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  • Rescheduled-  Paint Your Partner- Paint & Sip Date Night
    Rescheduled-  Paint Your Partner- Paint & Sip Date Night
    Wed, Jun 05
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas
    Jun 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    Jun 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    Paint Your Partner! Bring your inner artist out May 22nd at The Cellar. This fun and memorable event includes all materials, instruction & your first glass of wine. No experience is neccessary, just a fun attitude!
  • Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 The Cellar
    Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 The Cellar
    Wed, Jun 05
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas
    Jun 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    Jun 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    "Paint Your Pet" is at The Cellar on Wednesday, April 24th at 6pm! Tickets include all supplies, first glass of wine, instruction and a pre-drawn canvas of your pet! Event is about 2-2.5 hours and is instructed by artist Francesca Bessett. No skill or experience required, just a happy attitude!
  • Portrait Essential
    Portrait Essential
    Sat, May 25
    Mesa Arts Center
    May 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    May 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    In this one day workshop, we will go over the essentials for an alla prima portrait painting using a limited palette. Francesca will go over her process for blocking in and mixing a palette for skin tones.
  • Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 Valley Taproom- Queen Creek Location
    Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 Valley Taproom- Queen Creek Location
    Wed, May 22
    Valley Taproom
    May 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    Valley Taproom, 25166 S Ellsworth Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142, USA
    May 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    Valley Taproom, 25166 S Ellsworth Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142, USA
    "Paint Your Pet" is at Valley Taproom, Wednesday, April 24th at 6pm! Tickets include all supplies, first glass of wine, instruction and a pre-drawn canvas of your pet! Event is about 2-2.5 hours and is instructed by artist Francesca Bessett. No skill or experience required, just a happy attitude!
  • Portrait Painting From Life | Mesa Arts Center Workshop
    Portrait Painting From Life | Mesa Arts Center Workshop
    Sat, May 04
    Mesa Arts Center
    May 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    May 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    In this one day workshop, we will go over the essentials for an alla prima portrait painting using a limited palette. Francesca will go over her process for blocking in and mixing a palette for skin tones.
  • Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 The Cellar
    Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 The Cellar
    Wed, Apr 24
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas
    Apr 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    Apr 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    "Paint Your Pet" is at The Cellar on Wednesday, April 24th at 6pm! Tickets include all supplies, first glass of wine, instruction and a pre-drawn canvas of your pet! Event is about 2-2.5 hours and is instructed by artist Francesca Bessett. No skill or experience required, just a happy attitude!
  • Portrait Painting Essentials | Mesa Arts Center Workshop
    Portrait Painting Essentials | Mesa Arts Center Workshop
    Sat, Apr 13
    Mesa Arts Center
    Apr 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    Apr 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    In this one day workshop, we will go over the essentials for an alla prima portrait painting using a limited palette. Francesca will go over her process for blocking in and mixing a palette for skin tones.
  • Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 The Cellar
    Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 The Cellar
    Wed, Apr 03
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas
    Apr 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    Apr 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    "Paint Your Pet" is at The Cellar on Wednesday, April 3rd at 6pm! Tickets include all supplies, first glass of wine, instruction and a pre-drawn canvas of your pet! Event is about 2-2.5 hours and is instructed by artist Francesca Bessett. No skill or experience required, just a happy attitude!
  • Painting the Portrait from Life
    Painting the Portrait from Life
    Sat, Mar 23
    Mesa Arts Center
    Mar 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    Mar 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    Learn to paint from life! In this 4-hour workshop, artist Francesca Bessett will show students how to paint a costumed model from life. She will also show how to light, stage and best practices for photographing a model. Students will learn techniques to capture a likeness and compelling portrait on
  • Portrait Painting Essentials | Mesa Arts Center Workshop
    Portrait Painting Essentials | Mesa Arts Center Workshop
    Sat, Feb 24
    Mesa Arts Center
    Feb 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    Feb 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
    In this one day workshop, we will go over the essentials for an alla prima portrait painting using a limited palette. Francesca will go over her process for blocking in and mixing a palette for skin tones.
  • Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 The Cellar
    Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷 The Cellar
    Wed, Jan 24
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas
    Jan 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    Jan 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    "Paint Your Pet" is at The Cellar on Wednesday, December 24th at 6pm! Tickets include all supplies, first glass of wine, instruction and a pre-drawn canvas of your pet! Event is about 2-2.5 hours and is instructed by artist Francesca Bessett. No skill or experience required, just a happy attitude!
  • Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷
    Paint Your Pet! 🎨🐶🍷
    Wed, Dec 20
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas
    Dec 20, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    Dec 20, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST
    The Cellar | Wine & Tapas, 5030 E Warner Rd #3, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA
    "Paint Your Pet" is at The Cellar on Wednesday, December 20th at 6pm! Tickets include all supplies, first glass of wine, instruction and a pre-drawn canvas of your pet! Event is about 2-2.5 hours and is instructed by artist Francesca Bessett. No skill or experience required, just a happy attitude!
  • Portraits with Flowers  | Jerry's Artarama
    Portraits with Flowers  | Jerry's Artarama
    Sun, Dec 10
    Jerry's Ararama
    Dec 10, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Jerry's Ararama , 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Dec 10, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Jerry's Ararama , 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
  • Alla Prima Portraits  | Jerry's Artarama
    Alla Prima Portraits  | Jerry's Artarama
    Sun, Dec 03
    Jerry's Ararama
    Dec 03, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Jerry's Ararama , 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Dec 03, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Jerry's Ararama , 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Learn to paint a finished piece in one sitting, aka "alla prima"! Students can expect a fun lecture to get our creativity going! Francesca will demo and explain her approach to direct painting and provide one on one feedback and help to students.
  • Off to a Dreamscape
    Off to a Dreamscape
    Sat, Nov 18
    The Beast | Cornish Pasty
    Nov 18, 2023, 7:00 PM
    The Beast | Cornish Pasty, 960 W University Dr #103, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
    Nov 18, 2023, 7:00 PM
    The Beast | Cornish Pasty, 960 W University Dr #103, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
    A music and art show created by Francesca Bessett, Hell in Velvet & Light Bodies.
  • Portrait Painting Essentials
    Portrait Painting Essentials
    Sun, Nov 12
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ
    Nov 12, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM MST
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ, 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Nov 12, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM MST
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ, 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Whether you're lookin to earn to the basics of painting, or if you're a seasoned artist looking to sharpen your skills, look no further! In this workshop, Francesca will teach the essentials on painting- specific to portraiture. Click for more info!
  • Portrait Drawing Essentials
    Portrait Drawing Essentials
    Sun, Nov 05
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ
    Nov 05, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM MST
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ, 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Nov 05, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM MST
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ, 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Whether you're lookin to earn to the basics of drawing, or if you're a seasoned artist looking to sharpen your skills, look no further! In this workshop, Francesca will teach the essentials on drawing- specific to portraiture. Click for more info!
  • Free Drawing Demo at Jerry's Artarama
    Free Drawing Demo at Jerry's Artarama
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Nov 04
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ
    Nov 04, 2023, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ, 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Nov 04, 2023, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Jerry's Artarama | Tempe, AZ, 4421 S Rural Rd #1-3, Tempe, AZ 85282, USA
    Watch Francesca draw in person at Jerry's Artarama in Tempe, AZ! Francesca will go over her process and recommended supplies to use- all available at Jerry's!
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