Saturday, March 29, 2014

Wednesday Workshops with Linda Neal


Start time: !2:00 p.m. Cost: $50.00/session or $180/4 weeks

Take one or all 2-hour workshops focusing on a variety of subjects and skills. Choose your area of interest and learn a new approach from group demonstrations, critiques and individual help. Classes will incorporate watercolor and other mediums to add to the fun and help you attain your personal best.

April (First 4 Weeks)! All About Portraits
May ! ! ! ! ! Fun with Paper Cutting
June ! ! ! Watercolor Techniques
July! (First 4 Weeks) ! ! Christmas in July
August ! ! ! No classes
September ! ! ! The Human Figure
October! ! ! ! All that Glitters (Glass, Silver, and Water)
November & December ! No Classes

All About Portraits - Classes will explore how to draw accurate features by using grids, linking shadows, and measuring. Learn to recognize and correct drawing errors before transferring them for painting. Take effective photographs and find the right colors for skin tones, hair and the techniques for painting them. You may use your own photos for painting. Teacher will provide demo reference for instruction.

Fun with Paper Cutting - Learn how to use “scherenschnitte” (the art of paper cutting) to create
greeting cards, pictures, and collage work with your watercolors. Supplies and scissors provided (1 times
$10 fee).

Watercolor Techniques - Use salt, wax, gold leaf, and other tools to excite your paintings. Glazes, washes, and standard mixing methods will be reviewed and applied to subjects chosen by the student.

Christmas in July - Be ready for Christmas this year. Get those greeting cards and gifts painted. You may want to add a little paper cutting, paint a gourd, and there is always an ornament to make!

The Human Figure - You can add quick, fun figures to landscapes or paint the figure itself. Live model will be provided. (Additional $5 model fee per class required).

All That Glitters - How to paint silver, glass, and water. Bring your reference photos. Learn how to compose, crop, and paint a dramatic picture for a still life or landscape.

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