Acrylic Make A Wish

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

Today we will paint the always popular ‘Make a Wish’ I love the way this looks on a taped canvas with the watery background seeping through! Of course you may elect to have a cleaner edge it’s all good! 😊 

This class is offered at Thomas Place as part of the Community Outreach Program for The City of Fort Worth and requires sign up through them. You can learn more about how by contacting me and/or signing up for my newsletter!

Mixed Media Forest Light

Expand on the inherent versatility of acrylics by adding other mediums, specialty papers, 3D embellishments, etc. to create your masterpiece. Your imagination is your only limitation.

Today we will recreate ‘Forest Light’ I used stamped papers with a favored quote and musical notes to rise up through the trees to draw the viewer in – Fun😊

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

Sumi-e Peony

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 we’ll do a study of the master Huang Shen’s glorious painting using the sumi-e technique on canvas.

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

Introduction to Alcohol Inks

Join us to explore this fast drying, vibrant, transparent medium with many exciting possibilities for use!

Today we’ll delve into the how’s and why’s of this serendipitous medium and have fun playing while we do!

This class is offered at Thomas Place as part of the Community Outreach Program for The City of Fort Worth and requires sign up through them. You can learn more about how by contacting me and/or signing up for my newsletter!

Sumi-e Great Blue Heron Waits

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!

The Great Blue Heron is a symbol of patience and watchfulness… a particularly fitting subject for using the sumi-e technique!

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

Acrylic Floral Dreams

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

‘Floral Dreams’ was inspired by an awesome photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash. I love the range of blues to pinks and will show you a fun way to build the flowers. There is lots of room for your inner artist to play with this one! 😊

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

Acrylic Bubbles!

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

Who doesn’t love Bubbles! The light moves through them in a particular way and I look forward to sharing my process in capturing the effect with you! 😊

This class is offered at Thomas Place as part of the Community Outreach Program for The City of Fort Worth and requires sign up through them. You can learn more about how by contacting me and/or signing up for my newsletter!

Open Studio

Have a project you need help with?  Whether acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastels, drawing, mixed media, sculpture or more – let me use my experience in the arts to help guide you in your creations.

Alcohol Ink Fun

Join us to explore this fast drying, vibrant, transparent medium with many exciting possibilities for use!

Today I’ll share what I know about working with metallics to use in an intuitive abstract using a puffer and primaries😊

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

Acrylic A New Day

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

Today we’ll use our acrylics and palette knives to paint ‘A New Day’ from an awesome inspiration photo by Leolo212 on Pixabay.  There will be lots of room to tap into your own inner artist with this one!😊

This class is offered at Thomas Place as part of the Community Outreach Program for The City of Fort Worth and requires sign up through them. You can learn more about how by contacting me and/or signing up for my newsletter!