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FREE DEMO: Hands-On Acrylic Pouring with THOM WRIGHT, Sunday Sept 6, 2015

HANDS-ON ACRYLIC POURING DEMONSTRATION

THOM WRIGHT

Sunday, September 6, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
(one session)
FREE

Come and play!  Thom will show you some fun and clever acrylic pouring techniques and then you’ll try them yourself. 




  • Can’t draw?  No problem.
  • Creativity blocked?  This can help.
  • Just want to play with color?  You’re in the right place.


  • We’ll do direct pours, pours with mediums, dirty pours, pours with inclusions, and pours on a variety of substrates. 

    This will be an informal, give-it-a-try, fun experience for all adult participants.

    Think of it as a play date!

    Please call 206-223-9599 to reserve your seat today!

    Free DEMO-PLAYDAY & SOCIAL: Planning a Palette? with JODI STEELE, Sept 12, 2015

    

    PLANNING A PALETTE?

    JODI STEELE
    Saturday, September 12, 2015
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    FREE!

    Hands-on. Come on in.
    Share & Plan with other artists.

    Social Watercolor--
    Coffee and Treats provided!

    WORKSHOP. Creating the Illusion of Fabric in Paint with Lin LaMer, Sep 13, 2015

    Creating the Illusion of Fabric in Paint
    with Lin La Mer

    Sunday, September 13, 2015
    12-3:00 pm

    $30 Workshop

    contact Lin to register

    Fabric is important whether painting portraits, the clothed figure or still life. Fabric has been used throughout the history of painting to indicate social class, fashion and/or mood. Compare in your mind Sargent's full length portraits of society ladies dressed in elegant evening wear with the works documenting fishermen of the Adirondaks. You can immediately identify the fabrics in each work. There is no question the ladies wear silks, satins and other rare and expensive fabrics while the fishermen wear flannel and wool, often homespun and worn.

    Lin's students report that her methods relieve their tensions and inhibitions about "oil painting." Drawing, building the grisaille or monochromatic value painting then adding color builds confidence and success. Come build beautiful paintings with Lin.

    September 13th is class 6 in the series of 10.
    Newcomers are always welcome as several new fabric still life models are prepared each session.
    Contact Lin for information on what to bring and any preparation students should make in advance.
    $30 per class or $270 all 10 classes
    To Register contact Lin La Mer at draftaline50@msn.com
    Payable to Lin La Mer in check or cash

    Class 6: Sunday September 13th, Semi-transparent fabric part 2
    Classes 7 and 8: September 27th and October 11th, Satin, solid color
    Classes 9 and 10: October 25th and November 8th, Velvet

    WORKSHOP: STAB JOURNALS with JANICE BERKEBILE, Sept 18, 2015

    
    Creating Stab Journals
    Janice Berkebile
    Friday September 18th, 2015
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm 
    (30 minute lunch)
    $50 phone 206-223-9599 to register

    "Imagination becomes reality" expert Janice Berkebile comes back to Daniel Smith events with an exciting new journal for you to make. Are you fed up with the lack of selection in sketchbooks and journals—“Plain white cheap paper again?” Do you ever wish your sketchbook had several different types of paper; all in one book? Do you wish you could get a bound journal filled with your favorite specialty paper, and have it be your favorite size? 

    Join the next installment of our very own Janice Berkebile's year-long demonstration series: “A Personalized Journal For You!” Watch her demonstrate how to create journals and sketchbooks with numerous types of papers, various binding techniques and how to get the size and shape that perfectly fits you. We expect after finishing one of Janice's demos you'll want to learn more. Good news! Janice will follow each demonstration with a one day (six hour) workshop where each student will create the journal(s) of their imagination and hopes.

    Students can expect to leave each workshop with one or maybe even two finished journals, ready for drawings or paintings, writings or scribbles or even to be given away as a hand-made gift.


    Artist Bio:
    The DANIEL SMITH Seattle Store’s very own Janice Berkebile is an accomplished jewelry artist and author. Published works include “Making Wire & Bead Jewelry, Artful Wirework Techniques” and many videos filmed by Interweave press. Previously she has taught at Bead shows and Bead stores across the country and now she teaches locally at Fusion Beads. Join Janice as she explores her new passion: Journal-Making!s

    FREE DEMO and LECTURE: SKETCHING in WATERCOLOUR PLEIN AIR with Jane Blundell Sept 19, 2015

    FREE DEMO AND LECTURE:
    SKETCHING in WATERCOLOUR PLEIN AIR
    Jane Blundell
    Saturday, September 19th, 2015
    Session 1: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Session 2: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    FREE phone 206-223-9599 to reserve a seat
    Workshop 1
        September 20-21, 2015-phone to register
    Workshop 2
        September 22-23, 2015-phone to register

    Australian artist Jane Blundell, creator of deliciously vibrant watercolor paintings, author and illustrator is not just a trained teacher; she loves teaching! She is a member of the Australian Watercolour Institute and a keen participant in Urban and Plein Air sketching events. Jane started plein air sketching at age eleven. She joined Urban Sketchers in 2013 and presented two workshops at the 2015 Urban Sketchers Symposium in Singapore this July. Jane always works from life and and reports "I always will!" She runs weekly classes at home in Sydney as well as special workshops and demonstrations all over the world.

    Daniel Smith is delighted that Jane will join us in Seattle for one demo and two two-day workshops this September 2015. Jane will demonstrate how she works en plein air whether 'travel' or 'urban' sketching. She will go through what materials she uses, the colors and techniques. Jane will demo a variety of sketching approaches including fast, slower and more detailed methods.

    Come join us!

    2-DAY WORKSHOP (1 of 2): SKETCHING in WATERCOLOUR PLEIN AIR with JANE BLUNDELL, Sept 20-21, 2015

    2-DAY WORKSHOP  (1 of 2):
    SKETCHING in WATERCOLOUR PLEIN AIR
    Jane Blundell
    Sunday and Monday
    September 20-21, 2015
    10:30 am to 4:30 pm (30 min lunch break)
    $200 please phone 206-223-9599 to register
    Australian artist Jane Blundell, creator of deliciously vibrant watercolor paintings, author and illustrator is not just a trained teacher; she loves teaching! She is a member of the Australian Watercolour Institute and a keen participant in Urban and Plein Air sketching events. Jane started plein air sketching at age eleven. She joined Urban Sketchers in 2013 and presented two workshops at the 2015 Urban Sketchers Symposium in Singapore this July. Jane always works from life and and reports "I always will!" She runs weekly classes at home in Sydney as well as special workshops and demonstrations all over the world.

    In this workshop, participants will experience insight into the vast range of available sketching materials and techniques. The workshop will 'go outside' for plein air painting where participants will work first-hand trying all or concentrating on their favorite applications: urban, travel or journal sketching. Jane will help participants set up their kits to serve individual sketching purposes and show how these kits can be used successfully.

    Daniel Smith is located in Seattle's Industrial district. Our parking area sits under an overpass bridge built to route car traffic over a rail yard. The location is not 'picturesque countryside.' However, the urban shapes and structure-bent sunlight offers wonderful opportunity to interpret shadow, perspective and all the drama Seattle weather provides. Please check back to this site. If field trips are added to the workshop itinerary (participants are responsible for their transportation and conveyance), details will be posted here. Download the supply list.

    2-DAY WORKSHOP (2 of 2): SKETCHING in WATERCOLOUR PLEIN AIR with JANE BLUNDELL, Sept 22-23, 2015

    2-DAY WORKSHOP (2 of 2):
    SKETCHING in WATERCOLOUR PLEIN AIR
    Jane Blundell
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    September 22-23, 2015
    10:30 am to 4:30 pm (30 min lunch break)
    $200 please phone 206-223-9599 to register
    Australian artist Jane Blundell, creator of deliciously vibrant watercolor paintings, author and illustrator is not just a trained teacher; she loves teaching! She is a member of the Australian Watercolour Institute and a keen participant in Urban and Plein Air sketching events. Jane started plein air sketching at age eleven. She joined Urban Sketchers in 2013 and presented two workshops at the 2015 Urban Sketchers Symposium in Singapore this July. Jane always works from life and and reports "I always will!" She runs weekly classes at home in Sydney as well as special workshops and demonstrations all over the world.

    In this workshop, participants will experience insight into the vast range of available sketching materials and techniques. The workshop will 'go outside' for plein air painting where participants will work first-hand trying all or concentrating on their favorite applications: urban, travel or journal sketching. Jane will help participants set up their kits to serve individual sketching purposes and show how these kits can be used successfully.

    Daniel Smith is located in Seattle's Industrial district. Our parking area sits under an overpass bridge built to route car traffic over a rail yard. The location is not 'picturesque countryside.' However, the urban shapes and structure-bent sunlight offers wonderful opportunity to interpret shadow, perspective and all the drama Seattle weather provides. Please check back to this site. If field trips are added to the workshop itinerary (participants are responsible for their transportation and conveyance), details will be posted here. Download the supply list.

    Vendor Day 2015! Save the Date, September 26, 2015

    Daniel Smith's Third Annual Vendor Day


    Saturday 
    September 26th, 2015: 
    9am to 5pm


    Please join us for:
      * Free demonstrations.
      * Free samples 
      * Door prizes
      * Art and Fun


    BOOK SIGNING. Modern Flower Painter with Anna Mason, Sept 28, 2015

    
    Modern Flower Painter Book Signing and meet-n-greet

    Anna Mason
    Monday, September 28, 2015
    1-3 pm
    Free Book Signing
    I believe in being as generous as I possibly can with my method – and my book is no exception. You’ll find EVERYTHING you need to paint flowers in my fresh style.