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FREE HANDS-ON DEMO: DANIEL SMITH Water Soluble Oils: Learn All About Them with Deborah Burns. Jan 21, 2017. 10am-11:30am

LEARN ALL ABOUT
DANIEL SMITH
WATER-SOLUBLE OILS

with Deborah Burns


FREE DEMO--HANDS-ON!
Saturday, January 21, 2017
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Seating is limited.
Register at: 206-223-9599.


We invite you to come and paint for yourself! Learn about the wonderful DANIEL SMITH Water Soluble Oils!


FREE DEMO! Rainy Day Drawing Exercises with SUE HESTON. Jan 21, 2017. 11-12:30

RAINY DAY DRAWING EXERCISES
with SUE HESTON

FREE DEMO!
Saturday, January 21, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Learn several drawing exercises, which you can practice with photos, to improve your real life sketching skills.

Sue Heston will demonstrate simple exercises to help you work on three elements that even experienced sketchers often find challenging.
* Understanding values
* Seeing the big shapes before the details
* Foreshortening

Jan 21, 2nd of 8-WEEK MASTER CLASS: Master Technique Oil Painting with SHELLEY IRISH. Jan 14-Mar 4, 2017. 1-4pm

MASTERS' TECHNIQUE
OIL PAINTING CLASS

with SHELLEY IRISH

8-WEEK MASTER CLASS $400
Saturdays
January 14, 21, 28, 2017
February 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017
and March 4, 2017

1:00 - 4:00 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

This workshop is designed for those with basic painting experience. You will learn Master’s Technique oil painting in an eight-week sequence and with a focus on how to use modern materials to optimize your painting experience.

FREE DEMO: Painting Pet Portraits in Oil with JULIA CARPENTER. Jan 21, 2017. 1:30-3:30.

PAINTING PET PORTRAITS
in OIL

with JULIA CARPENTER

FREE DEMO!
Saturday, January 21, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Julia will show you how to prepare and paint a portrait of your favorite animal. She will use a variety of oil paints including some R&F pigments sticks.

In addition, Julia will demonstrate and discuss mixing a working palette of appropriate colors and the benefits and applications of specific brushes as well as several other tools that help you make a successful painting.

Two 1-DAY WORKSHOPS: Block Printing with Oil-based inks and Watercolor with MOLLY HASHIMOTO. Jan 28, & Mar 5, 2017. 10:30am-4:30pm

BLOCK PRINTING with OIL-BASED INKS and WATERCOLORS
with MOLLY HASHIMOTO

1-DAY WORKSHOP: $100
Sunday, January 22, 2017
10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

NEW! Second Workshop JUST ADDED!
1-DAY WORKSHOP: $100

Sunday, March 5, 2017
10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

15 January Week 2 of 6-WEEK WORKSHOP: Drawn to Color! with MARY SHEA. Starts Jan 15, 2017. 1:30-3:30pm

DRAWN to COLOR
with MARY SHEA

6-WEEK CLASS: $150
Sundays, January 15, 22, 29, 2017
February 5, 12, 19, 2017

1:30 - 3:30 pm
Register at 206-223-9599

FREE DEMO!
Saturday, January 7, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

~ Do you want to draw? Do you want to learn more about color?
~ Here is an opportunity to do both!
~ Brighten the dark months with this 6 week drawing class for adults. The focus will be on studying and practicing the basic elements of drawing – line, shape, value, space, form, texture – and color!

Jan 23, Class 3 of 4: Alphabet Alchemy! Drop Caps & the Ampersand with JANICE BERKEBILE. Mondays in Jan 2017. 5-7pm

ALPHABET ALCHEMY!
DROP CAPS & the AMPERSAND

with JANICE BERKEBILE

4-WEEK CLASS: $100 or $30/week
Mondays 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
January 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017
Register at 206-223-9599

FREE DEMO! Drop Caps & the Ampersand
Friday, January 6, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am

After class each week you'll head home with your creative process charged up and a whole new alphabet just filled with your personality! Janice has designed a terrific step-by-step process to help you create alphabets of Drop Caps. AND (pun intended) January classes will explore the most famous ligature, the ampersand!

Drop Caps help you consider as an artist each letter individually: explore letter form through manipulation, shadow as a function of form and dimension, and embellishment of all sorts. You'll gain experience making each letter different than the last.

A letter a Day!

FREE DEMO: Screen Printing-Three Colors, Screens and Techniques with DARCIE THOMPSON. Jan 28, 2017. 11-12:30

SCREEN PRINTING: THREE
COLORS, SCREENS and TECHNIQUES

with DARCIE THOMPSON

FREE DEMO!
Saturday, January 28, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Darcie will demonstrate SpeedBall Arts' materials for three color screen printing with three techniques and three screens. Screen printing is very accessible, highly versatile, and can be done at home with ease. It is a mediums that allows you the full range of expression from fine detail to sparse graphic line.

FREE DEMO: Intro to URBAN SKETCHING Seattle 10x10 with many URBAN SKETCHING INSTRUCTORS. Jan 28, 2017. 11am-1pm

INTRO to URBAN SKETCHING SEATTLE 10x10: Discovering Your City One Sketch at a Time

with input from ALL AVAILABLE URBAN SKETCHING INSTRUCTORS including lots of your favorites

FREE DEMO!
Saturday, January 28, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

From the Urban Sketcher blog, "Check here for the Urban Sketcher 10x10 program in Seattle and come join URBAN SKETCHERS for a free lecture at Daniel Smith Seattle . . .. Meet and learn with local sketchers. This is a great way to get into sketching if you are interested but need some help. Tell your friends . . .All levels are welcome! . . .  What ever you do, don't miss out on this great opportunity!"

DANIEL SMITH is excited to have many of the URBAN SKETCHER professionals teaching for this demo. It provides you with a terrific opportunity to find a style you're interested in learning, a teacher who "speaks your language," a viewpoint that catches your imagination.