Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

2018 Winter Art Courses

Winter Term Registration Now Open – Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing 

Join us for a wide range of art courses designed for art lovers of all skill levels. With our new Annex studio space and expanded courses in glass and drawing, we hope you’ll take advantage of all the artEAST Education Department has to …

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2018 Winter Youth & Teen Art Courses

Winter Term Registration Now Open – Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing 

Drawing, painting ceramics, photography and mixed media: we’ve got it all – including Mid-Winter and Spring Break Camps. Be sure to register now for best pricing! Weekly Art Courses

Youth Ceramics, ages 8-11 6pm–7:30pm Mondays 4-week sessions Jan 8-Mar 26

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Youth Art Fridays

6pm–8:30pm Fridays, January 19, February 9 & March 16 Ages 8–12, 3 sessions available

Instructors: Shelly Vollstedt and Rebecca Morrissey

Monthly Friday Night Art Making for ages 8-14. Each month we’ll focus on a different art medium. Bring your friends and enjoy an evening of art exploration. Our artist instructors will teach you fine art techniques at …

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Youth Painting

4–5:30pm Wednesdays, January 10-March 28 Ages 8–11, monthly registration

Instructor: Shelly Vollstedt

Art helps kids to think creatively and gives them an outlet for self expression. Instructor Shelly Vollstedt will teach students painting techniques and color theory at each student’s level while allowing them to explore their own creativity and expression.

This ongoing course allows for each student to …

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Designing for Visual Dialogue

7pm–9pm Wednesdays, January 17–March 14, 2018 8-week course (no class February 21)

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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Youth Ceramics

6–7:30pm Mondays, January 9-March 27 Ages 8-11

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Join instructor “Sam” Sinanan for ceramics at the artEAST Annex studio space and learn clay techniques from hand building to applying glazes. You’ll learn to create architectural, sculptural and functional pieces that can be as practical or abstract as you wish.*

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Acrylic Landscapes

10-11:30am Tuesdays, January 16–February 6, 2018 (4 sessions)

Instructor: Pamela Poirier

Find the artist in you.

Learn techniques to create your own paintings using acrylic paint on canvas. Emphasis on basic line and color composition. Enhance your skills and your confidence in this 4-week course. You’ll explore line, texture, hue and proportion while creating beautiful acrylic …

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Hand Knit Metal Wire Necklace Course

6:30–9:30pm Mondays, January 22 & 29 (2 sessions)

Instructor: Anne Lindsay

This exciting class teaches you how to hand knit metal wire jewelry. This technique is also known as the ancient art form of Viking Knit.

Instructor Anne Lindsay will teach you about different wire gauges, how to safely handle wire tools and discover the …

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Colored Pencil for Adults

12pm–1:30pm Thursdays, January 4–March 29 (monthly registration)

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Remember the joy a new box of colored pencils filled you with as a child? Join us to 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 a …

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Colored Pencil for Teens

4pm–5:30pm Thursdays, January 4-March 29 Ages: 11-17, monthly registration

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Remember the joy of opening a new box of color pencils? The possibilities seemed endless. Come relive that feeling this spring. 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 Course

1:40pm–3:40pm Thursdays, January 4–March 29 (monthly registration)

Instructor: Linda Harold

Join Instructor Linda Harold and learn the basic “how-to’s” of oil painting. You’ll learn about the different types of brushes and how to use them, experimenting with various brush strokes and the vocabulary of color.

Students will learn how and why to use a color wheel, …

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Teen Illustration Course

4:30pm–6pm Mondays, January 8-March 26 Ages 13–17, monthly reigstration

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

Illustration is exemplifying a concept; making an idea visible to better understand it. Historically used for decoration, interpretation or a visual explanation of a text, concept or process, illustrations are generally intended for published media, such as posters, flyers, magazines, books, teaching materials, …

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“Drawing Natures Forms” Beginner to Advanced

5:30pm–8:30pm Tuesdays January 9–30, 2018 (4 sesisons)

Instructor: Maja Sereda

Draw along with Maja as you explore many forms of nature: from leaves to mushrooms, pinecones, corals, sea shells and more.

Learn different drawing techniques, sharpen your observation skills, explore textures and tackle different mediums to find your perfect fit. Leave the course with a handful of …

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Ceramic Wheel Throwing

6–9pm Saturdays, March 3, 10 & 17 (3 sessions)

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 …

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Multi-Media “Let’s Face It”

12:30–2pm Tuesdays, January 9 – February 27

Instructor: Shilpa Veerkar

A watercolor, graphite, collage and stenciling course on faces.

Instructor Shilpa Veerkar will guide you in face mapping, slowly developing the pencil skills and learning to paint various types of faces which will help you in expressing your dreams, reality, imagination, etc. into beautiful memories.

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Watercolor Birds

 

12:30–2pm Tuesdays, March 6–27

Instructor: Shilpa Veerkar

Join instructor Shilpa Veerkar as she guides you in creating watercolor birds in this 4-week painting course. You’ll discover ways to use vibrant colors and textures to enhance your birds and their settings.

Shilpa will teach you gradient techniques and washes through live demos while using watercolors and fine …

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Tin Art Workshop

10am–5pm Saturday, January 20

Instructor: Nia Michaels

Hammers, tin and shears – oh my! Join instructor Nia Michaels for a full day tin art workshop at the artEAST Annex:

In this class, you will explore working with decorative tins (cookie tins, tea tins, etc) to create colorful, textural pieces. It’s like collage, but with metal …

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Expressive Abstract Drawing

12pm–5pm Saturday, February 3

Instructor: Gail Baker

Your alphabet. Your voice.

Instructor Gail Baker will guide you through expressing yourself through abstract drawing. You’ll learn to create marks and shapes in new and engaging ways. Together you’ll work in large scale media, using black and white house paint, big charcoal, sticks, …

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Mixed Media: Your Personal Album Cover

3pm-6pm Saturday, March 10

Instructor: Rebecca Morrissey

Have you ever wanted to be a rock star? How about an indie, soul or pop icon? Whatever the dream, now is the time to channel that fantasy into artistic reality.

Think about the music your album cover would represent and then let your imagination fly. You’ll create …

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Expressive Acrylic & Mixed Media

10am–4pm Saturday & Sunday, February 3–4, 2017

Instructor: Jacqui Beck

This 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 is more expressive, contemporary, …

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