Drawing • Painting • Mixed Media • Clayworks • Art Uncorked • Art Lectures
Thursdays, June 21 & 28
Facilitator: Dee Santorini
What fun!! Pour Wine...then Pour Paint! No brushes, just magic solution in the paint and magic in your hands!! We will pour paint onto boards and canvases, use large squeegees to pull paint over paint....and help the magic happen. Class two will take our new-found experience and augment and re-experience the joy! BYOB!
Reg by: 6/19
Saturday, June 23
Facilitator: Susan Burton
In this workshop you will learn to how to use glass tiles, gems & mirror to make your own beautiful mosaic. You will also learn about substrates and discover the correct adhesives to use. And then experience the fun of grouting! Participants will create a Heart, Bird, Flower or Butterfly in one day! Please note early registration deadline!
Please bring a lunch for the noon break.
Reg by 6/18
Friday & Saturday, June 29 & 30
Encaustic painting is painting with a hot colored wax solution that gives you a beautiful depth and translucency that you get with no other painting medium. Gorgeous results! It's loose-it's fun- and requires no painting experience!! All materials are furnished, and you will learn both painting and collaging techniques, and go home with 4 pieces of art. Bring a friend and come have a great time.
Register by 06/28
Saturday, July 7
Facilitator: Norm Knott
Join in this popular annual event as Norm provides you with ideas and some materials to create an amazing Fairy House to leave in the Womanspace Forest. Fun morning family time adventure! This is just in time for the Fairy Festival on July 16th where hundreds of children, adults (and fairies!) journey through the forest hunting for and admiring these creative and fun fairy homes. Come play in our gardens and woods and use natural materials you find or bring your own all-natural materials to create a comfortable dwelling for our forest fairies. Leaves, shells, stone, pet hair, nut shells, feather are moss are just a few ideas that make beautiful additions to any fairy home. Bring your camera, plus garden gloves, hiking shoes, long sleeves and pants for protection from the forest.
All Ages (Kids 12 and under are free but must register with a paid adult)
Spend the day doing fun fairy things and sign up for the Fairy garden class. Bring lunch and have a picnic in the garden!
Register by 7/05
Facilitator: Marge Blake
In this class you will create a wee fairy garden. Assemble wee fairy, swings, ladders, or furniture for your fairy friends to play on. Let your imagination run wild. Please bring your own live wee plants. All other supplies are provided. Plan to enter your garden in the Fairy Festival competition on July 21st! For ages 8 to 98. Kids 9 and under must register with an adult.
Mondays, July 9, 16, 23, 20
Facilitator: Alicean "Li" Slough
Mondays, July 9, 16, 23, 30
Sculpting with smooth clay between your fingers, learning how to create creatures and geometric shapes. What more could you want from a quiet afternoon? Just come with some projects you would like to tackle, and Dee will show you hand building techniques, and help you build the things you see in your mind's eye! Reg by 7/06
Monday, July 9
Facilitator: Jo Volkening
Mondays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13
Instructor: Stacey McDonald
This class is for anyone who has basic skills in wheel throwing and wants to stretch their boundaries and be inspired, or the experienced student who would like to explore more advanced techniques. Topics will be determined by the class but can include; throwing larger forms, lids and handles, bottle forms, incorporating hand building into your wheel thrown forms, surface decoration, repeat throwing, glaze techniques, tool making and more. Demonstrations are presented in a 60-minute workshop format, alternating with open work evenings where individual assistance is available. Students must be able to throw a bowl and cylinder before signing up for this class. Fee includes up to 25 lbs. of clay, glazes & firing Ages 16+. Adv Beg - Int.
Register by 7/5
Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7
Facilitator: Sue Abare
This class is for those first timers wanting to experience watercolor or someone who wants to expand beginning skills. Have fun exploring the enchantment of water and paint in their irresistible dance. As with all painting, a little drawing experience is helpful. Feel free to bring supplies you may already have or wait for suggestions on what you may want to purchase. Some basic supplies are furnished. We will discuss preparing paper to paint, brushes and their technique, some color theory - but mostly we will jump in the water, and do it!
Register by 07/05
Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 14
Facilitator: Stacey McDonald
Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31
Facilitator: Janet McGregor
This exciting medium is gaining huge popularity in the artistic centers across the country, and opens doors to explore new techniques and effects with oils and cold wax. Cold wax medium will be used with oil paint, pigment sticks, powdered pigments and texturing techniques to create totally unique paintings. Learn about materials and how to use them. All painters are invited—whether you have worked with oils, watercolors, or acrylics. This is new—you will love it! Please bring oil paints and canvas or artboards. Cold wax will be provided. Reg by: 07/08
Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, August 1
Facilitator: Ron Wick
Register by 7/10
Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1, 8
Facilitator: Ray Schulz
Pen and ink with mixed media is the focus of 10 hours of class time. Explore using pastel, colored pencil, water color and collage to give your pen & ink drawings a new dimension! This is a class of exploration and fun! Students should think about and bring in their own collage subjects. Students should bring to class: a selection of waterproof drawing pens, ball point, brush point pen! (Hobby Lobby or Michaels are local sources). 14" x 17" or larger good quality drawing pad and a good art eraser. Pastels, watercolor, colored pencils, and collage glue and some collage papers will be provided.
Register by 7/ 9
Wednesday, July 11
Facilitator: Rebecca Bowman
Reg By: 7/09
Thursdays, July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2
Facilitator: Jennie Johnson Sic
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make wheel thrown pottery? Then this class is for you! Starting from the beginning, you will learn how to wedge, center, pull and shape the clay on a potters wheel. You will get the opportunity to practice both bowl shapes as well as vase shapes and learn how to add handles or other decorative aspects to your work. You will complete the process of thrown pottery by trimming your pieces to get them ready to fire. Once out of the kiln you will glaze and finish off your artwork. Fee includes up to 25lb of clay, glazes and firing. Come ready to learn this enticing new skill!
Reg by 7/10
Thursdays, July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9
Intermediate & Advanced Level. In this five-week class we will continue to practice our skill building toward simplicity, spontaneity and success. We will discuss value, wetness, color and composition. Do you know what NOT to paint? Ideas abound, lots of thinking goes on as students and instructor continue learning. Students bring their own supplies.
Register by 07/10
Thursdays, July 12
Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd
Honoré Daumier 1808-1879
In his Realism style, Daumier created prints, caricatures, paintings and sculptures that were social and political commentaries on the situations in France during his era. Register by 7/10
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Thursday, July 12
Facilitator: Cherie Heck
Do you knit, crochet, cross stitch, etc or would like to? Are you surrounded by “loose threads” (AKA unfinished projects) that you have been meaning to finish? Well, here is your time to come to Womanspace to sit, relax and converse with other “loose thread” artisans. If you don’t set aside some time your threads will be forever Loose! Free Will Offering
Reg by: 7/11
Wednesday, July 18
Facilitated by: Ifat Deriwala
Register by 7/16
Thursdays, July 19 & 26
Reg by: 7/17
Thursdays, July 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23
Saturday & Sunday, July 28 & 29
Register by 07/26
Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Facilitator: Delores Burkholder
Age 18+. Int.-Adv. Join this fun, free form handbuilding clay class and create something you are interested in . We use forms, natural elements, and your imagination to build practical, unusual or whimsical forms with guidance from the instructor. Lots of tools to play with, lots of colors to choose from. So many choices for you to enjoy. Fee includes up to 25 lbs. of clay, glazes & firing.
Register by 7/31
Monday, August 1
Mondays, August 6, 13, 20, 27
Wednesdays, August 8, 15, 22, 29
Register by 8/7
Thursdays, August 9
Georges Rouault 1871-1958
Rouault was a French, expressionist painter, printer and draughtsman, who offered strong criticism about the bad social conditions and abuses in France. He is regarded as one of the few religious expressionists of the 20th century. Sister Mary Boyd wrote her masters thesis about Rouault and will have many insights to share about this holy man. Register by 8/08
Thursday, August 9
Reg by: 8/8
Sundays, August 12, 19, 26
Facilitator: Marcia Goodheart
Reg by: 08/09
Wednesday, August 15
Reg by: 8/13
Mondays, August 20, 27, Sept 10, 17, 21 Oct 1 (no class Sept 3)
Register by 8/16