Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

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.

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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.

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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.

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Photography Composition

New Dates: Saturdays, May 20, 1–4pm and June 3, 1–3pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Sarah Dalton

Learn the basics of photography composition in this two day workshop with Instructor Sarah Dalton. You will have the opportunity to practice what you learn and return for a second session to discuss and expand on your own photographic …

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Mono Print Portraits

Sunday, February 19, 1–5pm

Instructor: Gail Baker

Mono print portraits… with mixed media.

In this workshop we begin with Touch Drawing to create several mono print portraits (intuitive, quiet, sensual, slow) on archival tissue paper and rice paper. When these pieces dry (about 1/2 hour) We”ll embellish them with Nupastels, ink, and watercolor …

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Spring Break Camps

April 10-14 9am–12pm Mixed Media Art 1-4pm Sculpture Art Ages 7-12

Instructors: Gail Baker & Benjamin Wills

Spend a week immersed in art on your school break! Register for morning, afternoon or all day camp.

 

Mixed Media allows you to mix it up: literally! While students experiment with various tools for applying …

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Introduction to Mixed Media

Saturday, February 25, 10am–4pm

Instructor: Jacqui Beck

This workshop will give you a good introduction to incorporating a variety of media into paintings. 

You will learn: creating and using collage materials, stamping, stenciling, incorporating drawing materials (colored pencils & watercolor crayons). There will also be an introduction to scratching, sanding, scraping, and other …

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Encaustic Collage

Saturday, March 4, 10am–4pm 

Instructor: Deborah Kapoor

Encaustic collage incorporates mixed media between translucent layers of beeswax onto two dimensional supports to create a rich and luminous surface. Bring your own fibrous ephemera such as printed images, old book pages, stencils, etc. to layer between encaustic.

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iPad Art Night

Saturday, March 11, 6:30–9pm 

Instructor: Pamela Holderman

Learn the fundamentals of digital painting and drawing in a relaxed environment: with refreshments! Try out a new way to create using your fingers and an iPad.

This class is designed for beginners and traditional artists looking to expand their abilities while still having …

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Paint Night Out

Friday, May 19, 2016, 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 …

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Expressive Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting

Saturday & Sunday, March 18 & 19, 10am–4pm (Sold Out) 

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 …

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Painting from the Fire Within

Sunday, March 26, 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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Encaustic Sculpture

Saturday & Sunday, June 3–4, 10am–4pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Deborah Kapoor

This workshop will explore the use of wire and plaster bandage to create simple sculptural forms, and treating the surface in encaustic. The application and heating of wax on a sculptural form as well as burnishing, incising, collaging and transferring onto …

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Youth Art Workshop Series

Fridays, September 9–December 16, 4–6pm monthly registration

Instructor: Jason Liekhus

It’s no secret – kids love art! Painting and drawing stimulate creativity, teach patience through perseverance, and enrich the academic lives of young people.

Instructor Jason Liekhus will expose young artists to new theories and concepts such as color theory, composition, perspective, sight measuring, and …

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Silver Fusing Workshop

Saturday, November 12, 10am–2pm  

Instructor: Jamie McKay

Create an exquisite fine silver link bracelet featuring a bead dangle and custom clasp. Session starts with torch & studio safety and covers all the tips and techniques needed to fuse fine silver wire. Students will finish their bracelets with a hammered technique that catches the light beautifully. Your jewelry …

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Holiday Flameworking Workshop

Saturday, November 19, 10am–2pm

Instructor: Jamie McKay

Get a jump start on making some fun holiday gifts for friends and family! Students will be introduced to the basic techniques of working borosilicate glass rod on a bench-mounted torch to create unique holiday items, such as swizzle sticks, icicle ornaments, and swirly drop pendants. Glass work …

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Expressive Drawing: Lines, Marks & Shapes

Mondays, December 5 & 12, 6–9pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Gail Baker

Ever wanted to try drawing but felt it was too daunting? Join Gail Baker and learn to create marks and shapes in new and engaging ways. Together we will use black and white house paint, big charcoal, sticks, and colorful oil …

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