2014 Classes/Workshops at MSA
Please complete the registration form and pay by credit, debit card or your PayPal account, below. You may pay by check payable to: Marin Society of Artists and mail, along with a copy of the Registration Form, to P.O. Box 203, Ross, CA 94957
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Painting the Landscape
Instructor: Bernard Healey
A four session acrylic painting course.
Mr. Healey studied at the Art Institute in San Francisco and is a graduate of the Academy of Advertising Art. Bernard is currently on the faculty of the College of Marin Emeritus Community Education and an instructor at the Mill Valley Community Center Art Department.
All levels welcome. Bring your art supplies, including a portable easel.
Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2014
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Fee: Non-members: $100 MSA members: $80
Marin Society of Artists, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. (on the grounds of the Marin Art and Garden Center), Ross, CA.
Your reservation is not secured until payment has been received. Registration form above
Plein Air Workshop
Instructor: Carol Smith Myer
During this three day workshop, held consecutive Thursdays on the grounds of the Marin Art and Garden Center, Carol will demonstrate the steps she uses creating a colorist landscape.
Artists will explore seeing and understanding when and how to use color according to the time of day, atmosphere and surrounding nature.
Included will be one on one instruction, making this suitable for all levels of artists.
Participants will meet at the Marin Society of Artists Gallery at 2:00 pm.
Thursday, May 15, 22 and 29
2 pm to 5 pm
Fee: Non-Members $165 MSA Members $150
Registration form above.
Oil Painting - The Basics
Instructor: Award winning artist Arlene Whiting
Arlene establishes color and value patterns first and the subject matter is woven into that design. "I use the natural gesture of the subject and expand the composition using corresponding shapes, light and dark values and appropriate color. I love to draw, but resist the temptation to draw subject matter until I have the abstract elements in place."
The series will cover: The Basics, Value/Design, Color and Putting it Together.
Wednesdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25
10am to 1pm
Building a Portrait, a Jan Kunz Workshop
Instructor: Jan Kunz, watercolorist and author
A nontraditional, but effective, approach to portraiture, a sequence of lessons that will help artists capture the personality and uniqueness of their subjects. Study materials will be provided, such as handouts on facial structure. Jan will demonstrate in watercolor, but other painting media are acceptable.
Jan Kunz has taught painting workshops nationwide and her instruction books have been published internationally.
Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24 and 31. .
10am to 1pm
Students are encouraged to take the full series
Fee for series: Non-members $175. MSA members $150
Individual classes: Non-members $60. MSA members $50
This is a great way to support MSA as Ms. Kunz is generously donating all proceeds to our organization.
If taking an individual class, please be sure to indicate the specific date on your registration form. Registration form near top of page.
2014 Marin Open Studios at Marin Society of Artists
Marin Open Studios is an annual, free, self-guided art tour in Marin County that takes place the first two weekends in May.
Meet the artists behind the work. The artwork is for sale, but there is much more in the offering: ideas, inspiration, the conversation of creativity, and a glimpse into lives devoted to art.
May 3 and 4, and May 10 and 11, from 11am to 6pm.
The MSA Gallery is fully reserved. During our second year of partnering with MOS, we are looking forward to a wonderful Open Studios 2014 at the MSA Gallery. Thank you MSA Members for making this happen.
If you would like to be on the reserved space waiting list, in the event of cancelation, or if you have any questions regarding reserved space, please contact Ellen at firstname.lastname@example.org
View or download the Gallery site map here.
Marin Society of Artists Fundraiser
Quality artwork for reasonable prices. Preview dates and times to be announced.
Live auction Saturday, November 1, from 7 pm to 10 pm.
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