St. Mary's County Arts Council

ART WORK SHOP Ann Preston

WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES: POURED AND TEXTURED PAINTING

• Instructor: ANN PRESTON
• Class Fee: $40 each (cost includes materials)
• Age requirements: 
14 AND UP
• Skill Requirements: BEGINNER TO BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE

Class Description:
FOR THE FIRST PROJECT WE WILL DRAW SEVERAL DAISIES ON WATERCOLOR PAPER.  PAINT WILL THEN BE POURED AROUND AND AWAY FROM THE DRAWINGS TO CREATE THE BASIC DAISY SHAPES.  AFTER THE BACKGROUND HAS DRIED WE WILL ADD DETAILS TO THE INSIDE OF THE DAISY.

THE SECOND PROJECT WE WILL DRAW ROCK SHAPES (AS MIGHT BE FOUND ON  A BEACH) ON PAPER.  USING A VARIETY OF COLORS AND TEXTURES (SALT, ROCKS

BOTH PROJECTS WILL BE FAIRLY LOOSE WITH VARIATIONS BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANTS.

Register for this class:
Make your check payable to:
St. Mary's County Arts Council
and send to 
St. Mary's County Arts Council
PO Box 1310
Leonardtown, MD  20650
(Please specify what class you are signing up for and include your email address)

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ANN PRESTON Biography
TRAINING:
California State University at Chico, California:
art major, ceramic emphasis
Taiwan:  Chinese watercolor 
Glenn Echo, Maryland: Weaving
Monterey Co, California: watercolor

EXHIBITS:
California State University Art Gallery
Taiwan Student Art Center
Adult Art Center, Monterey Co, California
Sotterley Winefest, Hollywood,
Maryland 2012-2014
Asbury, Solomons, Maryland 2012 
Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, Maryland 2012
Furniture Gallery, Prince Frederick, Maryland 2013
Flag Pond Park, Pr. Frederick, Maryland
(Nature’s ARTcade)
Annmarie Sculpture, Dowell, Maryland 2014
(Beach Combers, Feast Your Eyes)
Member of North End Gallery, Leonardtown, Maryland 2014-


TEACHING EXPERIENCE (25 years):
Art: Wheatland High School, California
American History and math:  Killeen High School, Texas
Kindergarten and art for grades 4-8, Beijing American School, China
Math:  Taiwan American Middle School, Malaysia
Grade 4:  Our Lady of Good Counsel, Virginia
Math:  Notre Dame Middle School, Italy
Grade 1:  Marymount International School, Italy
Social Studies and Language arts:  Greenfield Middle  School, California
Grade 5:  Greenfield Elementary School, California

OTHER ART RELATED EXPERIENCES:
Needlepoint Designer and Canvas Painter
Featured artist in Salinas Californian newspaper
Developed first art curriculum for Beijing
American School, Beijing, China
Developed Sixth Grade Curriculum:
Art Within the Core Classes
Artists in Action, Annmarie Sculpture Garden
Volunteer Coordinator Annmarie Art Center and Sculpture Garden