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MorningGloryArt Decorative Painting 2006 - Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
(Western Pennsylvania area - Butler County - near Pittsburgh PA)

Decorative Painting Acrylic Classes - 2006




Decorative Painting - Spring Lilacs with Bluebird

~ Spring Lilacs with Bluebird ~
© Marcia Brown
Beginner Class - 2 sessions
Striking Bluebird/Lilacs painted on 8x10 Masonite board (w/nice Frame) OR Mache box - First Sign-up/Paid, Gets First Choice. Lilacs also will be painted on another small piece. Learn to basecoat, Float color to create shade and highlight, Stipple, Wash color, Tint and Double load brush. FOUR BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8"Angle; 1/2" Angle; #1 or #2 Liner; #4 Filbert
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, 3/15 and Mon, 3/20, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $30.00 includes a Stipple Brush
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Forget-Me-Not Box

~ Forget-Me-Not Box ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Learn how to add depth with the lovely Forget-Me-Nots on the lid of this 8" round x 5"deep mache box with real woven sides. This is a Beautiful piece! BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Filbert; #1 or #2 Liner;
PLUS Additional brush for varnish
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, March 22, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm pm
Total Cost: $16.00
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Crocus is Born

~ Crocus is Born! ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
CREATING GREEN MARBLE on a lid will be featured with this project. On the four sides of this 5"X5" wooden box, you will watch a crocus bulb sprout, bud and bloom into a beautiful flower. This box can be used as storage and to hide many household or office items or even to perhaps bloom some flowers! BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Filbert; #1 or #2 liner;
#0 Script Liner
Click for additional picture.

Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, March 29, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Happy Easter Eggs

~ Happy Easter Eggs ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
(11"X14" wall plaque) A very sweet, fuzzy bunny and friendly chicks are hopping with joy to let you know about the upcoming holiday... The eggs will be painted with pearlized paint for a glint of fun!!! And you'll be able to decorate your eggs any way you choose! BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Filbert or Round; #1 or #2 liner; Stipple
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: MONDAY, April 3, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $15.00
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Snowdrop Basket

~ Snowdrop Basket ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
SMOKING to create a background will be featured on the lid of this beautiful quality wooden 6"X7" basket with handle. We will be painting Snowdrops known as Eirlys in Wales - if time permits, we may paint a lovely EE Cummings saying on the inside of the lid. This is a simply beautiful piece just in time for Easter or a Mothers day gift. BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 ; Filbert; #1 or #2 liner PLUS Old Spoon if possible.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, April 5, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Cottage Flower Pot

~ Cottage Flower Pot ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 (possible 2) session(s)
(If second class is necessary, it will be the following Thurs or Mon) SAND Paint is featured and will be used to create a chimenea on this whimsical cottage pot. Also painted around the perimeter will be a rose arbor, hanging spider plant, lantern, house sign, mailbox (can be personalized), topiary, umbrella table set, birdbath fountain and window box of geraniums among other things. BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Filbert ; #1 or #2 Liner; Stipple
Click here to see Addition Photo of Flower Pot.

Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, April 12, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $18 (+$2 if second class)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Artist's Canvas Bag

~ Artist's Canvas Bag ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
FABRIC Painting is on a canvas cloth bag using fabric medium. The painting will be of an artist palette with a bouquet of paint brushes and daisies in a vase - of course it can be used for your supplies or perhaps a great gift for a friend. BRUSHES: 1/2" Angle; Scruffy, old 1/2" Angle, #2 Liner; Small, Stippler plus Palatte Knife
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, April 19, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $18 for fancy handles and $16 for canvas handles (First Sign-up/Paid, gets First Choice)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Fern / Lily of the Valley Vase and Lamp

~ Fern / Lily of the Valley Vase and Lamp ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
GLASS painting on frosted glass vase and 7" mini oil lamp. Choice of rectangle(4"x7"h) or shapely 8" tall curve-shaped vase - First Sign-up/Paid, gets First Choice. Delicate Fern and Lily-of-the-Valley are the foliage of choice for this project - a lovely addition to any decor and one of my favorites! Perfect for gift giving. BRUSHES: 1/2"Angle; #2Liner plus Palette Knife
Click to see partially painted curved-shaped vase.

Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, April 26, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $18
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Tea Anyone

~ Tea Anyone? ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Lovely Teapot with roses painted on appx 6"x8"x3" white box to hold teabags or other culinary items. You can use the box at home, office or surprise one of your tea-totaler friends with this very pretty item. BRUSHES: 1/2" Angle; #2 Liner ; #0 Script Liner plus Palatte Knife
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, May 3, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $18
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Two Summer Plaid Planter Pots

~ Two Summer Plaid Planter Pots ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
TWO lovely 6" clay pots will be painted for the price of one! Very Easy SUMMER PLAID is featured. You may choose different colors. One clay pot is adorned with a pearl button and the other with a bow-tied ribbon. BRUSHES you need to bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Filbert; #1 or #2 Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: MONDAY, May 8, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Rose Arbor Welcome Slate

~ Rose Arbor Welcome Slate ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 (possible 2) session(s)
SLATE (12"X18") will feature a beautiful arbor of red/pink roses with a Welcome sign hanging from the arbor. Our American flag will also be tucked in the painting. A warm and inviting painting. BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; 1/4" Angle; #4 Filbert; Old brush for Sand Paint; #2 Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, May 10, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $20 (Plus $2 if second class)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Vision of the Sea

~ Vision of the Sea ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
SEASCAPE painted on a 24"x5" Wooden Oar with two lines of a Longfellow poem. Learn some simple lessons about seascapes. Painting includes Mermaid, Lighthouse, Seashells, Rocky Scape and Beach Chair overlooking calm waters.(May omit Mermaid if desired). BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Filbert; #2 Liner; small Stippler plus small Filbert RAKE
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, May 17, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $18
Class Limit of 9 Students




Decorative Painting - Summer Fun Platter

~ Summer Fun Platter ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Fun painting of a Happy Sunshine, Summer Drink and FlipFlops on a bamboo plate that can be used for all your summer entertaining either to hold snacks or even as a tray. BRUSHES you need to bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Filbert; #2 Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, May 24, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $14
Class Limit of 7 Students




Decorative Painting - Delightful Delphinium

~ Delightful Delphinium ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 2 sessions
Gorgeous Painting of Delphinium and a Common Blue butterfly on this wonderful 13 �" oak lazy susan with glass overlay to protect your painting. Perfect turntable for placing on the counter to hold kitchen items or for partytime to hold goodies. A treasured gift and a prized heirloom for sure! BRUSHES you need to bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #2 Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, May 31 and MONDAY, June5, 2006
Time: 6-10 pm
Total Cost: $28
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Herbal Bliss

~ Herbal Bliss ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate - 1 session
A Different Kind of Class with Three Choices to be made PRIOR to classtime!! - And it's very important that I know you're interested by May 13 if you'd like to join me in this fun/unusual class - please forward 1/2 your class fee to hold a spot. We will be painting an herbal planter (aka strawberry pot). FIRST choice of Blue OR Green with brickwork exposed on the planter. SECOND Choice of large (15" tall with 10 openings) OR small (10" tall with 5 openings. THIRD Choice of painting, sealing and planting your planter that same evening with herbs, soil, gravel that I'll have available OR ONLY PAINTING your planter and taking it home to do your "own thing" with it. The Six Herbs for the small planter are Pansies, Chive, Oregano, Parsley, Thyme and Basil. The large pot will have all the same herbs plus 5 additional herbs. There are four prices below to help you decide. Don't forget, please let me know asap if you're interested so that I can get the herbs purchased for you.
BRUSHES: 3/4"-1" Basecoating Brush; 5/8" Angle; small Liner Brush. MINIMUM of 5 for the class to take place - Maximum of 10.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wednesday, June 7, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost SMALL Herb Planter Only: $17
Total Cost SMALL Herb Planter WITH 6 Herbs: $23

Total Cost LARGE Herb Planter Only: $23
Total Cost LARGE Herb Planter WITH 11 Herbs: $35
Class Limit of 5-10 Students




Decorative Painting - Queen Anne Lace / Firefly Frame

Queen Anne Lace / Firefly Frame
© Marcia Brown
Beginner Class - 2 session(s)
A lovely piece to have in your home or use for gift-giving. This is the first of two projects (see other project below) for this beginner session. It is a wooden frame that will hold your 4"x6" photo. A small stipple brush is included in the Total Cost. BRUSHES You Must Bring to Class: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; 5/0 Liner (or #0 Liner)
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, 9/6 & Mon, 9/11, 2006
Time: 6 - 9:30 pm (Studio closes at 10 pm)
Total Cost for both project pieces: $32
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Mr. Snowman says 'LET IT SNOW'

Mr. Snowman says, "LET IT SNOW!!"
© Marcia Brown
Beginner Class - 2 session(s)
This second project of the beginner session (see first project above) will be fun to paint!! We will paint it on a 9"X12" Slate. You will learn to Basecoat; Float Color to shade and highlight; wash color; stippling and a little color theory. See above for the brushes you must bring with you to class.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed 9/6 & Mon, 9/11, 2006
Time: 6 - 9 pm (Studio closes at 10 pm)
Total Cost for both projects: $32.00
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Sugar Maple Candy Crock and Candy Plate

~ Sugar Maple Candy Crock and Candy Plate ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Painting will be on a 5" wooden crock lid and 7" wooden plate. Beautiful Sugar Maple Leaf / Seed Pod will be painted and embossed with metallic paint; then antiqued - Beautiful pieces!
BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; Small Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $18
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Naturally Elegant Candle and Candle Box

~ Naturally Elegant Candle and Candle Box ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
A 9" wooden candlestick uses a tealight and a candlebox to hold the tealights will be painted in metallics. We will be sponging and floating the pieces and finally washing around the leaf and bird to create depth.
BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; Small Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, September 27, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Morning Glory Art Box

~ Morning Glory Art Box ~
Class is Mainly Acrylic with a little OIL Glazing
© Marcia Brown
RESCHEDULED to MONDAY, October 16, 2006
Intermediate Class - 1 session
This is bound to be a favorite! Beautiful Scarlet OHara Morning Glories, Cardinal Feather, some brushes and an English Butterfly on a 10"x4"x2" deep box- Perfect for pencils, brushes, erasers, remote or just about anything. The entire box is a study in Greens and Reds. The OIL glazing is an easy process that even a novice will be able to enjoy. BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; Filbert or Round; Small Liner (If possible, bring a small, bright sable oil brush. Some oil brushes MAY be available at the studio for $3 each - Please inquire).
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: RESCHEDULED to MONDAY, Oct 16, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Witch's Brew

!! Witch's Brew !!
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
What Fun! This 'happy little witch' is stirring up a great bubbling brew for the Halloween season and she is being watched by her buddies. The entire basecoating is washed on! It is painted on a 12x8 wooden cutting board (If you would prefer painting on a larger board 14x11, please request well in advance - ADDITIONAL COST is $2.) The Children with LOVE it!!! BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2"Angle; #4 ; Filbert or Round; #1 OR #2 liner.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, October 4, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $16 ($18 for large 14x11 board)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Winter Moonlight at McConnells Mill

~ Winter Moonlight at McConnells Mill ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 1 session
For those of you that love the natural world, this tray insert will make you smile with pride when you have finished this lovely landscape. It is a little impressionistic. The painting is on a 9.5"X12.5" masonite insert for a serving tray. (For those of you who have trays, drop the tray off well in advance and we will cut an insert to fit your tray). For those of you who need a tray, you can purchase an unfinished tray to paint yourself for only $3 more. BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Filbert or Round ; Small Liner, & Stipple
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, October 11, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $18 for insert Only ($3 add'l for unfinished wooden tray)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Traditonal Santa and Victorian Santa Ornaments

SET OF: Traditonal Santa and Victorian Santa Ornaments
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Beautiful Traditional Santa Portrait will be painted on a sled - Silver metallic paint is used on the runners and his beard is painted using a Filbert Rake brush or Liner. Also, a wonderful Victorian Santa will be painted with a night sky, crescent moon and stars on a small oval log slice. (SEE "Total Cost" below for a special bargain if you sign up for both Santa Ornament Classes.) BRUSHES: 1/2" Angle; 3/8" Angle; Small Liner; Small, Stipple ; Small Filbert Rake
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, October 18, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $14
NOTE: If BOTH Santa Ornament Classes are taken, Total Cost for 2 Classes is Reduced to $24.
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Country Santa Star and Porcelain Santa Teddy Ornaments

SET OF: Country Santa Star and Porcelain Santa Teddy Ornaments
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Country Santa is painted on a Large 6" Country Red Star with a sweet-faced Santa and the Sweeter-faced Teddy Bear is painted on a 2" Porcelain ornament. BRUSHES:1/2" Angle; 3/8" Angle; Small Liner; #0 Script Liner; Stippler (SEE "Total Cost" below for a special bargain if you sign up for both Santa Ornament Classes.)
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: MONDAY, October 23, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $15
NOTE: If BOTH Santa Ornament Classes are taken, Total Cost for 2 Classes is Reduced to $24. Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - And Up the Chimney He Rose

!! And Up the Chimney He Rose !!
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 2 sessions
Santa rising up out of the chimney has a hearty laugh and a twinkle in his eye! Mr. Moon is smiling down for that special night. We will learn a raking technique for his beard, stippling for fur and eye detail. The chimney ledge and framing around the large oval 13"X18" board is painted with textured snow and the chimney stone is painted with sand paint. BRUSHES you need: 5/8"Angle; 1/2"Angle; 3/8"Angle; Large Filbert Rake; Liner; Stipplers, Painter Knife
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: WED, Nov 1 and MONDAY, Nov 6, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: Only $26
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Jacobean Fantasy

~ Jacobean Fantasy ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 (possible 2)session
I love Jacobean patterns. My creation on this wonderful box is a combination of Jacobean, Folk Art and some traditional Tole Painting style. Many details are repetitive and the colors are very happy on this 8.5"X11.5" box. I consider this heirloom quality - you will enjoy knowing it will be passed down the family line. BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; (opt Round or Filbert) Small Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, November 8 and MONDAY, November 13, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $19 ($16 for first class and $3 for possible second class)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - O Holy Night Nativity

~ O Holy Night Nativity ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 2 sessions (possible 3rd session)
Our painting of the nativity is on a 12"x17" wooden trifold that closes with cording to 12"X8.5". Among other details, we will find Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus in a manger with stable animals (sheep, donkey and steer). Also in the painting are the three wise men and angel wings. Perhaps you know someone who may enjoy the warmth of this lovely, traditional Bethlehem scene. BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4or#6 Flat; Filbert Rake; Small Liner; Small Stippler
Click for Picture of Nativity Trifold closed.
The front of the closed Nativity Trifold is painted with the title of a lovely Christmas carol and depicts the three Wise Men following the "Star" on that special night.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, November 15 and MONDAY, November 20, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $30 (a 3rd session, if necessary, will be at No Cost)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting Oil Classes - 2006




Decorative Painting - Mourning Doves in Love

~ Mourning Doves in Love ~
© Marcia Brown
Beginner Class - 1 (probable 2) session
Beginner OIL Class. Working in oils is an enjoyable experience. We will be taking our time in this class to learn to basecoat, shade, highlight, create feathers, bark and pine needles. If you have ever wanted to try painting with oils in a decorative art way, this is your chance!! (Black Frames are available for $5) BRUSHES (Sable or Sable-Blend) : #6 and #4 Chisel Blenders; Small Liner (Some brushes are available at MGA Studio - Please ask if not certain.)
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, October 25 and MONDAY, October 30, 2006
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $23 ($18 for first class and $5 for second class)
Class Limit of 10 Students




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MorningGloryArt Decorative Painting Art Projects 2006 - Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
(Western Pennsylvania area - near Pittsburgh PA)