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

private lessons

Jankura Artspace now offers 1:1 art lessons to those who can’t make it to our other classes. If you’re interested in studying one on one, we’ll try to find a time to fit your needs. Courses Available: drawing, watercolor & acrylic painting, printmaking* and bookmaking Weekday afternoons and evenings are available as well as Monday mornings. Lessons are 2 hours long and supplies are all … Continue reading private lessons

Feb 2017

Here’s what we have lined up in February Fridays 7:30-9:30pm Long Pose life drawing (every weekend) Saturdays 6-8pm Short Pose life drawing (every weekend) Sat Feb 11th: Pop Art & Wine for Valentines Sat Feb 11th: Cupid Sketch Night Sun Feb 12th: Printmaking Class Sun Feb 12th: Sunday Night Portrait Session Sat Feb 18th: instructed figure drawing Sat Feb 18th: Tied & Drawn (shibari session) Sun Feb 19th: Sunday Morning … Continue reading Feb 2017

January 2016 Events

Here’s what we have lined up for January so far. Hope to see you at the studio in 2017!!   Pastel Day (2 classes): Jan 14th 12-2pm pastel basics  /  3-5pm figure drawing Morning Figure Drawing Session: Jan 15th 10am-1pm Watercolor Tricks: Jan 21st 3-5pm Silks Screen (paper-cutting technique): Jan 22 12-5pm Sunday Night Portrait Session: Jan 22 6-9pm STUDIO CLOSED DURING LUNAR NEW YEAR (JAN … Continue reading January 2016 Events