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Spring 2021 Classes


ART RETREATS


MONDAY-FRIDAY


Intuitive Painting

1 Week • April 26-30 • 6:30-8:30 pm

$315.00 • All Levels

 

 

Summer 2021 Classes

 

ART RETREATS


MONDAY-FRIDAY

 

Art Retreat: Summer Knitting

 

With tons of cotton and linen yarn options available, this class will show you that knitting is not just a winter sport! Whether you’re looking to learn from the best or share your knowledge in a knitting circle of like-minded friends, you’ll walk away with some stylish summer wearables.All materials are included in the class fee. Registration stops one week prior to ensure enough time for materials purchasing.

 

Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 7—11 • 4:00—6:00 PM • $256 • All Levels • Marcia Stone

 

Art Retreat: Encaustic Painting


Discover the unique art of encaustic painting! Also known as hot wax painting, encaustic painting involves using heated beeswax colored with a wide variety of pigments. Learn the basics as you experiment with layering colors, carving textures, stenciling, and drawing. No prior experience necessary!


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 7—11 • 9:00 AM—Noon • $360 • All Levels • Hailee McElroy-Herin

 

Art Retreat: Intro to Oils


Nothing quite matches the feel of oil paint! Join an inspiring and creative group to learn all the basics of painting with oils. From brush care to finishing marks, this week-long retreat serves as an fun and informative introduction to oil painting foundations and techniques. Topics will include canvas preparation, lift-out techniques, layering processes, glazing, mediums, brushwork, palette knife use, and color mixing. An introduction to the elements and principals of design will help to give a foundation to the development of your compositions.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 7—11 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $340 • Beginning • Elise Howell

 

Art Retreat: Paint Like the Impressionists


Explore the painting style of the Impressionists! Focus will be placed on creating landscapes, cityscapes, and interiors while capturing the atmospheric feel that is unique to Impressionism. Students will work in acrylic paint and complete one painting each class session! All acrylic materials are included in the class fee. If you have experience in oils and prefer to work with oil paints, you are welcome to bring in your own supplies!


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 7—11 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $295 • All Levels • Vandra Pentecost

 

Art Retreat: Yoga + Art


Explore the crossroads of meditative exercise and art making! Class will start off with a gentle, warming flow then move into art making- providing time to reflect and create. Centered on the mindset of process over product, this nurturing community will offer a wholesome and rejuvenating start to your day! No prior yoga or art making necessary!


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 7—11 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $270 • All Levels • Bekah Pollard

 

Art Retreat: Digital Photography


Start your photographic art adventure off right! In a supportive studio environment, you will learn to use a digital camera along with many of the necessary tools for exploring lighting, experimenting with composition, and inspiring your creative eye. A talented instructor will guide you along the way and even get you started editing these photos on the computer. Bring your own camera, or borrow one from us!


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 7—11 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $250 • All Levels • Jedediah Johnson

 

Art Retreat: Intro to Printmaking


Get a taste of what it’s like to be a printmaker and become familiar with our print shop! See what other printers have made and spend a week in the print shop creating your very own limited run of prints. You will explore a variety of printing processes, techniques, and tricks of the trade.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 7—11 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $290 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Art Retreat: Fine Metal Casting


Make your own jewelry using the ancient arts of wax carving and lost-wax casting! By learning how to carve wax models to sprue, invest, burnout, and cast metal, students will create for one-of-a-kind designs that are fashionably functional.All materials are included in the class fee. Registration stops one week prior to ensure enough time for materials purchasing.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 14—18 • 9:00 AM—Noon • $392 • All Levels • Grace Marshall

 

Art Retreat: Sewing + Natural Dyes

 

Combine dyeing and sewing to create one-of-a-kind fabrics and garments! Class will begin with experimentation with natural dyes and a variety of Shibori dyeing techniques before culminating in the design and construction of a simple Kimono Style jacket. All materials are included in the class fee. Registration stops one week prior to ensure enough time for materials purchasing.

 

Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 14—18 • 4:00—7:00 PM • $334 • All Levels • Hailee McElroy-Herin

 

Art Retreat: Creative Quilting

 

Find your personal quilting style as you layer cloth and stitches! Centered around the basics of machine and hand-piecing techniques, students will explore textiles and ultimately discover their own creative quilting voice. All materials are included in the class fee. Registration stops one week prior to ensure enough time for materials purchasing.

 

Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 21—25 • 3:00—5:30 PM • $315 • All Levels • Jennifer Broemel

 

Art Retreat: Sculptural Stained Glass


Take the beauty of stained glass into the third dimension! In this class, students will learn how to create inventive works of art that experiment with traditional shapes, textures, patterns, and colors as they explore new and inventive territories in stained glass.All materials are included in the class fee. Registration stops one week prior to ensure enough time for materials purchasing.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 21—25 • 6:30—9:30 PM • $464 • All Levels • Heather Whitesides

 

Art Retreat: Cloisonne


Enjoy a focused enamel experience and learn the ancient art of Cloisonné! Students will form decorative strips of metal wire and powdered glass to create elegant jewelry designs in vivid color.All materials are included in the class fee. Registration stops one week prior to ensure enough time for materials purchasing.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 21—25 • 9:00 AM—Noon • $347 • All Levels • Susan Downs

 

Art Retreat: Digital + Print for Educators


Learn the ins-and-outs of photo-screen printing while exploring the intersection of analog and digital tools! Designed to give educators experience in contemporary printmaking techniques they can use in their classroom, participants will walk away with a completed print and the skills and knowledge to use these new processes. A basic understanding of printmaking is helpful, but not required.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 21—25 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $285 • All Levels • Colton Pedro

 

Art Retreat: Felting

 

Ever been curious about the wooly world of felting? Together we’ll explore the endless possibilities of wet and needle felting while learning to create beautifully felted works of art out of colorful fibers. All materials are included in the class fee. Registration stops one week prior to ensure enough time for materials purchasing.

 

Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 28—July 2 • 4:00—6:00 PM • $256 • All Levels • Heather Whitesides

 

Art Retreat: Big Pots!

 

In this art retreat you will learn how to create “Big Pots” with traditional handbuilding techniques. All materials are included in the class fee.

 

Monday-Friday • 5 Days • July 12—16 • 4:00—6:00 PM • $345 • All Levels • Sarah Anderson

 

Art Retreat: Printing Press for Educators + Your New Press


Add an affordable printing press to your classroom or home studio! This retreat is designed to give educators basic relief printing projects, resources, and a printing press for the classroom. Participants will walk away with two completed prints and a small wooden printing press (Provisional Press)! No experience required. There is an additional materials fee of $150 to be paid on the first day of class.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • July 12—16 • 9:00 AM—Noon • $309 • All Levels • Steve Garst

 

TUESDAY-FRIDAY

 

Art Retreat: Figure Drawing

 

Draw from a professional model for a week long intensive in a supportive studio environment! This class will give you the opportunity to study the human form, practice capturing its gesture, and gain confidence in drawing from life. With lessons on proportion, foreshortening, and anatomy, this is your opportunity to enjoy a classic studio tradition! All materials are included in the class fee.All materials are included in the class fee. Registration stops one week prior to ensure enough time for materials purchasing.

 

Tuesday-Friday • 4 Days • July 6—9 • 9:00 AM—Noon • $358 • All Levels • Elise Howell

 

Art Retreat: Exploring Mixed Media


Join a supportive studio community to learn the exciting creative possibilities of working in mixed media. You will experiment with collage, painting, printing, and fiber as you layer colors, shapes, and line into unique works of art. This week long retreat will give you the opportunity to dive in and make the most of your new skills!


Tuesday-Friday • 4 Days • July 6—9 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $280 • All Levels • Sarah Gordon

 

Art Retreat: Landscape Painting


Explore the in and outs of creating landscape paintings! As an opportunity to paint as realistically or expressively as you like, inspiration will come from photos and scenes from our ArtsPark. All levels welcome as you learn the importance of shape and color to give the illusion of light and depth. All acrylic materials are included in the class fee. If you have experience in oils and prefer to work with oil paints, you are welcome to bring in your own supplies!


Tuesday-Friday • 4 Days • July 6—9 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $260 • All Levels • Madysen Koontz

 

Art Retreat: Graphic Tees + Totes


Freshen up your wardrobe with one-of-a-kind tees and tote bags! Perfect for all skill-levels, students will learn how to create custom designs and turn them into beautifully bold prints you can wear and share!


Tuesday-Friday • 4 Days • July 6—9 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $249 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

 


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