ART CLASSES WITH ANGELA
I offer an on-going series focused on watercolor painting and pen & ink in studio and via distance learning online...for all levels, all welcome!
Since the Pandemic, I am reinventing how I reach students who want art instruction.
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Free Class: Beginning Pen & Ink
with Watercolor via ZOOM
July 29, 2020
10 am to 12:30 pm PST
(log on from 9:30 am)
This is the class many of you have been asking for. It will start at the very beginning, a very good place to start! We’ll consider drawing concepts where I teach you how to see like an artist and translate shapes into your own line drawings on the page. (art element: lines and shapes) We’ll progress from there to work up our drawings with ink and consider ways to add dimension to our subject (art elements: value and form) And we’ll add watercolor to our work while exploring all the properties of the medium that make it so unpredictable and wonderful. (I’ll make it less unpredictable for you!) This class will use the Rose as a vehicle for working with contour lines to create turning petals which you can use when you draw/paint other botanical objects, i.e. leaves, that also are not flat but turn in lovely ways.
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In-Studio (in person)
Mornings 9 am to Noon
Afternoons 1 pm to 4 pm
Tuesday classes in Tualatin run back-to-back in July and then every-other-week starting in August. Location: Angie's home Studio.
Whatever your level or starting point, I will take you to the next level whether you are a beginner or more advanced student. Classes are project based with step-by-step instruction and lots of demonstrations to help students complete their work with joy. Often a frameable piece of art is the result at the end of the process. Students bring their own supplies or use some of mine for a small materials fee.
Because of COVID-19, we will be using best practices for safety. If you are sick or have any symptoms that indicate you may become sick, please do not attend class. A refund will be issued. If my health comes into question, I will cancel classes. When we are together at the studio, we will observe social distancing, so no crowded table groups. I will only take a maximum of 6 students per session unless the weather looks to be very warm and there is an option to expand tables on to the outside deck. Registrations will be on a "first come" basis.
If interested, contact Angie for availability at 503-705-9193.
Classes run every other week.
1st & 3rd Tuesdays enroll first.
2nd & 4th Tuesday waiting list.
JUL: 21 & 28 Hydrangeas
AUG: 4 & 18 Gorgeous skies
SEP: 8 & 22 Bird nest & egg / Pen & Ink w WC
OCT: 6 & 20 Fall Leaves
NOV: 3 & 17 Barns & Trucks
DEC: 1 & 15 Animals / Pets
every other Thursday
10 am-12:30 pm
(log on from 9:30 am)
(Choose "1st & 3rd" or "2nd & 4th" Thursdays)
2 class series on a theme, $50
Paint from your home via your phone, laptop, or desktop computer. Set up your table to paint along as you watch demos and get help on your project as you go. You don't have to pack up your supplies and drive a long way. You can meet up with your art friends (or make new ones) via Zoom. You won't get sick.
This class is for people with some experience with watercolor who want to develop their skills and take their art to the next level. This class is project based and will encompass review of foundational skills as well as exciting more advanced techniques and tricks with the medium. Instruction is step-by-step with lots of demonstrations and time for students to paint what they are seeing and learning. There will also be time to share your work and get feedback and helpful suggestions for continuing and improving. The learning and sharing continue in our online community -- our class can meet at the Facebook group found by searching "Angela's Art House" at the Facebook search bar.
Sign up at Eventbrite.com (link is below) or via PayPal or Venmo for any 2-date series that interests you and reserve your spot to be part of a fun and instructive class. Once your tuition is received, confirmation of your participation and handouts (inspiration piece, photo reference, and traceable drawing plus invitation link) will be sent to you ahead of class for you to prepare. Class will open a half hour ahead of start time for you to secure your link and visit before instruction begins. Video recordings of the class make it possible for you to never miss a session.
Eventually I will have downloadable packaged classes that you can access via Teachable.com.
Thursday Zoom dates:
(1st & 3rd enrolling now;
Waiting List for 2nd & 4th)
Sign up now with Eventbrite.
AUG: 6 & 20 Gorgeous Skies over Water/Land
13 & 27
SEP: 3 & 17 Bird Nest & Egg / Pen & Ink w WC
10 & 24
OCT: 1 & 15 Fall Leaves
8 & 22
NOV: 5 & 19 Barns or Trucks
DEC: 3 & 17 Animals / Pets
Beginning Watercolor & Pen
via ZOOM ~ Wednesdays
10 am-12:30 pm
(log on from 9:30 am)
2 classes per series on a theme, $50
Stay healthy and paint from home with your phone, desktop, or other favorite device. Set up your table to paint along as you watch demos and get help on your project as you go. You don't have to pack up your supplies and drive a distance. You can meet up with your art friends (or make new ones) via Zoom.
This is a true Beginning Watercolor painting class with Pen & Ink. We will work on all kinds of basic skills including basic drawing guidelines for seeing shapes and lines and how to get them from your eye/mind onto the paper. We'll go over the properties of the paint, and basic techniques for laying down paint including wet-into-wet and wet-into-dry applications and how to know when to use each. We will cover what it means to glaze and how to do it. You'll gain a good understanding of your materials (including brushes) and begin to gain control over this most fabulous of paint mediums (okay, I'm biased!) We will also cover basic pen techniques both modern and traditional. You will gain understanding of how and when to use pen in your artwork. Each class will give you skills that you can build on in the next one.
Sign up at Eventbrite.com or via PayPal or Venmo for any 4-date series (4 classes per month) that interests you and reserve your spot to be part of a fun and instructive class. We will do multiple projects in the month. Once your tuition is received, confirmation of your participation and handouts (inspiration piece, photo reference, and traceable drawing plus invitation link) will be sent to you ahead of class for you to prepare. Class will open a half hour ahead of start time for you to secure your link and visit before instruction begins.
Wednesdays Zoom dates:
Each series is 2 classes on
a theme; some classes do more
than one project in two weeks:
AUG: 5 & 12 Blueberries (2 projects)
19 & 26 Raspberries (2 projects)
SEP: 9 & 16 Calla Lilies (1 project)
23 & 30 Apples (1 project)
OCT: 7 & 14 Fall Leaves-Texture Focus
21 & 28 Fall Leaves-Negative Painting
NOV: 4 & 11 Still Life-Values (1 project)
18 & 25 Still Life-Neutrals (1 project)
DEC: 2, 9 & 16 Winter Landscape (2 projects)
Attendance & Refund Policy, Emergencies:
Dates are planned but subject to change without notice in case of emergency. In such case, credit will be given as a refund or toward a makeup class. Updates will be available when possible through email notifications and/or text. If you have questions, contact Angela at 503-705-9193 (okay to text this number.)
Because there are a limited number of spaces for "In-Studio" classes and other students may have been turned away in order to reserve a space with a pre-registration), class policy is there are no credits or refunds for missed classes. For Zoom participants, video recordings of missed classes can be viewed for a two week period following the missed class.
Hydrangeas -- July 2 & 16 (ZOOM)
July 21 (in studio)
Raspberries- August (ZOOM)
Pear Still Life / June 2020 (ZOOM)