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Catalyst is an art space. A gallery. A Studio. A classroom. An experience. We've developed this space as a place for creativity, creation and fun. Become part of our community. Join us in learning and development experiences. Let us know what you'd like to see here, in this space, we'd like to make it your space too. Let us know what you're missing in the realm of art creation. Knowledge? Space? Materials? Creativity?

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CATALYST
6630 Westminster Blvd.
Westminster, CA 92683
714.891.3626
catalyst@artsupplywarehouse.com

brought to you by Art Supply Warehouse
 
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Nude Life Drawing Sessions Every Wednesday   
Wednesday afternoon- 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday evening- 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Figure drawing is a cornerstone of artistic training. The figure presents many technical issues including form, structure, foreshortening and more. Stripped of the cultural baggage of clothing, the nude figure can express every aspect of humanity, from the heroic to the pathetic.

Join us every Wednesday for our life drawing session that focuses on the figure. This uninstructed session is great for students young and old. Starting with shorter poses to warm up your artistic brain, we range from 2 minute poses to 20 minute poses. All mediums are welcome. Easels, benches, and refreshments are provided. Please bring your own paper and drawing materials. Derwent has provided Charcoal, Pastel, Graphite and other drawing pencils for attendees to try out during the session.

We request courtesy, maturity, and respect to the model and other artists. Photography is not allowed. We promote an open atmosphere where artists can interact, view, discuss, and encourage each other. Please note that models are subject to change without notice.

Registration is $15 per person, per session. $45 for four sessions (buy three get one free), $75 for 8 sessions (buy five get three free) valid for Wednesday and Sunday sessions! When you sign up for either pass, stop by Art Supply Warehouse to pick up your pass for entry to the life drawing session. Limited seats are available, sign up today!

Your upcoming models Wednesday afternoon 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.-

August 10

Sherry
August 17

Ifat
August 24

Kelsie
August 31

TBA
 

Your upcoming models Wednesday evening 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.-

August 10

Tracey
August 17

Camille
August 24

Kelsie
August 31

TBA
 

Nude/Costumed Long Pose Life Drawing Sessions Every Sunday   
Sundays 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Join us Sunday evenings for long pose sessions. During this session the model will strike one pose for the entire session. This allows the attendee to make an advanced study of the figure or portrait. With a longer pose one can not only study the figure, but focus on color issues as well. Painting from life rather than a picture can achieve more realistic results. This session is designed for painters, pastel artists, and anyone who desires time for a more in depth study, all mediums are welcome. Models will be nude or costumed. Please note that the models are subject to change without notice.

Registration is $15 per person, per session. $45 for four sessions (buy three get one free), $75 for 8 sessions (buy five get three free) valid for Wednesday and Sunday sessions! Seats are limited, sign up today!

Your upcoming models:

August 7

Ifat (nude)
August 14

J (draped)
August 21

Shanna (costumed)
August 28

Andrew (nude)
 
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CALL TO ARTISTS: The Cigar Box Show
Deadline to Enter: September 12, 2016
Show Dates: September 17, 2016- November 5, 2016

Participate in our first ever Cigar Box show. To enter purchase a Cigar Box from Art Supply Warehouse (in-store only). Take home and alter (paint it, make a speaker, turn it into a guitar, be creative!). Turn it in by September 12th with your proof of purchase, and a completed entry form. The opening night will be September 17, 2016 from 7-9pm. Fine print: Please refrain from offensive or pornographic imagery.

Questions? Email rebecca@artsupplywarehouse.com

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Mix-Media on Canvas Series   
Thursdays August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm

During this class with Jacki Long you will create multiple mix media paintings. During the first two classes play with different techniques on smaller canvases, ranging from paint, collage and drawing. During the last two classes work on a larger canvas using techniques taught in the previous sessions.

Registration is $45 per class -or- $160 for the series. All materials provided. Ages 16+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Ink on Yupo   
Sunday, August 21, 2016
12:00pm-3:00pm

During this advanced ink on yupo class learn how to paint with alcohol inks on Yupo, testing out a variety of materials. Artist Leti Stiles will show you how to use Pinata inks on Yupo and tiles, testing out different techniques. If you have respiratory issues, please be aware that we will be using alcohol based inks in this class.

Registration is $49. All materials provided. Ages 16+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Altered Envelopes and Cards   
Friday, August 26, 2016
6:00pm-8:00pm

Come make altered cards and envelopes with Kwantwell Cabellon during this fun class. No art experience necessary. Play with stencils, acrylic paint, and a wide range of techniques during this workshop. Make personalized cards and envelopes to give to friends and family.

Registration is $40. All materials provided. Ages 18+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Bob Ross Joy of Painting: Landscape   
Saturday, August 27, 2016
10:00am-2:00pm

Learn how to paint landscapes Bob Ross style. Judy Lugo will lead you through the process of painting with oils step-by-step. No painting experience necessary for this class! As Bob Ross once said, "painting is not just for the chosen few -- it is for everyone."

Registration is $45. All materials provided. Ages 18+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Drawing the Figure in Pen and Ink   
Saturday, September 3, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm

Draw from a live model using pen and ink with the guidance of Artist and Instructor Kaleeka Bond. Learn how to use contour lines to define shape and form in a uniquely expressive way. Kaleeka will cover technique as well as proportion and more. Some life drawing experience is suggested.

Registration is $55. All materials provided, although you are encouraged to bring any ink drawing tools you prefer with you to class. Ages 18+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Friday Night Out: Learn to Draw Caricatures   
Friday, September 9, 2016
6:00pm-8:30pm

Join us for a fun class perfect for a night out. Bring a friend or spouse and learn how to draw caricatures together with illustrator Justin Galloway. Take turns drawing each other and take home a few drawings.

Registration is $45. All materials provided. Ages 18+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Abstract Painting   
Saturday, September 10, 2016
10:00am-4:00pm

Explore abstract painting and step out of the box. During this class artist Elaine Cohen will show you how to paint from emotion and imagination. Learn basic elements of design, color, and paint application. You will try out various mediums, brushes, and specialty tools.

Registration is $99. All materials provided. Ages 18+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Chinese Brush Painting Series   
Sundays, September 11, 18, 25, 2016
12:00pm-3:00pm

With masterful technique a single ink brushstroke is capable of conveying vitality, delicacy, and contemplation. Artist Whea-Fun Teng will take you step by step through the process, showing how to paint simple flowers, birds and fish during this series. Learn a different tehnique each class. Two haboku brushes are required for class.

Registration is $125 for the series -or- $45 per class. Ages 15+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Understanding Contemporary Oil Painting Techniques   
Saturday, September 17, 2016
11:00am-1:00pm

Learn all about oil painting materials and techniques during this in depth demonstration with Artist Timothy Robert Smith. During this demo learn about color theory, color mixing, alkyd oil colors, painting mediums and more. You will receive free Gamblin product during this demo and a $10 coupon for your purchase of Gamblin products.

Registration is $10. Ages 15+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Silk Painting with Leti Stiles   
Saturday, September 24, 2016
10:00am-5:00pm

In this full day class in which you will be immersed in the magic of painting on silk. Learn to paint in a precise and controlled manner on silk using the Sistek Method. Leti will guide through the preparation process of design and painting with silk dyes. This is an intermediate class, some painting exerience is helpful but not necessary.

Registration is $125, and includes materials. Ages 15+. Skill Level: All. Limited to 10 students, sign up today!

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Be a sleuth!

Have you noticed something on the Catalyst Website or Newsletter that isn't quite right? Be it a factual error, incorrect spelling or some other random stupidity, we want to hear about it.

Find an error and receive a voucher for a FREE life drawing session on a Wednesday or Sunday. Send an email to rebecca@artsupplywarehouse.com, include your name, contact information, and the mistake we made with the correct spelling or fact. One winner per week. The first person to email in a valid mistake wins!

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Suggestions for Catalyst

We're listening!

Want to learn more about a particular subject? Have a great idea for a class you would like to attend? Let us know! We will do our best to make it happen.

Send an email to rebecca@artsupplywarehouse.com, include your name and contact information, and we will get back to you.

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