Multi-Media Abstract Landscape


Shauna Gallagher

Price for class: $150

Thursday evening 6pm

Skill level 1

Class Description: Every artist wants to pick up their tools and create a painting that captivates the viewer and is exciting to perceive.  Creating a successful abstract isn’t as simple as it seems, and requires technique to create depth and meaning.  In this class, you will complete a 16’ x 20” painting and explore the following techniques in the process:
Using your imagination
Foreground vs. Background
Layering for depth and interest
Color, value,  and texture
Get your hands into textures and paints, and enlighten your mind and your inner self in the process

Bio: Shauna is both a fine and decorative artist with 25 years of experience in the interior design industry. With a degree in Interior Design, and an education in Fine Art, she found the world of decorative finishing to be the perfect marriage of her love for art and interiors. Shauna is nationally recognized in the art of faux finishing, and has instructed over 1000 students throughout her career. Her work has graced many of the finest homes and businesses throughout Northern California. Some of her accomplishments include founding a decorative art school, guest appearances on DIY Channel’s House Crashers, and co-authoring Sunset’s book titled Faux and Decorative Finishing. Her greatest joy in work is the satisfaction of transforming clients’ spaces into personal retreats, and teaching other artists to develop their own viable creative career.

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