Exhibition: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 15 & 16
Sep
15
to Sep 16

Exhibition: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 15 & 16

Mark your calendars! 
Please join us for an exclusive glimpse into 15 private art studios showcasing the work of 30 local artists! This free, annual, self-guided tour, sponsored in part by theEdmonds Arts Festival, is an opportunity to meet professional artists, see how they create their work, and purchase pieces directly from the maker. 

Edmonds Art Studio Tour

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Class: Drawing Nature
Sep
11
to Nov 13

Class: Drawing Nature

Tuesday
9/11-11/13
1:30-4:30 P.M.
$475
All Levels Welcome!
Gage Capitol Hill

The beauty of nature stirs the emotions and inspires the spirit. Develop an intimate understanding of plant structure while conveying an emotional, aesthetic response to what you see. Each week, you will evaluate the compositional possibilities of a landscape with quick notan (a Japanese word meaning “light-dark balance”) sketches, then settle in for a sustained drawing period focusing on both distant and close-up plant forms. When the weather allows students will draw outside on location including at the Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Washington Park Arboretum.
 
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Class: Foundations of Drawing:  The Still-life
Sep
10
to Nov 14

Class: Foundations of Drawing:  The Still-life

Monday, Wednesday
9/10-11/14
6:30-9:30 P.M.
$760
Beginner
Gage Capitol Hill

Immerse yourself in the beauty of form! In this observational Foundation drawing class, you will become skilled in the art of seeing and proficient in drawing what is before you. Emphasis will be placed on simplification of the subject, accurate blocking-in of elemental shapes, and sensitive rendering of light and shadow. You will develop a strong understanding of the elements and principles that are the foundation of art-making, while gaining insight into the history and future of the still-life. For the students interested in pursuing Drawing as their pathway in the arts, this class will be followed by Foundations of Drawing: The Head.
 
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Class: Painting the Autumn Landscape
Sep
10
to Nov 12

Class: Painting the Autumn Landscape

Monday
9/10-11/12
1:30-4:30 P.M.
$475
All Levels Welcome
Gage Capitol Hill

Learn to capture the wondrous colors of autumn! In this course you will learn color-mixing, the importance of contrast, and how to interpret value to capture the beauty of the autumn landscape. Students will work en plein air as weather permits, or from photos in the studio. Painting locations will include the Washington Park Arboretum, Volunteer Park, and Kubota Gardens.
 
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Exhibition Opening: Edmonds Art Studio Preview Party!
Aug
16
5:00 PM17:00

Exhibition Opening: Edmonds Art Studio Preview Party!

  • Edmonds Arts Festival Gallery, Frances Anderson Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You’re invited!

Meet the Studio Tour Artists!

During the August 16 Art Walk Edmonds, the Edmonds Art Studio Tour Artists will be holding their preview party in the Arts Festival Gallery at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, WA - be sure to stop in and say "hi" - I'll be there!

The Studio Tour Preview Show will hang in the Arts Festival Gallery from August 8 to Sept 18.


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Class: Drawing for Fun!
Aug
1
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Drawing for Fun!

Join Kathleen in a stress-free creative environment that allows you to sit back, relax and enjoy drawing! Learn how to handle charcoal, pencil, and pen while working with composition, value, and form. We’ll help you grow your confidence as you hone your skill. A little art history and a lot of fun included!

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Class: Summer Plein Air: Landscape Painting in the Parks
Aug
1
1:30 PM13:30

Class: Summer Plein Air: Landscape Painting in the Parks

Learn to accurately paint a variety of tree forms while expressing the unique qualities of individual trees. Working en plein air, students will learn the basic skills of interpreting light and shadow to render volumes in space. Gain an understanding of the dynamic structure of tree forms, paint the texture of foliage, and see the landscape in perspective. Classes will take place offsite, working with oil or acrylic paints.

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Class: Summer Plein Air: Drawing Nature
Jul
31
1:30 PM13:30

Class: Summer Plein Air: Drawing Nature

The beauty of nature stirs the emotions and inspires the spirit. Develop an intimate understanding of plant structure while conveying an emotional, aesthetic response to what you see. Each week, you will evaluate the compositional possibilities of the location with quick notan (a Japanese word meaning “light-dark balance”) sketches, then settle in for a sustained drawing period focusing on both distant and close-up plant forms within the stunning Washington Park Arboretum.

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Workshop: Landscape Painting: Lavender Wind Farm, Whidbey Island
Jun
30
9:30 AM09:30

Workshop: Landscape Painting: Lavender Wind Farm, Whidbey Island

Head out on a plein air painting expedition to the lavender fields on Whidbey Island! Join Kathleen Moore in the fragrant fields to paint the unique shapes and colors of Lavender Wind Farm. You will focus on finding a suitable painting location, developing a pleasing composition, simplifying the complexity of nature, using linear and aerial perspective and developing your color-mixing skills in oil or acrylic while enjoying the lovely fragrance. You will receive individual instruction throughout the workshop and at the end of the day everyone will come together to share their painting experience.

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Class: Foundations of Drawing: The Figure
Apr
9
to Jun 13

Class: Foundations of Drawing: The Figure

In this observational class, you will become skilled in the art of seeing and proficient in drawing what is before you. Emphasis will be placed on simplification of the figure, accurate blocking-in of elemental shapes, and sensitive rendering of light and shadow. You will be introduced to the basics of anatomy and develop a strong understanding of the elements and principles that are the foundation of art-making.

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Class - Drawing For Fun – Moore Wednesday 8/2 – 8/30
Aug
2
to Aug 30

Class - Drawing For Fun – Moore Wednesday 8/2 – 8/30

Dates: 08/02/2017 - 08/30/2017
Meets on: Wednesday
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuition: $255
Level: All
Instructors: Kathleen Moore

 

Have you ever thought "I'd like to draw, but …." or "I used to draw, but it's been years (or maybe decades).” 

This class offers a no-stress environment for you to relax and enjoy drawing. 

Learn how to handle charcoal, pencil and pen while working with composition, value and form. 

You may discover that you already know a lot about drawing and find your confidence growing as you build more skill. 

A little art history and a lot of fun included!

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Aug
2
to Aug 30

Class - Drawing Nature

Dates: 08/02/2017 - 08/30/2017
Meets on: Wednesday
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuition: $255
Level: Beginning
Instructors: Kathleen Moore

 

The beauty of nature stirs the emotions and inspires the spirit. Develop an intimate understanding of plant structure while conveying an emotional, aesthetic response to what you see. 

Using graphite, learn to simplify the innumerable details of nature, develop a feel for composition and strengthen your drawing technique. Each week we will meet at a different location within the stunning Washington Park Arboretum. Upon arrival, you will evaluate the compositional possibilities of the location with quick notan sketches, then settle in for a sustained drawing period focusing on both distant and close-up plant forms. Individual instruction and constructive critique keep you moving smoothly through the drawing process.

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Class - Landscape Painting: Summer Plein Air
Jul
31
to Aug 28

Class - Landscape Painting: Summer Plein Air

Dates: 07/31/2017 - 08/28/2017
Meets on: Monday
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuition: $255
Level: All Levels Welcome
Instructors: Kathleen Moore

 

Learn to accurately render a variety of tree forms while expressing the unique gestures of individual trees. Working from both photos and in plein air, if weather permits, students learn the basic skills of interpreting light and shadow to render volumes in space. Gain an understanding of the dynamic structure of tree forms, paint the texture of foliage and see the landscape in perspective.

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Jul
22
9:30 AM09:30

Workshop - Painting Lavender on Whidbey Island

Dates: 07/22/2017 - 07/22/2017
Meets on: Saturday
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Tuition: $105
Level: All Levels Welcome
Instructors: Kathleen Moore

 

Head out on a plein air painting expedition to the lavender fields on Whidbey Island! Join Kathleen Moore in the fragrant fields to paint the unique shapes and colors of Lavender Wind farm. You will focus on finding a suitable painting location, developing a pleasing composition, simplifying the complexity of nature, using linear and aerial perspective and developing your color-mixing skills in oil or acrylic while enjoying the lovely fragrance. You will receive individual instruction throughout the workshop and at the end of the day everyone will come together to share their painting experience.

Lavender Wind Farm

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Class - Drawing for Fun
Jun
29
to Jul 27

Class - Drawing for Fun

Dates: 06/29/2017 - 07/27/2017
Meets on: Thursday
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuition: $255
Level: All
Instructors: Kathleen Moore

 

Have you ever thought "I'd like to draw, but …." or "I used to draw, but it's been years (or maybe decades).” 

This class offers a no-stress environment for you to relax and enjoy drawing. 

Learn how to handle charcoal, pencil and pen while working with composition, value and form. 

You may discover that you already know a lot about drawing and find your confidence growing as you build more skill. 

A little art history and a lot of fun included!

REGISTER

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Class - Landscape Painting: Summer Plein Air
Jun
29
to Jul 27

Class - Landscape Painting: Summer Plein Air

Dates: 06/29/2017 - 07/27/2017
Meets on: Thursday
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuition: $255
Level: All Levels Welcome
Instructors: Kathleen Moore
 

Oil or Acrylic painters welcome!

Landscape painting en plein air around Seattle!  

Learn how to interpret what you see and translate the complexity of the landscape into a painting!

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Class: The Urban Landscape
Jan
28
10:00 AM10:00

Class: The Urban Landscape

Instructor: Kathleen Moore

Location: Seattle Art Museum

Experience the surprising beauty surrounding you in the city. Using acrylic, you will develop your understanding of composition, linear perspective, value, color-mixing, brushwork and the differences in various mediums artists use to paint the landscape.

For Seattle Art Museum docents only.

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Class: Nature in Paint
Jan
21
10:00 AM10:00

Class: Nature in Paint

Instructor: Kathleen Moore

Location: Seattle Art Museum

Explore the beauty of the natural world in acrylic while developing your understanding of composition, aerial perspective, value, color-mixing, brushwork and the differences in various mediums artists use to paint the landscape.

For Seattle Art Museum docents only.

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Class: Foundations of Drawing - Perspective & Value
Jan
16
to Mar 22

Class: Foundations of Drawing - Perspective & Value

Dates: 01/16/2017 - 03/22/2017
Meets on: Monday and Wednesday
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuition: $765
Level: Intermediate
Instructors: Kathleen Moore

Location: Gage Academy of Art

Continue to develop confidence and skills at rendering 3-dimensional form, texture and a convincing sense of space and light by using accurate drawing techniques, relative values of light and shadow, perspective and a variety of mark making. 

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Class: Painting Land & Water
Jan
16
to Mar 20

Class: Painting Land & Water

Dates: 01/16/2017 - 03/20/2017
Meets on: Monday
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuition: $460
Level: All Levels Welcome
Instructors: Kathleen Moore

Location: Gage Academy of Art

This landscape painting class focuses on streams, lakes and shoreline. Learn composition, color-mixing and brush handling while you explore how to paint tranquil water, running water and frothy waves. 

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