Weekend Workshops


Drawing

Drawing the Human Form

Instructor: Todd Carignan

Working with live models, draw from direct observation to measure, interpret and record. Special focus on using light and shadow, finding rhythms and conveying foreshortening.

Adult: Intermediate - 2020/1 WS5
Feb. 1, Sat. 10:00a - 4:00p Pancoe
CAM member: $72; Non-member: $90
$25 model fee paid to instructor

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Fiber Arts

Intro to Pine Needle Basketry

Instructor: Melanie Walter

Join us to learn the lost art of Pine Needle Basketry. Students will create a small basket from start to finish in this 5-hour workshop. The skills you learn will enable you to make many more varied baskets of different sizes and shapes on your own. All supplies will be provided. This workshop promises to be both enjoyable and educational.

Adult: Beginning - 2020/2 WS3
Mar. 14, Sat. 10a - 4p Pancoe
CAM member: $72; Non-member: $90
+ $15 material fee

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Mixed Media

Art Buzz: Storytelling Collage

Instructor: Missy Ritchie

Art, wine, and friends, what could be better? January Art Buzz combines playful collage with personal storytelling. Missy Richie lays out a myriad of papers and fabrics to be cut, torn, and arranged into a meaningful memory. THE NAMES Project World Aids Quilt exhibit provides a starting point for visual narrative. Cost of workshop includes all art supplies, a glass of wine (with option to purchase studio dinner, 1/2 priced bottle wine, or wine by the glass), and a good time to be had by all! Bring your friends and join Museum School instructors for Art Buzz monthly, a lively and engaging series of classes that celebrates the seasons!

Adult: All Levels - 2020/1 AB1
Thu., Jan. 23, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Pancoe
CAM member: $32; Non-member: $40

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Mixed Media

Grounded: A Journey with Color and Texture

Instructor: Catherine Cross Tsintzos

Build an original personal collection of go-to supplies for bookmaking, assemblage work, and more while developing a sample journal of color and texture for reference. Move into learning about folded and sewn book structures, then to combining structures to create another book/story/object/sculpture. Experiment with multiple original examples of junk journals, binding applications, lots of color and texture!

Adult: All Levels - 2020/2 WS1
Mar. 6 & 7, Fri. & Sat. 10a -4p Pancoe
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
+ $40 material fee

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Mixed Media

Grounded Community: Exploring Color, Texture, Fiber In Books

Instructor: Catherine Cross Tsintzos

Explore color centers set up with plant materials to create pigments sample, making your own papers and fabrics for creating junk journals and sample books to take home. Join visiting artist, Catherine Cross Tsintzos, in creating an educational resource book for Museum School.

Adult: All Levels - 2020/2 WS2
Mar. 8, Sun. 11a - 2p Pancoe
CAM member: $15 Adults / $5 Youth (19 & under); Non-member: same as member

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Painting

Painting Urban Landscapes and Interiors in Pastel

Instructor: Jeri Greenberg

Painting the excitement of strongly or dimly lit interiors, architectural details, and scenes from around you presents dynamic compositions and stories. Work from lots of photos and learn how to bring these stories to your work.

Adult: All Levels - 2020/1 WS4
Jan. 25, Sat. 10a - 4p & Jan.26, Sun. 12p - 4p Pancoe
CAM member: $112; Non-member: $140

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Painting

Painting Water: Streams, Lakes, Oceans

Instructor: Joanne Geisel

Let’s take time to understand the stillness, the movement, color and the other ever changing qualities of water. Explore, experiment and depict water in new ways. Instructor provides examples, exercises and demonstrations. Open to oil and acrylic painters at all levels.

Adult: All Levels - 2020/1 WS6
Feb. 8, Sat. & Feb. 9, Sun., 10:00a - 4:00p Pancoe
CAM member: $132; Non-member: $165

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Painting

Exploring Abstract Painting Using Oil and Cold Wax

Instructor: Liz Hosier

Students explore abstract painting using cold wax, oil and mixed media. Working on both panels and paper, students are encouraged to experiment with a combination of techniques such as layering, creating texture, combining different media, using a variety of conventional and nonconventional tools, and mark-making. The workshop includes instructor demonstrations, group and individual discussions and time to paint and experiment.

Adult: Intermediate - 2020/1 WS8
Feb. 21, Fri. & Feb. 22, Sat. 10:00a - 4:00p & Feb. 23, Sun. 12:00 - 4:00p Pancoe
CAM member: $172; Non-member: $215
+ $10 material fee

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Painting

Paint Like The Masters: Wayne Theibaud

Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

Known for his colorful, contemporary paintings of cakes, pastries and objects that evoke 20th century Americana, Wayne Thiebaud provides inspiration and framework for building color confidence and capturing light. Focus on still lifes straight out of the Thiebaud playbook. Several small painting studies will be completed. For all levels and painting mediums.

Adult: All Levels - 2020/2 WS5
Mar. 27, Fri. & Mar. 28, Sat. 10:00a - 4:00p Pancoe
CAM member: $132; Non-member: $165

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Photography

Not Your Grandma's Phone

Instructor: Alan Cradick

Better photography with your smartphone! Review basic photographic controls and elements of compelling photography. Learn about the editing capabilities of native software and apps and share images in a group critique.

Adult: All Levels - 2020/1 WS7
Feb. 15, Sat. 10a - 1p Pancoe
CAM member: $40; Non-member: $50

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Printmaking

Art Buzz: Hand-Printed Note Cards

Instructor: Michael Van Hout

Art, wine, and friends, what could be better? March Art Buzz features teaching artist Michael Van Hout, leading students through simple printmaking steps to create personal one-of-a-kind note cards. Learn an accessible technique you can continue on your own! Cost of workshop includes all art supplies, a glass of wine (with option to purchase studio dinner, 1/2 priced bottle wine, or wine by the glass), and a good time to be had by all! Bring your friends and join Museum School instructors for Art Buzz monthly, a lively and engaging series of classes that celebrates the seasons!

Adult: All Levels - 2020/2 AB3
Thu., Mar. 19, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Studio 1
CAM member: $32; Non-member: $40

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Sculpture

Art Buzz: Your Pounding Heart!

Instructor: Renato Abbate

Art, wine, and friends, what could be better? February Art Buzz will make your heart pound! Renato Abbate uses only the simplest tools and materials, to guide students through creating embossed textures to achieve expressive and diverse 3-dimensional hearts, just in time for a creative Valentine’s Day gift. Cost of workshop includes all art supplies, a glass of wine (with option to purchase studio dinner, 1/2 priced bottle wine, or wine by the glass), and a good time to be had by all! Bring your friends and join Museum School instructors for Art Buzz monthly, a lively and engaging series of classes that celebrates the seasons!

Adult: All Levels -
Thu., Feb. 13, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Pancoe
CAM member: $32; Non-member: $40

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Sculpture

Kinetic Sculpture - Making Automata Mechanical Toys

Instructor: Trey Moore

Learn some basic techniques of kinetic sculpture. Using only basic tools and materials, students create and build an automata mechanical toy.

Adult: All Levels - 2020/2 WS4
Mar. 20, Fri. 5:30p-6:30p, Mar. 21, Sat. 10:00a-4:00p, Mar. 22, Sun. 12:00-4:00p Pancoe
CAM member: $112; Non-member: $140

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