Instructor: Deb Dresler
Wednesday, October 31
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Materials: $10 paid to instructor
If you have wanted to try digital painting, this is the class for you. The Art Set Pro app is like having a portable painting set up all on your iPad or iPhone. No mess no fuss. We will begin with a photograph that you paint over with different tools and mediums. There are 7 brush sizes. Included in the app are oil paint, oil pastel sticks, colored pencil, crayons, marker, conte crayon, paint markers, charcoal, eraser, and a variety of pencils. Included are blending tools, like sponge, fabric, thinner, sandpaper and pastel blenders. The color palette includes 55 colors in different opacities and the ability to mix colors. A stylus is nice, but not required. Amazon has an inexpensive clear disc one made by Meko. You can choose from 27 papers and canvas to paint on. No experience needed. Come and try some fun painting. This class is best on an iPad for its size. Come with the ArtSetPro loaded. Purchase in the App Store $6.99, IOS (Apple) only, Sorry No Android, Galaxy etc.
Instructor Debra Dresler, a St. Croix Valley native, has a rich career in the arts beginning as a studio portrait photographer. She then owned a nationally marketed hand-painted fabric company specializing in acrylic painting and surface design for Interior Designers. Stroke Of Art studio was founded in 1986 where Deb designed and marketed art in many mediums including jewelry making, silversmithing, mixed media sculpture, iphoneography, alcohol ink and acrylic painting, and most recently digital art making. She has also been an instructor in calligraphy, jewelry making, painting, and photography. She believes everyone is a creator and encourages wild abandon and adventures in all forms of art making.
Deb has exhibited at many juried art shows, including Twin Cities local galleries. Her work has been seen at the Smithsonian Museum gift store, International Center for Photography in New York and the International Gift Fair in New York, San Francisco, Atlanta and Philadelphia. She holds awards for her art and her artwork can be found in private collections including Francis Ford Coppola, Ansel Adams Museum and Sundance Film Festival. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org