Friday, January 19th, 2018
Sample Sticks and Stones “Art Class” open to everyone 3-99yrs - FREE
Sticks and Stones is a study that outlines the ground breaking concepts, ideas, and techniques that are found in Land Art, and other major art movements of the 21st. Century Through activities to be run with children and adults ages 3yrs to 99 yrs. No prior Art Experience necessary. Teach children to use their imagination using natural materials such as stones, and empower them to create a world of possibilities available to them at any moment of the day, without the use of the latest action figure! Sticks and Stones makes use of nature’s loose parts: stones, sticks, and leaves as well as mud to explore sculpture, and painting. These are some of the essential materials used with children to connect them to nature. In addition, we will also use pencils, paint, crayons, colored paint markers, children’s paint, paint brushes. This series is led and curated by Contemporary Artist Paul Frank Wagner.
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Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Intro to Pointed-Pen Calligraphy and Floral Illustration Workshop - $60
In the workshop, you will learn the basics of pointed-pen (dip pen) calligraphy from the ground up starting with an overview of the tools, basic strokes/warm up exercises and then to the alphabet. Then we will introduce you to drawing different flowers and techniques you can use to make a floral arrangement. You will leave the class knowing the foundations of calligraphy and take away some floral drawing techniques and at the end of the class, we can make a floral wreath with a calligraphy quote in the middle. This class is perfect for those who have no prior experience with point-pen (dip pen) calligraphy or looking to learn some basic floral drawing skills. Click here to sign up.
Saturday, January 27th, 2018
Golden Acrylic Paints Workshop - FREE
This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Gain information about mineral and modern pigments and how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors. Learn the unique properties of Fluids, Heavy Body, and the OPEN acrylics. Discover Interference and Iridescent paints for unusual effects. Get a grip on the many gels and mediums and how they can change texture, saturation and intensity of color, used for sculptural effects and more. Check out the amazing new grounds to prepare truly, contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel, digital printing and mixed media. Discover how acrylics can simulate oil and watercolor, even gouache, yet are infinitely more versatile. RSVP ahead of time to secure a free goodie bag from Golden Artist Colors. Click here to RSVP.
Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Make-A-Valentine Snail Mail Social - FREE
Vintage Typewriters! Custom Stationery! Pens, papers, stamps and more! Join us at ARCH where we are celebrating the love of the handmade for Valentines Day. Type your loved one a letter on vintage typewriters. Get crafty and decorate your notes with markers, rubber stamps and more. Make a letter and drop it in the mail, because everyone loves a letter! Click here to sign up.
Saturday, February 17th, 2018
Mixed Media Strathmore Workshop with Kari Foteff - $25
There is no right or wrong way to create mixed media art. There are no limits, no rules! Here's what you can expect in this class: Opportunity to try out different Strathmore Artist Papers. Complete a page in your Strathmore Artist Paper Mixed Media Journal. Use Gelli Plates to create 2 greeting cards on Strathmore Printmaking and Mixed Media Greeting Cards. We will also use Watercolor Postcards and Artist Trading Cards. Use Acrylic Mediums, Acrylic Fluids, Stencils and found objects. Each attendee will receive a Strathmore Mixed Media Journal (retail value $20.99) and a goodie bag of art supplies. Click here to sign up.
Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Carved Paper: Add Amazing Texture and Lines To Your Art! - $89
Award winning artist Eileen P. Goldenberg will teach you many ways to CARVE PAPER! This will be a FUN workshop teaching you how to create texture, line and shapes in your artwork. Using a variety of colored pencils, crayons, and graphite on different types of paper, Eileen will demonstrate this innovative technique with specific tools. She teaches in a positive, supportive style: leave your inner critic home! A FREE Starter Kit will be included! This class is for beginners as well as established artists. Click here to sign up.
Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
Emerging Shapes - An Abstract painting workshop - $100
Tonality and lines makes shapes and the movements of those shapes draws in the viewer and holds their attention. In this acrylic abstract painting class, visiting artis Jacqueline Sullivan will work with Golden Fluid Acrylics (provided) and emphasize building in the movement of shapes with tones and textures. The movement will draw a road map for the eye of the viewer. There will be lots of techniques and lots of info about acrylic mediums and paints. The class is open to all levels and Jacqueline will work individually with students at their level. The price of the workshop includes ALL supplies, including canvas, brush and paints. Click here to sign up.
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