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Missouri Artists On Main

Missouri Artists On Main - Art in Saint Charles, MO


Nocturne Workshop with Spencer Meagher


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March 22 & 23


Enjoy two days exploring the mysterious world of nocturnes with Illinois artist, Spencer Meagher. 

Because artificial and moonlight drastically alter our color perception, Spencer will help develop your understanding of color analysis in a night time setting. We will be working in the studio from photographs provided by Spencer and there will be plenty of demonstrations.

recommended supplies:

paint colors



Raw Sienna

Lemon Yellow

Cad Yellow Medium

Cobalt Blue

Pthalo Blue

Alizarin Crimson

Cad Red

Pthalo Green

brushes: Flat in sizes #12, 6, and 2, a script or liner brush and a small round bristle brush for sketching your painting.

9 x 12 canvas board

water buckets, paper towels, pencil and paper

Class is limited to 10 students

when: March 22 & 23

            9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

cost;  $150


Creating With Nature with Adam Long

$120 ($100 returning students)

Tuesdays, March 5 - March 26, (4 weeks)

In this class you will learn how to think creatively about natural objects you respond to and collect. You will develop ways to assemble, use and

preserve these items.  Adam cannot teach you all there is to know about how to Forest Figures, but he can give you the skills to start finding your own creative voice responding to the natural world.  All abilities welcome! 

This 4 week course meets every Tuesday for 2 hours. 

When:  Tuesdays, March 5 - March 26, (4 weeks)

Time:  Tuesday afternoon 1 - 3 pm OR  Tuesday evening 6 - 8 pm

Cost:  $120 plus your collections of natural objects(start collecting today!) OR

           $100 for returning students

Supplies:  Your instructor will have many materials useful for being creative with natural materials, but you may need to provide things specific to the object and ideas that you have.s


You Can Sculpt! with Adam Long

May 7 - May 28

Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

or  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Learn to sculpt a wall-hanging relief sculpture!  You can do it.  All ability levels are welcome!  You will create a finished sculpture suitable for hanging. 

You will receive instruction and encouragement as you sculpt, create a simple mold and cast your wall hanging artwork. This class meets each Tuesday in April for two hours.  All materials are included in the cost of the course.  Don’t miss this great opportunity!  

when:  Tuesdays, May 7 - May 28

 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 or 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

cost:   $100  (includes all materials needed to produce one sculpture, sculpting clay, tools and instructional handouts)

Attire: You will be working with plaster so an apron or smock is recommended (instructor will have some for student use).

Your instructor, Adam Long, is an internationally collected, award winning artist.  He holds a Masters of Art in Studio Art Emphasis Drawing and a Masters of Fine Art in Sculpture.


The Value Of Color with Alicia Farris, nws


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This class is full.  Call the gallery to be put on the waiting list.  636-724-1260

February 7 & 8

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Learn to appreciate the beautiful relationship between VALUE and COLOR! Take your subject matter to a whole new place and add DRAMA to your painting when you dive in with bold color choices and new color schemes! This workshop would be suitable for any level of watercolor painter. Students may bring their own photo reference and/or may work from supplied material. Class size limited. 

When:  February 7 & 8

              9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost:  $16

supply list for Value of Color with Alicia Farris



1-2 sheets of Arches 140 lb cold press – 22” x 30”  (we will use ¼ sheets) 

Optional: In addition to the Arches sheet paper, you may wish to purchase a pad of any brand (cheap) watercolor paper – at least 9”x12” for “practice.” We will practice experimenting with different color combinations.  


Any watercolor paint tubes you have and colors you love-

and/or - here are a suggestion of colors, some or all of which I will use:

Alizarin crimson

Quin. Rose or Opera Rose

Ultramarine blue

Cobalt Blue or Peacock Blue

Hooker’s Green

Leaf Green or Lt. Green

Burnt Sienna

Quin Sienna

Aureolin or Cad Yellow Med.

(no white or black necessary)

Watercolor brushes


(try to get good brushes that come to a point)

I recommend at least a rigger or liner brush, #6 or #8 round, #10 or #12 round

Flats are good too, but optional (3/4 inch or 1 inch flat is great)  

(“Simply Simmons” are inexpensive and decent brushes) 


palette with large mixing area –-Can be a white plastic plate -not Styrofoam or paper 

paper towels or old bath towel

large cup or plastic container for water. Divided food storage containers work great.

masking tape


gum eraser or white eraser (“Moo” eraser is my favorite) 

photos for possible subject matter – we will discuss what to look for in a good photo

sketch book

board to attach paper – piece of thick foam core will work or art supply stores have boards with clips available - approximately 16” x 20”


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