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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 […]

SOBA Kids Art Camp 2020


Instructor: Mary BurrellWhen: The art camp runs from 9-11 a.m. Monday-Friday June 22-26 for ages 6-9; from 9-11 a.m. July 13-17 and July 20-24 for ages 10-12 Where: SoBA’s Center for Creative Arts, located at 6 Church Street next door to the SoBA Gallery in Old Town BlufftonCost: $100 per child per weekContact: Mary Burrell […]

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 […]

Abstract/Impressionism Workshop

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Instructor Art Cornell 9-3:30 p.m. April 8-9 (with a break for lunch) Cost: $200 members, $230 non-members Register for the class This workshop is for artists who wish to explore or improve their approach to abstract art. We will look at both non-objective and figurative methods including basic elements and composition arrangements. Subjects discussed will […]

Sunrises and Sunsets

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9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 12 and 13 $240 for members  $260 for non-members (Beginner to Intermediate) Whether you live here in the Low Country of South Carolina or in Timbuktu – these beautiful sunrises and sunsets instill the desire to create what you see and put it  on canvas.  Come join this 2 […]

CANCELLED – Loosen Up March 23-25 with Lauren Terrett


Instructor Lauren Terrett9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23, 24, 25Cost $180, member and $195, non-members Join in and learn to loosen up while you complete 1-3 acrylic paintings. This class is geared for the beginner or intermediate student that has a desire to loosen his/her style. Lauren will share daily demos and methods she’s learned, in […]