Adult Art Camp
Why should the kids have all the fun?

Saturday, August 14th

Each workshop is $35.00 and all supplies are included.

 

Workshops

Torch Enameling on Copper
Three Hour Workshop
Time: 9am - 12pm
Medium: Jewelry
Instructor: Trish Stalb

Torch enameling is easier than you think! Experience how to enamel colorful powdered glass onto a copper base using a sifter with stencils and brushes to create unique designs. It is instant gratification. Beginners welcome! Please wear closed toe shoes


Printmaking
Time: 10am - 12pm
Medium: Printmaking
Instructor: Lindsey Groomes
Dive into a medium that involves carving, ink, and printing an original image! This class will teach you the beginning techniques of linoleum cutting, etching and learning to print using a press from the Open Press project as well as by hand. Check out this links for what you will be creating. Open Press Project
Printmaking by Hand


Fun and Unique Planters for Your Garden or Patio
Time: 10am - 12pm
Medium: Clay
Instructor: Lauren Gin
Hand build two different unique planters. Learn handbuilding skills while creating two personalized and unique pieces. Pieces will be fired in the kiln. Come during an open clay studio to paint on glaze.

 

Powder Glass Fused Suncatchers
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Medium: Glass
Instructor: Joan Phillips
Use stencils or free form draw with glass powder. We will use sifted glass powder to create two beautiful  2" x 5" suncatchers for your window. The glass will then go into a kiln to fuse (melt) all the glass together. The suncatchers will be ready a within a week.

 

Acrylic Paint Pouring
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Medium: Painting
Instructor: Dr. Aubrey Coffee
Want to experiment and be surprised by the finished piece? Acrylic pouring is for you then. Acrylic painting technique is where acrylic paint is mixed with a pouring medium and then poured onto a surface in a variety of ways. Sometimes colors are poured directly from individual cups, and other times multiple colors are combined into one cup and poured together. You will explore selected methods and techniques to create unique, one of a kind pieces to take home. Click here for a video of paint pouring. 

Design Your Own Photo Book
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Medium: Photography
Instructor: Philip Culbertson
Do you have photographs that you would like to see in book form, but are not sure where to begin? A photo book provides endless possibilities. Learn how to sequence your photos with or without writing using Blurb, Shutterfly or a similar print service.

 

Creating the Illusuion of Depth
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Medium: Drawing
Instructor: Krissi Williams
Have you ever wondered at artists' ability to create the illusion of great depth on a flat sheet of paper? During this workshop you will learn how to create greater depth in your artwork. This workshop will explore the Renaissance era technique of linear perspective, which uses simple lines to fool the eye.

Print Making in Black and White
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Medium: Printmaking
Instructor: Wendy Converse
Color is such a key component in art that we often forget about the power of black and white imagery. We'll get back to basics in this monoprinting workshop as we use simple tools to explore black ink on white paper and vice versa. We will jump right into the monoprinting process and create a series of unique prints suitable for framing. All skill levels welcome for this fun, interactive print experience. Click here for a video of monoprinting.

Hand Building in Clay
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Medium: Clay
Instructor: Matt Brophy
Hand building is working with clay using only simple tools, not the pottery wheel. Matt will show you some different techniques to be used and adapted in many different types of projects. Your creations will be fired and then you can return and glaze your pieces during an open studio. 

 

Powder Glass Fused Coasters
Time: 1 - 3 pm
Medium: Glass
Instructor: Joan Phillips
Use stencils or free form draw
with glass powder. We will use
sifted glass powder to create four
3" x 3"coasters. The glass will then go into a kiln to fuse (melt) all the glass together. The coasters will be ready a within a week.

Pop Art Your Pet
Acrylic Painting for Beginners

Time: 1 - 3 pm
Medium: Painting
Instructor: Lauren Ginn
In this workshop you will learn acrylic painting basics and go home with your very own painting of your pet of favorite animal. you will need to come prepared with a photo of your animal's face. (straight forward sitting position is the best, or side laying position). In addition you will learn basic skills for drawing animals.

Basic Photo Editing
Time: 1 - 3 pm
Medium: Photography
Instructor: Philip Culbertson
Expand your photography horizons by learning  how to edit your photos. This workshop will you understand basic photo editing programs using Lightroom. We will also touch on other programs such as ON1 Photo, Raw and Luminar.

Color 101
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Medium: Painting
Instructor: Krissi Williams
Color is a really important element of design, but its also a really fun part of art-making! Join us for a workshop exploring color theory-from mixing colors to learning what color communicates to the to the viewer of your artwork.

Introduction to Hand Lettering
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Medium: Drawing
Instructor: Hope Maier
Ever seen a yard sale sign that was impossible to read? Want to learn how to make interesting and legible letters that are both functional and fun? Dip your toes into the art of drawing letters, including letter forms, variations, and making your own piece! Regardless of your artistic ability, you can make shapes and use those shapes to make letters, and then even words! We'll go through the terminology, process, and handiness of hand lettering and you will leave with your very own hand lettered piece!

Surface Design on Clay
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Medium: Clay
Instructor: Wendy Converse
Take your clay surfaces to the next level as we explore a variety of techniques to color, texturize, inlay, and layer designs on your clay projects. Participants will be provided with simple pre-made leather hard clay forms (bowls and tiles) to use as blank canvases. Play with colored slips and underglazes, as well as, stamps, stencils, sponges, slip trailers and more! Finished work will be dipped into a clear glaze and fired for pick-up after the workshop.

Visualization for Photography
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Medium: Photography
Instructor: Larry Bennett
Pre-visualization is creating the image you want to capture in your mind first before pressing the shutter. You think about the elements that you feel will make a good composition. these elements could be influences from anything you have seen, like photographs or movies, to things you’ve read, to things that you sense or just a feeling you get. All of these elements are aspects that you can try to incorporate into a photograph for a pleasing end result. In this workshop you will learn the tools and techniques photographers use for pre-visualization. 

Weaving
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Medium: Fiber
Instructor: Penny Henthorne
Weaving is the perfect medium to explore how meditative creativity can be. In this workshop you will learn to weave with yarn and other fibers while exploring pattern, color, texture, techniques and tools.