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Drawing & Painting Workshop: The Figure and Beyond

Presented By: Robert Siegelman

Work from a live model and discover new ways to approach art making. Experiment with drawing and/or painting to expand your range in a supportive studio. Learn how the figure can be the focus or a point of departure. Have fun in an encouraging environment, while being introduced to new challenges. Materials not provided. 4 Tuesdays 4/4 to 5/2, no class 4/19/17.
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April 4, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Event Fee: $250.00
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Monotype and Monoprint Workshop: In Pursuit of the Wayward Muse

Presented By: Catherine Kernan

This workshop provides context, information, and inspiration to create richly layered monotypes and monoprints in series and variations using soy-based Akua Inks. With particular attention to mixing and modifying inks for viscosity, students will exploit basic additive and reductive monotype techniques. Explore overprinting, off-set transfers, and ghost images, using a variety of materials to increase the opportunities for controlled accidents and calculated spontaneity. Materials provided. 2 Saturdays 4/8 and 4/15.
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April 8, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Event Fee: $265.00
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Collaborative Drawing Workshop

Presented By: Grey Held

Experience the power of play and the fun of improvisational and collaborative drawing in a safe, encouraging environment. Artist Grey Held will guide the use of mixed media to create two-dimensional one-of-a-kind drawings, reflecting the contributions of each participant. Materials provided.
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April 8, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Event Fee: $55.00
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Collaborative Drawing Workshop

Presented By: Grey Held

Experience the power of play and the fun of improvisational and collaborative drawing in a safe, encouraging environment. Artist Grey Held will guide the use of mixed media to create two-dimensional one-of-a-kind drawings, reflecting the contributions of each participant. Materials provided.
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April 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Event Fee: $55.00
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Collaborative Drawing Workshop

Presented By: Grey Held

Experience the power of play and the fun of improvisational and collaborative drawing in a safe, encouraging environment. Artist Grey Held will guide the use of mixed media to create two-dimensional one-of-a-kind drawings, reflecting the contributions of each participant. Materials provided.
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April 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Event Fee: $55.00
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Workshop: Exploring the Reduction Block Print

Presented By: Arlene Bandes

Reduction block printmaking results in unique, multi-colored prints. We will be using Akua water soluble inks in transparent layers to create prints on archival paper. Materials provided.
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May 3, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Event Fee: $55.00
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Jewelry Mosaic Workshop

Presented By: Michel L'Huillier

Using a selection of pre-cut colored glass pieces and beads, create a mini mosaic inside a deep pendant (many shapes available, silver or copper plated). Fit pieces together with glue, then grout with one of the many colored grout available. Clean your pieces. Voilà! You’ll be provided a black leather cord necklace for each pendant. Tuition includes 2 pendants.
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May 6, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Event Fee: $90.00
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Glass Fusing Workshop

Presented By: Michel L'Huillier

Through the study of a wide range of fused pieces, students will learn about different glass firings. Experiment with colored glass pieces, glass powders, and glass frits to create a plate available to pick up within one week. No previous glass experience is necessary. Materials provided.
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May 6, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Event Fee: $90.00
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White Line Woodcut Workshop

Presented By: Amy MacGregor-Radin

Learn this low-tech method to hand-print colorful images. The white line woodcut or Provincetown print method was devised in the early 1900’s in Provincetown by a group of artists who were working to simplify traditional Japanese woodblock printing. Your white line printed images can be as simple or complicated as you would like. Materials fee $40. 3 Wednesdays, 5/10, 5/17 & 5/24.
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May 10, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Event Fee: $135.00
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Workshop: Nature Printed Shirts

Presented By: Arlene Bandes

Design, make, and wear a one-of-a-kind hand printed shirt using natural objects such as leaves, flowers, and shells. Explore the process of removing dye from fabric to reveal the colors hidden beneath. Bring at least one pre-washed shirt (black, 100% cotton is recommended) or material to print.
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May 10, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Event Fee: $55.00
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Watercolor Workshop: Loosen Up!

Presented By: Lisa Goren

Watercolor can seem daunting, but this workshop is designed to help loosen your approach to the medium, feel more capable with the paints, and find out how rewarding it can be. Focus on working with water, color mixing, understanding paper, and using the strengths (and weaknesses) of the medium. Work with a wet-on-wet approach using different surfaces and methods. Materials not provided.
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May 13, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Event Fee: $125.00
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Workshop: Exploring Transparent Layers with Akua Inks

Presented By: Arlene Bandes

Class will introduce techniques of building up transparent layers of Akua inks using styrofoam printing plates and resists. Students will use a reduction process for several layers of inks on archival paper. Materials provided.
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May 17, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Event Fee: $55.00
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