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Come create and celebrate with us at Push/Pull in Ballard. We're a dedicated group of artists creating a unique space that's part art gallery, comic shop, event space and community resource. Events include art classes, life drawing, comic challenges, craft and shrinky dink nights, and more!

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Online - Brush Inking Class Series

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Create a brushed ink drawing from photo reference using techniques demonstrated during class. We'll review wet and dry brushing plus use ink washes and white for highlights. Focus on creating value, contrast, texture, and brush stroke technique. This series is broken down into several options to fit how you want to do online learning. *Live 2 hours classes, $30 each. July 18th (abandoned barn), August 8th (tropical beach), August 29th (lake/docks), and September 19th (shipwreck) - all are 11am - 1pm and held on Zoom. *Online Classroom using Google Classroom that includes class videos, written instructions, and additional related materials. (Classroom only $40) *Ticket options include live only, Classroom only, and both. Option for all live classes and online classroom is $100. For those selecting Classroom and Both, the online classroom is open July 15th - September 22nd. Teacher bio: Maxx Follis-Goodkind is the Director of Push/Pull and has been a professional visual artist for the last decade. She works in many different media and enjoys teaching others. She is the lead instructor at Push/Pull and also teaches at other institutions throughout the Seattle area. Materials/Tools needed: Brushes, waterproof black ink, cups of water (2-3), ink well (or container for ink), paper (white or toned, thicker than drawing paper), white gel pen or white gouache Class assess sent after ticket purchase. Ticket here: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fpushpullseattle.weebly.com%2Fstore%2Fp3042%2FInking_with_Brush_Class_Series.html%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR212H-q4-Cakh2y8-ZnU3kNzI4g3ohIGtrQ0tNaGezWRwGiiudZofzyIHo&h=AT0YHZ-wRMWtKdchekodg5J7bAkS6vkRPU82jhqjj4DPJTaRuX72uJ02FXlUTlSLmYbR-ViiNxnG1Gl_ErP6CngTnEaDeaDRcahzCzEMFSNG1YjUPo9lMSZIS7sXhZLIXQEbyDuWaAzw4W_449Eqy78WYbaPc-7s2Txdiw

Online - Botanical Illustration & Sketching Series

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Learn how to identify plants by reviewing their structure, parts and other identifying elements. Then apply that knowledge to your drawings. Each class will include 20-30 minutes of learning about the plants before the drawing instruction. This series is broken down into several options to fit how you want to do online learning. *Live 2 hours classes, $30 each. July 25th (Vaccinium - Blueberries & Huckleberries), August 15th (Evergreen Shrubs - Photinia & Laurel), September 5th (Conifers - Douglas Fir) - all are 11am - 1pm and held on Zoom. *Online Classroom using Google Classroom that includes class videos, written instructions, and additional related materials. (Classroom only $30) *Ticket options include live only, Classroom only, and both. Option for all live classes and online classroom is $80. For those selecting Classroom and Both, the online classroom is open July 22nd - September 8th Teacher bio: Maxx Follis-Goodkind is the Director of Push/Pull and has been a professional visual artist for the last decade. She works in many different media and enjoys teaching others. She is the lead instructor at Push/Pull and also teaches at other institutions throughout the Seattle area. Before jumping into life as a full-time artist, Maxx studied horticulture and loves applying her plant knowledge to art. Materials/Tools needed: Paper/sketchbook, pencils & pens Event information is sent after ticket purchase. Ticket here: https://pushpullseattle.weebly.com/store/p3044/Botanical_Illustration_%26_Sketching_Class_Series.html?fbclid=IwAR2IOSnyN-5hrIraz4S1rw7kkt3BN-jzJCfU4bEu-amoa5cofopOiaHusis

Qu-Art - Online LGBTQIA+ Creative Meetup

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The new online Qu-Art is here. Coming to you the last Wednesday of the month from 6pm - 8pm. This is an online meetup for LGBTQIA+ aka Queer creative folks to create, support, critique, chat and be there for each other. Hosted by Maxx Follis-Goodkind, who will miss having hummus and sparkling water with you, but can't wait to see your faces. Follow the link to enter the Zoom meeting event: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83606533847?pwd=anpjRkxZSFlSS2VsSWpaZWlqekFhdz09

Online - Watercolor Flower Class Series

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Learn about the structure and characteristics of the flower for each week and then apply that knowledge while creating a painting. Students will receive optional reference photos but are encouraged to use live flowers at home. Live classes (and class videos) will include a 20-30 minute botany lesson for each flower before the painting instruction. This series is broken down into several options to fit how you want to do online learning. *Live 2 hours classes, $30 each. July 11th (poppies), August 1st (Dahlias), August 22nd (roses), and September 12th (Lilies) - all are 11am - 1pm and held on Zoom. *Online Classroom using Google Classroom that includes class videos, written instructions, and additional related materials. (Classroom only $40) *Ticket options include live only, Classroom only, and both. Option for all live classes and online classroom is $100. For those selecting Classroom and Both, the online classroom is open July 8th - September 15th. Teacher bio: Maxx Follis-Goodkind is the Director of Push/Pull and has been a professional visual artist for the last decade. She works in many different media and enjoys teaching others. She is the lead instructor at Push/Pull and also teaches at other institutions throughout the Seattle area. Before jumping into life as a full-time artist, Maxx studied horticulture and loves applying her plant knowledge to art. Materials/Tools needed: Brushes, watercolor paints, watercolor/mixed media/Bristol or other thick paper, small sponge or rag (damp), two cups of water, pencil, kneaded eraser **Participants will receive event information within 48 hours after purchasing a ticket** TICKET HERE: https://pushpullseattle.weebly.com/store/p3043/Flowers_-_Botany_%26_Watercolor_Class_Series.html/

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