Workshops

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Art School Workshops for Adults

ON-GOING:

Sketch Club
Located in Studio 10

Days/Time: THURSDAYS, 6:45-9:15pm
Cost: $10 members, $15 others
Sketch Club is a weekly drop-in figure drawing opportunity. (No pre-registration needed.) Must be over 18 years old. The first and third Thursdays of each month include short poses ranging from 1 minute to 20 minutes. The second and fourth Thursdays of each month are long pose nights which include only one pose, with breaks, for the duration of the evening. Easels & drawing horses are provided on a first come, first served basis. Please bring your own art materials. No instruction provided.

PRINTING
Located in Studio 10
Monotype: Black & White/Dark & Light Field
Instructor: Sharon Verhoef
Date/Time: Saturday, February 23, 10am-4pm
Cost: $100
Materials Fee: $30
Bring your creative expression to the fun and flexible experience of creating monotypes. While doing so become familiar with general printmaking basics. Artists of all levels are welcome including beginners and experienced artists seeking to expand into other media. You are encouraged to bring ideas for images that you wish to develop in this medium.

FIBER ART
Located in Studio 10
Macramé Plant Hanger
Instructor: Victoria Walsh, aka Macramé Momma
Date/Time: Saturday, April 6, 1pm-4pm
Cost: $30
Materials Fee: $15
MacraMAKE your very own macramé plant hanger! Learn how to tie traditional knots and create a beautiful hanging basket for your home. All cord, beads, rings and other tools, as well as your very own plant to complete the hanger will be covered with your materials fee. You will also receive a take home booklet of hand drawn knotting instructions to help you recreate each knot at home.

Macramé Hanging Shelf
Instructor: Victoria Walsh, aka Macramé Momma
Date/Time: Saturday, June 8, 1pm-4pm
Cost: $40
Materials Fee: $10
MacraMAKE your own hanging shelf for your books, plants, and more! Knot a two sided sling shelf that will hold a wooden board to support your items with a decorative, handmade style. Cord, beads, and shelf board are all included along with hands on instruction and illustrated knotting guides.

DRAWING
Located in Studio 10
Drawing from Nature
Instructor: Katrina Bello, Artist-in-Residence
Date/Time: Saturday, April 27, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Cost: $65
Materials Fee: $10
“Drawing is the root of everything,” said Vincent Van Gogh, and this testament is reflected in his famous drawings of trees from his home province. His empathy for the natural environment is emulated by the energy he brought into his drawings and paintings. This workshop will introduce students to a variety of techniques to translate the forms found in nature; like the many possibilities of light, shadows, structures, and movement, all by using 2-dimensional charcoal drawing with the most minimum use of drawing materials.

JEWELRY
Located in Studio 5 unless noted

Sunday Jewelry Workshops
Instructor: Jim Hosner
Days/Time: Sundays 1pm-4pm
Cost: $50
Materials included unless noted – please bring cash materials fee to workshop.
Complete a project in each 3 hour workshop. All workshops are appropriate for beginners, unless noted.

  • Flush Setting Stones in Pendants – April 14
    Materials: $10-50, depending on project
    Learn to flush-set stones into metal to create your own pendant. Familiarity with hand tools is beneficial, but not required.
  • Tube Setting Stones – May 12
    Materials: purchase from instructor
    Learn to tube set stones adding to the design of your jewelry. Materials available for purchase from instructor; bring simple design ideas to workshop.
  • Make a Ring – June 9 or March 10
    Learn the 3 basic steps of fabrication while creating a silver ring to custom fit your size.

ENCAUSTICS
Located at The Studios at Lake Lily
Encaustics All Day
Instructor: Shelley Jean
Date/Time: Sunday, June 2, 10am-4pm
Cost: $135
Materials Fee: $35
Students of all levels are welcome to relax into a creative state as we explore the ancient art of Encaustics. From the basics to an in-depth study of the process, we’ll explore materials such as melted beeswax, pigments, damar resin, and others used to create richly colored paintings. You’re welcome to bring your own photos, images, and drawings to incorporate into your new artwork.

PAINTING
Wild Honey
Instructor: Phyllis Taylor
Date: Saturday, March 9, 10am-4pm
Cost: $50
Materials fee: $20
Location: Studio 10
Open up to the real you and feel free to express your true self. Feeling pent up or tight can cause you to hold your thoughts captive, and the capacity for your ideas to flow is shut off. Painting can be like walking on the edge but when you add intention and some soul searching, your experience can get sticky, sweet, wise & wild!

Create Your Own “Masterpiece”
Instructor: Phyllis Taylor
Date: Saturday, May 25, 10am-4pm (with break)
Cost: $50
Materials fee: $20
Location: Studio 10
Join this fun workshop where you will create a Cezanne painting but make it your own! You are shown how to paint the image onto the canvas and then get to freely paint it how you want – creating your own masterpiece.

Plein Air Essentials
Instructor: Sheherazade Thenard
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 16, 11am-2pm
Cost: $50
Materials fee: $20
Location: The Studios at Lake Lily
Learn to capture the lush landscape around you in Maitland, on A&H campus as well as nearby areas. You will be provided with step-by-step working methods of tackling outdoor challenges. Students will interpret particular studies and make informed decisions on color, composition, values and edges and gain confidence to brave the outdoors with a paint brush in hand.

Portrait Workshop (2-day)
Instructor: Glen Ward
Date/Time: Saturday & Sunday, June 8 & 9, 1pm-5pm
Cost: $165
Materials fee: bring your own materials
Location: The Studios at Lake Lily
This workshop will equip students with basic knowledge that can be used to paint portraits for potential clients or for personal use. Topics include seeing and understanding the individual features of the people you paint, mixing colors for various skin tones, the practical application of proper and favorable lighting. In addition, students will learn to truly see the portrait’s subject, allowing a fuller, richer portraiture. A step by step approach ensures success for all students, regardless of experience.

Saturday Painting Workshops
Instructor: PJ Svedja
Days/Time: Saturdays, 1pm-4pm
Cost: $50
Materials fee: $20
Location: Studio 10
These workshops are a blend of painting and mixed media techniques, exploring a looser style of painting and greater expression. Complete a project in each unique workshop. All workshops are appropriate for all learners, unless noted.

  • Lily Pads – March 10
    We are surrounded by beautiful lakes here in Florida, and what’s more iconic than the lily pad? This fun, expressive class will be all about drips and flings to add a contemporary twist to an old favorite!
  • Holy Cow! – April 13
    Cows are some of the best animals to paint! So much expression can be captured along with great lessons in perspective and anatomy. Come paint beautiful expressive cows!
  • Florida Landscape – May 4
    Florida has some of the most iconic waters and skies. Come paint Florida landscapes in a beautiful impressionist alla prima style!
  • Beach House – June 1
    Study dramatic shadow and lighting in a fun summertime painting! Learn perspective, light source and color temperature as we create a beautiful beach house painting.

Live Model Mini Sessions with PJ
Instructor: PJ Svedja
Days/Time: Thursdays, 7pm-9pm
Cost: $80 per 3-week session
Model Fee: $30 (cash, due at first meeting)
Location: The Studios at Lake Lily
This is an a la carte approach to the figure with instruction and a live model. Viewing a live nude model learn to successfully draw or paint a figure. Interested in Portraits? Join in March for creating a portrait from a live model.

PRINTING
Located in Studio 10

Monotype: Black & White/Dark and Light Field
Instructor: Sharon Verhoef
Date/Time: Saturday, February 23rd, 10am-4pm
Cost: $100
Materials fee: $30
Bring your creative expression to the fun and flexible experience of creating monotypes. While doing so, become familiar with general printmaking basics. Artists of all levels are welcome including beginners and experienced artists seeking to expand into other media.You are encouraged to bring ideas for images that you wish to develop in this medium.

SCULPTURE 
Located in Foundry Yard

Welding Sculpture – 1 day
Instructors: Jim Hosner & Michael Moffatt
Days/Time: Sundays, 10am-2pm
Dates: March 24, April 21, May 20
Cost: $180
Materials Fee: $30
Students learn the basics of welding to create steel sculptures using arc welding, cutting and finishing techniques. Design concepts and safety procedures are covered during construction of piece.

POTTERY 
Located in Studio 4

Basket Workshop (3-day)
Instructor: Cindy McDowell
Dates/Times: April 13 1-4pm, April 27 1-2:30pm, May 4 1-2:30pm
Cost: $125
Materials Fee: $25
Get a jump on spring flowers by weaving a beautiful custom made basket to put them in. You will chose a size & shape of your basket: square, heart, oval etc. Then design it with whichever style you would like, traditional or creative. After glazing chose from a variety of embellishments that can be attached for your final project.

CEMENT 
Located in The Bok Studio

Experimentation with Cement Planters (2-day)
Instructor: Danielle DeGuglimo
Dates/Times: April 2 and 9, 6pm-8:30pm
Cost: $110
Materials Fee: $20
Use everyday materials to create cement planters and outdoor ornaments. Students will experiment with different techniques using molds to create outdoor pots and planters. Explore mixing cement, pouring and making simple molds, using pigment dyes and creating unique planters for your garden space.