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Art Class Projects Archive: 2007


Decorative Painting Classes - Art Projects Archives: 2007

MorningGloryArt Decorative Painting 2007 - Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
(Western Pennsylvania area - Butler County - near Pittsburgh PA)

Decorative Painting Acrylic Classes - 2007




Decorative Painting - Goldfinch at the Catkins

~ Goldfinch at the Catkins ~
© Marcia Brown
Beginner/Intermediate - 2 sessions
Two project pieces will be painted. Goldfinch/Catkins is on 8x10 Masonite board you frame yourself (a mache box substitute is available). Pink Primrose on lace is painted on a triangular wooden box with a magnetic closure. Learn to basecoat, float color to create shade and highlight, stipple and wash color.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: x2 DAYS - Wed and Mon, March 14 and 19, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $30 (includes both sessions and small stipple brush)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Primrose and Lace

~ Primrose and Lace ~
© Marcia Brown
Beginner/Intermediate - 2 sessions
This is the SECOND Beginner Project that will be painted this Spring. See above class description for additional information.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: See Goldfinch at the Catkins / Primrose class above.
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $30 (includes both sessions and small stipple brush)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Irresistible Sunny Iris

~ Irresistible Sunny Iris ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 2 sessions
Paintings will be on TWO 5.5 x 14" wood wall plaques. Lovely Sunny Yellow Iris and Azure Blue Iris will be painted along with a couple friendly lady bugs. There is a choice of two Traditional Plaques or two Barrel Staves - Paid Class fee gets first choice. These are beautiful pieces for any decor - Traditional to Country!
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed and Mon, March 21 and 26, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $30 includes both sessions
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Irresistible Blue Iris

~ Irresistible Blue Iris ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 2 sessions
This is the second piece of the Iris paintings.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed and Mon, March 21 and 26, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $30 includes both sessions
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - FLEURS

~ FLEURS ~
© Marcia Brown
Beginner/Intermediate Class - 1 session
A 5x20" metal sign with wire hanger. Birdies and Flowers will be painted to welcome your guests to your garden or house. BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; Small Liner; Stippler; Small Filbert
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, March 28, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $14
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - LunchTime Bunny / Damsel Fly Box

~ LunchTime Bunny / Damsel Fly Box ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Sweet Bunny and Damsel Fly will be painted on this quality 8x6x3 magnetic closure box. We will be using washes to create the delicate bunny. BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4 Round; Small Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, April 4, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Quilt Welcome Slate

~ Quilt Welcome Slate ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 2 sessions
We will be painting our wonderfully warm WELCOME sign on a 12x18" slate that has a quilt, watering can and flowers along with a couple furry friends. - A GREAT piece!!! BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2"Angle; #4 ; #1 or #2 liner; Stippler.
Click Here to see an additional close-up of the lower portion of the slate.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: x2 sessions: Wed and Mon, April 11 and 16, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $26 includes both sessions
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Sunrise ~ Sunset

~ Sunrise ~ Sunset ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
TWO Clay pots for the price of one class! What a bargain! On one pot will be a radiant sky of oranges, reds and yellows and the other pot has a sky of blue with clouds. Silhouetted treetops with flying birds surround the bottom of each pot. BRUSHES Needed: #12 Bristle Flat; 1/2" Angle; Small Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, April 18, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Fish and Bubbles

~ Fish 'n Bubbles ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Want to learn to paint EASY bubbles and very friendly Goldfish? The 4x7" wooden, cylindrical bentwood box will have two cute goldfish and bubbles on the side of the box and another golfish peeking up through the top of the box - What fun! This great little box can be used for many storage items. Great gift for a kiddo or grownup who loves fish. BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" or 1/4" Angle; #4 Round; Small Liner
Click to See the Fishy on Top of the Box.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, May 2, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $14
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Apple Blossoms / Hummingbird Candle and Candlebox

~ Apple Blossoms / Hummingbird Candle and Candlebox ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 1 session
Lovely pink Apple Blossoms adorn a 9" tall wooden candlestick that holds a tealight and a 3"x8" storage box for tealights - the box lid also has a hummingbird guarding his blossoms. This lovely duo will be a smart addition to any room in your home. It also makes a great Birthday or Welcome gift. BRUSHES : #12 Bristle Flat; 1/2" Angle; #4 Round; Small Liner
Click for Close up of Box Lid:
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, May 9, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 9 Students




Decorative Painting - Lovely As A Rose

~ Lovely As A Rose ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 1(possibly 2) sessions
Do you like roses? Most of us do. This lovely golden rose will be painted on an oval 7"x4"x6" tall wooden box. If time permits, a water drop will be added. Perfect for gift giving or for storing something special! Can not wait to paint this one!! BRUSHES: 5/8" Angle; 1/2" Angle; (Opt small Filbert Rake); Small Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, May 23, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $16 (plus Add'l $3 if second class is necessary)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Poppies Galore

!! Poppies Galore !!
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 1 session
Red, Pink and Yellow Poppies surround this wooden checkered bowl. We'll be painting wet-on-wet to create these lovely flowers - great for candy, flowers or handtowels, etc. BRUSHES Needed: #4 Round and 1/2" Angle.
Click for Close-up of Poppies.
This is a great learning project!
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, June 6, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $14
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - OLE BLUE EYES

~ OLE BLUE EYES ~
© Marcia Brown
Beginner Class - 2 sessions
Try your hand at painting this handsome Turkey and Acorns on a large 12"X18" Slate. You will learn to Basecoat, Float color to shade and highlight, Stipple and Wash color among other things.
BRUSHES you must bring: 5/8"Angle; 1/2"Angle; #4 Round; #1 Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Sept12 and Mon, Sept17, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $32 (includes cost of both sessions and stipple brush)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Autumn in the Country

~ Autumn in the Country ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 Session
Paint a quiet autumn country scene on a wooden 5"X16" barrel stave with a leather hanger. We will stipple and scrub in color as well as traditional decorative painting. When finished, we will Antique the board to tone down the colors unless you prefer keeping your painting more vibrant. BRUSHES you need: 5/8"Angle; 1/2" Angle; #4Round; Liner and Small Stippler.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Sept 19, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $16 for 1 session(Add'l fee of $5 if an extra session is needed.)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Zesty Zinnias

~ Zesty Zinnias ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate - 2 Sessions
Zinnias in vibrant colors will be painted on either a squarish cutting board or a Mache box (first paid gets first choice). We will be using my dribbling technique of working wet on wet to highlight the petals. If time permits, who knows what little critter we might add? BRUSHES you need: 5/8"Angle; 1/2"Angle; #4Round; and #1Liner
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Oct 3 AND Mon, Oct 8, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $22
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Winter Holiday Clay Pots

~ Winter Holiday Clay Pots ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session (Possible 2 Sessions)
Two 6" clay pots for the price of one will be painted for the holidays and both pots should be completed in one evening. One has a quick strokework poinsetta with berries and a crackle paint rim and the other has a jolly snowman.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Oct 10, 2007 (possible second class on Mon, Oct 15)
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost for 1 session: $16 (Add'd $5 if second class becomes necessary)
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Canning Flowers

~ Canning Flowers ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 2 sessions
Beautiful Echinacea (Cone Flowers) and Brown-Eyed Susans in an aqua-colored Atlas Canning Jar will be painted on a 5.5"X18" long wooden plaque with a leather hanger. We will use my wet on wet technique for the flowers and painting the aqua glass is an easy wash technique. Time permitting, we should be able to paint several water drops. I love this painting!!
Click for a Close-Up of the Echinacea and Brown-Eyed Susans.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Oct 17 AND Mon, Oct 22, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $24
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Holiday Tweets

~ Holiday Tweets ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Sweet Winter Holiday Birdie with a jaunty cap is painted on a 4"X8" Wooden Plaque. At the bottom of the plaque hangs a rusty metal satchel that can hold sweetes, card, napkins or whatever your imagination conjures up. A holiday message can be added if you like.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Oct 24, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Snowmen Wreath

~ Snowmen Wreath ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 2 sessions
A whimsical piece of art to hang on your door or wall. Three musical snowmen singing and whistling will be framed by a 12" white-washed grapevine wreath that will be scattered with snowflakes. I smile everytime I look at it - hope you do, too!
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Oct 31 AND Mon, Nov 5, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $22 for 12" Wreath
Total Cost: $25 for 18" Wreath
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Bronze Jingles Lamp

~ Bronze Jingles Lamp ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Paint Bronze Jingle Bells, Pine with berries and Glitzy Ribbon on the beautiful red glass shade that sits atop a clear glass base with a glass votive insert (Two Gold-colored glass shades are available). This piece matches the Jingles Cookie Plate project and will make a lovely accent piece.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Nov 7, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 9 Students




Decorative Painting - Jingles Cookie Plate

~ Jingles Cookie Plate ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate Class - 1 session
Holiday Bronze Jingle Bells, Pine with berries and ribbon will be painted on a good quality 10"X10" wooden plate. Two shapes are available: Heart and Xmas Tree (First paid gets first choice). This piece matches the Bronze Jingle Glass Lamp project to make a great accent piece.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed, Nov 14, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $16
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Santa's Peace on Earth

~ Santa's Peace on Earth ~
© Marcia Brown
Intermediate/Advanced Class - 3 sessions
LARGE Slate Painting of Santa with deer standing outside gazing at the moon - perhaps making a wish on a falling star? I have planned 3 classes in order to allow plenty of time for the detail. One of my favorites for sure!
BRUSHES: 5/8 Angle; 1/2 Angle; Stippler; Small Liner
Click for close-up of bunny.
The little white bunny is in the lower right hand corner.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed Nov 28, Mon, Dec 3 and Thurs, Dec 6, 2007
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Total Cost: $34
Class Limit of 9 Students




Decorative Painting Oil Classes - 2007




Decorative Painting - Goldfinch at the Catkins

** Goldfinch at the Catkins **
© Marcia Brown
Beginner Class - Possible 2 sessions
A lovely American Goldfinch clinging to a branch of a Pussy Willow is painted on an 8x10" masonite board that you frame yourself. Some of the undercoating will be in acrylic. Learn to paint in oils; it is easy when someone shows you how. OIL BRUSHES: #4 and #2 chisel/bright blenders; small liner (Some reasonably priced brushes are available for purchase at the studio.)
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed and Mon, April 25 and 30, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $23 will include 2nd class, if necessary
Class Limit of 10 Students




Decorative Painting - Hummingbird Dining at the Trumpet Vine

** Hummingbird Dining at the Trumpet Vine **
© Marcia Brown
Beginner / Intermediate Class - 2session(s)
This is a striking painting of a Ruby-Throated Hummingbird beginning to dine on nectar from some lovely Trumpet Vine. You have the choice of painting on a small book box with a drawer, a larger book box or on an 8x10 masonite board that you frame. I must know asap which project piece you would like to paint on.
Where: Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
When: Wed and Mon, May 16 and 21, 2007
Time: 6 - 10:00 pm
Total Cost: $23 for 8x10 Masonite Board ; $24 for small Book Box ; $26 for Large Book Box
(First come, First serve - Email Marcia for any details)
Class Limit of 10 Students




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MorningGloryArt Decorative Painting Art Projects 2007 - Marcia's Art Studio - Butler PA
(Western Pennsylvania area - near Pittsburgh PA)