Wednesday, July 3, 2013

July Newsletter

Our July classes will be taught by Phyllis Razo. She is a wonderful watercolor artist. She has asked we bring the following supplies:
Regular watercolors
Watercolor paper
Masking fluid
Round brushes

Please join us on Monday July 1, 8, 15 in our Gallery for the class.

On Monday, July 22 we will have our monthly business meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.

On Monday, July 29 we will have our “eat and meet” meeting. There will be a special guest, Eric Snyder who is the Director for the art gallery at MTSU and the coordinator for the Rotunda art exhibits. He has looked at our gallery and has suggestions for changes and improvements to optimize showing our art. Please plan on bringing a dish to share for the “eat” part and staying to “meet” Eric.

All meetings will begin at 7:00pm.

Uncle Dave Macon Days are July 12 – 14. Please bring in a piece or two of your work to show for this weekend.

Phyllis also teaches a 3-hour watercolor class on Friday mornings in our Gallery, 9 – 12noon. The cost is $25 per session. Please join us.

July Artist of the Month at the Linebaugh Library is Terry Mossé. August is Suzanne LeBeau.

For August we will have Karen Brackman teaching in our Gallery. Here is her subject and supply list:

August 5 - Pussy Willows
Supplies needed: 1 10 x 20 white stretched canvas, 1 Pentel Gold Pen; 1 (very fine) #005 Micron Black Pen; 1 (fine) #08 Micron Brown Pen and 1 medium point brown pen; 1 tube White gouache, one paint brush that comes to a nice point #6.

August 12 - Queen Anne Lace
Supplies needed:  1 10 x 20 white stretched canvas; 1 #05 Micron Archival Ink Pen; 1 smaller tipped paint brush that comes to a nice point.  Bring #005 Micron Pen and White gouche from first class.

August 19 - Clump of Birch Trees on fabric.
Supplies needed: Karen will purchase the material that we will be drawing the trees on.  Black pen from previous class and white gouche or white acrylic can be used.

Karen will bring plenty of pens to experiment with.  Jerry's Artarama carrys the 10 x 20 canvas for approx. $8.57.  Michaels, The Plaza, and Jerry's all sell pens individually rather than purchasing a full set.
Please register for the August classes as the number attending is limited to 15. Email Nanette at to register.