Serenity: The Work of Art Show Opening thru September 17, 2019
Jul
6
to Sep 17

Serenity: The Work of Art Show Opening thru September 17, 2019

Through September 17, 2019.

It was my honor to guest curate this show with some very talented artists. Come visit with us during the opening or drop by to see the work anytime.

‘Serenity: The Work of Art’ now on view at UCSF Women’s Health Center. Guest curator Tesia Blackburn selected 4 amazing artists to participate with her in this latest installment of the Serenity series.
Public reception: Wed, May 29 5:30-7:30pm

2356 Sutter St, Floors 3,4,5,6,7
San Francisco


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Luminous Image Transfer at ARCH in San Francisco
Jun
8
12:00 PM12:00

Luminous Image Transfer at ARCH in San Francisco

n this workshop, I'll show you how to get clear image transfers every time.

And in half the time it usually takes.

Now you can use images in your acrylic paintings without the fuss.

Transfer photos and even your own drawings.

I'll cover techniques to embellish your transfers and work them into the painting.

I'll show you how to get the best transfers every time!

*** $25 MATERIALS FEE DUE IN CLASS FOR YOUR KIT: 2 artist panels, a squeegee, brushes and a palette knife. All paints, mediums and gels are supplied. *** 

Kit fee must be paid by cash, check or credit card at the beginning of class. 

Register here.

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Acrylic Pouring Workshop in Benecia
Jun
1
12:00 PM12:00

Acrylic Pouring Workshop in Benecia

IT'S THE HOTTEST THING GOING IN ACRYLIC PAINTINGS.

Learn the RIGHT WAY to create these luminous, delicious paintings.

I've been teaching acrylic painting for 25 years. Add to that my deep and extensive training as a Certified Working Artist for Golden Artist Colors and you have a bona fide acrylic expert as your teacher.

In this four hour workshop you will:

  • Create 3 (12" x 12) poured paintings.

  • Get all the technical info you need on creating them at home, safely.

  • Get materials lists and technique handouts to take home.

  • Work with a skilled acrylic painter and get all of your questions answered.

  • Learn safety protocols.

  • Learn what NOT to do.

Every workshop includes:

  • All paints, mediums and supplies (professional grade Golden Artist Colors) that you need.

  • Aprons and all the tools you need.

  • Surfaces to work on.

  • Handouts of techniques and materials.

SPACE IS LIMITED.  REGISTER EARLY! 

**** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the drying time needed for the poured paintings you will have to return to Once Upon A Canvas to pick up your dried paintings. 

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Free Golden A to Z Lecture in Chico
May
16
6:30 PM18:30

Free Golden A to Z Lecture in Chico

This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Gain information about mineral and modern pigments and how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors. Learn the unique properties of Fluids, Heavy Body, and the OPEN acrylics. Discover Interference and Iridescent paints for unusual effects. Get a grip on the many gels and mediums and how they can change texture, saturation and intensity of color, used for sculptural effects and more. Check out the amazing new grounds to prepare truly, contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel, digital printing and mixed media. Discover how acrylics can simulate oil and watercolor, even gouache, yet are infinitely more versatile.

Each lecture includes an array of examples of these materials put to use. Attendees leave the lecture enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of acrylic painting!

A free goodie bag of paint and a nice literature packet are included!

Register here.

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FREE Printmaking Lecture at Flax in Oakland
May
11
1:00 PM13:00

FREE Printmaking Lecture at Flax in Oakland

Printmaking with Golden OPEN is a dream come true. Come get the scoop on how this versatile acrylic paint can bring printmaking into your studio, easier than you can imagine! Get professional results without a press. Collagraph, linocut, monotype - all possible with Golden OPEN because it stays workable for a very long time. Clean up is a breeze with just soap and water. Ready to make multiples? Let's do this!

A free goodie bag of paint and a nice literature packet are included!

Register here

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Apple Flagship Store Digital Art Presentation
Mar
16
1:00 PM13:00

Apple Flagship Store Digital Art Presentation

Join me for an exciting digital art demonstration at the Apple Flagship store in downtown San Francisco! I’m super excited to be asked to demonstrate digital art in Procreate on the iPad Pro. I’ll be incorporating Golden Acrylic Paint in a real world setting, showing how to bring real paintings into digital work. Everyone who attends will have a chance to create artwork on the iPad with me. It’s going to be awesome!

Registration will open soon!

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