Santa Clarita Winter 2005 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
Tue  1/18/05                      7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Peonies)
Tue  1/25/05                      7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape)
Tue   2/1/05                       7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Orchids)

Tuesday January 18, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Peonies)
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 peonies.  You will complete 1
peony painting in this workshop.

Tuesday January 25, 2005  7pm to 9pm
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.

Tuesday February 1, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Orchids)
Build on the basic techniques 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 grace and elegance of Orchids.  
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:
1318.101 for 1/18/05 Flowers (Peonies)
1318.102 for 1/25/05 Landscapes
1318.103 for  2/1/05 Flowers (Orchids)

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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