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FREE DEMO/CONVERSATION: Licensing Your Art Work with RAY PFORTNER. June 21, 2017. 11am-12:30pm

LICENSING YOUR ART WORK
with RAY PFORTNER

FREE DEMO/LECTURE/CONVERSATION
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

There are enormous opportunities beyond simply the original in our digital age - to diversify your art, making it much more accessible, and to license it to third parties. Explore the wealth of licensing options and how to merchandising for them is worth learning and taking action..

FREE SPECIAL EVENT! CINDY LANE demonstrates her Specialty Effects with DANIEL SMITH Watercolors. June 23, 2017. 2-4pm

SPECIALTY EFFECTS with
DANIEL SMITH Watercolors

with CINDY LANE

VERY SPECIAL EVENT!
FREE
-but reserve your seat:
phone 206-223-9599

Friday, June 23, 2017
2:00 - 4:00 pm

Cindy Lane, self-proclaimed "happy artist and illustrator living in sunny Australia", is a professional, and award winning fine artist based in Perth. She works daily in her studio expressing her lifelong relationship with the natural world.

Cindy's demo will show you how she achieves her surprising and innovative effects using DANIEL SMITH watercolors.

2-DAY WORKSHOP: Painting Vistas in Watercolor with RON STOCKE. Jun 24-25, 2017. 10am-4:30 pm

PAINTING VISTAS in WATERCOLOR
with RON STOCKE

2-DAY WORKSHOP: $250
Saturday-Sunday, June 24-25, 2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Register at 206-223-9599
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Join watercolorist Ron Stocke in this unique workshop as he teaches students how to create exciting vistas in watercolor. Students will learn how to achieve atmospheric effects and create a sense of depth, while addressing an elevated perspective. Simplifying a complicated background and mid grounds will also be a focus.

2-DAY WORKSHOP! Capturing the Energy of Pacific Northwest Landscapes in Watercolor and Ink with NIKKI FRUMKIN. Jun 24-25, 2017 11am-4pm

CAPTURING the ENERGY
of PACIFIC NORTHWEST LANDSCAPES
in WATERCOLOR and INK

with NIKKI FRUMKIN

2-DAY WORKSHOP: $250
Saturday-Sunday, June 24-25
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

FREE DEMO!
Saturday, May 13, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Nikki explains, "learn about my process, full of accidents, rule breaking and playing! As I paint, I will talk about what I am doing, how I think about painting and how my process comes together. You will be able to ask questions as we go and I will answer as many questions as I can. The more questions the better!


1/2-DAY WORKSHOP: Paint the Love In! using Acrylics with SHELLEY IRISH. June 24, 2017. 12pm-3pm

PAINT THE LOVE IN!
using ACRYLICS

with SHELLEY IRISH

1/2-DAY WORKSHOP: $50
Saturday, June 24, 2017
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

No painting or artistic experience necessary! Just come and have fun!

When we Paint the Love In! we use active acrylic painting techniques and create art with intentional, personal meaning. What do you love, what are you grateful for, what is your language of love? What symbolizes the love in yout life, what color is it, how does it move and feel? Learn how to paint it out on canvas and into your heart. Shelley Irish teaches straightforward painting techniques complemented by creative self-care exercises to give you a unique learning experience.

Two Sundays in June FREE HANDS-ON PLAY DAY: Social Watercolor with Jodi Steele, Jun 11, 25, 2017 10:30-Noon


SOCIAL WATERCOLOR PLAY DAY!
with JODI STEELE

Two Sundays in June
June 11, 25, 2017
10:30 - Noon


FREE and Hands-on!

Come on in.

So much color . . . so little time

Share and paint with other artists.
Social Watercolor -- Coffee and Treats provided!

FREE DEMO/CONVERSATION: Working with Non-Profits-Good for Them-Great for You with RAY PFORTNER. June 28, 2017. 11am-12:30pm

WORKING with NON-PROFITS: GOOD for THEM! GREAT for YOU
with RAY PFORTNER

FREE DEMO/LECTURE/CONVERSATION
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

There is a multitude of non-profit organizations in every community and they need our art. They often make the first logical client for our art business. Explore the pros and cons of working with non-profits.

ONE-EVENING WORKSHOP: Meditative Painting! using Acrylics with SHELLEY IRISH. June 29, 2017. 5pm-6:30pm

MEDITATIVE PAINTING
using ACRYLICS

with SHELLEY IRISH

ONE-EVENING WORKSHOP: $25
Thursday, June 29, 2017
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

No painting or artistic experience necessary! Just come and have fun!

Slow down and push paint around. We learn techniques to focus on being in the moment with the painting process. The workshop starts with a simple meditation and continues into painting with a quiet mind. Our paint colors, brushstrokes and composition play second fiddle to painting in a way that makes your body feel good and your mind rest. Shelley Irish teaches straightforward painting techniques complemented by creative self-care exercises to give you a unique learning experience.

2-DAY WORKSHOP: Acrylic Skill Building-Unleash the Power of Acrylic Paint! with ANGELA BANDURKA Jul 1-2, 2017. 10am-4:30pm

ACRYLIC SKILL BUILDING:
UNLEASH the POWER of ACRYLIC PAINT!

with ANGELA BANDURKA

2-DAY WORKSHOP: $225
Saturday-Sunday July 1-2, 2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

Beginners to all levels welcome. Frustrated with how fast acrylic paints dry? That's one of Angela's favorite aspects of this versatile medium, and she will show you how to use it to your advantage. Starting with the surface you work on, all the way to the finishing touches! This class is great for anyone who is looking for tools to create more interesting and effective representational paintings using acrylic paint.

FREE DEMO! Monoprinting with Golden OPEN Acrylics and Speedball Gel Plates with DARCIE THOMPSON. July 1, 2017. 11am-12:30pm

MONOPRINTING with GOLDEN OPEN ACRYLICS and SPEEDBALL GEL PLATES
with DARCIE THOMPSON

FREE DEMO!
Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Darcie introduces Speeball's New Gel Printing Plates and shows how perfectly they work with Golden's OPEN Acrylics for a variety of monotype methods. You've seen Darcy at our popular Vendor Day demonstrating new products. She knows the ins and outs of these wonderful art tools and can answer your questions while she creates lovely examples of what you can do yourself.