Instructor: Stavinga, Heidi
In this class you will learn some different techniques to create beautiful works of art with alcohol inks on Yupo paper. No experience necessary! A new painting will be completed each week focusing on a different subject, and building on the techniques we will learn. The instructor will give step by step directions and demos while allowing you plenty of time to explore this fascinating medium.
Instructor: Schultheis, Candy
Whether you are just beginning your creative journey or have been creating for years, art journaling is an amazing tool for self discovery and creativity cutivation. Each week, we will introduce techniques that will further you along your way in a stress free, intuitive, art journaling practice.
Instructor: Schultheis, Candy
"Why wear your emotions on your sleeve when you can put them in a journal." Art Journaling is play, exploration and experimentation wrapped into one. In this visual diary you will paint, stamp, stencil, write and enjoy. Art journaling is for everyone, no special skills required."
Instructor: Shea, Elizabeth
Explore paper art by creating fascinating, hand-pointed star ornaments which have evolved from traditional Polish folk art into contemporary designs. Use as tree ornaments, gifts or beautiful home décor accents! All materials provided by instructor.
Instructor: Graham, Lisbeth
This is a 3 day workshop.
You will be amazed how a three day retreat can change your approach to your creativity, even perhaps your life. Find the joy in creating in a non-stress, non-judgmental environment that welcomes non-artists and artists who want a little out-of-the-box thinking. We use dream work, meditation, visual journeys, and yoga stretching to “clear the pathways to creativity.” Please bring personal memorabilia, or photos that are meaningful to you. Class projects will include sketching, painting, collage and paper creation additives, found object assemblage and journaling.
Instructor: Renz, Caryl
This class is an introduction to the favorite pastime of shell collecting & crafting during the Victorian period, which produced the beautiful octagonal shadowboxes filled with shell mosaics known as 'Sailors Valentines'. Students will learn how to creatively incorporate shells into personal art projects, such as jewelry, paperweights, pocketwatch treasures or shadow box mosaics in hopes of inspiring a contemporary revival in this art form. If one loves detailed, focused work that requires patience—they will find this media truly relaxing and gratifying. A $25 materials fee paid directly to the instructor includes a starter kit with tools, shells, glue, etc.
Instructor: Pigman, Eleanor
This class teaches you everything you need to know to get started in bead embroidery. Exploration of two different bead embroidery stitches, discussions about color and creating depth and realism as well as exploring ways to incorporate fabric into your bead work. Students will have a choice of projects to work on and even those who have beaded before will come away with new tricks. A $25 kit fee will be payable to the instructor.