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September 2020

Online Workshops: Sunrise, Sunset & the Moon Photography

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 8, 2020

$90

In this two-part online program via ZOOM, explore the “Where, When, and What” of sunrise, sunset and yes, moon photography.  During the first two-hour presentation Robert will discuss these elements – in an open question and answer session with many examples of various environments.  He will also suggest the appropriate times to photograph and places as well as what to include in your photographs.  He will discuss the tools that have become available for us in the age of smartphone…

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At Gallery: The Oil & Cold Wax Experience

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$90

This 4-hour class will begin with a demonstration of the Oil & Cold Wax medium. It will give the artist the basic knowledge of this medium and how it works. Artists will learn to prep their paper, mix oil paint with cold wax, basic mark making and textures made with the use of various tools such as stencils, tissue paper, knitting needles, cheese cloth and more. No experience necessary.  Some materials will provided by the instructor.  Material list for participants…

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Online Workshops: Painting with Wood Stain

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 27, 2020

$90

In these two workshops online via ZOOM, learn how to paint with the incredible and versatile medium of water based wood stains from professional artist Sean Carney. Sean has been painting for close to 30 years and has painted with just about every medium. Find out why wood stains are now his medium of choice. In session one, Sean will walk through his technique for preparing the stain and the support for creating a beautiful and unique artwork. He will…

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Online Class: Creating a Cityscape with Painted & Printed Papers

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 20, 2020

$120

Creating a Cityscape with Painted-and Printed Papers-----a Zoom Adventure Painting papers is intuitive. In this class we will paint with acrylics using a Speedball Gel. Participants will create batches of papers to be cut into circles, squares, rectangles and triangles to create the cityscape collages. No experience is necessary to join this online class.  After registration, the material list and 5 week syllabus will be sent via email. Dates: Tuesdays:  Sept. 22, 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20.  Makeup: Oct. 27th Time: 12:30-2:30pm…

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Online Class: Basic Drawing

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 28, 2020

$120

In this online class via ZOOM, learn how to observe and draw in a representational style which is a fundamental skill for working in any medium including painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Using graphite and charcoal and working from still life, self portraits, landscapes and photographs, learn several types of lines and tonal drawing.  Understand key concepts of drawing such as negative shape, relative measuring, and perspective. Each class features a directed drawing exercise to teach a specific skill and these…

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October 2020

At Gallery: Introduction to Handcrafted Jewelry

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$55

Making handcrafted jewelry is one of the most popular pastimes. There is great satisfaction in designing a piece that is one of a kind. Learn the little secrets of creating a piece of jewelry that looks professional and remains intact. In this workshop you will learn all the basics of stringing a bracelet or necklace. A list of bead choices you will need to bring to class will be sent after you register.  Tools are supplied by the gallery and…

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