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How I Spent My Summer Vacation - Special Labor Day Weekend Events, September 2012, FREE demos and a 2 Day Workshop!

"Vernazza" sketch in Theresa Goesling's Travel Journal

How I spent my Summer Vacation! 
Special Events Labor Day Weekend at Seattle Store!
Went on a wonderful Summer Vacation or wish you had? 
Come to our Labor Day Weekend FREE demos and learn how to turn your vacation photos (or Travel Dreams Photos) into Travel Journals or Paintings! Even if you stayed home this Summer you can go through your stash of past vacation photos (or inspiration photos of a place you dream to travel too) and get ideas on how to celebrate your trip, or inspire you to take someday!

We also have Watercolorist Ron Stocke here for a 2-Day Workshop: Creating Beautiful Watercolor Paintings from Travel Photos Workshop with Ron Stocke

Liesel Lund's Travel Journal
MIXED MEDIA: Making Your Own Travel Journal with Liesel Lund 
Saturday, September 1st , 2012
at 11 am & 1:30 pm - FREE demos!
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Celebrate your summer vacation in your journal. Liesel will demonstrate several techniques including: altering photos, layout ideas, combining collage with acrylic or watercolor paint on your pages, and making labels. You’ll get ideas for capturing your experience. These techniques also work well for family albums, or any themed journal. Join us and discover mixed media techniques for your art journaling adventures!

Theresa Goesling's Travel Journal
WATERCOLOR: Travel Journaling on the Italian Riviera with Theresa Goesling
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
at 12 pm & 2 pm - FREE demos!
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In this demonstration Theresa will inspire you paint in watercolors on your adventures. She will demonstrate easy tips to get your journal started even before you depart. You will get tips to simplify a scene, so that you can get right into painting quickly and effortlessly. You will see examples of step by step lessons in the Make Every Day A Painting Instruction Manual, by Theresa Goesling and Cindy Briggs.

"Bagno Vignoni Hot Springs"
by Dianna Shyne
ACRYLIC: Italian Vacation, Painting from Travel Photos with Dianna Shyne
Monday, September 3rd, 2012
at 11 am & 1:30 pm - FREE demos!
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Blue skies, green rolling hills, ancient bells, open air cafes, fields of bright red poppies, and sudden thunderstorms created the backdrop for Dianna Shyne's recent workshop retreat to Tuscany. Using her plein air sketches, studies and photos from the area, Dianna will demonstrate how to pull it all together.

"Rainy Day Lucca"
 by Ron Stocke
Creating Beautiful Watercolor Paintings from Travel Photos Workshop
with Ron Stocke
Saturday & Sunday,
September 1st & 2nd, 2012
11 am to 5 pm
$180 for the 2 Day Workshop
Please click HERE for more info & photos of Ron's Workshop!
In this two day workshop Ron will demonstrate his technique and show you how to capture the essence of your vacation experience in a loose watercolor painting. This class will focus on simplifying shapes, emphasizing values and capturing the feel of your subject matter with loose exciting brushstrokes. So pull out those photos from London, Paris, Rome or wherever you spent that dream vacation and let’s turn them into some great paintings!

Bring along a friend, and have fun with vicariously traveling with these artist
as they demonstrate "How To" preserve and celebrate Summer Vacations. 
Watch as they share with you tips on how you can paint your own
Beautiful Travel Paintings or make your own Travel Journals
even if your Summer Vacations are places you dream about visiting!

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