Sunday, March 19, 2017

Week 10

Hi everyone;  we will meet at the L.A. Arboretum tomorrow (Friday class) for a great day of plein-air painting.  We just have this week and next week to complete your outdoor painting sessions.
Weeks 12 and 13 will be lab sessions to prepare for the final in week 14.
Please double-check your supply list and have  two boards; 1 for the value study, and 1 for the final painting.  Please remember to bring your water in a plastic container with a lid.  
It will be cool so please bring sweaters or jackets...

Please be there at 9:30..
Thanks,
Mike
Monday's gouache demo 


last Friday's gouache demo

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Week 9

HI everyone;  It looks like tomorrow (Friday) will be a terrific day to paint outside!  Let's meet at Descanso Gardens,1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge .This will be our second and last trip to the gardens/

The admission is $6.00 for students, so please remember to bring your student I.D. card.
Parking is free and the cafe is open. 
Please wait at the umbrella tables on your left side, just after entering the park...
Please be there by 9:30...


Mike

Monday, March 6, 2017

Week 8

Hi everyone;  Friday's class will meet in the LAB,
You may continue to work on your landscape or architectural paintings, or you can paint outside
on campus.
Please bring any original paintings or photographs you may want to continue painting as well.


Please be in the lab at 9:15..
Thanks,
Mike
Friday's Gouache Demo

Monday, February 27, 2017

Week 7

HI everyone;  It looks like tomorrow (Friday) will be a terrific day to paint outside!  Let's meet at Descanso Gardens,1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge.  The gardens is only 10 minutes from the Hillside campus in La Canada.
The admission is $6.00 for students, so please remember to bring your student I.D. card.
Parking is free and the cafe is open.  We will only do 2 trips to these beautiful gardens for the term.
Please wait at the umbrella tables on your left side, just after entering the park...

Please be there by 9:30 am...  THANKS!   Mike

Please NO LARGE CHAIRS; folding stools only.



Friday's Gouache Demo

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Week 6

Friday's class will meet at the Arboretum.  Please review your supply list and have a plastic water container with a lid; (no water bottles).  Please have two boards; one large (at least 7 X 9"),  and one smaller board  ( about 3 1/2 X 4 1/2") for your value study.

It will be a sunny day but on the chilly side (in the mid 60's), so please have a jacket!)
I will see you there at 9:30am for a great day of painting...

Mike

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Week 5




 Well, it looks like we're back in the LAB today, (Friday class).
Please bring ALL PHOTO REFERENCE including architectural and on location.
Also, bring any original paintings you have for Photoshop enhancement.
Please be in class by 9:15...

Thanks!


Monday's Gouache Demo

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Week 4


Hi everyone;  Friday's class will meet at the LA ARBORETUM .
Please remember to check your supplies including two  watercolor boards; one for your value study and one for your final art. 
Please be there by 9:30...

Thanks!
Mike