Watercolor Class with Sandra Kahler

  Magnolia Classes
Mondays 9:30am to 1pm

 Magnuson Brig Classes
Thursdays  11:00am to 2:15pm

Snow Policy for our Classes

If the Seattle Public Schools are closed our class is cancelled.
Also
If the Seattle Public Schools are delayed  our class is cancelled.

Current Lessons: Winter 2020

Tips: on Composition of a Painting

Lesson one

bring to class:  w/c supplies
bring fruits and/or veggies

Composition Forms

lesson:  L-S-V Shapes
subject: still life

Magnolia Student class work: lesson One

Magnuson-Brig Student class work: lesson One

Lesson two

bring to class:  w/c supplies
images of sky/land

Movement in a Painting

lesson:  Directing the eye through out a painting
subject: Big Sky and…

Magnuson Student class work: lesson Two

Lesson three

bring to class:  w/c supplies
image of landscape you want to paint

Rule of Thirds

lesson:  creating the perfect composition
subject: landscape

Lesson four

bring to class:  w/c supplies
image of an interior

Simplification

lesson:  how to simplify the painting and work the edges
subject: interior

Lesson five

bring to class:  w/c supplies
image of beach scene

Defining Space

lesson:  Rule of Space
subject: beach scene

Lesson six

bring to class:  w/c supplies
3-5 items, napkin or placemat

Shape and Proportion

lesson:  Rule of Odds
subject: Walking still life

Lesson seven

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image of a door or doorway

Value

lesson:  the value of variety
subject: image of door/doorway

Lesson eight

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Spring flowers

Color Theme

lesson:  a centered composition
subject: Spring Flowers

Lesson nine

bring to class:  w/c supplies
source material will be supplied

Balance & Unity

lesson:  Geometry of a painting
subject: abstract

Lesson ten

bring to class:  w/c supplies
what do you want to paint?

The Focal  Point

lesson:  Creating and supporting the Focal Pt.
subject: artist choice