Emphasizing Abstraction
Stuart Shils | April 21–23, 2017 | Tuition: $ 875

Working in the studio from reproductions including older and 20th century masters, we'll move through a guided series of exercises to understand that abstraction - composition with color and shape - is THE foundation, the great engine behind all painting...

Visual Dreaming in the Life Studio
Stuart Shils | April 25–27, 2017 | Tuition: $ 875

This 3 day workshop approaches working from 'life' through the graphic priorities of 'painting' as opposed to anatomy or any ideas about 'how to' paint the figure as in neoclassical ateliers. For us, the presence of the 'model' will serve as a shifting and relative point of reference within...

Nature Sketching & Journaling
Elaine Hultgren| $275+ $25 Materials Fee | May 6–7, 2016

In her signature "Nature Sketching & Journaling" class, Elaine, an award winning storyboard and botanical artist, will demonstrate a variety of drawing and annotation techniques. Step-by-step instruction will guide you from the first stroke to a finished sketch...

Artist Retreat: Abstract/Figurative Workshop
Robert Burridge | May 15–19, 2017 | $630

This workshop pushes you out of your safe zone and into a brand new, looser, abstract direction drawing, painting and collaging the contemporary nude. You will learn expressive painting techniques for the modern painter...

Postmodern Polyptych Painting Workshop
Robert Burridge | October 23–27, 2017 | $630

In this action-packed painting course, you will quickly learn to paint your own series; your own story on four panels. Starting each day, you paint on pre-gessoed, 10x10 inch paper 'practice sheets' and then, moving on to canvas or wooden cradled panels.

Texture - Color - Feeling
Jan Sitts | November 1–3, 2017 | $425

Jan's experience and enthusiasm create an atmosphere of fun and spontaneity inspiring new directions and discovery through innovative combinations of design and materials. By combineing aggressive textures and unusual mediums with various "raw" materials in the abstract painting...

Creating a Felted Hat and Scarf
Debra Baker | November 3–5, 2017 | $300

Over three days we will explore the world of "felting". In this wet felting experience we will make a hat over a resist and we will also make a "Nuno" felted scarf. We will use the third day for fine finishing and embellishments.

Paper Painting
Elizabeth St. Hilaire | November 11–13, 2017 | $400

Paper Paintings is an intense workshop in which students are taught a unique figurative collage technique. Students will learn to make a beautiful palette of colors with various papers and create an under-painting and collage with paper for a final finish. Working with photographic...

Contemporary Mixed Media
Joan Fullerton | December 1–3, 2017 | $500

Join us for inspiring demonstrations, lectures, encouragement and practice. You?ll learn how to coax hints of reality from an abstract background, how to integrate collage imagery, how to control values and colors for emotional emphasis, and how to suggest rather than delineate.


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