5-Day Watermedia & Collage Workshop
Learn how to interpret the natural landscape in order to create exciting images. Explore collage using handmade rice papers known as "washi" and watercolor to stain and design unique paintings in the studio. Then with the master teacher, Gerald Brommer, as your plein air painting guide, gain confidence with strong, colorful interpretations of the landscape in the vineyards and other locations in the area.
Gerald Brommer is a well known artist, author, juror, and career educator. He has exhibited in more than 300 solo and group shows in the United States and abroad. He is a life member and Past President of the National Watercolor Association, a member of the West Coast Watercolor Society and the National Arts Club. His work is represented in collections worldwide. Gerald Brommer's biography is included in Who's Who in American Art and several other noted publications
Click here to download the registration form for this workshop. The supply list and map will be available after registration.
*Early bird pricing applies, so register early to save on this workshop. The total workshop fee is $425 If postmarked by March 1, 2013.
Make checks payable to: PAL, Pleasanton Art League. Mail your payment with the registration form to Pleasanton Art League, P.O. Box 23, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
Experiment with watermedia through watercolor, acrylic, gouache, or watercolor crayons, and take risks. Create poetic, realistic or purely abstract landscape paintings. Express mood and paint with abandon. Create glowing washes using layers of intense or subdued color guided by your own imagination. For advanced beginners through advanced painters. Limit: 18.
Carol Maddox of Pleasanton is an award winning Bay Area Artist and graduate of the California College of the Arts. She has taught locally and in Europe where she has lived and exhibited. She continues to conduct workshops at the La Romita School of Art in Umbria, Italy during the summer. CLICK HERE to see her work. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 925-449-4226.
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For artists of all levels working in oil.To register: 209-368-5123 or email Robin@KnowltonGallery.com
At La Romita School of Art in Umbria, Italy, August 16-30, 2013. The class will travel each day to hill towns from the home base in a 15th Century Monastery that sits in an olive grove, about halfway between Rome and Florence. An afternoon to learn more about this special opportunity will be held in Pleasanton next month. Please call Carol for more information, 925-462-8866. Additionally, learn more at LR's website, www. laromita.org.
At Bothwell Center, 2466 8th St., Livermore, for adults, children and teens. $45 per two-hour class for adults, $30 per two-hour class for children/teens. To sign up and for more information about available class times, contact Engela via e-mail at ZirconFineArt@gmail.com.
Presented by the Fremont Art Association starting in February. Details: 510-792-0905 or visit www. FremontArtAssociation.org.
These classes will take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, January 7, 2013, for five weeks, and from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Jan 8, 2013, for five weeks. Classes will be held at the Bothwell Art Center, 2466 8th Street, Livermore, CA. Sign up at Way Up Art and Frame: 925-443-3388. Space is limited.
Young Rembrandts is looking for mature, responsible adults with some
artistic ability to join their team teaching drawing classes. They provide
training, curriculum, supplies and location. You provide the creativity,
enthusiasm and fun. Hours: noon to 4:00 p.m. shifts, Monday through Friday.
Senda cover letter and resume to email@example.com or
mail to Young Rembrandts, P.O. Box 11111, 4682 Chabot Dr., Pleasanton,
CA 94588. www.youngrembrandts.com.
Through the City of Dublin, these classes begin on January 18. Fun sculpting for kids on Fridays and Saturdays, and introduction to sculpting for teens and adults on Friday nights and Saturdays. For the schedule, https://www.dublinrecguide.com. To see Eric Haggin's work, visit http://ericthesculptor.blogspot.com.
This takes place at the Fremont Art Association Centre/Gallery, 37697 Niles Blvd., Niles-Fremont (corner of Niles & J St.). Sign up at The FAA Gallery or call 510-792-0905 or email the artist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-794-5468.
Students will gain a wealth of knowledge in a short period: Become familiar with the technique known as chiaroscuro, understand value and form, be able to render shadow shapes and their edges, and learn about the importance of proportions, measuring and perspective. Eight students maximum, age 12 and above, or strong interest in art. For the series of ten Tuesday classes, January 8 to March 12, 2013, the registration fee is $250. Morning series: 9:00 to 11:00 am. Evening Series: 7:00 to 9:00 pm. For registration please contact Figurehead Gallery at 925353-0419 or email@example.com or Instructor Ozell Hudson Jr. MFA. Academy of Art San Francisco, www.ozellhudson.com or 925-784-8751 or 925-373-9043.
Open Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Long poses: one model poses for two consecutive sessions allowing for a 6 hour pose. Prepay $25, drop in $30. With prior arrangement, regularly attending artists can request model and pose to meet their artistic objectives. Coordinators are Lana Rak, 925-837-1515, firstname.lastname@example.org and Carolyn Lord, 925-447-5134 email@example.com. http://lafayettestudio.org/fall-2012-class-schedule/#Lana
Openings in small group classes for children ages 8 and older, starting first week in September: 8-10 year olds on Saturday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., 9-11 year olds on Thursday afternoons from 3:30 to 5 p.m, and 11 year olds and older on Saturday mornings from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. All materials are provided; classes are held in Pleasanton at Nancy's studio. For more information see www.NancyStorch.com or call 925-895-5112.
For lodging near the PAL workshops see the accommodations listed in the Tri-Valley area at www.trivalleycvb.com/listings/index.cfm?catid=2. Hotels on Hopyard Road in Pleasanton will be closest to most workshops.
For PAL Workshop Information, contact Linda Beach at 925-449-4226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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