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Painting Loose Glowing Watercolor Workshop with Michael Pearson


  Wouldn’t you love to loosen up while still painting representative art?  Are you searching for that magical glow in your watercolors? Learn these painterly techniques and more with a full time watercolorists with over 37 years’ experience.  Our subject matter will vary but you gain knowledge of how to put the sparkle in your work with […]

Mastering The Color of Light with Michael Story May 1-3


(Click here to see Michael’s step-by-step painting process – Landscape Painting in Oil or Acrylic • Instructor Michael Story 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, May 1-3 • Cost: $350 members, $375 non-members Join Michael for a 3-day workshop as we concentrate on capturing the color of light in our landscape paintings. We will observe and […]

Fine Art Jewelry with JoAnn Graham March 13

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Introduction to the Jeweler’s Saw 1-3 p.m. March 13 • Cost $85, member and $95, non-members (Supplies are included in the price and will be provided by the instructor.) JoAnn Graham “choreographs in sterling silver”. She has been working with sterling silver, gold and steel since 2004, creating unique, individual wearable art jewelry. All of […]

Loosen Up with a Palette Knife with Jim Lewis


Instructor James Lewis February 23, 2018   9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Member: $75  •  Non-Member: $90 Jim will teach how to paint with palette knife in oil or acrylic. We will investigate the basics of color mixing, value and perspective, with only simple drawing required. Relying on the palette knife will be an opportunity to loosen up, simplify […]

Seven Keys to Successful Painting with Jim Lewis


Instructor James Lewis February 22, 2018   9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Member: $75  •  Non-Member: $90 Jim will do a demo each morning in oil however, these principles are for all mediums:  Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, pastel and water based oils.  Explore and discover your own approach and attitude within these guiding principles.   Learn how to avoid common failures and be the […]

Abstract Art with Missy Gentile


Instructor Missy Gentile 9-12 Saturday Mornings in February (3, 10, 17, 24) • Cost: $120 members, $135 non-members Missy’s ABSTRACT ART CLASS is like visual dancing with paint and musical rhythms in color. Instead of using words to create and build sentences and paragraphs, this class will demonstrate how paint becomes words…..using shape, form, pattern and texture […]