Featured adult workshops are taught by guest artists and professionals who share their area of expertise in an intensive format.
Saturday, January 18, 2014, 1:00-4:00pm
Complete a landscape painting on canvas in a single session with step-by-step instruction and examples by the instructor. This class is for beginning painters.
Alla Prima Painting
Saturday, January 25, 2014, 9:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
Alla prima comes from Italian, literally meaning "at once." Instead of building colors up with layers or glazing over an underpainting, alla prima paintings are completed while the paint is still wet. Learn to start and finish a painting (oil or acrylic) in one session, also developing the expressive quality of your work. View examples from the history of art while learning techniques to achieve similar results. Tuition: $59, supplies additional.
Etsy: Setting Up Your Shop
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 9:00am-3:30pm
With instructions from official Etsy online sources, discover how to design your Etsy shop for greater visibility and increased sales. Learn to set up or polish the set-up of your shop, get found, curate your shop, how to ship, and price your items. Workshop is suitable for new sellers or those who already have a shop to promote, and for sellers of art, craft, or vintage items. Existing shop owners who wish to participate in the “shop critique” must provide a link to their shop one week prior to the workshop. Please bring one item to photograph to the workshop.
Writing for Digital Media & Film
Sunday, March 9, 2014, 1:00-5:00pm
Learn to write powerful stories for digital media, film, and animation. You will learn to break down the structure of the Classical Argument, and discover how to use it as a tool to shape advertising and short media messages. Then study some of the best short communications in the world, using YouTube as a source. You'll discuss film language, study a piece of writing, and develop it into a story for animation.
Step-by-Step Still Life
Sunday, March 23, 2014, 1:00-4:00pm
Complete a still life painting on canvas in a single session with step-by-step instruction and example by the instructor. This class is for beginning painters.