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Santa Clarita Fall 2006 Watercolors on Rice-paper 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
paintings 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.      

Dates                                                   Times                        Fee    Materials Fee   
Tues  9/5/06, 9/12/06, 9/19/06  Flowers  6:00 - 8:00 pm           $90    $15 / $35 new students
Wed  9/6/06, 9/13/06, 9/20/06  Flowers  10:00 - 12 noon          $90    $15/ $35 new students
Tues 9/26/06  Peony in Bamboo FloatFrame 6:00 - 8:00 pm       $30    $20
Tues  10/10/06, 10/17/06 Landscape      6:00 - 8:00 pm            $60    $10 / $40 new students
Wed  10/18/06, 10/25/06 Landscape       10:00 - 12 noon          $60    $10/ $40 new students
Tues  10/24/06  Panda Bear                    6:00 - 8:00 pm           $30   $5 / $25 new students
Tues  11/7/06  Fall Harvest                     6:00 - 8:00 pm           $30   $5 / $25 new students
Tues  11/14/06  Poinsettias                     6:00 - 8:00 pm           $30   $5 / $25 new students

Tuesday September 5, 12 and 19, 2006 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Flowers - Poppies, Lotus, Magnolias
This workshop will go through the concepts of color-loading
(watercolors), water control and the various brush strokes used to
capture the beauty of flowers.  Choose your own colors, design
your own composition.  This is an intermediate level workshop
introducing more complex brush strokes and also painting on
colored rice-paper.  You will complete 3 paintings over 3 workshops.

Wednesday September 6, 13 and 20, 2006 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Flowers - Sunflowers, Chrysanthemums, Hibiscus
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 various brush strokes used to capture the beauty of flowers.  Choose your own
colors, design your own composition.  You will learn how to 'paint' the essence of flowers and
will complete 3 paintings over 3 workshops.

Tuesday September 26, 2006 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Colorful Peony laminated in Floating Bamboo Float frame
Recently featured on HGTV 'That's Clever".  You will paint a
beautiful multi-colored peony and laminate it onto a piece of
acrylic.  When dry, you will attach this to a piece of bamboo
to create your own unique bamboo floating art.

Tuesday October 10 & 17, 2006 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Landscape - Waterfalls and Trees
This workshop will introduce the use of Chines Ink in landsccapes and brushstrokes used for
Waterfalls, Trees, Mist, Mountains and Sky  You will complete 1 landscape painting over 2
workshops.

Wednesday October 11 & 18, 2006 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Landscape - Reflections, Bamboo Groves and Houses
This workshop will introduce the brushstrokes used for
Reflections, Bamboo groves, Houses, Mist, Mountains and
Sky.  You will complete 1 landscape painting over 2
workshops.

Tuesday October 24, 2006 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Panda Bear
You will paint a cute panda bear painting.  This workshop
will go through the concepts of working with Chinese
Ink and the brush strokes used for painting panda bears.
You will design your own composition and complete
1 painting in this workshop.

Tuesday November 7th, 2006 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Fall Harvest
This workshop introduces the variations of basic strokes
to create fun shapes for gourds, pumpkins etc.  Great seasonal
subjects, you will complete 1 painting in this workshop.

Tuesday November 14th, 2006 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Poinsettias
This workshop introduces the variations of basic strokes
to paint leaves.  You will complete 1 painting in this workshop.

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Please contact Karen for
pre-registration and payment
tel: 661- 424 1480 or
cell: 650-814 5582
email: karen@ricepaperart.com
Location: Canyon Country, CA
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