Sumi-e Bird on Branch

Learn how to capture the essence of a subject with simplicity and spontaneity using traditional sumi brushes and black ink. We’ll begin with a demo of the very meditative process of making ink on a grinding stone and move on to the brush strokes that will evoke the spirit of our subject!

Today I’ll show you a few ways to capture the essence of a bird on a branch using inks and a sumi brush😊

Add $10 to the reg price and I will provide all supplies for this session!

Acrylic Festive Painted Bunting

Explore the unique joys of working with acrylics – one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums of them all.

For a few years now we have painted Holiday Birds around this time . We’ve had so much fun, it has become a tradition for the holiday season. This year let’s use Melissa VC’s adorable photo to add a ‘Festive Painting Bunting’! 

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Add $10 to the regular price and I will provide all supplies for this session!

Acrylic Great Blue Heron

Explore the unique joys of working with acrylics–one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums of them all.

We’ll use a fun salt technique on the background of this delightful painting of a Great Blue Heron!😊

Add $10 to the reg price and I will provide all supplies for this session!

 

Acrylic Spring Songbird

Explore the unique joys of working with acrylics – one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums of them all.
This little song bird is so adorable and the branch so colorful it is a joy to paint. Inspired by a photo Jill Wellington on Unsplash,  I can’t wait to paint it with you!😊

Add $10 to the regular price and I will provide all supplies for this session!

Acrylic Hello Friend

Explore the unique joys of working with acrylics – one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums of them all.
Today we’ll paint my version of “Hello Friend”. A festive painting of an adorable snowman and bird by fellow Grumbacher artist Liz Bolton 😊
Add $10 to the regular price and I will provide all supplies for this session!
Stay all day and pay $40 for both classes (additional for supplies).

Pastel Sandpiper at Sunrise

Discover the unique joys of this powdery medium. It is considered both a drawing and a painting process and is extremely versatile!

Today I’ll show you how to use your soft pastels and a simple blending tool to capture the lovely light moving through ‘Sandpiper at Sunrise’ 😊

Stay all day and pay $40 for both classes.

Acrylic Seagull on the Beach

Explore the unique joys of working with acrylics – one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums of them all.

‘Seagull on the Beach’ has always been a treasured lesson – it’s time to paint it again! Don’t worry, it’s easier than it looks and of course I will guide you through its creation 😉

Acrylic Rooster

Explore the unique joys of working with acrylics – one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums of them all.

Today we’ll paint ‘Rooster’ – this dude sure has attitude! A bit of palette knife work in this one😊

Acrylic Cardinal in the Snow

Explore the unique joys of working with acrylics – one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums of them all.

Today we will paint this adorable ‘Cardinal in the Snow’. He’s all fluffed out to handle the cold 😉

Stay all day and pay $35 for both classes.

Acrylic Chickadee

Explore the unique joys of working with acrylics – one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums of them all.

This little “Chickadee” is one of my favorite paintings from classes years ago. I’ll show you how to paint as is or add a festive winter cap😉

Stay all day and pay $35 for both classes.