediums, salt, sand, and more. Texture mediums are included in the cost of the class. $62
This four week class meets Thursdays Jan.2 to Jan. 23.
6pm to 8:30 pm
To sign up go HERE and click on the Corbin Art Center programs button and look under painting classes. Or call: 509-625-6677
Whatever your art medium, the emphasis is on exploring your own style. Develop and expand your skills with instruction and demonstrations in composition, color, and design. Learn to work with nontraditional art materials, create layer and depth, explore texture mediums, and push your artistic boundaries. In addition to your art materials, bring something you are working on or an image for inspiration. All levels welcome.
Cost: $51 When: Wednesdays 9am - 12pm Where: Spokane Valley Senior Center, Room 155 #3621 Jan.4 - Feb.1
Open Art: Acrylic Painting
Learn and practice basic acrylic techniques like scumbling, glazing, dry brushing and palette knife painting. Get a handle on mixing colors, experiment with altering the texture and consistency of your paint, and explore various acrylic mediums and their uses. Bring your own project to work on or join me in a step-by-step
Cost: $51 When: Thursdays 9am - 12pm Where: Spokane Valley Senior Center, Room 155 #3632 Jan. 5 - Feb.2
To sign up for one of my Act2 classes or workshops please call: (509) 279-6030.