WAG Artist Dawn Yoshimura to Teach Color Bridges at Nohea Gallery

[caption id="attachment_310" align="aligncenter" width="325"] Color Bridges Dawn Yoshimura[/caption] Dawn Yoshimura will be holding a Color Bridges workshop  (similar to those she runs in Sweden) at the Nohea Gallery on March 19, 2016 from 9 to 11 am. Contact the gallery,   or (808) 596-0074 , to sign up and learn to create your own vibrant, meditative Color Bridge. Includes a Color Bridges coloring book with 30 original images.

Susan Rogers Aregger to Teach Paper Dyeing and Collage at Hoomaluhia

Susan Rogers-Aregger will be holding a workshop for paper dyeing and collage. February 19 is color-dyeing day and February 22 – 24 are workshop days from 9:30 – 2:30 each day at Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, Luluku Road, Kaneohe. Please contact Susan for further information as seen on the following graphics:

WAG Workshop: William Zwick

The Figure in Plein Aire for Oil Painters WAG Members 2016 Workshop [caption id="attachment_291" align="alignleft" width="111"] William Zwick[/caption] William Zwick is well known in the arts community of Oahu; he the owner and principal instructor at Zwick Academy of Fine Art (ZAFA) in Honolulu. He is extremely accomplished in portraiture, figurative work, and landscape. He will teach The Figure in Plein Aire for Oil Painters in our first workshop of 2016. SCHEDULE William Zwick will teach The Figure in Plein Aire for Oil Painters as a workshop over 4 consecutive Mondays sessions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb 22, Feb 29 (it's Leap Day!), March 7 and March 14, 2016. Session 1 - Elements of figure drawing and painting at ZAFA Studio. Live model. Session 2 - Elements of Landscape Painting from nature. Session 3 - We will be working from a live model in a landscape setting. Session 4 - Same as Session 3. PREREQUISITES Participants should already have familiarity with the use of oil paints. Materials list will be provided after registration. The workshop is being offered to WAG members. You may renew or join, but you must be a member to participate. HOW TO RESERVE A SPOT Cost is $200.00. Participants should send a check for the full amount to: Windward Artists Guild 1293 Maleko St, Kailua, HI 96734 Deadline for registration is February 15, 2016. The workshop is limited to a maximum of 10 participants, and will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Please write your check payable to "Windward Artists Guild", and provide your name, phone number, and email address in order to receive updates and the supply list. We anticipate this workshop will fill well before the deadline, but all checks must arrive by February 15. ABOUT THE TEACHER William Zwick runs and teaches at the Zwick Academy of Fine Arts (ZAFA) 1041 Maunakea Street, Honolulu. Please see zwickacademyoffinearts.com

Update to Star Advertiser’s Artweek

The Artweek feature on the Star Advertiser just got a nice update. If you want to see what is going on throughout the art scene on all the islands, here it is. There's a lot of listings! It's a good page to bookmark for those of us who love art!  I am adding it to the art links for easy access. http://www.staradvertiser.com/features/calendars/artweek/

A Free Demonstration by Thomas Deir

KAILUA ARTIST THOMAS DEIR TO GIVE FREE WORKSHOP AT BEN FRANKLIN Thomas Deir, who specializes in everything from tile murals to realism and abstract art, will give a free 2 hour workshop at Ben Franklin in Enchanted Lakes on Saturday, March 19 from Noon till 2:00. HOW TO CREATE A PAINTING FROM SCRATCH It will consist of planning an idea to a finished colored sketch and then to a painting. There will be no special tools needed, just a note book and a pencil to take notes. Deir will be prepared do some demonstration of painting techniques as well. Feel free to ask questions along the way. Deir wants to help people express their ideas and show them how he does it. To see some of his work, go to www.ThomasDeir.com