| Ann Breckon
AROUND THE COLORWHEEL
Fun * Informative * A Wide
Variety of Topics * Step-by-step demonstrations
all experience levels are welcome * Reference photos
Every month features one of the 12 colors of the color wheel.
Learn the history of the
colors, their complements, strengths, and
subjects of monthly projects
will vary between landscapes, portraits, still
life, florals and
more. This is a great
learning experience and a nice way to meet new
skill levels are welcome.
There are carefully chosen and exciting topics for each
month, selected to keep you
interested and learning new things. Students
may duplicate the demonstration painting,
change it somewhat
to make it their own, or bring in their own topic-related
material and work at their own pace.
Composition, color-mixing, technique and more
are discussed with every lesson.
Classes will be taught in four-week courses with new projects
each month. Every project
adaptable to skill levels beginner to advanced.
First priority will be given to students registering for the entire
month's course but if
there are openings in a class, students are
welcome to sign up for weekly, or partial
classes. Cropped or simpler projects will be
discussed for those students.
In addition, for those wishing a more in-depth lesson over a less
extended time, several
times a year there are 2-day workshops offerred
of new and fun subjects.
Click on 'WORKSHOPS' above to see the
weekly, are 3 hours long and
are offered at these times and days:
Afternoons (2 Mondays a
Olympia: First Christian Church
St. SE, Olympia WA 98501 12-3 pm
Way: Hobby Lobby Store
35020 Enchanted Parkway S, Federal Way, WA 98003
(next to Costco)
9:30 am-12:30 pm
Daniel Smith Artist's
4150 1st Avenue S,
WA 98134 10am-1pm
Bellevue Daniel Smith Artist's
15112 NE 24th St.,
Redmond, WA 98052 10:30am-1:30pm
Artist's Materials Store
15112 NE 24th St., Redmond, WA
You may mix class times and
locations to fit your schedule or to do make-ups providing
there is space in a class. Similar lessons
taught in all locations unless
a class is
cancelled due to snow.
Register for Ann's Classes and Workshops by contacting Ann directly
by phone or e-mail or by downloading and
mailing in the on-line
Registration is not complete without including a
$20 non-refundable, non-movable deposit
or full tuition for each class.
Each 4-week course is $130. November and December are 3-week
and are $100. Individual classes are $35,
workshops are $150.
As stated above: First
priority is given to students registering for the
course but if there are openings in a class,
welcome to sign up for weekly
or partial classes.
If the full tuition has been pre-paid the class fee, minus the
$20 deposit can be refunded or
transferred to a future class until 10 days before class
begins. Your tuition pays for your reserved
seat in the class whether you can attend all
weeks or not, unless special arrangements have been made. This
includes the first
While illness and conflicts are sometimes unavoidable, you are urged to
treat this committment similarly to a college
course, where mid-term tuition
not allowed. If you or Ann can find a
replacement for you, then a refund may be
Feel free to gift or sell your seat to a
Students are responsible for bringing their own supplies. (About
$150 for the
essential set-up) Please see
"Supply List" above.
NOTHING BUT SKIES
We will paint skies, skies, and more
skies while studying the Blue colors. Simple landscape touches
will finish them nicely.
Olympia 1/9, 23
Federal Way 1/10, 17, 24, 31
Seattle 1/5, 12, 19, 26
Bellevue 1/6, 13, 20, 27
Using Ann Blockely's book and the color
Yellow as inspiration, try all kinds of new ideas for exciting
| Class Dates:
Federal Way 2/7, 14, 21, 28
Seattle 2/2, 9, 16, 23
Belleuve 2/3, 10, 17, 24
|COURSE #3 March
Lovely freesia will provide a good lesson in white flowers. Learn
to render flower stems in a clear glass vase while studying Greens.
Federal Way 3/7, 14, 21, 28
Seattle 3/2, 9, 16, 23
Bellevue 3/3, 10, 17, 24
|COURSE #4 April
Red-orange variations will be used to
create a beautiful monochromatic painting of a reflective lake.
The results are both modern and dramatic.
(Note: the Bellevue
PM April 7 class will need to be moved....new date TBA)
Federal Way 4/4, 11, 18, 25
Seattle 4/6, 13,
Bellevue 4/7, 14, 21 28
|COURSE #5 May
MISTY URBAN SCENES
Hazy city skylines, Blue-violet overtones,
shiny streets with cars and people...learn to do the scenes that seem
to be so popular right now.
Federal Way 5/2, 9, 16, 23
Seattle 5/4, 11, 18, 25
Bellevue 5/5, 12, 19, 26
|COURSE #6 June
BUTTERFLIES & BEES
Fitting for summer, we will study the color
Orange while adding butterflies, bees and dragonflies into our art.
Federal Way 6/6, 13, 20, 27
Seattle 6/1, 8, 15, 22
6/2, 9, 16, 23
|COURSE #7 July
Featuring yellow-green, we will be painting sailboats in a
perfect moody Northwest setting with beautiful detail and reflections.
(Note: The 1st Federal Way Class falls on
July 4th....we will skip or reschedule)
Federal Way 7/11, 18, 25
Seattle 7/6, 13, 20, 27
Bellevue 7/7, 14, 21, 28
|COURSE #8 August
HUMMINGBIRDS AND WISTERIA
These tiny birds will be perfect to study
Violet. We will paint on a gessoed board, adding lovely wisteria
blossoms and leaves.
Federal Way 8/1, 8, 15, 22
Seattle 8/3, 10, 17, 24
Bellevue 8/4, 11, 18, 25
|COURSE #9 September
GOLDEN BARNS & SKIES
Yellow-orange will be used in the sky, on the
barn, and in the velvety wheat fields for this beautiful Fall scene,
just a portion of which is shown here.
Federal Way 9/5, 12, 19, 26
Seattle 9/7, 14, 21, 28
Bellevue 9/8, 15, 22, 29
|COURSE #10 October
CRYSTAL WITH SATIN
Two textures to get excited about
learning to paint! Crystal and satin, combined to creat a richly
Red-colored still life. It's not as hard as you think.
| Class Dates:
Federal Way 10/3, 10, 17, 24
Seattle 10/5, 12, 19, 26
Bellevue 10/6, 13, 20, 27
|COURSE #11 November
THE ART OF RAY HENDERSHOT
Mr. Hendershot creates a wonderful night-time scene. We will
learn about his art and style from his bookTexture Techniques for Winning
Watercolors while doing similar art from my reference photos.
11/6 (one class)
Federal Way 10/31, 11/7, 14
11/2, 9, 16
Bellevue: 11/3, 10, 17
|COURSE #12 December
Subtle hints of Red-violet will be used to
paint a striking version of Cannon Beach, Oregon based on the photos of
Marvin Tipp. We will study rolling waves in depth too!
| Class Dates:
12/4 (one class)
Federal Way 11/28, 12/5, 12
Seattle 11/30, 12/7, 14
Bellevue 12/1, 8, 15
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for Registration Options
2-DAY WORKSHOPS ARE ALSO
AVAILABLE! CLICK HERE TO SEE
Ann Breckon Fine Art *
425-644-4245 * 1900 SW Campus Dr.
37-204, Federal Way, WA 98023