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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.-

May 4

Annie
May 11

Bonita
May 18

Stacy
May 25

Kelsie
 

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

May 4

J
May 11

Alyssa
May 18

Sherry
May 25

Ifat
 

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

Please note there will not be a long pose life drawing session on Sunday May 1, 2016 due to scheduled events.

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:

May 8

Stacy (nude)
May 15

Rivi (partial nude)
May 22

Alexandra (nude)
May 29

Tracey (costumed)
 
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Pen and Ink   
Mondays, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2016
6:00pm-8:45pm

Learn the art of drawing using pen and ink. Great for a variety of styles, ink drawings can be highly detailed or loose, quick sketches. Instructor Barbara Spies will help you definte ou rstyle and teach you different technqiues and methods during this class. Materials range from brush and ink, technical pens and more.

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

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Mixed Media Art Journal   
Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2016
10:00am-12:30pm

During this class create a art journal with a wide range of media. Play with acrylic paint markers, acrylic paint, watersoluble color pencils, graphite, collage and more. Artist Jacki Long will demonstrate a different technique each class. This class will kick start your creativity

Registration is $140 for the series -OR- $40 per class. Ages 16+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Acrylics with Daniela Campins   
Saturday May 21, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm

Liquitex artist Daniela Campins will show you a wide range of technique for acrylics ranging from pouring, dripping and staining. Through demonstration, lecture and guided exercises you will leave with a variety of paintings and samples displaying the range of what acrylics can create.

Registration is $45. All materials provided. Ages 15+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Bob Ross The Joy of Painting Flowers   
CANCELLED

Saturday May 21, 2016
2:00pm-6:00pm


Please note this class has been cancelled. If you have any questions or would like to attend this class in the future, please contact rebecca@artsupplywarehouse.com.

Learn how to paint a floral painting 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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The Art of Character Design   
Sundays, May 22, 29 and June 5, 12, 2016
12:00pm-2:45pm

Discover the creative process of conceptualizing characters for the entertainment industry, focusing on research, reference, sketching/ rendering, story-telling, originality and the technical aspects of character design.

Registration is $40 per class -or- $140 for the series. All materials provided. Ages 16+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Abstract Painting   
Saturday May 28, 2016
10:00am-4:00pm

Explore abstract painting and step out of the box. During this class artist Elaine Cohne 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 speciality tools.

Registration is $99, all materials provided. Ages 16+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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The Art of Sketching   
Thursdays June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2016
6pm-8:45pm

A great way to capture a thought or idea quickly, sketching is an important tool for all artists. Great for artists of all skill levels, learn how to simplify and capture what you see in your own style. Test out different techniques and materials with Artist and Insturctor Justin Galloway. Please bring your favorite drawing tools with you.

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

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Introduction to Copic   
Saturday June 4, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm

Instructor Lori will be teaching some basic techniques using Copic alcohol markers. Understand the different parts and pieces of the marker, how to refill, and how to replace the nibs. Learn the basics of shading and blending and have plenty of opportunity to practice these skills.

Registration is $45. All materials provided. Ages 12+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Drawing and Painting for Kids   
Mondays June 6 - August 1, 2016
3:30pm-5pm

Kenny McBride will help your young artist expand their creative skills. During this series, projects will range from painting, mix media nd drawing. Each class is a different project inspired by artists ranging from Bosch to Eric Carle and Dali. Paint sparkle fish, melting clocks and more. Perfect for artists ages 8-12.

Registration is $35 per class -or- $130 per month. All materials provided. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Portraiture from Photographs   
Mondays June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2016
6pm-8:45pm

Artist and Instructor Kaleeka Bond will show you how to create a life like portrait from a photograph using pastels. Kaleeka will instruct through demonstration and one on one assistance showing you how to compose a portrait and achieve accurate representation from a photograph. Some materials required.

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

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Bob Ross: Joy of Painting Landscapes   
Saturday, June 11, 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, receive a coupon for 15% off Bob Ross products. Ages 18+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Landscapes with Fealing Lin   
Friday, Saturday, Sunday June 17, 18, 19 2016
9:30am-4:00pm

Learn how to paint a successful watercolor landscape with award winning watercolorist's Fealing Lin's help. Through demonstration and excercise understand hte proper values for the foreground, middleground and background, and how to utilize value to create a strong composition. Please bring photo reference with you to class. For the supply list email- rebecca@artsupplywarehouse.com.

Registration is $299. Ages 18+. Skill Level: All. Seats are limited, sign up today!

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Watercolor Flowers with Lawrence Yun   
Firday, Saturday, Sunday, July 15, 16, 17, 2016
10:00am-4:00pm

Paint flowers up close in a representational style. Explore the compositional potentials. Lectures and demonstrations will focus on materials, technique and design in painting. Bring a few flowers of your choice (i.e. orchid, rose, birds of paradise) from nature to be painted. Individual assistance will be given throughout the course to meet each students needs. Some watercolor experience is preferred, but not necessary. Email rebecca@artsupplywarehouse.com for list of supplies required for the class.

Registration is $299, please inquire for list of materials required. Ages 18+. Skill Level: Beginning-Intermediate. Seats are limited, 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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