Exploring Post Impressionism: Copying the Masters
Instructor: Jennifer Broadus
The course will study the evolution into Post (neo) Impressionism period (1886-1905) covering a variety of favorite artists of the period, including; Degas, Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Seurat and Lautrec among others. Emphasis of the course is developing and improving painting techniques by studying how the “Masters” did it. The post or Neo-Impressionists were great copyist themselves, often painting the great Masters on site at The Louvre and other venues. Every workshop participant is encouraged to work at their own speed.
Each student is asked to bring 2 photos of their favorite Post Impressionism paintings to copy. The instructor will also provide a variety of paintings photos to select from.
What to bring:
•A variety of paints in a spectrum of colors – oil paint suggested, but acrylic o.k. too
•Apron, brushes, solvents, (linseed oil or acrylic mediums), paper towels, and all the usual artist tools
•2 primed canvases (prime in a warm color) no smaller than 12” x !6” and no bigger than 20” x 30 “
•A bag lunch
We will provide
:•Easels, tables, chairs and light refreshments during discussion hour
•We can also provide a catered box lunch for $11 per person. May be ordered the day of the class.
Class will culminate with a “show and tell” hour with French wines and cheeses.
When: Friday & Saturday, October 13th & 14th , 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $295 for non members, $275 for members.
Fused Glass Workshop
Instructor: Lynn Goldblatt
Explore the mystery of cabochon and dicroic glass, and create beautiful jewelry for yourself or for a special gift. Learn the basics of working with COE 90 glass, and create unique designs from fusible glass, dichroic rods and frit. Each student will create at least one beautiful pendant, and many create a number of items. No previous glass experience is required—teenagers to adults are welcome.
Please Note: Your creations will be available to pick up the next business day.
WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES PLEASE.
Date: Saturday, September 9th, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $65 for nonmembers, $55 members
$20 material fee payable to instructor
FUN WITH MOSAICS WORKSHOP
Instructor: Tammey Etheredge
Come join us for a fun filled morning of discovery and creating mosaics! No previous experience necessary! At the end of the workshop, you'll leave with your very own personalized project piece!
Mosaic artists use small pieces of glass, stone, or tile, known as tesserae, to create decorative art pieces, patterns on walls, floors, walkways, and ceilings. Some mosaics are intricately detailed and can take many years to complete. Others can be completed in just a few hours.
Workshop will provide an overview of the basic tools and techniques used in traditional mosaics along with step-by-step guided instructions and hands-on tutorials.
Saturday, Sept 16th, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
All tools and supplies included.
Max. 10 students.
Minimum age 16 years old (18 and under must be accompanied by parent or guardian).
No Fear Watercolor
Instructor: Ann Marie Dalis
Always wanted to try watercolor? Not sure where to begin?
This workshop is perfect for you! Come explore and play with watercolors! You will be surrounded by our wonderful Waterworks watercolor exhibit for inspiration. Perfect for the beginning artist or the experienced artist wanting to try a new medium
Date:Tuesday, Oct 24th, 2017
Time: 1:00 p..m. to 4:00 p.m.
•. Wine and light snacks served at the end of the workshop.
•Price $60 for non member, $50 for members.
A $7 supply fee is payable to the instructor
the day of the workshop