Sat, Nov 24
10:00am - 3:00pm
13 classes have spots left
Explore memories and ideas for making pictures and symbol imagery that can be fitted together, forming a playful composition by drawing and painting inside, outside, or perhaps all around the Alphabet Letter(s) that you invent. This class is an adventure for individuals to invent, taking from within themselves a story to be told through fanciful, colorful...
Saturday Nov 24th, 10am - 3pm
What is “Brush Lettering?” Brush lettering is beautiful hand lettering that looks like calligraphy, but is created with a brush pen rather than a dip pen and ink. Brush pens provide a great way to get started with brush/hand lettering without the messy cleanup of traditional calligraphy. Heather will teach you how to create beautiful and...
Sunday Nov 25th, 1pm - 4pm
Let’s make beautiful block-printed cards for any occasion. Nothing says love like unique handmade cards. Learn how to choose and create a design that sends your personal message. Alex will teach simple carving techniques to create your block as well as the different block materials available to you. Then it’s time to cover the different mediums...
Sunday Dec 2nd, 1pm - 4pm
In this workshop, you will create your own painting that incorporates a distinct light source. The instructor will guide you through the process of conveying a spectacular light source from either the back of the painting, the side, or both! The painting subject is your choice, but for instructional purposes, a landscape usually works best. All supplies...
Saturday Dec 8th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn the basics of oil painting materials and techniques. Explore the fundamentals of light, shade, and color composition. Paint a study from your own favorite reference photos or drawings. Experience the many possibilities of this exciting medium. It may be the beginning of a lifelong passion. All supplies provided.
Saturday Dec 15th, 1pm - 4pm
Invigorate your skill in drawing and composing works using color. Explore pictures, word signs and letter forms from ancient civilizations of Middle Eastern Mesopotamia and Egypt. Draw and paint words using pictures that actually spell words—the oldest syllabaries and alphabet signs in the world. No prior experience necessary. All supplies...
Saturday Jan 5th, 10am - 3pm
Come experience the art of painting with hot wax! This fun workshop is for those who have little familiarity with encaustics and would like an introduction, and for those who have experienced working with the medium, but seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including the basic materials and techniques, safety issues...
Sunday Jan 13th, 1pm - 4pm
Whether it’s a complete underwater seascape or merely a convincing portrait of your favorite fish, octopus, or coral, painting the aqueous world is a tricky but rewarding challenge. Come learn the basics of how to paint undersea scenes under the guidance of the lead teacher of the WMAS. All supplies provided.
Saturday Jan 19th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Saturday Jan 26th, 10am - 3pm
Marbling is a fun art with an infinite variety of patterns and color combinations. The process is simple and in addition to bookbinding, marbled papers can be used for picture framing, placemats, notecards, desk sets, collages, origami, lampshades, and for covering just about anything such as boxes and cans. This workshop is a challenge of artistic...
Sunday Jan 27th, 1pm - 4pm
Explore the possibilities of layering watercolor and acrylic paint in this hands-on workshop! Students will create several small paintings over two days that feature QoR Watercolor, GOLDEN mediums, and GOLDEN High Flow and Fluid colors! Discover the range of gritty and absorbent products that are great as grounds for stains and washes then learn about...
Saturday Feb 9th, 12pm - 5pm(2 sessions)
Celebrate the return of spring by creating an iris in different colors. Explore the art of sumi-e brush painting and learn to paint an iris in expressive strokes. All supplies provided.
Saturday Feb 16th, 1pm - 4pm
In this workshop, you will learn how to paint different weather conditions such as storms, rain, fog, and snow using watercolors. Learn by hands-on practice under the guidance of the lead teacher of the WMAS. All supplies provided.
Saturday Feb 23rd, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Ever wonder why your perfectly planned artwork can have all the right colors, but no real spark? Then it’s time to truly think about the role of value in your art. In this workshop, we will learn about value and how it translates to color by completing a series of exercises that will open your eyes to the importance of value. All supplies provi...
Celebrate the holiday season with red poinsettias in sumi-e art, where every stroke becomes a petal. We will learn how to use white gouache to create a snowy background! All supplies provided.