Spring Term at SBCC School of Extended Learning all held at the Schott Center


7 Friday afternoons, January 19- March 2 and 8 Friday afternoons, March 16- May 4

➜ Assisted Watercolor and Meditative Relaxation

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.                                                                              402503

ID 21435 ❯ Luminess, C • 1/19 – 3/2 • SCHOTT-20 F • 1:00pm – 4:00pm • $126 + Material $20 ID 21436 ❯ Luminess, C • 3/16 – 5/4 • SCHOTT-20 F • 1:00pm – 4:00pm • $147 + Material $20register here: https://www.thecll:



7 Monday afternoons, January 22- March 5 and  8 Monday afternoons, March 19- May 7

Birds and Blooms: India Ink Watercolor Painting
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.
ID 21433 ❯ Luminess, C • 1/22 – 3/5 • SCHOTT-5 M • 1:00pm-4:00pm • $126 + Materials $20
ID 21434 ❯ Luminess, C • 3/19 – 5/7 • SCHOTT-5 M • 1:00pm-4:00pm• $147 + Materials $20register here: https://www.thecll.org/

Splashing Watercolor: For Older adults

In this class we will be exploring a variety of watercolor techniques and subject matter to widen our scope of styles. We will paint florals, landscapes, abstracts and combinations of these, or you can paint what you want and I will offer my help and support. This class includes a strong emphasis on color and light and I will be introducing you to india inks that be used in conjunction with watercolors.
This is a free, state-funded class but students will be responsible for supplying their own materials.

Section 1 * January 17- March 7 *
8 Wednesdays *  8:30- 11:55 AM

Section 2 * March 14- May 9 *            8 Wednesdays * 8:30- 11:55 AM

Keeping An Art Journal

I am totally excited to be offering this class in which we will be combining collage, painting and writing as a path of self discovery and exploration. I will be incorporating guided meditation and poetry as ways for us to deepen into inner listening and finding connection with our authenticity.  We will experiment with a variety of mediums and materials for self expression. Start saving your old magazines and be ready to play!
This is a free, state-funded class but students will be responsible for providing their own materials.

Section 1 * January 17- March 7 *    8  Wednesdays * 1:00- 4:25 PM

Section 2 * March 14- May 9 *            8 Wednesdays * 1:00- 4:25 PM


Saturday, December 12, 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