Pickle Street School Studio

A working art studio located in scenic Monterey Township, Michigan.

Pickle Street School Studio is a one room school building renovated and transformed into an art studio offering a variety of arts and enrichment classes and workshops.

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Fundamental Fun with Watercolor / Pastel

  • Pickle Street School Studio 2980 134th Avenue Hopkins, MI, 49328 United States (map)

with Cedar Kindy

This day is split up into two workshop sessions. You can choose to do both sessions (full day) or just one session (half day). Both sessions are geared for beginners or intermediate level students. All materials provided. 
 

Date: Monday, July 10
Session 1: 9am - 12pm
Session 2: 1pm - 4pm
Cost: $95 Full Day  / $50 Half Day 

Session 1: Fireworks in WATERCOLOR / with pastel

A new series of watercolor workshops which combine watercolor with pastel. We will paint in two stages. The background is painted in watercolor with wet on wet, graduated or variegated washes. The second stage combines watercolor and pastel to finish out the subject matter and accent details. This is a great class for beginners. Experienced watercolorist as well as pastelists can explore a whole new dimension by combining the two media. Come and create a work of art! Paint brilliant fireworks over Lake Michigan combining watercolor and pastels.

Session 2: Michigan Shoreline in WATERCOLOR/ with pastel

The shoreline is perfect subject for watercolor with the white brilliance of the paper. However, sometimes with watercolor there is a need to ”fix” an area. Combining pastels is a perfect remedy, being opaque it can cover over an area. It can also soften edges and push the color creating an impressionist style. The background is painted first in watercolor, with wet on wet, graduated, or variegated washes. The second stage combines watercolor and pastel to finish out the subject matter, and accent details. This is a great class for beginners. Experienced watercolorists, as well as pastelists, can explore a whole new dimension by combining the two mediums. Walk in, and walk out with a work of art! Paint the sunlit sand dunes, green grasses and blue waters of the Michigan shoreline.

Contact Pickle Street School Studio with questions or to register.

Artist Bio

Janet ”Cedar” Kindy has been painting for over 30 years. She is passionate about watercolor and changing it’s bad rap about being a difficult medium. Using her teaching format, anyone can paint a successful watercolor. A graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, she has studied with master watercolorists Irving Shapiro, Nita Engles, Alvaro Castagnet, and painted with Gorden MacKenzie. Her watercolor, “Jersey Dunes”, was a finalist in the Artists’ Magazine 2015 Annual Competition. See her work at www.cedarkindy.com.

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