Watercolors Workshops with Phyllis Gubins

Spend a fun day learning how to capture the world in watercolors as you paint your very own piece.  In each class you will finish one painting of the given subject, all levels are welcome and lots of personal coaching will be provided. NO DRAWING SKILLS NEEDED! Drawings for All Subjects provided in Class.

All Workshops are limited to 8 students, sign up early to reserve you seat. Call the gallery for more information 805-643-6400! To see additional samples of Phyllis' work art please click here.


Please arrive 10 minutes early, class will start on time. All class reservations must be paid in advance and cannot be cancelled or changed less than 72 hours prior to class. Sorry, no exceptions.                  

 

Seahorses and Underwater Movement

Saturday, Nov. 4th 2-5pm

$49 each or $64 with supplies

Discover the magic and unique properties that masking fluid can provide for your watercolors as you learn to create your own colorful seahorse.  You will learn to layer colors to create a wet and wet salted background with multiple colors and a bold graphic style for your seahorse.
 

 

Watercolor Holiday Cards and Bookmarks

Sunday, Nov. 12th 11-3pm

$75 includes all supplies

Eventbrite - Watercolor Card and Bookmark Workshop

Create your own holiday cards and bookmarks in this fun class with Phyllis, these can be wonderful gifts for their friends and family.  Phyllis will teach you a variety of fun techniques to create mini watercolors that make perfect cards for the holidays.  Choose from a variety of Holiday theme subjects and play the day away.

 

Winter Fog & Mist with Distant Mountains and Pine Trees 

Tuesday, Nov 14th 5:30-8:30pm

$49 each or $64 with supplies

Atmosphere can be created by many watercolor techniques and in this class we will explore a variety of ways to create fog and mist in a cool winter landscape.

 

 

Evening Glow of a Winter Sunset on Snow Covered Trees

Tuesday, Nov 28th 5:30-8:30pm 

$49 each or $64 with supplies

Create a snowy night scenes blanketed with reflective snow and powerful contrasts.  We will paint the illusion of fluffy snow with pines and cast shadows on the snow.

 

 

Colorful Snowy Mountain Range

Saturday, Dec 2nd 1-4pm

$49 each or $64 with supplies

Paint the varied colors of snow covering these huge, rugged mountains with a few soft details of trees and a river in the foreground.

 

 

Create Easy Mini Winter Landscapes

Tuesday, Dec 5th 5:30-8:30pm 

$49 each or $64 with supplies

This week we will paint several easy snow-covered mini landscapes that will make perfect small paintings that can be given as gifts or they even can be transformed into holiday cards.

 

 

Vibrant Succulents

Sunday, Dec 10th 1-4pm

$49 each or $64 with supplies

Capture a closeup colorful image of our native plants. You will learn layering techniques with varied colors to create depth and make your painting come to life.