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I'm Teaching 3 Classes at WhimSoDoodle!

I hope that you guys will join me for three classes at WhimSoDoodle October 13 - 15!  This is one of those fabulous stores that always has the stuff you're looking for (and didn't know you were looking for).  If you're thinking about coming in from out of town, do it!  The Tampa airport is very close and there are lots of great places to stay in the area!

My class, "Interesting Faces" was so loved and adored by students that WhimSoDoodle has asked me to teach it again!

If you’ve ever been intimidated by drawing faces, don’t be! Come and play during this face workshop! We’ll create all kinds of interesting faces, quirky faces, funny faces, collage faces, and sketchy faces. Julie will break everything down into step-by-step bites that are easy to digest. is is not a traditional art class striving for realism, but a fun class that’s about making art that draws the viewer’s eye in!

I'm also teaching a -- drum roll please -- two day painting workshop!!!  Wheeeee!  It's called "Go Big or Go Home!"


In this two-day workshop we’ll be painting big!  One of my “aha” moments as an artist came when I was trying to reproduce a Rothko painting at 1/16th the size of the original. It was impossible to copy his delicate shading in such a small space.  Join me to experience how working large opens up a myriad of exciting possibilities when you paint.  We’ll work on two pieces simultaneously, exploring different approaches in each piece.  You’ll learn about acrylic paint, layering technique, patterns, creating your own personal motifs and symbols, how to know when a painting is “done,” and so much more!

Finally, I'm thrilled to be teaching "Watercolor 101" using my beloved QoR watercolors!

Watercolors are bright, playful, easy, portable, convenient, and easy to clean up.  In this three-hour class we’ll explore creating custom watercolor colors, stenciling with watercolor, stamping with watercolor, layering with watercolor, and so much more!  In class you’ll receive the technical know-how and the confidence of experience to get the most of your watercolor set!  You won’t want to miss this class!

I hope you'll join me for a class (or three)!  I'd love to see you there.