After Sargent’s Blue Gentians

After Sargent’s Blue Gentians, watercolor on paper, 9 x 11″. Looking closely at John Singer Sargent’s beautiful painting, Blue Gentians, there much to learn from trying out a master’s techniques.

Join me Sat. & Sun. March 9 & 10 at WAS-H and explore Impressionism! Click HERE –there are 3 places still available.

Paint geraniums with me in Sugarland, Feb. 16

Announcing a botanical demo/workshop from 10 until 4 pm Saturday, February 16 in SugarLand, Texas.

Join us for a botanical painting experience in watercolor. For more information, for a map and to register, click HERE 

Sweet Spot Plein Air Geranium, 20 x 16″ transparent watercolor on paper

Sunday December 2: Make Holiday Cards/Small Paintings + Gold Leaf!

Sunday, December 2 at the Watercolor Art Society-Houston we will be creating holiday cards and experimenting with collage, gold leaf and mixed media.  Join us!  Click HERE for information and to register.

 

Join us! Go A Little Crazy–Painting Class at WAS-H Nov. 24 & 25

Want to play with collage, acrylics, mixed-media and have lots of fun?  Register for my upcoming 2 day experimental painting class, Go A Little Crazy.  Basic elements of design will be covered, then we will have a blast playing with our favorite toys–paint, brushes & all.  Join us!

Click HERE for details, supply list and registration

Botanical Painting Class Weekend March 16 & 17

and for a great set of supplies, consider this great deal (click on image):

 

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

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