Tag Archive: serious about art

Spring Art Courses Added at artEAST

From Plein Air to Mother’s Day Portraits, come see what’s new at artEAST.

Spring Felted Eggs Make felted eggs to celebrate the return of life after Winter’s thaw this spring. This drop-in workshop is open to all ages with parental participation as needed. Felting can be messy, please dress accordingly. 11am-1pm Saturday, …

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Plein Air Picnic

Saturday, May 20, 12pm–4pm

Facilitator: Rebecca Morrissey

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon painting at Lake Sammamish State Park. We’ll provide easels, art boards, picnic blankets, al fresco dining and good company for this “plein air” art event. Bring your art supplies of choice and the rest is done for you.

All art mediums welcome! …

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Watercolor Birds

Saturday, May 13, 10am–12pm

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

Loosen up your painting style. Learn to be more spontaneous and expressive! This workshop will encourage students to create paintings that are bold and loose. Instructor will use preliminary wet-on-wet technique to paint different birds and feathers which will be demonstrated during the workshop.

The end …

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Exploring Light & Shadow in Painting

Saturday, May 6, 10am–12pm (1 session)

Instructor: Diana Grant

This class is about exploring the effect of light and shadows in painting through developing an understanding of the sun’s path, how to make an accurate looking shadow and what color to make the shadow. We will look at the work of contemporary artists and how …

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Oil Painting 6-Week Course

Second session now enrolling: Thursdays, March 2 -April 6, 6:30pm–8:30pm (6 sessions each)

Instructor: Linda Harold

Join Instructor Linda Harold and learn the basic “how-to’s” of oil painting. If you have painted before, join us for a refresher and quickly move on to working at your own pace. We will begin with different types of brushes and …

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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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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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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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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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