Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Kauai Art Classes

 Email me to sign up: Marionette@kauai-artist.net
**If less than 24 hours before class time, please call me at (808) 631-9173.

If I don't answer your email within 24 hours, please call me.

Wednesday, March 4: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, March 5: 11am-2pm  Acrylics (at my studio)  
Friday, March 6: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Wednesday, March 11: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, March 12: 11am-2pm  Pastels (at my studio)   
Friday, March 13: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, March 14: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Wednesday, March 18: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday March 19: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, March 20: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio) 
Saturday, March 21: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)   
Wednesday, March 25: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, March  26: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Friday, March 27: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, March 28: 10am-1pm Painting Kauai's Exotic Orchids in Watercolor at the Kauai Orchid Festival in Hanapepe - I will be behind the Hawaiian Congregational Church.  Space is limited.  



Wednesday, April 1: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, April 2: 11am-2pm  Acrylics (at my studio)  
Friday, April 3:  11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Saturday, April 4: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio) 
Wednesday, April 8: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, April 9: 11am-2pm  Pastels (at my studio)   
Friday, April 10: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Saturday, April 11:1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)
Wednesday, April 15: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday April 16: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Saturday, April 18: 11am-6pm   Kauai Art Studio Tour
Sunday, April 19: 11am-6pm   Kauai Art Studio Tour   
Wednesday, April 22: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, April 23: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Friday, April 24: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)  
Wednesday, April 29: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, April 30: 1-4pm  Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)

Email me to sign up: Marionette@kauai-artist.net **If less than 24 hours before class time, please call me at (808) 631-9173.
If I don't answer your email within 24 hours, please call me.

Prices and Class Descriptions
ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED FOR EACH CLASS! 


Silk Painting – Discover the secrets to silk painting while we create a lovely, tropical 30”x 30”silk piece to frame or wear. Anyone can do it! Beginners are welcome. $60. 


Acrylics - Marionette will introduce this amazing medium as she teaches her technique used to paint very colorful and life-like paintings on canvas.   Beginners are welcome.  $50. 

 
Painting with Pastels – Join Marionette as she demonstrates her methods and materials to create a colorful, tropical pastel painting.  Focus will be on composition, drawing, layering, and color.  Plus, we will explore two different types of paper. $50. 



Watercolors at Lawai Beach Resort - Wednesdays from 1pm-4pm Choose to paint Hawaiian landscapes, tropical flowers, or a lovely plantation cottage. No drawing experience necessary. This class will take place at the beautiful Lawai Beach Resort. Students please meet at the activity desk at the resort and not at my studio. $40.  



Chinese Brush Painting & Modern Sumi-e  – Learn a modern approach to Sumi-e from Marionette as she demonstrates this beautiful, calligraphy-like art form.  You will learn about the traditional vs. modern materials to use as she guides you step-by-step through her creative and almost meditative process to paint bamboo, the wild orchid, and more.  I am currently only offering this class as a private lesson for $25 per hour. 



Encaustic Art - Encaustics is a fun, hot wax painting technique.  You will learn how to create beautiful, tropical designs by painting with pigmented wax with a craft iron and stylus. Several techniques will be explored.  $50 per class or as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  



Reverse Acrylics on Plexiglass   This is a very fun and challenging technique as you have to paint the details first and work your way to the background last.  Marionette will show you her secrets as she demonstrates the "reverse" way of how you would normally build a painting in acrylics.   $60.

 


New! Zen Doodle for Fun & Relaxation  - Learn how to turn doodles into a piece of art with this simple and easy process!   I am currently only offering this class as a private lesson for $25 per hour. 








Private Lessons - Any of Marionette's classes can be taught as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  Please call her at 808-631-9173 to check availability and set up an appointment.  


New! Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper -  Marionette will show you how to pour and maneuver the brightly colored alcohol inks onto smooth Yupo paper to create fun and exciting effects. $50 per class or as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  



New! Pupus & Picasso Painting Party! - It's all the rage on the mainland and now it's coming to Kauai!  Join Marionette as she guides the whole group in a step-by-step original acrylic painting on canvas.  Any skill level is welcome!  She will also be serving some local style pupus, fruit, and cheese and will have water, juice and soda available to drink.  Feel free to BYOB or BYOW (bring your own wine).  Class fee is $65 per person.  If you would like to book a private painting party with Marionette please contact her at 808-631-9173.  There is a minimum of three people per private painting party and you can choose from one of these subjects: Palm trees, Polihale Beach, Rooster, or Crazy Bamboo. Finished painting size is 11"x14" and does not include a frame.






About Marionette and Painting Paradise:

Nestled in historic Waimea Town on Kauai’s sunny west side, you will find Painting Paradise Art Gallery a working artist’s studio and gallery where Marionette teaches a variety of art classes. Specializing in watercolors, acrylics, silk painting, pastels, encaustics, and sumi-e, Marionette has discovered her true passion…teaching others that they can be artists too!


With an emphasis on fun, creativity, and relaxation, she makes every class easy for the beginner, intermediate, or advanced artist by providing all of the materials for each class. She will assess your abilities in art and customize the class to your special needs through demonstrations, easy drawing techniques, and will even reveal several artist “secrets”. Marionette will put you at ease as she works with you to explore, inspire, and jump start your creativity while you complete your own “masterpiece” as a special memory of your time on the Garden Island of Kauai.  Marionette has been painting professionally for over 20 years, and her works can be found in private and public collections around the world. 

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Kauai Art Classes

 Email me to sign up: Marionette@kauai-artist.net
**If less than 24 hours before class time, please call me at (808) 631-9173.

If I don't answer your email within 24 hours, please call me.

Wednesday, Feb 4: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Feb 5: 11am-2pm  Acrylics (at my studio)  
Friday, Feb 6: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, Feb 7: 10am to 2pm Wailua Art Sale with Marionette, Suzy Staulz, Donia Lilly, & Leslie Hagen  (I will be in Wailua at 188 Lilia Place with Suzy Staulz. It is located 2.2 miles up Kuamoo from the main highway at Coco Palms.  Turn left at Lilia Place.  Call Suzy at (808) 651-4563 for directions.)
Wednesday, Feb 11: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Feb 12: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)   
Friday, Feb 13: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, Feb 14: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Wednesday, Feb 18: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday Feb 19: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, Feb 20: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, Feb 21: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)   
Wednesday, Feb 25: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Feb 26: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Friday, Feb 27: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio) 
Saturday, Feb 28: 5:30pm "One Fine Evening" at Kilohana Pavillion, Lihue - Hosted by the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach - Fundraiser featuring Live Jazz, Wines, Pupus, an Art Show and More!!!  Purchase tickets at www.poipurotary.org

Wednesday, March 4: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, March 5: 11am-2pm  Acrylics (at my studio)  
Friday, March 6: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Wednesday, March 11: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, March 12: 11am-2pm  Pastels (at my studio)   
Friday, March 13: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, March 14: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Wednesday, March 18: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday March 19: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, March 20: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio) 
Saturday, March 21: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)   
Wednesday, March 25: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, March  26: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Friday, March 27: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, March 28: 10am-1pm Painting Kauai's Exotic Orchids in Watercolor at the Kauai Orchid Festival in Hanapepe - I will be behind the Hawaiian Congregational Church.  Space is limited.  

Email me to sign up: Marionette@kauai-artist.net **If less than 24 hours before class time, please call me at (808) 631-9173.
If I don't answer your email within 24 hours, please call me.



Prices and Class Descriptions

ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED FOR EACH CLASS! 


Silk Painting – Discover the secrets to silk painting while we create a lovely, tropical 30”x 30”silk piece to frame or wear. Anyone can do it! Beginners are welcome. $60. 


Acrylics - Marionette will introduce this amazing medium as she teaches her technique used to paint very colorful and life-like paintings on canvas.   Beginners are welcome.  $50. 

 
Painting with Pastels – Join Marionette as she demonstrates her methods and materials to create a colorful, tropical pastel painting.  Focus will be on composition, drawing, layering, and color.  Plus, we will explore two different types of paper. $50. 



Watercolors at Lawai Beach Resort - Wednesdays from 1pm-4pm Choose to paint Hawaiian landscapes, tropical flowers, or a lovely plantation cottage. No drawing experience necessary. This class will take place at the beautiful Lawai Beach Resort. Students please meet at the activity desk at the resort and not at my studio. $40.  



Chinese Brush Painting & Modern Sumi-e  – Learn a modern approach to Sumi-e from Marionette as she demonstrates this beautiful, calligraphy-like art form.  You will learn about the traditional vs. modern materials to use as she guides you step-by-step through her creative and almost meditative process to paint bamboo, the wild orchid, and more.  I am currently only offering this class as a private lesson for $25 per hour. 



Encaustic Art - Encaustics is a fun, hot wax painting technique.  You will learn how to create beautiful, tropical designs by painting with pigmented wax with a craft iron and stylus. Several techniques will be explored.  $50 per class or as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  



Reverse Acrylics on Plexiglass   This is a very fun and challenging technique as you have to paint the details first and work your way to the background last.  Marionette will show you her secrets as she demonstrates the "reverse" way of how you would normally build a painting in acrylics.   $60.

 


New! Zen Doodle for Fun & Relaxation  - Learn how to turn doodles into a piece of art with this simple and easy process!   I am currently only offering this class as a private lesson for $25 per hour. 








Private Lessons - Any of Marionette's classes can be taught as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  Please call her at 808-631-9173 to check availability and set up an appointment.  


New! Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper -  Marionette will show you how to pour and maneuver the brightly colored alcohol inks onto smooth Yupo paper to create fun and exciting effects. $50 per class or as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  



New! Pupus & Picasso Painting Party! - It's all the rage on the mainland and now it's coming to Kauai!  Join Marionette as she guides the whole group in a step-by-step original acrylic painting on canvas.  Any skill level is welcome!  She will also be serving some local style pupus, fruit, and cheese and will have water, juice and soda available to drink.  Feel free to BYOB or BYOW (bring your own wine).  Class fee is $65 per person.  If you would like to book a private painting party with Marionette please contact her at 808-631-9173.  There is a minimum of three people per private painting party and you can choose from one of these subjects: Palm trees, Polihale Beach, Rooster, or Crazy Bamboo. Finished painting size is 11"x14" and does not include a frame.






About Marionette and Painting Paradise:

Nestled in historic Waimea Town on Kauai’s sunny west side, you will find Painting Paradise Art Gallery a working artist’s studio and gallery where Marionette teaches a variety of art classes. Specializing in watercolors, acrylics, silk painting, pastels, encaustics, and sumi-e, Marionette has discovered her true passion…teaching others that they can be artists too!


With an emphasis on fun, creativity, and relaxation, she makes every class easy for the beginner, intermediate, or advanced artist by providing all of the materials for each class. She will assess your abilities in art and customize the class to your special needs through demonstrations, easy drawing techniques, and will even reveal several artist “secrets”. Marionette will put you at ease as she works with you to explore, inspire, and jump start your creativity while you complete your own “masterpiece” as a special memory of your time on the Garden Island of Kauai.  Marionette has been painting professionally for over 20 years, and her works can be found in private and public collections around the world. 

Friday, January 2, 2015

Kauai Art Classes

Email me to sign up: Marionette@kauai-artist.net
**If less than 24 hours before class time, please call me at (808) 631-9173.

If I don't answer your email within 24 hours, please call me.

2015
Thursday, Jan 1: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, Jan 2: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, Jan 3: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio
Wednesday, Jan 7: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Jan 8: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Friday, Jan 9: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, Jan 10: 10am to 2pm Wailua Art Sale with Leslie Hagen, Suzy Staulz, Donia Lilly & Marionette Taboniar  (I will be in Wailua at 188 Lilia Place with Suzy Staulz.      It is located 2.2 miles up Kuamoo from the main highway at Coco Palms.  Turn left at Lilia Place.  Call Suzy at (808) 651-4563 for directions.)
Wednesday, Jan 14: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Jan 15: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)   
Friday, Jan 16: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Saturday Jan 17: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio) 
Wednesday, Jan 21: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday Jan 22: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, Jan 23: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, Jan 24:11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)   
Wednesday, Jan 28: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Jan 29: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Friday, Jan 30: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, Jan 31: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio) 

Wednesday, Feb 4: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Feb 5: 11am-2pm  Acrylics (at my studio)  
Friday, Feb 6: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, Feb 7: 10am to 2pm Wailua Art Sale (directions are coming)
Wednesday, Feb 11: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Feb 12: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)   
Friday, Feb 13: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, Feb 14: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Wednesday, Feb 18: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday Feb 19: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, Feb 20: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, Feb 21: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)   
Wednesday, Feb 25: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Feb 26: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Friday, Feb 27: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio) 
Saturday, Feb 28: 5:30pm "One Fine Evening" at Kilohana Pavillion, Lihue - Hosted by the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach - Fundraiser featuring Live Jazz, Wines, Pupus, an Art Show and More!!!  Purchase tickets at www.poipurotary.org


Email me to sign up: Marionette@kauai-artist.net
**If less than 24 hours before class time, please call me at (808) 631-9173.

If I don't answer your email within 24 hours, please call me.

Prices and Class Descriptions

ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED FOR EACH CLASS! 

Silk Painting – Discover the secrets to silk painting while we create a lovely, tropical 30”x 30”silk piece to frame or wear. Anyone can do it! Beginners are welcome. $60. 


Acrylics - Marionette will introduce this amazing medium as she teaches her technique used to paint very colorful and life-like paintings on canvas.   Beginners are welcome.  $50. 

 
Painting with Pastels – Join Marionette as she demonstrates her methods and materials to create a colorful, tropical pastel painting.  Focus will be on composition, drawing, layering, and color.  Plus, we will explore two different types of paper. $50. 



Watercolors at Lawai Beach Resort - Wednesdays from 1pm-4pm Choose to paint Hawaiian landscapes, tropical flowers, or a lovely plantation cottage. No drawing experience necessary. This class will take place at the beautiful Lawai Beach Resort. Students please meet at the activity desk at the resort and not at my studio. $40.  



Chinese Brush Painting & Modern Sumi-e  – Learn a modern approach to Sumi-e from Marionette as she demonstrates this beautiful, calligraphy-like art form.  You will learn about the traditional vs. modern materials to use as she guides you step-by-step through her creative and almost meditative process to paint bamboo, the wild orchid, and more.  I am currently only offering this class as a private lesson for $25 per hour. 



Encaustic Art - Encaustics is a fun, hot wax painting technique.  You will learn how to create beautiful, tropical designs by painting with pigmented wax with a craft iron and stylus. Several techniques will be explored.  $50 per class or as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  



Reverse Acrylics on Plexiglass   This is a very fun and challenging technique as you have to paint the details first and work your way to the background last.  Marionette will show you her secrets as she demonstrates the "reverse" way of how you would normally build a painting in acrylics.   $60.

 


New! Zen Doodle for Fun & Relaxation  - Learn how to turn doodles into a piece of art with this simple and easy process!   I am currently only offering this class as a private lesson for $25 per hour. 








Private Lessons - Any of Marionette's classes can be taught as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  Please call her at 808-631-9173 to check availability and set up an appointment.  


New! Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper -  Marionette will show you how to pour and maneuver the brightly colored alcohol inks onto smooth Yupo paper to create fun and exciting effects. $50 per class or as a private lesson for $25 per hour.  



New! Pupus & Picasso Painting Party! - It's all the rage on the mainland and now it's coming to Kauai!  Join Marionette as she guides the whole group in a step-by-step original acrylic painting on canvas.  Any skill level is welcome!  She will also be serving some local style pupus, fruit, and cheese and will have water, juice and soda available to drink.  Feel free to BYOB or BYOW (bring your own wine).  Class fee is $65 per person.  If you would like to book a private painting party with Marionette please contact her at 808-631-9173.  There is a minimum of three people per private painting party and you can choose from one of these subjects: Palm trees, Polihale Beach, Rooster, or Crazy Bamboo. Finished painting size is 11"x14" and does not include a frame.







About Marionette and Painting Paradise:

Nestled in historic Waimea Town on Kauai’s sunny west side, you will find Painting Paradise Art Gallery a working artist’s studio and gallery where Marionette teaches a variety of art classes. Specializing in watercolors, acrylics, silk painting, pastels, encaustics, and sumi-e, Marionette has discovered her true passion…teaching others that they can be artists too!


With an emphasis on fun, creativity, and relaxation, she makes every class easy for the beginner, intermediate, or advanced artist by providing all of the materials for each class. She will assess your abilities in art and customize the class to your special needs through demonstrations, easy drawing techniques, and will even reveal several artist “secrets”. Marionette will put you at ease as she works with you to explore, inspire, and jump start your creativity while you complete your own “masterpiece” as a special memory of your time on the Garden Island of Kauai.  Marionette has been painting professionally for over 20 years, and her works can be found in private and public collections around the world.