Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

Fall Art Courses Now Available

artEAST’s fall schedule is now available for registration. Courses for youth and adults, now through the end of 2016. Click on any of the links below for more details and to register.

Adults

Journaling: Altered Books, August 18 & 25, 6-9pm

Join Artist in Residence Lindsay Peyton for this altered book …

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Colored Pencil Drawing Class

Thursdays, 12–1:30pm, September 8–December 22 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, 4:30–5:30pm,  September 8–December 22 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 summer. Spend your Thursdays learning how to use this versatile, portable and easily accessible medium. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction …

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Youth Art Workshop Series

Fridays, September 9–December 16, 4–6pm monthly registration

Instructor: Jason Liekhus

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

Instructor Jason Liekhus will expose young artists to new theories and concepts such as color theory, composition, perspective, sight measuring, and …

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Zentangle Introduction

Friday mornings, September 9 or November 4, 10am–12pm Thursdays evenings, September 15 or November 17, 6:30–8:30pm

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 …

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Print & Sip Night

Fridays, 6:30–9:30pm October 14, November 11 or December 9

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

Not your run-of-the-mill Paint & Sip Class. This is quality instruction from Leslie Nan Moon while enjoying light snacks & refreshments. All block-printing materials provided. Perfect for a date night or fun with friends. Celebrate a relaxing Friday night out at artEAST.

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Oil Pastel Workshop

Saturdays, September 10 & 17, 10am–2:30pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Peggy Braeutigam

Join Peggy in a relaxed, supportive workshop designed for beginning through intermediate artists interested in exploring some of the possibilities of working with oil pastels. Whether you have some experience with oil pastels, or are curious to know what this medium is all about …

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Figure Drawing Open Studio

Mondays, September 12–December 19, 9:30am–11:30am (short pose), 12–2pm (long pose) No sessions October 10 (14 weeks)

Coordinators: Ellen Borison & Lee Berry

These open model sessions offer participants the opportunity to practice drawing from the nude model without instruction. For the morning short pose session, the first hour will typically be spent on 1, 2, and 5 …

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Evening Figure Drawing Open Studio

2nd & 4th Tuesdays, September 13, 27, October 11, 25, November 8, 22, December 13 & 27, 7–9:30pm (8 sessions)

Facilitator: Ellen Borison

This will be a mixed session, consisting of both nude and clothed, short and longer narrative poses, suitable for gesture painting as well as drawing.

Some figure drawing experience is …

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Zentangle Beyond Basics

Tuesdays, September 13–December 6, 12–2pm 4 sessions each

Instructor: Juliette Fiessinger, CZT

The Zentangle Beyond Basics classes will build on what you learned in the Intro class and continue your journey by gaining additional depth and understanding of the Zentangle® method. These classes will help you expand your tangle patterns library …

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Club Mud

Tuesdays, 4-6pm, September 13–December 20 (five week sessions) Ages 10-16

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 from …

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Creative Clay Exploration: a Facilitated Ceramics Studio

Fridays, 6:30–9:30pm September 23, October 28, November 18 or December 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 featured project, then students …

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iPad Art

Saturday, September 24, 6:30–9pm 

Instructor: Pamela Holderman

Learn the fundamentals of digital painting and drawing in a relaxed environment: with refreshments! Try out a new way to create using your fingers and an iPad.

This class is designed for beginners and traditional artists looking to expand their abilities while still having …

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Into the Wild: Take Your Art Further

Saturday, September 24, 10am–4pm

Instructors: Gail Baker and Jacqui Beck

Jump into painting without hesitation. Allow the illogical. Own the artistic license you’ve heard about. Spend the day with us and enjoy the process of discovering a wild selection of ways to free yourself up and confuse the censor as you make art.

Here’s your …

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artEAST Studio Group

Mondays 7–9:30pm or Wednesdays 12:30–3pm, October 3–December 21 (monthly sessions)

Moderators: Ellen Borison and Cynthia Hall

This group is inspired by artEAST’s motto: The power of community in visual art.

The ALL NEW artEAST Studio Group is for artEAST members only. It is a benefit we have long hoped to achieve, offering studio …

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Figure Drawing Exercise Class

Wednesdays, October 5–26 or November 2–30 (no class November 23), 9:30am–12:00pm (4 sessions each)

Instructor: Ellen Borison

This figure drawing exercise class is appropriate for both new and experienced figurists. This series will include figure drawing exercises that will help create a foundation for a new practice, as well as exercises to …

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Dry Pastel Workshop

Saturdays, October 15 & 22, 10am–2:30pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Peggy Braeutigam

Join Peggy in a relaxed, supportive workshop designed for beginning through intermediate artists interested in exploring some of the possibilities of working with dry pastels. Whether you have some experience with dry pastels, or are curious to know what this medium is all about you …

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Still Life with Tea

Saturdays, October 15 & 22, 3–5pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

If you love food & art then this workshop is for you. In this two day workshop, doodlers will draw fantastic food sketches of fruits, veggies, herbs, dessert and even pots and pans. Take home a fun illustrated recipe on the final day.

One …

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Expressive Flowers in Mixed Media Series

Saturday and Sunday, October 29 & 30 , 10am–2pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Carrie Schmitt

This two day workshop offers a variety of techniques to create unique and vibrant floral paintings. Based on Carrie Schmitt’s book, each day she will share tricks and tips to develop your own style by sharing how she incorporates design elements …

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Fused Glass Workshops

Saturdays, 9:30am–12:30pm November 5, 19 or December 3

Instructor: Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger

Experience glass fusing at one or all 3 of these colorful courses: 12″x12″ platter, a set of appetizer plates or holiday ornaments. Enjoy a fun and creative experience while also crossing a couple of gifts off your list.

November 5

Make a 12″x12″ platter layering colored glass between …

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