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
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.
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Cricut Workshops | crafter Connie Wench |15th of August from 2 to 3pm
Do you own a Cricut but are not quite sure how to use it? Need to know how to upload SVGs and your own designs? Workshops will cover basics to more advanced topics for those that want to learn more or just need a little help to get started.
Local crafter, Connie Winch, will be coming to Maquoketa Art Experience on the 15th and 29th of August from 2 to 3PM. She will cover Cricut basics as well as allow time to practice and learning more advanced techniques. A couple of workshops per month may be arranged after that as interest dictates. Times and days of week may vary to meet people’s needs. Come as often as you need to. Bring your laptop as she will be sharing sites to upload SVG’s and can help you the first class with this. She will have her Cricut to demonstrate, but you may want to bring yours as well.
$5 per workshop! Save money by making your own gifts!
124 S. Main St
Maquoketa, IA 52060
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Adult Finger Painting with Artist Helen Zabel
Sunday, January 13, 2019 | 1:00 – 3:00pm
Fingerpainting a Field of Flowers:
Remember the fun that you had fingerpainting in kindergarten?
Rediscover the joy by creating a beautiful flower painting that chases the winter away.
Class open to people age 14 and up, beginners to intermediate level.
All materials provided. Maximum class size of 12. Cost: $25
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