Category Archive: Painting Workshops

Painting workshops

Youth Drawing and Painting Summer Camps

Monday–Friday, July 31 – August 4 Ages 7–11

9am–12pm Youth Drawing Camp A whole week filled with cute little animals? Count me in! There will be lions, and tigers and bears, oh my! As well as animals that go quack, moo and baa. And ones that fly, swim and slither. Drawing has never been so much fun! We …

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Watercolor Sunday

8:00–10:00am Sunday, October 15

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

Learn some fun watercolor techniques and watch some cool demos by instructor Priyanka Parmanand. A relaxing interactive session to encourage artists to develop their own style and techniques.

No previous art experience required, just come, paint & have fun. What a perfect way to spend evening with a …

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Paint Dancing

Saturday, October 14, 7–10pm

Facilitator: Gail Baker and Benjamin Wills

Paint Dancing is a new kind of art created for the purpose of expanding yourself for fun in two different mediums at once. All you need is your paint clothes and dancing shoes and you’re ready to go.  Expand your world to Paint Dancing …

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Teen Illustration

Mondays, beginning September 11–November 134:30–6pm (4 week sessions)

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 …

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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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Oil Painting Monthly Course

6:30–8:30pm Thursdays, September 7–October 26, 2017 (monthly enrollment)

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 to use …

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Painting from the Fire Within

Sunday, September 10, 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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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 …

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Youth Painting

Wednesdays, beginning September 6–November 8, 2017 4–5:30pm 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 …

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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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Watercolor Night Out

Friday, August 11, 6:30–8:30pm

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

Enjoy this summer evening painting watercolor fruits and flowers. One part inspiration and one part instruction, this will not be a usual “follow step by step” class, but relaxing interactive session to encourage artists to develop their own style and techniques. 

Snacks & refreshments provided. No previous art …

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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 …

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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 Class Full 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, …

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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 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. …

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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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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 …

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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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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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