Santa Clarita Spring 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  4/5/05                       7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Camellias)
Tue  4/12/05                     7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Landscape)
Tue  4/19/05                     7 - 9 pm                     Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers -
Water-lilies)

Tuesday April 5, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Camellias)
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
camellias.  You will complete 1 painting in this workshop.

Tuesday April 12, 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 April 19, 2005  7pm to 9pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper (Flowers - Water-lilies)
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
beauty of water-lilies.  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:
1318.201 for 4/5/05 Flowers (Camellias)
1318.202 for 4/12/05 Landscapes
1318.203 for 4/19/05 Flowers (Water-lilies)

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

Location:
Santa Clarita Activities Center, Classroom #3
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.
Exit