Acrylics are an easy and forgiving medium with which to create stunning abstract works. Participants will cover mixing, application, composition, and more. Individual attention and demonstrations will assure success in this fun acrylic workshop that is perfect for beginners and continuing painters a like.
Painting and Drawing Workshops
Drawing with colored pencils is a fun and versatile medium. Come learn how to achieve beautiful results by applying some fundamental techniques. You will learn how to mix colors, layer colors, and to use underpainting to achieve dimensionality. You will learn about color relationships, while practicing your drawing skills. The skills from this class can be applied to many different types of drawing including botanical illustration.
Expand your awareness and visual understanding of the world through drawing; and have fun doing it. Learn basic skills like composition and value by exploring still life while using traditional drawing methods and media. Then venture into other media and drawing from other sources. All levels welcome.
Paint with this beautiful transparent medium and learn how to make it work for you. This class teaches you techniques that will let you explore and expand the ways you can express yourself. You will experience many different ways to use watercolors including wet into wet, glazing, masking, and layering with washes. Come and explore! No experience necessary.
Explore creative exercises illustrated by old and modern Masters including Michelangelo, Dürer, Picasso, de Kooning, and Rauschenberg. Students will focus on the experience of drawing and seeing drawings--how to “read” drawings. We will cover a wide scope including: contour, gesture, and modeled drawing as well as the use of light and dark; using photographs, grids, and projected images to morph drawings.
Enjoy a quick overview of painting using primarily acrylic media. Color mixing, brush techniques, and basic drawing skills will be included. This workshop is best suited for beginning painters.
Blank sketchbooks can be intimidating. Join us to learn a variety of sketching techniques, consider layout options, experiment with different media and colors, and develop your own sketchbook practice. Make your sketchbook whatever you want it to be, from a comfortable place to express yourself to a work of art! If you have your own sketchbook then you are encouraged to bring it!