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The Language of Trees and Light in Pastels
w/ Amanda Houston

Date/Time: Friday - Sunday / November 8-10 / 10:30-4:30

Cost: $395 + optional $20 supply fee

Registration: Call in, come in, or register online. 425.697.2787

Location: Location:  ArtWorks in Edmonds - a lovely, large space with plenty of parking places! 201 2nd Ave S., Edmonds, WA 98020 (at the corner of Dayton St and 2nd Ave.)

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One of the most important aspects of creating luminous landscapes is how to paint gorgeous, light filled trees and foliage.  Combined with stunning skies and atmospheric effects, these components take an average scene to a stunning painting.

 This class will review how to paint dramatic skies, land and water with a deeper focus how to capture the beauty and diversity of trees. Discover the magical intersection where land meets the sky, and learn how to create glowing key holes of light sparkling through trees.

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 With daily demos, experimentation and plenty of individual instruction, Amanda will generously share her techniques for achieving mood, emotion and atmosphere in your work. 

 All of Amanda’s classes are grounded in design and composition and have a balanced mix of theory, technique and experimentation.  She likes her students to try as many different surfaces and techniques to expand their creative repertoire. To that end, Amanda will demo how to use different techniques on different surfaces to achieve great results. You will have the option to learn to create your own surface by painting a sanded gesso to a board or metal – supplies for this option will be provided by the instructor for the $20 supply fee – please bring cash or check payable to Amanda if you are interested in this option.

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Supply List: coming soon…

You can purchase your quality art supplies at ARTspot! Registered students receive a 10% discount on all their art supplies from the time of paid registration until the last day of class. Most items on this list are available at ARTspot. Please let their staff advise you about appropriate art materials to fulfill  requirements for your class.  Questions about these supplies? ARTspot staff are happy to help you. Call 425-640-6408 or email at  Artspot's Web Site