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Sebastian River Art Club
Weekly News
July 14, 2024 

Upcoming Shows and Events

Opening RECEPTION TODAY (Sunday, July 14)  for 10 of our SRAC Artists at the First Presbyterian Church,  520 Royal Palm Court, Vero Beach  from  1 until 3PM

SUBMITTED BY SHEILA LOUGHEED AND SUSAN LAVENDER
We  invite you to an opening reception of assorted artworks from our students at Sebastian River Art Club. This group of artists, many just beginning to learn their art skills, have honed their techniques in the creative arts.

As their instructors, we invite you to help celebrate their achievements. Their artwork will be on display from July 1st  through  September 30th. Opening reception will take place TODAY,  Sunday July 14th from 1pm to 3pm at First Presbyterian Church 520 Royal Palm Court in Vero Beach.

 

Grill Out Night

GRILL OUT NIGHT
Friday, August 9, 2024 - In conjunction with the city's "Grill Out Night"  from 5:30 to 7:30.  We will have a display of all of our centennial paintings, as well as snacks and soft drinks available to the public that night. 

If you have not finished your Centennial Painting by now, Please Do So!!.  We have three more events coming up for our centennial exhibit!  Please contact Donna Ware with any questions concerning the centennial exhibit at 757-999-0331 or djwares@gmail.com.

As always.........We need members' help.

Volunteers Needed:  We need help setting up the community room with the centennial display, monitoring the food tables,  as well as the Rosalee Hume Room and the "Minis."

We also need volunteers to provide "finger" foods. (Details will be available in the office on the types of snacks we would like to provide)

There are signup sheets in the office for those wishing to help for those few hours with setup- cleanup, monitoring and providing refreshments of  simple, finger-food donations. 

This event is sure to raise  community awareness of our club  as well as provide a venue for fundraising for our Scholarship and Food Bank Funds.  As with the "Light up Night" event in December, it brings lots of people in and gives them a chance to see what we are about.
 

Vero Beach Museum of Art Exhibit

VERO BEACH MUSEUM OF ART EXHIBIT

Look for a detailed prospectus and entry labels in your email on this Monday - July 15


Printable copies are now available through our Website:

Click on this link to our web site:
https://www.sebastianriverartclub.com/_files/ugd/53330d_d8792fab36d14b2eb98e19c9c0222c66.pdf

You can also go to www.sebastianriverartclub.com, click on Upcoming Events Tab  then go to the Vero Beach Museum of Art show.  Scroll Down to the "PDF" file  which is the printable file click on it and it will bring you to the prospectus and labels.

We will also have printed copies in the office starting this Tuesday.

A Sign-up Sheet is now in the office.  In order to complete the paperwork required by the museum, all entries must be listed on this sign-up sheet prior to Saturday, August 24.

Artwork displayed in last year's VBMA exhibit is not eligible to be re-displayed in this year's exhibit.

 

Artists must be juried in to SRAC to be eligible to participate in this exhibit.


 

SRAC Art Classes for the Month of July

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
June 2024 SRAC Art Classes

All classes are $15 for members, $20 for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Please contact the individual teacher to register and for a supply list. Classes may be canceled due to under-attendance.

 

NOTES:  

  • Archibald Classes require a minimum of 4 Students to take place  

  • Tent. Means TENTATIVE

  • Lolly Walton, Beginning Watercolor Classes, Call 321-652-7115  if you have any questions.

  • Any questions for Janet Jamil, you may email her at: jkjamil@verizon.net

 

Call our Sebastian River Art Club office at 772-321-9333 for additional class information, as our classes are always being updated.  Office and gallery hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11-2:30. Classes are $15 each for members, $20 for non members, unless otherwise noted!

 

Tues 7/16         9am- 12                        Class:  Advanced Watercolor

                        Instructor: Jean Archibald      keel84@aol.com  (561) 212-0915

                        Medium:  Watercolor

                        Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

Class for intermediate and advanced watercolor artists that come for guidance in improving their existing style. Emphasis on learning to pay attention to values in your subject before you start a painting, literally dissecting the subject and observing the different values before you start.

Supplies:  Watercolors, brushes, paper towels, water containers. Either 300 or 140 pound watercolor paper recommended, but 300 is suggested for its strength and blending properties. Also water containers, watercolor brushes…#0, 1, 2, 3, 6, Flat# 2, 4, 6, 8.  One large 1 inch Flat brush for washes, gum eraser, wax free tracing paper, graphite pencil, fine red pen such as Pilot pens for tracing, box Kleenex, paper towels.

Recommend choosing a subject of one’s own as it may then be entered into shows, however the instructor can supply a subject for those who do not bring their own. Subjects provided in a class are not allowed in shows.

 

Tues 7/16         1pm- 4pm        Class:  Watercolor Techniques

                        Instructor: Lolly Walton   Lollyart4sale@cfl.rr.com  (321) 652-7115

                        Medium:  Watercolor

                        Level:  All levels welcomed

Want to unleash your creativity? Take a class with an experienced watercolor artist and teacher. Objective: Focus on learning basic w/c techniques. The class is taught in a fun, and relaxed environment. We will focus on the elements of a landscape…..grass, trees, skies, water, rocks, rain, etc.  Each students will be asked to finish a half sheet size landscape painting.  After that we will move on to watercolor “abstracts”. Lolly guarantees that watercolor will become your “best friend” and provide you with a lifetime of enjoyment!!!

Supplies: Supply list provided upon request

 

Thurs 7/18       9am- 12            Class:  Fix My Painting

                        Instructor: Susan Lavender & Sheila Lougheed

                        Suzelavender@comcast.net  (772) 388-0695

                        canvasdancer319@gmail.com  (203) 648-3138

                        Medium: Acrylics, Oil, Mixed Media, Watercolor

                        Level:  Any and All

Description: Fun class to finish old paintings or start something new! We focus on composition, texture, tone, spontaneity and technique. We give each person permission to continue, or start over, and promote expressive, inspirational and intuitive work.

Supplies: basic supplies in medium of choice – to include paper, canvas, water container, paper towels, etc.

 

Thurs 7/18       1-4pm  Class: Watercolor Workshop

                        Instructor: Richard Davis

                        Medium: Watercolor

Level: Intermediate and Advanced

Description:  “Let’s face it”,  Or how to draw the eye, nose and mouth. This class is a good follow up to the portrait class we did in June. We will be drawing from photo’s provided.

Special workshop with Richard Davis from the Brevard Watercolor Society.

Supplies:  140 pound watercolor paper (any brand). 

a number 2, a 2B or 4B pencil

Watercolor brushes: #4 and #6 size brush. 

Spray bottle for water

Palette that will hold a fair amount of water

Basic watercolors of your choosing

Paper towels

 

Sat 7/20           9am – 3pm Collage Workshop

                        Instructor:      Sheila Lougheed

Phone # (203) 648-3138

Email: canvasdancer319@gmail.com 

Medium: Mixed Media Collage

Level: All Welcome

Classes are $15 each for members, $20 for nonmembers.

Description of the Class: collage application using objects to create anything from tags and cards, to shadow boxes.  Instructors are supplying assorted materials – photos, beads, fabrics, decorative papers, buttons, ribbons, etc, etc. etc.

Choose a base, select materials, cut or tear, attach, and add your detail. Bring old gift boxes, cigar boxes, IF you have them. 

Supply List: Please bring scissors, mod podge, or your chosen adhesive, ie E-6000, tapes, pins, staples, hot glue guns, inexpensive craft brushes. Also, please bring two bowls, paper towels, and xeroxed copies of any family photos you may like to incorporate into your design.

Pre Registration required before July 15th with Sheila, 203-648-3130 (text) or email

canvasdancer319@gmail.com

Call our Sebastian River Art Club office at 772-321-9333 for additional class information, as our classes are always being updated.  Office and gallery hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11-2:30. Classes are $15 each for members, $20 for non members, unless otherwise noted! www.SebastianRiverArtClub.com Sebastian River Art Club 1245 Main Street, Sebastian, Florida

*see attached photos

 

Sat 7/20           12-3     No Members Open Studio

 

Tues 7/23         No morning class

 

Tues 7/23         1pm- 4pm        Class:  Watercolor Techniques

                        Instructor: Lolly Walton   Lollyart4sale@cfl.rr.com  (321) 652-7115

                        Medium:  Watercolor

                        Level:  All levels welcomed

Want to unleash your creativity? Take a class with an experienced watercolor artist and teacher. Objective: Focus on learning basic w/c techniques. The class is taught in a fun, and relaxed environment. We will focus on the elements of a landscape…..grass, trees, skies, water, rocks, rain, etc.  Each students will be asked to finish a half sheet size landscape painting.  After that we will move on to watercolor “abstracts”. Lolly guarantees that watercolor will become your “best friend” and provide you with a lifetime of enjoyment!!!

Supplies: Supply list provided upon request

            

Thurs 7/25       9am- 12            Class:  Fix My Painting

                        Instructor: Susan Lavender & Sheila Lougheed

                        Suzelavender@comcast.net  (772) 388-0695

                        canvasdancer319@gmail.com  (203) 648-3138

                        Medium: Acrylics, Oil, Mixed Media, Watercolor

                        Level:  Any and All

Description: Fun class to finish old paintings or start something new! We focus on composition, texture, tone, spontaneity and technique. We give each person permission to continue, or start over, and promote expressive, inspirational and intuitive work.

Supplies: basic supplies in medium of choice – to include paper, canvas, water container, paper towels, etc.

 

Thurs 7/25       12:30-3:30pm   Class: Soft Pastel

                        Instructor: Lana McLeod  mzmcleod@msn.com (720) 935-1730

                        Medium: Soft Pastel

Description: Come and enjoy playing and creating with adult chalk , A.K.A. Pastels. Pastels are fun and forgiving, making them a wonderful painting medium! Each class includes a short lecture and demo on subjects that will improve your technique in bringing your masterpiece to life.

Class subject examples:

   *Values and Hues

   *Buildings in a landscape 

   *How to create distance and depth

   *Water reflection with soft pastels

   *What's an underpainting?

   *How to Frame a soft pastel painting

Supplies:  Your painting will only be as good as your tools are. So take the time to invest in good pastels and paper. Suggested student supply list:

Reference photo: something that inspires you! Printed or on an Ipad or phone

Paper towels or a hand towel, rag size

Baby wipes

Artist tape or painter's tape. White or beige only!

Wax paper (try the Dollar Store)

16"x14" or larger masonite board (Home Depot)

Ruler and or T-square

Apron or old shirt ( to protect your clothes)

Gloves

Mask

Soft pastels and pastel paper.

Email Lana for suggested list of soft pastels and paper. mzmcleod@msn.com 

            

Sat 7/27           12:15- 3pm       Members Only Open Studio

 

Tues 7/30         9am- 12            Class:  Advanced Watercolor

                        Instructor: Jean Archibald      keel84@aol.com  (561) 212-0915

                        Medium:  Watercolor

                        Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

Class for intermediate and advanced watercolor artists that come for guidance in improving their existing style. Emphasis on learning to pay attention to values in your subject before you start a painting, literally dissecting the subject and observing the different values before you start.

Supplies:  Watercolors, brushes, paper towels, water containers. Either 300 or 140 pound watercolor paper recommended, but 300 is suggested for its strength and blending properties. Also water containers, watercolor brushes…#0, 1, 2, 3, 6, Flat# 2, 4, 6, 8.  One large 1 inch Flat brush for washes, gum eraser, wax free tracing paper, graphite pencil, fine red pen such as Pilot pens for tracing, box Kleenex, paper towels.

Recommend choosing a subject of one’s own as it may then be entered into shows, however the instructor can supply a subject for those who do not bring their own. Subjects provided in a class are not allowed in shows.

 

Tues 7/30         1pm- 4pm        Class:  Watercolor Techniques

                        Instructor: Lolly Walton   Lollyart4sale@cfl.rr.com  (321) 652-7115

                        Medium:  Watercolor

                        Level:  All levels welcomed

Want to unleash your creativity? Take a class with an experienced watercolor artist and teacher. Objective: Focus on learning basic w/c techniques. The class is taught in a fun, and relaxed environment. We will focus on the elements of a landscape…..grass, trees, skies, water, rocks, rain, etc.  Each students will be asked to finish a half sheet size landscape painting.  After that we will move on to watercolor “abstracts”. Lolly guarantees that watercolor will become your “best friend” and provide you with a lifetime of enjoyment!!!

Supplies: Supply list provided upon request

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