Past Programs

January 14th, 2015

Planning meeting

February 11th

Ian Montelongo will be creating art with a credit card

March 11th

Gregory Gallardo will be demonstrating collage portraits

April 14th

We will have a live model.  Bring your own supplies but please no oils.

May 13th

Wendy Froshay will be demonstrating abstract painting

June 10th

Kathy Barnes will be demonstrating palette knife painting Saturday at Pitcher Park in Orange from 10:00 until 2:00


No meeting


No meeting


Our annual member show at the Senior Center.  Delivery day is Tuesday, September 1st from 10:00 until 2:00

Reception will be Friday, September 18th from 6-8PM

Show ends on September 30th

October 14th

Jeanette Jensen will be painting with oils on glass

Saturday October 17th is the Tustin Art Walk

November 11th


Programs 2014

January 8th

Planning meeting

February 12th

We will be having a live model.  Please bring your drawing or painting medium of choice (please no oils) and an easel plus any other materials you feel you need.  The model will be doing a series of long and short poses.

March 12th

This month's meeting we will be having a pastel artist doing a demo.

April 9th

Jim Salchak will be demonstrating in watercolor.  Jim has achieved signature membership of several national watercolor societies.

May 14th

This month Nancy Goldman will be demonstrating the basics of silk painting.

June 21st   9:30-1:30

Victoria Templeton will be leading a plein air workshop.

July and August - no meetings

September - All month

Our members only show takes place this month at the Tustin Senior Center.  

October 8th

Marlene Gerloff will be doing a watercolor demo.

November 12th

Denis Foy will be lecturing on how to publish a children's book.

December - no meeting

Programs 2013

January 9th  7:00 PM
Planning meeting

February 13th 7:00 PM
Kevin Davidson - Watercolor on Yupo and raffle

March 13th 7:00 PM
Victoria Templeton - Acrylic Workshop    Space limited, members only

April 10th  7:00 PM
Judy Schroeder - Collage

May 8th 7:00 PM
Carolyn Westfall - Oil painting demo and raffle

June 8th, Saturday, 9am-1pm
Jim Wordark will be teaching a plain air workshop at Irvine Regional Park, must sign up in advance, space is limited - members have priority
$30.00 for members
$50.00 for non-members

August 1st, Thursday
Laguna Art Walk field trip

September - members art show at the Senior Center.  Take-in day September 3rd from 10:00 - 2:00
Reception will be on September 13th from 6-8pm

October 9th  7:00 PM
Kamillia Hardy will be demonstrating pastels

November 13th 7:00 PM
Rick Delanty will be demonstrating using slow drying acrylics

Programs 2012

January:  Wednesday, January 11th 7:00pm
This will be a planning meeting to determine who our demonstrators will be for the year.

Okay, now that is done, here is what we have for the rest of the year.......

February: Wednesday, February 8th  7:00pm
BJ Wilson will present a slide show - How to Create a Great Painting.  Also, bring a painting or two.  They will be grouped by the type of painter that you are so you can learn your painting strengths.

March:  Wednesday, March 14th  7:00 pm
Pastel Workshop with Victoria Templeton.  This is for members only because of space restrictions.
***Must RSVP.  E-mail: or call Marsha @ 714-544-7715

April: Thursday, April 11th 7:00pm 
Wow!  Watercolor Demo with Tom Fong ... and raffle

April 14th- Deadline for entry form for "Scenes of Tustin" juried competition - See the page for "Scenes of Tustin" at the top of this blog for information and entry form

April 28th Saturday 5:30-8 p.m. "Scenes of Tustin"  Artist Reception @ Chemers Gallery
                                       17300 17th Street, Ste. G, Tustin, Enderle Center

May: Monday, May 7th 7:00pm
Transfers and Textures with Wendy Froshay.  Learn a new technique - transfers - and "brush" up on textures

June: Saturday, June 16th (3-4 hrs)  Time to be determined
Kevin Davidson will do a plein air demonstration and then give individual help as we paint.  The cost is $25.00, payable to Kevin Davidson.  Please sign up as soon as possible.

July and August there are no meetings held.
We will plan a field trip to either the Laguna Art Walk or the Laguna Art Festival shows.

September: TAL Member Show @Tustin Senior Center
$10:00 entry fee.  
Dates.....Tuesday Sept. 4th - Take-in day for member's Senior Center show, 10:00am-2:00pm.
              Friday Sept. 14th -  Artists reception and awards, 6:00-8:00pm
              Friday Sept. 28th - Take down show

October: Wednesday, October 10th 7:00
Chinese brush painting and raffle

Tustin Art Walk - Date to be determined

November: Wednesday, November 14th  7:00
We will be making Christmas cards and members will bring cookies or appetizers.  Come and join us for a fun meeting.

Watercolor West will be having their annual Demos in November and December.  We will pick one once the schedule is posted and attend as a group.

December:  No meeting

Programs 2011

January:  Wednesday, January 12th 7:00
This will be a planning meeting to determine who our demonstrators will be for the year.

Okay, now that is done, here is what we have for the rest of the year.......

February: Wednesday, February 9th  7:00
Mary Aslin will be demonstrating a still life in Pastels.  To see her work, please visite her website.

March: Wednesday, March 9th 7:00
This will be a workshop with colored pencil artist Lisa Ruiz.  Please bring your own colored pencils and we will provide the paper.

April: Thursday, April 14th 7:00 
Artist Hyatt Moore will be demonstrating a portrait painting in oil.

April 30th 5-8 p.m. TAL & Chemers Gallery Artist Reception @ Chemers Gallery

May: Saturday, May 14th 10:00 - 2:00
Plein air workshop with Victoria Templeton as the instructor. We will be meeting at Irvine Regional Park.  You must sign up in advance as this is limited to 12 people.

June: Wednesday, June 8th 7:00
Natasha Shoro will do a drawing demonstration for us.  We will also be having a raffle of new items at this meeting.

July and August there are no meetings held.

Dates.....Sept. 1st - Take-in day for member's Senior Center show, 10:00-2:30.
              Sept. 16th -  Artists reception and awards, 6:00-8:00
              Sept. 29th - Take down show

Program to be determined

Program to be determined

May be a trip to an art show or artist's studio early in the month.

Programs 2010

October:  Wednesday October 13th  7:00
Sharyn Sakimoto will be teaching you how to use your digital camera and will answer any questions you have about photographing your artwork.  
Bring your camera and your camera manual to the meeting so that she will be able to help each of us individually.  Also, if you have any specific questions, please e-mail them to her in advance and she will incorporate them into her program. 
To see her photography, visit her website.

November:  Wednesday November 10th  7:00
Nancy Goldman will be demonstrating how to paint on silk using silk dyes.  You will see all of the basic steps and techniques and learn how easy it is to play with this wonderful medium.  To see her silk paintings, visit her website.