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Stitchery Tote

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

Incorporate hand-stitched fabric into a useful tote bag. Students will bring pieces of fabric which they have embroidered or stitched and learn various ways of incorporating them into a canvas tote bag which will be their own unique accessory, no two will look the same.

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Batik Dyeing

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

Learn various methods of using wax as a resist in fabric dyeing to create pattern and design on fabric. Students will learn to create patterns with stamps using African technique and to paint designs with batik tools and dye using Asian technique. The class will mix colors using pre-mixed fiber…

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Landscape & Figure Workshop

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

Day 1: Fundamentals of Landscape Painting  require a strategy to capture the scene with a simplified design and correct color relationships. Impressionism is the effect of light on objects. It’s critical to understand how light creates color and form and how color conveys light. A beginner copies nature, the artist…

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Pen and Ink with Watercolors

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

Learn to create charming little sketches and pieces of art with minimal materials and setup. Based on the Urban Sketching movement, Ruth Squitieri will show students the basic tools and materials needed to keep them in drawing practice while creating wonderful little pieces. Students can set up anywhere and create…

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Wet Felt a Witch Hat

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

In this workshop students will create individualized felt witches hats perfect for Halloween. Learn the basic skills of wet felting using wool batting, a little water with dish soap, and bubble wrap to create something truly unique. Once the first session of this workshop finishes with the base hats created,…

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Painting Sunset and Dusk

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

Carl’s mini-workshop will focus on painting sunset and dusk (the golden hour and the blue hour). A 30 minute slide presentation and 10 minute short demo will be followed by group paint out during sunset with individual help. The class will meet at the Lighthouse Art Center for the presentation…

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Interpreting the Landscape

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

This workshop is for all skill levels from – beginner to advance. This class will discuss technique and various approaches to the application of the paint and there will be demonstrations each day. Students will also have the opportunity to paint while receiving individual suggestions and instruction based on their…

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Afraid of Color and Texture?

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

Both of these elements are paramount in oil painting, so dive in with Erin as she demonstrates how to see color in the landscape in new and different ways. No theories or charts, just exercising the power of acute vision coupled with knowledge of some of history’s great painters, especially…

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Painting without Borders

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

Explore the essential techniques for painting from direct observation and photography with award winning painter Patrick Saunders. Learn to paint any subject, from the most simple to complex with one approach. Patrick will demonstrate the process of simplifying the subject and moving to finish as rapidly as possible in order…

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Fusing Argentium & Keum-boo

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October 20 @ 2:32 am

In this workshop, students will use an ancient Korean gilding technique, Keum-boo, that applies thin sheets of gold (23.5k) to agrentium for a beautiful finish. This is the perfect way to utilize gold without the expense of purchasing solid gold. Fused instead of soldered, students will make a pendant or…

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