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30
Jul
2022

Three Potters Symposium: Tradition and Place, Past and Present

July 30, 2022 10:00 am -4:00 am
Instructor(s): David Steumpfle, Pam Owens, and Chad Brown
$60 (Members); $110 (Non-Members)

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“Tradition and Place, Past and Present”: Celebrating its 12th anniversary, The Bascom's annual Three Potters Symposium for 2022 will highlight the pottery and clay traditions of Seagrove, NC, featuring potters David Steumpfle, Pam Owens, and Chad Brown.

03
Aug
2022

Realism vs Abstraction in Landscape Using Oil, Various Mediums & Mixed Media Studio Workshop

August 3, 2022 10:00 am - August 5, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Chris Groves
$450 for Members; $500 for Non-Members

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This workshop will cover two main topics: Pushing one’s landscape artwork with a variety of mediums and tools as a way of loosening up, as well as heavy discussion on changing design and composition to push outside the obvious.

09
Aug
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Slab Construction (August)

August 9, 2022 10:00 am - August 18, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The August installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know about using the slab machine to construct various shapes from templates. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on August 9th, 11th, 16th, and 18th.

10
Aug
2022

Painting Flowers in Oil- Alive with Color, Paint and Passion!

August 10, 2022 10:00 am - August 12, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Pat Fiorello
$400 for Members; $450 for Non-Members

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Learn to paint flowers in oil directly with a loose and fresh approach in this 3 day workshop. Pat will share a simple approach to painting flowers using a base of transparent paints followed by opaque paints.

17
Aug
2022

From Realism to Abstraction

August 17, 2022 10:00 am - August 19, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Karen Weihs
$450 for Members; $500 for Non-Members

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Simplification is the main focus of this class. An overview of techniques to use in your realistic or abstraction work with oil painting is our goal. Karen teaches two ways of using very limited usage of oil paints to learn palette knife techniques.

19
Aug
2022

Places We Go

August 19, 2022 9:00 am - August 21, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kim Bernadas
$400 for Members; $450 for Non-Members

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In this 3 day, hands on workshop, students will learn how to sculpt in 2 dimensional relief.

06
Sep
2022

Melting Magic - Encaustics

September 6, 2022 10:00 am - September 9, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Sue Fazio
$400 for Members; $450 for Non-Members

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Let your creative blocks melt away with this exuberant experience with the oldest form of painting (think Egyptian mummy portraits)!

07
Sep
2022

Youth Pottery: Bowls, Bowls, Bowls!

September 7, 2022 3:30 pm - September 21, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

The September installment invites our younger artists to help us fight hunger as part of our Empty Bowls project. Learn to throw bowls, have fun, and do it all for a good cause! This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on September 7th, 14th, and 21st. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

04
Oct
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Potter's Wheel Making PUMPKINS! (October)

October 4, 2022 10:00 am - October 13, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The October 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. In honor of the season, we'll be making PUMPKINS! The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on October 4th, 6th, 11th, and 13th.

12
Oct
2022

Youth Pottery: Clay Pumpkins

October 12, 2022 3:30 pm - October 26, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Join the Halloween fun! The October installment of our Youth Pottery series provides the opportunity to create clay pumpkins using the pinch pot method, then decorating our creations using cut outs and faces! This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on October 12th, 19th, and 26th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

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