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Ceramics 13 Events

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Painting 15 Events

Mixed Media 0 Events

Other 0 Events

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Woodworking 2 Events

24
Aug
2022

Painting an Alla Prima Portrait in Oil

August 24, 2022 9:00 am - August 26, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Marc Chatov
$500 for Members; $550 for Non-Members

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Chatov’s workshop environments are casual, encouraging, and informative. This workshop will be centered on painting a portrait alla prima which is a wet into wet application, generally in one sitting.

01
Sep
2022

The Art of Expressive Landscapes with Acrylic Paints

September 1, 2022 10:00 am - September 2, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): David Skinner
$400 for Members; $450 for 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 their versatility.

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.

14
Sep
2022

How to Create Better Paintings with Irish Born Master of Color, Hugh O'Neill

September 14, 2022 10:00 am - September 16, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Hugh O'Neill
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

Web BannerThis dynamic workshop is designed for all levels and for most mediums. Learn how to create strong, vibrant paintings with fluid and confident brush work. You will be taught how to see more clearly and learn how to mix vibrant colors that enhance, and that are vital to any style of art. Hugh O’Neill will teach you by example, by demonstrating while he explains and describes each key point he makes, which is insightful and immediate for all participants. You will also receive very useful critiques at certain times throughout the workshop.

21
Sep
2022

From Realism to Abstraction

September 21, 2022 10:00 am - September 23, 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.

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.

14
Oct
2022

11th Annual Studio Barn Pottery Show

October 14, 2022 10:00 am - October 15, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

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The fall installment of our 11th annual pottery shows will be held on Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th from 10am - 5pm in the historic Dave Drake Studio, formerly known as Crane’s Riding Stable. Enjoy wonderful and beautiful handmade pottery including both functional wares and sculpture. All work is made by studio members and made in the Dave Drake Studio. Contact Frank Vickery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

02
Nov
2022

Youth Pottery: Christmas Ornaments & Clay Gingerbread Houses

November 2, 2022 3:30 pm - November 16, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Get into the holiday spirit with the November installment of our Youth Pottery series! Learn to make lidded containers using the slab machine, a skill that can then be applied to creating your own Christmas ornaments and clay gingerbread houses. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on November 2nd, 9th, and 16th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

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