Classes

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  • June 19, 2015 - June 22, 2015
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lian teaches basic techniques such as compositions and coloring, and his unit methods including “Color Pouring and Blending” and “Paint Around”. There are 4-6 short demos each day with student practices between. In critic Lian helps students by touching up their paintings. At end of workshop students may be able to finish two paintings, or learn enough techniques to complete them later. For additional information and to see Lian Quan Zehn’s work, please visit his website: http://www.lianspainting.com/   Lian Quan Zehn Watercolor Workshop at the Paramount Visual Arts Center Dates/Times: June 19- 22, 2015 9am-4pm Location:     Paramount Visual Arts Center 913 West St. Germain                       St. Cloud, MN 56301 Contact: Derick Segerstrom, Visual Arts Center Office Manager (320) 257-5928 or online at derick@paramountarts.org Materials List (found on Lian Quan Zehn’s Website) Watercolor painting material: Available in http://www.cheapjoes.com and Spokane Art Supply, Spokane, WA http://www.myartsupply.com Brushes: American Journey, Loew-Cornell synthetic and Windsor and Newton brushes recommended. Round – number 1, 2, 4, 6 & 8 Flat – ¼ inch (with wedge shape at end of handle for applying masking), ½ inch and 1 inch Colors (tubes): Three tubes of the primary colors from any of the following: One Blue – Antwerp Blue (Windsor and Newton), and/or Prussian Blue (M.Graham &Co.); One Yellow – Hansa or Azo Light light (M.Graham &Co.) or Bumblebee Yellow (American Journey). One Red – Pyrrol or Napthal Red (M.Graham &Co.) or Joe’s Red American Journey) Other similar primary colors are OK. Paper: Half sheets (15″x22″, or 16″x20″) 140 lb Cold Press watercolor papers, Arches or Kilimanjaro, NO EXCEPTIONS. 5-day watercolor workshop needs 4, 3-day watercolor workshop needs 3, 2-day watercolor workshop needs 2. Palette: One large size palette like John Pike Watercolor palette (not little ones, large white color plate is OK). Masking Fluid: A new bottle of light colored art-masking fluid (Shiva Liquid Masque by Richson Mediums and Windsor and Newton’s yellowish color masking are recommended. If Cheapjoes dose not have them buy from Amazon.com). Other: One plywood board or gatorboard size about 16″x23″ for taping down the half sheet size watercolor paper, Three small dishes for making color liquids, a roll of masking tape or clear packing tape, 2 sheets of graphite papers (transfer paper, erasable), a hair dryer, a medium size water sprayer, a brush washer, an apron, 3 sheets of tracing papers size about 15″x12″, a pare of scissors, a B2 or #2 pencil, erasers and one roll of white paper towel    


  • August 10, 2015 - August 13, 2015
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Day Camp is a way to experiment with multiple mediums in a focused environment, perfect students looking for an advanced experience in the arts! Each day will include time to work with painting, drawing, or mixed media and time in the ceramics studio either handbuilding or on the pottery wheel. And new this year, we are also offering students the opportunity to bring in their own ideas or projects to work under the guidance of the studio instructor. *Please note this class meets Monday through Thursday