Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

Teen Mask Making Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1-4pm, August 21–25 Ages 11–17

Instructor: Gail Baker

We live in a land of forests, mountains, lakes, and rivers.  The animals calling this place home are plentiful and beautiful. We can get to know them as we study their forms and build them in wearable, 3-dimensional headdresses.  The …

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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 …

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Portfolio Creation Night

Interested in pursuing a career in ART?

Join us for this free informational night and learn what goes into creating a portfolio for college admission, internships, exhibitions and gallery entry.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7-8:30pm

Free. RSVP to artEAST ASAP to ensure we have enough space. Representatives from local colleges and …

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Winter Art Courses for 2017

Warm your soul with new art courses this winter!

Whether you’re looking for a Night Out or have your days free, we’ve got art courses for everyone. Are the Kids Going Stir Crazy? Are you a Serious Artist or just wanting to Dip Your Toe in the Art Pool? Have a …

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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 Thursdays 1:45–4:15pm, 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 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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Colored Pencil Drawing Class

Thursdays, 12–1:30pm, March 9–June 8 monthly registration

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Remember the joy that a new box of colored pencils filled you with, as a child? Come experience the same thrill while learning additional techniques to use this versatile, portable and easily accessible medium. No drawing experience or expertise necessary.

Each month we will focus …

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Colored Pencil for Teens

Thursdays, 4:30–6pm, January 5–June 8 monthly registration Ages: 11-17

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Remember the joy of opening a new box of color pencils? The possibilities seemed endless. Come relive that feeling this winter. Spend your Thursdays learning how to use this versatile, portable and easily accessible medium. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction will …

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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 …

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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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PreK Art

Tuesdays, 10–10:45am, beginning March 7–May 30 monthly registration Ages: 4-6

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Enjoy the fundamentals of art in this preschool art class for kids ages four to six.

Art is fun and challenges our minds to think creatively and critically. Students will explore a range of art styles and formats to keep their hands and minds …

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Muddy Buddies

Tuesdays, 4–5:30pm, January 10–June 6 (4 week sessions) Ages 7–11

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Did you know 1/3 of the earth is formed from dirt? Join us for Clay Time and turn dirt into pottery. You’ll learn techniques for hand building and applying glazes, while creating architectural, sculptural and functional pieces.

Holding a Teaching Artist Certificate from …

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Club Mud

Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm, January 10–June 6 (4 week sessions) Ages 12-16

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Did you know 1/3 of the earth is formed from dirt? Join us for Club Mud and turn dirt into pottery. You’ll learn techniques for hand building and applying glazes, while creating architectural, sculptural and functional pieces.

Holding a Teaching Artist Certificate …

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Print Night Out

Fridays, 6:30–9:30pm April 14, May 12 or June 9

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

Not your run-of-the-mill Paint & Sip Class. This is quality block printing instruction from Leslie Nan Moon while enjoying light snacks & refreshments. All materials provided. Perfect for a date night or fun with friends. Celebrate a relaxing Friday night out …

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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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Clay Night Out: Creative Clay Exploration

Fridays, 6:30–9:30pm April 28, May 26 or June 23

Instructor: Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger

This is a fun and stress-free opportunity for the whole family to learn more about clay in a historic building with a gallery atmosphere.  Each session will begin with a demonstration of a featured project, then students are free …

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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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Ceramic Wheel Throwing

Saturdays, May 6, 13 & 27, 6–9pm (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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Valentine Card Printmaking

Saturday, February 11, 10am–1pm

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

Join Leslie for a drop-in card making event just in time for Valentine’s Day. Make your own block and print as many cards as you like. Class fee includes 4 cards and your completed block to take home.

Families are encouraged to enjoy this art making …

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