November

The Luminous Still-lives Of Bonnard In Acrylic – Terry Furchgott
Friday-Sunday | 11/17-11/19 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Study and gain inspiration from the luminous still life paintings of Post-Impressionist.

Bas-Relief Sculpting – Mardie Rees
Saturday, Sunday | 11/18-11/19 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Develop drawing skills beyond two-dimensions by working compositions in clay.

The Art Of True Collage – Patrick LoCicero
Saturday, Sunday | 11/18-11/19 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Discover the many varied nuances of making art through collage and glued paper materials.

December

Winter Watercolor Greetings – Willow Heath
Sunday | 12/3 | 9:30 A.M.-1:30 P.M.

Create winter-themed watercolor cards for your holiday handouts. Learn simple painting techniques in watercolor for illustrating the Holiday Season spirit with your very own beautiful cards.

Botanical Holiday Cards – Kathleen McKeehen
Friday | 12/8 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Botanical themes are essential for Season’s Greetings cards–the traditional holly and berries; evergreens and cones; the season is rife with themes! Create your own cards in a one-day watercolor workshop.

Contemporary Egg Tempera Painting – Nathan DiPietro
Friday-Sunday | 12/8-12/10 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Work on cross-hatching, scumbling, and glazing as well as panel preparation, traditional gesso, paint making, and varnish.

Color Magic With Watercolor – Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 12/9-12/10 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Learn methods for color mixing and layering; how to mix beautiful grays and neutrals; how to identify and replicate colors in nature; and techniques for using color and composition to create compelling paintings.

Here And There: Deep Space in Landscapes – Barbara Noah
Saturday, Sunday | 12/9 – 12/10 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Explore the techniques used to create a sense of deep space in a landscape painting.

Painting The Flower In Oil – Mandy Theis
Monday-Wednesday | 12/11-12/13 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Create realistic paintings of flowers in oil.

January

Portrait Drawing: The Head, Face, and Features – Terry Furchgott
Friday-Sunday | 1/5-1/7 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to draw the head and neck accurately and in proportion from the front, side, and 3/4 views.

Collage and Value from the Still-Life – Kimberly Trowbridge
Friday-Sunday | 1/5-1/7 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Focus on the geometric shapes of light/dark and warm/cool to express the illusion of form and the quality of light.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Saturday, Sunday | 1/13-1/14 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Capture highly detailed scenes and learn how to create contour drawings, grisaille underpaintings, and watercolor glazes.

Color Theory & Color Mixing – Larine Chung
Saturday, Sunday | 1/13-1/14 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Working with the Munsell color system, learn color mixing techniques and understand specific colors in terms of three-dimensions, hue, value, and chroma.

Contemporary Portrait in Acrylic – Amy Huddleston
Saturday, Sunday | 1/13-1/14 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Introduce yourself to the basic principles of acrylic portrait painting.

Fired Clay Sculpture & Cold Temperature Surfaces – Tip Toland and Meg Murch
Saturday, Sunday | 1/20-1/21 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

A unique opportunity to learn from a dynamic duo! Study surface treatment with nationally renowned sculptor Tip Toland and Pacific Northwest artist Meg Murch.

Pet Portraits in Watercolor – Willow Heath
Sunday | 1/28 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Master easy techniques to create expressive watercolor portraits of your pets or wild animals.

February

Painting & Photography – Klara Glosova
Saturday, Sunday | 2/3-2/4 | 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Examine how painting and photography influenced each other throughout history.

The Art of Encaustic Painting – Hamid Zavareei
Saturday, Sunday | 2/10-2/11| 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn the basics of this ancient, luminescent medium, including material, surface, and painting techniques and explore a range of encaustic applications.

Metaphorical Translations in Collage – Patrick LoCicero
Saturday, Sunday | 2/10-2/11 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn the processes and skills needed to energize and make the surfaces of your paintings complex, nuanced and rich with meaning.

Photodocumenting Your Artwork – Michelle Bates
Saturday | 2/10 | 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

This hands-on, all-day, workshop will help you learn how to document your artwork.

The Landscape in the Winter – Suze Woolf
Saturday-Sunday | 2/10-2/11 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore additional ways to make fresh, spontaneous, and spirited landscape paintings without having to stand out in the rain.

Portrait and Pattern: Klimt Inspiration in Acrylic – Terry Furchgott
Friday-Sunday | 2/16-2/18 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore the decorative opulence, rich color, and sensual beauty found in Gustav Klimt’s portraits and depictions of women.

Winter Wonders in Watercolor – Kathleen McKeehen
Saturday, Sunday | 2/24-2/25 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn and practice various wash and dry-brush techniques leading towards an accurate and realistic depiction of your subject.

March

Sculpting Expressive Faces in Clay – Jeremias Lentini
Saturday, Sunday | 4/14-4/15 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Be introduced to the clay medium by sculptor Jeremias Lentini. Using self-drying clay, students will work from the model to sculpt small-scale faces.

Color Harmony – Larine Chung
Saturday, Sunday | 3/3-3/4 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Take an in-depth look at color and learn how different colors work together.

Spring Flowers in Pastel – Terry Furchgott
Friday-Sunday | 3/9-3/11 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to create richly colored drawings of individual flowers and complex floral stillifes arraged in glass and ceramic vases using the direct drawing medium of soft chalk pastel.

Photo Editing for Artists – Marisa Vitiello
Saturday | 3/10 | 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Practice using the tools that are most relevant to processing images of your artwork in Photoshop and Gimp.

The Emotional, Psychological, and Spiritual Content of Color in Abstraction: Watercolor- Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 3/17-3/18 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Focus on color as the primary element in abstract expression.

Acrylic Still-Life – Amy Huddleston
Saturday, Sunday | 3/17-3/18 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn about palettes, supports, mediums, basic color principles and basic composition.

Painting The Figure From Photographs – Barbara Noah
Saturday – Sunday | 3/24 – 3/25 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore painting the figure from photography.