Students will work with pencil, pen, colored pencil and oil pastel and will learn methods to create values needed to give a dimensional quality to objects and explore surface textures, and much more. Focus will be on still life studies.Materials will be provided and include a drawing notebook, pencils and erasers. Photocopies of exercises, instructions, colored pencils, oil pastels and charcoal provided as needed. Instructor: Fontaine Rogers
Developed specifically for beginners and limited to no more than 4 students. In this four-week intensive course, you will be introduced to the wheel and will work on developing the technical abilities needed to throw successfully. This class is focused strictly on technical development- You will finish this throwing boot camp with greater confidence in your throwing ability and a huge jumpstart on other beginners entering our session classes or workshops.
Date: Saturday, May. 18 from 9:00am to 10:00am (One day class)
Explore connections between your body and art during challenging, energizing and inspiring yoga practices. Discover breathing and meditation techniques while physically advancing the edge of your practice.
We provide the partially sketched 11 x 14 canvas, paint, brushes, easels, apron and instructor. We also provide the cups,sodas and snacks and red and white wine. You won't walk out of here as a master, but you sure can have a very nice copy of one. It's a perfect chance to learn the basics of acrylic painting while enjoying the company of friends and other creative folks.
Looking for a creative outlet and a fun time? Mixed Media projects are the perfect chance to color outside the lines and enjoy the freedom of a no-rules artistic experience. We provide a stretched canvas, acrylics, tempera paint, watercolor, printed graphics, textiles, natural objects, stickers, transfers, stencils and more. We will have examples that you can use to guide your creative experience or just follow your own muse. This is a relaxing, creative evening and you take your canvas with you. To make the evening even more fun, we also provide red and white wine, sodas and snacks.
This is a fun workshop where you will learn to handbuild your own tea cups or coffee mugs and glaze them as well. Alternate projects are also available. We fire your work and you return two weeks later to pick it up. We will be serving merlot, white wine and soda.
Create your own beautiful fused glass garden stick. This is abeautiful accent for your home or garden. Whatever design you choose, your creation will sparkle and catch light and lift your spirit.You design and create the work of art and leave it for us to let the kilns work their magic. Come back two weeks later and be prepared to be amazed.
Come make your personalized impression mug while enjoying merlot, white wine and soda! Students are invited to bring in objects with exciting textures such as leaves, cloth, fossils, lace and personal memorabilia to incorporate into their mugs. A wheel throwing demonstration begins the class and then students are provided wet per-thrown mugs to ornament and glaze. Pieces will be ready for pick-up two weeks after class.
This mosaic workshop ensures a relaxed, fun atmosphere for students to explore and develop their own individual creativity. In just three hours students will create their own mosaic mirror by designing and then gluing down materials selected from our wide supply of beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. All materials are included and you will leave with a bag of grout selected from our supply of colored grouts for you to use at home. In the class you will learn about the basics of mosaics and will watch a grouting demonstration so that you can finish your creation once it has dried for at least 24 hours. If you prefer, you can pay a $10 fee to leave your mosaic and have us grout it for you, but really grouting your mosaic mirror is a perfect introductory grouting project that anyone can manage.
Artists of all levels are welcome to this drop-in class. Models will hold poses of various duration and instruction will be provided as desired by participants. VisArts will supply easels and drawing boards. Payment is made at class to instructor. Instructor: Ricardo Pontes
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