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IN THIS UPDATE
  • Workshops and classes starting next week
  • Cafe Exhibit deadline October 6
  • Waterworks show at FCA Gallery thru October 13
  • Organica II opening October 19
  • Registration open - FCArts Academy for ages 7-17
  • & More
JOIN US NEXT WEEK FOR:
  • FIRST CLASS IN PASTEL & GOUACHE 4-CLASS SERIES
  • TWO NEW WORKSHOPS 
(See more Studio Arts listings below)
An Artist's Studio, Santa Fe - Richard Levine © 2019

Pastel and Gouache - Mixed Media Painting

Instructor: Richard Levine

Thursdays │ Oct 10, 31, Nov 7, 14 │ Mar 12, 19, 26, Apr 2 │1:00–3:00 pm │ $180 │ Beginner-Intermediate │ FCA Gallery

Learn to use two beautifully compatible mediums—pastel and gouache—together. Each complements and enhances the other while adding richness, texture, and depth to a painting. Working from reference photos and still life, you will learn basic techniques for successfully integrating the two very versatile mediums. Students will additionally explore final finishing and framing.

SIGN UP HERE

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Through Brightening Air – Pamela Huffman © 2019

Abstract Acrylics for Absolute Beginners

Instructor: Pamela Huffman

Saturday │October 12 | 11:00 am-2:00 pm | $75 | Beginner | FCA Gallery

If you have never painted before, feel like you don’t have a creative bone in your body or don’t know where to begin, the Abstract Acrylics for Absolute Beginners workshop is for you.

SIGN UP HERE

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Instructor Mim Keo tells you all about her October 8 iPad iPhone Photography Workshop

iPad iPhone Photography

Instructor: Mim Keo

Tuesday │October 8 | 7:00-9:30 pm | $75 | all levels | FCA Gallery

Learn how to get the best from your photos and use new apps to transform them into amazing digital artworks.
Limited to 10 students. A list of required apps (cost not to exceed $11) will be sent with confirmation letter.


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ENTRY DEADLINE FOR FALL 2019 CAFE EXHIBIT
FALL 2019 CAFE EXHIBIT
large paintings -  colorful, modern style, minimum size 18" x 24"
Famille Cafe - across the lobby from FCA Gallery
open only to Falls Church Arts member artists (join FCA)

electronic entries due midnight, Sunday, October 6
  • October 6 - Sunday - midnight - electronic entry due
  • October 28 - Monday - 10 am to noon or 6 pm - 8 pm - art drop-off
  • October 30-February 2 - exhibit dates
ENTER HERE
Now at FCA Gallery
 
WATERWORKS

presented in collaboration with

Potomac Valley Watercolorists and
the National Capital Area Chapter of the Sumi-e Society of America

This juried show features 56 water media works by 41 artists in styles ranging from contemporary watercolor to traditional east Asian brush painting. The juror is Glen Kessler.
  • Show Dates - September 14-October 13
  • Location - Falls Church Arts Gallery, 700-B W. Broad St., Falls Church
  • Hours - 11-6 Tuesday-Saturday, 11-4 Sunday
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
ORGANICA II MEET THE ARTISTS OPENING
October 19

ORGANICA II
art made with or inspired by organic elements*

MEET THE ARTISTS RECEPTION
7:30 pm, Saturday, October 19
 
Show dates are October 19-November 17

HALLOWEEN WINDOW PAINTING FESTIVAL

Open to all - 1st grade to adult. Enter as in individual or a group.
  • PAINTING DATES: October 5, 6, 12, 14 - START TIME: 10 a.m.
  • CLEAN UP DATES: November 1 thru 4 - Painters are expected to clean up their windows.
Everyone is invited to register and should submit a sketch in advance, either with THIS FORM or by email to Marty Behr at behrmarty29@gmail.com.
Window assignments will be made on painting days. Paint will be available at Mr. Brown's Park on the north side of the 100 block of West Broad Street. Adult volunteers to help hand out paint are welcome!
There is NO ENTRY FEE, but a $5.00 + donation for materials is appreciated and may be made when registering or when picking up paint. Further details at www.halloweenfc.com
2019 STUDIO ARTS CLASSES/WORKSHOPS
(ages 18 and up)
 Sign up here

MORE on the way
as dates are finalized, FCA will publish on website
www.FallsChurchArts.org/classes
Abstract Acrylics for Absolute Beginners - Pamela Huffman
Saturday │October 12 | 11:00 am-2:00 pm | $75 | Beginner | FCA Gallery, 700-B W. Broad St., Falls Church

Acrylic Process Painting - Modern - Brian Joseph Legan
These classes are held on the same day every week for a total of five sessions. JOIN ANYTIME  for a period of five sessions. Questions? email info@FallsChurchArts.org 
Tuesdays │ ongoing  │3:00–5:00 pm | $180 for 5-class session | all levels | FCA Gallery


iPad iPhone Photography - Mim Keo
Tuesday │October 8 | 7:00-9:30 pm | $75 | All Levels | FCA Gallery
(Video: Mim tells you all about the class)
Limited to 10 students. A list of required apps will be sent with confirmation letter.


Pastel & Gouache - Mixed Media Painting - Richard Levine
Thursdays │ Oct 10, 31, Nov 7, 14 │ Mar 12, 19, 26, Apr 2 │1:00–3:00 pm │ $180 │ Beginner-Intermediate │ FCA Gallery

Watercolor - Rajendra KC
These classes are held on the same day every week for a total of six sessions. JOIN ANYTIME  for a period of six sessions.  Questions? email info@FallsChurchArts.org 
Saturdays │ongoing | 3:00–5:00 pm | $180 for 6-class session | All Levels | FCA Gallery 
Tuesdays │ ongoing │3:00–5:00 pm | $180 for 6-class session | All Levels | FCA Gallery

 
Sign Up for Studio Arts Classes

FCArts ACADEMY CLASSES (Ages 7-17) Sign up here
Fall and Winter Sessions Now Enrolling

If you have a child age 7-17 and would like to enrich your child’s art experience and education, FCA Academy classes may be just the thing. Classes are held once a week for 1.5 hours in 6-week sessions.

Fall: Oct 3–Nov 10, 2019
4:30–6:00 pm (ages 7–11)
6:30–8:00 pm (ages 12–17)


Winter I: Jan  16–Feb 20, 2020 
4:30–6:00 pm (ages 7–11)
6:30–8:00 pm (ages 12–17)

Sign Up FCArts Academy Classes
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Make your tax-deductible donation to Falls Church Arts and join FCA if you are not a member.  We are all very grateful to have all of our wonderful volunteers and supporters. Thank you.

Join or renew your membership for 2019
OR
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Falls Church Arts Gallery is at:
700-B W. Broad St.
Falls Church, VA 22046

Our mailing address is:
PO Box 6912, Falls Church, VA 22040-6912

email address:  info@fallschurcharts.org
office phone: 703-679-7881

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