NEW! Art Workshops

painting dogs 

 Painting is Easy!!

In this super fun workshop you will enjoy paintnig on paper,
 t-shirt and canvas. 
Designs are already outlined kind of like a coloring book.

NO experience with art neccessary!!! 

July 23rd, 2011, Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm and/or
Sep 24th, 2011, Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Louden Nelson Center, 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz, California

Map to Louden Nelson Ctr 

Wedsite for Louden Nelson Ctr  Tuition: 160.00  Limit 16 students

hand painted dog shirt custom   hand painted custom tank top shirt hand painted dog tee shirt t-shirt   

 What are we going to do in the workshop?  3 Projects!

.Project 1:  First we'll warm up with doodling in our sketch books Like we are 5 years old.  This workshop allows to expand your drawing ability and those that don't want to draw shine in creativity.

Project 2:   Trace or draw a dogs and cats onto a t-shirt making it easy to paint.  Diane will show her techniques on how to create a watercolor effect.

Project 3:   Paint an acylic painting on canvas.  Have a xerox of your pet we adhere it to a canvas then paint on top of it.  No drawing skills needed.

Please bring:

Your amazing self

Brushes are provided but if you'd like to get your own I suggest: your favorite brushes, a number 4 round nylon bristle, a number 8 flat nylon bristles. #4 round is about the size of a pencil, #8 flat is about 1" wide

Multi Media Sketch Book 9" x 12" is a nice size but get one that feels right to you

Drawing pencil (I love the Draughting #314 but any pencil including a number 2 from school is fine.

  Image of your pet to paint onto canvas:
  Bring 2 of the same pic, color or black & white. 8"x10" computer print out or xerox of your pet.
  Optional things to bring:

Apron or clothes and shoes you don't mind getting paint on

Diane Will bring:Acrylic paints and Gloss medium and paint brushes     

     painting tee shirt t-shirt with pet, dogs

white or off white t-shirts prewashed cotton

8" x 10" premade canvases

Paper towels

xeroxes of dogs and cats and flowers to practice with

Pencil sharpener

Black felt tip pen




Tracing pencil

Collage materials such as origami paper, page from a book, ribbon, thread or yarn

extra supplies

Questions?  Call me at 831-479-9302  Day of the class call my cell at 831-227-0217

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 painting dogs

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