"The artist does not retire. They simply die. (laughs) And this is why art is not a business; it’s the existence."                                                 Christo

Fallbrook School of the Arts   2020

Fallbrook School of the Arts
Contemporary Watercolor 
 Make up classes due to the Pandemic will be held on July 6, July 13, July 27, and August 10

Summer Class - dates to be announced soon! 

Explore traditional and contemporary directions in Book Arts with instruction in Book construction, printmaking, and mixed media techniques. Learn construction and techniques on hinged wooden books, open spine Coptic stitch bindings, and globe circular books. We’ll work on 3 projects during this 6-week class, concentrating on concept and technique. 
The hinged wooden book will include metal hinges with color pencil wood panels.  Monotype imagery will be produced in our Printing lab at the school. Coptic stitch bindings are a beautiful addition to the spine of a handmade book. The globe circular book will include mixed media techniques with a touch of old world imagery and the unexpected with a hanging circle structure. 

Supply list given out upon registration. Please email Helen with any questions about supplies.

Fall Class
Starts September 14 - October 19
1:30 to 4:30pm

EscondidoAdult School       Fall 2020
  located at 220 West Crest Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025.
 Just north of Mission between Broadway and Escondido Blvd near the end of the 78 Freeway.
760 739-7300

Mixed Media approaches in Watercolors and Acrylics 
Starts in Fall according to Pandemic conditions

10 weeks fridays 9 - 12
   For intermediate to advanced painters.

Experimental Watermedia approaches will be explored with watercolor and acrylic with a focus on composition, negative painting, and textures in still life, landscape, and figurative works.   Build up layers with translucent hues and simple printmaking techniques.
Metaphors and messages can play a thoughtful role in your works with added bits of collage and text. Be prepared to loosen up and experiment with different resists and textures to build up the surfaces, paint translucent layers, and create extraordinary shapes.