Portrait Drawing Workshop

Intermediate Course

Teacher: Louise Gillis

6640: Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

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6641: Saturday, August 3, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Create a realistic face drawing from a live model. The focus will be on the fundamentals of representation, including character likeness, facial anatomy and structure. Maximum 10.

Cost per session: $105 non-member or $95 member + $23 model fee

Artwork by Louise Gillis

Exploring Traditional Buddhist Art: Drawing Head of The Buddha

Beginner Course

Teacher: Holly Stone

6340: Saturday, June 22, from 1-4:30 p.m.

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Lecture and examples of traditional Tibetan “thangka,” or scroll painting will be presented with a brief history of this beautiful, incredibly detailed art form dating from the 8th century. Drawing the head of the Buddha is the first task of any student delving into traditional Buddhist art. The instructor spent 15 months at a thangka studio in northern India studying with a Tibetan thangka master. Here is an opportunity to slow down from our often too-busy minds and find the peace that comes from following these centuries-old traditions and methods. Bring a curious mind and lots of patience. Maximum 10.

Cost: $52.50 non-member or $47.25 member

All supplies provided.

Holly Stone painting Wellness and Kora

The Art of Painting on Silk

All Skill Levels Course

Teacher: Jamie Kirkell

6040: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, June 26, 27 & 28 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Note: Students should bring lunch each day. 

Join master artist Jamie Kirkell for an enjoyable two-day silk painting workshop. Students will design, paint and enjoy making three gorgeous floral scarves. This class is geared for people who would like to try silk painting. This is a step-by-step approach; participants receive individual attention and learn the art of textile design. It’s quite an accomplishment and source of personal pride wearing your own painted scarf. Maximum 11.

Cost: $210 non-member or $189 member + $50 supply fee

Middle Jamie Kirkell teaching Painting on Silk

Punch Needle Fiber Art

All Skill Levels Course

Teacher: Anne Cops

6119: Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Create a piece of wall art during this workshop with punch needling. Materials fee includes monk’s cloth, stretcher frame, stretcher bars, a punch needle and yarn. Maximum 20.

Cost: $45 non-member or $40 member + $40 supply fee