Let your imagination soar in this lively, mixed media workshop. Students will use new and recycled materials to create their own feathered friend. Whimsically whacky or more realistic - you choose. The first session is building the sturdy armature and basic paper mache. The second session concentrates on painting and embellishing your avian creation.
This retreat is a no-stress, non-judgemental environment inviting you to explore the joy of art. Learn experimental exercises that are intended to help you let loose and enjoy sketching, acrylic and watercolor painting, use of pastels, graphite and watercolor pencils, additive and reductive use of applied water mediums, collage with paper. Inclusion of breathing, meditation, visualization and journaling will encourage and cultivate your creative side. All supplies included.
Have you always wanted to make your own paper? Grab some junk mail and learn how it's done! These homemade papers can be multicolored or incorporate materials such as dried flowers. You can use your paper for collage, mixed media, and art journaling!
Currently there are no schedules classes for this course, please contact the office
Join Eleanor in the exploration and application of beads on felt with thread and needle to create your very own bead embroidered portrait! Learn how to use the back stitch and stacking stitch to create depth and realism in your portrait. Students will bring their own portrait image to work from or can use the template provided in class. Dogs, cats, and people images are all encouraged. A $40 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor.
What is Art Journaling? Simply put, an art journal is a expressing yourself with art and words. Is it for you? Come join us and find out! All supplies included.
Quilling is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs.Explore this paper art by making a fun quilled piece in one class that is suitable for framing. Learn how to quill paper using basic quilling techniques, what tools and materials you need to start, and what else is out there if you want to expand your knowledge in this area. A great class for beginners who want to learn and those with some experience who want to learn a little more about this art form. Tools will be available to borrow during class, or purchase a set for yourself and take them home. (The instructor will have tools for sale-$10) Feel free to bring your own if you already have tools and want to learn how to use them! Paper strips and mounting materials provided by the instructor.
Join the art journaling craze! Whether your favorite form of expression is sketching, painting, doodling, or writing a haiku, get started by creating your own multi-media art journal to hold all your beautiful creations. All supplies to create one blank handmade art journal are included. Additional supplies available for purchase if you are interested in creating a second journal.