Life Drawing Sessions with Jamie Bollenbach Every Thursday Evening at the DANIEL SMITH Seattle Store

Life Drawing at the Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store - Photo taken in mid-session during the model break

Recently, the Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store brought back Life Drawing Sessions.  The new weekly drop-in Workshop is with instructor Jamie Bollenbach every Thursday from 5pm to 7pm.    Jamie, who teachs Life Drawing at Highline Community College, is structuring the workshop to have a “challenging and encouraging” atmosphere and to be a “good class for absolute beginners, as well as experienced Artists.”  Jamie told me that the sessions will be flexible with instruction available for anyone who would like it, offering … Continue reading

How to WATERCOLOR Paint Using a Palette Knife with Greg Prince. Demonstration at the Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store

Greg Prince demo:  "Watercolor - a Palette Knife Approach" a FREE DANIEL SMITH demo at the Seattle Store

Yesterday’s FREE demo at the DANIEL SMITH Seattle Store was with Greg Prince demonstrating how he does his unusual Watercolor Painting technique, “WATERCOLOR: A Palette Knife Approach“.  Surprised to hear someone using a palette knife to paint in Watercolor?  Well I was too, so I had to make sure I came to this FREE demo to see for myself, and find out how to Watercolor Paint using a Palette Knife!   One of the first questions that someone from the audience … Continue reading

DANIEL SMITH Juried Alumni Show Reception and Awards Presentation at the Bellevue Store

Rita Mair Nicoll, Ross Nicoll, Holly White-Gehrt (Store Manager) and June Olson (Asst. Store Mgr) chatting near the refreshment table at the DANIEL SMITH Juried Alumni Show Reception

Last night was the Reception and Awards Presentation at the Bellevue DANIEL SMITH Store for the Juried Alumni Show. The Alumni Show was by invitation for students who took classes from DANIEL SMITH Watercolor Workshop Instructors: Kathy Collins, Joan Archer, Kay Barnes, Elizabeth Kay, and Anne Olwin.  The Art Show opened May 1st and runs through June 30th so you have plenty of time to come by the Bellevue DANIEL SMITH Store and check it out! Last night was the Reception for … Continue reading

Artist Reception for the Kirkland Artist Studio Tour Artists at the DANIEL SMITH Art Gallery

Kirkland Artist Studio Tour Art Show at the DANIEL SMITH Gallery

Last night was our Artist Reception for the Kirkland Artist Studio Tour Artists at the DANIEL SMITH Gallery.  I chatted with a couple of the Artists, Wendy Leteste and Linda Lee Foster, and briefly met Sawatou Mouratidou and Elaine Moore.  Towards the end, I talked a bit with Tara Shadduck from the Kirkland Arts Center, and Myra Kaha who is the Education Director at the Center which is the organization behind the Kirkland Artist Studio Tour. It was great to … Continue reading

Camano Island Studio Tour 2009 and DANIEL SMITH: Artists’ Materials

Camano Island Studio Tour 2009 Poster by Ann Cory

This coming weekend is the 11th annual Camano Island Studio Tour , and DANIEL SMITH Artists’ Materials is happy to help sponser the Camano Arts Association annual Studio Tour again this year.  It’s a 3 day event on May 8th, 9th, and the 10th which is Mother’s Day.  This is a really nice way to spend the Day with Mom, or your friends, seeing wonderful Art, and perhaps commemorating the Special Day by supporting an Artists’ work by purchasing some … Continue reading

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