Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

Photography: “Capturing Emotion” Adult Course

11am–1pm Saturdays, February 10-March 3 (4 week course)

Instructor: Larissa Herbert

Photography allows us to capture a specific moment in time. It creates a window into another world. That moment can convey a range of emotions from happiness to sorrow, joy to fear.

The ability to capture emotion in a photo is what makes a good …

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Photography: “Capturing Emotion” Teen Course

2pm–4pm Saturdays, February 10-March 3 Ages 13-17 (4 week course)

Instructor: Larissa Herbert

Photography allows us to capture a specific moment in time. It creates a window into another world. That moment can convey a range of emotions from happiness to sorrow, joy to fear.

The ability to capture emotion in a photo is what makes …

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Stained Glass: Window to Your Soul

Wednesdays, February 7–21, 6:30–9:30pm  (3 sessions at artEAST Annex)

Instructor: John Casey

Designs of stained glass date back to 7th century. They have been used to depict historical moments in time and create luminous works of art through the colorful light they cast. One of the beautiful things about stained glass pieces is that they are not …

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Winter and Spring Break Camps

Mid-Winter Break February 19–23 / Spring Break April 9–13 Ages 8-12

Instructors: Gail Baker & Ekta Gupta

Enjoy your break making art with these talented instructors. Each camp will have a different focus while delivering quality art instruction.

 9am–12pm Mixed Media Art with Gail Baker

Mixed Media allows you to mix it up: literally! While …

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Clay Night Out: Building Art with Your Hands

Friday, February 23, 6:30-9:30pm

Instructor: Shelly Vollstedt

Spend an evening making your own custom clay pieces with our talented ceramic instructors to guide you along the way.

Come with your own creation in mind or explore some of our sample projects to make one-of-a-kind art pieces with your own two hands.

Class includes …

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Encaustic Layering Techniques

10am–4pm Saturday, March 24, 2018

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 including …

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Beginning Glass Fusing

12pm-4pm Saturday, January 13, 2018 at artEAST Annex

Instructor: John Casey

From this initial 4 hour class, students of all ages will be able to understand the basic physical and chemical characteristics of glass and how these properties effect and dictate the physics behind the melting and molding of glass.  Students will also be …

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Abstract Art Night

6:30-9:30pm Friday, March 2, 2018

Instructor: Ricco DiStefano

Abstract art gives you freedom to create. Let your wild side explore line and shape in this 3-hour art night with instructor Ricco DiStefano. You’ll use palette knives and rags to add texture and form to simple shapes, creating your own one-of-a-kind art piece.

All materials provided.

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“Nature’s Fantasies” Advanced Drawing

5:30pm–8:30pm Tuesdays March 6–April 10, 2018 (6 sesisons)

Instructor: Maja Sereda

Allow instructor Maja Sereda to show you how to let your imagination fly! First, we will create gorgeous watercolor washes on paper, and then draw nature’s forms in interesting and unique compositions.

Maja will show you how to combine your observation skills, drawing …

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Printmaking: Relief and Intaglio Processes

9:30am–12:30pm Wednesdays, March 7-28 (4 sessions)

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

Join instructor Leslie Moon as she teaches you two different printmaking techniques using the printing press: Relief and Intaglio. You will learn how to prepare your plates for each technique, transfer your ideas, ink the plate, print your designs and sign your work. A great workshop for …

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Glass: Making the Mold

Mold Making and Advanced Fusing Techniques Wednesdays, March 7–21, 6:30–9:30pm  (3 sessions at artEAST Annex)

Instructor: John Casey

A powerful tool in any glass artist’s arsenal is the ability to create custom molds for kiln firing. Join instructor John Casey and he’ll walk you through the process of designing and creating a mold of your very …

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Watercolor Greeting Cards

12:30–2pm Tuesdays, November 21 – December 12 (4 sessions)

Instructor: Shilpa Veerkar

Sending cards means sending love, warmth and gratitude. When you give it a personal touch by making the cards yourself, it shows you care.

With various techniques, live demos and step by step instruction, you’ll learn to create various textures and patterns while …

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Painting from the Fire Within

10am–4pm Sunday, January 21

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 process and in life.

Paint for the joy of the …

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Watercolor Sunday

10:00am–12:00pm Sunday, October 15 No longer available.

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 …

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Felt Animals

12–1:30pm, Saturday, September 23

Instructor: Elizabeth Jackson

 

Learn to needle felt animals in this fun and engaging evening of art with friends and refreshments. Enjoy this lively fiber art course with your friends and family.

Learn to create 3-dimensional sculpture using loose wool and needles with instructor Elizabeth Jackson. All materials provided for this …

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Fall Art Courses for 2017

It’s time to get serious about art. Join us for courses this fall and expand your love of art.

Beginner to advanced, we have courses to bring your art to the next level. Discover a new art style, hone your current skills and experience the fun of an art night out

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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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Colored Pencil for Teens

New Dates Added! Thursdays, 4–5:30pm, December 7–28, 2017 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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Teen Illustration

Mondays, beginning October 9–304:30–6pm (4 week sessions) Ages 13–17

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 …

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Print Night Out

6:30–9:30pm Saturday, September 9, 2017 no longer available

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 at artEAST.

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