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Cherries in a Basket Painting Seamus Berkeley

Cherries in a Basket

    Fun little painting from our Monday painting group. Thanks to Trisha Buresh for bringing all her challenging objects for painting! Stay tuned for the next show of our group later in August. We’ll have a bunch of new pieces celebrating… Read More »Cherries in a Basket

    Color Mixing – A Jump-Start Oil Painting Workshop for You!

    Peggy Cotton Feel in Blue

    July 31 — August 02, 2015

    Have you ever struggled to mix the color you want? This is a painting workshop for you!

    We’ll be:

    • Creating a mixing chart
    • Painting a still life based using the color chart

    If you are a beginner or a just like to dabble, and you want to learn more; you want to learn the basics, then this workshop is for you!

    Have you ever found yourself admiring a painting and then wondering: How did they make that color? Do you ever feel frustrated while figuring out how to mix the exact color you want? Do you want a simple and easy method for mixing the correct color consistently? This is the workshop for you.

    In this beginner workshop you will learn how to keep yourself organized by setting up and using your palette efficiently. You will learn exercises in creating color harmonies, use of grayscale, how to work with contrasts and color temperature.

    These simple tried and true techniques will allow you more freedom in your painting process and faster results!

    You’re invited to join in the fun of bringing your artistic side to life!

    Please bring:

    • Your favorite paint colors including Titanium White
    • Paint box or paint pallet pad (okay)
    • Primed canvas at least 10 x 15 inches (Canvas pads are OK)
    • Princeton Paintbrushes, sizes 8 and 12 Flat
    • Painting knives (2) small and medium size
    • Roll of 1/4 inch masking tape
    • Kneaded Eraser
    • Gamsol odorless thinner
    • Paper towels and/or rags
    • Apron or smock
    • Gloves, if you like

    Please click the Purchase button to the right to register online.

    Bring yourself and wear your apron and comfortable clothes.

    About the instructor: Peggy Cotton has been a Bay Area Painter for ten years. She has been commissioned by art lovers in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Oakland, Alameda, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and Nassau, Bahamas. Her work has been exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, The Art Institute of Boston, Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Aroma’s Restaurant, Alameda Towne Center, ArtWorks Studio and Berkeley Fine Art Studio.

    Sign up and register online now. (Class size is limited)

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    Sawtooth Building
    Studio 40, 933 Parker Street
    Berkeley, CA [map]
    July 31 — August 02, 2015
    Friday, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Introduction & Shared Minds
    Saturday, 9:30am – 4:30pm
    Preparing for First Brush on Canvas
    Sunday, 9:30am – 3:30pm
    Paint Your Painting

    Use any card, PayPal optional

    Painted Pumpkin Painting Seamus Berkeley
    Painted Pumpkin, 4″ x 5″, oil on canvas

    Painted Pumpkin

    4″ x 5″, oil on canvas

    A little painting done with a knife completed in the studio in Berkeley, CA that will add a little color and fun to your space.

    Oil paint on canvas mounted on board. Hang as is or add your frame.