barbara sparks

Watercolor artist and teacher

All DAY WORKSHOP - CRYSTAL and SILVER

Description:  Create paintings with the look of silver and crystal that a very similar to creating a quilt.  In this class you will learn to watercolor, adding bits of color and shade, and along the  way, magic happens!  


When:  Saturday, September 22, 10:00 to 4:00 pm (lunch is on your own)

Where:  Brookings arts Council Classroom, 

Cost:  $125.00

Registration:  go to http://www.brookingsartscouncil.org/fallwinter-2018-classes/sept-22-barbara-sparks-workshop

CLASSES

BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE 2 - NEXT STEPS

Strengthen the skills you need to truly enjoy painting your watercolors this winter


Description:  This is a follow-on class for those who have completed the Beginner-Beginner Class, or feel that they have mastered the very basics in watercolor.  This class prepares you to create your own paintings.  We will be studying  

  • a simple way to guarantee readable perspective
  • how to paint professional-looking paintings with wet on wet--really pushing the benefit of blossoms 

  • negative painting

  • fixing mistakes. 

  • using salt, saran wrap, candles and any other kitchen materials that make it fun. 


There are two separate class dates.  Both classes are the same.  (Minimum number of students is 8)  Please mark which date you would like on your check.

When: 
Monday October 29 or Saturday, November 3rd, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (please indicate on your check which class you would like to take.)
Where: 
Mosaic Studio, 300 N Euclid Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA 
Cost: 
GPWS members, $85 , non-members $105
Registration: 
is by mailed check only, in the order it was postmarked. Please write your check to Barbara Sparks, 1404 E. Crestview Drive, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 
605.759.6090

INTERMEDIATE CLASS - STILL LIFE - WAIT LIST ONLY

Description This class is part of a series of classes which will concentrate on still life, values, drawing skills and fixing mistakes,


When: Mondays, September 10, 17, and 24,  1pm – 4pm
Where:  Mosaic Studio, 300 N Euclid Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA 

Cost $105 for GPWS members  $135 for non-members 

Registration: is by check only, in the order it is received. Please write your check to Barbara Sparks, 1404 E. Crestview Drive, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 
605.759.6090

NEW!  BEGINNER BEGINNER CLASS
Description:  This is a repeat of the two "Beginner Beginner" classes I taught in July with a few changes.  It is for people who want to go back to the very basics.  Three ways to hold a brush, Different kinds of brush strokes.  A technique to make your paintings look like a professional, even though you are a beginner.

When: Friday, September 28th, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Mosaic Studio, 300 N Euclid Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA 
Cost:  GPWS members, $85 , non-members $105
Registration: is by mailed check only, in the order it was postmarked. Please write your check to Barbara Sparks, 1404 E. Crestview Drive, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 
605.759.6090