Cindy Kovack
Artist - Instructor

Positive Affirmations
Collage

Upcoming Art Classes

Calavera Wreath

Date: October 19, 2019

 Time: 10:00 - 3:00 p.m. 


I'm a huge Halloween and Day of the Dead fan and love to decorate for the season.  Each year I design a decorative piece of art for my walls. If you are a lover of this wonderful season  I hope you will join me for this holiday wreath.  You will be instructed in preparing your painting surface, designing a face, and acrylic painting.  This wreath is an excellent way to hone your painting skills.  You will also learn to attach your wreath and ribbon to your painting board. Once finished you will easily hang your wreath on your wall or door to welcome guests.  All materials are furnished except the ribbon. 


Capturing the Essence

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Date: December 14, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.

  

You’ll enjoy a paint and collage format while finding ways to capture the essence in your work. Essence is the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract that determines its character. Using this method you will find, from the start it will be far easier to complete the collage process itself. Instruction will be given in collage, painting and methods to create an intuitive edge to sharpen your personal style. Techniques will be instructed in collage, acrylic paint, coordinating colors, dry brushing, medium application, stenciling and design. 

Transferring Memories

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Date: November 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 1:00 p.m..


I have a lot of original photographs from my family that I wanted to transfer into an art piece. I decided to transfer these pictures into a small book and make it a permanent photo album in honor of my mother and family.  In this class you will learn to transfer an original photograph, wash the background page with color, add collage materials, acrylic paint and gesso application.  You'll also collage the front and back of your book to keep it always as a wonderful memory of your loved photographs.  This piece was featured in Somerset Studio Magazine, 2018 Spring issue.   


Whimsical Faces.  This is one of many creative faces open to individual interpretation in this class


Whimsical Faces

$90.00
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This is a bi-weekly, 3 hour class learning whimsical faces. Classes will be $45 for each class, November 25 & December 9 from 9:00 to 12:00 Noon, totaling $90.  If you are interested in learning a specific style of art, and would enjoy a slower paced class, you are free to contact me for dates, times and pricing.  I teach classes that begin at 8:00, 9:00  or 10:00 a.m. on a day of your choosing, that will coordinate with my schedule.  Classes are $15 an hour, minimum 3 hours. I will instruct 2 students to 4 students maximum  in a bi-weekly class. 

Watercolor on 140# cold pressed Arches paper

Monthly Painting Classes

$45.00
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This 3 hour monthly painting  class is for instruction in water based mediums. Students will furnish their own materials for acrylic, watercolor or gouache painting, no oil at this time please. If you have a current painting you are working on and need assistance, you are welcome to bring it along. Instruction will be in paint application, editing your subject matter, choosing complementary colors, creating light and dark areas, executing your painting "problems" and learning when to stop. This class is limited to 4 students to enable individual attention. November 16 from 10:00-1:00 p.m.  This class will post new dates monthly,  3 hours in length.  

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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 


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My art studio is located in Cave Creek, Az.  

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