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Victoria Cristine Miessler is a painter and fashion illustrator based in Santa Cruz, CA. She creates psychedelic felines with cosmic backgrounds and bright colors that celebrate the beauty of femininity, nature and all living beings. Her main choice of mediums are acrylics and gouache paints as well as digital illustrations. Her work is for people who are in tune with their spirituality and have a deep appreciation for cats and nature’s pristine elegance. Her audience consists of those who are attracted to the expansion of consciousness and fight for human rights and the protection of our Mother Earth. Viki Miessler's…
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In this introductory watercolor workshop, professional artist Ana of Follow the Sun will guide you through a series of exercises to explore the magical medium of watercolor painting. After we've covered the basics & are familiar with the medium, we will create our own finished watercolor wildflower gardens. All supplies are included. This class is geared towards beginners, whether you are entirely new to the medium or have worked on a few paintings on your own. The class will equip you with confidence and control with watercolor paints for an effortless & joyful creative experience! COST $40, includes all materials.…
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C5; Cool & Curious Collage Class with Cristina Adult Collage Class Palace Art is hosting Santa Cruz Open Studios Artist Cristina Sayers for the April 5th First Friday. During the event, She will be providing a private 10 student Collage instructional Class. Classroom Fees are $85 and paid directly to artist. All tools and materials are included to complete an 11’’x14’’ collage painting. This collage class will provide through guided instruction, color theory, subject matter placement, artistic balance and how to developing applied creative concentration habits. Bringing your own old magazines or found recycled paper materials are encouraged. Classroom space…
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Have you always wanted to learn how to mix colors and greys to enhance your painting skills? How about sketching techniques to have memorable references of your travels? In this three-part series, get ready to unleash your artistic side and learn new techniques from the talented Susan Brown. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned artist, these workshops are perfect for anyone looking to improve their skills. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to explore the world of color mixing and sketching on watercolor paper and a 9x12" canvas to make memorable memories! Join us any or all three…
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Learn to paint and create a beautiful composition in a range of mediums. Learn about colors, how to make your own colors, the formula to creating a good composition and everything you want to know about painting while having a good time! All ages and all levels are welcome! Students 8 years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Students 18 years old or younger must provide us with an emergency contact number of their parents, legal guardian or any adult that may provide care in case of an emergency. Option to paint whatever your heart desires, or…
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Create a fluid art masterpiece in this class using two unique objects: balloons and playing cards! COST: $35 All supplies are included. We will paint on a 11"x14" canvas. You will need to bring a container (cardboard box, plastic tote, or tote lid) to transport your finished artwork home with you. Remember to wear clothes and shoes you don't mind getting paint on. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: To register for Wednesday 6/12, click here To register for Thursday 6/13, click here. I purchase and prepare materials based on ticket sales, therefore tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend after purchasing…
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The 3rd Annual Live Oak Jack Rabbit art, athletic, music, and food festival on 4/14 at Shoreline Middle School was a big success – we had over 218 student art submissions from Del Mar Elementary, Green Acres Elementary, Live Oak Elementary, Shoreline Middle School, Tierra Pacifica, and Ocean Alternative, from which event participants and our panel of Susana Arias, Beau Barcus, Sarah Bianco selected their top 13. While 90% of the event went smoothly, our awards ceremony was unfortunately rained out, so we will be presenting each LOSD scholar artist with a $20 Palace Art & Office Supply gift card,…
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Gouache paints are exciting for both watercolor and acrylic painters at any skill level. The colors are full-body and beautifully opaque with a velvety, matte finish. Try your hand at a basic composition to see how gouache grabs you! Materials provided for use: Daniel Smith Extra Fine Gouache Watercolor paper Brushes and palette knives NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  This is a walk-up demo. First come, first served. Stop by to swipe a swatch or two or stick around for 15-20 minutes to create your own little scene. About Lisa Fulmer: Local artist, Lisa Fulmer has worked for many years in the art…
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Learn two fluid art techniques in this class: one a ring pour and the other a chain pull using beads to create a stunning spring bouquet! COST: $35 All supplies are included. We will paint on a 12"x12" canvas. You will need to bring a container (cardboard box, plastic tote, or tote lid) to transport Your Masterpiece home with you. Remember to wear clothes and shoes you don't mind getting paint on. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Click here to register via Eventbrite I purchase and prepare materials based on ticket sales, therefore tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend after…
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C5; Cool & Curious Collage Class with Cristina Adult Collage Class Palace Art is hosting Santa Cruz Open Studios Artist Cristina Sayers for the April 5th First Friday. During the event, She will be providing a private 10 student Collage instructional Class. Classroom Fees are $85 and paid directly to artist. All tools and materials are included to complete an 11’’x14’’ collage painting. This collage class will provide through guided instruction, color theory, subject matter placement, artistic balance and how to developing applied creative concentration habits. Bringing your own old magazines or found recycled paper materials are encouraged. Classroom space…
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