Melissa’s Studio
March Message 2009
The Famous Traveling Art Chair!

  In the Art Studio of the Southeast Center of Portland Community College sits a wonderful, comfortable, beat-up old armchair.  I can’t remember when we started calling it the Art Chair, but a recent assignment involved placing the Art Chair in an unlikely location.



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Here are some of the results created by my talented, imaginative students. Aren't they fun?




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Also check out more of my earlier work and bio @ 
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Art Lesson #1 – Getting Started:
Don’t be Scared!

Art Lesson #2 – Art Journaling:
Are we having Fun Yet?

Art Lesson #3 – A "Grid" Time
Will be Had by All

Art Lesson #4 –
The Yellow Line Project

Art Lesson #5 –
Break It Up!

Art Lesson #6 –
Definition Painting,
Step by Step


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Check it out . . .
New! I'm now offering One-Day Workshops at
the Village Gallery of Fine Arts
in northwest Portland.
These projects are equally fun
if you have lots of art experience
or none!


Unified Grid Paintings

This fun, easy workshop will help fill a large area or several small spots with your original acrylic art. Using motifs and color palettes create 9 or 12 square paintings. Email melissa.thornburgrocha@pcc.edu for materials list.
Additional Information:
Campus Contacts
Below is a list of the sections offered this term. Write down the CRNs of the classes that you want, then continue on to Registration.

     CRN    Campus / Bldg / Rm    Time    Days    Dates
 
26772    NW Port / VGOFA / .    10:00 AM-04:00 PM    Sat    18-Apr-2009 thru 18-Apr-2009
Instructor: Melissa A Thornburg-Rocha
Tuition: $35.00 Fees: $10.00










 
Definition Painting Workshop

Create a series of 2-3 abstract paintings using inexpensive craft paints and watercolor paper. Designed for beginner or experience artists. Contact melissa.thornburgrocha@pcc.edu for supplies list.
Additional Information:
Campus Contacts
Below is a list of the sections offered this term. Write down the CRNs of the classes that you want, then continue on to Registration.

     CRN    Campus / Bldg / Rm    Time    Days    Dates
 
26773    NW Port / VGOFA / .    10:00 AM-04:00 PM    Sat    13-Jun-2009 thru 13-Jun-2009
Instructor: Melissa A Thornburg-Rocha
Tuition: $35.00 Fees: $10.00


melissa.thornburgrocha@pcc.edu