Category Archive: Painting Workshops

Painting workshops

Plein Air Art at the Historic Shell

10am–1pm, Saturday, July 15

Facilitator: Rebecca Morrissey

Spend your morning relaxing and painting (or drawing) at the little triangle park next to the Historic Shell Station in downtown Issaquah. Light snacks provided. BYO coffee and preferred art supplies. Additional supplies will be on hand if you choose.

artEAST will provide easels, benches and stools …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/05/plein-air-art-arteast/

Acrylic Paint Night Out

Friday, August 18, 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 is the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/05/paint-night-out-summer/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/05/notan-2017/

Watercolor Night Out

Friday, August 11, 6:30–8:30pm

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

 

This is a fun night out for watercolor lovers of all levels. Join us for light snacks and refreshments as we create beautiful watercolor images with instructor Priyanka Parmanand. She’ll show you ways to loosen up your paint style and express the feeling of summer through …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/05/watercolor-night-out-summer/

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! …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/03/plein-air-picnic/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/03/watercolor-birds/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/03/art-night-out-2017/

“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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/02/anything-but-the-brush-summer-camp-2017/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/02/teen-illustration-summer-camp/

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 unconventional tools to create art that is fun and memorable.

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

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/02/messy-kids-painting-summer-camp/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/02/creative-illustration-summer-camp-2017/

Exploring Light & Shadow in Painting

Saturday, May 6, 10am–12pm (1 session)

Instructor: Diana Grant

This class is about exploring the effect of light and shadows in painting through developing an understanding of the sun’s path, how to make an accurate looking shadow and what color to make the shadow. We will look at the work of contemporary artists and how …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/02/light-shadow-2017/

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, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2017/02/teen-illustration/

Youth Painting

Wednesdays, beginning March 8–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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/11/youth-painting/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/11/oil-painting-6-weeks/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/11/youth-art-workshop-fridays/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/11/encaustic-introduction2017/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/11/mono-print-portraits/

Spring Break Camps

April 10-14 9am–12pm Mixed Media Art 1-4pm Sculpture Art Ages 7-12

Instructors: Gail Baker & Benjamin Wills

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

 

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

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/11/camps-for-kids-arteast/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/11/intro-to-mixed-media/

Page 1 of 212