Sat, Jul 13
2:30pm - 5:30pm
21 classes have spots left
Well-depicted images of reflections enhance the depth and power of your paintings and can even serve as principal subjects themselves. To achieve that effectiveness takes care but is easily possible.
Saturday Jul 13th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Come discover the joy of painting landscapes in watercolor! We will explore color choices, painting approaches, watercolor mixing, and textural techniques. We will discuss options for Plein Air as well. All levels welcome. Bring a reference photo or use one of the teachers.
Saturday Jul 27th, 1pm - 4pm
Come discover the joy of painting landscapes in acrylic! We will explore color choices, painting approaches, and acrylic techniques in 2D and 3D. We will discuss options for Plein Air as well. All levels welcome. Bring a reference photo or use one of the teachers.
Saturday Aug 3rd, 1pm - 4pm
Come discover the joy of water-mixable oils! All the easy rework ability of oils and none of the mess! We will explore different approaches to using this versatile paint as well as what mediums to use with it. All levels welcome!
Saturday Aug 10th, 1pm - 4pm
Even the mere word “perspective” frightens many beginning or would-be artists, who’ve heard tales of how difficult it is to master this tool basic to success in almost any form of in-depth picture-making technique. Surprise!!! Any reasonably intelligent person with good hand-and-eye coordination can learn this skill through practice and by applying...
Saturday Aug 17th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn to paint roses, America’s favorite flower, in simplistic strokes with watercolor and white gouache on rice paper in which every stroke becomes a petal or leaf.
Sunday Aug 18th, 1pm - 4pm
Join colored pencil artist Deborah Maklowski for a full day of exploration and expression, learning about colored pencil as a fine art medium. You can try out 18 different brands/types of oil/wax-based and water-soluble pencils on a variety of surfaces—including drawing, printing, and watercolor paper, sanded pastel paper,...
What is “Brush Lettering?” Brush lettering is beautiful hand lettering that looks like calligraphy, but is created with a brush pen rather than a dip pen and ink. Brush pens provide a great way to get started with brush/hand lettering without the messy cleanup of traditional calligraphy. Heather will teach you how to create beautiful and...
Explore memories and ideas for making pictures and symbol imagery that can be fitted together, forming a playful composition by drawing and painting inside, outside, or perhaps all around the Alphabet Letter(s) that you invent. This class is an adventure for individuals to invent, taking from within themselves a story to be told through fanciful, colorful...
Come experience the art of painting with hot wax! This fun workshop is for those who have little familiarity with encaustics and would like an introduction, and for those who have experienced working with the medium, but seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including the basic materials and techniques, safety issues...
In this workshop, you will learn how to paint different weather conditions such as storms, rain, fog, and snow using watercolors. Learn by hands-on practice under the guidance of the lead teacher of the WMAS. All supplies provided.
Marbling is a fun art with an infinite variety of patterns and color combinations. The process is simple and in addition to bookbinding, marbled papers can be used for picture framing, placemats, notecards, desk sets, collages, origami, lampshades, and for covering just about anything such as boxes and cans. This workshop is a challenge of artistic...
Celebrate the return of spring by creating an iris in different colors. Explore the art of sumi-e brush painting and learn to paint an iris in expressive strokes. All supplies provided.
Explore the possibilities of layering watercolor and acrylic paint in this hands-on workshop! Students will create several small paintings over two days that feature QoR Watercolor, GOLDEN mediums, and GOLDEN High Flow and Fluid colors! Discover the range of gritty and absorbent products that are great as grounds for stains and washes then learn about...