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Student artwork presently exhibited at the Live Oak Senior Center

Samples of a figure in an interior and  the process of painting a portrait in a landscape.












Dear Painters,


Drawing or painting a portrait from life or from a photograph is always a mixture of challenge,

excitement and fascination. Our hope is that we will succeed to go beyond just likeness and express

the emotion behind it.

In these six classes we will focus on portraits as well as figures and their placement in a landscape, interior, etc.

We will work on harmonizing the light and colors of the environment with the portrait or figure(s).

A lot of time will be spent on color mixing.


For those of us who would like to paint landscapes without portraits or figures the focus can be switched to

just that and the landscape can be enhanced as the primary interest. 


The main medium will be watercolor but we will also be experimenting with ink pens, color pencils and

other water soluble mediums to accomplish expressive and loose art and acquire new ideas and inspirations.

New students are welcome as the course is designed for all levels.

 There will be inspirational Hand Outs but students are encouraged to bring in photographs of loved ones as well.



Wed. Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 (no class 2/26 and 3/4) and Mar. 11, times: 2:00 - 5:00 pm.


Classes will be held at the Live Oak Senior Center,

1777 Capitola Road in Live Oak, corner of 17th Ave. and Capitola Rd. Left building.


How much? 

The cost of the classes will be $165.00 which includes weekly hand-outs. 

Drop-in fee is $30 per class.

Please, with Drop-Ins let me know by Monday morning so I can print your Hand Outs.

If you will be able to attend only part of the six weeks you can pro-rate the total amount @ $28 per class.

To see more of my work click on 

Make the check out to: Anouk Johanna, 1410 Pinecrest Dr., Boulder Creek, CA 95006

If there are any further questions don't hesitate to call me at 338-7716 or 325-8513

See you in class


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