Susan Curington
Views of the Natural World

Classes Registration

Paint your own ~

Beach Grass

Saturday, June 15th 10-4:30

At Susan's studio.  Limited to 6 students!

56752 SW Sain Creek Rd, Gaston Or 97119


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Paint your own ~

Juicy Apples

Saturday, August 3, 10-5:30

Come paint a pair of Hood River’s own apples

Learn more about the dance of complimentary colors, color temperature bending,

detailing and soft backgrounds.

Enjoy a relaxing and fun day together and take a finished acrylic painting home.

 No previous experience necessary.  All Art materials provided.

$75 + $15 materials fee.
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Class held at Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave, Hood River, OR 97031


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   Bumlebee & Nasturtium

Come paint a Bumblebee feeding in a bright Nasturtium

Learn more about the dance of complimentary colors, and painting bee’s wings.  


Swallowtail Butterfly




Winter Cardinal ~ paint your own 

Come paint a bright red cardinal in evergreen branches. They are said to symbolize hope, joy, health, rejuvenation and celebration. Perfect antidote for cold and gray December. 


Waterlily Dawn 

Fall in love with the tranquility and beauty of a misty lake with warm sparkles on the lilypads at dawn.  Learn to create soft color and value changes. Explore masking technique and mixing the colors of water.


Farm Field Vista 

Enjoy learning to create the feeling of a far vista amosphere with perspective and graded values. Explore using shadows, warm and cool colors to create the rows of vegetation we so love here in Oregon.



Walking on the path through misty old growth forest of Cape Lookout on the Oregon Coast....ahhhhh, peace.

Learn about values ~ lights & darks, and use color glazes to warm the light and cool the shadows, plus explore "fogging" for a misty effect.


Juicy Tomato