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September 2011 Schedule of FREE Art Demos at the Bellevue DANIEL SMITH Store

Here is our schedule for FREE Art Demos for September 2011 at the Bellevue DANIEL SMITH Store. These are usually 1 hour long with the instructors demonstrating various art techniques, basic "how to" for a particular medium or how the artists do different art processes. You can learn a lot coming to these, and they are a great way to get inspired and get your creative juices flowing - for FREE!

Check back at the blog often for updates and expanded descriptions for the FREE demos as they are added through out the month. You can see our Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store September Schedule by clicking the link. 

PASTEL: Pastel Portraits with Don Lee
Sun Sept 4th at 12 pm & 2 pm DonLeeArt.com
Don Lee will be demonstrating tips for painting portraits usings Pastels.

OIL PASTEL: Mixed Media with Oil Pastels with Jessica Lambert
Thurs Sept 8th from 10 am to 12 pm   JFKLambertFineArt.com
This FREE demo is a great way to pre-view Jessica's Workshop, MIXED MEDIA: Oils, Acrylics, and More! Saturday, Sept. 24th, 10 am to 4 pm, $75.

DIGITAL PRINTING: On Paper, Fabric and Other Materials with Alicia Harvey <--Please click on the link for more details!
Learn how to use GOLDEN’s Digital Grounds in this demo with Alicia Harvey.
Fri Sept 9th from 10 am to 12 pm AliciaHarvey.com

WATERCOLOR: Watercolor Basics with Che Lopez  <--please click for details!
Che will introduce you to watercolor basics - great way to get started!
Sat Sept 10th 11 am & 1:45 pm ArtofChe.com

WATERCOLOR: High Contrast Impressionist Techniques with Kathy Collins
Please click on the link for details about this FREE demo!
Sat Sept 17th 11 am & 1:45 pm KathyCollinsWatercolors.com

WATERCOLOR: Faces & Figures with Theresa Goesling & Cindy Briggs
Please clink on the link above for details about this demo!
Sun Sept 18th 11 am & 1:45 pm MakeEveryDayAPainting.com
This FREE demo is a great way to pre-view Theresa & Cindy's Workshop, WATERCOLOR: Faces & Figures, Thursday, Sept 22nd, 10 am to 3 pm, $75.

ACRYLIC & MIXED MEDIA: Stretching Towards Abstraction with Jacqui Beck
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Sun Sept 25th 12 pm & 2 pm JacquiBeck.com
This FREE demo is a great pre-view to Jacqui's Workshop, ACRYLIC & MIXED MEDIA: Stretching Towards Abstraction, Wednesday, Oct 12th, 10 am to 4 pm, $85. 

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September 2011 Schedule of Artist Workshops at the Bellevue DANIEL SMITH Store

Here is our schedule for Artist Workshops for September 2011 at the Bellevue DANIEL SMITH Store. These are usually 4 to 5 hour long "Hands On" workshops with the instructors demonstrating and teaching various art techniques.  You will be creating during the workshop as you learn.  The workshops have a fee, a supply list and require pre-registration to make sure you have a spot and to make sure workshops are not cancelled due to low enrollment. To Register, please call the Bellevue Store at: 425-643-1781.

Check back at the blog often for updates and expanded descriptions for the Artis Workshops and to find out about our FREE demos as they are added through out the month. You can see our Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store September Schedule by clicking the link.

WATERCOLOR: Watercolor Landscapes with Kay Barnes
Sunday, September 11th KayBarnes.com
Learn how to decide what to paint in a landscape as well as the secrets to mood setting skies, masses of foliage, and textural foregrounds. Practice using colors and value changes to establish distance, and light to create drama. Lots of room for beginners with some experience and intermediate and advanced students will be challenged as well.
001 025 506
$85 per day
11 am to 4 pm
Tip: August 27th, FREE 1 hour demo on this topic at 11 am & 1:45 pm, a great way to pre-view this Workshop!

OIL: Painting Techniques from the Old Masters with Larine Chung 
Monday, September 12th LarineChung 
This workshop is open to beginners or completely new oil painters. Instruction on materials, setting up your palette, how to successfully start your painting and what to learn from the Old Masters. It will be a fun workshop with lots of info about oil painting.
001 900 287
$75 per day
10 am to 3 pm
Tip: August 28th,  FREE 1 hour demo on this topic at 11 am & 1:45 pm, a great way to pre-view this Workshop!

WATERCOLOR: Faces & Figures - Transparent & Opaque Watercolors with Theresa Goesling & Cindy Briggs 
Thursday, September 22nd MakeEveryDayAPainting.com 
Learn how to capture the essence and add life to your paintings with figures and faces. Learn how to unify, simplify and combine shapes to make believable people within your composition in both transparent and opaque watercolors. We will do some fun exercises to help you simplify figures for your painting then develop a painting utilizing figures such as in a scene using your own reference photos or one provided by the instructor. A simplified approach to the portrait will also be shared.
001 900 671
$75 per day
10 am to 3 pm
Tip: Sept 18th, FREE 1 hour demo on this topic at 12 pm & 2 pm, a great way to pre-view this Workshop!

MIXED MEDIA: Oils, Pastels, Acrylics and More! with Jessica Lambert
Saturday, September 24th JFKLambertFineArt.com
Have you ever used oil pastels and acrylics at the same time in the same piece of artwork? Or mixed oils with acrylic mediums? Come have fun and create some cutting edge art, in a relaxed and open manner with me and find out how to create new ways of using all of these mediums alone or together! Risk-takers are very welcome!
001 900 475
$75 per day
11 am to 4 pm
Tip: Sept 8th, FREE 1 hour demo on this topic at 11 am & 1:45 pm, a great way to pre-view this Workshop!
 
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FREE Mixed Media: Watercolor Mosaics Demo with Rita Gesinger August 18th plus Artist Workshop Sunday, August 21st with the same medium.



Photo Courtesy of Rita Gesinger
We have FREE demo on Thursday, August 18th, 2011 with Rita Gesinger demonstrating how she creates her Watercolor Mosaics, 11am & 1:45 pm.   Mixed Media: Mosaics.
Rita also has an Artist Workshop on Sunday, August 21st from 11am to 3pm, more in depth and “hands on” on the same topic, $75 per day.

“This demo explores mosaics thru the centuries.I will explain how I make my mosaics. What I am thinking and how I proceed thru the process. I have worked in paper and glass mosaics that are now installed in public places and institutions. This is a very fun and easy way create.” ~Rita Gesinger.

Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Mixed Media: Mosaics
11am & 1:45pm
FREE!


Great way to preview Rita’s Mixed Media: Mosaics Workshop
Sunday, August 21st, 2011
11am to 3pm,
$75
001 900 345

FREE Pastel Demo with David Akers [ aka D Rogale ] This Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Guardian Angel
Photo Courtesy of David Akers [ aka D Rogale ]

This Saturday, August 13th, 2011, David [ aka D Rogale ]
will be sharing some of his techniques for
Painting Photo Realistic with Pastels.

Saturday, August 13th
11am & 1:45pm - FREE!

Note: D Rogale will be teaching a Pastel Workshop in October,
this is a great way to preview his workshop:
Painting Photo Realistic with Pastels.

FREE Watercolor with Gold Leaf Demo with Suzanne MacDonald



Photo Courtesy of Suzanne MacDonald


Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 11am & 1:45pm.
FREE Watercolor demo with Suzanne MacDonald.
Learn to loosen up and how to work with watercolor/mixed medium. Suzanne will be demonstrating how to combine a technique she has developed by tearing the paper before the watercolor painting is complete to create texture as well as in laying gold leaf in the painting.


Saturday, August 6th, 2011
11am & 1:45pm - FREE!
SuzanneMacDonald.com