Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs June Events

Monday, May 6, 2013

Here is a list of what is happening at Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Designs during June. 

On show now - June 30  Plein Air -The Art of Outdoor Paintings

New exhibit of Plein Air paintings by nationally known and awarded artists- now in the North and South galleries at Shuptrine's Gold Leaf Galleries.  Enjoy plein air works in oil, watercolor, and pastels of landscapes, sunsets, and colorful still lives. Highlighting a special selection from artists Lori Putnam, Roger Dale Brown, Alan Shuptrine, Brett Weaver, Paula Ann Ford and Beverly Ford Evans.

Shuptrine's at the Chattanooga Market in June

Shuptrine's will now have a booth on select Sunday's at the Chattanooga Market.  See gilded arts demonstrations, purchase select Alan Shuptrine fine art giclee's and sample some of the new Shuptrine's twisted products. Shuptrine's Twisted Products will be making its debut in 2013 on Sunday's at the First Tennessee Pavilion.   Stop by the booth to sample some of Shuptrine's tasty twisted recipes which includes: dips, chicken, cornbread, relish and marinades.  For more information visit www.facebook.com/ShuptrinesTwisted.  Learn more about Shuptrine's Twisted Products at www.shuptrinestwisted.com or call 266-4453 for more details.

Thursday, June 20, 3-6 p.m. - Realistic Watercolor Workshop with Alan Shuptrine

An intense one day only workshop with master watercolor artist, Alan Shuptrine. Learn to paint with watercolors in extreme realism using wet-in-wet technique for the background, and detailed drybrush technique in the foreground. Mr. Shuptrine will teach how to literally "sculpt" a painting from back to front. This workshop is for anyone has ever been intimidated by watercolor and will dispel the myth that watercolor cannot be controlled  This workshop is open to all skills levels from young adults to professionals - 12 years and up. There is a limit of 10 spaces, $75 per student.  Call Stephanie Valencia at 266-4453 to reserve a spot.

Shuptrine’s Gold Leaf Designs is at 2646 Broad St.  Regular hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, late night Thursday till 6 p.m., and some Saturdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  


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