All demonstrations are free and open to the public!



Please note:  There will be no second-Thursday daytime demonstration in December and no first-Thursday evening demonstration in January 

Evening Demonstration -
Thursday, December 7, 7:00pm

Anji Granger
"Elements of Nature and Texture in Watercolor"

Anji Grainger, an award winning watercolor artist and OSA instructor, is offering a three-day exploration into creating unique textured patterns using different elements to produce dynamic results with watercolor.

During this demonstration, she will share a sneak preview of her workshop.

Anji will help you create beautiful, textured patterns in your watercolor paintings by employing nontraditional techniques using plant materials, herbs, legumes, salt, stones and other elements. Learn how watercolor pigments react and leave beautiful patterns on your paper. Her fun and interactive workshop will also emphasize composition and design principles.

Doors open at 6:00pm. The demonstration will be preceded by a short critique session. The demonstration itself starts at 7:00.

All age groups and art experience are encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served 


Thursday, December 14: no Daytime Demonstration:

Thursday, January 4: no Evening Demonstration


Daytime Demonstration -
Thursday, January 11, 11:00am

Wayne Jiang
“Glazing and Layering in Acrylic”

In his demo, Wayne Jiang will explore his glazing and layering in acrylic, emulating techniques used by the old Dutch masters.

Wayne Jiang is a realist painter base in Portland, Oregon. He combines the aesthetic of 17th century Baroque paintings and composition of modern documentary photography. His work takes on quality of Van Eyck, Vermeer and Hopper. Wayne’s work has been widely exhibited in museums and galleries such as Triton Museum, Crocker Museum, Sanchez Art Center, History San Jose and Solomon Dubnick Gallery.

Wayne was born in Guangzhou China and came to the U.S. when he was 15. For three decades he worked as a fine artist and graphic designer and holds a degree in illustration from San Jose State University.

Doors open at 10:00am. The demonstration starts at 11:00