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13
May
2022

Sculpting Birds

May 13, 2022 9:00 am - May 15, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Christine Kosiba
$400 for Members; $450 for Non-Members

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Spread your sculpting wings in this 3-day, hands-on intensive workshop focused on birds and basic bird anatomy with specific interest in the aerodynamics of flight.

25
May
2022

The Art of Abstract

May 25, 2022 10:00 am - May 27, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Les Newman
$500 for Members; $550 for Non-Members

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This three-day workshop is designed for the New and or Experienced Abstract Artist working with acrylic painting materials. Open to those who are familiar with acrylics and a basic understanding of color or want to experiment with new ways.

01
Jun
2022

Beginning Oils: Still Life with Limited Palette

June 1, 2022 10:00 am - June 2, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Andrew Trosman
$400 for Members; $450 for Non-members

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Create paintings using three principles: line, tone and color.

07
Jun
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Potter's Wheel (June)

June 7, 2022 10:00 am - June 16, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The June installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know to get started working on the potter's wheel. We will make bowls and cylinders. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on June 7th, 9th, 14th, and 16th.

08
Jun
2022

Mystical Landscape Painting

June 8, 2022 9:00 am - June 10, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kristen Eisenbraun
$500 for Members; $550 for Non-Members

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Each student will create a small mystical landscape painting using oil paint on canvas. Students will learn: color mixing, paint application, and the use of various elements and light to add magic to the canvas.

15
Jun
2022

Keys to Colorful and Professional Oil Paintings

June 15, 2022 10:00 am - June 17, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): John Guernsey
$400 for Members; $450 for Non-Members

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Successful oil paintings don’t just happen; they’re the result of the careful study and understanding of a few key concepts. In this workshop we’ll isolate and explore those concepts in a series of small studies, and combine them into larger projects.

22
Jun
2022

Watercolor Change Up

June 22, 2022 10:00 am - June 24, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Carol Conti
$350 for Members; $400 for Non-Members

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Ever wonder what to do with work you are not happy with? Learn how to paint out and add stamped texture with Gesso to create new and exciting pieces.

24
Jun
2022

Expect the Unexpected – A Clay Workshop with Cold Finishes and Solid Sculpting

June 24, 2022 9:00 am - June 26, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kelly Thiel
$400 for Members; $450 for Non-Members

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This will be an action-packed class for all levels of sculptors! We will be taking some time in the beginning of class to work on finishing – with underglazes and/or engobes, dry clays, acrylic paint and inks.

12
Jul
2022

Painting Smarter, Not Harder

July 12, 2022 9:00 am - July 15, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Bill Davidson
$650 for Members; $700 for Non-Members

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In this workshop, we will explore techniques to paint smarter (not harder), to see better, and to eliminate confusing mental thoughts that might hamper your creative process.

21
Jul
2022

Still-life in Oils with Gina Brown

July 21, 2022 9:00 am - July 22, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Gina Brown
$500 for Members; $550 for Non-Members

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This 2 day still life oil painting workshop is for all level artists, *beginners to advanced, that want to learn a new style of painting that results in loose and free paintings.

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Visit: 323 Franklin Road
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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Learn more at http://www.ncarts.org.

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in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.