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Workshops

Visual Arts

Workshops


Ages 5 to Adult
Mar. 7 & Mar. 14
Saturdays    12:30pm - 2:15pm

Instructor:  Brandy Ryman

Make beautiful metallic hand-painted tiles.  Learn a technique with the look of traditional baked enamel, but finished without heat using tooling foil and high gloss tempera paint.  The process is simple enough for children, and has potential to intrigue any budding artist.   Instructor Brandy Ryman will provide guidance, motif samples, and all the supplies needed to create your own colorful works of art!  Enrollment limited.  Ages 7 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Course fee includes $5.00 Supply Fee.


Ages 15 & up
(4 hours) March 15
Sat. 1pm - 5pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz

Learn to mat and frame art and photos, and save money by doing it yourself. Participants will learn to cut a mat, which tools to use, where to buy supplies, and much more. Bring an image to be matted (size 4 x 6 or 5 x 7), and a frame (size 8 x 10.)


Ages 15-Adult
March 28
(4 hours)
Sat. 10:15am - 3:15pm (1 hour lunch break)

Instructor:  Jean Seelig

Enjoy Asian brush painting in this workshop with award-winning artist Jean Seelig.  One stroke techniques will be demonstrated and practiced with an emphasis on the relaxing elements of the art form. Motifs will vary with the season. Bring a lunch or plan to enjoy your mid-class break in a neighborhood eatery.  Course fee includes $15 supply fee.


Ages 15 & up
(4.5 hours) April 18
Sat. 10am-2:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz

If you love pure color, you will love pastels! Learn about different pastel supports (types of papers and boards) while exploring a variety of techniques in this workshop. Dive right in without needing paintbrushes, solvents or a palette - no other medium allows you to apply rich color to the support as quickly as you can with pastels. Students new to the medium will learn basic tools & techniques; more experienced students will further develop skills and explore new directions. Supplies will be provided.  Course fee includes $8 supply fee.


Ages 15 & up
(4.5 hours) June 6
Sat. 12:30pm - 5pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz

If you love pure color, you will love pastels! Learn about different pastel supports (types of papers and boards) while exploring a variety of techniques in this workshop. Dive right in without needing paintbrushes, solvents or a palette - no other medium allows you to apply rich color to the support as quickly as you can with pastels. Students new to the medium will learn basic tools & techniques; more experienced students will further develop skills and explore new directions. Supplies will be provided.  Course fee includes $8 supply fee.