Friday afternoons, Sep 8- Oct 6 and SBCC Center for Adult Learning

➜ Assisted Watercolor and Meditative Relaxation NEW! Finally a beginning watercolor class for adults with the goal of fun and relaxation! Choose from dozens of pre-drawn flora and fauna designs and start ‘assisted’ painting right away with vibrant, fluid India inks. Working on a structured printed canvas of soothing natural forms will automatically activate both hemispheres of your brain so that you relax into a meditative, healing state. Explore a variety of color application and watercolor techniques while creating a finished painting beautiful enough to frame.

Course number: 402503 ID 20753 ❯ Carissa Luminess • Sep 8 – Oct 6 • Schott, Rm 20 5 Fridays • 1:00PM – 4:00PM • $90 + Materials $20 ID 20754 ❯ Carissa Luminess • Oct 20 – Nov 17 • Schott, Rm 20 4 Fridays • 1:00PM – 4:00PM • $72 + Materials $20

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Monday afternoons, Sep 11- Oct 30

➜ Birds and Blooms: India Ink Watercolor Painting NEW! Explore the exciting use of intensely colorful, vibrant India inks as a watercolor medium for painting joyful images of flowers and birds. Working with live flowers from your own bouquet, along with a photo of a bird of your choosing, you’ll create beautiful designs that celebrate nature. Make bold contour drawings and apply the permanent, archival India inks using a variety of watercolor techniques. You will receive lots of one-on-one guidance and plenty of demonstrations. All levels welcome. Course number: 402507 ID 20794 ❯ Carissa Luminess • Sep 11 – Oct 30 • Schott, Rm 5 8 Mondays • 1:00PM – 4:00PM • $144 + Materials $20

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Saturday, October 28, 9:00-4:30 Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Native Birds and Bloom is Watercolor Workshop. $85- members  $100- non members

We will stroll through the garden and be inspired by the color combinations, patterns and textures in Nature’s design. In the comfort of an indoor workspace we will make bouquets from flowers gathered in the garden to paint from life, along with a photo of a native bird or butterfly of your choosing. You will be guided step-by-step in creating a contour drawing and then painting your subject, using vibrant india ink watercolors to produce a beautifully lyrical finished painting. There will be a variety of demos in various techniques and personal one-on-one direction in developing your individual piece of art.

All materials provided. Please bring a sack lunch for a 30 minute lunch break.

register here: https://www.sbbg.org/classes-events/classes/native-birds-blooms-watercolor