Jo Dunnick “Play with Watercolors” October 19-22, 2015

Explore a variety of methods to create fresh and unique ‘starts’ (beginnings of paintings). We’ll play with spray starch, straws, soap, bubble wrap, alcohol, ‘paint pushers’, and see where we go.  The fourth day will be spent taking the starts to the next step, a finished painting.  Your experience as a painter does not matter.  [...]

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Jennifer Evenhus “The Beauty of Imperfection” September 17-19, 2015

Infuse your pastel paintings with energy and bold color using simplification, bold strokes, exaggeration and movement.  Embrace your wild side as we work to be imperfect using an impressionist abstract style exploring shapes, negative space, color effects and mark making in discussion, mini-demonstrations, timed exercises, painting and more painting, one-on-one instruction and group critiques.  We [...]

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Margot Schulzke “Design in Art” September 21-23, 2015

Workshop includes discussion time and critiques of design principles; clear explanations and illustrations of how things work; one-to-one time at the easel.  Emphasis is on design and drawing - the two pillars of solid art instruction. September 21-23, 2015 9 am - 4 pm $350 for members $375 for non-members Pastel All skill levels   [...]

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Sally McCoy “Animal Portraits from Photos” September 12-13, 2015

Beginning and intermediate artists will paint an individual pet or other animal, in oil or acrylic.  We will work from photos because you can’t get your chosen animal to sit for hours.  Photo quality should be good and show at least one eye.  If you don’t have a photo, some will be provided.  [...]

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Workshop – Lorenzo Chavez with “Taking Your Landscape to the Next Level”

“ Taking Your Landscape to the Next Level” July 25-28, 2015 9 am - 4 pm $430 for members $455 for non-members Plein Air Pastel and Oil Intermediate to Advanced We will focus on the fundamentals of landscape painting outdoors with pastels and oils, concentrating on values, masses, focal point, edges, composition, drawing and color. [...]

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Workshop: Don Gustavson: Fine Art Figure Photography – Maternity

Workshop Dates: March 22, 2015 12:00 - 4:00 Cost: $125.00 Members, $150.00 Non-members Skill Level: ALL SKILL LEVELS This will be a hands-on workshop focusing on the artistic capture of a 6½ month pregnant nude figure model. Bring a camera with a hot shoe. Triggers, strobes, light modifiers, backdrops, fabric, and a model will be [...]

By | 2015-06-02T17:10:53+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|Workshops|0 Comments

Exhibit: Batik Convergence “The Alchemy of Wax and Water”

The Batik Watercolor process: Painting with water media such as watercolor, gouache, and acrylic on handmade Asian papers, utilizing wax as a resist to create texture, line, and form. About the art: Batik watercolor is the interplay of inspired technique and traditional materials, images with the illusion of depth, and an almost- sculptural dimensionality in [...]

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