Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

Final Week of Art Camps at artEAST

Summer is Almost Over. Get in one last week of art with Gail Baker’s Creative Illustration and Mask Making Camps. Gail has over 20 years experience in mask making and mixed media. Growing your imagination is the key to a successful creative and artistic life. Expand your creativity now!

Aug 21-25 (ages 11-17)

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Youth Drawing and Painting Summer Camps

Monday–Friday, July 31 – August 4 Ages 7–11

9am–12pm Youth Drawing Camp A whole week filled with cute little animals? Count me in! There will be lions, and tigers and bears, oh my! As well as animals that go quack, moo and baa. And ones that fly, swim and slither. Drawing has never been so much fun! We …

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Watercolor Sunday

8:00–10:00am Sunday, October 15

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

Learn some fun watercolor techniques and watch some cool demos by instructor Priyanka Parmanand. A relaxing interactive session to encourage artists to develop their own style and techniques.

No previous art experience required, just come, paint & have fun. What a perfect way to spend evening with a …

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Felt Animals

12–1:30pm, Saturday, September 23

Instructor: Elizabeth Jackson

 

Learn to needle felt animals in this fun and engaging evening of art with friends and refreshments. Enjoy this lively fiber art course with your friends and family.

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

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Fall Art Courses for 2017

It’s time to get serious about art. Join us for courses this fall and expand your love of art.

Beginner to advanced, we have courses to bring your art to the next level. Discover a new art style, hone your current skills and experience the fun of an art night out

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Paint Dancing

Saturday, October 14, 7–10pm

Facilitator: Gail Baker and Benjamin Wills

Paint Dancing is a new kind of art created for the purpose of expanding yourself for fun in two different mediums at once. All you need is your paint clothes and dancing shoes and you’re ready to go.  Expand your world to Paint Dancing …

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Teen Illustration

Mondays, beginning September 11–November 134:30–6pm (4 week sessions)

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

To illustrate is to exemplify a concept, to make an idea visible to better understand it. Illustration has historically been used as a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process. Illustrations are generally …

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Print Night Out

6:30–9:30pm Saturday, September 9, 2017

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

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

This workshop is …

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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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Zentangle Introduction

12–2pm Fridays, September 15, October 6 or November 3, 2017

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 …

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Expressive Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting

10am–4pm Saturday & Sunday, October 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 …

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Colored Pencil Drawing Class

Thursdays, 12–1:30pm, September 7–November 9 (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 on …

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Oil Painting Monthly Course

6:30–8:30pm Thursdays, September 7–October 26, 2017 (monthly enrollment)

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 and how to use …

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Painting from the Fire Within

Sunday, September 10, 10am–4pm

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 painting process and in life. Paint for …

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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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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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