Monday, June 8, 2009

Mixed Media Painting at the Calistoga Art Center

There is room for a few more people in the Mixed Media Painting Workshop class I am teaching at the Calistoga Art Center, through Napa Valley College's Community Education program. We'll be exploring the techniques of photo transfer, collage, soft block printing, relief printing, and acrylic painting, and combine them in mixed media art pieces. We may also explore the use of metal leaf, stenciling, and an encaustic-like process, depending on student interest and time.

The class is designed for students at all levels who want to discover, experiment with, and combine new methods and materials. It will be held for six more Fridays in June and July, and is offered free to students through Napa Valley College. You can find more information at, or by calling them at (707) 942-2ART.

Yesterday's Plein Air Paint Out at Graeser Winery

Yesterday, six painters from Calistoga, Yountville, and Hidden Valley gathered for the first plein air paint-out at Graeser Winery, just west of Calistoga. There are so many views to choose from there.... I'll post photos later.

I will be giving private art workshops there soon. More details to follow....