Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Kauai Art Classes

New Classes!  Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper and Pupus & Picasso Painting Party!  (See the descriptions below for more info.)

Tuesday, July 1: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages)
Wednesday, July 2: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     

Thursday, July 3: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, July 4: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, July 5: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Wednesday, July 9: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Saturday, July 12: 9am-4pm Craft Fair at Princeville Golf Course - Public Welcome!
Tuesday, July 15: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages 
Wednesday, July 16: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, July 17: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio
Friday, July 18: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, July 19: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Wednesday, July 23: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, July 24: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)
Friday, July 25: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, July 26: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Wednesday, July 30: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, July 31: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)

Friday, August 1: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, August 2: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Tuesday, August 5: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages)
Wednesday, August 6: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     

Thursday, August 7: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, August 8: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, August 9: 9am-3pm Garden Island Artisan Fair at Kapaa Beach Park
Wednesday, August 13: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, August 14: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio
Friday, August 15: 1-4pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Saturday, August 16: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Tuesday, August 19: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages 
Wednesday, August 20: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, August 21: 11am-1pm Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper (at my studio
Friday, August 22: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)
Saturday, August 23: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Wednesday, August 27: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Friday, August 29: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)  
Saturday, August 30: 11am-2pm Pastels (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 to check for availability and to sign up as I am probably away from my computer.

Prices and Class Descriptions

ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED FOR EACH CLASS! 


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.





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.  

Watercolors at the Waimea Plantation Cottages - First and third Tuesdays from 10am-1pm Choose to paint Hawaiian landscapes, tropical flowers,or a lovely plantation cottage. No drawing experience necessary. This class will take place on the lovely lanai of the Waimea Plantation Cottages. Students please meet at the cottages 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.  

Not on Kauai? Sign up for my online class,  Painting Plumerias in Watercolor .



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, May 30, 2014

Kauai Art Classes

Friday, May 30: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, May 31: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)

Tuesday, June 3: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages)
Wednesday, June 4: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     

Thursday, June 5: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, June 6: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, June 7: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Wednesday, June 11: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, June 12: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)
Friday, June 13: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, June 14: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Sunday, June 15: 9:30am-3:30pm Fine Art Festival at
National Tropical Botanical Garden in Poipu (across from Spouting Horn)
Tuesday, June 17: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages
Wednesday, June 18: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, June 19: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio
Friday, June 20: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, June 21: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Tuesday, June 24: 10am-1pm Watercolors (in Wailua - call for directions)
Wednesday, June 25: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Friday, June 27: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, June 28: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)

Tuesday, July 1: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages)
Wednesday, July 2: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     

Thursday, July 3: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, July 4: 11-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, July 5: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Wednesday, July 9: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Tuesday, July 15: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages 
Wednesday, July 16: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, July 17: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio
Friday, July 18: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, July 19: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Wednesday, July 23: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, July 24: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)
Friday, July 25: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, July 26: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Wednesday, July 30: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, July 31: 11am-2pm 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 to check for availability and to sign up as I am probably away from my computer.

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.  

Watercolors at the Waimea Plantation Cottages - First and third Tuesdays from 10am-1pm Choose to paint Hawaiian landscapes, tropical flowers,or a lovely plantation cottage. No drawing experience necessary. This class will take place on the lovely lanai of the Waimea Plantation Cottages. Students please meet at the cottages 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.  

Not on Kauai? Sign up for my online class,  Painting Plumerias in Watercolor .



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. 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Kauai Art Classes

Special Event: "Paint Our Garden" at National Tropical Garden Southshore Visitor Center (across from Spouting Horn) on Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  -  Marionette will be teaching "Painting Exotic Tropical Flowers in Watercolor".  Class is limited to 8 students and all supplies are included.  Beginners are welcome!

Wednesday, April 30: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  

Thursday, May 1: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Saturday, May 3: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)
Tuesday, May 6: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages)
Wednesday, May 7: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     

Thursday, May 8: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, May 9: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, May 10: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Wednesday, May 14: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, May 15: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)
Friday, May 16: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, May 17: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Sunday, May 18: 9:30am-12:30pm Painting Exotic Tropical Flowers in Watercolor at
National Tropical Botanical Garden in Poipu (across from Spouting Horn)
Tuesday, May 20: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages
Wednesday, May 21: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, May 22: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio
Friday, May 23: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Wednesday, May 28: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Friday, May 30: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, May 31: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)

Tuesday, June 3: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages)
Wednesday, June 4: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     

Thursday, June 5: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, June 6: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, June 7: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Wednesday, June 11: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, June 12: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)
Friday, June 13: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, June 14: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Sunday, June 15: 9:30am-3:30pm Fine Art Festival at
National Tropical Botanical Garden in Poipu (across from Spouting Horn)
Tuesday, June 17: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages
Wednesday, June 18: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, June 19: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio
Friday, June 20: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, June 21: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Tuesday, June 24: 10am-1pm Watercolors (in Wailua - call for directions)
Wednesday, June 25: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Friday, June 27: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, June 28: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (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 to check for availability and to sign up as I am probably away from my computer.

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.  

Watercolors at the Waimea Plantation Cottages - First and third Tuesdays from 10am-1pm Choose to paint Hawaiian landscapes, tropical flowers,or a lovely plantation cottage. No drawing experience necessary. This class will take place on the lovely lanai of the Waimea Plantation Cottages. Students please meet at the cottages 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.  

Not on Kauai? Sign up for my online class,  Painting Plumerias in Watercolor .


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. 

Monday, March 31, 2014

Kauai Art Classes

Special Event: "Paint Our Garden" at National Tropical Garden Southshore Visitor Center (across from Spouting Horn) on Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  -  Marionette will be teaching "Painting Exotic Tropical Flowers in Watercolor".  Class is limited to 8 students and all supplies are included.  Beginners are welcome!

Tuesday, April 1: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages)
Wednesday, April 2: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     

Thursday, April 3: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, April 4: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, April 5: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Tuesday, April 8: 10am-1pm Watercolors in Kilauea (call for directions)
Wednesday, April 9: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Friday, April 11: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, April 12: 10am-1pm Painting Kauai's Exotic Orchids in Watercolor in Hanapepe at the Kauai Orchid and Art Festival
Monday, April 14: 12pm-5pm Art Show at Princeville Golf Clubhouse (open to the public...come for lunch, stay for the ART :-)
Tuesday, April 15: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages
Wednesday, April 16: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, April 17: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio
Friday, April 18: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Saturday, April 19: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Wednesday, April 23: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, April 24: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, April 25: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, April 26: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Sunday, April 27: 12pm-5pm Art Show at The Cliffs at Princeville
Wednesday, April 30: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  

Thursday, May 1: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Saturday, May 3: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)
Tuesday, May 6: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages)
Wednesday, May 7: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     

Thursday, May 8: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Friday, May 9: 1-4pm Silk Painting (at my studio)
Saturday, May 10: 11am-2pm Watercolors (at my studio)
Wednesday, May 14: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Thursday, May 15: 11am-2pm Pastels (at my studio)
Friday, May 16: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio) 
Saturday, May 17: 11am-2pm Acrylics (at my studio)
Sunday, May 18: 9:30am-12:30pm Painting Exotic Tropical Flowers in Watercolor at
National Tropical Botanical Garden in Poipu (across from Spouting Horn)
Tuesday, May 20: 10am-1pm Watercolors (at Waimea Plantation Cottages
Wednesday, May 21: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)     
Thursday, May 22: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (at my studio
Friday, May 23: 2-4pm Encaustics (at my studio)
Wednesday, May 28: 1-4pm Watercolors (at Lawai Beach Resort)  
Friday, May 30: 1-4pm Reverse Acrylics (at my studio)  
Saturday, May 31: 11am-2pm Silk Painting (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 to check for availability and to sign up as I am probably away from my computer.

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.  

Watercolors at the Waimea Plantation Cottages - First and third Tuesdays from 10am-1pm Choose to paint Hawaiian landscapes, tropical flowers,or a lovely plantation cottage. No drawing experience necessary. This class will take place on the lovely lanai of the Waimea Plantation Cottages. Students please meet at the cottages 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.  

Not on Kauai? Sign up for my online class,  Painting Plumerias in Watercolor .


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.