Adult Art Workshops

2016 Workshops

Receive valuable instruction from award-winning artists, learn new techniques and expand your artistic horizons in weekly class sessions

Class size is limited to six students (must be at least 16 years or age).  All supplies are included, though students are encouraged to bring their own supplies if they wish, as well as a sample of their work.

Classes begin on Friday, June 24th and will include a 45 minute break for lunch.  Take advantage of Tivoli Two!’s to-go menu or bring your own brown bag.

Classes will fill quickly and reservations are on a first-purchased-first-served basis.  To reserve your seat and pay in advance, contact the Laguna Art-A-Fair office at 949-494-4514.  If seats remain, classes may also be purchased, first-come-first-served, at the sales booth on the festival grounds beginning June 24th.

 

BUY 5,GET 1 FREE

 Get the most out of your workshop dollars! Buy 5 workshops at the regular $45 price and get a sixth session FREE!

Offer is not transferable and may not be combined with any other discount. Offer expires August 25, 2016. Students must purchase the equivalent of 20 class hours to qualify. Sixth session must be redeemed before August 25, 2016. All sessions must be purchased by a single individual to qualify.

Reserve your classes today!

 

949-494-4514

 

Emilee Reed – Traditional Watercolor

SCHEDULE: Mondays, June 27 – August 22, 2016

A member of Watercolor West, Emile’s work has been published in the “Art Lover’s Cookbook, and in “International Contemporary Masters IV”.
Ms. Reed studied all mediums at Fullerton College before settling on watercolor, which she studied under Don Hendricks, and has been painting for more than 25 years.

I am drawn to the excitement, surprise and wonder of watercolor.  I enjoy the discipline of planning a new piece, paying special attention to composition
and products so as not to lose that special nuance that originally inspired me.”

Topics to be Covered

  • Composition & how to “see”
  • Protecting the white of the Paper
  • Keeping colors fresh
  • Warm, cool & complimentary colors
  • Techniques for using the paint in conjunction with other tools
  • Subject matter will cover still life & painting from photos.

Contact:

Phone (714) 420-9015

Web: www.emileereed-watercolors.com

Email: emilee@emileereed-watercolors.com

Nohad Sabbagh – Clay Sculpting

SCHEDULE: Tuesdays, June 28 – August 23, 2016

A life-long sculptor, Nohad has created commission busts for such notables as Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan.
Among other entities, she has sculpted for Disney, Knott’s, the American Museum of Natural History
and Mattel Toys. Though she is proficient in plaster, stone, clay and even edible sculpturing,
her favorite medium is bronze.

“I have sculpted all my life and enjoy teaching all types of sculpture to all different ages.”

Topics to be Covered

  • Types of clay
  • Sculpting Tools
  • Sculpture through the ages
  • How to see 3D
  • Material and structure

Contact:

Phone (714) 270-7697

Web: nohadsabbagh@aol.com

Email: SculpturebyNohad.com

 

Carol-Heiman Greene – Acrylic

SCHEDULE: Wednesdays June 29 – August 24

Carol has been published in “Best of Wildlife Art 2” by Northlight books, and “Art of the American West” by Rockport Publishers.
She exhibits consistently in the top wildlife art shows in the country  – the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston SC and the Waterfowl Festival in Easton, MD.

Carol has been a featured artist at the San Bernardino Wildlife Art Festival and in 2012 received first place honors
in the Miniature Art Society of Florida exhibition.  Share Carol’s passion for North American wildlife while you
learn first-hand about acrylic paint and her delicate style of blending color and detail.

Topics to be Covered

  • Rules of composition
  • Basic rendering
  • Working  & glazing with acrylic paint
  • Defining the light source & bounced light
  • Subject matter will cover realism in nature & wildlife

Contact:

Phone (714) 974-2579

Web: www.greeneart.com

Email: info@greeneart.com

Barbara Kimmel-Palmer – Watercolor

SCHEDULE: Thursdays, June 30 – August 25, 2016

Barbara has been painting for over 30 years and has taught art classes for over 20 years.
Students will enjoy her nurturing attitude and wealth of techniques for creating a painting
that captures light and shadow and emphasizes the “star of the painting”.

“I enjoy capturing almost any subject matter and playing with the drama that adds light to
painting as well the looseness of watery backgrounds.  Students may work from photos or still life.
Beginners will be provide with pre-drawn subjects.”

Topics to be Covered

  • Watercolor wet-in-wet techniques
  • Dramatic lighting
  • Composition
  • Saving the white of the paper
  • Subjects will include florals, children, land and seascapes, still-life and portraiture.

Contact:

Phone (928) 273-7089

Web: www.barbarakimmel-palmer.com

Email: barb.palmer4@gmail.com

 

 


Laura Curtin – Oil

SCHEDULE: Fridays June 24 – August 19

A painter of 28 years, Laura puts her own idea of the natural world on canvas, adds a unique twist
and the results are captivating!
Enjoy Laura’s sunny disposition as you learn the ins and outs of oil paint and celebrate your own personal whimsy!

“I create paintings to make people smile.  Every painting is a place I would like to be.”

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Topics to be Covered

  • Using oil paint
  • Value in color
  • Painting in detail
  • Experimenting with color
  • Subject mater will cover wildlife with a twist

Contact

Phone: 714-654-7293

Email:  lcurtin@socal.rr.com

Web: www.lcurtin.com


Rosemarie Rush – Gourds

SCHEDULE: Saturdays, June 25 – August 20, 2016

A whimsical and talented artist, Rosemarie is accomplished in colored pencil, acrylic paint and gourd design and embellishment.
Her work consistently shows a focal point that lures the viewer in and engages the imagination while remaining
true to detail.  Her passion for all things equine is a common theme throughout her portfolio.

“Gourds provide me the three-dimensional surface I have been craving! I burn, carve, stain and embellish this
surface with original designs inspired by my love for western images.”

Topics to be Covered

  • Cleaning Gourds
  • Transferring designs
  • Burning and staining
  • Gold / silver foiling
  • Embellishing and sealing

Contact:

Phone (714) 310-0452

Email: rrush@bristolind.com
Visit online: http://m.facebook.com/RosemarieRushArt

 

Robin Wethe Altman – Watercolor

SCHEDULE: Sundays, June 26 – August 21, 2016

Born into a family of artists and musicians, Robin has spent most of her life in Laguna Beach, California
where she has fully immersed herself in the art scene.  Her bold use of color and strong composition
brings a smile to the face and a breath of delight to the viewer. Robin is an accomplished painter, exhibitor and art licensee.

“Optimism is what my art is about.  I paint things the way I want them to be rather than how they
appear realistically.  My art is free and whimsical, and designed to promote joy to the viewer”

Topics to be Covered

  • Using watercolor paint
  • Tricks of the trade
  • Use of color
  • Composition and design
  • Subject matter will include tropical landscapes, the ocean and flowers

Contact:

Phone (949) 290-8089

Web: http://www.robinwethealtman.com

Email: altmanartworks@cox.net

 Directions to Laguna Art-A-Fair

 

 

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