Drawing Student – Melissa

I travel to my student’s home in La Jolla to teach her how to draw.  I brought these shapes so she could practice to see light on different surfaces and to render them.  I also help her along by showing her many different techniques while using her charcoal tools and also correcting her when she Read more about Drawing Student – Melissa[…]

Group Class – Summer

I am sad that summer is coming close to an end, but I am also excited that we are getting nearer to the school year because then I get the privilege of teaching my community’s youth some art at Hickman Elementary School as well as Sandburg Elementary School.  Today my awesome group got to paint Read more about Group Class – Summer[…]

Good Shepherd

The good folks at Good Shepherd found me and hired me for their very first paint night. It was a fun time and I was happy to do more art for people in my community 🙂  

Painting fundamentals at the Mira Mesa Library – Daisy

Today I painted with this lovely group at the Mira Mesa Library.  I enjoyed teaching them some basic techniques using acrylic paint and I wanted them to get familiar with the medium.  I met some people from the Mira Mesa Women’s Club who do a lot of good stuff for the neighborhood; I love having Read more about Painting fundamentals at the Mira Mesa Library – Daisy[…]

Paint Party at the Mira Mesa Community Park

Today I had a really good group, they were patient and they did very good on their paintings.  My group was pretty nice to me despite of me starting a bit late and some even helped me set up.  This is the very first time ever that I was late and I think it was Read more about Paint Party at the Mira Mesa Community Park[…]

Teaching on my Birthday

Today is my birthday and I don’t even mind that I have to work because when I teach I have a lot fun.  I got to teach my private student some painting and then afterward I instructed my group class how to make graphic characters from their sketchbooks to canvas using acrylics as well as Read more about Teaching on my Birthday[…]

Beer and Brushes at Longship Brewery

Today was my first time painting at the lovely Longship Brewery.  Beer and Brushes was such a fun event because I got a great group and the delicious beers helped too!  We had a good mix of folks painting with us, some were with family, some were on a date, and some were even having Read more about Beer and Brushes at Longship Brewery[…]

Group Class – Moon

I’ve been having a great time teaching art to the youth in Mira Mesa.  This summer we have been mainly working on painting and a few classes previous to this one we had been working on proportions.  For this painting we got to play with values of blue with a pleasant moon scenery.  We used Read more about Group Class – Moon[…]

Robin’s Birthday Paint Party

I had a fun time painting for Robin’s birthday at Escondido.  I like being able to travel for work sometimes to meet nice people.  When I first got there I noticed some neat horses and it was really hot so it was apt what the birthday lady chose to paint.    

Painting at the Park – Family

Today was painting at the park family edition.  I have been hosting a paint workshop for children at the Mira Mesa community park and I wanted to do something for the families as well.  It was cool to see the interpretation of the same painting by varying ages and skill levels.  We had lots of Read more about Painting at the Park – Family[…]

Paint Party at Artea’s

I got the pleasure to do Artea’s paint party, they were a pretty fun loving and funny group.  We got started a bit late and painted even when it got dark.  I had a good time and Artea and everyone were so hospitable and their paintings turned out awesome!  

Nadine’s Private Art Class

Nadine received a gift of my class for her birthday from her sons because it’s Nadine’s dream to paint when she retires.  I asked what flower she liked and we got an image and just went at it.  I showed her my techniques in handling acrylic paint and we spent a good time chatting and Read more about Nadine’s Private Art Class[…]