Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

Photography Exploration

2pm–6pm Saturday, April 7

Instructor: Sarah Dalton

This class is designed for anyone who wants to create images that are uniquely photographic.

Create images that are uniquely photographic. Photograph water drops frozen in motion and paint an object with light over a long time span.

The course will begin with a brief review of …

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Painting from the Fire Within

10am–4pm Sunday, April 8

Instructor: Gail Baker

Process painting (Painting from the Fire Within) is done in an environment where criticism is absent, where the painter is free from constraints. Intuitive spontaneous painting is a practice of releasing habits and honoring opportunities as they arise in the process and in life.

Paint for the joy of …

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Clay Art Night: Glazing Techniques

6:30-9:30pm Friday, April 27

Instructor: Shelly Vollstedt

Spend an evening glazing your own custom clay pieces with our talented ceramic instructors to guide you along the way.

Come with your own creation in mind or explore some of our sample projects to make one-of-a-kind art pieces with your own two hands.

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Figurative Sculpture in Clay: Faces

10am–2pm Sundays, April 15-May 6 4 sessions

Instructor: Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger

Learn how to mold a face from clay!

Sculpt a half-size bust: including head, facial features and expression. Develop technical skills for sculpting and learn the timing of clay to achieve your desired working texture.

Use underglazes to add color to your creation. Exercise your imagination …

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Expressive Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting

10am–4pm Saturday & Sunday, April 21 & 22, 2017

Instructor: Jacqui Beck

This two-day workshop will give you a great opportunity to learn many new ways of creating with acrylic paint and mixed media: collaging, stamping, stenciling, using mixed media, and other ways to apply and remove paint. You will learn to create art that is …

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Tactility: Explorations in Clay

1pm–4pm Saturdays, May 19 & June 2 2 sessions

Instructor: Margaret MacLean

Enjoy a fun and relaxing afternoon exploring the wonderful world of clay with ceramic artist Margaret MacLean. Learn basic hand-building techniques to create either a functional or sculptural piece. Experiment with different surface treatments to discover your own unique expression.

Glaze your …

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Light & Shadow in Painting

12pm–2pm Saturday, April 7

Instructor: Diana Grant

Explore the effect of light and shadow in painting through developing an understanding of the sun’s path throughout the day. Create accurate looking shadows and discover what colors make the best shadows. Referencing contemporary artwork, you’ll see how others make paintings come alive. Experiment with shadow casting exercises for …

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Colored Pencil for Adults

12pm–1:30pm Thursdays monthly registration

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Remember the joy a new box of colored pencils filled you with as a child? Experience the same thrill while learning additional techniques to use this versatile, portable and easily accessible medium. No drawing experience or expertise necessary.

Each month we will focus on a different theme such as florals, …

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Acrylic Colors & Patterns

12pm–2pm Tuesdays, May 8-June 12 6-week course

Instructor: Shilpa Veerkar

Create an acrylic composition with multiple patterns by incorporating design elements like dots, lines and floral patterns. Focusing on a different technique each session, you’ll gain in-depth knowledge about color mixing, color properties, how to use texture pastes and different material to create various textures.

All supplies …

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Plein Air Introduction Two Day Intensive

10am–4:30pm Saturday & Sunday, July 14-15

Instructor: Britt Greenland

Get outdoors and experience all the benefits that go along with plein air painting in this two day art intensive with instructor Britt Greenland. Create art in a beautiful outdoor setting, capturing the true colors of the moment as a camera never could.

Britt will spend …

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Figure Drawing in the Field

6:30pm–8:30pm Tuesday, April 17

Instructor: Gary Nelson

 

Drawing Real People: A practical and proven approach to improving your drawing skills. This introductory, 2-hour workshop is for people interested in a demystified and simple system for improving their people-drawing skills. Course will include: lecture, demonstrations, one-on-one help, constructive comments, feedback, questions and answers. Instructor will supply, visual aids, handouts and …

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Future Masters in Pastel

10am–12:30pm Tuesdays, April 18-May 9 4 sessions

Instructor: Maja Sereda

Pastel along with instructor Maja Sereda as she demonstrates how to learn from the great masters about composition, color use and textures.

See your own style emerge as you begin to master this amazing medium. We will cover a wide range of subjects from …

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Figure Drawing Introduction: Drawing Without Fear

1pm–4pm Saturday, May 12

Instructor: Rosa Veilleux

Learn to figure draw comfortably in this 3-hour course for beginners. Build your sketches using a stick figure foundation. Learn where to look for the sharp balance points on each figure. Understand how fabric behaves when draped over the human body, using basic contour drawing techniques.

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Zentangle Introduction

12–2pm Friday, May 4 or June 8

Instructor: Juliette Fiessinger, CZT

Zentangle® is an easy to learn drawing method that teaches you to create beautiful designs through the use of repetitive patterns. This art form can be used in many ways, from greeting cards to creative journals, as well as therapeutic self-expression. …

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Masterful Procedures 6-Week Course

6pm–8:30pm Tuesdays, April 24-May 29 6 sessions

 Instructor: Britt Greenland Take the hard work out of staying prolific.

For beginning to intermediate painters in oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor. Take a hands-on approach in this guided course with Instructor Britt Greenland and you’ll discover art procedures that will make you a better, more accomplished artist.

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Acrylic Birds & Bees

12pm–2pm Tuesdays, April 3–24 No class April 10

Instructor: Shilpa Veerkar

Join instructor Shilpa Veerkar as she guides you in creating acrylic birds and bees in this 4-week acrylic painting course. Discover ways to use vibrant colors and textures to enhance your birds and their settings.

All supplies provided.

 

 

Early Registration through March 13 …

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Portfolio Night & Mentorship Program

Interested in pursuing a career in ART?  Come to the artEAST Portfolio Night at the Issaquah Library!

6:30pm-8:30pm Thursday, March 8  Join us for this informational night and learn what goes into creating a portfolio for college admission, internships, exhibitions and gallery entry.

Representatives from local art colleges and curated galleries will be on hand to explain what …

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2018 Winter Art Courses

Winter Term Registration Now Open – Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing 

Join us for a wide range of art courses designed for art lovers of all skill levels. With our new Annex studio space and expanded courses in glass and drawing, we hope you’ll take advantage of all the artEAST Education Department has to …

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2018 Winter Youth & Teen Art Courses

Winter Term Registration Now Open – Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing 

Drawing, painting ceramics, photography and mixed media: we’ve got it all – including Mid-Winter and Spring Break Camps. Be sure to register now for best pricing! Weekly Art Courses

Youth Ceramics, ages 8-11 6pm–7:30pm Mondays 4-week sessions ongoing

Colored Pencil, …

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Youth Art Fridays

6pm–8:30pm Fridays, February 9 & March 16 Ages 8–12, 3 sessions available

Instructors: Shelly Vollstedt and Rebecca Morrissey

Monthly Friday Night Art Making for ages 8-14. Each month we’ll focus on a different art medium. Bring your friends and enjoy an evening of art exploration. Our artist instructors will teach you fine art techniques at a comfortable …

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