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Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Introduction to Drawing & Collage

Thursday, November 12, 2020
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Explore a contemporary approach to creating the illusion of space, gravity, and movement. Draw inspiration from Robin Vaccarino's Freeze Frame series, which combines an atmospheric background with detailed graphic elements. SBMA Senior Teaching Artist Tina Villadolid explores the value scale, thumbnail sketches, how to measure distance and angles with your pencil and eye, and going from sketch to collage and back again.

Required supplies:

  • paper
  • pencil (ebony drawing pencil recommended)
  • eraser
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • magazine pages with elements of sky, architecture, and nature (or whatever catches your eye)
  • charcoal or chalk pastels (optional)

Meet your instructor:
Tina Villadolid has been a Teaching Artist for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art for over 22 years. Connecting with the people in her community through art has brought her so much joy! Tina loves to paint with oils, sculpt with clay, create installation art, draw portraits with charcoal, and write songs. She is conversational in Spanish, has two grandchildren, is originally from New York City, and lives with her cat, Chappie James, Jr.

Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Introduction to Drawing & Collage

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Explore a contemporary approach to creating the illusion of space, gravity, and movement. Draw inspiration from Robin Vaccarino's Freeze Frame series, which combines an atmospheric background with detailed graphic elements. SBMA Senior Teaching Artist Tina Villadolid explores the value scale, thumbnail sketches, how to measure distance and angles with your pencil and eye, and going from sketch to collage and back again.

Required supplies:

  • paper
  • pencil (ebony drawing pencil recommended)
  • eraser
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • magazine pages with elements of sky, architecture, and nature (or whatever catches your eye)
  • charcoal or chalk pastels (optional)

Meet your instructor:
Tina Villadolid has been a Teaching Artist for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art for over 22 years. Connecting with the people in her community through art has brought her so much joy! Tina loves to paint with oils, sculpt with clay, create installation art, draw portraits with charcoal, and write songs. She is conversational in Spanish, has two grandchildren, is originally from New York City, and lives with her cat, Chappie James, Jr.

Ticket Cost:
Workshop via Zoom: FREE

Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Cloud SkyScape

Thursday, December 10, 2020
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn the basics of watercolor painting from SBMA Senior Teaching Artist Itoko Maeno. Focusing on painting the sky, this one-hour class is inspired by Frederic Church's Landscape at Sunset (1871). Study the artwork or take your own photograph of the sky to use as inspiration while you paint.

View the inspiration image for this class on the Museum’s online collection.

Required supplies:
  • Watercolor paper
  • Watercolor paint + brush
  • Two cups of water
  • Pencil
  • Paper towel or cloth

Meet your Instructor: Itoko Maeno

Itoko has been a Teaching Artist with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art for over 20 years. With specialties in painting, printmaking, and ceramics, she provides art lessons to all ages ranging from kindergarten students to adults. Celebrated for her watercolors, she also enjoys painting in oil and acrylic. Besides teaching art, Itoko has illustrated more than 20 picture book titles, including My Way Sally, awarded the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Picture Book, and Minou, nominated for the Caldecott Honor.

Ticket Cost:
Workshop via Zoom: FREE