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Stella Canfield, Free Demonstration and One 1 Day Workshop, February 2017



THE MAGIC OF WATERCOLOR 
with Stella Canfield
Free Demonstration
Sunday, February 5, 2017
12-1:30


One 1-Day Workshop $85
WORKSHOP 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Register at 425.643.1781


Stella's work is dynamic, exciting, and inspiring, just like she is! Help us welcome her back to Bellevue by coming to her demo and taking her workshop.  

Stella focuses on the elements of design and planning before your painting.  She has told us that she considers the painting finished before she even puts her brush in the paint, because she's already worked out her composition, values, lines, and design.  Putting the color down is the PLAY time of the painting, not the work part. 




Come Paint a Little - Valentines with Cindy Valdez. January 29, Free Hands On Demo.


Come Paint a Little! (Hands-On)
with Cindy Valdez
Sunday, January 29, 2017
12-1:30
Free Event


Time for some hands-on paint along fun!  We will provide some line art suggestions, paper, paint, and supplies for you to come make some Valentine-themed art suitable for a card or small token of affection.  Cindy will talk about some of her favorite Daniel Smith Reds.

Space and Supplies are limited, please call the store to save a seat. 

425-643-1781

Mixed Media, Watercolor & Collage with Kathy Collins. Free Demonstration


Mixed Media - Watercolor & Collage
With Kathy Collins
Saturday, January 21, 2017
12-1:30
Free Demonstration



Kathy will demonstrate her process for watercolor and collage. Learn how to create dynamic new compositions by mixing collage techniques with watercolor paintings.
Kathy’s award-winning paintings have been featured in Watercolor Artist, American Artist, and The Artist’s Magazine publications, as well as the Splash - Best of Watercolor series. She is a Signature Member of the Northwest and Montana Watercolor Societies and Women Painters of Washington.


View her work awww.kathycollinswatercolors.com  

New Colors. Free Demo. Patrick Miller. January 22, 2017. Hands On.


New Daniel Smith Watercolors (Hands On)
with Patrick Miller
Sunday, January 22, 2017
12-1:30
Free Demonstration


Be among the first to experience the new additions to the Daniel Smith Watercolor line.
Patrick will lead the conversation as you find out which of the new colors will be perfect addition to your palette.

We will provide paper, brushes, & paint.
Because supplies & seats are limited, please call the store to reserve your space. 425.643.1781

The Business of Art. Lecture Series. with Ray Pfortner. January February 2017


The Business of Art
with Ray Pfortner
12-1:30
Free Events


JOIN RAY PFORTNER FOR A SERIES OF CONVERSATIONS RELATED TO
THE BUSINESS OF ART
Free Lecture Series at our Bellevue Daniel Smith Store
12-1:30 each session

January 17        20 STEPS FOR MAKING MORE OF A BUSINESS OF YOUR ART
Explore commonsense, doable steps for making your art more of a business and eliminate hurdles to moving forward in the process.


January 24       TURN YOUR ART INTO CARDS
Explore how to make greeting cards from your art, 2d and 3d, painting to graphite, sculpture to photography, in the simplest, most cost effective way.  Learn about the power of cards and how to sell them yourself and through selling partners. Cards are a logical first step in marketing your art - they are safe, inexpensive, timeless and always useful.


January 31  PHOTOGRAPHY FOR NON-PHOTOGRAPHER VISUAL ARTISTS
Transforming your art into digital format +your photography for artist reference, collage, and mixed media


February 6        MERCHANDISING, LICENSING AND PRICING ART
There are enormous opportunities beyond simply the original in our digital age - to diversify your art, making it much more accessible, and to license it to third parties.  Explore these merchandising opportunities and just how to license your art and what rights and fees are involved.  Discuss pricing for merchandise and licensing.


February 13       WORKING WITH NON-PROFITS - GOOD FOR THEM, GREAT FOR YOUR ART BUSINESS
There are a multitude of non-profit in every community and they need our art. They often make the first logical client for our art business.  Explore the pros and cons of working with non-profits. This conversation is a great application and review of the other 5 business of art topics in the series.


Mixed Media Collage Workshops. Pamela Wickard.January 2017


Mixed Media Collage Workshops
With Pamela Wickard
Saturday, Jan 14th, 12-1:30 (mini workshop) $25
Thursday, Jan 19th, 11-2 (extended workshop) $50

Discuss the collage process, how to get started, and different materials and techniques. Bring an image of your own to use as the basis for a painting, or Pamela will provide you with an image to use. 


Contact Pamela for more info, supply lists, and registration.
Pamela Wickard text: 425.443.8932
FB - Pamela Wickard-Artist
pawickard@hotmail.com

Free Demonstration Molly Murrah watercolor Portraits


Saturday, December 17 - Watercolor Portraits
Free Demonstration with Molly Murrah
12-1:30

Last year, Molly Murrah demonstrated her technique for creating lively and colorful underpaintings that become foundations for her portraits. Then in her August demo, she explained her process for creating well designed, professional portraits from start to finish. 

In this 90-minute session, Molly will demonstrate her technique for painting portraits that combines transparent and opaque applications of pigment. Then she will show how adding colorful, opaque finishing touches can bring your subjects to life while, at the same time, giving a more painterly, expressive look to your final portrait.

If you’re looking for a way to paint lively portraits in watercolor, join Molly for this fun demo.


Mastering Yupo - A free demonstration by Cheryl Hoople


Saturday, November 19 - Mastering Yupo 
Free Demonstration 
12-1:30
With Cheryl Hoople
Because YUPO is a slick and frequently frustrating paper for artists to use, this watercolor demo shows you how to paint successfully on YUPO paper. Using a free-flowing style, artist Cheryl Hoople creates rich surface textures and luminous dark passages, while using a variety of tools and materials to create a complex painting full of excitement and color

Come Paint A Little - Watercolor Hands on Demonstration


Sunday, November 13 - Come Paint a Little 
Free Event - HANDS ON DEMONSTRATION
12-1:30
With Cindy Valdez
Learn how to approach a small watercolor painting as Cindy walks you through painting a branch of holly and berries using three Daniel Smith colors. You'll leave knowing how to transfer an image using transfer paper, apply paint wet onto dry and wet into wet, and how to let colors mix on a page.  Supplies and seats are limited, please call the store to reserve a spot.

FREE NEW GOLDEN LECTURE: Mixed Media with Acrylics! with Barbara De Pirro, Dec 4, 2016, 1-3:30 pm

New Golden Lecture! MIXED MEDIA with ACRYLICS
FREE GOLDEN LECTURE/DEMO
with BARBARA DE PIRRO
Sunday, December 4, 2016
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Reserve your seat now!
Phone 425-643-1781


A lecture for all levels and backgrounds; from painters, mixed media, fiber to sculptural artists with ideas for all! This presentation covers a wide variety of techniques for use in a wide range of media. Learn about GOLDEN Acrylic paints and mediums, including QoR Watercolors. Gain an understanding of each product and their different attributes. Learn how to make the right choices in grounds and paints for the best intended application. Learn what to put under paint, and how to create washes, stains, and collage. We also cover the use of stencils, paint markers, pastels, and pencils, as well as the creation of encaustic-like effects. This is a great place for beginners and experienced artists alike to learn new techniques and be inspired by innovative applications. Attendees will receive Information packets & free samples.