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Classes and Workshops


Art Classes:

Jimmie Grann:

  • Watercolor Class

Thursdays: May 19-June 23, 2016 10am-12pm.  EDH Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane, EDH.
For beginners and those with some experience: learn the basics of painting with watercolor, wet in wet, dry brush, lifting, mixing colors, staining and non-staining colors and the importance of values to create form and a sense of distance.  Working with a minimum of colors and 1-2 brushes it is possible to create lovely paintings.  A list of materials is available upon registration.   Registration deadline: May 9.  Register online at www.edhcsd.org or call the Senior Center at 916-358-3575.

Marco Ippaso:

  • Market your Art

 If anyone is interested in marketing their work professionally, Marco would be delighted to have an informal exploratory chat.  You can contact him at this e mail: marco.ippaso@gmail.com or call: 916 996 4663. His site is www.midesign.org.

Patricia Martin Osborne:

  • Watercolor Classes

Are you looking for inspiration that will take you to the next level? Patricia Osborne's watercolor classes will inspire you to explore and loosen up your painting style.  "Be free, have fun, explore, let go of the fear and frustration of trying to control or paint the perfect painting. By working through a series of step-by-step demonstrations, you'll gain a practical understanding of how to bring excitement to landscapes, flowers, seascapes and many more subjects.
6 Week classes at Patricia’s NEW Art Studio in El Dorado Hills
Contact Patricia Osborne for workshop and class information – 408-691-1553
posborne@mcn.org , www.patriciaosborne.com

Barbara Nilsson:

  • Adult and Children Oil Painting classes: all levels.

No experience is necessary only the desire to paint. Supplies are included. Barbara uses canvas boards, so if you want a stretched canvas you are welcome to bring your own.  Also, if you have your own supplies, please bring them.
Adults: Mondays 9:30-noon $100 for 4 classes; Thursdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. $90 for 4 classes. 
Children: Mondays 4:00-5:30p.m. $85 for 4 classes; Tuesdays 4:00- 5:30 p.m. $85 for 4 classes.
Classes are small 4-5 people and are ongoing.  You can join at any time.

Periodically throughout the year, Barbara holds encaustic painting and encaustic monotype workshops that are typically on a Saturday from 9:30 -4:00 p.m.  These workshops include lunch and supplies and cost $150.00 and $25.00 for supplies.  If interested, please contact her.  All classes and workshops are held at her studio in Folsom.  Contact Barbara by emailing her at info@barbaranilsson.com  or by phone: 916-984-4649.


Monday Morning Painting Group

The Monday Morning Painting Group meets at 10:00 AM in the Senior Center which is the old fire station at the corner of Lassen and El Dorado Hills Blvd.   All media are welcome. Contact Jackie Stevens at 916-933-2814 or Pat Woodward at 530-672-6971 for details. 


SHUANG LI Watercolor Workshop: August 17-19, 2016
Award –winning artist, Shuang Li, will be presenting the watercolor workshop in Folsom.  Shuang Li has a unique style and is a superb instructor.  During this 3-day workshop she will demonstrate techniques for creating your very own masterpiece.  All levels welcome!
Where:  Hampton Inn - 155 Placerville Road, Folsom, CA
Cost of workshop $300 (due in full by August 2, 2016)
Make checks Payable to:   Barbara Otey and mail to:
Barbara Otey
Sierra Foothills Watercolor Workshop
428 Williams Street
Folsom, CA 95630
No refunds after July 18, 2016 (Exception: If we have someone on the wait list to replace you or if you can provide your own replacement.

To include your class or workshop information in the newsletter, please contact Jeanine Robb at jrobbarts@gmail.com