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Paint Nite: The Wishing Tree III

  • Ages 13 & up
  • 2 hours
  • Language: English

$15 per person
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The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist! Brushes: large square, small square, detail, toothbrush (for stars)(Recommended Short Handle Value Pack brush set from Walmart, Michael's, or your favorite craft store.  Make sure you have a varity of brush sizes), small paper plate (to trace moon), paper towels or sponges (for background) 2  WATER CUP (8 oz tap water) PAPER TOWEL/NAPKIN, APRON or OLD CLOTHES, PAINT PALETTE OR A COATED PAPER PLATE, TABLE TOP EASEL (*Optional) -TABLE COVER (*Optional)

Paint: white, black, phthalo blue, violet (optional), bright red, warm yellow

Canvas:  any size canvas will work. recommended is 16 x20.  However if you would prefer

Event will be held on ZOOM.US  Please check your email the day of the event for your webinar invite and instructions.  Please login 15 minutes in advance so that you are ready to go at showtime.  Canvas Optional Size - Canvases come in many different sizes.  From thumb nail to the size of a wall.  Canvases are either stretched to a frame or come with a cardboard backing.  You can use almost any surface to paint on, canvas, wood, plastic, glass, the options are unlimited.  The artist will be instructing on a 16x20 stretched canvas.  Table Top Easel Optional - Although painting on an easel is recommended, it is not always necessary.  If you do not have a table top or standing easel, don't stress.  You can also work flat on a table and stand to make sure your image is not distorted or pile up a couple of books/shoe boxes to raise the canvas to see what you are doing.  Paint - Artist will be using student level/grade acrylic paint.  

Your host

Yaymaker Host Melody Gillespie located in STRATHMORE, CA

I realized as soon as I was old enough to hold a pencil that I could draw. My drawings were so realistic that as I child I would sell pictures to my classmates of their pets to them for 15 cents. I never stopped drawing. When I was sitting in boring meetings I would draw the people sitting in the meetings. Now that I am retired, I have enjoyed teaching drawing, painting, and colored pencil to others. Drawing and painting is a series of processes, along with the powers of observation. I may have had naturally obtained powers of observation with hand and eye coordination, but all of that can be learned, and I have taught children as young as 4 and others in their 70s. It is wonderfully relaxing and confidence boosting. You will never look nature the same again. Now I am a painting fiend, I am a member of the Art Association, and am on the board of directors of the local art gallery.

Host Reviews

3 out of 5 (18 reviews)
Verified Paint Nite Guest

She was explanatory threw it all, which was very helpful for us.

Verified Paint Nite Guest

This paint class was really fun! Me and my 7 year old daughter were able to paint together easily in the class and the teacher explained things well and has suggestions with any issues we had. I would gladly take this class again but I recommend having a s

Verified Paint Nite Guest

She moved very quickly often leaving people behind. I do feel like she was hard to understand at times but her painting turned out wonderful and so did ours!

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