I AM GIFTED WITH THE ABILITY TO CREATE I WISH TO HELP YOU IN YOUR JOURNEY OF CREATING BEAUTIFUL ARTWORK OF YOUR OWN!
I OFFER CLASSES AT OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE HERE IN RENO, NV AND ALSO... PRIVATE WORKSHOPS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE OF TIME AND PLACE OF YOUR CHOICE
If you are interested in having me offer a Class, Workshop or Speak in your area I would love to discuss the possibilities. E: Art@varyCarol
In signing up for classes & workshops. Please contact the separate institutions individually. You will find all contact information and links provided. Scroll down and see a more in depth description of the classes you are interested in, plus the websites developed for even more information on how I approach teaching and nurturing the creative spirit.
All Class subjects listed are available in Small Private/Group workshops PLEASE INQUIRE! (1 flat fee for 1-5 Students $195 - includes some supplies depending on the class chosen) 775-721-5338 Art@varyCarol.com
Create your own beautiful lettering ranging from the traditional to the whimsical. Practice writing with a calligraphy pen, pencils and a paintbrush. Explore the exciting ways you can use your newfound talent for invitations, specialty items and more. Your award-winning instructor will show you how rewarding it is to learn this graceful artistry. Supplies required.
More in depth Descriptions of Class Offerings can be found @
In class we work together on the development of your own personal and distinctive style of creating beautiful, free-flowing letters. Learn the background knowledge of what constitutes and creates the letters and words we so love that inspire us to be more then we can ever imagine!
In class we will also explore the exciting ways we can use our newfound talent of lettering for scrapbooking, wedding and party invitations, specialty items and much more. I focus on YOU, and your visions of what you wish to create with letters and words.
Carol has been teaching Calligraphy for over 30 years and commissioned to hand letter the names of the Representatives of the Nevada State Legislature under the photographs of the 73rd session of Congress. She is also a recognized Arts Educator on the Nevada State Roster of Artists + Communities.
"I love and encourage the learning of all lettering styles, from the traditional to the whimsical!" states Carol.
Coloring Between the Lines with Colored Pencils
PRIVATE & GROUP workshops ARE AVAILABLE In class we learning how to look and work with color in a new way titled: Coloring Between the Lines with Colored Pencils. PLEASE INQUIRE about Private Lessons Art@varyCarol.com / 775-721-5338 I enjoy working with 1-5 students and charge a flat fee for the entire group. In a 3 hour session and at the place of your choice. I come to you!
Shown above are two illustrated Coloring books which are available for purchase $5.99 & $6.99 each + shipping
Check out the 4 Gorgeous Fall Coloring Pages for Adults (FaveCrafts) The link is on the image above! Share with friends and family, a great surprise gift for the holidays!
PRIVATE & GROUP workshops ARE AVAILABLE I enjoy working with 1-5 students and charge a flat fee for the entire group. In a 3 hour session. Learn what a "Smudge" can do!
The OIL PASTEL SMUDGE technique that I will be sharing with you is an easy, straightforward, simple-to-learn artistic style working with oil pastels, and smudging the color onto the final piece with a template we make ourselves. This is able to give us the distinct hard lines you see in the samples above and on the OilPastelSmudge.com website. In class you will learn to create beautiful landscapes, floral art, abstract works and more in minutes, whether you are a beginner or have some experience as an artist or working in pastels. It is great fun to "SMUDGE" and OH the art you will create!
Learn to view the world and art differently as you finish five to eight images ready for framing, cards and gift giving in a small private / group environment with 1-5 individuals.
Visit the website specific to working in this innovative award winning technique: OilPastelSmudge.com The site will give you an idea of what you might expect to learn in creating beautiful works of art in oil pastels using a hand-made template and from patterns supplied in class. Show US Your "SMUDGE!" Contact US today for scheduling a workshop tomorrow!
DRAWING: Circles, Patterns & Lines
Drawing and creating art in patterns and in black and white is all the rage these days. "Zentangle" is a similar style’s name, yet I approach patterning in a different way.
In class I will be sharing with you my rendition of this beautiful artistry in drawing and patterning that can be both relaxing, enjoyable, and artistically enhancing to all forms of mixed media art. Take the stress and worries out of your day, by sitting quietly, drawing & creating beautiful art at the same time. Schedule a Private or Group class today! 1 flat fee for 1-5 individuals Please Inquire!
"ART Technique Tuesdays"
Every Tuesday afternoon for a 3 week period I will be sharing a new technique in creating art! My favorites! Drawing: Circles, Patterns & Lines. Coloring with Colored Pencils, and OIL PASTEL SMUDGE.
All the mediums and techniques shared in this introductory class are offered in length and available to those who wish to know more about the particular medium and artistic style that resonates with you personally.
Learn something fun and new! Sign up for a PRIVATE Class today! 1-5 Individuals for a flat rate Please Inquire.
ART Technique Tuesdays! Course Outline 1st Tuesday: Drawing: Circles, Patterns & Lines In this introductory 2 hour session we will learn how powerful a line can be! We will be drawing circles, and creating patterns with our circles and understanding the power of drawing a simple line or two, maybe three or more to create patterns and movement in our line drawings. NOTE: The Instructor is not a Certified Zentange teacher. She is a multi award winning Artist/Designer Illustrator of several Adult Coloring Books published by Dover Publishing and on-line Publisher FaveCrafts.com / Prime Publishing.
2nd Tuesday: Coloring Between the Lines with Colored Pencils Working with colored pencils and a preprinted image the concept and experience of coloring and using color to enhance a black and white illustration will be explored in the coloring book style of coloring. The technique you will be introduced to can easily be applied to other mediums as well.
3rd Tuesday: OIL PASTEL SMUDGE In our 3rd session of ART TECHNIQUE TUESDAY we will be producing a landscape piece of art. Learning how to see and create our own template we will learn a new way to represent the beautiful scenery that exists around us.
Learn a new art technique...Inquire about a PRIVATE Class TODAY!
This course is offered in both a 1 day workshop and also a 3 week, 1 day per week course. Learn what it will take to get your creativity from producing beautiful artwork (paintings, jewelry, crafts, etc...) to a business mindset, where you can make money doing what you love.
View the MakeArtYourBusiness.com website developed to find many of the art and creative experiences available in the world that are out there and waiting for you to pursue. You may become surprised at the many opportunities that come your way when you start having an ART & business mindset.
Get real answers and suggestions as to how to start an arts business and create the life you have dreamed about. Looking forward to meeting you and getting you on the right path for success! Contact me today!
Highlighted Achievements and Awards I am proud of and wish to share
Transforming Youth Recovery 2014 & 2015 "Doors to Recovery" Reno, NV Fundraiser and Auction
The Auction was held at the Nevada Museum of Art. The founder of the organization, Stacie Mathewson, bid on the door and now has it hanging in the Reno offices of Transforming Youth in Recovery. What an honor to me and my vision of recovery!
City of Reno ART Blast! Highlights of the Year September 2013