Creating Light With Paint

While your phone or TV projects light, your canvas does not.  If an artist has made you think there is a strong sense of light in a painting, it is done by using skills to create an illusion.  You will learn to understand how to create light by using dark, as well as aspects of…

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Floral Design Workshop

This two-part workshop is a hands-on tutorial on floral design with an emphasis on seasonal availability and sourcing of materials.  It will highlight such aspects of floral design such as selection, proportion, color theory, and composition.  The workshop intends to offer an appreciation to any gardener to survey the raw material in their own garden…

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Intermediate to Advanced Oil Or Acrylic Painting

If you have been painting for a while now and feel you want to learn a deeper understanding of technique, brushwork, and your medium, the instructor will teach multi-layer painting, alla prima painting, how to get your image onto your canvas or paper.  Additionally, participants will learn about different mediums, types of oils and varnishes. …

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Mixing Color & Perspective for Artists

On day one, students will learn how to recognize the components of a color and to mix paint to recreate that color.  Then on day two students will learn the basics of liner perspective and atmospheric perspective, which include the way color helps to create a sense of perspective.  During both days of this workshop,…

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Mulberry Paper Collage

This class will be all about breaking the rules and pushing the boundaries.  We will use a combination of handmade Mulberry and Japanese rice papers.  We will tear them up and glue them to a canvas to create a landscape of your choice.    Abstract or not, crooked or straight, in perspective or out it’s all…

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Treescapes in Wire….Wire Sculpture

Students will be taught techniques of crafting life-like trees out of black metal wire. Completed trees will then be mounted on a variety of natural bases, such as driftwood and shelf fungus. Other natural materials may be added as decoration, such as acorns or seed pods or pebbles or dried flowers. Hands should be prepared…

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Basic Drawing

Explore the basic fundamentals of drawing: contour line, composition, perspective and shading. Drawing is the foundation, the “bare bones” upon which the artist bases all other elements of art. Discover the artist within you that is simply waiting to be unleashed in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

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Beginner Quilling

Quilling is an art form that uses strips of paper that are rolled, shaped and glued together to create decorative designs. In this class we will start with basic shapes and techniques.

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