Classes

Impressionist Figure in Landscape

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

This fun workshop takes the fear away from adding people to your landscapes. Whether in the background, as part of the scenery, or as the “main attraction”, adding people creates instant interest in a painting. Learn how! Each day will include a demo and a critique.

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Abstract Acrylic

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

Having fun painting with acrylics is the main objective of this two-day workshop. Paint pure abstract with step-to-step guidance to finish your own work of art.

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Acrylic Collage & Construction

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

This is a very experimental format, many items are used along the discovery time-line along with your unique creative perspective and imagination. We’ll be exploring a large variety of subject matter – landscape to floral, still life to pure abstract, as we paint in a step-by-step approach. Each session has…

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Gold Leaf Floral with Acrylics

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

This workshop is about developing a floral painting with Acrylics using the gold leaf process as a background or accent to add that extra metallic light touch. We’ll begin with drawing the floral image (a color print will be provided for reference) with an HB graphite pencil and using Acrylics…

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Glass Fusing Independent Study: Imagine It, Create It

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

This course is a self-directed fused glass class. Bring in your own unique project ideas ranging from dishes and bowls to glass art (free standing or wall). Individual instruction on idea development, troubleshooting problems, and the final execution will be covered in class. Instruction on the glass grinders, saws, and…

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Acrylic Pouring

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

Bring your creative imagination to a fun new acrylic pouring workshop. We’ll explore how acrylics react to different mediums and substrates. You’ll be creating your own palettes, exploring how the pouring medium reacts to the acrylics as the medium continues to grow and react creating a vibrantly colored canvas or…

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Youth Sculpture

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

Get in touch with your inner wild side and create an animal bust in this handbuilding sculpture class! Using handbuilding techniques such as coil and pinch methods, students will build an animal of their choice (either imagined or real) that is unique and expressive. Students will coil, attach, and smooth…

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Obvara

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

Obvara (Ab-Vara) This ‘Alternative Firing Process’ originated early in the Baltic region as a firing technique to seal the porous surface of the pottery. The bisqued pieces are brought up to about 1650 degrees and taken out of the kiln and quickly immersed into a fermented liquid, made with water,…

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Go Figure! — The Art of Drawing People

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

Gain Confidence in Your Figurative Work Drawing from life is not only talent or practice! It’s also education and skill. Practice doesn’t help if you practice the same mistakes over and over. Good news! Even a small new way of seeing can create an exponential leap in your ability. (How…

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Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing

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January 29 @ 12:40 am

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of metalsmithing through instructor demonstrations, one-on-one instruction, and hands-on experience with hand tools, flex shafts, and torches. Each student will learn to solder and set cabochons to create beautiful rings, cuffs or earrings. Students will work with sterling silver (optional) or copper throughout…

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