Watercolor Christmas Card Workshop
- 2 Hour Class on Tuesday, Dec 10th
- Art Instructors: Lisa Murphy & Jessica Lowe
CLASS DESCRIPTION:Class Description: This is a one-day workshop for all ages where participants will be walked through a step by step paint along process. We will create a hand-made Christmas card featuring a classic red ornament nestled in the pine branches of a Christmas tree. Join us to learn some new watercolor painting techniques and create a lovely holiday greeting card for a family member or friend.
NOTE: Students must provide their own materials (see list below). Materials may be purchased at most art supply stores such as Michael's Craft Store, or via Amazon.com at this link: http://bransonarts.org/watercolorsupplies .
- Watercolor Paper: 11x14 140 lb (BRAC provides: available to all students)
- Watercolor Paints (Any type should do)
- Watercolor Paint Brushes - Assorted
- Watercolor Painting Palettes
- Cheap this bristles brushes (for masking fluid)
- Masking Fluid
- Pencils and Erasers for Sketching
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS:
Jessica Lowe is a Missouri based artist. She works with a variety of media and creates artworks that focus on nature and portraiture. Jessica was born in Wichita, KS and moved to Missouri at the age of 10. At age 13 she began her formal training as an artist, working under local veteran artist Sam Hull for 2.5 years. Graduating from Branson High School, she went on to continue her education at Missouri State University, gaining her BSED in Fine Art in 2015. She taught High School Art for 4 years at Forsyth High School before deciding to pursue life as an artist-full-time. She is currently working as a free lance commissioned artist creating pieces for patrons, as well as developing her own work.
Lisa Murphy is a Board Member Emeritus and Past President of the Branson Regional Arts Council. She has dedicated her life to promoting Art Education in Southwest Missouri. After graduating from MSU with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Art and Library Science she started working towards a Masters Degree at Drury University, where she studied Secondary Art and Gifted Education. Her professional career includes teaching Art at the Springfield Art Museum for five years and teaching in the public schools for over thirty years. The majority of her career was devoted to teaching Art in a small rural school that was named one of the top five high schools in Missouri and awarded the National Blue Ribbon. Her professional awards include: National Recognition in Who’s Who Teacher of the Year, seven times and the Outstanding Teacher Award by the Missouri Fine Arts Academy twice in her career. Currently she teaches Art at The Summit Preparatory School in Springfield.