Sawdust Art Festival "Spring into Art" 2005 Weekend 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.       

2 day class fee $125 includes continental breakfast and catered lunch

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Weekend of March 12 and 13, 2005
Saturday  10am to 3pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper - Flowers I
Learn about the different types of rice-paper and types of Chinese brushes used for floral subjects.
This workshop will cover the concepts of color-loading (watercolors), color-mixing, water control
and the brush strokes used to capture the beauty and lushness of large multi-layered petal flowers
such as camellias, peonies, roses etc.  You will complete 2 paintings in this workshop:

Sunday 11am to 4pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper - Flowers II
Build on the basic techniques taught in Flowers I, focusing on the control and versatility of the
Chinese Brush.  This workshop will go through the brush strokes used to capture the delicate beauty
and grace of smaller single-layer petal flowers such as orchids, water-lilies, lotus or the majesty of
bamboo.  You will complete 2 paintings in this workshop.

Weekend of March 19 and 20, 2005
Saturday  10am to 3pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper - Landscape I
Learn about the different types of rice-paper and types of Chinese brushes used for landscape
paintings.  This workshop will introduce the use of water-colors with Chinese Ink.  Learn how to
create texture, depth and the brush strokes used to capture the splendour of mountains.  You will
complete one painting in this workshop.

Sunday  11am to 4pm
Watercolors on Rice-paper- Landscape II
Build on the basic techniques taught in Landscape I.  Learn the techniques of washes and shading to
capture the mystery of mists and the beauty of clouds and reflections.  You will complete one painting
in this workshop.

Registration with Molly Bing tel: 949-497 0520

Location: Sawdust Art Festival
"Spring into Art"
935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Questions to Karen Mills tel: 661- 424 1480 or cell: 650-814 5582
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