Workshops & Classes

 

 

Having trouble fitting a class or workshop into your busy schedule? Contact me about the possibility of private lessons.

 


 

MIXED MEDIA: WATERCOLOR & INK

at Watkins College

Tuesdays, starting February 06, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

9-week class

$210

Explore the possibilities of mixed media by combining watercolor and ink. Discover ways to use each medium to enhance the other, and learn effective techniques for adding texture and detail to any subject, from landscape to abstraction. All skill levels are welcome. Students should bring their own materials; a suggested supply list will be provided.

 

To register, visit:

https://watkinsce.asapconnected.com/#CourseID=103490
 

 


 

 

WATERCOLOR BASICS, PART 2

at Plaza Artist Materials

Sunday, February 25, 12:15 – 4:15pm

$60 – All supplies provided

Take a break from Winter with watercolor! Experiment with fun and easy techniques to paint landscapes and florals while exploring the colors of Spring and Summer. Discover ways to find a balance between control and spontaneity. Some watercolor experience is helpful but not required.

 




 

 


 

 

NATURAL  ABSTRACTIONS IN MIXED MEDIA

at Watkins College

Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11, 10:00am – 4:00 pm

$150

Learn how to use the natural world as your inspiration for painting abstractly. Explore expressive color and textural effects to help you find the right balance between control and spontaneity. Experiment with watercolor, acrylic, ink and more. Discover how versatile paint on paper can be as you explore techniques to create a personal path to abstraction. Students should bring their own materials; a suggested supply list will be provided.

 

To register, visit:

https://watkinsce.asapconnected.com/#CourseID=135058

 

 


 

 

MIXED MEDIA 

at Plaza Artist Materials

Thursdays, starting March 15, 10am – 1pm

8-week class (Ongoing class; call for additional dates)

$200
Explore the possibilities of mixed media by combining watercolor, acrylic, and ink. Experiment with ways to use each medium to enhance the other, and discover a variety of techniques for adding texture and detail to any subject, from landscape to abstraction. Learn contemporary approaches to color and composition as you find the right balance between control and spontaneity. All skill levels are welcome, including beginners. Because instructions and demonstrations will be personalized, class size will be small. Students should bring their own supplies; a suggested materials list will be provided.

 




 


 

COLOR THEORY

at Plaza Artist Materials

Saturday, March 24, 10:00am – 4:00 pm

$60 – All supplies provided

Explore the practical side of color theory! Learn basic properties that affect the way color works in any medium. Discover how to see color more accurately and how to mix the colors you want more consistently. Find out how to banish “mud” from your paintings, and experience the rewards of working with a simplified palette.




 


 

THE SECRET SIDE OF BOOKS

at Plaza Artist Materials

Saturday, April 7, 10:00am – 4:00 pm

$60 – Basic supplies provided
Learn how easy and fun it is to make your own books! Make a variety of simple structures, including several with pages that change shape and size or appear and disappear as if by magic. Create your own hard cover book without any sewing or gluing. Experiment with decorative techniques to personalize your creations.

 

 

 


 

WATERCOLOR BASICS

at Plaza Artist Materials

Saturday, April 14, 10:00am – 4:00 pm

$60 – All supplies provided

Learn the basics of watercolor in this workshop for beginners. Explore paint, paper and brush options, as well as the 3 main kinds of color mixing. Experiment with fun and easy techniques to paint simple subjects as you find a balance between control and spontaneity. All skill levels are welcome, including beginners.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 Comments

  • Anthony Tyler
    April 6, 2016 - 6:23 pm | Permalink

    I enjoyed your presentation at the recent salon. Unfortunately I can’t take this April workshop because I’ll be away for half the month but look forward to a similar experience at some later date.
    Tony Tyler

    • esanford
      esanford
      April 7, 2016 - 3:46 am | Permalink

      Thanks for letting me know,Tony!

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