Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

artEAST Studio Group

Mondays 7–9:30pm or Wednesdays 12:30–3pm, January 24–June 26 (monthly enrollment)

Coordinators: Ellen Borison and Cynthia Hall

Members only. Artists of all levels welcome.

If you are a member committed to growing as an artist then engage with your peers in one of our weekly studio groups and be part of this supportive and inclusive group.

WE ARE PERSUADED that …

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Youth Painting

Wednesdays, January 4–May 314–5:30pm monthly registration

Instructor: Ashley Richard

Art helps kids to think creatively and gives them an outlet for self expression.

Instructor Ashley Richard will teach students painting techniques and color theory beginning with watercolor painting and moving into various paint styles at each student’s own pace.

This ongoing course allows for each student to work at …

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Colored Pencil Drawing Class

Thursdays, 12–1:30pm, January 5–June 1 monthly registration

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.

Each month we will focus …

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Colored Pencil for Teens

Thursdays, 4:30–6pm, January 5–June 1 monthly registration Ages: 11-17

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Remember the joy of opening a new box of color pencils? The possibilities seemed endless. Come relive that feeling this winter. Spend your Thursdays learning how to use this versatile, portable and easily accessible medium. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction will …

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Oil Painting 6-Week Course

Thursdays, January 5, 12, 19, February 2 9, & 16 6:30pm–8:30pm (6 sessions)

Instructor: Linda Harold

Join Instructor Linda Harold and learn the basic “how-to’s” of oil painting. If you have painted before, join us for a refresher and quickly move on to working at your own pace. We will begin with different types of brushes …

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Youth Art Workshop Series

Fridays, January 6–June 94–5:30pm monthly registration

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

It’s no secret – kids love art! Painting and drawing stimulate creativity, teach patience through perseverance, and enrich the academic lives of young people.

Expose young artists to new theories and concepts such as color theory, composition, perspective, sight measuring, and proportion from the first day, and …

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PreK Art

Tuesdays, 10–10:45am, January 10–May 30 monthly registration Ages: 4-6

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Enjoy the fundamentals of art in this preschool art class for kids ages four to six.

Art is fun and challenges our minds to think creatively and critically. Students will explore a range of art styles and formats to keep their hands and minds engaged …

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Muddy Buddies

Tuesdays, 4–5:30pm, January 10–June 6 (4 week sessions) Ages 7–11

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Did you know 1/3 of the earth is formed from dirt? Join us for Club Mud and turn dirt into pottery. You’ll learn techniques for hand building and applying glazes, while creating architectural, sculptural and functional pieces.

Holding a Teaching Artist Certificate from …

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Club Mud

Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm, January 10–June 6 (4 week sessions) Ages 12-16

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Did you know 1/3 of the earth is formed from dirt? Join us for Club Mud and turn dirt into pottery. You’ll learn techniques for hand building and applying glazes, while creating architectural, sculptural and functional pieces.

Holding a Teaching Artist Certificate …

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Print Night Out

Block printing with friends! Learn the whole process, transfer ideas to a block, carve, ink, then printing.

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Watercolor for Beginners

Saturday, January 14, 10am–12pm

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

This is a beginner level class where you will learn the basics of water colors. This class will introduce you to variety of simple supplies and tools you need to know when you start working with watercolors. Watch short demos given by instructor and explore …

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Creative Clay Exploration: a Facilitated Ceramics Studio

Fridays, 6:30–9:30pm January 20, February 24, March 24, April 28, May 26 or June 23

Instructor: Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger

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 …

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Introduction to Encaustic

Learn the basics of encaustic painting, using beeswax, damar resin and pigment to achieve luminous layered effects.

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Ceramic Wheel Throwing

Saturdays, February 11, 18 & 25, 6–9pm

Instructor: Shelly Vollstedt

Bring a friend and enjoy 3 weeks of ceramics instruction on the potter’s wheel with instructor Shelly Vollstedt. Students will spend the first two weeks learning to throw pottery and successfully build ceramic pots using the hypnotic and tactile potter’s wheel. You’ll learn …

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Valentine Card Printmaking

Saturday, February 11, 10am–1pm

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

Join Leslie for a drop-in card making event just in time for Valentine’s Day. Make your own block and print as many cards as you like. Class fee includes 4 cards and your completed block to take home.

Families are encouraged to enjoy this art making …

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Photography Composition

Sundays, February 12, 1–4pm and February 26, 1–3pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Sarah Dalton

Learn the basics of photography composition in this two day workshop with Instructor Sarah Dalton. Students will have the opportunity to practice what they’ve learned and return for a second session to discuss and expand on their own photographic work.

Day …

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Mono Print Portraits

Sunday, February 19, 1–5pm

Instructor: Gail Baker

Mono print portraits… with mixed media.

In this workshop we begin with Touch Drawing to create several mono print portraits (intuitive, quiet, sensual, slow) on archival tissue paper and rice paper. When these pieces dry (about 1/2 hour) We”ll embellish them with Nupastels, ink, and watercolor …

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Mid-Winter & Spring Break Camps

Monday–Friday, February 20-24 or April 10-14 9am–12pm Color Illustration with Gail Baker 1-4pm Ceramics & More with Shelly Vollstedt Ages 7-12

Instructors: Gail Baker and Shelly Vollstedt

Spend a week immersed in art on your school break! Register for morning, afternoon or all day camp. Get $20 off All Day Enrollment now through January 31, …

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Introduction to Mixed Media

Saturday, February 25, 10am–4pm

Instructor: Jacqui Beck

This workshop will give you a good introduction to incorporating a variety of media into paintings. 

You will learn: creating and using collage materials, stamping, stenciling, incorporating drawing materials (colored pencils & watercolor crayons). There will also be an introduction to scratching, sanding, scraping, and other …

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Encaustic Collage

Come build your own encaustic collage, incorporating your own ephemera between translucent layers of beeswax to create a rich and luminous surface.

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