Adult workshops offer lessons in acrylic, water color, soap making, art journaling, oil painting and drawing and sketching.
Friday Night Painting Party with Debra Myers 7 - 9:30 pm Join in a fun and light hearted painting party with artist Debra Myers of River Dog Studios as she hosts single painting classes in acrylic. Debra is a versatile artist that meets students where they are as beginners or professionals needing assistance with improving specific paintings. BYOB but tea, water and coffee available. All materials included, painting on 11 x 14 pulled canvas, ages 14 and up March 27, Intuitive Portraits April 3 Unlikely Landscapes April 24 Paint my Pet May 8 Picasso-Style May 22 Experimental Painting
Cold Process Soap Making 1 Day Workshop Saturday April 25 Saturday May 30 Saturday June 27 10am - 4pm Choose either date or both for extra fun as student joins resident master soap maker, Gabby Cox, as she imparts the secret alchemy of soap with weighing, measuring, blending, tracing as saponification begins - students make lovely and made by you soap. Always 100% natural with mica colorants and essential oils for scent. 2 batches of approximately 2lbs each. Participants with have a working knowledge to continue this at home.
Friday Night Sip and Throw Pottery Party 6:30 - 8 pm with Emily Every Friday, 6:30 - 8 pm bring your favorite adult beverage and head to our studio for a group class - throw on the wheel and come back in two weeks to pick up your finished pieces (we will trim and fire and glaze) RSVP required
You Can Paint - Robert Garden Art Technique With Pamela Smith $35/month, single class 6:30 - 8:45 pm Ages 14 - Adult Thursdays January 9 Half Dome in Yosemite, February 6 Georgia O'Keeffe's Flower, March 5 Cherry Blossoms at Mt Fuji, April program is postponed to May 7, Sailing to Padre. A truly unique monthly class that teaches the basics and fundamentals of oil painting with tried and true simple methods and techniques including the science of color, brush loading and more. The Robert Garden Art Technique and You Can Paint is a 20 year success story with thousands enjoying the classes around the country. Our teacher, Pamela Smith is a fun and lighthearted educator that encourages and assists students one on one. Each class students finish a different project - frame worthy. All supplies are included.
Intro Drawing and Sketching Murry Whiteman Thursdays April 16th and 23rd 4 - 6 pm Join nationally recognized and award winning artist and teacher Murry Whiteman in this 2 week introduction to drawing and sketching as he leads students to learn basics with a pencil. All levels, adults (students 14 and up may attend). All materials included. Intermediate Drawing and Sketching Thursdays May 21st and 28th 4 - 6 pm
Intro Watercolor Murry Whiteman Thursdays April 16th and 23rd 6:30 - 8:30 pm Join our nationally recognized and award winning artist and teacher Murry Whiteman in this 2 week introduction to basic watercolor, all levels welcome and students 14 years and up may attend. All materials included. Intermediate Watercolor Thursdays May 21st and 28th 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Alternative Firing with Magda Saturdays, April 4 and April 25 from 10am - 4pm Join Magda Dia and friends for some hands on fun with alternative firing and glazing techniques - adults only - current enrolled pottery students save $20 with coupon code POTTERY20 Will include up to 4 processes: Raku with horsehair, fuming with chlorides, saggar, obvara and crackle - fun! Bring up to 8 pieces, pottery available for sale to use for this event - no need to bring clay ware. Bring a side dish for snacking, and adult beverages always welcome!