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Summer Class Schedule for June and July

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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


Beginning Oil Painting Classes with Roberto Miliano

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Wednesday 8:00 am to noon, June 5 
Wednesday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, June 12 
Wednesday 8:00 am to noon, June 19
Wednesday 8:00 am to noon, June 26 


Each class is $45 for members and $55 for non-members

Class size is limited to 6 students. You must register individually for each class date.

Topics the beginning student will be introduced to are :
The basics of painting in oil and is structured to focus on new techniques and subjects each session.
Other areas of discussion while painting will be how and why to gesso a canvas, composition, the use of a medium, brush strokes and how they affect the outcome of your painting, and building texture with a palette knife.

Additional supply cost of $15 paid on the day of the class.

Call 707-237-7009
Email: rmiliano11@gmail.com


Fragmented Flowers with Robbie Summers

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Friday 9:00 am to noon, June 14

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

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

All Materials will be furnished.

Call: 520-818-0817

Email: robsumart@aol.com


Watercolor Skies with Karen Brungardt

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Thursday 9:00 am to noon, June 20

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 charge at the class if instructor provides your supplies.

Call:520-825-1845

Email: lovingazkaren@gmail.com


Silhouette Tangles with Robbie Summers

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Friday 9:00 am to noon, June 21

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

After sketching an animal silhouette, you will fill in the space around the silhouette with dark, dramatic tangles. Seeing the dramatic results will wow you.

All Materials will be furnished.

Call: 520 818-0817

Email: robsumart@aol.com


Glue Gun and Acrylic Fun with Karen Brungardt

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Thursday 9:00 am to noon, June 27

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


Pen and Ink Flowers with Karen Brungardt

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Tuesday 9:00 am to noon, July 9

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 charge at the class.

Call: 520-825-1845

Email: lovingazkaren@gmail.com


Pointillism with Robbie Summers

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Wednesday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, July 12

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


Watercolor Batik with Karen Brungardt

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Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, July 18

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 charge at the class.

Call: 520-825-1845

Email: lovingazkaren@gmail.com


Wine Bottles in the Abstract with Robbie Summers 

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Friday, 9:00 am to noon, July 19

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

Using sketches of wine bottles and glasses, you will be able to create the perfect abstract bar painting.
All materials will be furnished.

Call: 520-818-0817

Email: robsumart@aol.com


Carrot People with Karen Brungardt

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Friday 9:00 am to noon, July 23  9:00 am to noon

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


Free Opportunities for All SaddleBrooke Residents

Coming in August: I can't draw a stick figure

Coming on August 16, 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!  Check this  page for the latest information regarding this class. It will be limited to 16 participants.


Free Opportunities for Guild Members

Free Non-Critique 

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: morris@saddlebrooke.me


Monday Morning Open Studio

Every week 9 am -12 pm in Topaz Room


Open Figure Drawing Studio with Laurie Brussel

First Saturday each month in the Topaz Room from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm


For Questions about class scheduling or registration, contact:  Robbie Summers - 64548 E. Sugar Lane - (520) 818-0817  robsumart@aol.com