Category Archives: class

Greene Ink Press Website Updated

Last year I posted about designing the Greene Ink Press website for my sister-in-law, Kendra, who has graduated from the University of Iowa’s Center for the Book and is now pursuing a career in writing and letterpress.  When I first … Continue reading

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White Flowers Watercolor Painting

This is another watercolor painting I did in my love/hate Tuesday class last October.  I have no idea what kind of flowers those are — I found the picture in an Arizona magazine the instructor brought in.  My Aunt Trisha … Continue reading

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Cliffs at the Beach Watercolor Painting

Last fall I occasionally attended a local watercolor class on Tuesday afternoons.  I debate about the class – on the one hand, the class does not offer much instruction and the work I do in class is often better than … Continue reading

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Second Submerged Succulent Floral Arrangement: Succulents & Twig

Remember when I went to that floral design class in Venice last summer?  Where I made the submerged floral arrangement? Well, as part of the class, they gave us the vase and a sheet of paper that told us of … Continue reading

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Descanso Gardens Wreath-making Class

Last year (in 2009) I signed up to do a wreath-making class at Descanso Gardens and loved it.  They trim the trees in their gardens and then have a class to instruct people on how to create a wreath.  Very … Continue reading

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Glass Class Update: Pictures!!

I picked up my glass pieces on Wednesday, after a half-day at work.  I was so excited to see them, and I was not disappointed.  Some of them are sort of different from what I expected they would look like, … Continue reading

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Glass Class

Yesterday I went to a glass class at the Stained Glass Supply in Eagle Rock.  My sister-in-law Gretchen was going for a Christmas (or maybe birthday?) present from her parents and it was given as an option for me for … Continue reading

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>Watercolor Class: Day 2 & 3

>Well, as many of you are aware, I did not post my watercolor painting from my class last week.  This is because I was in class long enough only to draw the still life — I had to leave early … Continue reading

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>Watercolor Class: Day 1

>Today was my first day of school in a few years. As I mentioned in a previous post, I have decided to take a watercolor class through my local creative arts center for the next 8 weeks or so just … Continue reading

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>You can think this is easy until you try it yourself

> Me with the finished product. About a month ago, I saw a brief article in the L.A. Times that was telling of a florist in Venice that was offering periodic floral design classes.  Thinking that it’d be something fun … Continue reading

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