Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Watercolor Classes in Sequim, WA, Port Angeles, WA, Port Townsend, WA - 2017

October Class - 2017
"Painting Barns - Techniques for Success"


October Class Project



  • When:   ON WEDNESDAY!  Oct 11th, 18th and 25th. Three weeks!
  •              ON THURSDAY! Oct 12th, 19th and 26th. Three weeks!
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:    ON WEDNESDAY!  For those who've established the basics and are looking to further their skills.
  •              ON THURSDAY!  For beginners and those who would like a refresher course.
  • Cost:     $50 (Three weeks)


FAQs:

  • What supplies will I need?  See the SUPPLY List tab on the CLASSES page of my website. (www.shirleymercerart.net)

  • How do I reserve a spot in class? Call me at 360-460-9874. 

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.

  • What will be covered?  My style of teaching doesn't really focus on "How to Paint a Flower...or a barn, or a lighthouse." I focus on teaching techniques and helping each student to learn and apply those techniques to whatever project we are working on. This month, we will work techniques to create a successful landscape with barn.

  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!

  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

    I look forward to working with you! -- Shirl


If you have a group interested in classes but are not located in the Sequim / Port Angeles area, call me. I may be able to travel to your location.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

November 2016 -- Watercolor Class for Beginners - Sequim, WA, Port Angeles and Port Townsend, WA


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November Class 2016           "Beginning Techniques"


Class Project. - Call me to reserve your spot (360-460-9874)
  • When:   (2016) November 3rd, 10th, and 17th. (Thursday) Three weeks!
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For beginners or those looking to refresh their skills
  • Cost:     $45 (Three weeks!) The cost of creating cards is an additional price.                               Please ask for details.

FAQs:

  • What supplies will I need?   Click here for supply list.

  • How do I reserve a spot in class? Call me at 360-460-9874. 

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.

  • What will be covered?  Using beginning techniques. Fun projects that can stand alone or -- if you'd like -- be used to create Christmas Cards.

  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!

  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

    I look forward to working with you! -- Shirl


If you have a group interested in classes but are not located in the Sequim / Port Angeles area, call me. I may be able to travel to your location.

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October Class 2016           "Beginning Techniques"

Class Project -- Call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot in class!

  • When:   (2016) October 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th. (Thursday) Four weeks!
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For beginners or those looking to refresh their skills
  • Cost:     $60 (Four weeks!)

FAQs:

  • What supplies will I need?   Click here for supply list.

  • How do I reserve a spot in class? Call me at 360-460-9874. 

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.

  • What will be covered?  Using beginning techniques. Create a nighttime sky with moonglow.  Mtns & trees in partial silhouette.

  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!

  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

    I look forward to working with you! -- Shirl


If you have a group interested in classes but are not located in the Sequim / Port Angeles area, call me. I may be able to travel to your location.


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September Class 2016           "Trees and Back lighting"


Call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot in class!

  • When:   (2016) September, 15th, 22nd, and 29th. (Thursday) Three weeks!
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For beginners or those looking to refresh their skills
  • Cost:     $45 (Three weeks!)

FAQs:

  • What supplies will I need?   Click here for supply list.

  • How do I reserve a spot in class? Call me at 360-460-9874. 

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
  • What will be covered?  Trees -- up-close, distant, foggy, autumn and beginning composition.
  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

    I look forward to working with you! -- Shirl


If you have a group interested in classes but are not located in the Sequim / Port Angeles area, call me. I may be able to travel to your location.

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August Class 2016           "Using Beginning Techniques"

Class Project -- Call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot!

  • When:   (2016) August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and Sept 1st. (Thursday) Five weeks!
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For beginners or those looking to refresh their skills
  • Cost:     $75 (Five weeks!)

FAQs:

  • What supplies will I need?   Click here for supply list.

  • How do I reserve a spot in class? Call me at 360-460-9874. 

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
  • What will be covered?  Adding interest to skies, creating weathered barns & beautiful trees.
  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

    I look forward to working with you! -- Shirl

If you have a group interested in classes but are not located in the Sequim / Port Angeles area, call me. I may be able to travel to your location.





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July Class 2016           "Using Beginning Techniques"

Class Project -- Call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot!


  • When:   (2016)    July 14th, 21st, and 28th (Thursday) Three weeks!
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For beginners or those looking to refresh their skills
  • Cost:     $45

FAQs:

  • What supplies will I need?   Click here for supply list.

  • How do I reserve a spot in class? Call me at 360-460-9874. 

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
  • What will be covered?  Creating interesting skies, distant mountains, trees. Using washes, wet-in-wet, painting within the wet.
  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

    I look forward to working with you! -- Shirl
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       June Class 2016   
Watercolor class
Class Project - (call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot!)



  • When:   (2016)    June 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd (Thursday)
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For beginners or those looking to refresh their skills
  • Cost:     $60

FAQs:

  • What supplies will I need?   Click here for supply list.

  • How do I reserve a spot in class? Call me at 360-460-9874. 

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
  • What will be covered?  Discussion of paper, paints, brushes.  Basic techniques -- washes, charging, lifting, sponging.
  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.


  • I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

    I look forward to working with you! -- Shirl


                                                                                                                                   

Saturday, March 26, 2016

November 2016 -- Watercolor Class for Intermediate - Sequim, WA, Port Angeles and Port Townsend, WA


November Class 2016                                           "Fun Holiday Projects"

Class Project. Call Shirley to reserve your spot in class! (360-460-9874)
  • When:   (2016)   November 2nd, 9th, 16th. (Wednesday)
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For those looking to further their skills.
  • Cost:     $45 (3 weeks!)

FAQs
  • Do you have classes for beginners?   Yes! Click here

  • What supplies do I need?        Click Here.

  • What will be covered?  Techniques to create these fun, easy projects.

  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!

  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

* If you have a group looking for watercolor classes, please email or call me. I may be able to travel to your location.


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October Class 2016                                           "Painting Detail in Watercolor"


Class Project (Photo by Denny Andersen)
Call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot in class!
  • When:   (2016)   September 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th. (Wednesday)
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For those looking to further their skills.
  • Cost:     $60 (4 weeks!)

FAQs
  • Do you have classes for beginners?   Yes! Click here

  • What supplies do I need?        Click Here.

  • What will be covered?  Careful transfer, Understanding what you're seeing, Controlled application, color-mixing, wet-in-wet vs close to pure pigment.
  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!




* If you have a group looking for watercolor classes, please email or call me. I may be able to travel to your location.


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September Class 2016                                           "Trees and Back lighting"




Call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot in class!
  • When:   (2016)   September 14th, 21st, and 28th. (Wednesday)
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For those looking to further their skills.
  • Cost:     $45 (3 weeks!)

FAQs
  • Do you have classes for beginners?   Yes! Click here

  • What supplies do I need?        Click Here.

  • What will be covered?  Trees -- up close, distant, foggy, autumn and back lighting (if there is time) and the techniques to use in watercolor to accomplish different trees.
  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!



* If you have a group looking for watercolor classes, please email or call me. I may be able to travel to your location.

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August Class 2016                                                                         "Perspective"



Call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot in class!


  • When:   (2016)   August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st. (Wednesday)
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For those looking to further their skills.
  • Cost:     $75 (5 weeks!)

FAQs
  • Do you have classes for beginners?   Yes! Click here

  • What supplies do I need?        Click Here.

  • What will be covered?  Exercise in understanding perspective, 90° angles, receding viewpoint, scale, ELL and the techniques to use in watercolor to accomplish those.
  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

* If you have a group looking for watercolor classes, please email me. I may be able to travel to your location.

Thank you! - Shirl




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July Class 2016                                                                             "Techniques Review" 

Class Project -- Call Shirley at 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot in class!
  • When:   (2016)   July 13th, 20th, and 27th. (Wednesday)
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For those looking to further their skills.
  • Cost:     $45

FAQs
  • Do you have classes for beginners?   Yes! Click here

  • What supplies do I need?        Click Here.

  • What will be covered?  Lifting, charging, glazing, scumbling, controlled bloom / charge, within the wet, hard edge / soft edge.
  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • What if I need to miss a class? There are no refunds given (except in the case of extreme medical emergencies) so please schedule your time so as to make all classes.

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.
I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!

* If you have a group looking for watercolor classes, please email me. I may be able to travel to your location.

Thank you! - Shirl

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  June Class 2016   "Using Value to Create Distance and Shape." 

 
The class project - call 360-460-9874 to reserve your spot!

  • When:   (2016)   June 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. (Wednesday)
  • Time:    1:00 - 3:00
  • Where:  My classroom at 398 Pierson Road. Sequim, WA 98382
  • Who:     For those looking to further their skills.
  • Cost:     $60

(The class project will be slightly different from the image posted.  Another barn will be added in the background to further demonstrate the use of value to create distance.)

FAQs
  • Do you have classes for beginners?   Yes! Click here

  • What supplies do I need?        Click Here.

  • How do I get to your classroom? Once sign up is complete for the class, I'll email you a map.

  • How do I sign up for the class?  Give me a call at 360-460-9874. Payment in full is required to hold your spot in class. I look forward to hearing from you!
I provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where ALL are welcome. My classroom is nestled in a sunny spot surrounded by trees filled with chirping birds and deer wandering through and...well, you get the picture. Very peaceful setting!


* If you have a group looking for watercolor classes, please email me. I may be able to travel to your location.

Thank you! - Shirl


                                                                                                                                                      


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