Classes Offered

Class: Monet, Cezanne, VanGogh with Watermedia Begins January 26

 


We Are Returning to France! Join Us!

Join us on a Sketching Trip to Normandy in September

The excitement is already building! Out of This World Travel has created another wonderful sketching opportunity for us to enjoy! Those who have already traveled with him know, nobody puts a magical trip together like our tour manager Timotheé Faberger.  Don’t wait!  He prefers to take small groups to make our  experiences extra special so space will be limited.  Join us for another trip to remember!
— Susan Giannantonio,artist and past WAS-H president.
Timotheé Faberger:  917 528-8651
www.OutOfThisWorldTravel.net

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.

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

Sketch Normandy In September

We are going to have a blast!  Sign up soon!

An Impressionist Journey Through Normandy September 2017

September 27th  to October 4th 2017

$ 3,875.00 per person (Double Occupancy)

Includes all breakfasts, 3 lunches and 6 dinners

Accomodations in 4* hotels and Charming country inns

All guided excursions, entrance fees, all ground transport and transfers, Meet and greet at the airport in Paris and porterage in and out of the hotels.

Flight not included – Please contact us for flights and single accommodation

Click HERE for all the information on this wonderful trip!

An Impressionist Journey Through Normandy

September 27-October 4.  Come sketch with us.  This will be another beautiful trip! http://www.outofthisworldtravel.net/an-impressionist-journey-through-normandy.html

 

Surprise Yourself with Impressionism: Florals, Interiors, Still Life

First Peony at the Depot, 12 x 12″ transparent watercolor on paper
4 week class begins February 7
Explore innovative ways to guarantee a loose, gestural watermedia style. The class will cover techniques to assist you in applying the Masters’ styles to your own resource photos. This month we will paint florals, still life & interiors, and botanicals. (This class is similar to the January class, with different subjects.)
Schedule includes 4 sessions
  • 07 Feb 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 14 Feb 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 21 Feb 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 28 Feb 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
WAS-H 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006

$150 (WAS-H members)
$190 (WAS-H non-members)
Questions?  Call WAS-H: 713 942-9966

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


SUPPLY LIST
:

  • Several small sheets or a tablet of your favorite WC paper approx 9 x 12 or thereabouts
  • Favorite watercolors
  • A small variety of drawing tools.   Pencil, permanent pen(s), a marker or 2 of various sizes
  • SketchbookThe following items are optional if you have them around the house:
  • An old wood handled watercolor brush  
  • Small piece of medium grade sandpaper
  • small piece of white candle.  Birthday candles work.
  • tissues

Chagall House St. Paul de Vence

(correction! This was Marc Chagall’s home!) Imagine our surprise in October to learn the house next door to our beautiful hotel was once a residence of Marc Chagall.  Inside, Giacommetti painted a mural for him which, we were told, remains.

Chagall House St Paul de Vence, 11 x 14″ plein air watercolor sketch on paper

Happy Art Filled Holidays

Happy Holidays!

Today is a perfect day to put a fun-filled watercolor class on your wish list!

January 3 begins 4 weeks of winter classes on Watercolor Impressionism: Landscapes and Seascapes at the Watercolor Art Society-Houston (WAS-H). They will be packed full of fast, fun-filled activity. Space is limited.  CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER.

February’s Impressionism classes at WAS-H feature unique techniques with Florals, Interiors and Botanicals.  The link is HERE.

Next spring and summer’s classes at Mayville (NY) Watercolors Gallery at the Depot will have lots of opportunities to paint and shop on the shoreline of beautiful Chautauqua Lake.

And stay tuned for another sketching adventure in France….details soon!

May your holidays be art-filled and your New Year be happy and healthy!

Susan