Date: September 28, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.
This class will revolve around background techniques, mood and theme. Instruction will be given in making "rust dust" for your art, application of background paper, acrylic & fabric painting, selection and application of hard and soft collage materials to achieve an overall theme. Paint colors evoke a tremendous amount of mood in your work. Learn how to achieve a look that evokes just the mood you desire in your art. These works of art can be hung on the wall or have the ability to stand on a shelf. They are perfect for a themed gift for the upcoming holiday season. You will complete one or more pieces of art in this class. This art piece was featured in Somerset Studio March/April 2018 edition.
Date: October 12, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Learn the art of air dried clay sculpting. This workshop is a study in the formation and colorization of a human face. You will create your art using air dried clay and be instructed in the formation of an armature which will create a three dimensional work of art. You will form the face using clay while gaining knowledge of proper facial dimensions. The addition of 3 dimensional pieces to your head including hair, flowers, eyebrows, nose, lips and ears will add interest. Receive instruction on colorizing your skin tones in soft layers while gaining instruction painting with acrylic paint This will be just the right addition to bring your Frida to life. Your piece will be ready for hanging once complete.
Date: November 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 - 3:00 P.M.
This class is the location of the first Black Mountain Arts Fest. This is a small mixed media art festival in Cave Creek, Az. local, and very creative art instructors will teach workshops in their personal art style. My workshop will instruct the student in abstract techniques and placement. Instruction will be given in acrylic painting, application and use of mediums, addition of vintage papers, paint pouring/drips, and overall design of your art piece. This is a very creative workshop so be ready for a lot of color and many ideas. A complete list of teachers for the art fair, including a picture of each workshop is listed below in a rotating picture spin. If you are interested in another teacher ple I hope you can join us for this very creative day.
This will be a monthly painting class. Students will furnish their own materials for acrylic, watercolor or gouache painting, no oil at this time please. If you have a painting you are presently working on and need assistance, you are also welcome to bring it along. Instruction will be furnished in paint application, editing your subject matter, choosing complementary colors, creating light and dark areas, executing your painting "problems" and learning when to stop. New painting students please notify me for specific materials list. If you have a picture you would like to paint please bring it with you. We will strive to interpret your own creative style in your work. Never did any drawing before? I'll show you a few easy tips to get started.
I'm an artist, and art teacher. I instruct in acrylic, watercolor and gouache paints, collage, paper clay sculpting and recycled assemblage to name a few. If you are interested in a workshop, please don't hesitate to contact me. To receive my monthly newsletter please sign up below. You'll receive updates on my workshops, new art to purchase, and some very fun and creative adventures
My art studio is located in Cave Creek, Az.
I offer creative workshops each month.