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Watercolor Mini Class: Hummingbird Project


Saturday 9/22
11-12:30
Watercolor Mini-Class $15
Hummingbird
Cindy Saros
Cindy will take you step by step to create a small painting featuring a hummingbird. Registration is required. Supplies are provided, although you are encouraged to bring your own brushes. The subject painted in class may not match exactly with the one pictured, but will get you started to paint a whole flock of your own later at home.

Please call the store to register: 425.643.1781

Free Watercolor Social


Sunday 9/9
12-1:30
Free Watercolor Social
Alex Dopp
Come paint a little with Alex. We’ll provide some watercolors and paper to play with and you’ll get to spend some low-pressure painting time in our classroom. This is not a structured, lesson, just a chance to play. Some supplies provided, although you’re encouraged to bring your own brushes.


Stretching Paper - Free Demo



Saturday 9/8
12-1:30
Free Demonstration: Watercolor
Stretching Paper – why, how, and the alternatives
Cindy Valdez

Some watercolorists stretch their paper for every painting, others have never done it. Cindy will show how to stretch using gummed Kraft tape as well as with staples and a staple gun.  We'll talk about the surfaces that work well to stretch paper on, alternatives to stretching paper, and some tips to make it an easier and cleaner process.

MINI-WORKSHOP: Working With your Digital Images with MOLLY MURRAY. Aug 18, 2018. 11am-1pm

WORKING WITH YOUR DIGITAL IMAGES
with MOLLY MURRAH

MINI-WORKSHOP: $40
001 900 804

Saturday, August 18, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Register at 425-643-1781

As an artist, would you like to . . .
  •  Enter paintings into exhibitions but don’t know how to prepare files for submission?
  •  Understand the various digital file formats available and when to use them?
  •  Know about free online sites that will help you match images of your paintings to your originals?
  •  Sell prints of your artwork, but don’t know the process for creating good files for reproduction?
  •  Hear about options available for archiving and backing up your artwork files?

If you answered “Yes” to any of the above questions, this presentation is for you. Molly Murrah – past President of Northwest Watercolor Society, watercolor instructor and professional graphic designer – will present the basic information all artists need to know to work successfully with their digital files and better accomplish their artistic goals. All questions will be answered and a comprehensive handout of the presentation will be provided. Please join us for this informative mini workshop!

Watercolor Texture Effects Saturday July 28 – Free Watercolor Hands On Demo


  



 Saturday July 28 – Free Watercolor Hands On Demo
12-1:30
Watercolor Texture Effects
with Cindy Valdez
Explore how to use cling film, salt, rubbing alcohol, and other items to create textures and patterns in your watercolor paintings. Supplies are provided. No charge, but registration is required to secure a space

Please call 425-643-1781 to register.

July 15 Project: Seattle Landscape $15 Watercolor Mini Class


Sunday July 15 – $15 Watercolor Mini Class
2-3:30
Project: Seattle Landscape
with Chihiro Yabe
Chihiro will take you step by step through creating a Seattle landscape scene. Supplies are provided, although you may wish to bring your own brushes. Registration required to secure a space.

Please call 425-643-1781 to register.

Sunday July 15 – Free Presentation: Perspective without math


Sunday July 15 – Free Presentation: Perspective without math
12-1:30
All Media
with Dan Riley

Perspective without math:
Perspective is an odd aspect of art because it is a really simple concept that is very difficult to explain. So many of us have sat glassy-eyed through explanations that sounded like higher math. This presentation is designed to get the idea of perspective across in a simple, visual way that skips the complexity and the technical jargon.

Saturday July 7 Project: Shell and Sand $15 Watercolor Mini Class


Saturday July 7 – $15 Watercolor Mini Class
12-1:30
Project: Shell and Sand
with Cindy Saros
Cindy Saros will take you step by step through creating a small beach scene featuring a shell on a sandy beach. Supplies are provided, although you may wish to bring your own brushes. Registration required to secure a space.

Please call 425-643-1781 to register.

Sunday May 27 – Watercolor Mini Class $10
12-2:00
Small Landscape
with Chihiro Yabe
Chihiro Yabe leads you step by step through a landscape painting suitable for framing and display when you get home. All supplies are provided, although you may wish to bring your own brushes. Please call store to register.

Saturday May 12 – Watercolor Mini Class $10
12-2:00
Birch Trees
with Cindy Saros
Cindy Saros leads you step by step through a birch tree painting. All supplies are provided, although you may wish to bring your own brushes. Please call store 425.643.1781 to register.