Category Archive: Workshops

Learning opportunities from working artists

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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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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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.

The encaustic process involves heat fusing layers of …

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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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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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Summer Camps at artEAST

LET YOUR CREATIVITY FLOW in our Art Camps for kids ages 7-17 this July & August at artEAST in downtown Issaquah. Morning & afternoon camps available in printmaking, mixed media, colored pencil, ceramics, digital, sculpture & recycled arts:

Aug 1-5 (ages 7-11) AM Muddy Buddies Clay Camp get dirty making …

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ISD Art Docent Training

Please join us for these Art Docent training sessions. These workshops will be held October through May and are open to all school Art Docents. Sessions will feature hands-on demonstrations of materials and techniques, lesson plan sharing and the opportunity to connect, problem solve and support one another. See below for training dates and topics, please click the …

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Business of Art Workshops

Thank you for your interest in our workshops. Unfortunately, we don’t have any offerings in this category this term. Please check back later once our next session of workshops is published. Workshop offerings change every 4 months, in early January, May, and August.

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Writing Workshops

Thank you for your interest in our workshops. Unfortunately, we don’t currently have any offerings in this category. Please check back later once the next session of workshops is published. Workshop offerings change every 4 months, in late fall, late spring, and late summer.

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