All posts by Susan Giannantonio

Susan Giannantonio is a watermedia artist and instructor. She lives in Mayville, NY and Katy, TX with her #1 patron Bruce Winquist and her doggies Mr. Beasley and Sadie.

Sapin de Noël

Sapin de Noël took a ribbon at the Watercolor Art Society-Houston and sold to a loving home.  Yay!

Sapin de Noël, 7 x 5″ watermedia collage on paper

Let the Festivities Begin

Let the Festivities Begin, 14 x 11″ transparent watercolor on paper with gold leaf embellishment.  Available at Watercolor Art Society-Houston’s small painting holiday show beginning Sunday Dec. 3

Highland Fling

Highland Fling, 15 x 22″ transparent watercolor on Richeson rough 300lb cotton rag

Botanical Mystery

Botanical Mystery, 30 x 22″ transparent watercolor collage on 100% cotton rag paper

*On view through November, 2017 at the Watercolor Art Society-Houston, 1604 West Alabama, Houston, TX  77493.  www.watercolorhouston.org

Last Minute Openings for Gold Leaf + Watercolor Holiday Card Class

Friday afternoon November 10 2-5 pm Holiday Card class
Watercolor Art Society – Houston
$50 members/ $60 nonmembers tuition for this 1 week’s session

This week we will paint primarily in watercolor, exploring unusual painting and collage techniques as well as gold leaf application.   Can’t find the materials?  We have extra.  Hint: These techniques may be used for other applications in addition to Holiday Cards.  Join us!  Call 713 942-9966 to register.  Questions?  Email Susan at susangiannantonio@comcast.net.

2018 Normandy Sketching Trip!

Click image for information or contact me about our September 2018 Normandy sketching trip.  We are going to have FUN!  Don’t miss out!

http://mailchi.mp/98eec0a5009c/lets-sketch-in-normandy-together-next-year

3D Acrylic & Gold Leaf Class (Christmas Cards!)

Come and play with acrylics and gold leaf
at the Watercolor Art Society-Houston

Join us Fridays
November 3 and 10, 2 – 5 pm

Supply list:

Package of any plain white greeting cards (watercolor paper not necessary) or watercolor paper to fold into cards.  Size is up to you.

A small pile of junk mail advertisements, newspaper or catalogs. 

Small selection of acrylics (any type, even craft paint will do): especially green, blue, white, red. 

Small amount of matte medium. 

Cheap brushes to apply acrylics & matte medium. 

Sheets of gold leaf such as ArtMinds Ready Leaf Gold sheets. We will have extra…

Glue for gold leaf such as 2 oz Speedball Metal Leaf Adhesive Size.  We will have extra…

1 Soft (good) watercolor brush, ½ – 1” flat specifically to handle & apply gold leaf. Do not use this with the adhesive!

Click HERE for information and to register

Poppies at Mayville Watercolors this week

Aren’t they grand?! Click to enlarge…