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Date: Fridays, May 8-June 12, 2020 (6 weekly sessions)
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM PST
Supply List: Chinoiserie Supply List
Our live online classes are taught via Zoom. Students have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum where you can share work, comment and ask questions. Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll receive instructions about how to access the class.
To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an IPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
In this interactive online workshop students will learn the art of Chinoiserie. This decorative art form dates back to 17th-century European imitation Chinese painting. It was often used to embellish objects, rooms and building facades. Explore techniques to create captivating imagery through drawing and painting, samples, making personal stencils, color selections and harmony.
Janelle Kroner is a long time fine artist with a career in the bespoke decorative arts with a focus on creating site specific works for clients that includes murals and custom finishes. She has taught introduction to drawing and painting classes and manages and assists in Plein Air teaching workshops both in the states and Europe. She has worked the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in a number of roles, and until recently served as the Managing Director of the Highland Art Center in Northern California. She received her BFA in Drawing and Painting from the Academy of Art University in 2005 with a focus on arts administration and the academic style of painting. She currently resides in Union Washington, paints daily in the studio and plein air and serves on the board as Vice President of Plein Air Washington Artists.