May

Demystifying Watercolor – Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 5/5-5/6 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

A no-pressure way to explore the watercolor medium.

Metaphorical Collage and Image Layering – Patrick LoCicero
Saturday, Sunday | 5/12-5/13 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

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

Fauvist Color: Gauguin Inspiration in Acrylic. Part I – Terry Furchgott
Friday, Saturday, Sunday | 5/18-5/20 | 6:30-9:30pm, 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore the innovative, highly-colored paintings of French Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin, while increasing your skill with acrylics.

Gestural Sculpting and Drawing – Mardie Rees is CANCELLED
Saturday, Sunday | 5/19-5/20 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Review upcoming Summer’18 sculpting workshops and classes.

June

Gauguin Figures and Post Impressionist Color. Part II -Terry Furchgott
Friday, Saturday, Sunday | 6/1-6/3 | 6:30-9:30 P.M., 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Explore the innovative, highly-colored paintings of French Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin, while increasing your skill with acrylics.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Saturday, Sunday | 6/2-6/3 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

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

Painting the Alla Prima Figure – Aaron Coberly
Saturday, Sunday | 6/9-6/10 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Work in oil paints and learn how to capture the most essential qualities of a figure by painting broadly but accurately.

Bas-Relief Sculpting – Mardie Rees
Saturday-Sunday | 6/9-6/10 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

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

Portrait Sculpting – Charlie Mostow
Monday-Wednesday | 6/18-6/20 | 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Learn to capture the likeness of the model in clay with Grand Central Atelier instructor Charlie Mostow.

Indirect Still Life Painting – Eric Wert
Friday-Sunday | 6/22-6/24 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to paint a still life in stages with Portland-based instructor extraordinaire Eric Wert.

Summer’18

July

Demystifying Watercolor – Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 7/7-7/8 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Applying color theory principles and using specific exercises, you will learn methods for color mixing and layering.

Portraits In Watercolor – Hamid Zavareei
Saturday, Sunday | 7/14-7/15 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Experimenting with traditional watercolor techniques you’ll stretch the boundaries and experiment with looser approaches and different color palettes for flesh tones.

Imaginative Realism – Tenaya Sims
Friday-Sunday | 7/20-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

In this three-day workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of how to build upon observation and extend into the imaginative.

Crash Course Comics – Gus Storms
Friday-Sunday | 7/20-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Join us for a storytelling workshop, where our main focus will be on the conceptualization, writing and drawing of a short-form, multi-page comic.

Realistic Flesh Tones in Oil – John Zadrozny
Saturday, Sunday | 7/21-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Create lively and realistic flesh tones in oil by copying masterworks from the classical tradition.

Observing Abstractly – Eric Elliott
Friday-Sunday | 7/27-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

You will examine the natural world and interpret the colors, shapes, and edges that surround us.

Color Theory & Color Mixing- Larine Chung
Saturday, Sunday | 7/28-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

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

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Saturday, Sunday | 7/28-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

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

August

Learn to Draw in a Weekend – Jonathan Happ
Saturday-Sunday | 8/4-8/5 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Develop your artistic skills by learning to draw from observation in a weekend.

Nature in Watercolor – Michelle Lassaline
Saturday-Sunday | 8/11-8/12 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to capture the details of nature in watercolor.

Color Harmony- Larine Chung
Saturday-Sunday | 8/11-8/12 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

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

Trois Crayon Portrait Drawing – Aron Hart
Saturday-Sunday | 8/18-8/19 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Drawing from a portrait model, you will utilize trois crayon to render sensitive and delicate portraits.

Color Magic with Watercolor – Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 8/25-8/26 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Applying color theory principles and using specific exercises, you will learn how to make the most dynamic use of color in abstract painting.

Creating Image Through Collage and Transfers – Barbara Noah
Saturday, Sunday | 8/25-8/26 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

You will explore multiple approaches to visual communication through collage and image transfer techniques, including but not limited to mixed media, 2-D planes, relief and 3-D surface work.

Portrait Drawing – Elizabeth Zanzinger
Saturday–Monday | 8/25-8/27 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Working from a live model, study the complex forms that make up the human head and learn to depict it through tonal rendering.

September

Why Watercolor? – Suze Woolf
Saturday-Sunday | 9/15-9/16 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Under the guidance of expert watercolorist Suze Woolf, you will start with studio exercises to develop our powers of observation and facility with the medium.
 

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