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April 2012 Schedule of Artist Workshops at the Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store

Here is our schedule for Artist Workshops for April 2012 at the Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store. These are usually 4 to 5 hour long "Hands On" workshops with the instructors demonstrating and teaching various art techniques. You will be creating during the workshop as you learn. These workshops have a fee, a list of supplies to bring to work with, and require registration.
Please register early as space is limited!  To Register, please call the Seattle Store at: 206-223-9599.

To find out about the FREE Demos and Artist Workhops at our Bellevue DANIEL SMITH Store, please click here: Bellevue April Schedule.

COLLAGE & MORE! with Collage Artist Traci Bautista - Featuring her New Book: “Doodles Unleashed”
Canceled, and re-scheduled for Sunday, September 16th, 2012.
We are sorry to have to cancel and  re-schedule, we look forward to having Traci here in September!
Monday, April 2nd, 2012
Please click HERE for more info about Traci's Workshop!
REDEFINE the Doodle! Explore storytelling with lines, shapes and mark-making. techniques from Traci’s new book, Doodles Unleashed. This workshop is all about seeing things with new eyes and creating art intuitively with exercises to encourage drawing and doodling. Traci teaches how to use doodling as a raw form of expression and a vehicle for telling your personal story. Learn colorful background and printmaking techniques including spontaneous marks with handmade stamps and found tools. Then let the painted canvas inspire your doodles, scribble personal graffiti and explore layers of collage. Work with an arsenal of creative tools to find unique, intuitive ways to make your mark.
001 900 806
$140 per day - Plus $15 Kit fee payable to Instructor
9:30 am to 3 pm

Watercolor: Travel Journal with Water Media, including Pens, Waterbrushes, Walnut Ink and Watercolor with Molly Hashimoto
Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
Learn an entire repertoire of watercolor techniques to use while traveling, including ways to keep your kit lightweight and portable. We will use a variety of inexpensive materials, almost all of them water-based, discuss types of journals, learn wash and brush techniques, cover landscape and quick tips on managing perspective on architectural subjects. Participants are encouraged to bring their own photos.
001 020 069
$75 per day
11 am to 4 pm

WATERCOLOR: How to Glaze with Watercolors with Kay Barnes
Saturday, April 28th, 2012
What is a glaze? Glazes of watercolor are thin transparent applications of paint typically laid over previous washes which have been allowed to dry completely. Kay also use a glazing technique on wet paper. The resulting image has tremendous depth and a radiant life like quality. Color and color intensity greatly affect a painting both in planning stages as well as during the creative process. Glazing is also used to establish light, atmosphere, dominance of color and temperature, and to build form, depth and values. This workshop will explore many ways to use and apply glazes.This process of selecting the colors, values, mixtures and temperatures before the actual paint application is a valuable tool in the whole painting process. It helps take the fear out of making some of these important decisions and paint with greater confidence and authority.
001 025 506
$85 per day
11 am to 4 pm

BUSINESS of ART: Exhibiting Your Art with Ray Pfortner
Sunday, April 29th, 2012
What comes next after creating art? Exhibiting it publicly – for feedback, to sell, to secure commissions, and to fuel more creation. But where to show: galleries, non-gallery venues, festivals? How to approach a venue? What terms do you want from them? How to price your work? How to promote a show? What signage to include? How to hang? How to handle sales tax? Explore all these and more. For all visual artists working in all media, whether the next show will be your first or your fiftieth. Bring 5 samples of your work, originals or reproductions, to share with the workshop for personalized coaching.
001 900 456
$85 per day
11 am to 5 pm

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