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WORKSHOP: Mixed Media Collage with PAMELA WICKARD. Sept 15, 2016. 11am-2pm.


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Register with instructor:
phone or text 425-443-8932
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Thursday, September 15, 2016
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
15112 NE 24th Street
Redmond, Washington 98052

Pamela will discuess the collage process: how to get started and different materials and techniques. You should be able to complete a collage painting.

Pamela will have an image for you to create. You are welcome to bring your own sketch or image to create with the workshop's collage techniques.

Please bring your own supplies, or purchase supplies before the workshop starts.
  • 16 x 20 canvas
  • 2 to 3 different size paint brushes
  • white glue
  • small water container
  • your favorite acrylic mediums
  • your favorite acrylic paints
  • palette or mixing surface
  • papers for collage: tissue, textured, newspaper or printed pages like magazines, dried flowers or found objects
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Ala Prima Oil Painting with Liesel Lund

Ala Prima Oil Painting
Saturday, August 6
Using color and texture to capture summer with Liesel Lund

A fast demo of how to create a wet into wet, ala prima painting from start to finish. Discover what delicious color can be created by layering wet paint. All levels welcome. 


MONDAYS: Expressive Oil Painting Classes with Liesel Lund, 10:30am-1:30pm Info and registration at

WORKSHOP: Landscapes in Watercolor with Hamid Zavareei August 14, 2016

WORKSHOP: Landscapes in Watercolor 

with Hamid Zavareei August 14, 2016

Landscapes in Watercolor
With Hamid Zavareei
Sunday, August 14, 2016
1 day workshop: $100
Painting landscapes in watercolor can be very exciting and exhilarating using washes, glazes, spatters and other watercolor techniques to create trees, sky, landmass and bodies of water in variety of ways that allows for freedom and spontaneity in creating landscape paintings. Application of light and dark, warm and cool and transparent and opaque colors can help achieve results that could be simple and effective simultaneously. Join Hamid Zavareei, a Seattle-area artist and instructor, for this one day workshop in our Bellevue location.

Call store to register and reserve your spot!

Ann Breckon's 6 Step approach to painting florals. Free Demonstration August 13, 2016

With Ann Breckon
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Free Demonstration 

Flowers are made easy when they are approached in logical layers of paint, each building upon the previous steps.  Ann will explain why this method creates flowers that appear so real you could reach in and pick them off the paper.  Bonus: Attendees will go home with an illustrated handout!

Acrylic: Painting with Blacks, White, and Greys. Free Demonstration August 7, 2016

ACRYLIC: Painting with Blacks, White, and Greys
With Alicia Harvey 
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Free Demonstration 

With all the colors in an artist's palette, these three colors get elbowed out or left out completely. Join Alicia Harvey and see the color and beauty in these supposed "colorless" hues

Free open studio time:Watercolors and Tea with Cindy V. July 24, 2016 12:00-2:00

Watercolors & Tea with Cindy V
Cindy Valdez
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Free - "open studio" social painting

Drop in between 12 and 2 with your supplies and a happy spirit!

Bring your brushes and your paints (we’ll also have some supplies on hand) and drop in to paint with Cindy. 

Light refreshments will be provided for this informal open studio painting session. 

We’ll have a couple of different still lifes set up to sketch, paint, and snack.

Free Demo: Creating Rich Values with Acrylics with ANGELA BANDURKA, July 30, 2016


Free Demonstration
Saturday, July 30, 2016
4-5:30 one session only

Angela will demonstrate her magical methods of making acrylic paint pop while keeping edges soft and color vibrant. Watch her paint while discussing what she's doing: the working properties of paint, different techniques for using brushes, meaningful color mixes.

Acrylics are wonderfully subtle, brilliant, delicate, striking, whatever you need them to be. Angela is a master of using figurative subjects in fresh imagery. Come see her in action.

Intro to Encaustic with Deborah Kapoor Free Demo July 17 2016

Introduction to Encaustic
Deborah Kapoor
Sunday, July 17, 2016
12-1:30 (one session only)
Free Demonstration

This demonstration will cover basic techniques to get you started with encaustic and will give you a foundation to expand upon. This is an overview of the processes which will include preparing and fusing cradled panels, applying layers of encaustic, incising, stenciling, pouring, dipping, presenting, caring for, and transporting final works.

Deborah Kapoor integrates processes like painting, printing, cutting and collage with predominantly encaustic and mixed media. 

Free Demonstration Watercolor Portrait Process with Molly Murrah August 27, 2016

The Watercolor Portrait: From Composition to Underpainting to Technique
With Molly Murrah
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Free Demonstration

Last fall, Molly Murrah demonstrated her technique for beginning watercolor portraits with a colorful underpainting. Now she wants to share her step-by-step process — from creating dramatic compositions to executing great underpaintings to deciding on exciting and memorable painting techniques. Join Molly for this fun demo as she shows the beginning stages of the painting and discusses how to move to a finished piece.

Free Demonstration Acrylic Pours with Thom Wright July 23, 2016


Saturday, July 23, 2016
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
One session

Come and play! Thom will show you some fun and clever acrylic pouring techniques and then you’ll try them yourself.

  • Can’t draw? No problem.
  • Creativity blocked? This can help.
  • Just want to play with color? You’re in the right place.

We’ll do direct pours, pours with mediums, dirty pours, pours with inclusions, and pours on a variety of substrates.

This will be an informal, give-it-a-try, fun experience for all adult participants.

Think of it as a play date!