What we're about

The Artist Loft Studio has teamed up with the prestigious Orange County Fine Arts, located in Santa Ana, near the world famous South Coast Plaza.

Our team of teachers remain devoted in sharing our love for the arts through teaching a range of mediums, including but not limited to: Oils, Acrylics, Mixed Media Art, Drawing, Mosaics, Sewing and Watercolors.

The new class schedule will begin in April 2020. We hope to see you soon.

Upcoming events (4+)

Watercolor Painting with Teri Gammalo

Orange County Fine Arts

$25.00

Teri teaches a positive approach to watercolors. Fun is the focus in this class. In addition to watercolor and water based mediums she also covers drawing and techniques for pastel, acrylic and mixed media collage.

Your artistic spirit will be energized. Explore various techniques while improving composition and developing your own style.

Teri has won many awards...including a National Watercolor West Society award.

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Drawing and Painting with PATI

The Artist Loft Studio at Orange County Fine Arts

$20.00

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!! Text at[masked]. These fun and exciting classes are taught by professional artist Pati Kent. The classes are for beginning and intermediate students ages 14-adult who wish to improve their drawing and painting skills.

Classes will include warm ups, basic drawing exercises, right brain exercises and drawing techniques using graphite, charcoal, pastel, ink and watercolor pencils. Students may bring in a painting they need help with or bring materials to start a new painting. Suggested paint: acrylic

Each student will be given assignments in their sketch books. Observation drawings will be from a still life on the model stand. Other drawings will be from photographs. Paintings may be from still life or photograph.

The classes are designed to be continuous so each student may work at their own pace to achieve their personal goals.

For questions or to confirm your class, call or email Pati:
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Students are responsible for their own materials from a suggested materials list:

Charcoal pencils: 4B, 6B

Graphite Pencils: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B

Erasers: Kneaded, White magic

Hand held pencil sharpener

Drawing tablet 14x17

Sketch book

Acrylic paints: white, black, red, yellow, blue

Suggested student pack brushes.

Suggested 11 x 14 Bristol Paper pad for painting (in lieu of canvas)

Optional: Soft pastels, vine charcoal, liquid black ink pen, watercolor pencils

Drawing and Painting with PATI

The Artist Loft Studio at Orange County Fine Arts

$20.00

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!! Text at[masked]. These fun and exciting classes are taught by professional artist Pati Kent. The classes are for beginning and intermediate students ages 14-adult who wish to improve their drawing and painting skills.

Classes will include warm ups, basic drawing exercises, right brain exercises and drawing techniques using graphite, charcoal, pastel, ink and watercolor pencils. Students may bring in a painting they need help with or bring materials to start a new painting. Suggested paint: acrylic

Each student will be given assignments in their sketch books. Observation drawings will be from a still life on the model stand. Other drawings will be from photographs. Paintings may be from still life or photograph.

The classes are designed to be continuous so each student may work at their own pace to achieve their personal goals.

For questions or to confirm your class, call or email Pati:
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Students are responsible for their own materials from a suggested materials list:

Charcoal pencils: 4B, 6B

Graphite Pencils: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B

Erasers: Kneaded, White magic

Hand held pencil sharpener

Drawing tablet 14x17

Sketch book

Acrylic paints: white, black, red, yellow, blue

Suggested student pack brushes.

Suggested 11 x 14 Bristol Paper pad for painting (in lieu of canvas)

Optional: Soft pastels, vine charcoal, liquid black ink pen, watercolor pencils

Oil & Acrylic Painting with Bob Bucci

The Artist Loft Studio at Orange County Fine Arts

$25.00

Have fun painting in oil or acrylic: your choice! Learn how to create your vision on canvas. You will design and compose your image, learn color schemes and color mixing, brushwork and expression. I've been teaching painting for over ten years, and I'm a professional fine artist specializing in portraits for many more decades. Call or text me if you have any questions at[masked].

Bring your paints, brushes, canvas, and either an existing project or start a something new!

OIL PAINTING SUPPLIES:

Palette: Masterson palette box, Grey Matters palette paper, Odorless Mineral Spirits, Jar with lid for mineral spirits, Liquin or Linseed Oil or Neo Megilp or Walnut Alkyd Oil, Paper Towels (Viva), Art Box to carry everything.

Brushes: S, M, L Flat ; S, M, L Filbert; S, M, Round.

Paints: Titanium White, Cadmium Lemon (or Light), Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cadmium Red Light, Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, Viridian (green), Sap Green.

Optional: Permanent Rose (or Quin. Magenta), Phthalo Blue, Phthalo Green, Chromatic Black (Gamblin).

Canvas: 16x20 is a medium size. Select your source photo and decide which size canvas you want. I will help you with cropping and composition.

ACRYLIC PAINTING SUPPLIES:

Palette: Sta-Wet palette pox with sponge and paper, or a white plastic palette with an airtight cover that allows you to peel the acrylic off. Water container with lid (no disposal in plumbing is allowed), Acrylic Medium, paper towels, Art or bag to carry everything.

Brushes: See above.

Paints: Liquitex or Golden Heavy Body: Titanium White, Cadmium Lemon (or Light), Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cadmium Red Light, Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, Viridian (green), Sap Green.

Canvas: See above.

Past events (5,669)

Sewing Lessons with Ross Anna

Orange County Fine Arts

$40.00

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