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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.

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Sewing Lessons with Ross Anna

Orange County Fine Arts

$40.00

Sewers of all ages & skill levels welcome! We’re helping creative minds achieve new skills by providing the tools you need to develop your sense of fashion design. We promote sewing by providing instruction, ideas, and encouragement to all sewers. We offer a variety of projects from clothing design to home decoration and DIY crafts. Whether you’re just beginning or want to grow your skill set, we’d love to invite you to our class.

Suggested sewing supplies:

a tape measure
a pair of good, sharp fabric scissors
Gutermann thread to match background of your fabric
glass-headed pins (you can't iron on top of the plastic heads)
a magnetic pin cushion
a new seam ripper (if it's too old it won't work well)
a seam gauge
a marking device (chalk or fabric marker)
Universal sewing machine needle size 12

Please pay for the lessons at: Orange County Sewing Lessons (http://www.orangecountysewinglessons.com/group_sessons.html)
Machines available at $7.00 extra charge.

$40/session

$135/four sessions

Four week session policies: We require you attend 4 consecutive weeks of class with one option to reschedule. 24 hour notice is required to reschedule if you cannot make it to class. After one rescheduled class, fee will be retained for missed sessions.

NO CLASS:
11/2
12/28

Drawing and Painting with Pati Kent

The Artist Loft Studio at Orange County Fine Arts

$20.00

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 are $20 per session.

Classes will include warm ups, basic drawing exercises, right brain exercises and drawing techniques using graphite, charcoal, pastel, ink and watercolor pencils. For painters it will include the same warm ups but will include painting exercises.

Each student will be given assignments in their sketch books. Observation drawings will be from a still life on the model stand. Other drawings and paintings will be from photographs.

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 list. Suggested drawing materials list:

Charcoal pencils: 4B, 6B

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

Erasers: Kneaded, White magic

Hand held pencil sharpener

Bristol paper tablet 14x17

Sketch book

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

Suggested Painting Materials list:

Red, yellow, blue, black and white tubes - acrylic

Bristol paper tablet 14 X 17 or larger

water container

rags/paper towels

paint palette

acrylic brushes (ask for student packages) include an 0. Look at the size of your paper or canvas and buy accordingly.

apron or paint shirt

sketch book

pencils, hand held pencil sharpener, erasers

ruler

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.

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.

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