New date to be announced:

Calling all Animal Lovers! 



A fun night out :: Paint your Furriest Friend

a Pastel Pet Painting Workshop with Shannon Abbey

Friday April 24th, 2020


$100 per person

Mentor Me Cavanagh Center

426 8th St, Petaluma, CA 94952

Class size is limited, so book your space now:

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Work along with Shannon or bring photos of your own animal. Shannon’s step-by-step teaching method allows artists of all skill levels and experience to take home a brag worthy portrait.

All painting supplies will be provided.

Upon registration, you will receive Shannon’s “How to photograph your pet” guide. A great portrait begins with the right photo reference.

• Pets are not allowed inside the Cavanagh Center. •

• All interested are welcome, no painting experience is necessary •

• Can’t make that date? Shannon is available to create your own group workshop at the Cavanagh center. Fun for families, book group, mom’s night out and birthday parties. By appointment. $100 per person with 6 person minimum enrollment. •

Contemporary Realism:: Pet Portraits by Shannon Abbey Shannon Abbey is best known for her expressive and vivid animal portraiture. Her masterful painting style, her strong drawing skills, and her ability to capture the inner personality of her subjects, makes these paintings much more than a likeness of a beloved family member. She combines the traditional techniques of Old Masters Portraiture with Contemporary Realism of Northern California. Her paintings are exhibited in private and public collections throughout the western United States. She came to California to complete a rigorous course of study at the Academy of Art University with the great illustrator Barbara Bradley. Since, was on the faculty of the Academy of Art University, California College of Art, to name a few and has taught privately and small groups in the North Bay. Shannon’s studio is in Petaluma California. Her boon companion is studio dog Molly, an English Setter mix.

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