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Manipulated Watercolor with Multi Media-Sept.


with Audrey McGlashan

Calendar Sep 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Add dazzle, intrigue or texture to your watercolor through various techniques. Some results are happy accidents; some are calculated genius. Many successful painters add something other than pure watercolor to their paper. Learn the options and see examples of work that is beautiful and has been manipulated in some way. Understand the use of gouache, salt, texture pressing, wax resist and much more. Class time includes instruction, trial-and-experimentation, time to work on a painting and get instructor feedback. A list of student-grade watercolor paints, brushes, paper and sundries is available when you register.


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Marlinspike Seamanship-Nautical Art-Sept.


with Gene Reil

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

With the aid of the classic guide, Marlinspike Sailor by Herbie Garret Smith, learn to manipulate various types of rope to create key fobs, bracelets, pouches, floor mats and more. This book was originally written and illustrated 60 years ago, but remains the go-to guide for clear instruction and inspiration in rope craft. The book and a few simple tools and cording will get you deep into the handwork.


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