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!

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 Asian Fall

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

Today we will paint ‘Asian Fall’. I’ll show you an easy painting stroke to capture the essence of a Japanese maple tree. Don’t worry if you prefer not to draw the buildings – I will have a tracing 😉

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

 

Acrylic Scarecrow

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

Today we will use our acrylics to paint ‘Scarecrow’. We’ll use a few easy serendipitous techniques while we paint him…as always, I will show you how 😊

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

 

Acrylic Fall Country Road

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

I’ll show you how to use our acrylics to paint ‘Fall Country Road’ inspired from an awesome photo by Valentin Sabau on Pixaby. There’s lots of  fun sponge work in 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!

Sumi-e Bamboo

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 how to use inks and acrylics to capture the essence of ‘Bamboo’ using the sumi-e brush on canvas😊

Add $10 to the reg 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 Blossoms

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

I’ll show you an easy way to create the soft flowers of Blossoms – there is lots of room to indulge your inner artist with this one!😊

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

Acrylic Tea Time!

 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 to paint ‘Tea Time’. Don’t worry I’ll have a tracing you can use for the teacup so you don’t have to draw it unless you want to 😊

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

Acrylic Wild Morning Glories

 

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

I have a nostalgic fondness for morning glories and am really excited about sharing the process I used in creating a lesson for us from a photo I took of my Bro’s colorful fence 😊

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