Category Archive: Painting Workshops

Painting workshops

Light & Shadow in Painting

Saturdays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27, 10am–12pm (4 sessions)

Instructor: Diana Grant

This class will begin with viewing contemporary paintings to discuss the use of light and shadow. We will look at light and shadows on buildings, faces, water, landscapes and still lifes in every medium. This class is about educating our eyes and then …

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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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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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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.

Includes a trip to the community center for Issaquah’s annual Splash Day on …

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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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Teen Illustration

Mondays, beginning March 6–May 29 4:30–6pm monthly registration

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 posters, flyers, …

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artEAST Studio Group

Mondays 7–9:30pm or Wednesdays 12:30–3pm, January 24–June 26 (monthly enrollment)

Coordinators: Ellen Borison and Cynthia Hall

Members only. Artists of all levels welcome.

If you are a member committed to growing as an artist then engage with your peers in one of our weekly studio groups and be part of this supportive and inclusive group.

WE ARE PERSUADED that …

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Youth Painting

Wednesdays, beginning February 15–May 314–5:30pm monthly registration

Instructor: Ashley Richard

Art helps kids to think creatively and gives them an outlet for self expression.

Instructor Ashley Richard will teach students painting techniques and color theory beginning with watercolor painting and moving into various paint styles at each student’s own pace.

This ongoing course allows for each student to work …

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Oil Painting 6-Week Course

Second session now enrolling: Thursdays, March 2 -April 6, 6:30pm–8:30pm (6 sessions each)

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 …

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Youth Art Workshop Series

Fridays, January 6–June 94–5:30pm monthly registration

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

It’s no secret – kids love art! Painting and drawing stimulate creativity, teach patience through perseverance, and enrich the academic lives of young people.

Expose young artists to new theories and concepts such as color theory, composition, perspective, sight measuring, and proportion from the first day, and …

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Watercolor for Beginners

Saturday, January 14, 10am–12pm

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

This is a beginner level class where you will learn the basics of water colors. This class will introduce you to variety of simple supplies and tools you need to know when you start working with watercolors. Watch short demos given by instructor and explore …

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Introduction to Encaustic

Saturday, February 4, 10am–4pm 

Instructor: Deborah Kapoor

Discover the ancient technique of encaustic painting! Made of beeswax, damar resin and pigment, it is recognized for its luminous layering capacity to build rich surfaces. The process involves heat fusing layers of paint together to create smooth and textured finishes. Basic techniques are covered in this workshop …

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Mono Print Portraits

Sunday, February 19, 1–5pm

Instructor: Gail Baker

Mono print portraits… with mixed media.

In this workshop we begin with Touch Drawing to create several mono print portraits (intuitive, quiet, sensual, slow) on archival tissue paper and rice paper. When these pieces dry (about 1/2 hour) We”ll embellish them with Nupastels, ink, and watercolor …

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Mid-Winter & Spring Break Camps

Monday–Friday, February 20-24 or April 10-14 9am–12pm Color Illustration 1-4pm Ceramics & More Ages 7-12

Instructors: Gail Baker, Shelly Vollstedt & Benjamin Wills

Spend a week immersed in art on your school break! Register for morning, afternoon or all day camp.

 

Creative Illustration is for students with active imaginations who like …

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Introduction to Mixed Media

Saturday, February 25, 10am–4pm

Instructor: Jacqui Beck

This workshop will give you a good introduction to incorporating a variety of media into paintings. 

You will learn: creating and using collage materials, stamping, stenciling, incorporating drawing materials (colored pencils & watercolor crayons). There will also be an introduction to scratching, sanding, scraping, and other …

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Encaustic Collage

Saturday, March 4, 10am–4pm 

Instructor: Deborah Kapoor

Encaustic collage incorporates mixed media between translucent layers of beeswax onto two dimensional supports to create a rich and luminous surface. Bring your own fibrous ephemera such as printed images, old book pages, stencils, etc. to layer between encaustic.

The encaustic process involves heat fusing layers of …

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Paint Night Out

Friday, March 17, 2016, 6:30-9:30pm

Instructor: Ricco DiStefano

Spend an evening with professional painter Ricco DiStefano learning tips and tricks to to complete your own one of a kind art piece while NOT copying from the masters. Ricco will lead the group in exercises to create a vibrant painting with their own hands. All you need …

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Expressive Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting

Saturday & Sunday, March 18 & 19, 10am–4pm (2 sessions) 

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 …

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Painting from the Fire Within

Sunday, March 26, 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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Youth Art Workshop Series

Fridays, September 9–December 16, 4–6pm monthly registration

Instructor: Jason Liekhus

It’s no secret – kids love art! Painting and drawing stimulate creativity, teach patience through perseverance, and enrich the academic lives of young people.

Instructor Jason Liekhus will expose young artists to new theories and concepts such as color theory, composition, perspective, sight measuring, and …

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