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Painting with Gamini Ratnavira

Happy students with their completed Koi paintings Saturday Nov. 17th, 2018 with artist Gamini Ratnavira.

Gamini teaching with Turner Acryl Gouache paints.

Getting set up in our new gallery for the students.

Koi Paintings from the art lesson

We enjoyed hosting the koi art lesson at our new gallery. The students explored water, koi and washes with Turner paints supplied by our sponsor They used Turner acryl gouache and experimented with washes and learned how to correct their mistakes under Gamini's guidance.

Our next art lesson will be on painting monkeys, after our visit to Costa Rica, we will be refreshed and inspired with lots of reference material. It will be held Saturday Dec. 15th from 10 to 3. Please contact Lisa at or 760-703-2930 to reserve a spot as space is limited. First time students are $250, returning students are $150 all art supplies are provided please pack a lunch and pencil and notebook. We also supply snacks and tea and

coffee. For more information visit our Facebook page under Events @HiddenForestArtGallery.

Enjoy your holidays and remember to take time to create and replenish.


Lisa and Gamini Ratnavira

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