Developing Skills Sessions - Online Series

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 Class Details and Benefits:                                             
  • New!  Filmed in High Definition
  • On-demand access anytime beginning immediately after your purchase.
  • Downloadable PDF resources including closeup photos, patterns, stepsheets and instructions. 

Class Bundle options available to choose from above:

Bundle options are also available for online class access, printed packets and primed tin pitchers.


Jo Sonja's Developing Skills Sessions

Developing Skills is a series designed to be a reference resource of designs and techniques that you can reach for whenever you need. 

Each  video lesson covers basic design elements or techniques and include a design/instruction packet.   Included:

1.  Country Garden Apples - 60 minutes with design packet.

2.  Country Garden Pears - 45 minutes with design packet.

3.  Using Glass & Tile Medium - 20 minutes.  Pears on wine bottle.

4.  Using Crackle Medium and techniques - 40 minutes.

5.  Stroke Fruit design packet with palette, instructions, photos and designs for a variety of surfaces as shown.

6.  Country Garden Strawberries - 1 hour and 6 minutes.

Included here are sessions covering stroke fruit apples on tin and pears on glass featuring glass & tile medium.  Also included are designs and instructions for stroke fruit combinations on antique finds such as the tea set shown here.

Pieces shown are primed tin pitchers, wine bottle, tray and antique tea set.  

The full bundle comes with online series, printed design packets, two primed tinware pitchers and FREE US shipping.  The larger one is approximately 7" tall with a 4" diameter.  The smaller of the two is approximately 5" tall with a 3.75" diameter.  

Jo Sonja's Artist Colors
Painting Medium of Choice
Retarder Medium or Gel Retarder
Clear Glaze Medium

Jo Sonja's Artist Colors
Gold Oxide
Napthol Red Light
Red Earth
Red Violet
India Red Oxide
Yellow Orange
Yellow Oxide
Raw Sienna
Shamrock (or Hookers Green)
Blue Violet
Carbon Black
Titanium White

Napthol Red Light
Red Violet
India Red Oxide
Arylide Yellow
Turners Yellow or Yellow Deep
Yellow Oxide
Raw Sienna
Pthalo Green
Olive Green
(optional) Brilliant Violet or Sapphire
Diox Purple
Titanium White
Carbon Black
Brown Earth or Burnt Sienna

Stroke Fruit:
India Red Oxide
Green Oxide
Red Violet – RV Gold Oxide – Toned O
Yellow Oxide – toned y
Yellow Deep – y
Vermillion – O
Moss Green – light g
Carbon Black – Bk
Titanium White – W
Celadon – B (optional)
Pine Green –g
Rich Gold
Burnished Copper (optional)

Jo Sonja's Sure Touch
You need to use your very favorite brushes. I have used:
B1350/1352/3010/4010 #3-4 round, B1385/1387 #6-8 filbert or B1370/1372 #6-8 flat - Basic painting
B1360/3020 #2 liner - Fine details and stems or lines
1” oval glaze, flat or filbert: Applying Retarder or Gel Retarder.
½” – ¾” oval glaze, flat, or filbert: Applying glaze color.
1” mop or bristle blender: Blending out color.