Adult Workshops

Artist taking an online art class

5506 Lampworked Glass Beads
Instructor: Stephanie Maddalena
Visit Venice without leaving the studio with this popular workshop! Learn to make beautiful Venetian-glass beads using glass rods and a hand-held torch.
Saturday & Sunday, 12/3 & 12/4, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $225
Materials fee: $65

5508 Bob Ross Painting
Instructor: Mark Saenger
Back by popular demand! This workshop by certified and Bob Ross-taught instructor, Mark Saenger, is perfect for someone who has never painted before or wants to paint using the wet-on-wet technique made so popular by the famous TV series. Repeat students welcome. Come and make some “happy trees!” Students will be led step-by-step in creating their own beautiful landscape.
Sunday, 12/4, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $115
Materials fee: $42

5507 Rendering Skin Tones in Oils
Instructor: Amanda Ciurciu
This comprehensive two-day concentrated workshop will demonstrate a simplified process on how to oil paint realistic flesh tones. Learn foundational basics such as color-mixing with a limited palette, the effects that lighting and shadow have on a subject, and the tonal differences of a variety of complexions. References will include a wide range of races and ages as well as a live model in this intensive exploration of the complexities of the skin we are in.
Sundays, 12/4 & 12/11, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $225, Materials fee: $60

5510 NEW! Introduction to Portrait Painting
Instructor: To Be Determined
Learn the art of portrait painting in the classical method of teaching found in the 19th-Century French Academy (École des Beaux-Arts) and Ateliers. The focus will be on the technical process of drawing from a live model and developing a portrait in oil paint from life with an emphasis on structure, proportion, and gesture. All levels of students are welcome. The instructor will work alongside the students for the duration of the workshop while giving demos, and one-on-one critiques.
Saturday & Sunday, 12/17 & 12/18, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $225, Materials fee: $50