Acrylic & Oil Painting Workshops

Painting Florals from Life
w/ Kimberly Adams

Sat-Sun / Aug 26-27 / 10:30–4:30 pm

ONE SPOT REMAINING! Please call the gallery to sign up! 425.697.2787

Summertime is blanketed with a palette of delightful colors. In this two-day workshop, you will join art instructor Kimberly Adams and explore loose impressionistic finger-painting techniques while painting from floral arrangements. Perfect for all levels - even beginners!

The Basics & Beyond! Oil & Acrylic Painting
w/ Angela Bandurka

5 classes / Thursdays / 5-8 pm
Sept 21, 28 & Oct 5, 12, 19
This five week series will walk you through the elements of creating a series of  paintings in different subject matter using oil or acrylic. Plenty of images will be provided for students to work on in their own time during class, so even if a student is fast at completing their painting,
they will be able to start a new one while others work at their own pace. Students will gain experience in painting the following:
Simple still life, Landscapes, Florals, Tips for adding figures to your work. 

Try it! Finger Painting with Acrylics
w/ Kimberly Adams

Friday / Sept 22 / 6-8:30 pm

What?? Finger painting?? Yes! It’s the cool new thing! And you can Try It for yourself in our quick, fun, evening format with our awesome Fine Art Finger Painter, Kimberly Adams! If you’ve have been wanting to check this out this new technique, this is your chance. For a minimal investment and maximum fun, grab a friend - or schedule a date night - and come to Edmonds for a great evening.

Finger Painting the Fall Landscape
w/ Kimberly Adams

Sat-Sun / Sept 23-24 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Location: Our off-site Kirkland Studio: 130 Park Lane Kirkland, 98033

Located in our off-site studio in Kirkland, in this fun two-day workshop, your fingers will experience the joy of painting brilliant, swirling fall leaves and a forest of gorgeous, white- barked birch trees. Emphasis will be on building texture. Day 2 will teach you how to choose your own scene and apply the techniques learned on Day 1. Perfect for all levels, including beginners.

Color Theory + Color Mixing
w/ Tracy Felix

Saturday / Sept 30 / 11-5 pm

Color! Mysterious, wonderful Color! Having a working knowledge of how colors mix is fundamental to painting in acrylics and oils. Tracy will take out the mystery and replace it with a great understanding of pigments, through some fun exercises and cool tools, making your painting more satisfying and successful.

Landscape Painting for Beginners in Oil or Acrylic
w/ David Marty

Sat-Sun / Oct 7-8 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to paint landscapes, but just didn’t know where to start?  Don’t be intimidated or put it off any longer ~ this class is tailored just for you! With demos, step-by- step guidance, and through personal instruction as you work on your own painting, David will teach a simplified approach to painting the landscape. You’ll even get the basics of color mixing! For beginning or inexperienced painters. This will be fun and encouraging class.

Rugged & Wild Landscapes
w/ Mike Wise

Fri-Sun / Oct 20-22
Fri & Sat: 10:30-6:00pm
Sun: 10:30-5:00pm

This workshop is full. Please call the gallery to place your name on a waiting list as spots do open up! 425.697.2787

Join Mike Wise as he shares the secrets of creating paintings of the Northwest landscape with mood and atmosphere. The mystery of the landscape can be captured through lost edges, a cool palette, and a variety of brush and palette knife work. Mike will cover color mixing, paint application with brushes, knives and silicone shapers, and more!

Dramatic Landscapes and Skies in Acrylic and Oil
w/ Andy Eccleshall

Sat-Sun / October 28-29 / 10:30-4:30 pm

In this 2-day workshop, you will learn to paint dramatic landscapes with those gorgeous skies you love in this artist’s work. Andy will guide you through the stages of creating these compelling landscapes, and of course his drama-filled skies that complete the look.

Finger Painting Colorful Fall Foliage
w/ Kimberly Adams

2-day / Sat-Sun / Nov 4-5 / 10:30-4:30 pm
3-day / Sat-Mon / Nov 4-6 / 10:30-4:30 pm

This workshop is full. Please call the gallery to place your name on a waiting list as spots do open up! 425.697.2787

Calling experienced finger-painters! Here is a workshop for students who have taken at least one finger painting workshop with Kimberly. Fall is a wonderful time of the year to explore the use of vibrant autumn colors in a landscape. In this two-day or three-day workshop, Kimberly will teach advanced finger-painting techniques that bring fall foliage center stage. Or you can choose to paint your own subject matter. Come and dive deeper into this wonderful technique and create a masterpiece of your very own.

Not suitable for beginners; at least one finger painting workshop with Kimberly is required.

Landscapes with Water: Reflection, Depth and Transparency
w/ Mike Wise

Fri-Sun / January 19-21, 2018 / 10:30-4:30pm

Landscapes come alive when water and all of its beauty is introduced into the scene. Master Impressionist Mike Wise will share his amazing techniques to create transparent water, reflective lakes and ponds with lily pads floating on the surface. You will leave energized and inspired, with a new set of tools from this excellent instructor!