Category Archive: For Practicing Artists

Workshops where some prior experience is helpful

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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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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“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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“Nature’s Fantasies” Advanced Drawing

5:30pm–8:30pm Tuesdays March 6–April 10, 2018 (6 sesisons)

Instructor: Maja Sereda

Allow instructor Maja Sereda to show you how to let your imagination fly! First, we will create gorgeous watercolor washes on paper, and then draw nature’s forms in interesting and unique compositions.

Maja will show you how to combine your observation skills, drawing …

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Printmaking: Relief and Intaglio Processes

9:30am–12:30pm Wednesdays, March 7-28 (4 sessions)

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

Join instructor Leslie Moon as she teaches you two different printmaking techniques using the printing press: Relief and Intaglio. You will learn how to prepare your plates for each technique, transfer your ideas, ink the plate, print your designs and sign your work. A great workshop for …

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Watercolor Greeting Cards

12:30–2pm Tuesdays, November 21 – December 12 (4 sessions)

Instructor: Shilpa Veerkar

Sending cards means sending love, warmth and gratitude. When you give it a personal touch by making the cards yourself, it shows you care.

With various techniques, live demos and step by step instruction, you’ll learn to create various textures and patterns while …

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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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“Be Brave, Bold and Quick: Gesture Figure Drawing”

Saturday & Sunday, November 3 & 4, 10am–5pm weekend intensive workshop

No longer available.

Instructor: Barbara Fugate

Gesture drawings capture a sense of the model’s life spirit and action—of how they are, not what they look like. Such a drawing practice teaches us to be more compassionate observers and enthusiastic participants in our drawings.

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Designing for Visual Dialogue

Wednesdays, September 6–November 1, 6:30–8:30pm 8-week course (no class October 18)

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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