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Depicting the World Around You in Sausalito CEXTN005-202460

Jun 29, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024

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Depicting the World Around You in Sausalito
Saturday, 6/29/2024, 10:00am-12:30pm
 
on location in Sausalito

Instructor: Joyce Nojima

Discover the joy in making visual recordings of experiences and sites in a sketchbook on location! In this one day session we will observe our surroundings with watercolor in the beautiful outdoors of Sausalito. Our visual renderings will be done relatively quickly with a focus on improving basic visual art skills and building confidence. All levels are welcome!

Materials List:
Watercolor paint set
(Recommended colors: burnt umber - viridian green
- aureollin yellow or any transparent medium yellow - yellow ochre - cadmium red - alizarin crimson - ultramarine blue
- prussian blue - mars or ivory black - titanium white - cerulean blue)
 
Brushes (Recommended: #12 or higher pointed round)
 
Dry Materials:
Pencil
Eraser (Recommended: kneaded and plastic)
 
Surfaces:
- A watercolor pad, block, or journal (Cold Press, 140lbs or more and no smaller than 5"x 8").
 
Misc:
- If the watercolor paint set does not have a palette then you will need a portable palette like the Mijello Airtight watercolor palette.
- Rags or paper towels
- Container to hold water
- Water (Access to water may be limited so bringing water to consume and for painting is recommended)
- Roll of masking or painter's tape

Instructor bio: Joyce Nojima is a second-generation Japanese-American from Santa Rosa, California. Joyce has exhibited her site-specific installations at Bay Area Children's Discovery Museum, CuriOdyssey, West Coast Craft, and Lumiére Arts Festival in Nova Scotia, Canada. Her work has been shown at Root Division, Headlands Center for the Arts, Berkeley Art Center, Southern Exposure, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles. She received her B.A. in Art Practice from UC Berkeley and her MFA at UC Davis. She was a Graduate Fellow and Affiliate Artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts. She is currently an art educator at SF City College, SF City Extension, Ruth's Table, and is a Teaching Artist in Residence at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

image credit: Joyce Nojima