Adult Workshops

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Drawing: Intro and Skills Refresh with Kristen O’Neill
Sat. August 7, 1- 4 pm
Members $30 / Non-Member $35

08 07 Draw

Feeling a bit rusty or unsure of your drawing skills? This class is for you! With a variety of demos, techniques and small sketching projects you will have a chance to draw without pressure and have lots of help. Beginners welcome.

30.00
This Class Full
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Paint like Cezanne with Kristen O’Neill
Sat. August 14, 1- 4 pm
Members $30 / Non-Member $35

08 07 DrawLearn about Post Impressionism and Cezanne. You will get to recreate a copy of a Cezanne of your choice, using heavy body acrylic paint on canvas. All materials are provided. Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills – and a lot of fun!

35.00
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How to Paint Waves with Kristen O’Neill
Sat. August 21, 1 – 4 pm
Members $30 / Non-Member $35

08 07 Draw

Learn to paint a wave that looks natural. Colors, lighting, and form will guide you in learning how to paint waves in this afternoon class. Taught with heavy-body acrylic paint.

35.00
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Watercolor Pet Portrait Workshop
With Marianne Nielsen
Saturday, September 18
10:30am - 5pm (1/2 hour for lunch)

08 07 Draw

Learn to paint your favorite animal or pet using your own reference photo.
Emphasis on eyes, noses and fur. (Watercolor experience required) This is a popular and satisfying workshop for all those animal lovers. Your finished painting makes a wonderful gift or a special treasure for yourself.

$45 for GPMA members
$50 for non-members

What to bring: 1) One quarter sheet of cold or hot press
watercolor paper 2) Your favorite brushes and watercolor palette, 3) Masking fluid, water container, pencil, and a color reference photo. Please transfer the image onto your watercolor paper the BEFORE the workshop. Take special care to denote the color changes on the animal if any. Tip: For the purpose of this workshop, your photo should be a head and shoulder shot with the animal looking at the camera so we can concentrate on the facial features and personality of your pet.

Marianne has been teaching watercolor since 2007 and is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon for several years. She also shows her work at Gallery One.

50.00
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