Throwing & Decorating Workshop with Kym Owens SOLD OUT March 21/22 (Saturday and Sunday) 10 am - 5 pm with 1 hour lunch break Learn how to tackle the challenges of throwing and refine your pottery by learning multiple decorating techniques. Ceramic artist, Kym Owens has over 20 years of experience making functional thrown pottery. Owens will also demonstrate how to decorate your work using different decorating skills such as slip trailing, underglaze application and glaze inlay.
Please note that this workshop are for students who already have basic throwing skills.
Cold Process Soap Making 1 Day Workshop Saturday February 29, 2020 10am - 4pm $96 Join resident master soap maker, Gabby Cox, as she imparts the secret alchemy of soap with weighing, measuring, blending and tracing into lovely natural and healthy products. 2 batches of approximately 2lbs each. Participants with have a working knowledge to continue this at home.
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 9 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.
Friday, January 31st - Encaustic Beginner workshop including a focus on Vintage Ephemera Collage with Deanna Wood
Saturday, February 22nd - Encaustic Beginner workshop including a focus on Stencils and Collage with Deanna Wood Saturday, March 7th - Encaustic Beginner workshop including a focus on Monotypes with Leigh Harrison Introductory Beginner Workshop ($130, all materials included) You will be learning a variety of techniques including how to build layers, fuse, texture, work with grids, stencils, embed objects, incise, transfer, collage and much more along with a working knowledge on how to use the equipment, appropriate substrates, how to melt and mix wax, a bit about the history of wax painting, a working knowledge of supplies and how to create your own workspace! All supplies included. You are welcome to bring stencils and collage materials but we have plenty here for your use.
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!