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July 2024 Art Play Dates via Zoom

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ART PLAY DATES ARE IN SESSION ON TUESDAYS AT 11 AM CENTRAL TIME!

Hello Everyone!

You are invited to come hang out for an hour with other cool folks, and express your creativity!

Art is good for the heart, mind, body, and soul. Join us!

These classes are virtual classes, meaning you can join in from the comfort of your home!

July 2024

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

11am Central Time-12pm Central Time

Color Study Stripes

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On an 8x8 inch watercolor paper, we'll work on a color study where we focus on blending and lifting color.

Suggested Supplies:

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

11am Central Time-12pm Central Time

Using Stencils to Create Characters, Shapes and Patterns

Are you a collector or creator of stencils?

I know I am!

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Let's put our stencils to use by creating characters, shapes and patterns.

Feel free to work in your journal or on loose paper for more of a "paper doll" project.

Suggested Supplies:

  • Stencils i.e. Megan Quinlan, Leaca Young, StencilGirl, Joggles
  • Water-soluble media-markers, watercolors, pencils
  • Pen/Pencil for tracing
  • Paper-journal or loose mixed media/watercolor paper
  • Scissors (if cutting out characters)
  • Fine tipped markers and gel pens for adding fun details

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

11am Central Time-12pm Central Time

Gel Printing with Plants

Summer is a great time to observe and honor nature.

Let's gather a few leaves, even dandelion leaves are great, and use them with the gel plate!

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Suggested Supplies:

  • Gel Plate 8x10 inches (or any size you have)
  • Soft rubber brayer
  • Acrylic paints
  • plants from outside
  • paper for printing, i.e. copy paper or cardstock
  • paper for rolling off the brayer (I like to use legal size copy paper)
  • wax paper
  • plastic cloth for placing wet prints

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

11am Central Time-12pm Central Time

Spots, Dots, & Dashes using Inks

I once wrote a poem about pink ink. I adore ink!

How about you?

Fountain pen ink, drawing ink, acrylic ink, tech ink, I love it all!

Let's get those beloved inks out and play!

We'll make spots, dots, and dashes, or whatever else you want to make!

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Suggested Supplies:

  • Watercolor or mixed media paper
  • Tracing paper or onion skin paper
  • Self-healing cutting mat (to stabilize tracing paper)
  • ALL of the inks that you have (or maybe a nice selection of them)
  • ball point pen for labeling (optional)
  • dip pen (metal or glass nib) (optional)
  • paint brush(es) that are NOT your best watercolor brushes
  • baby wipes
  • paper towels 
  • an old chopstick
  • bamboo dip pen (optional)

Tuesday, July 30, 2024

11am Central Time-12pm Central Time

Night Sky Drawings (Inspired by Lucy J Mahon)

Stars, moons, buildings, people and plants are common themes in the work of Lucy Mahon.

Let's get out our best colored pencils and art crayons, and get coloring!

Feel free to grab your favorite sun, moon, and star stencils, too.

Maybe an eyeball or two would be fun to add to the sky?

Let your imagination take over.

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Suggested Supplies:

  • 4.25x6 inch watercolor paper OR 4x8 inch watercolor paper
  • pencil and eraser for sketching
  • pencil sharpener
  • stencils of sun, moon, stars, buildings, trees, etc. (optional)
  • colored pencils i.e. Holbein Artists' Colored Pencils-Prussian Blue, Luminous Red, Raisin, yellows, oranges, browns, Jaune Brilliant, Pink, light blue, etc.
  • Caran d'Ache Neocolor I artist crayons (optional)

 

NOTE: Registration fee is per person, per class

Low-income/Restricted-income rate when you purchase the month of classes

Thank you for your interest and support!

I look forward to creating with you!

Register for ALL 5 July Classes

$175 USD -SAVE $35 and get 5 classes for the price of 4 =

$140 USD 

 

 

Low/restricted-income click below

Register for all 5 July classes

$140

$100 USD (You Save $75)

 

Register for individual Tuesday classes in July

$35 USD per person/per class

NOTE: Please email me with the Tuesday class dates you are choosing

Tuesday, July 2

Tuesday, July 9

Tuesday, July 16

Tuesday, July 23

Tuesday, July 30

IMPORTANT: Be sure your PayPal email address is current, as that is how I will send you the Zoom link for class.

Policy Note: No refunds. I am a one-woman, small business. Thanks in advance for your understanding.

With Gratitude, Love, Kindness, and Creativity,

-Briana aka OrangeSpiralArts

 

 

 

 

 


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