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GALLERY PROGRAMS

Special Events

Recent Events

Painting Demonstrations

 Local artist Claudia Willis demonstrated her painting technique at the Firehouse. Claudia's artwork was recently featured in the Fresh Works exhibit.

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Pitta Song

 

 


 

 


Local artists Kathryn Wills held a wonderful demonstration of her painting technique at the Firehouse Saturday May 17th where she spoke a bit about her work. Kathryn also has artwork featured in the Fresh Works exhibit.

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Bikes on Bridge

 


Workshops

Workshop with Jeannie Vodden: September 13 and 14, 2014

Jeannie Vodden will conduct a workshop which includes watercolor demonstrations, plenty of painting time, individual coaching and gentle critiques.  Participants will use Jeannie’s template and photos or bring own references (still life, floral or portrait) to paint on 11”x14” watercolor paper.  At the end of the workshop, they will gain skill in watercolor techniques, the use of a limited palette, ways to see and paint light and color, and techniques to heighten color.

Known for her patient teaching methods, Jeannie Vodden will demonstrate her rhythmic wet-on-dry approach to watercolor using a limited palette of transparent staining colors. She lives and paints in the foothills of the Northern Sierra Nevada Mountains.  A versatile painter of portraits, still life, floral, landscape and fantasy, Jeannie most often paints with watercolor.  She is on the faculty of the California Water Color Association’s Watercolor Workshops 2014. 

For more information about Jeannie, visit www.Jeannievodden.com.

To register for this workshop, visit the Pleasanton Art League website http://www.pal-art.com/workshops.html



Special Events

Young @ Art

An exciting and educational afternoon program for kids ages 5-11.  Kids will learn about each new exhibit in the Harrington Gallery and then create a fun art project to take home. Visit PleasantonFun.com to sign up.

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Young @ Art



Halloween Change-up

Kids will visit the gallery to see a large local art exhibit, select a piece that inspires them, then "re-create" it themselves with a seasonal or Halloween twist.

1 class $15/R/$20N
Ages 5-11/Code 58287
Thursday, October 9, 4:30-5:45
Firehouse Arts Center
Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

Register

 

 Marvelous Mosiacs

Participants will visit a beautiful mosaic exhibit in the gallery, then create a mosiac themselves upstairs in the studio.

1 class $15/R/$20N
Ages 5-11/Code 58293
Thursday, November 13, 4:30-5:45
Firehouse Arts Center
Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

Register

 

Young@HeArts!

A visit to a national watercolor painting exhibit in the Harrington Gallery, then off to the studio to make some watercolor hearts in celebration of Valentine's month.

1 class $15/R/$20N
Ages 5-11/Code 58295
Thursday, February 5, 2015, 4:30-5:45
Firehouse Arts Center
Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

Register