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    TUE - Contemporary Oil Painting with instructor Duke Windsor

    Tue., Aug. 27, 6 p.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$199

    Learn about painting materials, contemporary styles, blending paint, contrast, sketching, the underpainting and basic color theory. Students will also study oil painting exercises that cover color and form, distance and texture, basic forms and color value scale through painting from photos.This 6-week class will move at each individual student’s pace and skill. By the end of the course, the student will have a basic understanding of oil painting and will be ready to move on the next step in the joy of painting.​​Supply List (get 10% off with a student discount from Artist & Craftsman) ​Michael Harding Introductory Oil Paint Set Gamblin Gamson Odorless Mineral Spirits (Small) Gamblin Solvent Free more

    WED PM - Art 101: June with Laurie Fuller

    Wed., Aug. 28, 6 p.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$99

    If you're brand new to art making and don’t know where to start, this is the class for you! A fun and informative one day workshop that will get you started on your way to painting and help you decide the creative direction you'd like to go and which class is the next best step for you.Topics covered: paints, brushes, color, mediums, paint additives, mixed media, mark making tools, paint applicator tools, texture making tools, tools from around your home, working with mediums, gels and pastes.Students will also complete a simple and fun painting in class!​All supplies are included! Wednesdays PM, 6pm-8pm for 3 weeks Student parking available in back more

    SAT - "Color Theory & Developing Neutrals" Workshop with Julia San Roman

    Sat., Aug. 31, 10 a.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$95

    Control your colors so they don't control you!This workshop focuses on the art of color mixing using oils or acrylics. Learn how to use complementary colors to create subtle neutral grays, which combined with pure hue, makes a composition sing.We'll go through short exercises to implement the color theory and subsequently, as a final project, an abstract composition will be produced with dominant neutrals and pure color accents. Join us! Saturday, August 31st: 10am-3pm All skill levels welcome Students are encouraged to bring a drink and snacks. ​​Student parking available in back lot.

    The Power of Gold Leaf with Duke Windsor

    Sat., Aug. 31, 10:30 a.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$55

    Explore the history, tools, materials, and hand-on techniques for gold leaf and gold powder in this intensive workshop! Plus the application of edible gold leaf to enhance your special event.A great workshop to attend for artists preparing to enter our national show's call for art: "In Gold We Trust."Adhesive brushes and metal leaf will be provided by the instructor. Supply List / What To Bring:• an existing art piece for practice• an existing art piece for a final project• Gilders Tip (medium) 3”• Gilders Mop• Scissors• Gilders Pad (optional) • Gilders Knife (optional)Order your supplies online HERE. Most stores will not carry the above items. NOTE: The instructor will have more

    "I AM HERE: A Story of the Unbreakable Spirit"

    Sat., Aug. 31, 6:30 p.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$30

    A powerful evening of live music, including a reception with a silent auction, raffle, and complementary hors d'oeuvres and beverage.

    Art Journaling - September Workshop

    Sat., Sept. 7, 10 a.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$65

    A monthly mixed media workshop held on the first saturday of every month! Each month, Susie brings a NEW topic and lesson to grow your journaling practice.Let this be the creative space and time you are seeking… Let this be the creative process you desire…Art journaling is a powerful way to reconnect with your soul, set your creative spirit free and express yourself. Playfully creating builds trust in your creative process.• Saturday, September 7th, 10am-2pm• Attendees are encouraged to bring a sack lunch• Some supplies included in workshop fee• Perfect for any skill level, no experience required.• ​Student parking available in back lotSupply List: Your mixed media art journal Ephemera: more

    SAT - "Painting Architecture in Acrylics" Workshop with instructor Joe A. Oakes

    Sat., Sept. 7, 10 a.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$90

    Learn this artist's personal approach to painting architecture and understanding perspective and get ideas on how architecture can be just a part of the composition or the entire subject matter.Discussions on composition, color, value and acrylic painting techniques will also be covered. All this in a structured but light and fun environment!Please bring personal images that include buildings as reference material. Oil and pastel artists are also welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch or snack to enjoy during class.​• Cropping images & eliminating the unnecessary• Basic approach to perspective• Simple painting system for any style• Composition, color, value, techniques• Each student will create a finished piece Supply List (get more

    WED - "Paint Like A Five Year Old" with Sheila Daube

    Wed., Sept. 11, 10:30 a.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$199

    Theme: "Paint Like A Five Year Old" Resident Instructor: Sheila Daube "It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child" said Picasso.We will take a look at abstract artists who have channeled the fearless spontaneity of their inner child, and actual children's art shown in galleries around the world.Expect to work on at least three pieces and one large collaboration. You get the idea. It's playtime!Supply List:Bring whatever you've got to class: wood panels, stretched canvas, large pieces of cardboard, newspapers, bottle caps, acrylic paints, oil paints, powdered pigments, inks, etc. • Cost $199 (6 classes)• Wednesdays AM, 10:30am-1:30pm• For intermediate painters​• more

    "Pedals for the People" Art Exhibit and Bike Advocacy Fundraiser

    Sat., Sept. 14, 6 p.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

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    Saturday, September 14th from 6pm-8pm Art Exhibit & Fundraiser Free Public Event RSVP Required Held at Ashton Gallery @ Art on 30th Abstract & bike-themed artwork by Kristen Ide Interactive art project Limited edition jerseys Coal-fired pizza by URBN Beer by Fall Brewing Company Bike valet by SDCBC Hosted wine bar & light refreshments provided Money raised will benefit the SDCBC #LifeByBike #PedalsForThePeople Cycling is like no other sport. There is no one type of bicycle. Bikes come in all shapes and sizes. They are built for every terrain and fit every age. They keep us healthy and help preserve our planet. They connect us with our surroundings and heighten more

    WED - Abstract Acrylic Painting with instructor Ann Golumbuk

    Wed., Sept. 18, 6 p.m.
    Art on 30th 4434 30th Street, San Diego

    Buy Tickets$199

    In these courses, students will learn new techniques through class demonstration, instructor critique, and peer interaction. Topics covered with beginners: abstract approaches, color, gels, pastes, composition, paint products, and finishing a piece/preparing for hanging in a show. Drawing skills are not required.  Ann's Supply List (get 20% off with a supply kit from Artist & Craftsman) • Cost $199 (6 classes)  • Wednesdays PM, 6pm-9pm • Student parking available in back lot

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