Halloween midterm

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Autumn Love Paint e-term is now open for enrollment!

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Paintings Summer 2020

Below are some of the paintings demonstrated in the e-classes this summer. This is the second term of online classes and I love it!

Lagan Towpath in mixed media. The texture is achieved with tissue paper, strings, acrylic paint and soft pastels.
Quick and fun musician painted wet on wet over a textured ground with acrylics, PVA and polyfilla.

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Wall painting project Summer 2020

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Summer Classes

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BBC Wonder Gallery

Today is the last day to submit your painting to the Wander Gallery, look below for info!

The Wonder Gallery is BBC Northern Ireland’s new digital art exhibition, a space to inspire creativity in young people aged between 4 and 18.

Every week, we’re inviting you to submit an electronic copy of a new piece of art you have created at home – it can be on paper with crayon, on canvas with paint, or digitally on a tablet or computer.

To keep you on your toes, an original theme will be set each weekend by an artist on BBC Radio Ulster’s The Culture Cafe.

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Her Other Language – Ruth Carr and Natasha Cuddington Editors

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Zoom Painting Classes

Here are some of the paintings demonstrated during the first week of classes.

I am glad that I give it a go to online teaching. Although we have to face some technical challenges and it was quite scary at the start this has been rewarding. I am very grateful to anyone that joined the classes and supported me in any way allowing me to do what I like most!

During these week I have done lots of demonstrations and started some online groups were everyone attending the classes could join and get feedback. I have to say that I am very impress in how students adapted to this new learning method and picked up new skills while painting from home!


Still life demonstrations…


For the bird and the owls we have been using a textural ground base of PVA and polyfilla. The octopus and the koy fishes were painted in watercolour with the addition of masking fluid, salt and cling film.


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New Classes

After popular demand I decided to add a Saturday afternoon beginner class.

Let me know if you want to sign up for this one! You can check my “Teaching” website page for more info.

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Love Painting Beginners

Date: Saturday 09 May 2020 until Saturday 27 June 2020 (8 weeks)

Time: 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Price: Donations welcome

 

The start of 2020 has been particularly busy and I haven’t got the chance to post the paintings demonstrated in the classes. Apologies, I am just starting to catch up on work!

For the images below we used Watercolour, Acrylic and Brusho.  I personally enjoy to paint animals, so we did few to start the year! The cat and the turtle were particularly popular and everyone did really well.

I am looking forward to start now the new online classes, I was working today with the  equipment set up. This is going to be a new adventure!

 

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New Online Classes

Spring Term 2020

Hunt for paint and brushes in your house and get ready to paint together this May!

 

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The social and connecting aspect of a Creative Learning activity is powerful, and particularly at a time of increased social isolation, is important to find ways to continue to provide connectivity, learning and fun, in a non-contact way.

In this contest I decided to run two online classes that will take place in Zoom.

These are:

Love Painting

Date: Saturday 09 May 2020 until Saturday 27 June 2020 (8 weeks)

Time: 10am – 12pm

Price: Donations welcome

 

Watercolour Painting

Date: Thursday 07 May 2020 until Thursday 25 June 2020 (8 weeks)

Time: 10am-12pm

Price: Donations welcome

 

To participate please contact me through the contact page on my website at www.danielabalmaverde.com .

Place are limited, book early to avoid disappointment!

These classes are free of charge but if you are able to make a contribution to support my work and materials I would greatly appreciate it. You can make a PayPal donation (I would suggest a £7 per class or £50 per 8 weeks) at paypal.me/DBclasses, but please participate even if you cannot make any monetary contribution.

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