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Golden Artist Colors Workshop

Golden Artist Colors Workshop: SEDUCTIVE SURFACES FOR PAINTING & COLLAGE Explore new, fun and innovative approaches to collage and painting using acrylic mediums with Mixed Media artist K.D.Tobin. Try new surfaces. Learn to create a multitude of surfaces with acrylic gels and grounds that can enhance the collage process. Explore grounds for washes, glazes, texture and layering, for drawing and painting and applying images. This class will be exploratory, fun and inventive.  Golden Artist Colors materials supplied. Saturday, February 8, 2020 $65.00 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Call: 941-366-2301 to reserve your seat
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Now through February 15, 2020

Judge: Meg Krakowiak
Hall Gallery at Saba Plaza. 1055 South Tamiami Trail, STE 102, Sarasota, FL 34236

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21st Century Faces with 
Ringling grad Nat Borges.
Saturday, November 2nd 10:00 am-1:00 pm Cost: $45.00  Limited Seating .   This mixed media approach to watercolor portraits will create beautiful, experimental watercolor portraits for the modern age in this new class with our resident painter Nat Borges. From watercolor pencils to ink, you’ll learn how to use a variety of media to capture all the intricacies and life in the face Click for supply list

Experiment in Oil with Nat Borges!

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Saturday, October 26th 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Cost: $45.00 Limited Seating
Call: 941-366-2301 to sign up now!
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Inspirational Artist

Artists are drawn to their craft for many reasons. For Dallas-based artist Desmond Blair, a life in art today can be traced back to the need to solve a challenging problem early in life. “It literally came out of us trying to solve a problem, me being able to write so I could start school,” he said. Blair was born without hands, but found he had two other important things – a family determined not to let him find excuses but solutions, and a personal drive to overcome any challenge. Blair inspires every time he puts brush to canvas, reminding himself and anyone that anything is possible. “I’ve always seen my art as a way to encourage people to challenge themselves, and not just people with limb differences, but I feel like that was my challenge for myself,” he said. “I see each piece that I do is a challenge, so I learn something new from each painting I do and when I meet people if they see my art, my hope is that encourages them to get out and try something they may not be comfortable w…