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I enjoy the dynamic environment of classes and workshops.  It's a pleasure to get together with others and explore new territory in art.

 
FALL CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS WITH SARA POST
www.sarapostart.com

Studio Workshops: Abstract Layers: Magical Secrets of Pigment Stick, Oil and Cold Wax Mixed Media

Paint and learn in an intimate, inspiring place--Art 26/Sara Post Studio—a space dedicated to making, exhibiting and offering instruction in abstract art. 
Studio workshops are limited to a maximum of 6 students, allowing for individual attention and feedback. 
December: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1, 2, 3

Ever wonder why some paintings stand out?  How art communicates?  Strong technique + direct personal inspiration = powerful painting. Identify the "secrets" that energize your work and will make your studio time magic.


Combining oil pigment sticks with oil paint and cold wax add the energy of drawing to the beauty of cold wax painting. Included in this workshop are wet-on-wet painting, using texturing tools and materials, squeegee, brayer, palette knife and brush applications, working with pigments and solvents, printing and transfers—all with pigment sticks. We’ll explore sources of inspiration and discuss its place in your artwork both individually and as a group. Workshop is limited to 6 participants. $360.
OIL + COLD WAX PAINTING THREE DAY WORKSHOPS AT ART 26

Cold wax painting techniques combine with paint sticks, mixed media to make adventuresome abstractions. All levels. Limit of 6 students per session. $360. Materials list available upon registration. Workshops meet Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9am-4pm

December 1, 2, 3 FULL--WAITLIST AVAILABLE

Contact Sara for complete information, registration sarapostart@gmail.com

ART TALK AT THE PENCE : October 19 6:30-8:30pm

Art talk bridges the gap between seeing and saying. Putting words to artwork--a primarily visual, wordless experience--may not come easily.  Meet at the Pence Gallery for a session of art talk.  Bring 3-5 pieces of your artwork for an evening of discussion and feedback.  We’ll also watch a video of artists talking about their work. Limited to 8 participants. $40. Look for this event again in Spring 2018 www.pencegallery.org

WATERCOLOR MONOTYPE :  Next workshop coming in Spring 2018
MYRTLE PRESS AT THE VERGE (SACRAMENTO)

Combine the beauty of watercolor with the delight of printmaking. Watercolor monotypes have a unique appearance that distinguishes them from watercolor paintings or conventional prints  Learn simple techniques for creating original prints and ghost images using ordinary watercolors with methods you can duplicate in the print lab or in your home studio.  No previous watercolor/art experience necessary.Bring tube watercolors (inexpensive are fine). All other materials will be provided. A $15. materials fee will be collected in class.  You may want to bring a snack or lunch $60. REGISTER THROUGH THE VERGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS www.vergeart.com

Ongoing Opportunities for Learning

Private Studio Days and Classes Are Available By Appointment

Studio Day: Come spend a day in my studio working with mixed media oil and cold wax painting.  We'll work side by side from 9am-noon and 1pm-4pm, exploring techniques, ideas and feedback.  This is a good way to get started with oil and wax mixed media without having to wait for a workshop. One day private studio day: $300.

Private Abstract Art Classes: available for those who want to explore abstraction using water media. Arrange a session just for you! Learn new techniques, refine your current direction and receive valuable feedback. By appointment. $65. per hour Contact Sara to schedule dates, times: www.sarapostart.com

2018 CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

PAINTERLY COLLAGE : FEBRUARY 23, 24, 25  MENDOCINO ART CENTER, MENDOCINO, CA www.mendocinoartcenter.org 

ABSTRACT PAINTING WITH PIGMENT STICK, OIL AND COLD WAX:  FRI, SAT, SUN, MARCH 16, 17, 18 9an - 4pm, ART 26/SARA POST STUDIO  DAVIS, CA 
 
PAINTERLY COLLAGE:  WATER BASED MIXED MEDIA: APRIL 6, 7, 8, 9am-4pm, ART 26/SARA POST STUDIO, DAVIS, CA

ABSTRACT PAINTING WITH PIGMENT STICK, OIL AND COLD WAX: FRI, SAT, SUN, APRIL 27, 28, 29, 9am-4pm ART 26/SARA POST STUDIO, DAVIS, CA

MAGICAL SECRETS OF MIXED MEDIA ABSTRACT PAINTING:  JUNE 7, 8, 9, 10
SHAKE RAG ALLEY, MINERAL POINT, WISCONSIN

ABSTRACT PAINTING WITH PIGMENT STICK, OIL AND COLD WAX:  JULY 13, 14, 15,  MENDOCINO ART CENTER, MENDOCINO, CA  www.mendocinoartcenter.org

PAINTERLY COLLAGE: SEPTEMBER 7. 8. 9  SHAKE RAG ALLEY, MINERAL POINT, WISCONSIN




Questions?  Contact me: sarapostart@gmail.com








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