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2018 Winter Youth & Teen Art Courses

Winter Term Registration Now Open – Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing 

Drawing, painting ceramics, photography and mixed media: we’ve got it all – including Mid-Winter and Spring Break Camps. Be sure to register now for best pricing! Weekly Art Courses

Youth Ceramics, ages 8-11 6pm–7:30pm Mondays 4-week sessions Jan 8-Mar 26

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Designing for Visual Dialogue

7pm–9pm Wednesdays, January 24–March 21, 2018 dates changed 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 …

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Hand Knit Metal Wire Necklace Course

dates to be rescheduled (2 sessions)

Instructor: Anne Lindsay

This exciting class teaches you how to hand knit metal wire jewelry. This technique is also known as the ancient art form of Viking Knit.

Instructor Anne Lindsay will teach you about different wire gauges, how to safely handle wire tools and discover the joy of …

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Oil Painting Course

1:40pm–3:40pm Thursdays, January 4–March 29 (monthly registration)

Instructor: Linda Harold

Join Instructor Linda Harold and learn the basic “how-to’s” of oil painting. You’ll learn about the different types of brushes and how to use them, experimenting with various brush strokes and the vocabulary of color.

Students will learn how and why to use a color wheel, …

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“Drawing Natures Forms” Beginner to Advanced

5:30pm–8:30pm Tuesdays January 9–30, 2018 (4 sesisons)

Instructor: Maja Sereda

Draw along with Maja as you explore many forms of nature: from leaves to mushrooms, pinecones, corals, sea shells and more.

Learn different drawing techniques, sharpen your observation skills, explore textures and tackle different mediums to find your perfect fit. Leave the course with a handful of …

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Ceramic Wheel Throwing

6–9pm Saturdays, March 3, 10 & 17 (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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Tin Art Workshop

10am–5pm Saturday, February 24 – new date

Instructor: Nia Michaels

Hammers, tin and shears – oh my! Join instructor Nia Michaels for a full day tin art workshop at the artEAST Annex:

In this class, you will explore working with decorative tins (cookie tins, tea tins, etc) to create colorful, textural pieces. It’s like collage, but …

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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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“Future Masters” Pastel Art Course

5:30pm–8:30pm Tuesdays February 6–27, 2018 (4 sesisons)

Instructor: Maja Sereda

Pastel along with instructor Maja Sereda as she demonstrates how to learn from the great masters about composition, color use and textures.

Through individual assistance see your own style emerge as you begin to master this amazing medium. We will cover a wide range …

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Photography: “Capturing Emotion” Adult Course

11am–1pm Saturdays, February 10-March 3 (4 week course)

Instructor: Larissa Herbert

Photography allows us to capture a specific moment in time. It creates a window into another world. That moment can convey a range of emotions from happiness to sorrow, joy to fear.

The ability to capture emotion in a photo is what makes a good …

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Stained Glass: Window to Your Soul

Wednesdays, February 7–21, 6:30–9:30pm  (3 sessions at artEAST Annex)

Instructor: John Casey

Designs of stained glass date back to 7th century. They have been used to depict historical moments in time and create luminous works of art through the colorful light they cast. One of the beautiful things about stained glass pieces is that they are not …

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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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“Nature’s Fantasies” Advanced Drawing

5:30pm–8:30pm Tuesdays March 6–April 10, 2018 (6 sesisons)

Instructor: Maja Sereda

Allow instructor Maja Sereda to show you how to let your imagination fly! First, we will create gorgeous watercolor washes on paper, and then draw nature’s forms in interesting and unique compositions.

Maja will show you how to combine your observation skills, drawing …

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Printmaking: Relief and Intaglio Processes

9:30am–12:30pm Wednesdays, March 7-28 (4 sessions)

Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon

Join instructor Leslie Moon as she teaches you two different printmaking techniques using the printing press: Relief and Intaglio. You will learn how to prepare your plates for each technique, transfer your ideas, ink the plate, print your designs and sign your work. A great workshop for …

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Glass: Making the Mold

Mold Making and Advanced Fusing Techniques Wednesdays, March 7–21, 6:30–9:30pm  (3 sessions at artEAST Annex)

Instructor: John Casey

A powerful tool in any glass artist’s arsenal is the ability to create custom molds for kiln firing. Join instructor John Casey and he’ll walk you through the process of designing and creating a mold of your very …

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Painting from the Fire Within

10am–4pm Sunday, January 21

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 process and in life.

Paint for the joy of the …

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Member Salon: Art for Social Change

Members! Join Gail Baker to discover how to transfer your art to fabric May 17.

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Expressive Acrylic & Mixed Media Painting

10am–4pm Saturday & Sunday, October 21 & 22, 2017

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 that …

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Oil Painting Monthly Course

6:30–8:30pm Thursdays, September 7–October 26, 2017 (monthly enrollment)

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 how to use …

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“Be Brave, Bold and Quick: Gesture Figure Drawing”

Saturday & Sunday, November 3 & 4, 10am–5pm weekend intensive workshop

No longer available.

Instructor: Barbara Fugate

Gesture drawings capture a sense of the model’s life spirit and action—of how they are, not what they look like. Such a drawing practice teaches us to be more compassionate observers and enthusiastic participants in our drawings.

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