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Mina Villegas Art

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Mina Villegas is a paint pouring artist based in Southern California. She and her Husband of Awesomeness (HoA) create beautiful paint pouring tutorial videos for her YouTube channel, Mina Villegas Art.

Mina started her professional career as a Doctor of Chiropractic, then married and became a full time Mom to two beautiful daughters. When the kids were both in school, she started working with succulents and fell head over heels in love with the colors and shapes and textures. She then started her own landscape design firm which created gorgeous Succulent Tapestry landscapes for residential and commercial business properties. Her use of color in plants and rocks and weaving them together was a launching pad for her art journey. Choosing the right colors and creating pleasing composition has always been one of her strong suits. She began paint pouring in October of 2018 and has been learning and teaching ever since. She has participated in Art Shows around Los Angeles and taught many students the basics and more advanced techniques of acrylic paint pouring. Her easy-going attitude and sense of adventure and experimentation create some gorgeous artwork and a welcoming learning experience for students of all levels. Her classes discuss color theory, consistency for different techniques, working on big canvases, tips and tricks of the professionals, using negative space, and creating beautiful composition in your artwork.

Mina and her Husband of Awesomeness live in California with their two teenage daughters, their cat Ming Ming and their puppy Baxter.

Art by Mina Villegas Art

 

All Sessions by Mina Villegas Art

DAY 1 November 17th, 2022

BIG CANVAS!!

08:30 - 11:30AM

Do big canvases make you nervous? Decode the mysteries of working with bigger canvases using my tips and tricks for consistency and composition to make your artwork larger than life! Size and table limitations apply but we will be working on 20x20's.

3D TEXTURE PAINTING

02:00 - 05:00PM

3D Texture Painting & Embellishing!
Are you feeling a little flat? Pump yourself up with this Super fun NEW technique using 3 Dimensional paints! Expand your creativity as you expand the dimensions of your art!

MEET & GREET RECEPTION

07:00 - 09:00PM

Meet in the Registration and Gallery area for sliders, salad and a drink and the chance to meet and rub shoulders with your fellow students and the Artist Teachers.  The ticket price includes food and 1 drink. The Cash bar will also be open after that.

AMSTERDAM HISTORY OF ACRYLICS

Thursday Lunch

Amsterdam will be onhand Thursday from 12.30 to 1.30pm to talk about the History of Acrylics. This is a free event to all students who have booked classes with the teachers.

DAY 2 November 18th, 2022

SPLENDID SPLIT CUPS

08:30 - 11:30AM

Explore the intricacies of layering and filling your split cup to enhance your pours and create magic with your favorite technique! Split Cup included!

PERFECTING RING POURS & STRAIGHT POURS

02:00 - 05:00PM

Ring pours and Straight Pours are the backbone to many techniques. In this course we will figure out the details and give you hints and tips to master these these techniques in order to create some beautiful art.  

GALA DINNER

07:30 - 12:00PM

Please join us for a sit down buffet dinner with 1 drink included and a cash bar available afterwards. Once the food has been eaten and whilst the drinks are flowing we will open the floor up to an Artist Q&A. After this there will be a raffle of Art and Gift Baskets chock full of products donated from all our sponsors. This is a hugely fun event that you won't want to miss.

DECOART WATER MARBLING DEMO

Friday Lunch

DecoArt will be onhand Friday from 12.30 to 1.30pm to demonstrate 'Water Marbling' This is a free event to all students who have booked classes with the teachers.

DAY 3 November 19th, 2022

SPLENDID SPLIT CUPS

08:30 - 11:30AM

Explore the intricacies of layering and filling your split cup to enhance your pours and create magic with your favorite technique! Split Cup included!

DOUBLE WANDERING RING POURS

02:00 - 05:00PM

Add dimension and movement to your ring pours with this very fun technique! Gorgeous lines in these pieces take you on a journey to beautiful places!

WRAP PARTY

08:00 - 12:00PM

It's a WRAP!! Come and celebrate the end of this wonderful 3 day event, offsite at TK's in Addison. We will have an open bar from 8pm to Midnight and a cash bar thereafter. Food, DJ, Photo Booth and dancing. Students are responsible for their own travel to and from this event.

RESIN FLOOD COATING YOUR ART

Saturday Lunch

Dallas based artists 'Artist Till Death' will be onhand Saturday from 12.30 to 1.30pm to teach you the hints and tips on how to finish your acrylic art with a resin flood coat. This is a free event to all students who have booked classes with the teachers.