Adult Workshops

Early registration discount does not apply to workshops.

Course Skill Level Key:  See the symbol(s) at the end of each course description to determine the recommended skill level for students. Most classes are open to artists of all skill levels. Teenagers age 15 and up are eligible to register for adult classes.

b_beginner = Beginner
e_some_experience = Some Experience
i_intermediate = Intermediate
a_advanced = Advanced
l_all_levels = All Levels

Watercolor on Textured Paper

Cynthia Swanson
Saturday, May 14 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (30-minute lunch break)
$60 Members, $80 Non-Members

Using different types of rice paper and yupo paper students will experience how watercolors are affected by the painted surface, either appearing slippery and smooth or like textured fabric. Special paper available for purchase in class, $10.

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Clay Mold Making

Heather Ossandon
Saturday, May 21 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$60 Members, $80 Non-Members

Explore one- and two-part molds in this fast-paced, hands-on workshop. Spring molds, slip cast molds, and press molds will be discussed and students will leave with a finished mold to use for their own artwork.

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Watercolor Journaling

Rosemary Connelly
Saturday, July 16 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$70 Members, $90 Non-Members

Collect your thoughts and inspiration in a colorful artist’s journal. Students will learn new techniques to observe and capture the world around them in this meditative and relaxing workshop. Some drawing and watercolor experience required.

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Kathleen Buckalew
Saturday, July 16 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$65 Members, $85 Non-Members

The phone that fits into the palm of your hand has endless photographic possibilities. In this workshop, students will learn photo-taking techniques and how to use apps to take professional-quality photographs without purchasing expensive equipment! Students will need their iPhone, smartphone, or tablet.


Champlevé Enameled Earrings

Kathryn Robbins
Saturday, August 20 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (with a 30-minute lunch break)
$85 Members, $105 Non-Members

Students will create enameled earrings or pendants using a variation on the technique of Champlevé enamel. Students will cut and form patterned copper, prepare it to be enameled, and then learn how to apply white liquid enamel and sifted enamels to create a unique expression fusing kiln-fired glass to metal. No experience in enameling or metalsmithing is necessary. Supplies provided.