The next class I’ll be teaching at Tulpehocken Exchange is Pastel Portraits for Beginners. I’ll be teaching participants the basics of using chalk pastels and the basics of drawing one of the hardest subjects- humans. We’ll be learning proportion of the face, blending and application methods with pastels, using light and dark, and more! Below… Continue reading Next Class- Pastel Portraits for Beginners
Winter Storm Grayson kicked the east coast’s arse last weekend. The participants of my Winter Acrylic Still Life class braved the ice and snow last Saturday to make some beautiful paintings. I set up a still life with velvet pumpkins, an ornamental miniature bird cage, magnolia pods, a handmade faerie crown, and some plants from… Continue reading Winter Still Life Class at Tulpehocken Exchange
Hey, it’s flashback Friday! I’m digging out something from a sketchbook circa 2008.
Last Saturday was the open house for the new Handmade Philly space at Tulpehocken Exchange in Germantown, Philadelphia. My holiday silhouette class was the inaugural art class in the space. We had a great group of people in a relaxed, fun setting. I taught them how to cut paper silhouettes freehand using their eyes to… Continue reading Silhouette Class at Tulpehocken Exchange
A few weeks ago I taught a still life painting class at the library where I work. I set up a still life with a cornucopia, maize, faux leaves, and decorative gourds and pumpkins. Class members were equipped with acrylic paint and 11×14 canvases. Some people had some painting experience. Others had previously painted, but… Continue reading Gourds, and Maize, and Pumpkins, Oh My!
I recently announced that I was partnering with Handmade Philly at a new physical arts space in Germantown, Philadephia to teach art classes. Today I had a chance to visit the space for the first time. Tuplehocken Exchange is a new space that houses a dance studios, art studios, and the new space for Handmade Philly.… Continue reading New Arts Space in Germantown, Philadelphia!
I’m excited to announce that I will be teaching art classes this winter in a new maker space in Germantown, Philadelphia! I have teamed up with Handmade Philly to offer classes on silhouette portraiture, watercolor card making, pastel portraiture, and acrylic painting. Stay tuned for more information on how to register!