Monday, January 14, 2008

LFAW new web page

Last Friday Art Walk revamped their web page. It has a better look and some more features.

For the year and a half that I have been in this space, the art walk has grown a lot. There are more venues and more people come. There are more businesses in general popping up in the Whitaker neighborhood. There is a new, what looks like, Italian restaurant up the street about a block. The Eastern Orthodox Church has been building a new blue pointed ball for their new bell tower. I have been keeping track of their progress since they started last Summer. Last week Nathaniel who has been heading up the project let me ring their new bronze bells from Russia.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Upcoming Classes

I have a few classes coming up in the Eugene area.

I offer private custom classes in my studio. $60/2hrs for 1-3 students. Just contact me.

Working with Watercolors: Still Life & Landscape
John Holdway
Class ID #1453

From start to finish, “Working with Watercolors” gives you the tools for painting success. Designed for all skill levels, this class allows you to explore the creative process in a fun and encouraging environment. As you experiment with painting from photographs and working from still life set-ups, you will learn to begin, develop, and finish watercolor paintings. You will also review concepts of color, composition, and the idea of using a limited palette as you improve your drawing skills and find your own artistic style. 8 Sessions.

Thursdays, January 17-March 6, 6:00pm-8:30pm
Members $80 - Non-Members $95

Oasis Center - Eugene
102 - Creative Acrylic Painting
Study the use of acrylic paint through demonstration and practice. Improve drawing, composition and color theory with emphasis on development of personal creativity through group and individual critique suitable for all levels. Please bring acrylic paint, brushes, heavy watercolor pad, paper towels, apron, pencils and sketchbook. Limit 15.
Instructor: John Holdway, B.F.A., Art Instructor
Mondays 1/21/08 - 3/3/08 10:15 - 12:15
$25 6 Sessions

Be guided through exercises that demonstrate the capabilities and innovations of acrylic paint. Explore a variety of applications including color mixing, glazing, scumbling, impasto, textual effects, grounds, transfers, collage and more.

Workshop: Saturday, February 9th, 2008.
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Tuition: $10, Material Fee: $5.
All materials included in supply fee.

Instructor: John Holdway.


with John Holdway
Watch and learn: In this two hour session students will have the opportunity see John complete a still life in oil in varying stages. He will answer questions and give important details about the steps involved in creating a still life painting.

Demo: Saturday 1/26/07
Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Bella Pearla Closes

I have had my work in Bella Pearla Gallery in Portland for a few years but Julie the owner is retiring and closing up shop. I'm on the hunt for new representation outside of Eugene.