watercolor

Art Journaling – drawing from life

Keeping an Art or Visual Journal is a wonderful way to support your art practice or simply settle a busy mind and relieve stress

All you really need to begin is paper and a pen/pencil.

We will meet weekly to learn about and develop ways in which we can inhabit our journals, making them places of refuge, play, and discovery.

Seed ideas and prompts will be given each week, which we will ponder, expand on, and experiment with.

Whether we’re sketching, writing, doodling, or collaging…. you will find that you’re expressing yourself in your own way and finding those things that resonate with you.

And… doing this in community can be super inspiring and supportive.

 

 

Dates & Topics

Wednesday, July 13: Stepping into your Journal & Helpful Trackers

Wednesday, July 20: Patterns & ‘In Praise of Hands’

* No Class: July 27, August 3, August 10

Wednesday, August 17: Drawing & Urban Sketching

Wednesday, August 24: Fonts & Playing with Words

Wednesday, August 31: Nature Journaling

Wednesday, September 7: Archetypes & Artist Postcards

Wednesday, September 14: Artful Lists & Continuing the Story (image)

Wednesday, September 21: Mind Mapping & Timelines

Wednesday, September 28: Making our own Stamps & Tracing and Writing

 

Registration is required through Eventbrite.

Please register for each date that you plan to attend. This will ensure that you receive particular information and recording of that class.

If you are coming to the Library, in person, please contact Gianna and let her know to reserve a space for you.

Contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions.

 

Supplies:

If you’re joining us at the Library, we’ve got any supplies that you’ll need. Feel free to bring any special images or papers that you want to play with.

If you’re joining us on Zoom, below is the general Supply List.

 

Supply List:

Really, all you need is some paper and a pen or pencil!

As you venture further into your practice you might want to have.

  • notebook/sketchbook/binder for loose pages
  • a variety of pens & markers
  • Watercolors (pans, pencils, or crayons) / Acrylic paints
  • paint brush/water brush
  • container for water & paper towels
  • tape or glue sticks
  • washi tape
  • wax paper
  • scissors
  • An expired Gift Card or Credit Card
  • collage materials (magazines, copies of your own photos…) Royalty Free images can be found online and printed from Pixabay, Unsplash, Pexels, etc. Other great resources are: Smithsonian Image Gallery https://library.si.edu/image-gallery and Cornell University’s Macaulay Library for wildlife images https://www.macaulaylibrary.org/

Art Journaling – drawing from life

Keeping an Art or Visual Journal is a wonderful way to support your art practice or simply settle a busy mind and relieve stress

All you really need to begin is paper and a pen/pencil.

We will meet weekly to learn about and develop ways in which we can inhabit our journals, making them places of refuge, play, and discovery.

Seed ideas and prompts will be given each week, which we will ponder, expand on, and experiment with.

Whether we’re sketching, writing, doodling, or collaging…. you will find that you’re expressing yourself in your own way and finding those things that resonate with you.

And… doing this in community can be super inspiring and supportive.

 

 

Dates & Topics

Wednesday, July 13: Stepping into your Journal & Helpful Trackers

Wednesday, July 20: Patterns & ‘In Praise of Hands’

* No Class: July 27, August 3, August 10

Wednesday, August 17: Drawing & Urban Sketching

Wednesday, August 24: Fonts & Playing with Words

Wednesday, August 31: Nature Journaling

Wednesday, September 7: Archetypes & Artist Postcards

Wednesday, September 14: Artful Lists & Continuing the Story (image)

Wednesday, September 21: Mind Mapping & Timelines

Wednesday, September 28: Making our own Stamps & Tracing and Writing

 

Registration is required through Eventbrite.

Please register for each date that you plan to attend. This will ensure that you receive particular information and recording of that class.

If you are coming to the Library, in person, please contact Gianna and let her know to reserve a space for you.

Contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions.

 

Supplies:

If you’re joining us at the Library, we’ve got any supplies that you’ll need. Feel free to bring any special images or papers that you want to play with.

If you’re joining us on Zoom, below is the general Supply List.

 

Supply List:

Really, all you need is some paper and a pen or pencil!

As you venture further into your practice you might want to have.

  • notebook/sketchbook/binder for loose pages
  • a variety of pens & markers
  • Watercolors (pans, pencils, or crayons) / Acrylic paints
  • paint brush/water brush
  • container for water & paper towels
  • tape or glue sticks
  • washi tape
  • wax paper
  • scissors
  • An expired Gift Card or Credit Card
  • collage materials (magazines, copies of your own photos…) Royalty Free images can be found online and printed from Pixabay, Unsplash, Pexels, etc. Other great resources are: Smithsonian Image Gallery https://library.si.edu/image-gallery and Cornell University’s Macaulay Library for wildlife images https://www.macaulaylibrary.org/

Watercolor Painting

Painting with Watercolors is a wonderful way to play with color and lose yourself in the moment.

Whether you are just beginning to explore watercolor, or have been painting a while, we aim to gain a better understanding of this amazing medium and challenge ourselves in the process.

Although these classes are not geared toward beginner painters, those that are new to watercolor are most welcome.  There will be a variety of skill levels and experience within the group.

We’ll gather weekly, to delight in the variety of colors and techniques, and delve into concepts that will enlighten and inspire.

 

Dates

– This session will run for 11 Mondays.

– Please note – these dates are not all consecutive.

– Class dates are:  July 18, 25, August 22, 29, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31

Time

1:00 to 3:00 pm ET (Eastern US Time)

 

Location

Zoom & In-Person at the Dedham Public Library, 43 Church Street, Dedham MA

 

Registration is required

– You will receive a Supply List and Zoom Link.

– Registering once will give you access to the entire 11 week session.

– If you are coming In-Person to the Library for these classes please register, then contact Gianna to reserve a spot.

– We have watercolor paint and paper at the library for anyone living locally who needs them.  If you’re joining us on Zoom and live locally, just email Gianna to arrange a pick-up time.

 

Gianna can be reached at gbird@minlib.net

Art Journaling – drawing from life

Keeping an Art or Visual Journal is a wonderful way to support your art practice or simply settle a busy mind and relieve stress

All you really need to begin is paper and a pen/pencil.

We will meet weekly to learn about and develop ways in which we can inhabit our journals, making them places of refuge, play, and discovery.

Seed ideas and prompts will be given each week, which we will ponder, expand on, and experiment with.

Whether we’re sketching, writing, doodling, or collaging…. you will find that you’re expressing yourself in your own way and finding those things that resonate with you.

And… doing this in community can be super inspiring and supportive.

 

 

Dates & Topics

Wednesday, July 13: Stepping into your Journal & Helpful Trackers

Wednesday, July 20: Patterns & ‘In Praise of Hands’

* No Class: July 27, August 3, August 10

Wednesday, August 17: Drawing & Urban Sketching

Wednesday, August 24: Fonts & Playing with Words

Wednesday, August 31: Nature Journaling

Wednesday, September 7: Archetypes & Artist Postcards

Wednesday, September 14: Artful Lists & Continuing the Story (image)

Wednesday, September 21: Mind Mapping & Timelines

Wednesday, September 28: Making our own Stamps & Tracing and Writing

 

Registration is required through Eventbrite.

Please register for each date that you plan to attend. This will ensure that you receive particular information and recording of that class.

If you are coming to the Library, in person, please contact Gianna and let her know to reserve a space for you.

Contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions.

 

Supplies:

If you’re joining us at the Library, we’ve got any supplies that you’ll need. Feel free to bring any special images or papers that you want to play with.

If you’re joining us on Zoom, below is the general Supply List.

 

Supply List:

Really, all you need is some paper and a pen or pencil!

As you venture further into your practice you might want to have.

  • notebook/sketchbook/binder for loose pages
  • a variety of pens & markers
  • Watercolors (pans, pencils, or crayons) / Acrylic paints
  • paint brush/water brush
  • container for water & paper towels
  • tape or glue sticks
  • washi tape
  • wax paper
  • scissors
  • An expired Gift Card or Credit Card
  • collage materials (magazines, copies of your own photos…) Royalty Free images can be found online and printed from Pixabay, Unsplash, Pexels, etc. Other great resources are: Smithsonian Image Gallery https://library.si.edu/image-gallery and Cornell University’s Macaulay Library for wildlife images https://www.macaulaylibrary.org/

Watercolor Painting

Painting with Watercolors is a wonderful way to play with color and lose yourself in the moment.

Whether you are just beginning to explore watercolor, or have been painting a while, we aim to gain a better understanding of this amazing medium and challenge ourselves in the process.

Although these classes are not geared toward beginner painters, those that are new to watercolor are most welcome.  There will be a variety of skill levels and experience within the group.

We’ll gather weekly, to delight in the variety of colors and techniques, and delve into concepts that will enlighten and inspire.

 

Dates

– This session will run for 11 Mondays.

– Please note – these dates are not all consecutive.

– Class dates are:  July 18, 25, August 22, 29, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31

Time

1:00 to 3:00 pm ET (Eastern US Time)

 

Location

Zoom & In-Person at the Dedham Public Library, 43 Church Street, Dedham MA

 

Registration is required

– You will receive a Supply List and Zoom Link.

– Registering once will give you access to the entire 11 week session.

– If you are coming In-Person to the Library for these classes please register, then contact Gianna to reserve a spot.

– We have watercolor paint and paper at the library for anyone living locally who needs them.  If you’re joining us on Zoom and live locally, just email Gianna to arrange a pick-up time.

 

Gianna can be reached at gbird@minlib.net

Art Journaling – drawing from life

Keeping an Art or Visual Journal is a wonderful way to support your art practice or simply settle a busy mind and relieve stress

All you really need to begin is paper and a pen/pencil.

We will meet weekly to learn about and develop ways in which we can inhabit our journals, making them places of refuge, play, and discovery.

Seed ideas and prompts will be given each week, which we will ponder, expand on, and experiment with.

Whether we’re sketching, writing, doodling, or collaging…. you will find that you’re expressing yourself in your own way and finding those things that resonate with you.

And… doing this in community can be super inspiring and supportive.

 

 

Dates & Topics

Wednesday, July 13: Stepping into your Journal & Helpful Trackers

Wednesday, July 20: Patterns & ‘In Praise of Hands’

* No Class: July 27, August 3, August 10

Wednesday, August 17: Drawing & Urban Sketching

Wednesday, August 24: Fonts & Playing with Words

Wednesday, August 31: Nature Journaling

Wednesday, September 7: Archetypes & Artist Postcards

Wednesday, September 14: Artful Lists & Continuing the Story (image)

Wednesday, September 21: Mind Mapping & Timelines

Wednesday, September 28: Making our own Stamps & Tracing and Writing

 

Registration is required through Eventbrite.

Please register for each date that you plan to attend. This will ensure that you receive particular information and recording of that class.

If you are coming to the Library, in person, please contact Gianna and let her know to reserve a space for you.

Contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions.

 

Supplies:

If you’re joining us at the Library, we’ve got any supplies that you’ll need. Feel free to bring any special images or papers that you want to play with.

If you’re joining us on Zoom, below is the general Supply List.

 

Supply List:

Really, all you need is some paper and a pen or pencil!

As you venture further into your practice you might want to have.

  • notebook/sketchbook/binder for loose pages
  • a variety of pens & markers
  • Watercolors (pans, pencils, or crayons) / Acrylic paints
  • paint brush/water brush
  • container for water & paper towels
  • tape or glue sticks
  • washi tape
  • wax paper
  • scissors
  • An expired Gift Card or Credit Card
  • collage materials (magazines, copies of your own photos…) Royalty Free images can be found online and printed from Pixabay, Unsplash, Pexels, etc. Other great resources are: Smithsonian Image Gallery https://library.si.edu/image-gallery and Cornell University’s Macaulay Library for wildlife images https://www.macaulaylibrary.org/

Watercolor Painting

Painting with Watercolors is a wonderful way to play with color and lose yourself in the moment.

Whether you are just beginning to explore watercolor, or have been painting a while, we aim to gain a better understanding of this amazing medium and challenge ourselves in the process.

Although these classes are not geared toward beginner painters, those that are new to watercolor are most welcome.  There will be a variety of skill levels and experience within the group.

We’ll gather weekly, to delight in the variety of colors and techniques, and delve into concepts that will enlighten and inspire.

 

Dates

– This session will run for 11 Mondays.

– Please note – these dates are not all consecutive.

– Class dates are:  July 18, 25, August 22, 29, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31

Time

1:00 to 3:00 pm ET (Eastern US Time)

 

Location

Zoom & In-Person at the Dedham Public Library, 43 Church Street, Dedham MA

 

Registration is required

– You will receive a Supply List and Zoom Link.

– Registering once will give you access to the entire 11 week session.

– If you are coming In-Person to the Library for these classes please register, then contact Gianna to reserve a spot.

– We have watercolor paint and paper at the library for anyone living locally who needs them.  If you’re joining us on Zoom and live locally, just email Gianna to arrange a pick-up time.

 

Gianna can be reached at gbird@minlib.net

Art Journaling – drawing from life

Keeping an Art or Visual Journal is a wonderful way to support your art practice or simply settle a busy mind and relieve stress

All you really need to begin is paper and a pen/pencil.

We will meet weekly to learn about and develop ways in which we can inhabit our journals, making them places of refuge, play, and discovery.

Seed ideas and prompts will be given each week, which we will ponder, expand on, and experiment with.

Whether we’re sketching, writing, doodling, or collaging…. you will find that you’re expressing yourself in your own way and finding those things that resonate with you.

And… doing this in community can be super inspiring and supportive.

 

 

Dates & Topics

Wednesday, July 13: Stepping into your Journal & Helpful Trackers

Wednesday, July 20: Patterns & ‘In Praise of Hands’

* No Class: July 27, August 3, August 10

Wednesday, August 17: Drawing & Urban Sketching

Wednesday, August 24: Fonts & Playing with Words

Wednesday, August 31: Nature Journaling

Wednesday, September 7: Archetypes & Artist Postcards

Wednesday, September 14: Artful Lists & Continuing the Story (image)

Wednesday, September 21: Mind Mapping & Timelines

Wednesday, September 28: Making our own Stamps & Tracing and Writing

 

Registration is required through Eventbrite.

Please register for each date that you plan to attend. This will ensure that you receive particular information and recording of that class.

If you are coming to the Library, in person, please contact Gianna and let her know to reserve a space for you.

Contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions.

 

Supplies:

If you’re joining us at the Library, we’ve got any supplies that you’ll need. Feel free to bring any special images or papers that you want to play with.

If you’re joining us on Zoom, below is the general Supply List.

 

Supply List:

Really, all you need is some paper and a pen or pencil!

As you venture further into your practice you might want to have.

  • notebook/sketchbook/binder for loose pages
  • a variety of pens & markers
  • Watercolors (pans, pencils, or crayons) / Acrylic paints
  • paint brush/water brush
  • container for water & paper towels
  • tape or glue sticks
  • washi tape
  • wax paper
  • scissors
  • An expired Gift Card or Credit Card
  • collage materials (magazines, copies of your own photos…) Royalty Free images can be found online and printed from Pixabay, Unsplash, Pexels, etc. Other great resources are: Smithsonian Image Gallery https://library.si.edu/image-gallery and Cornell University’s Macaulay Library for wildlife images https://www.macaulaylibrary.org/

Watercolor Painting

Painting with Watercolors is a wonderful way to play with color and lose yourself in the moment.

Whether you are just beginning to explore watercolor, or have been painting a while, we aim to gain a better understanding of this amazing medium and challenge ourselves in the process.

Although these classes are not geared toward beginner painters, those that are new to watercolor are most welcome.  There will be a variety of skill levels and experience within the group.

We’ll gather weekly, to delight in the variety of colors and techniques, and delve into concepts that will enlighten and inspire.

 

Dates

– This session will run for 11 Mondays.

– Please note – these dates are not all consecutive.

– Class dates are:  July 18, 25, August 22, 29, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 17, 24, 31

Time

1:00 to 3:00 pm ET (Eastern US Time)

 

Location

Zoom & In-Person at the Dedham Public Library, 43 Church Street, Dedham MA

 

Registration is required

– You will receive a Supply List and Zoom Link.

– Registering once will give you access to the entire 11 week session.

– If you are coming In-Person to the Library for these classes please register, then contact Gianna to reserve a spot.

– We have watercolor paint and paper at the library for anyone living locally who needs them.  If you’re joining us on Zoom and live locally, just email Gianna to arrange a pick-up time.

 

Gianna can be reached at gbird@minlib.net

Art Journaling – drawing from life

Keeping an Art or Visual Journal is a wonderful way to support your art practice or simply settle a busy mind and relieve stress

All you really need to begin is paper and a pen/pencil.

We will meet weekly to learn about and develop ways in which we can inhabit our journals, making them places of refuge, play, and discovery.

Seed ideas and prompts will be given each week, which we will ponder, expand on, and experiment with.

Whether we’re sketching, writing, doodling, or collaging…. you will find that you’re expressing yourself in your own way and finding those things that resonate with you.

And… doing this in community can be super inspiring and supportive.

 

 

Dates & Topics

Wednesday, July 13: Stepping into your Journal & Helpful Trackers

Wednesday, July 20: Patterns & ‘In Praise of Hands’

* No Class: July 27, August 3, August 10

Wednesday, August 17: Drawing & Urban Sketching

Wednesday, August 24: Fonts & Playing with Words

Wednesday, August 31: Nature Journaling

Wednesday, September 7: Archetypes & Artist Postcards

Wednesday, September 14: Artful Lists & Continuing the Story (image)

Wednesday, September 21: Mind Mapping & Timelines

Wednesday, September 28: Making our own Stamps & Tracing and Writing

 

Registration is required through Eventbrite.

Please register for each date that you plan to attend. This will ensure that you receive particular information and recording of that class.

If you are coming to the Library, in person, please contact Gianna and let her know to reserve a space for you.

Contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions.

 

Supplies:

If you’re joining us at the Library, we’ve got any supplies that you’ll need. Feel free to bring any special images or papers that you want to play with.

If you’re joining us on Zoom, below is the general Supply List.

 

Supply List:

Really, all you need is some paper and a pen or pencil!

As you venture further into your practice you might want to have.

  • notebook/sketchbook/binder for loose pages
  • a variety of pens & markers
  • Watercolors (pans, pencils, or crayons) / Acrylic paints
  • paint brush/water brush
  • container for water & paper towels
  • tape or glue sticks
  • washi tape
  • wax paper
  • scissors
  • An expired Gift Card or Credit Card
  • collage materials (magazines, copies of your own photos…) Royalty Free images can be found online and printed from Pixabay, Unsplash, Pexels, etc. Other great resources are: Smithsonian Image Gallery https://library.si.edu/image-gallery and Cornell University’s Macaulay Library for wildlife images https://www.macaulaylibrary.org/
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