Classes 
 
Teaching schedule for 2018.  1940 S. Greeley, St. #214.  Stillwater,MN 55082
  To register, call or E-mail Sharon
 
weiser5050@aol.com

602.738.5102

Drawing

Learn to draw what you see.   This class will deal specifically with understanding
the four principles of drawing (angles, plumb lines, proportions, and positive/negative shapes).  Basic instruction in perspective will also be covered.  Creative drawing exercises will provide the student with the knowledge and skill to draw any subject.  Enjoy demonstrations from the instructor as well as critiques and lots of encouragement.  Handouts included.

Supply List:  Pencils (any kind).  8  1/2 x 11 regular print paper. Tablet of tracing paper.

Cost:  $120.00 (For the 4 classes or the 2 day workshop).
Bring a sack lunch for the workshop.
TWO DAY WORKSHOP

March 5th & 6th
Monday & Tuesday
9:30 am--4:00 pm



Oil Painting - Beginner

This is the perfect class for anyone who has put off the joy and thrill of learning to paint.  Following the instructor's step-by-step process, you will be amazed at what you accomplish.  This class is a great introduction to brush, canvas, and paint; while learning lots of basic and essential painting techniques. 3-4 paintings will be done.  Most of all -- a confidence building experience.  Handouts included.

Supply List:  All materials are provided for this class. If you have materials and want to use them, the cost for the class is $120.00.  The supply list for this class is the same as Oil Painting-Any Level.

Cost:  $160.00 (For the 4 classes or the 2 day workshop when I provide the materials). Bring a sack lunch for the workshop.




TWO DAY WORKSHOPS

June 4th & 5th
August 6th &7th
Monday & Tuesday
9:30 am--4:00 pm








Oil/Acrylic Painting - Any Level

"I've taken workshops all my life and learned more today than in any of the other workshops", a frequently heard comment from Sharon's students.  Enjoy and learn from her informative presentation (handouts, examples, and demonstrations) that is condensed and simplified:  explaining just what the artist thinks, sees, and really paints.  Fundamental skills and techniques will include color mixing, color perspective, values, affect of light on form, composition and much more.  Students can paint from their photos, imagination, or set-up a still life.  Group/individual critiques.  Handouts provided.  Students need some painting experience for this class.

Supply List:  Paints:  Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cadmium Red Light, Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine Blue, and White.  Any others you would like.  Brushes:  4 or 5 (a variety of sizes).  Canvas:  11 x 14 or larger.  Miscellaneous:  Odorless turpentine, palette knife, paper towels, palette, can or jar (with a lid) for turpentine.

Cost:  $30.00 for either the morning or afternoon class.  $45.00 for the whole day. Pay when you attend class.


Wednesdays

9:30am-12:00pm
1:00pm-3:30pm

This is an ongoing weekly class which provides the student the option of attending classes when it fits their schedule.
Anyone can start this class at any time.



 
Color Theory

This is a fun and easy class to guide anyone in understanding color mixing. We start by making personal color wheels that incorporate tinting/shading and making grays (reducing the intensity of colors). Two small paintings will be created from your color wheel.  We will also discuss color schemes (for color harmony), warm and cool colors, and practice using glazes to alter color. Informational handouts included.

Supply List:  Paints: White, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cadmium Red Light, Alizarin Crimson, and Ultramarine Blue.  Brushes--4 or 5 (a variety of sizes).  Canvas: 11x14.  Miscellaneous--Odorless turpentine, small container for turpentine, palette knife (small one), paper towels, and a palette (can be the disposable palette tablets).

Cost: $120.00.  Bring a sack lunch.





TWO DAY WORKSHOP

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 Pour Painting Classes

This process is more fun than you can imagine!  So easy, relaxing and creative.  Pick your colors, mix them in cups, pour onto the canvas and watch the magic happen.

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Supply List:  An apron or old shirt--it's a messy experience. All other materials are provided.
Cost:  $40.00.  Two 8x10 paintings will be poured.  If there is extra time you can pour more paintings at an additional fee of $10.00 per painting.  Larger sizes can be chosen. Besides the listed classes, you can bring in your own group (4-8 people).  Call to schedule a time.  Evenings and weekends are also available.


March Classes
Saturday, 17th.  10am-12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm

Saturday, 24th. 10am--12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm

Saturday, 31st. 10am--12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm

Monday,19th.  1:00--3pm
Evening session--6:00-8pm

Monday, 26th. 1:00--3pm
Evening session--6:00-8pm


April Classes
Saturday, 7th. 10am-12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm

Saturday, 14th.  10am--12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm

May Classes
Saturday, 12th. 10am--12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm

Saturday, 19th.  10am-12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm

June Classes
Saturday, 2nd.  10am-12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm

Saturday, 9th.  10am--12:00
Afternoon session--1-3pm






Painting with Friends/Acrylic



No painting experience necessary.  It's all about having a good time!  Fun and easy instruction.  Just follow the step-by-step instruction and recreate the featured paintings.  Acrylic paint is used, so your piece will be dry to take home.  Enjoy the relaxed, social environment.  Be prepared to surprise yourself with an amazing piece of art.

Supply List:  Bring your friends and an open attitude to try something new.

Cost:  $40.00 a class.  All painting supplies are provided. You will need an apron or old shirt.

Paintings:     "Sunset Evening, Monday, February 19, 1:00-3:30 pm

                         "Birch Trees", Monday, February 26, 1:00-3:30 pm
                     

                                   
 
 
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Birch Trees






Painting with Friends
 

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Bring your group, family, party, or club.

Select from the following paintings or the paintings shown above (Painting with Friends) and schedule your own time and date.

Cost: $40.00.  All materials provided.


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Floral Abstract





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Blue Flowers








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Mountain Landscape








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