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).
Send to Jim Morris - 61602 E Border Rock Road Tucson AZ 85739
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
Drawing 101 with Laurie Brussels $96
Tuesdays 9:00 am to noon Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 Register
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. Its just a matter of training your eyes to see. This class will cover proportions, composition, shading and line.
Bring in a 14 X 17 all purpose drawing pad (no newsprint), #2 pencils and a kneaded or plastic eraser.
Call: (520) 818 0657
Intro to Watercolor with Karen Brungardt $96
Tuesdays 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 Register
This class is for anyone who is interested in learning how to paint in watercolor. It is designed for people who have never picked up a watercolor brush, for people who are returning to watercolor after many years away, or people interested in finding out if they want to be a watercolor artist.
This is a four-week, half-day class. The Instructor will be teaching the many different uses of brushes, the differences in watercolor papers, color mixing, composition, basic washes and advanced washes, watercolor “tricks,” and use of shadows and perspective. She will also teach basic watercolor techniques, such as landscapes, skies, sunsets, desert foliage, etc.
- Brushes are a personal choice but the Instructor suggests those listed below as basic:
- #6, #8, #10 round watercolor brushes (Loew-Cornell 7020 ultra round series is a good, inexpensive brush (found online at comor com)
- 1 ½” flat brush or angled flat brush
- Any other brush that intrigues you and you want to buy.
- Great places to try out brushes to see if you would like it: Arizona Art Supply at Wetmore & Oracle and also Sarnoff’s on Campbell north of Grant or Posners: www.posnersartstoretucson.com. They are located at 944 E. University, 622-3636.
Call: (520) 825-1845
Rice Paper Aquariums with Robbie Summers $30
Wednesday 9:00 am to 12 noon Nov 7 Register
Using Rice paper, watercolor, and sharpies, you will create your own aquarium.
If you have them, bring photos of your favorite aquarium scenes. Also bring any watercolor supplies that you have. Water container, paper towels, sharpies, brushes
Instructor will supply rice paper, backing board, and additional aquarium fish pictures.
Our Bodies in Motion with Laurie Brussels $50
Thursday 9:00 am to noon continuing 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Nov 15
This workshop will delve closely into the drawing of the clothed figure. Drawing the human figure can be intimidating but Laurie will take the fear away by making it fun and interesting.
You will sharpen your seeing skills as well as learn to capture the essence of the figure through exercises, demonstrations and “drawing each other.” Laurie will show you how to measure proportions, capture the beauty of the pose through line and shading, and perfect your seeing skills.
- 18 X 24 Newsprint pad
- Vine charcoal
- 18 X 24 All purpose drawing pad
- #2 pencils, charcoal pencils
- Kneaded or Magic Rub eraser
Phone: (520) 825-1845
Experiment Creativity (Gesture Drawing) with Gail Kolenda $30
Monday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Nov 26 Register
Learn another type of drawing called gesture drawing. You may use
pencil or pen. Bring photos of action figures to tell a story. We will
review contour drawing and jump into gesture drawing. A complete
composition will be done in class.
Call 825-9972 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Australian Aboriginal Art with Robbie Summers $30
Wednesday 9:00 am to noon Nov 28 Register
A bookmark in 3D with Robbie Summers $30
Wednesday 9:00 am to 12 noon Dec 5 Register
Experiment Creativity (Artist Trade Cards) with Gail Kolenda $30
Monday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Dec 10 Register
Taking the lessons of contour drawing and gesture drawing you will
create a full page design and add color. A fun day to go crazy with
drawing, paint and glue. Bring whatever supplies you want to play with
Call 825-9972 or email email@example.com
Painting with Hummingbirds with Karen Brungardt $30
Tuesday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Dec 11 Register
We all love them, watching them zipping around and drinking nectar! Now come to learn how to paint them; in this class you will learn at least three different styles in watercolor in which to paint these little birds.
- We’ll use a loose background of watercolor paint and develop the painting of the bird from there
- We’ll use pen and ink technique for a different look and way to paint a hummingbird
- We’ll paint a stylized bird with lots of color and fun in it
Dive into learning the fun in collage and mixed media. Create
and experiment creating a small canvas. Bring supplies of acrylics, or
papers, or whatever you want to use.
Supplies: Students should bring a glue stick and a small canvas
Call: (330) 656-3673
Free Opportunities for Guild Members
Second Wednesday 9 am -11am 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday Morning Open Studio
Every week 9 am -12 pm in Topaz Room
Monday Afternoon Open Studio
Extended group session on the first three Mondays of the month to share and explore creative projects together.
See News article under Art Info tab.
Open Figure Drawing Studio with Laurie Brussel
First Saturday each month in the Topaz Room Registrar: Class Registration Jim Morris - 61602 E Border Rock Rd. - (520) 399-6797 - reg. Education Chair: Class scheduling Gail Kolenda - 61828 E Briarwood Dr. - (520) 825-9972 email@example.com