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

Here is our schedule for Artist Workshops for October 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. Space is limited, so please register early. To Register, please call the Seattle Store at: 206-223-9599. 
Don't forget we also have FREE demos every weekend!

Artist Workshops for October 2012
Coming up this week!

 WATERCOLOR & OIL: Secrets for Sensational Art Applied with Anne Olwin
Sunday Oct 28th, 2012
11 am to 4 pm
$85 for the 1-day workshop
Learn and apply the Secrets for Sensational Art Every Artist Should Know. Whether you are a rank beginner or a seasoned artist, join Anne to work on these secrets that turn ho hum paintings into something special. The secrets behind value, edges, color, composition, etc. remain the same regardless of subject or media. Get ready to plunge into painting and take your art to a whole new level in this encouraging, hands-on, non-threatening class. Media (no solvents) and subject matter your choice.

Past Weekend Workshops for October:

WATERCOLOR: Dramatic Light with Cindy Briggs & Theresa Goesling
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
10 am to 3 pm
$75 for the 1-day workshop
Learn how to capture dramatic light in your paintings. The instructors will guide beginners through advanced intermediate watercolorists through the simple steps to add light to your paintings. Instructors will guide you through the design process and you will learn a simplified approach to completing your painting in rich luminous watercolors. Cindy and Theresa make painting with watercolors an easy and enjoyable experience!

ACRYLIC: Stretching Towards Abstraction with Jacqui Beck
Sunday, October 14th, 2012
10:30 am to 4:30 pm
$85 for the 1-day workshop
Would you like to make your paintings to be more contemporary and personal? 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. 

WATERCOLOR: Reflections in Water with Kay Barnes
Saturday, October 20th, 2012
11 am to 4 pm
$85 for the 1-day workshop
This workshop will focus on the subject of reflections in water. The under painting process on very wet paper will create the sky reflecting in a quiet passage of a river. Special watercolor techniques such as sponging, splattering, misting to create soft edges and the illusion of moss and lichen growing on the trees near the river bank are just a few of the special effects we will strive to capture in this workshop. Many skills will be explored and this workshop would be suitable for all levels.

BOOKBINDING: Making Custom Sketchbooks with Matt Pernack
Sunday, October 21st, 2012
11 am to 4 pm
$75 for the 1-day workshop
Learn the basics of bookbinding and make your own custom sketchbook at this workshop. Once you know the basics of this traditional medium, you’ll be able to make your own custom journals, books and sketchbooks, great for you and for gifts!

WATERCOLOR: Country Barns with Ann Breckon
Monday & Tuesday, October 22nd & 23rd, 2012
10 am to 4 pm
$150 for the 2-day workshop
So many barns, so little time!
Barns are fun to paint! There is such an appealing variety of barn shapes, colors and settings, all of them recalling us to calm, rural, slow-paced times. Learn perspective, color and composition lessons while painting an iconic red barn with white trim, it's image in a reflecting pond, the beautiful yard and forest around it, plus the snowy mountains in the background. Paint one of the great photos Ann has taken of barns or bring in your own favorite. Good perspective and composition lessons. Come join the fun! 

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