Every autumn and spring, Tom  hosts art classes through Rock
Valley College,
in Rockford, Ill. To enroll, please contact the college
at (815) 921-6799, or visit
www.rockvalleycollege.edu.

If you would like to receive updates on future classes and workshops,
please email
tom@tomlindenart.com
Watercolor for Landscapes I
Course # ART 815 BLL
Monday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Class begins Feb. 13, 2017

Ten weeks starting the week of F
ebruary 13
The Bell Building – corner of Bell School Road and Spring Brook Road

This class is designed for the student who has little or no experience with watercolor or wishes to learn
my techniques. Students will learn how to handle watercolor and practice basic texture techniques.  For
the first class, please bring a full 22" x 30" sheet of watercolor paper, a pencil and a yardstick.  You will
also need the following
supplies.
Watercolor for Landscapes III
Course # ART 815 BLL3
Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Class begins Feb 16, 2017

Ten weeks starting the week of F
ebruary 16
The Bell Building – corner of Bell School Road and Spring Brook Road

This class is designed for those who have completed my Learning Watercolor for Landscapes I and II
classes.  Students will learn how to break down complex scenes into manageable sections as they
create landscape artwork. We will start by working together to complete a  landscape painting.  As the
class proceeds, students can work on the class projects or on their own designs.  For the first class,
bring three plain sheets of paper, a pen and several landscape reference photos.  You will also need the
following
supplies.
If you are enrolling in one of my classroom courses, you will need the following
supplies.
Watercolor for Landscapes II
Course # ART 815 BLL2
Tuesday  evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Class begins Feb. 14, 2017

Ten weeks starting the week of F
ebruary 14
The Bell Building – corner of Bell School Road and Spring Brook Road

This course is for those who have completed my Watercolor for Landscapes I class. The course will be
devoted to methods of painting individual components of the landscape.  You will use techniques
revealed in Watercolor I and learn methods for handling subjects such as trees, grasses, flowers, rocks,
skies, water and buildings. We will explore some creative applications of color and learn tricks to correct
failed paintings. For the first class, bring your painting supplies and a few small sheets (7" x 11") of
watercolor paper. You will also need the following
supplies.
Tom teaches adult art classes at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Ill. and is available for group
workshops. For more information on classes or to book Tom for a workshop, contact
tom@tomlindenart.com
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Still Life in Watercolor
Course # ART 815 BLL4
W
ednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Class begins Feb 15, 2017

Ten weeks starting the week of F
ebruary 15
The Bell Building – corner of Bell School Road and Spring Brook Road

This course is best suited for those who have completed my Watercolor for Landscapes – Level 2 class.
Exercises will be led which will help students learn how to create elements of the still life genre. Students
will learn design considerations for still life paintings and how to break down the scene to create their set
ups in watercolor. As the class proceeds, students can work on class projects or on their own designs. For
the first class, please bring a few plain sheets of paper, a pen and several reference photos. You will also
need the following
supplies. I also suggest that you acquire the Gorilla brand combination Composition
Finder Value Guide (available through Jerry's Item #70597)
Painting in Oil

Course # ART 815 ADD
Saturdays 9:00am - 12:00pm noon
Six sessions Feb 11 - Mar 25, 2017


The Bell Building – corner of Bell School Road and Spring Brook Road

Enrollment through Rock Valley College (www.RockValleyCollege.edu - 1-815-921-3900)

Whether you paint in Oils or Acrylics, come and join us to learn about painting in the opaque mediums.
Whether you are just learning to work with these mediums or are looking for assistance and ideas to
move your works to the next level, come paint with us. We will work with landscapes as well as still life
set ups in this class. Take works from concept to block in through to a completed painting. Work on your
own designs or work with the class challenge of the week. You provide your supplies, portable easel and
a “can do” attitude; I will guide you through the painting process. Contact me if you have questions or
require guidance on materials and easel. Tom Linden (tom@tomlindenart.com).