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Acrylic Workshop: Encaustic Effects with Barbara DePirro, February 28, 2016

One Day Workshop
Encaustic Effects with Acrylic
Barbara DePirro
Sunday February 28, 2016, 

$95 - this is a private workshop, please contact instructor to register

 Discover how to create the luscious effect of wax encaustic using acrylic gels and mediums. Artists will apply various products to painted or collaged surfaces discovering the unique qualities of each.  We will explore a range of methods using transparent & translucent, tinted and un-tinted, creating both smooth & textural surfaces.  These techniques will create a mysterious & luminous depth, enriching your artwork!
Each artist will create samples of each product, process & technique; each detail will be documented, creating a reference that will prove to be an invaluable resource for all future projects.  All levels are welcome.

Products graciously provided by Golden Artist Colors.
Most supplies & tools provided by instructor, complete supply list will be provided upon registration.

1-Day Workshop: The Versatility of Water Media with Georgia Mansur, May 11, 2016

Seductive Surfaces The Versatility of Water Media with Georgia Mansur

May 11             1-Day Workshop    10:30-5, $100

The 'landscape' of techniques available in water media has changed dramatically in recent times~ never before have there been so many amazing options for watermedia artists to create texture, drama and meaning in their work. Ever feel overwhelmed by all the products and wonder what works when and where? Georgia Mansur is a trained and certified Golden Artist Educator and an Official International Ambassador with Daniel Smith, with her own 'Georgia Mansur Palette' of watercolours and has lots to share with you ~  what's new, what's possible, and where the realms of watercolour and acrylic overlap or diverge. As a watermedia specialist, Georgia works in watercolour, acrylics, mixed media and water-soluble oils. Demystifying the new technology, showing you step by step how to incorporate these techniques and tips into your own work, you will learn what works from Georgia's experience and training and come away with some new ideas! Georgia will demonstrate techniques, products and methods to help you express yourself fully and with passion! 

Watercolor Workshop with Eric Lin. Creating Rainy, Misty Atmosphere in Landscapes. February 13, 2016.

Watercolor Workshop: Creating Rainy, Misty Atmosphere in Landscapes
Eric Yi Lin
Saturday, February 13, 2016

Please call 425-643-1781 to register.

Free Demonstration - Relief Prints for Valentines with Hannah Winters, February 7, 2016.

Relief Prints for Valentine's Day
With Hannah Winters
Sunday, February 7, 2016


Free Demonstration

Hannah Winters will show you how to design, carve, and use Safety Kut to make sweet little prints for cards, gift tags, and more! This is a hands-on demo and space is limited, so please call 425.643.1781
to reserve a space.

Free Demonstration - Watercolor, Perfect for Pouring with Ann Breckon, February 27, 2016.

Watercolor: Perfect for Pouring
Ann Breckon
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Free Demonstration

Watercolor is perfect for pouring!  The colors blend in beautiful, spontaneous ways and the use of layering to build up values creates unique and interesting results. Pouring is the technique of mixing watercolor pigments into a solution wet enough to pour, squirt or even spray onto your paper, with the minimum intrusion of a brush. This demonstration will show numerous tricks and tips for successful and creative use of pouring in your art.