Tag Archive: abstract

Designing for Visual Dialogue

7pm–9pm Wednesdays, January 17–March 14, 2018 8-week course (no class February 21)

Instructor: Pamela Beer

Could your painting compositions use some fresh ideas? This class structure will give you creative confidence, the ability to discern good design, and strong tools for making well-designed abstracts.

By the end of class some simple self-critique tools will remove …

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Expressive Abstract Drawing

12pm–5pm Saturday, February 3

Instructor: Gail Baker

Your alphabet. Your voice.

Instructor Gail Baker will guide you through expressing yourself through abstract drawing. You’ll learn to create marks and shapes in new and engaging ways. Together you’ll work in large scale media, using black and white house paint, big charcoal, sticks, …

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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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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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Amazing Abstracts

Exhibition: October 14–February 28, Blakely Hall

artEAST is delighted to present an exhibit of abstract art at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands, now extended through the end of February.

For the end of 2014, four diverse artists, Valaree Cox, Camille Vonnegut, Diana Grant and

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Discovering Abstraction

January 3 – February 28, 2014, Blakely Hall Artist Talk: Friday, January 31st, 7 pm

Anna Macrae is a third generation artist – born and educated in England, and now living in Sammamish. She is an abstract expressionist and generates color and surface interest in her paintings by embedding multiple layers of pigment, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2013/12/discovering-abstraction/

Pamela Beer

Pamela Beer

Acrylic and mixed media

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Color Riot: A Young Artist Extravaganza

Friday June 7, 5–8 pm

Join us during Art Walk for the debut installation of “Color Riot: A Young Artist Extravaganza “, an 18 canvas, giant installation of wildly colorful youth artworks inspired by a contemporary abstract artist. Through a series of serendipitous events, artEAST was able to secure …

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Carrie Schmitt

Floral abstracts in acrylic

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Anna Macrae

Abstract Expressionism

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Opening Reception: Driven to Abstraction

Friday, September 2nd, 5–8 pm

Join us for Driven to Abstraction, which brings together a group of artist, unknown to each other, but traveling a similar journey of personal discovery. This exhibition gives us a glimpse into their individual process of self expression and emotional response. As artists, they …

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Driven to Abstraction

September 2 – 24, 2011 curated by Anna Macrae

Driven to Abstraction brings together a group of artist, unknown to each other, but traveling a similar journey of personal discovery. This exhibition gives us a glimpse into their individual process of self expression and emotional response. As artists, they each demonstrate how they interpret their everyday influences into creating …

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Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2011/07/sep-2011-exhibit/

Camille Vonnegut

Abstract painter Camille Vonnegut

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