Workshops are different than our ongoing classes. They are usually one time events.
- Abstract Expressionist Art
Get inspired with Elizabeth Chapman! We will be working with acrylics on canvas. This month we will be painting intuitively to music. So bring your favorite music with ear buds, or paint along to the music Elizabeth has chosen!
Class is limited to 12 and this class always fills, so reserve your spot today by contacting Jeanie Martin at ArtGirlArts@gmail.com.
You can find out more about Elizabeth and her art by clicking HERE.
- Limited Palette Workshop with John Whytock
Join award-winning artist, John Whytock, in a 6 hour workshop where you will learn how to create a unified and harmonious painting using a limited palette. He will discuss the use of limited pigments to create an extensive color spectrum, and how to reduce the complexity of painting into a simpler and more elegant approach.
This workshop is intended for beginning to intermediate painters and will be done in acrylics
Click HERE for more info.
- Portrait Workshop in Oils with John Whytock
Learn the elements necessary to paint realistic portraits. This includes precision drawing, composition and facial structure, color theory as it applies to portraiture, and how to achieve lifelike representation and accurate likeness of faces in oil paint.
This workshop is designed for the intermediate to advanced oil painter. Participants must have good drawing skills and have a good grasp of the fundamentals of oil painting.
Click HERE for more info.
- Street Scapes in Watercolor with Alicia Farris – Now taking wait list
Learn elements of city and street scapes such as how to illustrate distance, light source, movement and activity, figures, and just enough about perspective to make it all work! We will work from photo reference; you are welcome to bring your own but photos will be provided by Alicia for demonstrations and from which students can work. Learning will be enhanced by lots of one-on-one and group critique/ discussion.
This workshop is designed for the serious beginner to the advanced watercolor artist. Supply list will be provided at registration.
January 31 – February 1 – 9am-3pm
Contact Alicia Farris to register by e-mailing email@example.com Class size will be limited.
- Collage and Mixed Media “Paper and Paint”
This workshop is one that will inspire creativity in all its freedom. Intuitive skills with papers and paint on canvas
or heavy paper using created papers, gelli prints, found papers from wrappers to stamps or any recycled papers plus
all sorts of photos and objects of artistic value to you. We will play in the simplicity of joy as you express your own
artistic views to create with a beautiful outcome. Contact : Sharon Warren 417 894 2899
- Landscape Painting Workshop Series
Join award winning master artist, John Whytock, in his Landscape
Painting Workshop Series and learn many of the techniques that allowed him, for the past 40 years, to excel in the real world of competitive art.
In five sessions, you will learn how to render realistic landscapes from the beginning glazes to the final brush stroke. You will learn the subtlest techniques in the application of color, the
consideration of tone, and use of textures. Throughout five courses, Mr. Whytock will demonstrate and impart his masterful approach in the how-to’s of painting clouds, atmosphere, trees, rocks, and water.
Session 1: Sky and Clouds – Focuses on the basics of sky color and how to paint convincing cumulous clouds.
Session 2: Atmosphere – Concentrates on the use of values and color to create believable atmosphere, distance and depth.
Session 3: Foliage – Focuses on mid-ground objects like trees and grass, their tonal design, hue and relationships to the overall composition.
Session 4: Rocks – Concentrates on the surface textures, the importance of under-light and the asymmetrical form of rocks and how to paint them accurately.
Session 5: Water – Concentrates on the refractive quality and the surface characteristics of water – one of the toughest elements to render in a convincing manner.
Each session is designed for the intermediate painter and will
demonstrate in practical, easy to understand methods the ways to
produce a work of art of which the dedicated painter can be proud.
This workshop repeats during the year. Click HERE to go to John’s workshop page for more info.
- Beginning Drawing Session l
Learn the basics of drawing with different mediums
We will learn about and explore shadow, shading, negative space, etc
We will work in pencil, charcoal, and ink
Classes starting in March
4 Week Sessions
- Beginning Watercolor
Learn the basics of watercolor.
We will cover technique, supplies, etc
Class starts in March
4 Week Sessions
- Introduction to Studio Art
We will explore different mediums for one to two weeks at a time.
Pencil, Charcoal, Ink, Chalk Pastels, Oil Pastels, Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Clay and Building Your Portfolio.
Beginning in March
- Kids Art/Homeschool Art
Let your child discover art in different forms.
Projects taken home when completed.
Classes start Saturdays 10 am – Noon, first class begins March 17th
4 Week Sessions
- Lecture on the Renaissance Style of Painting and the Evolution of Pigments
Join award winning Louisiana artist Greg Chappell Thursday, March 1st from 6pm to 7:30 for a lecture followed by open discussion on the Renaissance Style of Painting and the Evolution of Pigments. This lecture is meant for oil painters of any experience level to learn and explore the techniques of renaissance painting attributed to the old masters’ system. Greg Chappell has spent decades dedicated to studying the application of pigments to the appropriate surfaces as well as the development and evolution of pigments from the caveman era to modern synthetics.
Cost is $10 and includes the $5 Studio Fee
- Renaissance Style Oil Painting Workshop
A workshop for oil painters of any experience level. Learn the techniques of renaissance painting attributed to the old master’s system. Greg Chappell has spent decades studying the application of pigments to the appropriate surfaces. What kind of brushes, what kind of canvas, and what kind of medium make all the difference in the world. This workshop will encourage creativity while playing with color and technique and building skills that will be invaluable for creating a quality piece of art. Each participant will walk away with a finished piece of art.
- New Adventures in Watercolor! With Alicia Farris NWS (Now taking wait list-contact Alicia if you’d like to be added to list)
Together we will explore the fabulous features of watercolor while we celebrate the transparency, spontaneity, and luminosity of the medium! We will experiment with unique techniques to appreciate the wonderful characteristics of VERY FORGIVING and spontaneous watercolor! One session will be devoted to painting on non-traditional paper! (supplied by Alicia) This workshop would be suitable for the serious beginner to the advanced watercolor artist. Students benefit from demonstrations, discussions and critiques. Supply list provided.
Dates: January 23, 30, Feb. 6 and 13, 2018.
Contact Alicia to register through her website (www.afarris.com) or by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: $110 for 4 sessions (includes studio fee and non-traditional paper)