Painting the Lily: Watercolor with Shirley Green

Shirley Green is a Bay Area watercolor artist and instructor who will be coming to Modesto on May 13 and 14 to teach a 2- day watercolor workshop for those who wish to understand and advance their glazing techniques. Shirley is a skilled and experienced teacher whose teaching style is very organized and thorough.

She will show students how to achieve this luminosity through detailed demonstrations and explanations of the various techniques she uses in this painting. Each student will receive step-by-step written instructions and photos to be able to understand and achieve success in the future. A transfer of the picture above and a supply list will be mailed to each student. Questions can be answered directly through Shirley Green’s website at shirleygreen.net . This class is appropriate for beginning to advanced-intermediate students. Class size will be limited to 14 students.

Dates:  May 13 – 14, 2017

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Price:  $110.00 for early birds, or $120.00 for those who sign up after April 20.  No sign-ups will be accepted after May 1. Register at Mistlin Gallery, or online at http://ccaagallery.eventbrite.com

Summer Camps & Classes for All Ages

Kindergarten Art Camps

Session 1: June 19 – 23, 10:00-11:30 am

Session 2: July 17 – 21, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Session 3: July 31 – Aug. 4, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Ages 4-6

Four days of fun and creative art projects for our youngest students. Explore painting, drawing, collage, clay and more. $75 all materials included. Register NOW at Mistlin Gallery. Online registration begins April 6 through Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods.

Junior Art Camps

Session 1: June 12 – 16, 9:00 – noon

Session 2: July 10 – 14, 9:00 – noon

Ages 7-11

Get ready for a week of fun and creative art projects that explore different media, cultures, art history and inspirations. Each session will have different projects and themes. $175, all materials included. Register NOW at Mistlin Gallery. Online registration begins April 6 through Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods.

Older Kids Art Camps

Session 1: June 26  – 30, 9:00 – noon

Session 2: July 24 – 28, 9:00 – noon

Ages 12-16

Cartooning, painting, printmaking and illustration are the focus of our camp for teens. Taught by professional artists, students will get an authentic art experience. $175, all materials included. Register NOW at Mistlin Gallery. Online registration begins April 6 through Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods.

Summer Hands in Clay

Wednesdays, June 14, 21, 28 and July 5.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Ages 6-10 (limit 10 students)

Create unique clay art, kiln fired and glazed, in this special offering led by artist, Kate Pethoud. $50 with all materials included. Register NOW at Mistlin Gallery. Online registration begins April 6 through Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods.

 

Free Fun For the  Whole Family in partnership with the Stanislaus County Library 

Fantastic Faces!

Saturday, March 18, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in the Library Auditorium

Story: When Pigasso met Mootisse / by Nina Laden.

Art: Our featured story is about two modern masters mixing it up, and our art project will mix painting and collage techniques to create a crazy portrait reminiscent of Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

Garden Surprises

Saturday, April 15, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Story: The Little Gardener / by Emily Hughes

Art: Our featured story is about a small gardener, trying very hard to make a garden. Our art project will use paint and printmaking techniques to create a spring bouquet.

Buildings, Buildings

Saturday, May 27, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Story: Iggy Peck, Architect / by Andrea Beaty

Art: Architect to the rescue! Make your own architectural creation by using a variety of tools and uncoventional items to stamp and paint.

Each Saturday will feature a different picture book and related art project. Participants will use a variety of mediums and techniques to explore an art concept, creating their own piece to take home. All ages welcome. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. We encourage the whole family to participate! No pre-registration necessary!

 

ADULTS: Figure Drawing Drop-In Each Wednesday, 7 – 9 p.m.

No classes until January 11, 2017 — Happy Holidays!

Join Chelsea America and friends for informal, non-instructional life drawing sessions with nude model. Chelsea will critique or help if desired. This is a weekly drop-in group, $10 per night. Bring your own supplies and easel (tables are available). No registration necessary, adults only.

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