Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

Youth Comicbook Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am–12pm, July 5–July 7 (3 days only) Ages 7-11

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

BANG! POW! ZAP! Comics are a central piece of modern art and storytelling. This three day youth camp will equip students with the superpowers necessary to tell a sequential story, bringing their imagination to life in the world of comics!

Campers will work …

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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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Recycled Artist in Residence Summer Camp

Monday–Friday  9am–12pm or 1pm–4pm July 10–July 14 Ages 8-14

Instructor: Gabriele Phillips, Artist in Residence

We are pleased to announce our second Artist in Residence Gabriele Phillips who will be teaching a special camp this summer in conjunction with Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park, Recology Cleanscapes and Parkadilly!

Gabi is a Recycled Materials Artist and …

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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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Teen Handbuilding Ceramics Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am-12pm July 24–28 Ages 11-17

 

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Handbuilding is working with clay by hand, using simple tools. Slab, pinch and coil techniques open up an infinite world of creative possibilities and you’ll get great results fast.

You’ll use all three techniques plus learn about glazes and other surface decorations. You’ll complete several …

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Teen Multi-Media Drawing Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 24– July 28 Ages 11-17

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

Drawing skills are the core of any two-dimensional artist’s ability. Whether you’re an experienced artist or novice, this camp will allow you to expand your abilities over the course of the week.

Spend your afternoons drawing in various media, increasing and honing your innate drawing skills. Includes a …

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Youth Drawing Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 31 – August 4 Youth Ages 7–11

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Learn the elements of drawing in this camp designed to bring out the creative artist in everyone. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction will be tailored to suit each individual’s skill level.

Ekta Gupta has more than 13 years of teaching experience in …

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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.

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

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3-D Mixed Media Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 9am–12pm, August 7 – August 11 Youth Ages 7-11

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Discover your inner artist and gain skills that will last a lifetime. Join us as we explore a variety of art media, including acrylics and watercolors, sculptural wire, textiles, wood and clay. Each day, we’ll focus on a different medium, creating an individual “art …

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Colored Pencil Drawing Camps

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, August 7 – August 11 Ages: 7-11 or Monday–Friday 9am12pm, August 14 – August 18 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 summer. Spend a week (or two) with us and learn how to …

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Teen Photography Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1m–4pm, August 14–18 Ages 11–17

Instructor: Larissa Herbert

Have fun experimenting by taking digital photos from different perspectives: up high, down low, getting close, stepping back, moving around the subject to photograph it from different sides… Find a point of interest or focal point before taking the picture and learn how to highlight it. …

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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 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

7pm–9:30pm Mondays, June 5 – August 21, 2017 ($10 per session)

Members only. Artists of all levels welcome.

If you are a member committed to growing as an artist then engage with your peers in our weekly studio group and give yourself dedicated time to move our practice forward.

WE ARE PERSUADED that making lots of work is NECESSARY FOR IMPROVEMENT; …

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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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