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"Blue River"
Saturday March 3, 2018  10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Back to Basics With "Mountain Lake"
Saturday March 17, 2018  10:00 am - 3:00 pm

"Sun Shower"
Saturday April 7, 2018  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
NOTE:  We have FRAMES available for this Painting at a reduced price!


"Double Mountain Oval"
Saturday April 21, 2018  10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Artist Corner

Well, I've been away for a few weeks and getting anxious to teach again.  I'm really excited about teaching the upcoming classes as there is something for everyone. 

  • "Blue River" has a lot of color in it. 
  • The back to basics "Mountain Lake" has all of the standard elements in most of the classic Bob Ross landscapes, and we will be really working on our fundamentals.
  • "Sun Shower" is a 12x24 size painting which is not a standard size that you see most paintings done in.   I also have several 12x24 frames that will be for sale at a reduced price.
  • "Double Mountain Oval" is just such a unique and stunning painting.  It's one of mine and Kevin's favorites.

I'm planning on some upcoming special classes for the evenings during the week.

Happy Tree Social Mixer  Wednesday  3/14/18:


This will be an informal and fun social mixer where I'm looking to welcome our existing students and friends, along with some new painters to our group.  There will be a lot of socializing and just a short "let's paint a happy tree".  We'll provide some light snacks. The Painting Bug Studio is a welcoming fun group and we would love to have you come if you're a new student.  For our existing students, grab a friend, get them out of the house and bring them along to meet some new people.  My husband Kevin will be doing an ice breaker to get things going!  A sign up on the website will be required so we can get an accurate count for refreshments. 

Sign Up Now here:  Happy Tree Social Meetup

We have had several successful weeknight Paint-N-Parties.  I've got my eye on a couple of potential paintings that will be easy, beautiful and FUN to do. 

This Paint-N-Party event will be posted on the website and in the newletter soon so keep watch for them 


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Looking forward to seeing all of you in class!

Happy Painting,



Painting Tips

Highlights that Stick!

One of the toughest things for new Bob Ross students to master is getting your highlights to stick.  This especially comes in to play when you are working to paint and finalize the many different trees that are a part of the standard Bob Ross landscape elements.  The golden rule for highlighting is that a thin paint "sticks" to thick paint. 

When putting on highlights wipe your brushes everytime you reload.  If you don't you will contaminate the lighter color and your highlights will come out dull and muddy.
It's important to use enough liquid white when adding your highlights. If the paint is thin enough, it will stick to the darker color underneath without buck pressure.  If you don't thin it enough, you will end up pushing too hard and will end up mixing the dark and light color together which just makes mudd.

When the highlighted paint is thinned correctly, you should only have to put the highlight on in one or two attempts.


Quote of the Day


“In painting, you have unlimited power. You have the ability to move mountains. You can bend rivers. But when I get home, the only thing I have power over is the garbage.”

— Bob Ross

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