Weekend Workshops


Drawing

Digital Drawing with iPad: Limitless Possibilities

Instructor: David Clemen

Image creating possibilities are limitless on an iPad! Sketch from a still life, use photos as a starting point, or look for inspiration from a live model. Drawing skills are enhanced by versatile digital tools. Learn how to send a large file to a printer for a finished, frameable piece.

Adult: Beginning - 2019-5 WS6
Sept. 21, Sat. 21, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $64; Non-member: $80

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Fiber Arts

Indigo Weekend!

Instructor: Catherine Cross Tsintzos

Explore color, chemistry, mordants, overdyes, surface design, and resist techniques using the magical Indigo plant. Learn indigo seed-to-dye using the classic 1-2-3 vat and with fresh, dried indigo leaves. Techniques to include Japanese Arashi, Nui Shibori, mud resist and more.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-5 WS8
Oct. 4, Fri., & Oct. 5, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
+ $30 material fee

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Fiber Arts

Community Indigo Dip & Dye

Instructor: Catherine Cross Tsintzos

Drop by to dip & dye in a community of blue! Dye vats, necessary supplies and inspirational examples available. Bring your own cotton t-shirt, and up to three small items of 100% cotton to dip. Visiting artist Catherine Cross Tsintzos will provide linen and cotton squares for dying to contribute to a community quilt.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-5
Oct. 6, Sun., 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $15 adults * $5 youth (19 & under); Non-member: Same as member

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Fiber Arts

La Catrina Masks

Instructor: Fritzi Huber

Meet the popular face representing Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, in Mexico: La Calavera Catrina, a historical character based on Aztec imagery, and made popular by Diego Rivera. Decorate your handmade paper mask to be worn or displayed as bas-relief. Adults and youth welcome; parental supervision required for children < 16.

Youth: All Levels - 2019-06 WS1
Oct. 26, Sat., 10.00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & Oct. 27, Sun. 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $116; Non-member: $145
+ $10 material fee

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Fiber Arts

Rock, Paper, Stitches - Joomchi Plus

Instructor: Jan Wutkowski

‘Rock’ two slow-process crafts in one unique class! Day 1, learn an ancient Korean paper craft to create a ‘felted’ paper joomchi. Day 2, use simple hand stitches for mark making, add found objects, or stitch several joomchi together for a larger, dramatic piece of finished paper art. (Not a paper making class.)

Adult: All Levels - 2019/6 WS4
Nov. 9, Sat. & Nov. 10, Sun., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $116; Non-member: $145
+ $10 material fee

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Healthy Living

The Art of Non-Doing: Deep Relaxation

Instructor: Shannon Miller

The Art of Non-Doing teaches us how to relax deeply as in sleep, while remaining awake. Release stress, struggling and striving, decrease pain, and create a greater sense of calm and harmony in your life. In the after-hours quiet of the CAM galleries, relax under a Tibetan Singing & Quartz Crystal Bowl Sound Bath.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/6 WS2
Oct. 30, Wed., 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Various
CAM member: $20; Non-member: $25

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Mixed Media

Drawing with Paper: Mixed Media Portraits

Instructor: Kathryn DeMarco

Exhibition artist Kathryn DeMarco guides students through the creation of a portrait or self-portrait using drawing and collage materials. Working from their own photographs, artists develop a story element within their portrait using paper and paint. Don't miss Kathryn's artist intro on Thursday, Nov 14, 6:00 pm in Studio 1 exhibition “Finding A Way”.

Adult: All Levels - 2019/6 WS6
Nov. 15, Fri. & Nov. 16, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
+ $15 material fee

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Painting

Oil Painting Techniques: Limited Palette Portraits

Instructor: Todd Carignan

Learn how to paint a likeness and realistic flesh tones without using a bunch of colors, a technique passed down through generations of many master painters and made famous by Anders Zorn. Students work from live models.

Adult: Intermediate - 2019/5 WS5
Sept. 20, Fri., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $72; Non-member: $90
$20 model fee paid to instructor

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Painting

Gaining Confidence In Landscape Painting

Instructor: Joanne Geisel

Explore the dynamic elements of painting the landscape and develop the confidence to express your personal interpretation. Instructor gives a short lecture, a demonstration of concepts, analyzes master painter works and provides group and individual instruction. Designed for oil and acrylic painters.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-5 WS7
Sept. 27, Fri., & Sept. 28, Sat., 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. & Sept. 29, Sun., 12:00-4 Pancoe
CAM member: $172; Non-member: $215

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Painting

Exploring Abstract Painting Using Oil and Cold Wax

Instructor: Liz Hosier

Explore abstract painting using cold wax, oil and mixed media. Experiment with a combination of techniques such as layering, creating texture, combining different media, using a variety of conventional and non conventional tools, and mark-making. Instructor demos, group and individual discussions, and time to paint and experiment included.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-05 WS9
Oct. 11, Fri., & Oct. 12, Sat., 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m. & Oct. 13, Sun. 12:00p.m.-4:0 Pancoe
CAM member: $172; Non-member: $215
+ $10 material fee

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Painting

Shadow Play: Capturing Lights and Darks In Painting

Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

Capturing the play of light in painting can often be a daunting task. Understanding how to capture contrast and the basics of color theory in color temperature can help create confidence for the student artist. This intensive addresses the challenge of matching color and light and shadows. For all levels and painting mediums.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-04 WS7
Nov. 22, Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $80; Non-member: $100

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Painting

Painting Techniques: Focusing On Skies and Water

Instructor: Joanne Geisel

The beauty of the coastal landscape is often defined by its extraordinary skies and ever-changing oceans and waterways. Explore the colors, composition and textures that comprise these features and paint them with greater confidence and enjoyment. Designed for oil and acrylic painters.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-04 WS8
Nov. 23, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Nov. 24, Sun., 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $116; Non-member: $145

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Photography

Event Photography: Fire in the Pines

Instructor: Alan Cradick

Develop your photographic story-telling skills through portrait, street, food, wildlife and journalism photography. Saturday, meet at Halyburton Park to photograph the event and on Sunday at Cameron Art Museum to share in a group critique. Option to donate images to the City of Wilmington for use in educational and advertising materials, to include by-line.

Adult: Intermediate - 2019-5 WS10
Oct. 12, Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & Oct. 13, Sun., 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $72; Non-member: $90

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Photography

Not Your Grandma's Phone

Instructor: Alan Cradick

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

Adult: All Levels - 2019/6 WS5
Nov. 9, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & Nov. 10, Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Various
CAM member: $60; Non-member: $75

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