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FREE Demo: Acrylic Large Lush Landscapes with Dianna Shyne! Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Large Lush Landscapes in Acrylics
Dianna Shyne
Sunday, April 26, 2015
12-1:30 (one session only)
Free Demonstration

Using her training in Russian Impressionism, Dianna will demonstrate her technique for creating landscapes in acrylics. Achieving lost edges, lush textures and exciting color harmonies are posssible in acrylic paint. 

Pursuing her passion for art, Dianna Shyne has over spent thirty years working in acrylic, oil and watercolor. She studied for over 15 years with renowned Russian Impressionist teachers including Ron Lukas, William Reese and Del Gish.

 Richly textured surfaces, compelling compositions, and dynamic color interplay form the basis of Dianna’s unique style.  Recent painting trips to the Yunnan Province of China, Prince Edward Island, Maine and Tuscany have provided rich painting material for her work for many years to come.

FREE Demo: GOLDEN Lecture with Barbara DePirro! Sunday, May 17th, 2015

GOLDEN LECTURE: Innovations in Acrylic
Barbara DePirro
Sunday, May 17, 2015
1-3:30 (one session only)
Free (please call to reserve a space)

Discover the infinite & brilliant versatility of acrylics!  Barbara DePirro will sift through a mountain of valuable information, guiding you through the basics, while opening up new possibilities. Get a grasp on the many paints, gels, mediums, grounds and how they can enhance your artwork. Also introducing, the new High Flow paints, the beautiful QoR Watercolors and Williamsburg Oils.  Whatever your approach as an artist, this lecture will offer the technical knowledge to support your concepts.  Literature and samples, product test table, plus… get your questions answered!

Please call 425-643-1781 to register.

Workshop: Watercolor on Yupo with Stacie Clark! Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Watercolor on Yupo
Stacie Clark
Saturday, May 16, 2015
$90 - call Bellevue store to register and for supply list

Stacie will cover some the nature and handling of YUPO, powerful composition tips, and creating eye-catching textures using watercolors and YUPO, along with how to incorporate pen and colored pencils.  She'll bring lots of examples of finished paintings and students will create 1-3 finished works in class.

FREE Play & Paint: 11-4pm Drop-In Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Come Play and Paint
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Drop in 11-4
No fee

We will provide tables, a still life and some art supplies to help get your creative juices flowing.  Come play with us, open-studio-style.

FREE Demo: Encaustics with Deborah Kapoor! Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Paintings, Sculptures, and Prints
Deborah Kapoor
Saturday, May 2, 2015
12-1:30 (one session only)
Free Demonstration

Join Deborah Kapoor on an exploration of Encaustic products from Enkaustikos to create paintings, sculptures, and prints.

FREE Demo: Watercolor Explosive Color with Cheryl Renee Long! Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Explosive Color, Wet-into-wet Watercolor
Cheryl Renee Long
Sunday, April 26, 2015
2:30-4:00 pm (one session only)
Free Demonstration

Cheryl Renee Long, is best known for her watercolors of birds and landscapes. Cheryl will paint with a variety of Daniel Smith colors to demonstrate granulation, the creation of strong, nuanced painterly passages, and that classic watercolor glow. Expect a discussion of warm and cool colors as well as the power of the phthalo family to create explosive color.