Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

Art Nights Out this Summer

Join us for these fun Friday Night art sessions where you can learn several different art styles with refreshments and friends. All experience levels welcome.

Clay Night Out 3 hours of ceramic time with two instructors and all the friends you can invite. 6:30-9:30pm July 28 or August 25 Figure …

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Felting Night Out

6:30–8:30pm, Saturday, August 19

Instructor: Elizabeth Jackson

 

Learn to needle felt in this fun and engaging evening of art with friends and refreshments. Enjoy a relaxing and entertaining night out creating your own felted animal to take home.

Learn to create 3-dimensional sculpture using loose wool and needles with instructor Elizabeth Jackson. All materials …

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Summer Art Courses for 2017

Get Ready for Sunshine and Summer Art Making at artEAST!

We’re rounding out spring at artEAST with beautiful art courses indoors and out! Take a look at our classes designed for your skill and interest level. In addition to nine weeks of Summer Art Camps for youth and teens, artEAST is excited to celebrate summer with special …

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Stretch Your Own Canvas

7pm–9pm, Tuesday, August 22

Facilitator: Susan Walker

Learn to stretch your own canvas and never have to rely on store bought canvas again!

Walk away with your own canvas, gessoed, wired to hang, and ready to paint on. Learn how to stretch your own 12″ x 12″ canvas using stretcher bars from Canada and #12 cotton …

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Plein Air Art at the Historic Shell

10am–1pm, Saturday, July 15

Facilitator: Rebecca Morrissey

Spend your morning relaxing and painting (or drawing) at the little triangle park next to the Historic Shell Station in downtown Issaquah. Light snacks provided. BYO coffee and preferred art supplies. Additional supplies will be on hand if you choose.

artEAST will provide easels, benches and stools …

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Colored Pencil Night Out

6:30–9:30pm, Friday, July 21

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

 

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

All supplies provided, including quality Prismacolor …

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Call for July: Teach:LEARN Exhibit

Open Call for Juried Art: Calling all artEAST Students!

artEAST is presenting an exhibition for three weeks in July highlighting artwork inspired by classes at artEAST. This is an opportunity for artEAST students to experience a full jury process and have your work available to sell at artEAST.

In addition to student art, Instructor work will also be on …

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Figure Drawing Night Out

Friday, June 30, 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Eric Swangstu

Figure drawing is a powerful and enjoyable way to express humanity through art. Using pencil, charcoal and pastels, students will be able to sketch the nude model with instruction from Eric Swangstu. Whether you have never sketched figures before of you are a regular at the figure drawing …

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Clay Night Out

Friday, June 23, July 28 or August 25, 6:30-9:30pm

 

Instructor: Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger and Shelly Vollstedt

This is a fun and stress-free opportunity for the whole family to learn more about clay in a historic building with a gallery atmosphere.  Each session will begin with a demonstration of a featured project, then students …

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Acrylic Paint Night Out

Friday, August 18, 6:30-9:30pm

Instructor: Ricco DiStefano

Spend an evening with professional painter Ricco DiStefano learning tips and tricks to to complete your own one of a kind art piece while NOT copying from the masters. Ricco will lead the group in exercises to create a vibrant painting with their own hands. All you need is the …

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“All About Line” Figure Drawing Intensive

Satruday & Sunday, November 3 & 4, 10am–5pm weekend intensive workshop

Instructor: Barbara Fugate

Perhaps the most intimate and direct expression in drawing is Line. Making Lines is a visual language that conveys both emotion and likeness. This class is designed to further your vocabulary in both ways, expressively and visually with a wide …

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Designing for Visual Dialogue

Wednesdays, September 6–November 1, 6:30–8:30pm 8-week course (no class October 18)

Instructor: Pamela Beer

Could your painting compositions use some fresh ideas? This class structure will give you creative confidence, the ability to discern good design, and strong tools for making well-designed abstracts. By the end of class some simple self-critique tools will remove …

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Watercolor Night Out

Friday, August 11, 6:30–8:30pm

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

Enjoy this summer evening painting watercolor fruits and flowers. One part inspiration and one part instruction, this will not be a usual “follow step by step” class, but relaxing interactive session to encourage artists to develop their own style and techniques. 

Snacks & refreshments provided. No previous art …

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Figure Drawing Open Studio

Mondays, 10am–1pm, drop in only ongoing, email to register

 

Coordinators: Ellen Borison & Lee Berry

These open model sessions offer participants the opportunity to practice drawing from the nude model without instruction.

Some prior figure drawing experience is helpful. Participants must supply their own papers and drawing materials. Drawing benches and easels are available for your …

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Plein Air Picnic

Saturday, May 20, 12pm–4pm

Facilitator: Rebecca Morrissey

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon painting at Lake Sammamish State Park. We’ll provide easels, art boards, picnic blankets, al fresco dining and good company for this “plein air” art event. Bring your art supplies of choice and the rest is done for you.

All art mediums welcome! …

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Watercolor Birds

Saturday, May 13, 10am–12pm

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

Loosen up your painting style. Learn to be more spontaneous and expressive! This workshop will encourage students to create paintings that are bold and loose. Instructor will use preliminary wet-on-wet technique to paint different birds and feathers which will be demonstrated during the workshop.

The end …

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Enjoy an Evening of Art

Friday and Saturday Nights at artEAST are full of excitement and of course: Art Making!

Join us for one or all of the following classes focusing on quality art instruction in a relaxed atmosphere:

Print Night Out, second Fridays monthly, March 10, April 14, May 12 & June 9, 6:30-9:30pm Quality instruction from …

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Spring Art Courses for 2017

New Courses Added! Defy the rain and soak yourself in art this spring.

Whether you’re looking for a Night Out or have your days free, we’ve got art courses for everyone. Are the Kids Going Stir Crazy? Are you a Serious Artist or just wanting to Dip Your Toe in the Art …

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Dive Into Creativity This Summer!

Summer Art Camps at artEAST We have art camps for kids & teens at artEAST in downtown Issaquah, morning & afternoon options in a variety or art forms.

Note: All camps are $120 for members and $130 for nonmembers. 

June 26–30 (ages 11–17) AM Printmaking Teen Camp Make your mark on the world by …

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Adventures in Printmaking Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am–12pm, June 26–June 30 Ages 11–17

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

There are more ways to work with ink on paper than simply with a paintbrush or pen. Printmaking will literally show you how to make your mark on the world. Use your hands, your thoughts, and new skills to give your unique voice …

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