Santa Clarita Fall 2004 Workshops

Beginners are welcome!  Enjoy the spontaneous nature of this beautiful art form.  Express your
creativity with watercolors on rice-paper using Chinese Brush techniques.  Create your own
masterpieces and experience an entirely different way of painting.  No sketching or drawing involved.
Let your energy flow into the brush and bring your flowers and landscapes to life.       

$30 per workshop with material fee for new students - $25 (flowers), $31 (landscape) and returning
students - $5

Dates                                Times                        Subject
Wed 9/15/04                      7 - 9 pm                     Introduction to Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers
- Roses)
Wed 9/22/04                      7 - 9 pm                     Introduction to Watercolors on Rice-paper
(Landscape)
Wed 9/29/04                      7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Irises)

Wednesday September 15, 2004  7pm to 9pm
Introduction to Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Roses)
Learn about the different types of rice-paper and types of Chinese brushes used for floral subjects.  This
workshop will go through the concepts of color-loading (watercolors), water control and the brush
strokes used to capture the beauty and lushness of large multi-layered petal flowers such as roses.  You
will complete 1 rose painting in this workshop.

Wednesday September 22, 2004  7pm to 9pm
Introduction to Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape)
Learn about the different types of rice-paper and types of Chinese brushes used for landscape
paintings.  This workshop will introduce the use of watercolors with Chinese Ink.  Learn how to create
depth by varying color intensity with water control and brush strokes used to capture the beauty of
mountains, sky and water reflections.  You will complete one landscape painting in this workshop.

Wednesday September 29, 2004  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Irises)
Build on the basic techniques taught in Introduction to Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers) focusing on
control and versatility of the Chinese Brush and the concepts of color intensity.  This workshop will go
through the brush strokes used to capture the bright colors and beauty of Irises.  You will complete 1
painting in this workshop.

Testimonials

Registration is online with the City of Santa Clarita at:
http://www.santa-clarita.com/cityhall/parks/registration
Activity codes:
1318.401 for 9/15/04 Intro to Flowers (Roses)
1318.402 for 9/22/04 Intro to Landscapes
1318.403 for 9/29/04 Flowers (Irises)

Please contact Karen for mail-in registrations or questions tel: 661- 424 1480 or cell: 650-814
5582.

Location:
Santa Clarita Activities Center, Classroom #4
20870 Centre Pointe Parkway
Santa Clarita, CA 91350

Directions:
From 14 North, left off Placerita Canyon Road, Right on Sierra Highway.  Left on Golden Valley Road
(1.5 miles), Right on Centre Pointe Parkway, Right into second driveway

From Soledad Canyon Road, South on Ruether Ave, Right on Center Pointe Parkway.  Entrance is on
the left before Golden Valley Road.
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