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2023 Projects

Location: Messiah Lutheran Church Christian Life Center Bldg.
Address: 14920 Hutchison Road (1/2 block North of Ehrlich Rd.) Tampa, Fl.
 In person and Zoom Meeting
Time: Door will open at 9 am Meeting starts at 9:30 am

January 21st Project: Watercolor floral by Lynn Paul

Suppled: Watercolor paper with printed design, Concentrated Water Colors in slate blue, gold olive, Payne’s gray, and golden brown, and salt.

Bring: watercolor paints in these colors: New Gamboge or a bright yellow, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Siena, Payne’s Gray, Sap Green, Ultra Marine Blue, Prussian Blue.

Prismacolor Pencils in these colors: Canary Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Golden Rod, Black Raspberry

Brushes: Watercolor Rounds in sizes 1,3, and 5

Palette: Watercolor Plastic Palette with dips to hold paint ( preferred) or plate to lay out your watercolors

Paper towels for blotting design


February 18th  Stephanie Robinson  Ericka Joanne design

The project is a 6x6 on watercolor paper. Stephanie will have frames and beveled wood, for sale if you want to frame or mount your finished project.

Cost: $5.00 per person

Supplies furnished: the pattern on watercolor paper, Jo Sonja paints, the bubble pallets.

Supplies to bring: a 2 or 3 Jo Sonja round brush , Prismacolor pencils (Olive Green, Aquamarine Blue, Poppy Red & Black) and a pencil sharpener.  Stephanie will have some of the pencils to loan and some for sale @ 1.99 each.



March 18th Jan Zerbe

Basecoat canvas with soft black using a roller and repeat.   This will need to be done before class with 24 hours drying time.
This is a sponge painting then misting with water to create textures and drips.   Any 3-5 colors that are analogous on the color wheel.  Please bring your own paints.  I will be using blues and green.  This technique is messy and you will need MANY paper towels.  

Materials needed to bring - 12 x 12 inch canvas, sponge, paints, mister, brushes ( 1'', no. 4 Filbert, no. 1  liner).

My pallet will be,  Americana Bahama Blue, Ocean Blue, Peacock Teal, Titanium White and Soft Black, primary Cyan and primary Magenta.  



April 15th Watercolor Kathy Edwards Project Watercolor Bubbles

Supplied: 8x10 Water color paper, some things to use to make tex-ture, alcohol, some liquid water color paint.
Supplies To Bring: A 8x10 or larger water proof surface to tape the water color paper to, tape, water container, water color paints (red, yellow, green, and a blue), paper towels, plastic wrap, things to make texture like string, bubble wrap, stencils, round things of different size to make the circles, 1/2 inch flat, 1/2 inch angle or smaller, a pallet with dips to hold paint.

May 20th Paint Party for Très Chic

Let’s have FUN painting together for Très Chic at the May meeting. Bring something you want to paint for your table, the boutique or silent auction.  Bring your own paint,  brushes and any other supplies you will need. If you don’t have something to paint Bonnie will have flower pots that need to be base coated and some stencils for designs on them. Jean Archer is bringing some nice wood items plus some designs that can be painted. Kathy Swigon will have a surprise for you, and Jean Archer will hand out a raffle ticket for everyone who comes to paint.


June 17th Kathy Swigon Project

Line Drawings for May project.  The round one with the writing is Chris Thornton-Deason's original design. The 2nd longer, more rectangular line drawing is the one I adapted to fit the memory box lid.

PALETTE:  DecoArt Americana

Brilliant Purple, Raw Sienna, Carbon Black, Black Plum, White, Deep Burgundy, Lt. Buttermilk, Tomato Red, Antique Gold, Sunny Day, Cotton Candy, Fuchsia or Bubblegum Pink, Hauser Green--Light, Medium and Dark, Feel free to substitute colors


 #3 round, #6 filbert #1 script or Dresden liner, #8, 10, flat shader, 3/4 or 1" wash/glaze brush.  Usual acrylic painting supplies    Q-tips

PREP:  Paint surface with 2 coats of Carbon Black.  Apply the pattern of your choice with white graphite paper.  It will be helpful to have a piece of black construction paper, cardboard or poster board base coated with 2 coats of Carbon Black to use for practicing strokes.

If you have questions, please email or text me.   or 210-274-1395


July 15th Project Brandy Stark  class on wire sculpting/wrap

August 19th Project Alcohol Inks Viki Fornito

September 16th Project Bonnie Phillips TBA

October 21st Très Chic 

November 18th Project TBA 

December 2rd Christmas Party

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