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

Here is our schedule for Artist Workshops for March 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 regiester early to be sure of a spot in the workshop, and to make sure workshops are not cancelled due to low enrollment. 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 March Schedule

WATERCOLOR: The Rich Italian Riviera Palette - Travel for the day with nationally recognized travel artist experts Cindy Briggs & Theresa Goesling
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
Discover how Theresa Goesling and Cindy Briggs take their idea from inspiration to design to captivating painting. Create a painting in rich lustrous watercolors capturing sunlight in the “aged” ambiance of Italy as you learn how to make the most of original and unique Daniel Smith watercolors. Focus will be on color, light and texture in this Italian themed workshop.
001 900 249
$75 per day
10 am to 3 pm

WATERCOLOR: Watercolor Stick Workshop with Che Lopez
Sunday, March 11th, 2012 
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Add a new dimension to your paintings with DANIEL SMITH Watercolor Sticks. Watercolor Sticks are great in the studio, for sketching, and Plein Aire artists who want to carry light on their travels. In this Workshop, Che will teach you both innovative drawing, and traditional watercolor painting techniques using the sticks, dry, wet, off the stick and mixed in a palette. Don't like to see pencil lines in your work? Draw directly on the paper and use a wet brush to mix and add beautiful washes. Learn new expressive ways of working with watercolors with Che in this new watercolor workshop!
001 900 342
$75 per day
11 am to 4 pm 

ACRYLIC: Stretching Towards Abstraction (all mediums welcome) with Jacqui Beck
Saturday, March 24th, 2012
Would you like to make your paintings to be more contemporary and personal?
Not just for acrylic painters, artists working with all mediums (oil painters, no solvents please) are welcome at this workshop.  Learn about the process of abstraction and how you can use abstracting to make your artwork more creative, loose, personal, and interesting. Some topics: Inspiration (starting a painting), using references, theory and history, what is abstraction, personal expression and dealing with your inner critic, techniques for abstracting. Bring more life to your paintings, and more enjoyment to your painting process. Discover techniques that lend themselves to increasing the tendency to experiment, loosen up, and be more expressive.
001 020 332
$85 per day
10 am to 4 pm

ACRYLIC: Introduction to Acrylic Painting with Alicia Harvey
Sunday, March 25th, 2012
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Always wanted to try acrylics but were afraid of the cost and complexity? Acrylics aren't as costly or complex as you might think. In this workshop, fun is the word - and you don't have to know how to draw to paint! You'll learn how to: set up your workspace for painting, mix colors, paint directly from photos without drawing, create a simple acrylic painting, and create a mixed media painting with acrylics and decorative papers. This is designed to be a fun workshop to get you started painting, at the end of the workshop you‘ll have the confidence to take your acrylic painting to the next level, and have two finished paintings!
001 900 540
$75 per day
11 am to 4 pm

YUPO: Painting on YUPO using Watercolor, Gouache & Acrylic with Joan Archer
Monday, March 26th, 2012
“Yupo-mania”, a water-media based workshop on working with Yupo paper. A comprehensive workshop giving instruction about the application of water-media (watercolors, gouache, metallics, acrylics and Chinese brush and ink) on the Yupo paper. Students will “build” paintings, using these media, using a variety of techniques and explore the possibilities they offer.
001 020 046
$75 per day
10 am to 4 pm

WATERCOLOR, GOUACHE, ACRYLIC, OIL: Impressionistic Figure Painting from a Live Model with Henry Stinson
Saturday, March 31st, 2012
Please click HERE to find out more about this Workshop!
This five hour painting class gives you a great opportunity to learn the fundamentals of impressionistic figure painting from a highly respected artist and instructor. Henry will lecture and demonstrate on the impressionistic approach to figure painting helping you understand the relationship between color and temperature as you develop a solid foundation for creating paintings. Each student will be given individual instruction and will work directly from the nude figure. This class is a must for artists (working in most mediums) in all levels interested in improving their figure painting abilities.
001 900 805
$75 per day, plus model fee
11 am to 4 pm

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