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DONNA's e-mail address is on the HOME PAGE OF THIS SITE........ Contact Donna anytime.   

 

ONGOING classes are held at Riley Art Supply store: 

"Alla Prima Spirited Landscape and Still Life"  Oil and Acrylic Classes held at Riley Street, Maxwell Ct., Santa Rosa,   Wednesdays, 1-3 pm.  $125.00 per 4 week month. 8 students maximum.(There are also opportunities to occasionally be a "fill in" student to try out the class).  ONGOING CLASSES. Alla Prima is an Italian word for painting "Wet into Wet'' in one to two session.This is a fun class to learn simplicity and spontaneous painting.  Each month I coordinate a specific lesson, such as finding your style, color mixing, values, composition, etc. with demos and one on one help. You will learn the steps to begin and complete a painting.  These are informative and fun classes with steps to create a still-life painting using medium of your choice; watercolor, traditional oil or water mixable oils or acrylic paints (your choice).   You can work on your own special project or the project of the day that I provide.   All levels welcome, some experience helpful. Our style is painterly and spontaneous. Non toxic supplies are simple and inexpensive.  Minimum supply list given upon registration.

Go to Donna's E mail address on the home page of this site for information to sign up or just questions -

 

 

ADDITIONAL FUN  WORKSHOPS TO FOLLOW:  

Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation Farm - 900 Sanford and Occidental rd.Santa Rosa. 707-527-9277

Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30-3:00 pm "WATERCOLOR FOR BEGINNERS" Teens to Adult, No experience. 

Discover the joys and expressiveness of watercolor.  In this one day workshop you will learn the basics of painting a variety of simple subjects indoors and outdoors (weather permitting) to paint some of the beautiful landscape and plants on the farm.  The class will begin with a lecture, several demonstrations and paint alongs and with examples and one on one instruction. Pre-register. $90.

Saturday, April 27th, 2019, 9:30-3:00pm "BIG BRUSH WATERCOLOR"

Paint the bounty of the Laguna environmentsl center with spontaneous brushstrokes.  Learn how to be free and paint what you see.  This is your opportunity to learn through demonstrations to freeup your painting skills.  We will paint indoor subject (flowers, foliage, etc.) and outdoors (weather permitting). Pre-register $90. Some experience helpful.

 

Santa Rosa Junior College Community education workshops.  Call 707--527-4372 or sign up at www.communityed.santarosa.edu  See below for these S.R.J.C. workshops. No Grades, just fun learning.

Sunday, May 5th, 9:30-2 pm. Held on location at a local flower garden. "PAINTING FLOWERS IN THE IMPRESSIONIST STYLE" Acrylics or oils, $95. Through demonstration and one on one help you will learn to paint flowers in the garden.  We will paint an old cactus, roses, and whatever you are inspired to paint. 

Sunday, May 19th, 9:30-2pm, held at Spring Lake Park. "MEDITATION DRAWING IN NATURE - watercolor and drawing with simple supplies. You will learn to relax and use drawing and painting as a means to meditate through easy techniques.  This park offers a lake, trees, mountains, foliage and all the wonderful energy we will experience. You will leave with lots of drawings and skills. $95.

TO REGISTER FOR ANY CLASS, GO TO THE INFORMATION ABOVE FOR THAT WORKSHOP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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S.R.J.C. registration: www.santarosa.edu/communityed


WATERCOLOR SKETCH FROM "FIGURE AND FACES WORKSHOP
YOSEMITE FULL MOON PAINTING FROM ONE OF MY WORKSHOPS



This oil painting was from one of my Yosemite Painting truips.  Unfortunately after 10 years of wonderful, fun and adventurous trips to Yosemite I will not be doing it this year, but possibly sometime in the future.