Archive | Classes & Workshops

Random Beauty in the Pastel Landscape March 22-23, 2021 with Eve Miller


Instructor Eve Miller, PSA10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. March 22-23, 2021 • Cost $250, member and $275, non-members This two day workshop will focus on establishing a daily painting practice.We will explore how to create good design by using thumb nails. Reference photos will be used to establish light and dark patterns of light. From […]

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The Southern Landscape Oct. 6-8 with Chris Groves


The Southern Landscape: From Concept to Completion Instructor Chris Groves • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. October 6, 7 & 8 • Cost $450, member and $475, non-members This 3-day class will cover the necessary steps that an artist should take in their landscape painting process. From an idea to a finished product has many steps […]

Waterbase Media Oct. 14-16 with Morten E. Solberg

Caroloina Wren & Yellow Roses 7in 300

Instructor Morten E. Solberg 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. October 14, 15, 16 • Cost $450, member and $475, non-members This will be a class of waterbase media. We will work at painting in a more experimental direction, landscape, figure & florals & Wildlife etc. I will demonstrate every day. I will be working in […]

SOBA Kids Art Camp 2020


Organizers are taking precautions in light of the coronavirus, limiting the classes to 10 students. Each student will have their own table or work station. However, please be aware that interaction may occur during the camp. PLEASE NOTE: The 9-11 a.m. July 13-17 for ages 6-9 is full. However, we have a new class that […]

Painting Your Way April 4, 11 & 18 with Missy Gentile


9 a.m.-12 p.m. April 4, 11 & 18 Cost: $145 members, $160 non-members Register for the class This class is about losing pre-conceived ideas about what is painting and discovering what painting is for you. Through guided warm-ups, mini-painting challenges, and instruction in the basics of painting, the student is enabled to discover a personal […]

Three-Day Painting Workshop May 26-28 with Slava Korolenkov


9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  May 26-28Cost: $450 members, $475 non-members Register for class Slava Korolenkov, well-known professional painter, impressionist, will teach you during 3-days workshop how to get familiar with main rules of painting process.  This class is for any level of artist. Mediums include any opaque (oil, acrylic, gouache, tempera). The class will over still […]

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Sketching with David Rankin

Sketching with  David Rankin

9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 Cost: $100 members, $120 non-members Register for the class Learn David Rankin’s “Fast Sketching Technique” in this special 1-day workshop. Whether traveling or just out in your own neighborhood, a sketchbook is essential for an artist.  Knowing how to quickly capture a bird, animal, sky or landscape before the […]

Essentials of Framing

Essentials of Framing

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 11 with Earland Bradley Free for SOBA members, $10 for non-members A refresher course, this two-hour workshop covers the essential to consider when framing anything from a work of art to a family heirloom: how to select the frame, mat board, foam core and glass to enhance the object […]

Free Watercolor Demo


2-4 pm, Tuesday, February 11 at the Center for Creative Arts Registration is closed! Demonstration has filled up. Nationally renowned watercolor artist David Rankin will be leading a free watercolor demonstration from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 at The Society of Bluffton Artist’s Center for Creative Arts in Old Town Bluffton. This event is free […]

Paint with Watercolors, Wool & Silk


Instructor Camille Hulbert 9 a.m.-1 p.m. February 12-13 Cost: $175 members, $195 non-members Register for the class This class will be an introduction into Nuno Felting. Take home a wearable work of art, a Handkerchief scarf, as pictured. All supplies are included in the class price. Day 1:  You will learn the process of nuno felting […]