Santa Clarita 2005 Winter "5 Workshop Series"

Specially designed syllabus to improve your spontaneous painting skills focusing on mastery of
foundation strokes necessary for painting basic landscape and floral subjects.  This is the first step
towards learning how to paint more complex landscapes such as trees, buildings etc, simple floral
and landscape compositions and eventually animals such as birds, fish - koi, horses etc.

$145 for 5 workshops with material fee of $5 for each workshop

Dates                         Times                        Subject
Wed  2/9/05                 7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape - textures,
colors)
Wed  2/16/05               7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Bamboo)
Wed  2/23/05               7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape - Mist)
Wed  3/2/05                 7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Grass Orchids)
Wed  3/9/05                 7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape -
Reflections, Sky)

Wednesday February 9, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape - textures, colors)
Focus on texture strokes and dab strokes.  This is a very important foundation for all landscapes.  
You will work on one mountain painting in this workshop and also fix landscape painting in previous
workshop with your newly improved texture and dab strokes.

Wednesday February 16, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Bamboo)
Strengthen center and side brush strokes, working with the different colors of black ink and 2 toned
side strokes.  You will complete 1 bamboo painting in this workshop.  This will also improve your
landscapes.

Wednesday February 13, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape - Mist)
Work on basic techniques for creating mist in landscape paintings.  You will create 1 landscape
painting in this workshop.  Bring in your paintings from previous workshops and add mist to these
paintings.

Wednesday March 2, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Grass Orchids)
Focus on the versatility of the center stroke - variations in pressure for orchid leaves.  You will
complete 1 orchid painting in this workshop.  This will also strengthen your control of the brush,
particularly useful for landscapes and animals.

Wednesday March 9, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape - Reflections, Sky)
Work on basic techniques for water reflections and sky.  Learn how to apply large broad washes
and color the sky with many colors of sunsets/sunrise.  Bring in paintings from previous workshops
and add reflections and/or sky.

Testimonials

Registration is online with the City of Santa Clarita at:
http://www.santa-clarita.com/cityhall/parks/registration

Activity code:   1318.104           Watercolors on Rice-paper 5 workshop series

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

Location:
Valencia Glen Park Community Room
23750 Via Gavola
Valencia CA 91355

Directions:
From CA-14
Exit San Fernando Road (CA-126 West)
Turn into right into San Fernando Road (heading west) if you are coming from 14-S (1.8 miles) or
Turn left into San Fernando Road (heading west) if you are coming from 14-N (1.8 miles)
Turn left at Lyons Ave  (0.6 miles)
Turn right at Orchard Village Road (1.1 miles)
Turn right into Via Gavola (0.1 miles)
Drive to the end of the cul de sac and park.  The park is on your right and the walkway to the
community room is on your right.

From I-5N
Exit McBean Parkway (0.2 miles)
Turn right into McBean Parkway (0.9 miles)
Turn right into Orchard Village Road (0.1 miles)
Turn left into Via Gavola. (0.1 miles)
Drive to the end of the cul de sac and park.  The park is on your right and the walkway to the
community room is on your right.
Exit