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.Read More
This course, taught by one of the country’s premiere throwers, will focus on processes beginning with conceptualization on through to making large-scale work.Read More
Potters of all ranges in abilities are welcome to bring work made from stoneware and or porcelain clay bodies and bisque fired to participate fully in this amazing firing. Everyone will participate in the kiln loading and firing process.Read More
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.Read More
5 days in the Kawartha Highlands Backcountry with Keith Thirgood
Keith is an experienced outdoorsman and artist. He will lead us by canoe into the backcountry of Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park, Ontario, where the views are spectacular.
Painting holidays in Greece! Watercolor and mixed watermedia in the beautiful island of Thassos!
Combining studio and plein air painting and exploring pure watercolor and contemporary mixed watermedia!
Discover the beauty of Greece and local gastronomy! Fees include accommodation, all meals, field trips and local transport.
12 student max.
Inspired by the quilts of Gee’s Bend, this workshop explores monoprinting through the processes of woodcut, dry point, collagraphs, direct trace drawing and printing techniques on a variety of surfaces.Read More
Participants will learn tool selection & sharpening, wood selection, lathe setup, basic safety, sanding & finishing and will see how to find the bowl with the tree.Read More
This is a perfect introduction to jewelry making! Participants will become familiarized with basic studio tools and fabrication techniques for working with fine metals. Guaranteed to finish a bracelet each day!Read More
While encaustic wax and paint is most often worked on a solid surface such as wood, it also lends itself to working on a paper substrate in thin layers. It can be translucent or more transparent allowing underneath layers of color or imagery to be visible.Read More
Participants will begin by making a few types of arrow heads using assorted forging techniques and then take it to the next level and move up to larger material to forge the spear!Read More
Experience French village life, with an art tutor, play golf, visit local medieval villages and enjoy wonderful French food and wine – a holiday at a leisurely pace.Read More
Experiment with found objects and pre-fabricated components to knock out a custom buckle quickly, or make every detail from scratch for the ultimate one-of-a-kind creation.Read More
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.Read More
Using original tin patterns from the 1920s, learn about basic pattern-making and in this steady-paced class will move forward from there. From start to finish, this process is 100% hands-on shoe work.Read More
This workshop will focus on the basic rib-style techniques used in willow basketry from the making of handles and rims to lashings, scalloming, slyping, shaping with ribs, and finishing techniques.Read More
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.Read More
Mike will cover the important fundamentals of composition, color relationships, lighting, atmospheric perspective, simplification and shape design through the use of gouache.Read More
Create repeating patterns using warp resist dyeing with natural dye on cotton yarn. Learn how to prepare and dye a warp in one or more colors and weave it with surprising weave structures.Read More
The vivid exploration of Comic Abstraction is sure to embolden you to the thrill of creating graphic dynamism through color, form and panel rhythm.Read More
This workshop will combine basic metalsmithing and woodworking techniques to create unique jewelry. It will teach a variety of skills for blending the materials of metal and wood to create one of a kind rings, pendants, earrings, and brooches.Read More
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.Read More
Explore how to carve, fuller and split steel. Working hot exploits the malleability of steel and its ability to take deep impressions.Read More
You will have multiple pieces at the completion of the course and a new perspective on the potential of wood as a material and it’s beauty in small scale works.Read More
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.Read More
This workshop will focus on combing the elements of line, volume and form to create functional pottery that is appropriate for a wood kiln.Read More
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.Read More
Moth and butterfly wings, beautiful and balanced, give us free rein to explore color in challenging ways. Templates give a quick start for good composition.Read More
In this workshop, Zhaoming will teach a traditional “painterly” technique of oil painting. It will be applied to figure painting in an “alla prima” approachRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More
The design and construction of a container enables careful thought in planning the design concept as well as meticulous attention to measurements. The piece can be just about any shape and for any use: perfume bottle, pill box, etc.Read More
All components of the process will be demonstrated including sculpture design and template making, pattern layout, fit up and construction. MIG and oxy acetylene welding will be utilized along with slip roller forming and brake work.Read More
Europe, - Luxembourg
It is primarily a course about painting techniques. The subjects of tools, color theory, mixing paint, composition, value and layering will be covered, the intention is to present a holistic approach to life and painting, one that empowers, inspires and encourages you to paint like you.Read More
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.