Drawing II: Portraits Using Right Brain Principles

This class is for students that have taken “Drawing I: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” (or have some drawing experience). This is an extension of skills taught in the first class. Students will work on value range and a realistic portrait using the right brain techniques popularized by acclaimed art teacher and…

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Drawing I: Drawing Using the Right Side of the Brain

This class is an introduction to the right brain drawing techniques developed by acclaimed art teacher and author, Betty Edwards. It is a very fast and proven method for learning how to draw. Students will learn the basic skills of realistic drawing which will enable them to draw anything they see.

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Wet Felted Wool Wall Hanging

In this 3-hour beginner wet felted wool workshop, you will create a wet felted wool wall hanging to take home the same day. Size is approximately 10”x10”.  It can be mounted on canvas at home after sufficient dry time. All materials are provided by the instructor, Sharon Davis of Davis Crafted. You will use various…

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Redware Clay Pie Plate

Redware is the traditional domestic earthen pottery of the 17th to 19th centuries.  Most redware was purely utilitarian, intended for hard work around house and farm. Participants will use the rolled slab method to form a redware pie plate.  Glaze will then be applied.  The instructor will fire them and return them within two weeks. …

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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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Beginner Oil Painting

You will learn how oil paint works, when to use oil vs. thinner, how to layer paintings and the basics of glazing, toning, and mixing color.  The instructor will provide the source photo and will work with each student individually and meet them at their current skill level. 

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