Watercolor Night - June 4, 2017 The first paint night was a blast! A big thank you to Carissa Armstrong for teaching the watercolor class and Olivia Nalder for helping out! Check out the calendar below for more art nights.
Diffuser Bracelet and Intro. to Essential Oils Class Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 3:00-5:00pm Come out for a little education and a lot of fun! This class is open to experienced and inexperienced jewelry makers and/or oil users. Participants will walk away with a completed stretchy diffuser bracelet and a sample oil of their choice for use immediately. $30 per person. All supplies provided for one bracelet. All stones are natural, un-dyed semi-precious stones. There should also be time to get a jump start on some special gifts. Extra bracelets can be made for $20 each! Lots of colors and styles available to make for men and women. Pre-registration only.
June Paint Night at The Fox Den Sunday, June 17th, 2018 4:00-6:00pm $45 per person Includes all supplies. Snacks and drinks will be served. Pre-registration only.
Featured Artist, July 2018, Frank Serrano Meet and Greet Reception Saturday, July 7th, 2018 5:30-7:00pm Frank will be at The Fox Den for a meet and greet reception. Come and enjoy his paintings of western landscapes and get to know this master painter! Snacks and drinks will be served.
Plein Air Class with Frank Serrano Saturday, July 28th, 2018 8:00am-4:00pm Join contemporary landscape artist, Frank Serrano, for an instructional day of landscape oil painting on location in the beautiful Bridgeport area! Supplies not included. See supply list below. Pre-registration only.
Biography Frank M Serrano Western Landscape Artist, Frank M. Serrano was born in Los Angeles during the late 1960's. He developed an early interest in art and nature, drawing and studying the masters of traditional oil painting, to become himself, one of today's leading oil painters. Early on, his natural talent eventually gained him a lucrative career as a freelance commercial artist. After his success in the commercial sector, Serrano decided to pursue his passion for traditional oil painting in the early 1990's with full steam developing a strong following of collectors and garnering numerous magazine articles and awards.
Serrano, an avid outdoorsman, is recognized for his keen sense of atmospheric observation and ability to spontaneously interpret his personal connection with nature onto canvas. In 2002 he completed writing and illustrating his first book, Plein Air Painting in Oil, published by the Walter Foster Company and has also published 2 DVDs on Mastering oil painting, by American Artist Magazine. He has served as plein air painting consultant for Walt Disney Studios and has taught at the Disney Academy and Dreamworks Studios in Burbank California.
Serrano travels widely throughout North America painting scenes from the desert southwest to the beautiful far reaches of the Alaskan wilderness. A hallmark of Serrano’s work is his unique talent for capturing the hazy atmospheric mood characteristic of the West.
“Painting on location enriches my life... and the paintings do not exist as mere pictures, but as a journal through which I can express all my senses.” Although the majority of Serrano’s painting is done on location "a la prima," he also works in his studio creating larger paintings from his outdoor field sketches. He believes the only way to learn to paint is from life itself.