Thursday, January 29, 2015

Face it

For Immediate Release                                                                                 Contact: Stephanie Donaldson
January 28, 2015                                                                                               Director of Art Education
                                                                                                                                Coos Art Museum
                                                                                                                                (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

Title:                                      Session I: “Human Faces” and Session II: “Better Composition by Design” with Liv Drahos
What:                                    watercolor classes
Dates:                                   Session I: Thursdays, February 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2015
                                                Session II: Thursdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015
Time:                                     10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Age Range:                         adults only
Skill Level:                           some watercolor experience to advanced
Media:                                  watercolor
Where:                                 Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Cost:                                     Session I - $90 CAM members / $115 non-members
                                                Session II - $90 CAM members / $115 non-members
                                                Sign up for both sessions for DOUBLE SESSION discounted price of
$160 CAM members / $210 non-members.
Registration Ends:            Session I: February 18, 2015 / Session II: March 25, 2015
For more info:                   call (541) 267-3901 or email

Whether you are a dedicated watercolorist or wanting to add to your watercolor basics, Liv Drahos has two five-week sessions planned for adult artists. Session I: “Human Faces” will take place on Thursdays, February 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26 and Session II: “Better Composition by Design” on April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Your paintings will blossom and your confidence will flourish with Liv Drahos’ instruction. 

Session I: Human Faces
Is human portraiture a puzzle to you?  In Session I: “Human Faces” you will learn techniques and tips that result in beautiful watercolor portraits.  Unlock the secrets to painting facial features and skin tones to capture a realistic likeness with expression.  Your painting will come alive right before your eyes with Liv’s refreshing approach to watercolor!

Session II: Better Composition by Design
Give your watercolor paintings distinction and power by learning the elements and principles required for solid composition.  Using these tools plus tips on how to successfully keep your viewer’s eye from leaving your painting will help you create a strong statement.  Increase your existing skills and create paintings with broad impact through advance planning and meticulous design.  

Session I and Session II are each $90 for CAM members or $115 for non-members.  Sign up for both sessions and receive the DOUBLE SESSION discounted price of $160 for CAM members or $210 non-members.

Skill level: Some watercolor experience to advanced. 6 participants min./12 participants max. Registration ends February 18, 2015 for Session I and March 25, 2015 for Session II.  For online registration visit or contact the Art Education Dept. at (541) 267-3901.

Thank you for sharing.

Stephanie Donaldson
Director of Art Education
p. (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420
p. (541) 267-3901
f. (541) 267-4877
Hours of Operation:
Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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