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Fine Art Department

Linda Cloonan

Linda Cloonan

Linda Cloonan

Instructor: Linda Cloonan
April 20–22, 2018 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels (some experience helpful)

Linda Cloonan will also be teaching:
Three Color Pours in Watercolor, April 27–29

LIMITED AVAILABILITY! To register for this class, please call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


In this three-day workshop we will explore the use of gel mediums as a source of creating texture and interest in our watercolor paintings. Using 300lb watercolor paper and crescent board as our base surface, we will incorporate textures and the techniques of pouring, spraying, layering (and possibly dancing)... to create work that dazzles.


LINDA CLOONAN is a native California artist and writer with a 35-year background in apparel design, patternmaking and product development. She is a longstanding member and recent award winner of both the California Watercolor Association and the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Her work is held as part of the permanent collection of Levi Strauss & Co. as well as the Hotel Bristol in Sorrento, Italy. Her photographs have been published in Italia Magazine, The front page of the Mendocino Beacon and were prominently featured in the Walnut Creek 100 year Centennial Brochure. Her first book of paintings and photos, “My Summer Of La Dolce Vita,” was published in 2012 and depicts her journey through Italy.

Her paintings are currently represented by Valley Gallery, Walnut Creek; Northcoast Artists Gallery, Fort Bragg; and the Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino. Her current visual work explores the storyline of meditative and reflective places depicted with mood provoking use of light and shadow.

Visit Linda Cloonan's website

Current MAC Members: $310
Non-members: $345 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Instructor materials fee: $20

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