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AN INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR

Evelyn Dunphy Art

This workshop has been designed so that you may learn the basics of watercolor painting in an encouraging and supportive environment. The class is limited to ten students,…

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Art Unraveled 2017 Art Retreat

Phoenix Rising Productions

Caroline Jasper 6hr or 3hr workshop topics for fine art acrylic painting and mixed media projects with acrylics. Materials included. On-site store. Extra Art Events included.

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Monotype Workshop 2

Instructor, Kate McGloughlin

Students will explore the world of the unique print through demonstrations and hands on experimentation with ink, paper and press.

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SETH HAVERKAMP Painting the Clothed Figure in the Environment: An Energized Start and Graceful Finish

Whidbey Island Fine Art Syudio

Painting the Clothed Figure in the Environment:
An Energized Start and Graceful Finish

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Introduction to Weaving

Peters Valley School of Craft

Explore this time honored craft on a 4-shaft loom that allows patterning and play. Designed for beginners, and using pre-wound colorful carpet warp, this workshop will take participants through the warping process and teach them to understand patterning, reading a draft, color interaction, and how to weave good cloth.

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Glass Mosaics

Peters Valley School of Craft

Glass mosaics are colorful, fun to make, and last forever. Come learn about color and the mosaic palette, how tile shape creates visual texture, how layout of patterns (opus) affect design and more.

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Watercolor with Internationally acclaimed, Keiko Tanabe

Northeast Art Retreats

Designed for those who would like to gain a better understanding of methods and techniques create paintings with strong impact. The goal is to capture the essence of the subject through the simplification process. The ability to do so and quicky is especially useful when painting en plein air.

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KOO SHADLER Egg Tempera Painting II

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

Old as the Egyptians and most famous during the Renaissance, egg tempera painting is becoming increasingly popular with artists today. Tempera has unsurpassed luminosity. Dozens of glazes and scumbles can be applied in a day and yet the medium also allows for meticulous linear detailing.

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THE “Clothed” FIGURE IN PASTELS – MARGARET DYER

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Margaret teaches a simple step-by-step method. Working with live models, students explore drawing, composition, anatomy, proportion, value, color, and pastel application.

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Updating the Classic Landscape

Peters Valley School of Craft

Using tried and true compositional techniques, you will be given the opportunity to create a portfolio of work that captures the beauty and wonder of the natural landscape. Workshop participants will be given instruction about the importance of light quality, leading lines and framing.

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Color Mixing for Landscape Painters Workshop

Instructor, Christie Scheele

Color in landscape painting is infinitely complex. In this workshop, we will start with observation and identification, learning the color basics of hue, value, temperature, and tone.

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Transparency & Radiance Workshop April

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Transparency is perhaps the most enchanting method of conducting light and space, seen as playing a formative role in drawing and painting for centuries.

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There is a Song in My Art Exhibit

The Naples Art Association

There is a Song in My Art exhibit will be on view December 10 through January 21 at the Naples Art Association, located at 585 Park Street in Naples.

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Benchmaking

Peters Valley School of Craft

Need some extra seats around the table? How about a place on the porch to sit and pull your garden boots on? Why not make a nice bench that serves both these purposes well and gives you some woodworking experience at the same time?

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Words and Images

Peters Valley School of Craft

Participants will learn various low-tech printmaking techniques including gelatin-plate process, direct stencil, and monotype drawing and use a variety of tools and techniques—drawing, painting, and collage–to make image and text components.

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AIMEE ERICKSON Oil Painting: Inspiration and Design

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

This four-day oil painting workshop emphasizes the importance of having a clear idea for a painting. What is it you see that makes you want to paint something? Awareness of your inspiration guides the decisions you make as you paint.

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The Sword

Peters Valley School of Craft

Sword making techniques are elusive and will be revealed in this specialized workshop. The focus will be on the forging, grinding, tooling and the techniques involved with making the archetypal European Single Handed Cruciform Style Sword.

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The Abstract Landscape Workshop 1

Instructor, Donald Elder

Working with oils or acrylics on paper, students will create abstract landscapes in an impressionist style from reference materials or their imagination.

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Carlo Russo – Painting Flowers Successfully

DebKArt Home Studios

Would you like to paint beautiful florals confidently and more easily?

– Instruction is private, in my home studio, limited to 12 students
– Learn how a good approach is key to painting flowers successfully. Avoid common mistakes.

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PAINTING THE PORTRAIT IN PASTEL WORKSHOP

Instructor, Ellen Eagle

In this portraiture workshop, we will observe with a clear and careful eye our model’s unique structure, color, value relationships and posture.

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Linda Fisler Palette Knife Artist and Author

DebKArt Home Studios

Paint lovely landscapes in oil or acrylic
– Linda will teach you how she paints from life outdoors, using palette knives
– Learn techniques for fully expressing yourself visually AND literally
– Every student will receive a free copy of Linda’s instructional book, Four Pillars to Build Your Masterpiece

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Introduction to Natural Dyes

Peters Valley School of Craft

Participants in this weekend intensive will be introduced to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric.

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Tina Garrett – 3 Ways to Paint Portraits … Because There are Many Ways to Create Great Art!

DebKArt Home Studios

Would you like to paint beautiful portraits with the method that best suits you?

– Private Instruction, limited to 12 students
– Tina will teach three starting methods, from the live model
– Organize your palette to mix realistic colors, values and temperatures for different skin types.

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Plein Air Painting in Acrylic, Oil or Pastel Workshop

Instructor, Robert Carsten

Whether a beginner or advanced painter, plein air painting teaches all of us about the exquisite, ever-changing qualities of our world.

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Learning Your Way Around the Potter’s Wheel

Peters Valley School of Craft

There are few things in life as satisfying as sitting at a potter’s wheel and creating a vessel using your hands and a little clay. As many people are discovering, making pottery can open up a world of experiences.

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Introduction to Forged Blades

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn the basics of forging, grinding, heat treating, and the sharpening of a small utility knife. The instructor will discuss fit and finish, overall knife design, how to sharpen and care for knives, and how to begin making knives on your own.

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Drawing the Fall Bounty Workshop

Instructor, Wendy Hollender

Botanical Illustration is the art of depicting the form, color, and details of plant species. Studying nature’s forms and colors is a great way to learn about drawing and color to make beautiful realistic color in drawings.

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Painting The Figure With The Prismatic Palette Workshop

Instructor, John Varriano

This workshop will explore the prismatic qualities of light observed in nature. Students will learn to see light progressions on forms in terms of color temperature as well as value, and how to use a basic artist’s palette to express the full range of the color spectrum.

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Floating Stone Setting

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this workshop participants will learn to set a small stone on top of a larger stone in order to give a piece of jewelry a layered look.

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TJ CUNNINGHAM Painting Barns and Buildings on Whidbey Island

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

During this comprehensive landscape class both plein air and studio painting will be thoroughly discussed. Often, work created in the studio can lack the energy of paintings created outdoors from direct observation.

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Silver Start to Finish

Peters Valley School of Craft

Silver is one of the most beautiful and versatile materials used in jewelry production. In this workshop, you’ll experience every step involved in transforming raw, unprocessed silver into beautiful finished jewelry.

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Simplifying the July Landscape Workshop

Instructor, Kate McGloughlin

Each Wednesday during the summer in Woodstock, NY, a group of artists meet at a bucolic, private location to capture the essence of place creating meaningful sketch book entries .

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Bas and High Relief Substrates for Mosaics

Peters Valley School of Craft

Designing and constructing high relief and fully three dimensional substrates using easily accessible materials is the focus of this workshop.

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Painting in the ‘Gunks.

Artful Journeys and Tim Smith

Tim Smith will focus on plein air landscape painting, in the Hudson Valley style, and learn or hone the principalsof plein air painting, tonal drawing, single color painting and color studies.

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Color and Energy Workshop 3

Instructor, Karen O'Neil

These three separate two day Color & Energy Workshops with instructor Karen O’Neil are designed to feed a painter’s creative engine. The workshops are visual energy boosters for painters.

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2017 Spectacular Summer Workshop Lineup

Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier

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The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier was founded to further the practice and education of artists working in the Old Masters methods in the Classical Realist tradition. BACAA is committed to upholding the highest standards of art instruction by providing opportunities for all artists and students.

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The Body Prismatic™: Creative Wellness Workshop in Lancaster, PA

Paint Awake™

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Express Your Dynamic Self:
This fantabulous intuitive art workshop is a lively exploration into the colorful landscape of you, your “energy body”, and your vast inner world.

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Woodstock Plein-Air Fall Foliage Landscape Workshop

Instructor, Peter Clapper

Immerse yourself in the light and color that is fall in Woodstock, NY. Paint at the height of the changing seasons saturated with reds, yellows, and golds, bouncing off their surroundings. Bring your palette knife and carve your way into the landscape, nestled in the heart of the Catskill Mountains.

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“Painting a Better Abstract” Pat Dews

Cuyahoga Valley Art Center

Dews’ creates experimental works in watermedia on paper and canvas. She paints the abstract essence of nature.

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Plein Air Painting in Oils with Randall Sexton

The Landgrove Inn

Painting the rural landscape of Vermont with Randall Sexton

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Shenandoah Art Destination

Shenandoah Art Destination

The Shenandoah Art Destination is magnificently located in Virginia, USA. Located three miles south of the historic town of Lexington, the 10 acre property is surrounded by scenic rolling hills nestled in the Shenandoah Valley between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains; the perfect art get-away location.

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Form & Surface

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this class participants will be lead through the fundamentals of basic spindle and faceplate turning covering an array of designs suitable as canvases to explore a wide variety of embellishment possibilities.

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Qiang Huang – 4-Day Basics of Oil Painting

Cloudcroft Art Workshops

This 4-day workshop will focus on the painting process and the use of color, values and edges as well as composition and the movement of light.

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DRAWING THE PORTRAIT FROM LIFE WORKSHOP

Instructor, Emilie Houssart

This three-day portrait drawing workshop is focused on understanding the way that we really see, and will give you core skills that will serve you at all levels of your artistic practice.

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Illustration with Linoleum Printmaking Workshop

Instructor, Carol Zaloom

Using linoleum printmaking techniques and optional watercolor, this workshop will explore the ways in which you can bring to life your story, poem, favorite quote, or memory.

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The Rocking Chair

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this hands-on workshop, Master Craftsman Ken Burton will guide you through the process of building his take on this iconic piece of furniture.

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Linoleum Relief Carving and Printing on Fabric

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop is a fresh approach to the art of traditional relief block carving and printing on fabric. Demonstrations and specific exercises will teach skills in working from ideas to designs to cutting linoleum blocks and printing on fabric using non-toxic, water-based, high quality textile pigments.

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Intuition Painting & Yoga: Release & Empower 4-Day Retreat: Kashi Ashram, FL

Paint Awake™ & Juicy Creatives

Release 2017 and Set Intentions for 2018! *
This Retreat of Renewal combines Intuition Painting, yoga, satsong, meditation, and mindful release of 2017, with powerful intention setting for 2018!

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Lithography Workshop 2

Instructor, Ron Netsky

Students will draw black-and-white images with lithographic crayons and pencils, and learn the fascinating process of etching the stones and printing editions from them.

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Painting the Chaos in your Garden with Kathy Anderson

The Landgrove Inn

4 days of painting local gardens with Kathy Anderson

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Pave’ Stonesetting

Peters Valley School of Craft

The Pavé setting, (pronounced “pa-vay”), comes from the French word “to pave”, as in paved with diamonds. By closely setting small diamonds together with minimal visibility of the tiny metals beads or prongs holding the stones in place, the effect is one of continuous sparkle.

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Dinner with Artists

The Naples Art Association

The Naples Art Association will host its ever-popular Dinner with Artists series on Tuesday, December 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Naples Art Association, located at 585 Park Street in Naples.

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Exploring Abstraction Workshop 1

Instructor, Jenny Nelson

Explore abstraction through exercises designed to open the mind to conceptual thinking.

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Collage Workshop 1

Instructor, Robert Ohnigian

Pasting, ripping, and cutting fragments of paper or any other materials of choice on almost any surface with a mind toward color, texture, and space.

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Organic Blacksmithing

Peters Valley School of Craft

Organic blacksmithing is the process of forging metal into artistic, organic shapes such as flowers, leaves, and grasses. Participants will use flat, round, angle, and square stock to forge steel, stainless steel, and copper to fabricate natural forms.

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Here Comes the Sun: Dimensional Paper & Fabric Paintings

Peters Valley School of Craft

Join this exploratory paper and textiles-based intensive and learn solar 2-D processes and fiber techniques that can be applied to a variety of materials.

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Moldmaking for Small Objects

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn how to think about, plan and make molds of small objects. Using single and multi-part rubber molds we will make copies of these objects.

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Portraits From Photographic Reference Workshop

Instructor, Claire Lambe

In this workshop students have the opportunity to work and be mentored on portraits of friends and family members using photographs as reference.

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Double Sided Chain Weaving

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn how to fuse fine silver jump rings together with a torch and shape them to form links without using any solder.

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New York Art Trip 2018 (March 15-18)- Art Museum Tour

Walk the Arts

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From Thurs. March 15 to Sun. March 18, 2018. Three nights and four days in Midtown Manhattan visiting the MoMa, the Met, the Whitney Biennial, the Guggenheim, the Chelsea galleries and more. Motorcoach tour from Ottawa, Canada. Participants from other locations can join us in NYC.

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Seeing Color and Light Workshop

Instructor, Karen O'Neil

This workshop is specific to the study of light, and its effect on color. Natural and artificial light sources, how they differ, and why this is relevant to a painter are demonstrated and discussed during this two day workshop.

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Cutting Dovetails

Peters Valley School of Craft

Hand cut dovetails are the hallmark of fine furniture. In this workshop you will learn to layout, mark and cut by hand both through dovetails and half blind dovetails. Through dovetails are seen on both faces and half blind dovetails are seen on only one face.

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Michael Reardon – Watercolor Techniques

California Watercolor Association

Michael Reardon – Watercolor Techniques, July 21-22, 2 Days, Intermediate/Advanced 9:00AM-4:00PM

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Lampworking

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this workshop you will learn the basics of lampworking, or glass bead making using ancient Venetian techniques. Lampworked glass beads have become very popular and this will be a great chance to learn how to manipulate and combine colorful rods of glass into beautiful shapes and beads

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Fragments of Life: Mobiles

Peters Valley School of Craft

Ordinary objects unearthed from boxes & drawers, trigger memories as they are transformed into precious elements destined to become part of airborne sculptures known as mobiles.

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The Black & White Linocut: Exploring Texture, Value, Contrast Workshop

Instructor, Karen Whitman

This linocut workshop, for beginners to advanced students, explores the many ways drama and impact can be accomplished through effective combinations of blacks, whites and tones and the skillful use of a variety of tools.

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Forging for Jewelers

Peters Valley School of Craft

Beginning with basic blacksmithing techniques, we will make fibulas, scribes and center punches. These skills will then be applied producing a selection of repoussé and chasing tools.

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Making Color Work Wonders Workshop

Instructor, Robert Carsten

Color is emotion in a painting. Join master pastelist Robert in exploring varied ways to express our feelings in our paintings by using fresh color combinations through “pushed” color, saturation contrasts, disassociated color, color proportioning and more.

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Basic Enameling: Lucky Charms

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn the basics of enameling and create your own colorful charms and pocket amulets. We will experiment with a variety of enameling techniques such as limoges, sgraffito, stenciling, and wet-packing.

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"Firerise"

Real to Radical Color Expression

Cheap Joe's Art Stuff

Want to loosen up? Let’s get a little reckless and break those “should” and “supposed-to” rules. Trust your instincts and quit over-working. Regardless of subject, you will learn productive practices for quicker, fresher, better paintings. Take some risks using meaningful ways to push toward abstraction as far as you dare.

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Artful Use Of What’s At Hand Workshop 1

InstructorPolly Law

In the Artful Use Of What’s At Hand workshop students will explore the techniques and materials bricoleur (bricolage artist) Polly M. Law uses to make her signature “paper dolls”.

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Pattern Welded Steel for Blades or Otherwise

Peters Valley School of Craft

This course will provide a general overview of pattern development history and practice from beginning through advanced. In it, we will cover the re-purposing of materials for billets as well as processing of commonly used contemporary raw materials.

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The 21st annual Naples New Year’s Art Fair

The Naples Art Association

The Naples Art Association will present the 21st Annual Naples New Year’s Art Fair on Saturday, January 7 and Sunday, January 8. It will feature over 250 professional artists from around the country showcasing and selling their work.

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Advanced Abstract Painting Workshop 2

InstructorJenny Nelson

This workshop is designed for painters interested in exploring more deeply the fundamental elements that come together to create a successful abstract painting.

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Jeannie Vodden – Translucent Watercolor Portraits

California Watercolor Association

Jeannie Vodden – Translucent Watercolor Portraits, March 15-18, 4 Days, All Levels, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

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Botanical Abstractions: Exploring the Organic Object

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this hands-on workshop, we will look to natural forms as inspiration for our personal expression. Using several hand building methods including pinching, coil and soft slab construction, extruding or even throwing, we will create simple organic forms for the wall or table.

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Abstract Sculpture Fabrication: Working With Cardboard Workshop

Patty Mooney, Instructor

Cardboard is an incredibly versatile material that lends itself to creating dynamic sculptural forms. Students will learn a number of fabrication techniques that are designed to maintain the structural integrity of the material.

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Fitting & Forging: Wearable Bustier and Chest Pieces

Peters Valley School of Craft

This class will cover designing and forging elements that fit on your chest, neck and torso. It could be a bustier, necklace or chest piece.

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CARLO RUSSO Painting the floral Still Life

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

In this 4 day class will focus on painting the floral still life in oils. Florals can be a daunting subject and we will try to make sense of the the beautiful forms which have fascinated and frustrated artists for centuries.

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Collagraph Workshop

Instructor, Kate McGloughlin

Collagraph is a printmaking technique which operates, as the name suggests, on the basis of collage.

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Passionately Repurposed: Art from Recycled and Found Materials Exhibit

The Naples Art Association

The Passionately Repurposed: Art from Recycled and Found Materials exhibit will be on view December 10 through January 21 at the Naples Art Association, located at 585 Park Street in Naples.

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Painting with a Master – Workshops

R. Bruce Brennan Fine Art

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Come study the essence of fine oil-painting in this in-depth five-day class of painting with a master. Your tuition will include engaged instruction time and use of easel. Come away with an enriched knowledge of technique and desired focus.

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Watercolor Workshop with Keiko Tanabe – Keep It Simple and Strong

Keiko Tanabe

Capture the essence of a landscape with watercolor. Learn methods and techniques to make a painting with impact. En plein air, the weather permitting.

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PLEIN AIR ON THE MAGICAL, MYSTICAL, BEAUTIFUL COAST OF MAINE

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Join me for a week of painting on Maine’s beautiful coast. We will paint on private property, all by ourselves, away from the popular tourist places. This property…

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Paper Marbling

Peters Valley School of Craft

Join us for a comprehensive introduction to the centuries-old process of floating paint onto a water-based bath, creating patterns in the paints with special tools, and permanently transferring the design onto paper.

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Rings 360

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop will explore jewelry design, fabrication, basic stone setting and assembling techniques that are related to the ring concept. We will fashion rings of personal importance, expression, and adornment.

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All Watercolor with Nationally-acclaimed, Sterling Edwards

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Sterling demonstrates and discusses a variety of topics and techniques, finishing a painting in each morning demo. Some of the topics include: how to paint a wide variety of subjects, a developing a strong composition, the expressive use of colors, overlapping shapes for and much more.

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Large Scale Contemporary Drawing In Abstraction Workshop March

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

The striking advantage about drawing through shifting scale is the personal spontaneity of mark making.

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The 29th annual Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts

The Naples Art Association

The 29th annual Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts will take place on Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19 along 5th Avenue South in Naples and feature over 200 professional artists from around the country showing and selling their works.

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Comic Abstraction Workshop 3

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Welcome to the revolutionary genre of our time that has captivated artists the world over and gained a significant worldwide audience.

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Copper Weather Vanes

Peters Valley School of Craft

The class will cover how to design and create a personal weather vane out of copper. You will learn chasing and repoussé skills to form the copper into a custom wooden die that you will design and make yourself.

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Large Scale Contemporary Drawing In Abstraction Workshop December

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Here in Large Scale Contemporary Drawing, there are no rules or regulations. This course is an escapade in shifting and sliding from the miniscule to the mammoth.

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Form Development & Soda Firing

Peters Valley School of Craft

The first half of this workshop will revolve around talks and demos focusing on how we relate to form, highlighting examples of perceiving form in novel, cross-disciplinary ways. The second half will deal with strategies to accentuate form through the glazing and firing process.

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Ceramic Science & Glaze Calculation for the Artist

Peters Valley School of Craft

This intensive course will focus on discussions, calculations, interactions, and putting to test in kilns, information shared by one of the world’s leading ceramic engineers.

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WSA Landscape Workshop

Instructor, Peter Clapper

Paint directly from the Woodstock landscape in this plein-air workshop. See and paint the unique color and light that is Woodstock in the late summer.

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Art of the Carolinas

Jerry's Artarama

Huge Art Workshops & Materials Discounts Expo. Offers a wide range of workshop topics in different media from internationally known instructors.

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Figuring it Out

Peters Valley School of Craft

What inspires you? What interests you? Where do your influences come from? Let’s figure it out with a two pronged approach to generating and exploring ideas in furniture and object design by building a small cabinet.

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Collage Workshop 2

Instructor, Robert Ohnigian

Pasting, ripping, and cutting fragments of paper or any other materials of choice on almost any surface with a mind toward color, texture, and space.

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Indigo Dyeing

Peters Valley School of Craft

Focusing on plant derived natural indigo, participants in this intensive workshop will prepare two organic indigo vats for dyeing both protein and cellulose fibers.

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Ins & Outs Of Floral Painting Workshop

Instructor, Mary Anna Goetz

May is one of the most beautiful months in the Catskills- an ideal time for the artist to create indoor floral arrangements or work en plein air. This workshop will combine both approaches.

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Finding your Voice in your Photography

Peters Valley School of Craft

Your photographs are trying to tell you something. Can you hear them? They speak to you about your passions, fears, interests, loves and so much more. They are mirrors into your soul: past, present and future.

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Routing Outside the Box

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this hands-on workshop you’ll have the opportunity to develop your own routed box design along with the templates needed to make it happen.

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Exploring Abstraction Workshop 2

Instructor, Jenny Nelson

October 21–22, 2017, Saturday–Sunday, 9 AM–4 PM

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Heirloom Flatware

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop will investigate the utensils commonly found on the dining table, and in the home kitchen, ranging from forks, spoons, and knives in personal place settings, to larger serving tools suitable for casseroles and pie pans.

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Encaustic on Paper

Peters Valley School of Craft

We will focus on layering papers and imagery through collage, using stencils, transferring imagery from photocopies, and burning/branding the paper

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Advanced Abstract Painting Workshop 1

Instructor,Jenny Nelson

This workshop is designed for painters interested in exploring more deeply the fundamental elements that come together to create a successful abstract painting.

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Comic Abstraction Workshop 5

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Welcome to the revolutionary genre of our time that has captivated artists the world over and gained a significant worldwide audience.

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Fundamentals of Die Forming: 3D Pendants

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come learn the fundamentals of Die-Forming utilizing the hydraulic press to create a handmade pendant in silver or copper. Participants will also learn the history of die-forming, modern practices, and the artists who employ this awesome and accessible technique in their works.

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Segmented Patterns: Unlocking the Process

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop is for turners who want to better understand how to make segmented patterns. You will explore design concepts, learn construction tips and build patterns.

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Wood Milling

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn the basics of how to use a Wood Mizer Portable Sawmill to cut logs into dimensional lumber and slabs of wood with the artist in mind. Each participant will take home a selection of lumber for their personal use.

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Paint and Play with Alcohol Inks

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come experience the thrill of the bloom and the blend of alcohol ink, as these vibrant colors act and react. You’ll learn techniques such as free flow and pouring, while painting images onto ceramic tiles and other surfaces.

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Drawing the Human Form

Peters Valley School of Craft

This will be an intensive weekend drawing session for those interested in sketching or painting the human form. It is an opportunity for beginners to learn and for experienced artists to fine tune their drawing skills.

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Forming a Pouring Vessel

Peters Valley School of Craft

The goal of this course is to introduce intermediate level metalsmiths to the world of forming metal. Participants will learn to raise/sink metal and cold forge metal stock.

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Birgit O’Connor – Fearless Flowers

California Watercolor Association

Birgit O’Connor – Fearless Flowers, May 15-18, 4 Days, Skill Level: Advanced Beginner & Up, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

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Intro to Wheelthrowing

Peters Valley School of Craft

Have you always wanted to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? We will begin with centering and then move into forming techniques to create the two basic pottery forms- the cylinder and the bowl.

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Teresa Oaxaca – Painting Impressionistic Flowers in Oils

DebKArt Home Studios

Learn to paint flowers alone or as part of interesting compositions

– Instruction is private, in my home studio, limited to 12 students
– Teresa will teach you how she creates beautiful alla prima floral paintings
– Learn how mastering values and edges elevates your artwork

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Bamboo & Glass Vessels: The Light and the Shadow

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this class we will explore using small bamboo and glass elements to create vessel forms that play with light and shadow. Come learn how to cut, heat bend, drill, weave, and sew bamboo together.

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Jacob Aguiar, PSA – Plein Air Workshop

Art is Inn

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The Art is Inn is delighted to host Mr. Jacob Aguiar at a 3 day plein air workshop 9/30-10/2/2016.

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The Bowie Knife

Peters Valley School of Craft

The Bowie knife is one steeped in legend and lore. In this intensive five day class participants will create their own version of this iconic American knife. Forging, grinding/filing, heat treating, and handles/guards will be covered.

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Comic Abstraction Workshop 2

Instructo, rMeredith Rosier

The vivid exploration of Comic Abstraction is sure to embolden you to the thrill of creating graphic dynamism through color, form and panel rhythm.

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Lithography Workshop 1

Instructor, Ron Netsky

In this intensive, two-day lithography workshop students will print a maximum of two images from prepared stones which will be provided.

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Release 2017 & Empower 2018: Atlanta

Paint Awake™

This Workshop combines intuition arts and mindful release of 2018, with powerful intention setting through art for 2018! Using Intuition Painting, meditation, journaling, and sharing, we will artfully transition out of any 2017 muck and into fresh intentions, clarity, renewed energy to take on 2018 with love and gusto.

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Form and Content: Landscape Painting Intensive Workshop

instructor, Christie Scheele

Designed for students with landscape painting experience, in this workshop we will focus on finding your unique voice.

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Sculptural Stringed Instrument Making

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come join us and make your own sculptural string instrument! Whether you are a musician who wants to learn woodworking to make your instrument, a woodworker who would like to learn the elements of string instrument or someone just looking for a fun week, this is the class for you.

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Containers with Content

Peters Valley School of Craft

Why are tiny boxes and containers so attractive to us? What draws us in? Is it our desire to know what’s on the inside or to put our treasures in a protective case? In this workshop, you will learn how to make a basic rectangular box with a lid.

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The Art of Japanese Kumiko

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this class, participants will learn to make kumiko panels, which in Japan are used to decorate shoji screens.

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The Abstract Landscape Workshop 3

Instructor, Donald Elder

Working with oils or acrylics on paper, students will create landscapes in an abstract impressionist style from reference materials or their imagination.

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Pictorial Storytelling & The Power of Image Embellishment

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop is about the power of image and pattern. We will deal with all things related to developing and creating images that echo the form of the pot, embellish the surface and or tell a story, be it metaphorical, literal or mysterious.

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Artful Use Of What’s At Hand Workshop 2

Instructor, Polly Law

In the Artful Use Of What’s At Hand workshop students will explore the techniques and materials bricoleur (bricolage artist) Polly M. Law uses to make her signature “paper dolls”.

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ROBERT LIBERACE Studies in Light: Exploring Sorolla

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

This workshop explores the great Spanish artist Joaquin Sorolla and his unique and dynamic approach to painting.

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The 38th annual Naples National Art Festival

The Naples Art Association

The 38th annual Naples National Art Festival will take place February 18 and 19 in scenic Cambier Park and along 8th Street South in downtown Naples and will feature professional artists from across the country showcasing and selling their work.

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Cloisonne Enameling

Peters Valley School of Craft

Cloisonné enameling is essentially drawing with wires and filling in around them with glass. Several processes will be discussed but cloisonné will be the primary technique covered. It can be simple or complex.

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Comic Abstraction Workshop 4

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

The vivid exploration of Comic Abstraction is sure to embolden you to the thrill of creating graphic dynamism through color, form and panel rhythm.

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Woven Lace Structures: Networks of Holes & Spaces

Peters Valley School of Craft

Delicate lace structures create translucency and serve as a filter of light and negative space. In woven cloth, warp threads are anchored at both ends then crossed in straight lines by weft threads creating right angles at the intersections.

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Intensive Watercolor Workshop

Instructor, Richard Segalman

The focus of this class is on the intensity of the encounter between artist and subject, and on expression rather than details of techniques.

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David Shevlino Paints the Clothed Figure

DebKArt Home Studios

David will teach you how he paints from live models alla prima
Learn how to simplify form, values and color into understandable tones and shapes
Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to come and learn
Every student will appreciate painting loosely and with greater economy in their strokes

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MIKE HERNANDEZ Painting the Bluffs of Whidbey in gouache or oil

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

Mike will cover the important fundamentals of composition, color relationships, lighting, atmospheric perspective, simplification and shape design through the use of gouache.

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Cardigraphy Workshop

Instructor, Ron Netsky

Students will create intaglio plates by using various methods of scoring into laminated cardboard.

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Plein Air Workshop in Sunny California

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Enjoy four fun filled days of painting with outstanding plein air artist, Ken Christensen. Students will complete a painting each of four consecutive afternoons at four different locations around beautiful Morro Bay, CA. Ken will do a demonstration at each location and then work with each artist individually.

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Encaustic Adventures

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

ALL MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT INCLUDED & PROVIDED. Come relax and play and be seduced by this sensual hot wax medium. These encaustic classes fill quickly and limited to 14 students.

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The Poetic Landscape Workshop

Instructor, Elizabeth Mowry

This studio workshop will be most useful to pastel artists having some experience with the medium. The focus of this pastel workshop will be to create evocative landscape compositions using only natural landscape components.

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Color and Energy Workshop 2

Instructor, Karen O'Neil

These three separate two day Color & Energy Workshops with instructor Karen O’Neil are designed to feed a painter’s creative engine. The workshops are visual energy boosters for painters.

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One Day Water Soluble Oil or Acrylic Painting Workshop

Come enjoy this panoramic setting and complete a beautiful landscape painting while brushing up on composition, brushwork, color mixing, and error correction.
Return home with a framable work of art.

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Raku Round-up

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop will teach the basics of glazing and firing raku ceramics. You will learn how to use various methods of glaze and stain application as well as many different low fire reduction techniques.

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Embracing the Landscape Workshop

instructor, Christie Scheele

In this landscape workshop new and experienced painters alike will advance their skills, including emphasis on composition, color, and drawing.

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Vermont Art Event

HK Holbein

Art Workshops and Materials Expo offering a range of 2-D painting media workshops.

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Mokuhanga: Japanese Water Based Woodcut Workshop

Instructor, Florence Neal

Printmakers know the beauty of Japanese woodblock prints. Contemporary artists are enjoying this technique that develops their deep concentration, keen observation and hand skills using natural and non-toxic materials.

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TERESA OAXACA Painting Luscious Floral and/or Still Life with Effigies

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

The class teaches still life painting using both direct and indirect methods. Students will receive a lecture and two instructor demos, and given opportunity to make two such paintings using this method with instructor critiques, all while observing and painting from the live model.

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Pronto Plate Printmaking Workshop

Instructor, Susan Newbold

The use of Pronto Plates is an easy, and non-toxic lithographic method of printing.

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Classical Figure Drawing Workshop

Instructor, Emilie Houssart

This two-day figure drawing workshop is focused on understanding the way that we really see, and will give you core skills for creating a powerful image from life.

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Beginning Blacksmithing

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn the basics of forging and manipulating steel using a coal forge, while gaining a working skill set and understanding in the use of blacksmithing tools and techniques.

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Forming Dynamics: Vessels Plus

Peters Valley School of Craft

We will be exploring, and exploiting the range of dynamics which copper offers. Participants will learn angle raising using a variety of hand and vice tools, from tradition to alternative.

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Silk Aquatint Workshop

Instructor, Julio Valdez

Silk Aquatint is a versatile alternative to traditional printmaking techniques.This is a great technique for painters and watercolor artists at any stage.

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Lithography Workshop 3

Instructor, Ron Netsky

Lithography has a long tradition in Woodstock. Beginning about 100 years ago, Woodstock became a center of activity for American lithography.

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AMY FOSTER – FACES, FIGURES and FOLLIES

Artensity

This 3 day workshop is a perfect sampler for anyone who loves working with a live model.

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For the Love of Art

The Naples Art Association

The Naples Art Association’s Annual Gala – For the Love of Art – will take place on Saturday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Naples Art Association, located at 585 Park Street in Naples.

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Color & Light In The Landscape Workshop

Instructor, Hongnian Zhang

Painting plein-air at beautiful nearby Hudson valley sites, the student will progress from a series of small studies to completing two finished landscape paintings.

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Atmospheric Tonalism: The Subtle Approach to Oil Painting Workshop

Instructor, Mary Anna Goetz

The Atmospheric Tonalism workshop will focus on the limited palette and atmospheric qualities of Tonalist painting.

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STAN PROKOPENKO Figure Drawing from Life (gesture, structure, and shading)

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

Students will learn the fundamental concepts for drawing the human body

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Jeff Hirst

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Printmaking without a press
$649 for 5 full days
All Levels/In-Studio

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Drawing Lab: Drawing For Better Painting Workshop 1

Instructor, Jenny Nelson

Learning to see is an essential part of learning to draw.

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Firing up the Noborigama

Peters Valley School of Craft

This immersive workshop offers participants the opportunity to learn how to fire The Peters Valley Noborigama two chambered wood kiln and also teaches the practical skills and techniques for glazing, loading, and firing a wood kiln.

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John Salminen Watercolor Workshop

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Realism Through Design
$699 for 5 Full Days
All levels/In-Studio

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Transparency & Radiance Workshop September

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Ponder the glory of emanating light by J. M. Turner or the opulent ink washes of Victor Hugo and the water reflections of Frits Thaulow. Present day artists continue their process of discovery in the portrayal of illusionary space with an expansive array of materials.

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Water-based Monotype Workshop

Instructor, Lisa Mackie

Create a series of water-based monotypes during this 2 day intensive workshop.

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Printmaking with Internationally acclaimed printmaker Jeff Hirst

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Instruction in a variety of print media including Monoprints, Intaglio, Relief,
and Encaustic Collagraph and Traditional Collagraph, Mixed Media Print Approaches.

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Making Monotypes With Water Based Media: A Non Toxic Approach To Printmaking Workshop

Instructor, Anthony Kirk

Participants will be shown how to prepare and use mat board printing plates that have the texture of mild sandpaper and are therefore conducive to drawing with water soluble crayons and painting with water based printing ink.

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Making work for the Anagama

Peters Valley School of Craft

Why do we make what we make? How do we relate to what we make, and how do we surprise ourselves while using the same material in ways that our studio practice will continue to be challenging and fun?

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Get in Shape

Peters Valley School of Craft

Our world is full of interesting shapes, patterns and textures. Organic shapes, geometric shapes, repeating patterns, leading lines, they all have visual and photographic potential.

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Power Hammer Forging & Tooling

Peters Valley School of Craft

This class will cover use of the power hammer. You will learn to calculate stock requirements for making various forgings, break down stock efficiently and precisely, tapering, and the use of several top and bottom tools in the hammer.

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Paper Marbling

Peters Valley School of Craft

Join us for a comprehensive introduction to the centuries-old process of floating paint onto a water-based bath, creating patterns in the paints with special tools, and permanently transferring the design onto paper.

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Carborundum Aquatint Workshop

Instructor, Anthony Kirk

Carborundum aquatint is a painterly intaglio process achieving a wide tonal range without acid, rosin or toxic chemicals usually associated with traditional aquatint.

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4 Inset-Handle Twined Basket

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come deepen and improve your fundamental skills of weaving while building upon them with new techniques. The Four Inset-Handle Basket is made using the technique of twining and has a substantial rolled border.

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The Big Burn

Peters Valley School of Craft

This exciting workshop offers artists the opportunity to participate in different types of firings, achieving many results in a short time. You will learn how to prepare and fire your works in a variety of kilns and atmospheres, from soda to wood, gas reduction, raku and pit firing.

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Large Scale Contemporary Drawing In Abstraction Workshop November

Instructor, Meredith Rosier

Beginners to abstract drawing and scale will move with ease alongside a well-versed artist. The imponderability of scale is ultimately a conversation between you, space and the surface.

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JAMES TENNISON Painting the Portrait

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

During this four-day workshop we will be painting a head-and-shoulders portrait from a live model.

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Monotype Workshop 1

Instructor, Kate McGloughlin

Open to artists of every stripe, this workshop is designed to open artistic blocks in painters and demystify the printmaking studio at The Woodstock School of Art.

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Playing with Fire: Glass Beads

Peters Valley School of Craft

Glass beads, sparkling jewelry, and playing with fire – you’ll get this and more in this fun 3-day class. If the sumptuous colors don’t get you hooked, the mesmerizing act of winding molten glass around a metal rod will.

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TJ Cunningham Paints Figures From Life, Outdoors – Accept the Challenge!

DebKArt Home Studios

Want a challenge? Learn to paint the figure from life, outdoors!

– Instruction is relaxed, limited to 12 students
– TJ will teach you how he paints a live model outdoors
– Learn to see and depict reflected light and color

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Internationally acclaimed Art Workshops

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

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The Abstract Landscape Workshop 2

Instructor, Donald Elder

Workshop will encourage self-expression through use of color.

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Head & Heart Plein Air Painting

Dillman's Creative Arts Foundation

Plein Air practices including studio instruction sessions. Express your personal take on the beautiful vistas surrounding White Sand Lake. Bring the outdoors inside on canvas.

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From Tree to Lathe: Decorative Platters

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn to turn a “Decorative Platter” by learning how to identify the most common trees in the North East and the best ways to use them.

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John Salminen – Realism Through Design

California Watercolor Association

John Salminen – Realism Through Design, February 13-17, 5 Days, Intermediate/Advanced, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

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Works On Paper Workshop

Instructor, Kate McGloughlin

Using basic monotype techniques as a springboard, this workshop will explore the world of visual possibilities available to artists using both wet and dry media to create rich, highly developed works of art.

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Finding your Voice as a Woodturner

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this project based class, we will examine ways to improve your artistic and technical vocabulary as a woodturner. Throughout the week we will explore the use of paint, texture, and wood burning to hone your individual artistic style.

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Encaustic Workshops

Northeast Art

Encaustic and mixed media art workshop

All levels of experience welcome and all materials included

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Cherokee Style Picnic Baskets

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come spend the weekend making a beautiful Cherokee style picnic basket. This basket, made from reed, has oak handles and a lid which can also be used as a tray.

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Body Prismatic™: Painting Healing for the World

Paint Awake

Soulful Creative Painting: With so much loss happening around us – and in our own lives – it can feel like we have little means to shift our energy and regain grounding. Through this workshop, we will redirect our heart heaviness into creativity, communion, and tributes by painting with intention.

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Altered Forms & Textured Surfaces

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop will focus on ways to alter forms and incorporate textures into your wheel thrown or hand-built pots.

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Live Edge Furniture

Peters Valley School of Craft

Live edge furniture is among the most beautiful furniture in the world. Live edge provides a way to celebrate the organic shapes of nature through a functional object that is beautiful and unique. In this class we will design and build a live edge piece.

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Concrete Tables

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come make a concrete table of your very own design while learning three different concrete casting methods and different mold making tricks to create your table.

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Drawing Spring Flowers Workshop

Wendy Hollender

Botanical Illustration is the art of depicting the form, color, and details of plant species. Studying nature’s forms and colors is a great way to learn about drawing and color to make beautiful realistic color in drawings.

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ELIZABETH ZANZINGER Alla-prima portrait paintings from life

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

This three-day oil painting workshop will focus on specific observational skills to help you create more efficient, lively, and accurate alla-prima portrait paintings from life.

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Unique Watercolor with Internationally acclaimed watercolorist, Mark Mehaffey

Northeast Art Retreats

Mark demonstrates a variety of techniques and unique effects of working on synthetic paper that will lead the way to exciting paintings.

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ZHAOMING WU Figure and Portrait with Zhaoming Wu

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

In this workshop, Zhaoming will teach a traditional “painterly” technique of oil painting. It will be applied to figure painting in an “alla prima” approach

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Painting with a Master – Live-in workshop (accommodations included)

R. Bruce Brennan Fine Art

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Come study the essence of fine oil-painting in this in-depth three-day, five night, class of painting with a master. Your tuition will include your accommodations in your own private suite in my home, breakfasts, and use of easel. Come away with an enriched knowledge of technique and desired focus.

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Rustic Yet Refined Forged Knives

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop will explore the art and craft of the forged blade from start to finish with an emphasis on simple tools and direct methods.

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Color, Form & Composition Through Still Life Workshop

Instructor, Hongnian Zhang

Using still life as a discipline to present Zhang’s unique “yin-yang” approach to color and composition, the student will develop skills in expressing form, space and texture.

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Painting Roses Workshop

Instructor, Karen O'Neil

This workshop is designed for students who desire a two day span of time to devote to studying the exquisite form of roses. Radiant, luminous and alive, roses captivate a sensitive painter’s soul, and set off sparks of energy that excite the viewer’s imagination and senses.

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Skins & Skeletons: 3D Textile Constructions

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this experimental workshop you will learn methods for building skeletal structures with rigid and semi-rigid materials like reed, rattan, bamboo, wood, wire, found materials and recycled frameworks.

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Focusing on Soda Firing

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop offers a wonderful opportunity to experience Soda firing your own work. Together we will glaze, load, and fire the kiln learning Soda firing specifics through each stage of the process.

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Conjuring the Narrative with Textiles

Peters Valley School of Craft

This creatively designed class blends together the art of narrative storytelling with textile design techniques.

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Portraits From Photographic Reference Workshop 2

Instructor, Claire Lambe

In this class students have the opportunity to work and be mentored on portraits of friends and family members using photographs as reference.

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Rings for Beginners

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come learn to make a perfectly finished, handmade ring (or two) in only two days! This beginner-friendly workshop is an easy introduction to jewelry and fine metalwork, and will cover the complete process of ring fabrication.

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Introduction to Stonesetting

Peters Valley School of Craft

In this class, participants will learn proper techniques, terminology and “tricks of the trade” in the most popular styles of setting gemstones including prongs, bezels, flush setting, burnishing and channel setting.

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Color and Energy Workshop 1

Instructor, Karen O'Neil

These three separate two day Color & Energy Workshops with instructor Karen O’Neil are designed to feed a painter’s creative engine. The workshops are visual energy boosters for painters.

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2 Day Weekend Oil/Acrylic Painting Workshops

Janet Glatz

Personalized two-day workshops in oil/acrylic painting for all ages and experience.

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Monotypes: One-off’s, Full-on!

Peters Valley School of Craft

“Play” is the keyword at the press with monotype printmaking; it is truly the perfect method/medium for spontaneity and for experimentation with texture, color layering, and negative space (positively, of course).

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Diminished Diameter Forging

Peters Valley School of Craft

Learn techniques to create dramatic designs from heavy gauge sterling or copper wire. Hammers, rolling mill, draw plates, upright sander, files, sand paper and buffers are only some of the tools used to coordinate what you design with what you make.

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“Impressionist Landscape Painting” (with Pastels) – Doug House

Cuyahoga Valley Art Center

Instructor demonstrations and critiques will teach students how to create different levels of distance within their plein air or photographed landscapes using color, perspective, detail and thoughtfully developed compositions practicing and exploring various techniques with individualized advice and focused direction from the instructor.

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The Oil Portrait Sketch Workshop

Instructor, Lois Woolley

Learn how to catch a likeness in a spirited, sketchy approach to portraiture. Combining alla-prima, large brushwork with sensitive line, one can complete this kind of oil portrait in just a few hours. Woolley will demonstrate how on Saturday morning.

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A Weekend of Baskets

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come spend the weekend learning to weave both a storage and laundry basket! Weaving the laundry basket, you will learn how to measure and cut reed, shape a basket, create inserted handles, and do continuous weaving.

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Dinner with Artists

The Naples Art Association

The Naples Art Association will host its ever-popular Dinner with Artists series on Tuesday, January 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Naples Art Association, located at 585 Park Street in Naples.

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Toolmaking for Jewelers

Peters Valley School of Craft

! In this workshop we will start by making a matching scribe and center punch set while we learn the remarkable properties that make steel so useful. We will then make a riveting hammer and, with any time that remains, chasing tools, burnishers, and more!

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Simplifying the June Landscape Workshop

Instructor, Kate McGloughlin

Kate McGloughlin’s Simplifying the Landscape Workshops help painters navigate the visual pitfalls and stumbling blocks that can make painting on location overwhelming. This course was designed to help artists simplify their approach to landscape painting, and learn the practical aspects of painting in the field.

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DAN SCHULTZ The Figure in the Landscape

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

This will be an in-depth oil painting workshop focusing on Dan’s technique for painting the figure outdoors.

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ALYSSA MONKS – TRANSCENDING THE PHOTO REFERENCE

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This 4-day oil painting workshop is designed to guide the students toward creating a painting from a photo reference, using both indirect and direct painting techniques.

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The Art of Navajo Weaving

Peters Valley School of Craft

This class will introduce the participant to an appreciation of Navajo (Dine) weaving by creating a small rug on a traditional upright loom. Dine weavings are internationally known for their unique designs and techniques using vegetal, natural and aniline dyed handspun wool.

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FREDERIC CHURCH, on a quiet cove of Millinocket Lake in Maine

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Join us in this historic series of painting workshops. Stunning views of Katahdin, comfortable rustic camps, small groups with lots of individual attention. It’s an unforgettable experience in…

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Firing the Anagama

Peters Valley School of Craft

Come be part of a historic firing experience in this famous kiln. For the first time in its history, the firing workshop will be led by two women artists who hail from India and California.

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Spirit of Structure

Peters Valley School of Craft

This workshop focuses on creating photographs in the buildings and landscape of the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area. By the end of the week you will leave the workshop with a refreshed creative self who is ready to make new work.

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Carving and Casting

Peters Valley School of Craft

This course offers a chance to explore the ancient technique of lost wax casting on a jewelry scale.

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Utensils: Wood & Steel

Peters Valley School of Craft

This unique cross-media workshop will teach both woodworking and blacksmithing techniques with a focus on making tools for the kitchen. You will spend one half of each day in the wood studio, and one half at the forge.

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Watercolor on Yupo and other Unique Surfaces

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Watercolor on Yupo & Unique Surfaces
$649 for 5 full days
All levels/ In-studio

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FRANK EBER ‘Atmospheric Watercolors’

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

Bring your painting skill to a higher level!

Learn how to paint luminous watercolors by manipulating tonal values, color and edge.

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The Body Prismatic™: Creative Wellness Workshop in Atlanta, GA

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Express Your Dynamic Self:
This fantabulous intuitive art workshop is a lively exploration into the colorful landscape of you, your “energy body”, and your vast inner world.

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Relief Printmaking and the Book

Peters Valley School of Craft

Explore the potential of relief prints and then make a book to house your finished images. You do not need previous experience, but if you do have previous printmaking experience, this class will allow you to perfect your technique.

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Drawing Lab: Drawing for Better Painting Workshop 2

Instructor, Jenny Nelson

Learning to see is an essential part of learning to draw.

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Watercolor Realism with Internationally acclaimed, John Salminen

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

John’s workshop will encourage representational painters to experiment with a different style and challenge experienced abstract painters to explore new possibilities in expressing their creative voices. His workshop includes demonstrations, critiques and lots of individual help.

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Janet Rogers – Expressive Watercolors: Flowers, Faces and Figures

California Watercolor Association

Janet Rogers – Expressive Watercolors: Flowers, Faces and Figures, October 16-19, 4 days, Skill Level: Advanced Beginner & Up, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

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Weaving 101

Peters Valley School of Craft

Start from the beginning. No experience necessary! You will learn to plan a project, wind a warp, sley, thread, and beam that warp onto a multi shaft floor loom.

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Native Wildflowers in Pop-Ups

Peters Valley School of Craft

Celebrate summer with flowers! Nearly all pop-ups are built from just two simple structures. Learning how and when to use these two structures—and to see the broad range of what they can do—can open the door to a lifetime of exploration.

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Toolmaking for the Blacksmith

Peters Valley School of Craft

This class will cover basic toolmaking for the blacksmith. Topics covered will include tool steel selection, forging and finishing hand tools and heat treatment. We will also touch on various jigs, fixtures and power-hammer tooling.

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SPRING IN SAN FRANCISCO with French Escapade

Evelyn Dunphy Art

I’m very happy to be teaching a workshop in San Francisco with Jackie Grandchamps of French Escapade in 2018. Everyone who has come with me on one of…

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Watercolor: Wet, Wild and Wonderful

Peters Valley School of Craft

Watercolor is a very versatile and in many ways a very forgiving painting medium. It allows a spontaneity that most other painting mediums do not. We will work en plein air in the picturesque environment of Peters Valley

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The Documentary Photo Story

Peters Valley School of Craft

Explore how to build a photo story from beginning to end. As Northwest New Jersey is an area rich with compelling untold stories, course participants will develop an original photo story based on the locality (ex. a local event like the NJ State Fair, historic location, or person).

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Combining Genres In Pastel Workshop

Instructor, Robert Carsten

Learn to exercise design skills by using a more complex visual “dialogue” within your pastel paintings.

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Release 2017 & Empower 2018: Los Angeles

Paint Awake™

This Workshop combines intuition arts and mindful release of 2018, with powerful intention setting through art for 2018! Using Intuition Painting, meditation, journaling, and sharing, we will artfully transition out of any 2017 muck and into fresh intentions, clarity, renewed energy to take on 2018 with love and gusto.

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Etruscan Places Painting the Salt Marshes of Ipswich MA

Maddine Insalaco and Joe Vinson

Paint the historic salt marshes of Ipswich MA immortalized by Martin Johnson Heade and Arthur Wesley Dow. Stunning landscapes unmodified since the days of the 17th century Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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Watercolor with Nationally acclaimed, Barbara Nechis

Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

Barabara’s workshops are for all who want to gain a deeper understanding of the creative process of painting, are willing to be flexible, take risks, have fun, be intuitive and inventive.

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