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Skill Level I: 1-2 years' experience and above

30
Jul
2021

Playing with the Figurative

July 30, 2021 10:00 am - August 1, 2021 5:00 am
Instructor(s): Nancy Kubale
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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This workshop will cover hand-building exercises that promote creativity with and through the figure.

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04
Aug
2021

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

August 4, 2021 10:00 am - August 6, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Chris Groves
$450 (Members); $500 (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.

11
Aug
2021

Keys to Dynamic & Colorful Oil Paintings

August 11, 2021 10:00 am - August 13, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): John Guernsey
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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Painting is about understanding what we see, and having the necessary skills to interpret that scene on canvas. It’s also about seeking out that unique style, or interpretive ’voice’, that we all have. In this workshop we’ll cover concepts, insights, and skills in many areas (like color mixing, light and shadow theory, and expressive brushwork, value training, and edges, etc.)

01
Sep
2021

Portrait Painting with Oils

September 1, 2021 9:00 am - September 3, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kristen Eisenbraun
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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Each student will create a life-like portrait using oil paint. They will learn: color mixing, paint application, the structure and planes of a human face and how to capture a likeness. Several photo references will be provided from which students can choose to work.

22
Sep
2021

From Realism to Abstraction

September 22, 2021 10:00 am - September 24, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Karen Weihs
$450 (Members); $500 (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.

30
Sep
2021

The Art of Expressive Landscapes with Acrylic Paints

September 30, 2021 10:00 am - October 1, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): David Skinner
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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This two-day painting work shop will cover the fundamentals of how to create a dynamic landscape painting using acrylic paints. The primary focus of the workshop will be to explore the medium of acrylic paints and to learn how versatile they are when it comes to painting landscapes.

01
Oct
2021

Slip, Transfer, Play

October 1, 2021 10:00 am - October 3, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Amy Sanders
$425 (Members); $475 (Non-Members)

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In this hands-on class, participants will discover the joy of decorating pottery surfaces with slip transferred designs.

06
Oct
2021

Keep It Simple; Keep It Loose

October 6, 2021 9:00 am - October 8, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Nancy Franke
$600 (Members); $650 (Non-Members)

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In this workshop, we will paint from life set ups and even a model one morning, doing quick studies and catching the essence of the subject matter, without being too literal.

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