Draw with Your Heart

Show some love and draw!     One of Jankura Artspace’s models needs our help. She needs emergency surgery and will soon be without insurance as her working contract is ending. As part of the crowdfunding efforts, let’s get together and draw for Nati. Our special figure drawing session this Saturday will be a cash only event. Donate however you’d like. All proceeds will go … Continue reading Draw with Your Heart

New Monthly Studio Packages

Great for summer break (or any time of year), Jankura Artspace’s new monthly packages are sure to keep you artistically motivated. For Students we have a package with lessons built in. Spend time at the studio working and practicing on your own and then get 1:1 tutored instruction in a variety of mediums. Plus, put everything you learn during the week into action during our … Continue reading New Monthly Studio Packages

Resident Artist Showcase: Juha

  A familiar and friendly face around Jankura for the past few years, Juha Valimaki has been cranking out artwork like a machine with his own studio since last June.         Juha (pronounced “yoo-ha”) started coming to Jankura Artspace for some of our workshops and class and then discovered a passion for figure drawing.  Originally from Finland, and here with his company, … Continue reading Resident Artist Showcase: Juha

How to Mix Watercolor on the Paper

Here’s how to create a simple watercolor painting with all the color mixing done on the paper as opposed to in your pallet. For this project I used  Shinhan Art’s “Pass” watercolor/gouache hybrid. A quick painting like this uses seven different tubes of paint and should take about an hour to make. ? Step 1. I chose a simple two-object still life where both objects… Continue reading How to Mix Watercolor on the Paper

March 2017 Calendar

March at Jankura Artspace 11th: 3-5pm pastel basics 12th: 10am-1pm morning session 12th: 2-6pm printmaking class 18th: 6-8pm Baxter’s away, Bots will play. 25th: 3-5pm instructed life drawing class 25th: 6-8pm “Synthetic Companions are the Future” 26th: 2-5pm Urban Landscape Painting   Life Drawing Every Weekend Fridays 7:30-9:30pm & Saturdays 6-8pm Art Classes Lessons: Wednesdays 7-9pm     Continue reading March 2017 Calendar