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The Right Start: Oil Painting for Beginners
 
0058
Drawing & Painting
Beginner
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $30 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 6/22/2014 - 6/22/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Spring - 2014  
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Students will get an in-depth introduction designed to get them started on the right track as beginning painters. Working in oils, they will have the opportunity to learn about different surfaces, different types of brushes and the basics of color and composition. All materials included.
Pen & Ink: Contour Drawing & Cross Hatching
 
0017
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Saturday
$100

1-week course  
Class Held: 8/9/2014 - 8/9/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Saturday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Summer - 2014  
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This workshop will consist of an introduction to pen and ink drawing with examples from established artists and a review of the instructor’s portfolio. Students will begin with simple value and texture exercises gradually working their way to more involved drawings of man made and natural objects. The workshop will end with a critique and discussion of work completed during the day.
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Right Start: Oil Painting for Beginners
 
0019
Drawing & Painting
Beginner
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $30 materials

1-week course  
Class Held: 8/10/2014 - 8/10/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Summer - 2014  
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Students will get an in-depth introduction designed to get them started on the right track as beginning painters. Working in oils, they will have the opportunity to learn about different surfaces, different types of brushes and the basics of color and composition. All materials included!
The Right Start: Watercolor Pure & Simple
 
0021
Drawing & Painting
Beginner
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $30 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 8/17/2014 - 8/17/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Summer - 2014  
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Watercolor is sometimes thought of as the most difficult medium to master, however, it can produce beautiful results with a very basic and simple approach! This workshop will emphasize good, accurate drawing skills and clean, pure color harmonies to help students create simple, yet highly effective paintings in watercolor. All materials included!
Pen & Ink: Contour Drawing & Cross Hatching
 
0002
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Saturday
$100

1-week course  
Class Held: 9/20/2014 - 9/20/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Saturday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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This workshop will consist of an introduction to pen and ink drawing with examples from established artists and a review of the instructor’s portfolio. Students will begin with simple value and texture exercises gradually working their way to more involved drawings of man-made and natural objects. The workshop will end with a critique and discussion of work completed during the day.
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new: Advanced Techniques in Colored Pencil & Ink Wash
 
0006
Drawing & Painting
Int/Adv
Workshop
Sunday
$100

1-week course  
Class Held: 9/21/2014 - 9/21/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Participants are invited to experience the unique process created by artist Robert Kogge that fuses painting and drawing. Come experiment with integrating media, beginning by drawing with graphite on canvas and continuing to develop an image with colored pencil and ink wash to create a balanced composition. The workshop will explore the significance of personalizing one’s use of materials and methods, finding a process to express individual aesthetic sensibilities. Students can work from reference materials, photographs or still life. Individual attention will be provided to all.
Basic Rules of Perspective
 
0008
Drawing & Painting
Beginner
Workshop
Saturday
$100

1-week course  
Class Held: 9/27/2014 - 9/27/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Saturday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Participants will learn the basic rules of perspective drawing through a series of exercises, starting simply and building in complexity, to be able to accurately represent 3-dimensional objects in a realistic space.
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Let There be Light & Shadow
 
0010
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100

1-week course  
Class Held: 9/28/2014 - 9/28/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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What makes objects look convincing and real? Light and shadow! Shadows give volume and definition; without shadows and shading, objects look flat and two dimensional. This workshop will use directed lighting to create controlled shadows that will make drawings and paintings stand out and have real presence.
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The Right Start: Painting for Beginners
 
0020
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $30 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 10/12/2014 - 10/12/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Students will get an in-depth introduction designed to get them started on the right track as beginning painters. Working in acrylics, they will have the opportunity to learn about different surfaces, different types of brushes, acrylic mediums and the basics of color and composition. All materials included.
Developing a Sense of Mystery & Intrigue
 
0022
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$200

3-week course  
Class Held: 10/12/2014 - 10/26/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 2:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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In this workshop, students will learn to use paint to develop a sense of light that is highly mysterious and intriguing. Students will learn from demonstrations and by exploring the work of the great masters of intrigue. Students should bring any materials they would like to work with, the instructor will go over any additional materials the first day of the workshop.
Encaustic for Beginners
 
0024
Drawing & Painting
Beginner
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $40

1-week course  
Class Held: 10/19/2014 - 10/19/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Encaustic is a centuries old method of painting with molten beeswax or wax and pure pigment, resulting in luscious, vibrant colors. In this workshop we will explore various encaustic techniques including layering, fusing and incising. Some materials included, see additional materials list.
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A Rose is a Rose
 
0034
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Saturday
$100

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/1/2014 - 11/1/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Saturday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Create stunning watercolor roses in this specialty workshop for those who possess basic watercolor skills and would like to learn the techniques necessary to control paint. Students will learn the techniques of working wet in wet to create realistic petals and leaves as well as how to mix the correct transparent colors to glaze and achieve luminosity. Create roses so real you will think you can detect their beautiful scent!
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Fall Fashion Collage (ages 13+)
 
0038
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $30 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/2/2014 - 11/2/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Love fashion? Love to draw and paint? This workshop combines collage and illustration to create a colorful and unique piece of art. Students will start by designing a collage background on top of which students will paint their favorite styles in acrylic. Shoes, accessories, clothing and figures can be incorporated into the design. A great creative project for parent and teen fashionistas! All materials included.
Encaustic: Beyond the Basics
 
0040
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $40 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/2/2014 - 11/2/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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This intermediate workshop is for students who are already comfortable working with wax. Students are encouraged to bring works in progress and specific project ideas for discussion. Individual students will receive personal attention from the instructor, learn new techniques, and go beyond the basics. This workshop will also include an informal critique and discussion.
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How to Paint Like the Impressionists: Landscapes
 
0048
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$85

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/9/2014 - 11/9/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 2:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Learn how to paint with the palette and brush strokes of the Impressionists. Paint plum trees, starry nights, snowy streets, rivers, hills and mountains with step-by-step instruction. Explore how color is used to achieve atmosphere and amazing light. Be inspired by the paintings of Monet, Van Gogh, Pissaro, Morisot and other great masters of Impressionism.
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Experimenting with Pigment Sticks
 
0050
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $40 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/9/2014 - 11/9/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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This workshop will introduce students to pigment sticks and will cover painting, drawing, glazing, scraping, monoprinting, with a very basic introduction to encaustics (hot wax). Students will be encouraged to work in various sizes. Some materials included, see additional materials list.
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The Art of the Zentangle®
 
0052
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $15 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/16/2014 - 11/16/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Do you tangle? In this workshop you will learn the basic theory of Zentangle® and be instructed on how to draw tons of “tangles.” You don’t have to be an artist or have artistic talent to experience and create Zentangle® art. Zentangle® is a method of creating beautiful pictures using repeated patterns. It increases creativity and problem solving, lowers stress, produces a sense of accomplishment and confidence and increases focus and concentration. There is no failure with the Zentangle® method. There is no right or wrong. The trademark tagline for Zentangle® is “Anything is possible one stroke at a time.” Come be a part of this growing art form! All materials included.
The Right Start: Watercolor for Beginners
 
0054
Drawing & Painting
Beginner
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $30 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/16/2014 - 11/16/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Watercolor is often thought of as the most complex of media to work in, but it can produce beautiful elegant results with some simple techniques, as long as the student has a good understanding of drawing, values and keeping colors pure. Emphasis in this workshop will be on getting a good start by drawing the subject first, followed by application of clean, pure colors. Techniques such as washes, wet into wet and glazing will be demonstrated and discussed in detail. Perfect for the beginner! All materials included.
new: Drawing with Fire
 
0056
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100 + $25 materials fee

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/16/2014 - 11/16/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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OK, so this class won’t be using real fire, but students will be drawing with heat. Pyrography, meaning ‘writing with fire’ is the art of burning controlled marks on wood with various tools such as a wood burner. Working on a piece of wood, student will learn and experiment with creating a realistic work of art, using still life or a photograph for reference. Demonstrations and examples will be given by the instructor. All materials included.
Get to the Point with Colored Pencils
 
0058
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/23/2014 - 11/23/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Colored pencils can be an amazing medium, if you know how to use them correctly. Techniques of layering, burnishing, and using toned paper will be demonstrated. Using still lifes, and photo reference students will gain a stronger understanding of how the medium works, along with understanding the use of color and introducing other media, such as watercolor, to the mix.
Achieving the Magical Look in Landscapes
 
0060
Drawing & Painting
All Levels
Workshop
Sunday
$100

1-week course  
Class Held: 11/23/2014 - 11/23/2014
Day(s)/Timing : Sunday  10:00AM - 4:00PM
Season: Fall - 2014  
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Everyone wants to paint luminous landscapes from their vacation photos. Students will start at the beginning, gain understanding about principles and techniques, and learn how to achieve the magical look that wins awards. This workshop is for all levels.
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