to Dec 30

Watercolor or Acrylic Painting Classes Weekends and Evenings

Paint in Watercolor or Acrylic for this Summer Class from 1pm to 4pm every Saturday.
(Will add a morning class if enough interest from 10am to 1pm) EVENING CLASSES on TUES, WED and THURS from 6:00pm to 9:00pm in Mission Valley. (Address shared when you sign up)

Bring your own paints and paper or canvas. Bring at least one of the following paints.

Red, Yellow, Blue and White paint. Watercolor Suggestion Windsor Newton: Permanent Rose, Windsor Blue (Green Shade) and Windsor Lemon. These are 3 staining colors. Add Titanium White to make opaque colors.

Watercolor paper: Arches is the best but any other will do. Canvas 8x10 or 11x14 is good.

Brushes, Bring a small, Medium and Large, Ideal is 6, 8, 10, 12 and 1 or 2 inch for large brush 

Palette for watercolor any plastic one from Blick or Aaron Brothers or Michaels. Acrylic we can use a Styrofoam Plate.


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to Apr 26

Art Walk 2015 in Little Italy, San Diego BOOTH No. 355 on Cedar St.

Save the date for ART WALK Little Italy. My booth is 355 on Cedar St. between Columbia and State. Event Map is below TV interview photographs. I hope to see you there. Come early to get the best deals !

Interviewed LIVE a few days before the Art Walk Event last year on KUSI

Interviewed LIVE a few days before the Art Walk Event last year on KUSI

Deirdre O'Byrne interview on KUSI News
A sample of my custom pet and children commissioned original paintings in Oil or Watercolor

A sample of my custom pet and children commissioned original paintings in Oil or Watercolor

Deirdre at Art Walk 2014

Deirdre at Art Walk 2014

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to Oct 12

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival - Booth 511

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October 11 and 12 Sat Sun all day!

Deirdre O'Byrne Fine Art  - Booth No. 511 on the corner of
Girard and Silverado South. See map below. Please drop by and enter to win a custom pet painting.



LJAWF ramps up for it sixth and largest event  - This year its FREE admission. Highly regarded as one of the most prestigious art shows on the west coast, the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival delivers more than 150 juried artists, non-stop live entertainment, a gourmet food court, a lively family art center, a huge silent auction, an extensive wine & beer garden, and new this year - an after-hours brew festival.

The Festival is Expanding
Located in the heart of La Jolla Village, the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival is expanding to cover over a half mile on Girard Ave. from Torrey Pines Road to Prospect Ave. Additional parking is available at La Jolla High on Fay Ave. with shuttle service provided by Old Town Trolley. Find out more at

NEW After Hours Brew Festival
New this year is an after-hours event. The LJAWF is teaming up with the BraveCort Foundation to bring a night-life element to the festival. The after-hours event will raise funds for research in the fight against childhood cancer.  This 21+ event will come alive on Saturday night from 8:00 - 11:00 pm and will include over 20 local breweries, wineries, live music and a traditional Bavarian Beer Stein holding contest.

Something for Everyone!
An even bigger Family Art Center takes over Wall Street with an abundance of activities for all ages including a scavenger hunt, car painting, classes, arts activities, live entertainment and more. Enjoy culinary delights from local restaurants in the Gourmet Food Court on Silverado St.  Take in the incredible Live Entertainment with roving circus performers, stilt walkers, dancers and great bands on stages throughout the festival. Bid on exciting Silent Auction items: merchandise, art, fine dining, spa treatments, unique gifts and getaways that include a one week stay for two at Rancho La Puerta, Mexico valued at $9000.
Free Event to Benefit Our Schools
All proceeds from the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival benefit local public schools. With support of Wells Fargo and other sponsors, the Festival is FREE to the public. All profits raised benefit underfunded programs such as art, music, science, physical education, technology, and on-site medical care at local public elementary and middle schools. Since launching in 2009, the LJAWF has raised over $338,000. 

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