Workshops

Explore your inner artist with a workshop! Artists of all skill levels welcome. Enrollment is limited so call 828-262-3017 and register today! Advanced registration is required.

Meditation/Touch Drawings with Lori Esposito
September 3, 2014, 6-8:45pm
Open to the public

The workshop will focus on the experiential process of drawing and producing temporal works (vegetable shortening, oil, charcoal).

Sept. 12 & 26, Oct. 10 & 24, Nov. 14, Dec. 5 from 12:30-2pm
An art experience for home school students ages 7-16.

A specially designed class for home school students offering a multi-age art experience where students will develop their creative potential through exploration and experimentation of a variety of materials and techniques.

Intro to Encaustics
July 7 & Sept. 20, 10am-4pm
Open to the public

Instructor: Greg Howser

In this one day workshop, participants will learn how to make encaustic wax, mix colors, apply it to the surface, make textures, cover a drawing, create incising fine lines and fuse the wax. Participants will also discuss how to use the wax in mixed media projects and how to transfer images into it. 

Plein Air Painting - Getting Started
September 27, 2014, 9am-4pm
Open to the Public

Instructor: Kim Abernethy

This workshop is an introduction to plein air painting. The class will enjoy a day of painting on location while learning some of the basic principles involved in creating art outdoors. Pack a lunch, hat, sunscreen, snacks and bug spray and enjoy painting in the great outdoors! 
Blazing Easels Kids Workshop
Fridays 3:00-4:30pm
Children 7 -12

A workshop just for kids, every Friday at the Turchin Center.

Inkalicious
First and Third Fridays, 9:00am-12:00pm (full schedule below)
Open to the public

Come join the fun as you explore the wonderful world of alcohol inks with folks who participated in the appsummer workshop led by Cathy Taylor.  This is an open studio opportunity with no direct instruction.   Everyone is available to inspire and share ideas with one another.

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