Thursday, July 30, 2015

Kauai Art Classes

Painting Paradise offers classes in watercolors, acrylics, silk painting, encaustics, pastels, reverse acrylics, alcohol inks, Chinese brush painting, and more!  We also offer private lessons and ART PARTIES.

Please call Marionette at (808) 631-9173 to reserve your space and to confirm your reservation.  Please note my NEW email address:  artbymarionette@yahoo.com  Mahalo!


Friday, July 31: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)   

Saturday, August 1: 11am-1pm  Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Wednesday, August 5: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, August 6: 11am-2pm  Pastels (at my studio)   
Friday, August 7: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, August 8: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)  
Wednesday, August 12: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, August 13: 11am-1pm Encaustics (at my studio)  
Friday, August 14: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio 
Saturday, August 15: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Wednesday, August 19: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Friday, August 21: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)
Saturday, August 22: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio
Wednesday, August 26: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, August 27: 11am-2pm  Acrylics (at my studio)   
Friday, August 28: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, August 29: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  

Wednesday, Sept 2: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Friday, Sept 4: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Saturday, Sept 5: 1-4pm Watercolors in Lihue - Call me for directions
Wednesday, Sept 9: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Sept 10: 11am-2pm  Pastels (at my studio)   
Friday, Sept 11: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, Sept 12: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Wednesday, Sept 16: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Sept 17: 11am-1pm Encaustics (at my studio)  
Friday, Sept 18: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio 
Saturday, Sept 19: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Wednesday, Sept 23: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, Sept 24: 11am-2pm  Watercolors (at my studio)   
Friday, Sept 25: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)
Saturday, Sept 26: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Wednesday, Sept 30: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)   



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".



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. 

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Kauai Art Classes

Painting Paradise offers classes in watercolors, acrylics, silk painting, encaustics, pastels, reverse acrylics, alcohol inks, chinese brush painting, and more!  We also offer private lessons and ART PARTIES.

Please call Marionette at (808) 631-9173 to reserve your space and to confirm your reservation.  Please note my NEW email address:  artbymarionette@yahoo.com  Mahalo!

Wednesday, July 1: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, July 2: 11am-2pm  Pastels (at my studio)   
Friday, July 3: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, July 4: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)  
Wednesday, July 8: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, July 9: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Friday, July 10: 11am-1pm  Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Saturday, July 11: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio
Wednesday, July 15: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, July 16: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)  
Friday, July 17: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio 
Saturday July 18: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Wednesday, July 22: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Wednesday, July 29: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, July 30: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)  
Friday, July 31: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)   

Saturday, August 1: 11am-1pm  Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio)
Wednesday, August 5: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, August 6: 11am-2pm  Pastels (at my studio)   
Friday, August 7: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, August 8: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)  
Wednesday, August 12: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, August 13: 11am-1pm Encaustics (at my studio)  
Friday, August 14: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio 
Saturday, August 15: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Wednesday, August 19: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Friday, August 21: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)
Saturday, August 22: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio
Wednesday, August 26: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)    
Thursday, August 27: 11am-2pm  Acrylics (at my studio)   
Friday, August 28: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, August 29: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio) 



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".



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.