Janine Helton is Offering a Workshop in August

Janine Helton’s August Workshop:  “Beautiful Blooms in Watercolor”

In this two-day workshop, you will be painting a close-focus flower.

Techniques covered will include designing a composition, creating form using hard and soft edges; control of paint, water and pigment; color mixing on and off the paper, values and more!

Class Fee:  $150 (All supplies included)

When:  Tues and Wed., August 15-16, 2017, from 9 am – 4 pm

WhereMissouri Artists on Main, 321 S. Main St., St. Charles, MO  (636)724-1260

*Some experience in watercolor is recommended.

**A minimum of 4 students is needed to hold this class, with a maximum of 8 students.

The Springfield Art Museum Has Shared Their Latest Newsletter with Us

The Springfield Art Museum sent their newsletter to the Saint Louis Watercolor Society via the PO BOX and It is pretty interesting because it is the Watercolor Issue.
We thought the membership might enjoy reading this issue so here is the link to all their newsletters and the Jul/Aug/Sept issue is the one they sent that features watercolor and the upcoming 2017 Watercolor USA exhibition: http://www.sgfmuseum.org/150/Newsletter

Upcoming Workshops Offered at Missouri Artists on Main

Missouri Artists on Main

315-321 So. Main St.

St. Charles, Mo 63301

636-724-1260

www.maomgallery.com

 

July Workshops!!

July 11 – “Negative Painting/Positive Results”  with Janine Helton

In this all day workshop, you will explore positive
and negative shapes: what they are, how to paint
them and when to use them!  Additional techniques
covered will include lost and found edges, glazing,
color harmony and more!

When:  Tuesday, July 11
Time:  9 -4
Cost:  $85 includes supplies!

 

 

July 18 – “Just Clucking Around” with Jean McMullen!

Learn to loosen your watercolor painting skills by learning a variety of techniques: negative/positive painting,  underpainting/layering, dripping/splattering
and much more while learning to paint a rooster!  Class includes all supplies!  Use my image or bring your own.

When:  Tuesday, July 18
Time:  9 am – 3 pm
Cost:  $85 includes all supplies to complete a ready to frame(16×20) painting!!

July 20-21 – “Negative Painting/Positive Results” with Janine Helton!

In this two-day workshop, you will explore
positive and negative shapes: what they are, how to paint them, and when to use them! Additional techniques covered will include lost and found edges, glazing, color harmony, avoiding “mud” and more!

When:  July 20-21(Thurs. and Fri.)
Time:  9am -4pm
Cost:  $150 includes all supplies!

July 28 – “Watercolor 101” with Joyce Rothermich!

Have you ever wanted to try watercolor painting but didn’t want to invest your money for brushes and paint until you determined if this is something you wanted to pursue?  This class is for you!  Designed for the beginner or for an artist exploring a new medium.
Topics that will be explored: types of paint, brushes, paper and palettes. Watercolor terms and techniqes will be discussed.  You will complete a monochromatic painting.

When:  Friday, July 28
Time:   9: am – 3 pm with a lunch break
Cost:  $85 includes all the supplies!

August Workshops

August 1 – “Light and Shadows” with Jean McMullen

Anyone recognize my house?  I used a limited
palette and photographs of my home during the day to create this watercolor  thinking only of light, shadows and shapes.  Bring a photo of your home in full sunlight blown up to 11×17 and you can learn how I was able to do this!!  I will have other home images to choose from.

When:  Tuesday, August 1
Time:  9 am – 4 pm
Cost:  $85 includes all supplies!

August 15 – 16 “Beautiful Blooms in Watercolor with Janine Helton !

In this two day workshop, you will be painting
a close-focus flower.  Techniques covered will
include designing a composition, creating
form using hard and soft edges; control of
paint, water and pigment, color mixing on and off the paper, values and more!

When:  Tues. and Wed., Aug 15 and 16
Time:  9am – 4 pm
Cost:  $150 includes all supplies!

 

Also coming in August, Judith Drew with Weaving!!!

We look forward to seeing you!

Jean

 

U City in Bloom Plein Air Competition

We have been invited by Jo Louise Seltzer, Ph. D., 314-863-1573,  to participate in the 2nd annual Plein Air painting competition sponsored by U City in Bloom.   This will take place on Sunday, September 24, in conjunction with the biennial Garden Tour which will be in University Heights #1 neighborhood.  The gardens and the neighborhood feature some amazing landscaping.  Following the afternoon judging, winners will be announced at a reception on the 5th floor of the University City, City Hall.

First, second, and third place winners will receive cash prizes, and the opportunity to be the featured artists in the November gallery show in the University City Public Library.   The show will include a reception, and sales will be encouraged.

Artists who pre-register for this competition by August 28 can have contact information in a souvenir booklet to be distributed to all guests at the September 24 reception.

The  revised registration form for artists is available (see link below).  This form governs so don’t be confused with what is currently posted on the website if it is different.  For more information on the event, visit the U City in Bloom website  www.ucityinbloom.org/pleinair.

This event is a fundraiser for U City in Bloom.

Click here for the registration form.