CLASS or WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION
Design and develop your visual dialogue as you work with multiple materials and create an art piece from concepts including imagery and symbolism. Working with acrylic paint and other items such as paper, fabric, text, found objects or packaging, play with textures and apply various mediums to create a vibrant work of art on a Gessobord.
NOTE: This workshop is held offsite at Katherine Baronet's Studio in the Mix Creative Space. The studio is located in the lower level of the White Rock United Methodist Church. Please enter from the north side near the accessible ramp.
The MIX: 9125 Diceman Dr.Dallas, TX 75218
Supplies and painting surface are provided. Please bring a lunch.
PricingMember Cost | $105Non-Member Cost | $135Materials Fee | $35
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Do you love the fluidity and transparency of watercolor on paper but are intimidated by the medium? This is the class for you. During this introductory workshop we will learn about painting materials, experiment with paints on paper and review the range of watercolor painting possibilities. The day will include demonstrations, your own investigations and examples of watercolor paintings by a full range of traditional and contemporary painters. You will leave empowered to continue further explorations with this intriguing painting medium.
All supplies are provided.
Please bring a lunch.
PricingMember Cost | $125Non-Member Cost | $155Dept. Fee | $35
Discover how to pour colorful acrylic flow art, including how to create beautiful cells. Designed to provide you with all the techniques and insights necessary to create your own artwork. At the same time, you will be introduced to the seven chakras, their related colors and individual attributes. You will learn how imbalances and blockages of the chakras can manifest in your emotional and physical body.
Choose from the provided chakra color schemes for your flow art. You will walk away with four 6" x 6" canvases of your own finished creations. All materials are provided.
NOTE: The workshop will be held at the artist’s studio:
Anya Yamaji Art School
2101 W. Clarendon #200B Dallas, TX 75208
PricingMember Cost | $95Non-Member Cost | $125Dept Fee | $25
En Plein Air is the French word for “outdoors.” Painting in natural light became popular during the mid 19th-century during the age of Impressionism. In this one-day, beginner level workshop, you will learn basic watercolor tips and methods for creating a watercolor painting on location at one of Dallas’ hidden gems, The Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden. Bring your own portable plein easel and travel stool if you wish (not required).
Please bring a lunch, sun hat and wear appropriate clothes and shoes for the day’s forecast.
Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden6616 Spring Valley RdDallas, TX 75254
PricingMember Cost | $125Non-Member Cost | $155Dept. Fee | $25
Join this workshop to learn the joys of making a creative artful travel journal. Learn ways to utilize the travel journal before, during and after the trip to extend the joy of your trip. Drawing and journaling your trip is an important method for cementing details into your memory whether the journal itself is the end product or a tool for creating larger, more finished paintings in the future. We will use simple drawing tools, a compact watercolor palette and a spiral bound watercolor sketchbook for this one day workshop. Beginners to intermediate level artists welcomed!
Bring photos and mementos (receipts, ticket stubs, maps) from a trip you enjoyed, whether a local weekend get-away or a three week European tour!
PricingMember | $105Non-Member | $135Dept Fee | $25
Pour colorful and mesmerizing resin art in this class designed to provide you will all the techniques and insights necessary to create your own artwork. You will be exposed to various tools, including different types of heat guns and step necessary for prepping your wood panel. You will walk away with your own finished creation ready to upgrade your living or workspace. All materials and tools are provided.
Anja Yamaji Art School
PricingMember Cost | $135Non-Member Cost | $165Materials Fee | $60
Develop the skills of laying down bold abstract structures in various mediums, applying vivid and expressive colors, and exploring placement of the collaging materials to add depth and dynamism to paintings. Through the creative process, with an experienced instructor, this workshop will help students discover and develop their own unique artistic voice and painting style which can be applied to future paintings they create.
During the workshop Sarah Janece will begin with a demonstration/discussion which will cover abstraction and realism in watercolor, the exciting possibilities that exist in mixing various mediums and collaging materials, inspirations, tools, and techniques that students can build upon in the workshop as they paint their own piece of art. Each painter will receive individual attention and guidance through the painting's development as well as encouragement to always find joy in the process. Sarah Janece’s enthusiasm for artistic expression, love of nature’s beauty, and excitement for painting will create an atmosphere of adventure as each student delves into creating their very own mixed media collage painting.
Open to all skill levels and all supplies will be provided.
PricingMember Cost | $105Non-Member Cost | $135Dept Fee | $35
Discover various approaches to rich, multifaceted compositions utilizing stencils, incising, collage and masking. This workshop is designed for artists of all levels, even those new to encaustic painting. Workshop will be taught by Deanna Wood.
Workshop held at The Encaustic Center 580 W. Arapaho #271 Richardson, TX 75080
PricingMember Cost | $50Non-Member Cost | $80
Learn a variety of techniques including how to build layers, fuse, texture, work with grids, stencils, embed objects, incise, transfer, collage and much more along with a working knowledge on how to melt and mix wax, a bit about the history of wax painting, a working knowledge of supplies. This workshop includes a special focus on Stencils, Incising, Collage and Masking techniques. This workshop is designed for artists of all levels, even those new to encaustic painting. Workshop will be taught by Bonny Leibowitz.
PricingMember Cost | $110Non-Member Cost | $140
Learn the process of using a heated plate and encaustic paints to create luminous and layered encaustic monotypes in this three-hour workshop taught by Leigh Harrison. You will be exposed to techniques for creating monotypes, working back into the prints as well as using the prints in your encaustic paintings. This workshop is designed for artists of all levels, even those new to encaustic painting.
All supplies included, but you are welcome to bring paper to experiment with.
Workshop held at The Encaustic Center580 W. Arapaho #271Richardson, TX 75080.
PricingMember Cost | $80Non-Member Cost | $110