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                                              San Clemente Art Supply Class              

No Stress Watercolor Painting

  Sat.& Sun. June 23 and 24


Learn or brush up your watercolor techniques + get lots of tips, secrets and tricks to paint with watercolor with lots of success and no stress. You will see step by step demonstrations and learn how and when to use each technique + bring home a workbook of all the techniques so you can refer to it when you are painting at home.  You will leave class with the skill to paint a variety of subject matter + the confidence that you can paint with watercolor happily.


Escondido Adult School Watercolor Painting Class

 Thursday Mornings    June 7-28 (4 sessions for $40)

I call this class "Watercolor Right From the Start" but it is a good class for any level of painter from the very beginner to the extremely experienced.          I teach and demonstrate all of the basic watercolor techniques you need to know to paint successfully but you  can choose the subject you want to paint and practice your technique on. I do supply one image if you don't want to find your own image to paint in class. I circulate around the class and stop at your desk and seranade you with helpful advice, positive comments and am always happy to answer your questions.  

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During the next two class sessions we will continue to study color, relationships, mixing samples to save for reference in our "color notebooks" (you'll learn how to put yours together in the first class if you don't already have one). We will paint lots of small  paintings so you can get plenty of  painting practice to improve your skills to enable you to paint a variety of subject matter.  You will get inspired by your fellow students and learn motivational strategies to help you to paint with organization and zest. 

Sign up today at  www.escondidoadultschool.org  the price is a great bargain, the students are lovely, the teacher is nice and sometimes there are cookies.  You'll leave after attending the class with the inspiration and motivation to paint succesful pictures. 



Miracosta Community Education in  Encinitas

Pen and Ink is Easier Than You Think

  5 Saturdays, 6/2-7/7   9am-12

Learn how to use all sorts of pens including dip pens, fountain pens, watersoluable ink pens, carved pens and more.  Learn Ink techniques  including washes, cross hatching, shading, color mixing and more. Learn easy drawing techniques to combine with watercolor. Also learn about where, how and what materials to buy, bargain fountain pens, fountain pen care and more.

Supply list: #2 pencil, soft white or kneaded eraser, #6 round watercolor paintbrush, mixed media or watercolor paper, lemon yellow, permanent rose and thalo blue watercolor paint, 3 small jars for mixing ink and one larger container for water, watercolor palette, scissors and a ruler.

Develop the Habit of  Watercolor Painting Practice

5 Saturdays, 7/14 -8/18  9am-12

Learn how to paint on the pages of a sketchbook, which is a low stress way to improve your paintings and get you in the habit of painting. In class you will practice painting a variety of subjects and learn lots of short cuts, top secret painting techniques, methods and materials to fix mistakes, all about color theory and how to avoid making muddy colors and lots more. You'll leave class with the confidence to continue painting successfully in your sketchbook and on your watercolor paper.

To enroll by phone: Call MiraCosta College Community Education at 760.795.6820 


 Home Studio Art Classes

Brush Up Your Watercolors Class

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Learn all the fun da mentals of drawing in to get you in shape for urban sketching, watercolor painting, art journaling, travel painting and more!  Then learn all the watercolor painting techniques you need to paint your world in technicolor.

Email me if you are interested in attending a Friday class