GALLERIES and SHOW OPPORTUNITIES
The Little Gallery, Roanoke, Virginia
Art Blast—a yearly show sponsored by The Studio School, Roanoke, Virginia
Tracy teaches regular watermedia and acrylic/collage classes at The Studio School in Roanoke, Virginia, a nonprofit art school operated by professional artists. Tracy exhibits her work locally, regionally and nationally. She is a signature member of The Virginia Watercolor Society, and has been a juror locally and regionally.
The Studio School
Fall Adult Classes
Taught by Tracy Budd
Painting Basics and Beyond–with Tracy Budd
10 classes: Mondays, September 9–November 11 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $280
Learn about the MAGIC of acrylic painting … from the basics to the not so basic. Tracy will demo weekly and the basics of shape, value, color, composition and texture will be explored. Learn how to start, plan and execute your painting from beginning to end. Our Fall class will concentrate on color… the mixing, combinations and color emphasis. Come join the fun. Click Here to contact Tracy for a supply list.
Open Studios–with Tracy Budd
10 classes: Mondays, September 9–November 11 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $225
Join the creative, exhilarating fun of painting Monday mornings with a fun group of folks! Tracy will meet you right where you are with your painting projects…. daily critiques, support and a problem solving “tool belt” of painting suggestions will keep you painting and sharing your art! Acrylics, oils and mixed media welcome! Click Here to contact Tracy with questions.
Creative Acrylics and Collage–with Tracy Budd
10 classes: Tuesdays, September 10–November 12 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $280
Watermedia and Collage are an exciting combination! Collage is a great vehicle for composition design, making shapes and creating patterns. In this class we will make some collage paper, work from photos, draw with charcoal and paint our ideas, coming up with dynamite compositions. The addition of the collage can be a jumping off to abstraction that’s so fun and exciting! Come have fun with paper and paint!!! Click Here to contact Tracy with questions.
Get Your Feet Wet With Acrylics–with Tracy Budd
One Day, Monday December 2 • 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. • $90
Come dive into the world of layered acrylics with this one day acrylics class. If you’ve ever wondered if you like the acrylic medium, this is the class for you. Tracy will cover the basics, plus some of the cool things acrylics can do such as, texture making and glazing. Students will leave with a finished painting! The best part is Tracy will furnish ALL supplies! All you bring is your creative spirit! Class size limited, so signup soon! Click Here to contact Tracy with questions.
Special Interest Classes!
Earth Angel, Found Object Workshop–with Tracy Budd
Friday November 15 • 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. • $75
Using found objects such as wood, bark, string, shells, wire, rusty things and anything you can think up… we will make creative, abstract angels. My angel making started in the woods of Maine and they are lots of fun to make! Some can stand alone, some can hang on the wall. All you need for this class is your creativity and some “junk”! I start with shapes and build on my idea with a glue gun and glue. This can be a great shape, design project. Come join the fun!!! Click Here to contact Tracy with questions.
The Studio School
Winter Adult Classes
Taught by Tracy Budd
Open Studios–with Tracy Budd
8 classes: Mondays, January 6–February 24 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $200
Come paint with an enthusiastic group of artists and be part of a creative atmosphere where we all learn from each other. Tracy will meet you “right where you are” in your painting journey and help you problem solve your painting from start to finish. This class is a nice lead in to her afternoon class if you want a whole day of creative fun! Acrylic, oil, drawing and mixed media welcome! Come join the fun! Click Here to contact Tracy with questions.
Painting Basics and Beyond (Find Your Painting Voice)–with Tracy Budd
8 classes: Mondays, January 6–February 24 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $230
Working in layered acrylics, Tracy will enthusiastically help you find your own voice in your art. Whether a beginner or seasoned painter, it is valuable to try to identify your own personal “language” in paint and Tracy believes this is her job as a teacher. Learning the basics of strong color, value and design and the many mysteries of acrylic painting, each student will explore their vision of painting ideas and learn to get the most out of their painting ideas. By setting personal goals students will successfully complete their paintings! Demos and critiques weekly. Click Here to contact Tracy for a supply list and any questions.
Profiles in Paint–with Tracy Budd
3 classes: Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28 • 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. • $100
Working from photos, students will paint their subjects in profile, creating mood and atmosphere by the lighting, color, texture and value choices they make in layered acrylics. Students will learn the nuisances of temperature and edges while working on the figure. Pattern, layering and “style” will dictate the outcome of these masterpieces! Plenty of guidance and help along the way, so start taking photos of profiles with lots of light play now! Click Here to contact Tracy for a supply list or with questions.
Stamp Making One Day Class–with Tracy Budd
1 class: Friday, January 10 • 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. • $75
For all of you acrylic and mixed media artists, learn to make your own stamps and stencils. Tracy often emphasizes the importance of making our art our own. If we use machine made stamps and stencils we need to incorporate and mask the commercial element of these. Why not make our own stamps and stencils that come from the shapes and marks we like, unique to each one of us. Tracy will supply the materials and students will supply the creativity! Come join the fun! U Click Here to contact Tracy with questions.
Memory Boxes–with Tracy Budd
3 classes: Tuesdays, February 11, 18, 25 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $100
Using paint, photo transfers, mementos, and treasured objects, create a meaningful piece of art that depicts a memory, time, place or person. We will draw, paint, glue and transpose our feelings onto panel boxes. A very intuitive way to paint, your ideas will flow from each other in this special project. A great project to make “Content” front and center and the importance of it in your art. Start collecting your ideas now! Click Here to contact Tracy for a supply list and any questions.