3-Part Watercolor Painting Series
MONDAYS, JULY 1, 8 & 15 | 2-5 PM
$45 per session ($40 Friends of SAC)
All levels – Ages 16+
Class 1, July 1: Beginner Basics, Seascapes, Fireworks
Class 2, July 8: July 4th Fireworks, continued
Class 3, July 15: Landscapes, focusing on composition and washes
This class will introduce attendees to the basic skills of watercolor and help them enjoy the process of creative experimentation. Students will learn to use the technique of washes by changing color into pools of water, manage spontaneity with control, and learn how to create variations of a landscape theme. This will help build a repertoire of skills and when to use them…and have fun doing so!
A supply lists will be emailed to attendees prior to the first class, or starter kits can be purchased in person.
$45 per class drop-in fee ($40 for Friends of SAC) will be offered after July 1, subject to availability, and in-person only on July 1, pending available space.
Lois Bender’s watercolors explore the themes of nature, gardens and landscapes at various sites in The Hamptons, Paris and the Metro New York area She taught throughout the Hamptons for 15 years at the venues Bridge Gardens, Wolffers, Madoo, Sag Harbor Florist, LongHouse Reserve, Guild Hall, Gurney’s and in New York. She is an Adjunct Art Professor at Essex County College in Newark, NJ. She loves to introduce watercolor to newcomers to show them techniques that make watercolor a very forgiving medium. She teaches watercolor still life, landscape, portraits, creative abstraction and nature subjects to groups and privately. www.gardenspiritsny.com & www.LoisBender.com
Come experience and enjoy a soothing, deeply relaxing, immersive Sound Meditation with Daniel Lauter, using hand selected exquisite crystal bowls and gongs, Tibetan and Himalayan bells, rain sticks, and more. Wellness @SAC has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the Michael and Annie Falk Foundation.
Sponsored by Dan's Papers Michael Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two created and wrote the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon that went on to win a Gemini Award for Best Animated Series. Two more of the team’s books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family. In addition, Mickey has worked for most major magazines including Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country, New York Magazine and Rolling Stone, to name but a few. Dan’s Papers has proudly used over 100 paintings of Michael’s covers over the past 30 years along with thousands of cartoons and comics.