Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

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 FULL! 1pm–4pm, August 7 – August 11 Ages: 7-11 or Monday–Friday FULL! 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 …

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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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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. No session July 3, 2017

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 …

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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, June 15–July 6 dates added 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. …

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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 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 at artEAST.

This workshop is …

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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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