Category Archive: For Practicing Artists

Workshops where some prior experience is helpful

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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