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Figure Drawing – Evenings

Levels: Previous drawing experience required.

Offered: Monday, 7-10pm & 2nd Thursdays, 7-10pm

Fee: $16 non-members, $14 members, $10 students. Not a member?

Facilitated by Open Studio Artist Richard Bennett. Drawing the human figure is acknowledged to be the best foundation for learning the process of really seeing …

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Series Classes

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Travel Sketching

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: 6 Tuesdays, beginning 05/07/19 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 with member discount

Travel sketching & painting allows us to slow down and to be wholly present while exploring the world.   Keeping an illustrated travel sketchbook enhances …

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Traditional Figure Drawing – Class is Full!

Levels: All

Instructor: Susie Wilson

Offered: 6 Weds. beginning 5/8/19 1pm-3:30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

Drawing can be described as an inquiring investigation into visible appearance, and the learned discipline should never exclude the potential for free and spontaneous input. …

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Introduction to Figure Drawing – Class is Full!

Levels: Beginner

Instructor: Susie Wilson

Offered: 6 Weds. beginning 5/8/19 10am-12:30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

This is a small group to begin a study of the human form from a live model. Immerse yourself in an intimate and comprehensive introduction …

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Pastel Studio

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Joan Hellenthal

Offered: 6-Friday mornings - beginning 05/10/19 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

The perfect way to start the weekend….loosen up and have fun with pastels!  Using expressive marks and color we will paint vibrant landscapes and still …

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Watercolor-Linda Lord-Thursdays

Levels: All

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 6 Thurs., beginning: 05/30/19 1pm-3:30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

This class is geared to facilitate those who have never painted and those who have advanced their skills. Most class sessions will include a demo …

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Beginning Watercolors-Fridays

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 6 Fri. beginning 5/31/19 1:00pm-3:30pm

This class is aimed at familiarity of  Materials, as well as why to chose them.  In the 6 weeks, we  will endeavor to produce 6 …

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Journal Sketching – Sundays

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: 6 Sunday mornings, beginning 06/02/19 10am - 1pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

Journaling helps us to slow down and really see and appreciate the world around us.  This course is designed for those who love being in …

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Seascapes in Watercolor

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: Six Tuesday Mornings, beginning 06/25/19 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

This 6 week series class is a follow up and extension of the previously offered, Landscapes in Watercolor course. A combination of studio and plein …

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Traditional Figure Drawing (June-July)

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Susie Wilson

Offered: 6 Wednesdays, starting 6/26/19 1:00pm-3:30pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 members price

Drawing can be described as an inquiring investigation into visible appearance, and the learned discipline should never exclude the potential for free and spontaneous input. …

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Introduction to Figure Drawing (June-July) – Class is Full!

Levels: Beginner

Instructor: Susie Wilson

Offered: 6 Wednesdays, starting 6/26/19 10:00am-12:30pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 members price

This is a small group to begin a study of the human form from a live model. Immerse yourself in an intimate and comprehensive introduction …

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Watercolor Techniques

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: Offered 4 Sunday afternoons starting 7/14/19 1:30pm-4:30pm

Fee: $140/$122.50 member price

Watercolor has the reputation for being difficult. It can cause frustration, defeat, and disappointment, especially for those just starting out. Having a solid understanding in …

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The Landscape in Watercolor

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: (6) Tuesday mornings beginning 8/6/2019 9:30am-12:00pm

Fee: $160/$140 members

This studio course will focus on the materials and techniques of watercolor to explore the wealth of interesting shapes, patterns, textures, and abstractions that can …

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Introduction to Figure Drawing (Aug-Sept)

Levels: Beginner

Instructor: Susie Wilson

Offered: 6 Wednesdays, starting 8/21/19 10:00am-12:30pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 members price

This is a small group to begin a study of the human form from a live model. Immerse yourself in an intimate and comprehensive introduction …

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Traditional Figure Drawing (Aug-Sept)

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Susie Wilson

Offered: 6 Wednesdays, starting 8/21/19 1:00pm-3:30pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 members price

Drawing can be described as an inquiring investigation into visible appearance, and the learned discipline should never exclude the potential for free and spontaneous input. …

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Weekend Workshops

Introduction to Natural Dyeing, From A(vocados) to Z(innias) (Location Studio 119 @ The Tannery)

Levels: All levels. This is a pre-requisite for later Colorways natural dye classes. See May 18th class, Reds Glorious Reds!

Instructor: Kris Nardello

Offered: One Saturday afternoon workshop, 4/27/19 1:00-5:00pm

Fee: $120 one price for this class

Pink from avocados? Yellow from zinnias? Natural dyeing means extracting dyes from organic sources and using them to color fibers. In this 4-hour class, students …

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Intermediate Watercolor

Levels: Class designed for students with prior watercolor experience

Instructor: Jo-Neal Graves

Offered: Two day Weekend Workshop - 04/27 & 04/28/19 10am - 3pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

This Intermediate level class will include a variety of skills instruction and practice.  How do you create the fold of a leaf or flower petal, …

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Introduction to Gouache – Class is Full!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: One day workshop, Saturday 05/11/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

Gouache is an overlooked watercolor medium that has amazing versatility and can transcend the boundaries of many other mediums. It can wash like watercolor, blend …

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Watercolor with Pen & Ink (Studio 119 @ The Tannery)

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Bonni Carver

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 05/18/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: One price: $89.00

Watercolor and pen and ink are the perfect portable media through which any place or setting can become a springboard for a creative sketch. An …

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Botanical Art Workshop: Roses in Watercolor

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Maria Cecilia Freeman

Offered: Two day Weekend Workshop - 05/18/19 - 05/19/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

Botanical Art prizes both beauty and accuracy. In this workshop we’ll begin with close observation of our live plant specimens (to be provided), learning to …

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Red, Glorious Red, A Colorways Workshop (Location: Studio 119 @ The Tannery)

Levels: Prerequisite Intro. to Natural Dyeing, 4/27/19

Instructor: Kris Nardello

Offered: One Saturday afternoon workshop, 5/25/19 1:00pm-5:00pm

Fee: $120 one price for this class

Building on the experiences in the Introduction to Natural Dyeing class in April, we will dye wool yarn in some of the red dyes used …

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Gouache 2.0

Levels: Some experience with Gouache recommended - please see Introduction to Gouache class 06/08/19

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 06/08/2019 10am - 4pm

Fee: One price: $89.00

  In this one day workshop, additional gouache and grisaille application techniques will be explored. Instruction, demos, and exercises will be available to further the …

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Indigo Shibori: Classic Blue and White Patterns on Silk and Cotton

Levels: All levels, no prior experience necessary

Instructor: Kris Nardello

Offered: One Saturday afternoon workshop, 6/15/19 1pm-4pm

Fee: $120 one price for this class

Indigo is a natural dye like no other! Students learn a simple way to make this stunning blue dye, then experiment with 3 different shibori …

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Spontaneous Drawing

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Robert Dvorak

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 07/20/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

Want to drawing with freedom and ease? This workshop is for you if you: have no previous drawing instruction, would like to be able to …

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