Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

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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Summer Art Camps at artEAST 2017

DIVE INTO CREATIVITY THIS SUMMER with our Art Camps for kids & teens at artEAST in downtown Issaquah. Morning & afternoon camps available in a variety or art forms. See below for details and registration.

AM Camps run from 9am to noon, PM camps run from 1pm to 4pm.

June 26–30 (ages 11–17) AM

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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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Mixed Media Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, June 26 – June 30 Teens Ages 11-17

Instructor: Gail Baker

Explore the 2-D world of paint and color in this fun and creative mixed media summer camp. Discover new techniques for creating paintings using different tools and materials to create your art.

Mixed Media allows you to mix it up: literally! While students experiment with various tools …

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Youth Comicbook Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am–12pm, July 5–July 7 (3 days only) Ages 7-11

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

BANG! POW! ZAP! Comics are a central piece of modern art and storytelling. This three day youth camp will equip students with the superpowers necessary to tell a sequential story, bringing their imagination to life in the world of comics!

Campers will work …

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“Anything but the Brush” Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 17 – July 21 Teens ages 11-17 or Wednesday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 5– July 7 Youth ages 7-11

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

Splat, smear, poke, rip, smush, dab, destroy, reconstruct. If you were to take away a brush from your process of making, what tools would you use to render your image?

Taking a cue from the …

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Recycled Artist in Residence Summer Camp

Monday–Friday  9am–12pm or 1pm–4pm July 10–July 14 Ages 8-14

Instructor: Summer Artist in Residence

Junior artists will assist the Recology and artEAST Artist in Residence in creating a 2 month installation piece for Lake Sammamish State park using upcycled and repurposed supplies for this one-of-kind art week.

Campers will spend time creating their own art pieces as well …

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Teen Illustration Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am–12pm, July 17 – July 21 Ages 11-17

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 intended for published media, such as …

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Teen Handbuilding Ceramics Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am-12pm July 24–28 Ages 11-17

 

Instructor: Karen Abel

Handbuilding is working with clay by hand, using simple tools. Slab, pinch and coil techniques open up an infinite world of creative possibilities and you’ll get great results fast.

You’ll use all three techniques plus learn about glazes and other surface decorations. You’ll complete …

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Teen Multi-Media Drawing Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 24– July 28 Ages 11-17

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

Drawing skills are the core of any two-dimensional artist’s ability. Whether you’re an experienced artist or novice, this camp will allow you to expand your abilities over the course of the week.

Spend your afternoons drawing in various media, increasing and honing your innate drawing skills. Includes a …

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Youth Drawing Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 31 – August 4 Youth Ages 7–11

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Learn the elements of drawing in this camp designed to bring out the creative artist in everyone. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction will be tailored to suit each individual’s skill level.

Ekta Gupta has more than 13 years of teaching experience in …

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Messy Kids Painting Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 31 – August 4 Youth Ages 7–11

Instructor: Rebecca Morrissey

Art is messy and fun in this hands on paint camp.Splash, smush, rub and scrape onto the canvas using toys as your tools to create art that is fun and memorable.

Test your imagination while you incorporate traditional art principles into this non-traditional art …

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3-D Mixed Media Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am–12pm, August 7 – August 11 Youth Ages 7-11

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Discover your inner artist and gain skills that will last a lifetime. Join us as we explore a variety of art media, including acrylics and watercolors, sculptural wire, textiles, wood and clay. Each day, we’ll focus on a different medium, creating an individual “art …

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Colored Pencil Drawing Camps

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, August 7 – August 11 Ages: 7-11 or Monday–Friday 9am12pm, August 14 – August 18 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 a week (or two) with us and learn how to …

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Teen Photography Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1m–4pm, August 14–18 Ages 11–17

Instructor: Larissa Herbert

Have fun experimenting by taking digital photos from different perspectives: up high, down low, getting close, stepping back, moving around the subject to photograph it from different sides… Find a point of interest or focal point before taking the picture and learn how to highlight it. …

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Creative Illustration Teen Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am–12pm, August 21–25 Ages 11–17

Instructor: Gail Baker

Creative Illustration is for students with active imaginations who like to draw and paint.  We’ll be diving into playful exercises, developing concepts and characters in their environments through illustration. Basic design principles and color exploration set the foundation for your …

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