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Fall Art Class Schedule 

Winter Class Schedule will be Posted December 1
Contact Robbie Summers if you need information earlier.

Click this button to see who is currently signed up for classes.

Fall Student Registration

 


Class Registration

Please click Register for each class for which you wish to register.

Print the page and complete each form, and then mail with your personal check for each class (or one check for total amount of all forms being submitted).

Some classes require a Supply Fee for materials furnished by the instructor. Some classes require that you provide your own supplies. 

Instructor will email supply details after you register.

Non-members of the Guild must add $10 to each class fee. Membership is $20 per year due in September. Go to the Membership page to pay the annual fee.

   Classes held in HOA 2 Arts and Crafts Building Topaz Room

 


Watercolor Skies with Karen Brungardt

Register

Tuesday 9:00 am to noon, October 22

All Levels: $30 for members, $40 for non-members

Working on 140# cold-pressed Arches paper, you will learn to paint a variety of skies using watercolor techniques, from a simple wash to adding colors and/or clouds to your skies. This class is for anyone who wants to learn simple ways to paint skies or to refresh your memory!  You will have a “cheat sheet” of various techniques to take home and (hopefully), one completed small project.

Call Karen for a supply list or to let her know If you need her to provide your supplies. There will be a $5 feeat the class if instructor provides your supplies.

Call: 520-825-1845

Email: lovingazkaren@gmail.com


Luminous Roses Step-by-Step with Renee Pearson 

Register

Wednesday 9:00 am to noon, October 23

All Levels: $30 for members, $40 for non-members

Using the glazing technique, you will paint a luminous pink rose. Then you will layer one color over another with transparent watercolor so that the underlying color shows through. This technique will keep your rose looking luminous.

Supply list will be furnished upon registration.

Call: 520-468-2494

Email: reneepearson40057@yahoo.com


Exploring Abstracts with Maren Webb  

Register

Wednesday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm    Oct 23, 30, November 6, 13

All levels: $100 for members and $110 for non-members

This class is for beginners as well as experienced painters.  You will explore: Composition for abstract paintings, texture/collage, color systems, where to find inspiration. This class will meet once a week, four three-hour sessions. A supply list will be furnished upon registration.

Call: 520-235-2009

Email: marenw6@gmail.com


Desert Landscapes in Sharpies with Robbie Summers

Register

Friday 9:00 am to noon, October 25

All levels: $30 for members and $40 for non-members

Using landscape photos, watercolors, and sharpies you will create fabulous desert landscapes suitable for framing.

Bring any watercolor supplies that you have plus Kleenex and paper towels You may want to bring your favorite pictures of the desert landscape, but never fear, the instructor will have plenty of supplies to share including desert landscapes.

Call: 520-818-0817

Email: robsumart@aol.com


Beginning Drawing Series with Laurie Brussel

Register

Tuesday 9:00 am to noon, October 29, November 5, 12,19

All levels: $95 for members and $105 for non-members

This is a four-week class for individuals who have always been afraid to take their first drawing class, as well as experienced artists who would like to build their confidence and deepen their artistic perceptions. Laurie will teach you how to shift from your usual analytical processing (left-brain mode) to a more creative way of thinking and seeing (right-brain mode). Anyone can draw. It’s just a matter of training your eyes to see.

This class will cover proportions, composition, shading and line. Bring to the first class a 14 X 17 drawing pad (no newsprint), #2 pencils and a kneaded or plastic eraser.

Call: 520-818-0817

Email: LaurieBrussel@wbhsi.net


Glue Gun and Acrylic Fun with Karen Brungardt

Register

Tuesday 9:00 am to noon, October 29

All Levels: $30 for members, $40 for non-members

Let’s have fun using a glue gun to develop texture and design on our desert landscape!  Karen will supply the canvas board and acrylic paints. Call Karen for list of supplies you must provide.

Call: 520-825-1845

Email: lovingazkaren@gmail.com


Watercolor Batik with Karen Brungardt

Register

Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, November 7

All Levels: $60 for members, $70 for non-members

Painting on rice paper with watercolor, you will use sharpies to develop the drawing and watercolor paint for the colors. To get the Batik look, we’ll use melted wax.  Karen will supply the melted wax, rice paper and wax brushes.

Call Karen for a supply list or to let her know if you need her to provide your supplies. There will be a $5 supply fee at the class.

Call: 520-825-1845

Email: lovingazkaren@gmail.com


Fragmented Florals with Robbie Summers

Register

Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, November 8

All levels: $60 for members and $70 for non-members

Using flowers as your subject matter, you will divide the basic flower shapes further with geometric designs to create fragmented flowers.

Bring any watercolor supplies that you have, plus Kleenex and paper towers You may want to bring your favorite pictures of flowers that will fit on a 9 X 12 sheet of watercolor paper. But never fear, the instructor will have plenty of supplies to share including pictures of flowers.

Call: 520-818-0817

Email: robsumart@aol.com


Ink and Watercolor Florals with Karen Brungardt

 

Register

Tuesday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, November 12

All Levels: $30 for members, $40 for non-members

You will use pen-and-ink techniques and watercolors to paint flowers in a loose, fun manner. Karen will provide the photo references for the painting and tracing materials.

Call Karen for a supply list or to let her know if you need her to provide your supplies. There will be a $5 supply fee at the class.

Call: 520-825-1845

Email: lovingazkaren@gmail.com


Silhouette Tangles with Robbie Summers

Register

Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, November 15

All levels: $30 for members and $40 for non-members

After sketching an animal silhouette using a sharpie, you will fill in the space around the silhouette with dark, dramatic tangles. It is almost like doodling, but seeing the dramatic results will wow you.  For even more drama, you can colorize your tangle.

If you have a favorite animal, please bring a photo or sketch.  No additional materials needed

Call: 520-818-0817

Email: robsumart@aol.com


Carrot People with Karen Brungardt

Register

Tuesday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, November 19

All levels: $30 for members and $40 for non-members

Paint the human figure in watercolor as a gestural presence. This is NOT portraiture!  This is capturing the motion of the human figure or a group of people with a few strokes of paint. This is a fun, quick way to add people to your painting, giving it that “human” touch.

Call: 520-825-1845

Email: lovingazkaren@gmail.com


Beginning Collage with Deb Kress

Register

Wednesday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, November 20

All Levels: $50 for members, $60 for non-members

Collage is a French word meaning "to glue.” It is composed by pasting on a single surface. Experience this fun and experimental way of painting.

Collages can be personal, playful, humorous, or just fun.  Students will go away with a knowledge of various adhesives, mediums, and surfaces available for collage. We will build up and push back with the use of collage papers.

Call: 520-661-6509

Email: debkress@gmail.com


More Collage with Deb Kress

Register

Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, November 21

All Levels: $50 for members, $60 for non-members

Want to continue the fun?  Join me again for a full day of creating Collage Masterpieces.

Collages can be personal, playful, humorous, or just fun. Students will go away with a knowledge of various adhesives, mediums, and surfaces available for collage. We will build up and push back with the use of collage papers.

Call: 520-661-6509

Email: debkress@gmail.com


Pointillism with Robbie Summers

Register

Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, November 22

All Levels: $60 for members, $70 for non-members

Georges Seurat invented a special style of painting called Pointillism using tiny dots of paint with no brush stokes or lines. After creating Pointillism cards of various colors, you too can create a Seurat masterpiece.

All materials will be furnished.

Call: 520-818-0817

Email: robsumart@aol.com


Acrylics for All with Laurie Brussel

Register

Tuesday 9:00 am to noon, November 26, Dec. 3, 10, 17

All levels: $95 for members and $105 for non-members

This 4-week class is for all levels. In the first class Laurie will go over paints, brushes, painting surfaces, and Acrylic mediums. She will also give a short lesson in color theory, how to mix paints, and discuss different techniques. Students will work on their own projects, at their own pace. Laurie will work with each student individually. There will be a class discussions and various demonstrations.

If you are a beginner bring in a variety of fruits such as lemons, limes, oranges, bananas, grapes or vegetables such as squash, peppers. Students will set up their own still life with Laurie’s guidance. Also bring in a canvas board or boards to practice as well as stretched canvas (size is up to you but a 16 X 20 is suggested for the first time).

If you have painted in Acrylic before, bring subject matter (still life or photo), stretched canvas (size is your choice), and anything else you may need.

Additional supply list will be furnished by the instructor.

Call: 520-818-0657

Email: LaurieBrussel@wbhsi.net


Bubbles and Bottles with Robbie Summers 

Register

Friday 9:00 am to noon, December 6

All Levels: $30 for members and $40 for non-members

Using sketches of wine bottles, glasses, geometric shapes and Sharpies, you will create the perfect abstract bar painting.

Bring any watercolor supplies you have including paper towels, and Kleenex. The rest of the supplies will be furnished.

Call: 520-818-0817

Email: robsumart@aol.com


I Can’t Draw a Stick Figure 

Register

Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm December 13

No fee. Open to all levels and non members.

A free introduction to the Guild will be offered, called I can’t draw a stick figure. This class is for all those who are thinking about joining the Guild or taking art classes. You will learn all the ins and outs of how the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild provides an environment for learning and sharing all things ART!

Class will be limited to 16 participants.

 


Free Opportunities for Guild Members

Free Non-Critique 

Second Wednesday 9 am - 11 am                Topaz Room

On the second Wednesday of each month come join us to discuss your latest art project and art in general. Bring a painting you are working on or you have just finished to share with us. You don't have any projects you are working on right now? Come anyway and join the interesting and sometimes lively discussions. Or just come to meet your fellow SaddleBrooke artists.

Call: Jim Morris (520) 399-6797- Email: morris@saddlebrooke.me


Mondays 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Open Studio In Topaz Room

Open to Guild members to come and paint with other members. No official instructor or facilitator. Bring your own supplies.


Open Figure Drawing Studio with Laurie Brussel

First Saturday each month in the Topaz Room from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (No class in October.)

Please confirm your attendance with Laurie Brussel (520) 818 0657 or  Lauriebrussel@wbhsi.net


For Questions about class scheduling or registration, contact:

Robbie Summers - 64548 E. Sugar Lane - (520) 818-0817  robsumart@aol.com