Tag: Art

Watercolor classes at SunBird

Jean Anderson is proud of all her students and likes to take photographs of their work. Here she captured Jean Pritchard telling the class how she completed her paintings.

Jean Anderson It’s here. I’m so excited that it’s time to start painting again on Nov. 4. I’ll be back, and classes will start! I couldn’t be more excited. I’ve had a great summer in Oregon, but I’ve missed painting with my Arizona friends. This is your invitation to come have a good time and learn how to…

Art Club notice

Sharon Eade Ahhh, the temps have come down from sizzling to perfect, and in this month of thankfulness, we members of the SunBird Art Club continue to reflect on our good fortune to have such a wonderful opportunity to be a part of this group. The sharing of new techniques and art forms with each…

Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Show November 30

Diana Ellis Those crafty Sun Lakers are at it again. The Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Association’s annual Fall Show will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30, with more than 50 vendors showcasing their unique handmade crafts and artwork. The show will take place at the Sun Lakes Country Club Phase 1 (25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd.)…

Tap into your hidden talents

Jean Anderson, seated, with students in her beginning watercolor class display examples of their work.

Jean Anderson I’m Jean Anderson, and for several years, I’ve been teaching painting in SunBird and Sun Lakes. I’ve been teaching watercolor, but I’m open to doing an acrylic class if there is interest. I am returning from Oregon, and that means classes will resume in November. I cannot tell you how excited that I am…

Art Club is ready for summer

Sharon Eade May is here and seemed to sneak in without us noticing! We have had such a full year of learning and enjoying our individual journeys in art. In April, our own Irene Coatta gave us a class on creating paintings conveying “reflections” on glass and other nonporous subjects. Thank you, Irene. Though many…

Art Club is ready for summer

Sharon Eade May is here and seemed to sneak in without us noticing! We have had such a full year of learning and enjoying our individual journeys in art. In April, our own Irene Coatta gave us a class on creating paintings conveying “reflections” on glass and other nonporous subjects. Thank you, Irene. Though many…

Art Club update

Sharon Eade What a wonderful turnout for our annual Art Show on March 16. Our members are so talented and work very hard to have art that will be an asset to homes and enjoyed by its owners for years to come. It is always so fun for us to be able to meet and…

Mark your calender for the annual Art Show and Sale March 16

  Sharon Eade Well, it’s finally here! Our annual Art Show and Sale is Saturday, March 16. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The San Tan Sun News will be featuring a quarter page, full color ad to reach a greater number of East Valley residents. Besides all the wonderful art our talented members will…

Learn watercolor in a fun and non-threatening environment

Jean Anderson Come on, admit it, you’ve always wanted to paint in watercolor. There are so many articles written about the therapeutic effects of watercolor, and some have compared it to meditation in its ability to relax painters when they get in the “zone.” You’ll love it; you really will. There is nothing more exhilarating…

Art Club news

Sharon Eade February is one of our favorite months in the Art Club. A number of years ago, one of our members suggested we “challenge” ourselves by picking a theme each year that all members would translate into paintings. As in many parts of our lives, we find ourselves gravitating to things that we really…