Pour Flower Painting with Artist Barb Bowman
Thursday, October 11th 5-7PM
Come join us to learn to pour a colorful flower painting
No painting experience needed
Thurs., Oct. 11th 5-7PM
Location: Maquoketa Art Experience
Tom Christopher |Pastel Painting and Beyond
Tom Christopher, Master Pastellist
Saturday April 1 -Sunday April 2, 2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm Each Day
Tom will begin each day of the workshop with a demonstration of pastel painting using various techniques for under-painting on gator board . The attending student artists will then receive instruction and prepare their own textured surface for pastel painting. Throughout the workshop, the artists will receive additional instruction on plein air painting as well as studio techniques. This workshop is also open to artists not currently working in pastel. The central focus of the instruction is on understanding value, color, and texture in the Midwest landscape.
The student are encouraged to bring photographs as well as plein air sketches to use as reference material. The instructor will also have photos for reference use.
Tom is careful to set aside sufficient time each day to provide individual instruction and goal planning for all student artists. Students are also encouraged to bring previous works for personal critiques and instruction.
Additional Topics covered…
1. gallery representation, 2. advertising , 3. networking (social media), 4. teaching workshops
Two Day Class | $258
One Day Class (Returning Students Only) | $130
(Max Class Size 15 Students)
- Pastels bring as many as you normally use_medium to soft pastels works best. Terry Ludwig, Sennlier, Unison, Mt vision.
- Three or four 11×14 sheets of gator board or 4ply mat board. I order gator board through Uline shipping company. I will bring a limited supply.
- A small set of watercolors or acrylic paints and brushes.
- Landscape reference photos ..personal camera note : I have a good supply of reference photos
- Drop cloths …apron…blue rubber gloves as needed.
- Drawing pencils and/ or charcoal sticks.
- Pastel paper. I recommend Uart 400 to 500 grit.
- Personal easel or drawing board.
$130.00 – $258.00 Select options
Glass Fusing Workshop with Barb McKinlay
Saturday, November 12, 2016 | 10:00am to 12:00pm
Make a bowl, tray or dish and more–Come use your creativity and have fun. Glass artist, Barb McKinlay will help you make a 7.5” square tray, ruffle tray or bowl of your own design. Learn about glass fusing, design and decorating with many pieces of glass; abstract shapes, pebbles, noodles and stringers. Each piece will be unique, use for serving treats, jewelry or a great decorative accessory for your home. Each participant will make 4 abstract magnets with many, many options for your creativity. Options and ideas for a holiday design will be available. No experience is necessary for this class.
Cost | $65.00 and includes all materials.
Pre-registration by October 31st, 2016 is required and necessary to reserve your spot.
Bring your friends and have a fun creative morning.
$65.00 Add to cart
Introduction to Jewelry – Make your own earrings or pendant
July 13, 14, 15 Time: 9-12pm Cost: $75
Suzanne Rogers received her MA in Design (Metals) from The National College of Art Dublin in 2012. She has exhibited in Ireland and Europe including shows such as London Design Festival in England and Inhorgenta Munich in Germany. Her work has received many awards including The Design & Craft Council of Ireland’s Future Maker Award and The Royal Dublin Society National Craft Award. When Suzanne is not busy creating new designs, she teaches Metals and Art in Inchicore College of Further Education, Dublin.
The aim of this workshop is for participants to create their own piece of handmade jewelry. Over the three mornings of class, you will learn basic skills of jewelry making including filing, texturing, annealing, forming and polishing. You will create a piece of jewelry that you can take home and enjoy.
Pencils, pens, notebook, super glue, small pliers and snips if you have them
$75.00 Add to cart
Bookbinding as Sculpture | Credit Class, Relicensure & Audit
Date | Tuesday, June 21- Wednesday, June 22, 2016 | 8:30am-5:30 pm
Andrew Huot is a book artist and bookbinder in Davenport, Iowa. He operates Big River Bindery, a shop for bookmaking and letterpress printing, book repair, and design. He has a Masters in Book Arts from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He teaches bookbinding and conservation for the University of Illinois and has worked in conservation across the country. He exhibits his work widely and it is held in over 25 university collections.
Location: Maquoketa Art Experience
Registration and Credit Link: http://www.solutionwhere.com/mbaea/cw/showcourse.asp?2693
- $255 1 Drake EMDA credit
- $185 1 Relicensure credit
- $135 Audit/no credit