Posts in the Category: Art Classes

**SOLD OUT** FEB 15TH 6:30pm-7:30pm @ Menchies frozen yogurt Hwy 97 Unit #100, Kelowna BC MONSTERS!!! But seriously, who doesn’t love monsters?? I am thrilled to announce that I will be teaching weekly FAMILY PAINT NIGHTS at Menchie’s. What better way to kick off the classes than with these adorable little monsters!? We’ll have a   

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SUPPLIES: -9″×12″ canvas -Painters tape -Paint brushes (a couple different sizes) -Blue, black, and white acrylic paint -scissors *optional (we used them to cut out the moon shapes) HOW WE DID IT: We started by ripping pieces of tape to create the tree shapes. The thicker pieces were used for the tree trunks and the   

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We were going to paint the “Metallic Winter Trees” project today, however, one of the ladies had already done that project last week. She loves coming to my class and did not want to miss out, so she suggested that she could paint a star. What a great idea! Guess what? She set a trend…   

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We created these wonderful winter wonderlands in class today using acrylic paint and metallic fabric paint. Everyones interpretations were so different and every bit as lovely. Painting the scenes brought back childhood memories for some of the ladies. One lady reminisced about hiking into the forest with her father to cut down their christmas tree.   

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I’m always amazed at how different the final pieces of artwork are. I often fear that, with using one template and limited colors of paint, there won’t be much variation between the pieces. I am ALWAYS proven wrong. These poinsettias are no exception! They truely are uique one-of-a-kind pieces of art!!! I first made a   

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I first drew a leaf onto thick construction paper. I then cut the leaf out and used it as a template. Each person recieved three pieces of paper: a cut out leaf, the background paper where the leaf was cut from, and a blank paper that they could use to trace their own leaf onto.   

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These butterflies turned out so beautifully! They remind me of inkblot rorschach tests. Each butterfly holds its own little story; its own little world. The preliminary steps were a bit intense, but soooo worth it. What you’ll need: -piece of cardboard (big enough to draw your butterfly) -sharpie pen -scissors -painters tape -exacto knife -watercolor   

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I absolutely adore this painting. It was a pleasure to see it come to life! I brought one of my own original paintings for the class to use as a reference. Everyone did a great job, however, I’d like to showcase this piece in particular. I love how she used my painting as inspiration and   

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We focused on creating visual layers in class today: forground, midground, and background. While most were able to accomplish the layering, one gentleman threw all instructions out the window! Haha I love the rebellious black sheep!! He lived in the Rockies for some time as a young man, and wanted to capture the Grandness of   

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