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Patricia Martin Osborne

Patricia Martin Osborne

Patricia Martin Osborne

Patricia Martin Osborne

Patricia Martin Osborne

Patricia Martin Osborne

Instructor: Patricia Martin Osborne
May 24–25, 2014 (Saturday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels are welcome, some experience


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Tuition & Fees
Current MAC Members: $207
Non-members: $230 plus a $25 non-member registration fee

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Instructor materials fee: $15


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Class Description
Are you looking for inspiration that will take you to the next level? Patricia Osborne is back with her techniques for bringing expression and excitement to simple landscapes, flower subjects, and many more subjects. Patricia shows you how to loosen up and achieve a wonderful balance between spontaneity and structure. Lessons for loose, juicy watercolors. She will teach you skills for contour drawing, color mixing, spattering, directional brush strokes and large washes to create a wide variety of interesting colorful shadows, shape making, loose brushwork – everything you need to create light-filled freshness in your paintings, using both positive and negative painting. 

All levels are welcome, some experience.


About the Instructor
PATRICIA MARTIN OSBORNE is a national award-winning artist who has received wide acclaim for her watercolor and mixed media work in both abstract and impressionistic form. Her work can be seen in many art books, including Artistic Touch 4, featuring 120 of the best artists in the US. Patricia is an active member of the American Watercolor Society, San Diego Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, California Watercolor Society and many more. She has been teaching at the Mendocino Art Center for over 18 years. Patricia studied at CCAC, Oakland and San Jose State University as well as with many prominent artists.

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