356 WORKSHOPS


The ultimate party for those who don’t want to clean-up! Come get dirty with us (pun intended!) and make little homes for your succulents and other small plants. We will provide adult beverages and you are welcome to bring edibles (pun unintended!). Plan to come back later to pick up your fired pieces.

Pricing
Member | $65
Non-Member | $95
Dept Fee | $25

$120.00
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Baronet | Sun | 11/14 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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 MIX:
9125 Diceman Dr.
Dallas, TX  75218

Supplies and painting surface are provided.

Please bring a lunch.

Pricing
Member Cost | $95
Non-Member Cost | $125
Materials Fee | $30

$155.00
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Flynn | Sun | 9/12 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Study an ancient art form of stained glass window design in this all day workshop. You will make an 8 inch stained glass window panel using traditional techniques of cutting glass, copper foiling and soldering. 

Pricing
Member Cost | $125
Non-Member Cost | $155
Dept. Fee | $35

$190.00
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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.

Pricing
Member Cost | $105
Non-Member Cost | $135
Dept. Fee | $25

$160.00
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LaCour | Sat & Sun | 10/2 & 3 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Focus on ways to paint a contemporary portrait from life through adapted old masters techniques in this intensive two-day workshop. We will explore color mixing, paint application and traditional painting processes that will yield an illuminated and volumetric likeness of our model. Each student will leave with an oil on canvas portrait as well as a strengthened understanding of layering and mixing color in oil paint.

All supplies are provided.

Please bring a lunch.

Pricing
Member Cost | $165
Non-Member Cost | $195
Dept. Fee | $125

$320.00
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Design and create your own leather goods, such as a cuff, wallet, dog collar or leash, in our brief introduction to leather working. You will learn to hand sew, machine sew as well as how to cut, glue and rivet leather. 

Pricing
Member Cost | $105
Non-Member Cost | $135
Dept. Fee | $60

$195.00
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Discover one of the oldest methods of dyes and create beautiful works of art in this full day workshop. Using traditional shibori methods with synthetic indigo, students will create unique designs onto pillow cases, wall hangings, bags, scarves and much more to take home and enjoy. All skill levels are welcome and all materials are provided; but students are welcome to bring any t-shirts or natural fiber materials (cotton/rayon/silk/linen) to try out as well.

Wear clothes that you won’t mind getting stained.

Please bring a lunch.

Pricing
Member Cost | $105
Non-Member Cost | $135
Dept. Fee | $25

$160.00
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Giller | Sat | 11/13 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Learn the skill of hand-eye coordination for drawing the human figure. This class will teach you how to “get it down on paper” through the use of exercises which make viewing the figure and the relationship of all of the parts make sense. You will learn the basic fundamentals of gesture, contour and line related to seeing the figure. Through practice you will gain an understanding of the basic skeleton and muscles which make up the foundation of the human form. 

Pricing
Member Cost | $105
Non-Member Cost | $135
Dept. Fee | $65

$200.00
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Learn a variety of encaustic techniques in this three-hour workshop taught by Leigh Harrison. You will learn how to build layers, fuse, texture, work with grids, stencils, embed objects, incise, transfer, collage and much more. You will also walk away with a working knowledge on how to melt and mix wax, a bit about the history of wax painting, a working knowledge of supplies and how to create your own workspace. All supplies included.

This workshop is held offsite at The Encaustic Center.

The Encaustic Center
580 W Arapaho Rd. #271
Richardson, TX. 75080
214-405-5993

Pricing
Member Cost | $70
Non-Member Cost | $100
Dept. Fee | $0

 

$100.00
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Bryan | Sun | 11/14 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Do you daydream far more often than act on your creative endeavors? Do you have a multitude of ideas but difficulty making them happen?  This workshop introduces you to simple yet powerful methods to get clear, focus and follow-thru while strengthening your creative confidence.

You will learn how to use the power of Kaizen to make your creative time more productive and enjoyable; a 3-step process to help you diffuse overwhelm and find clarity around your creative projects; and simple, yet powerful, tools and techniques to strengthen your creative confidence. 

Note: this is not a visual art class, and these methods can be applied to ANY type of creative endeavor.  All materials are provided. 

Pricing
Member Cost | $85
Non-Member Cost | $115

$115.00
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Gunthner | Sat | 11/6 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn how to create a beautiful and vibrant pastel painting in a positive and encouraging environment. This workshop will cover an introduction to pastels (common papers and soft pastel brands used), short lecture on contemporary pastel artists and their work as well as a step by step demonstration and paint-a-long landscape scene project which will be completed in class. We will cover basic design elements and how to apply them in your painting. 

All supplies included.

Please bring a lunch.

Pricing

Member Cost | $95
Non-Member Cost | $125
Materials Fee | $15

$140.00
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Gray | Sat & Sun | 10/23 & 24 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Examine the variety of mixed media on paper using various traditional genre techniques in this class that combines gouache and water color. This layered method of gouache and watercolor mix media will be explored in class through demonstrations, class exercises, projects, photo references, master copies and an art history look into the Victorian Style of watercolor painting fused with a contemporary practice of mix media.

Some basic knowledge of watercolor is required.

All supplies are provided. Please bring a lunch.

Pricing
Member Cost | $175
Non-Member Cost | $205
Dept. Fee | $35

$240.00
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Gunthner | Fri | 10/8 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pastelist, this workshop offers the opportunity to create a beautiful landscape scene in a positive and encouraging environment. We will be painting from the natural beauty and landscape offerings of the Valley House Sculpture Garden in celebration of the Fall season. Instructor will be demonstrating step by step instructions for those that are new to the medium. 

Please bring a lunch.

Watercolor & Pastels are welcome to this workshop. Watercolor materials provided.

Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden
6616 Spring Valley Rd
Dallas, TX 75254

Pricing

Member Cost | $125
Non-Member Cost | $155
Dept. Fee | $25

$180.00
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Flynn | Fri | 11/12 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Make your own gorgeous holiday ornaments to keep or give to friends and family! You will also learn a little about the properties of glass and the magic that can happen in the design process and kiln.

Pricing
Member Cost | $65
Non-Member Cost | $95
Dept. Fee | $25

$120.00
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Swann | Sun | 8/22 & 8/29 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Discover the ancient technique for decorating metalwork.  Work with copper while you kiln fuse powered glass onto the metal. While you create a design in wire, you will then apply the in segments. Repeated firings build up the design in layers and since firing take only minutes, you will see results right away.

Pricing
Member Cost | $165
Non-Member Cost | $195
Dept. Fee | $60

$255.00
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Thoman | Wed | 9/15 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Create wearable art. Working with decorative wood blocks, explore the process of printing onto fabric. Create one of kind bandannas, tea towels, and/or T-shirts. This is a fun evening of exploring alternative printing!

This workshop will be held at the artist's studio. 

Terri Thoman -Paper Arts

118 N. Peak Street

Dallas, TX 75226

Pricing
Member Cost | $65
Non-Member Cost | $95
Dept. Fee | $25

$120.00
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Flynn | Fri | 10/22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dazzle with holiday guest with your own beautiful hand-made holiday platter! You will also learn a little about the properties of glass and the magic that can happen in the design process and kiln.

Pricing
Member Cost | $65
Non-Member Cost | $95
Dept. Fee | $35

$120.00
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Yamaji | Sun | 11/7 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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 6x6' canvases of your own finished creations. All materials are provided.

Pricing
Member Cost | $95
Non-Member Cost | $125
Dept Fee | $25

$150.00
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Turn the page, learn how to create wonderful little books that can become so many things! The Ancient Coptic Binding technique lends itself as a sketchbook, journal, album, artist book, etc. Using simple tools and supplies, learn to prepare your paper, create the cover pieces and sew together a blank book. It's fun, easy and so very useful! Everything you need to make your first book is provided.

This workshop will be held at the artist's studio: 
Terri Thoman - Paper Arts
118 N. Peak Street
Dallas, TX 75226

Pricing
Member | $65
Non-Member | $95
Dept Fee | $15

$110.00
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Baronet | Sun | 11/7 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Make a 9” shadowbox frame in this unique collage workshop. The shadowbox, matte medium glue brushes and many other materials will be provided.  But in order to make it meaningful to you, please bring an array of personal supplies, including: fabric, art and fashion magazines, hand-made papers, beads, small collage objects, dried flowers, pressed leaves, old book pages, concert tickets, maps personal photos, etc. Also, bring a lunch. 

*THIS WORKSHOP IS HELD OFFSITE.*

The MIX Creative Space, 9125 Diceman Drive, Dallas, TX 75218.
Downstairs in the White Rock United Methodist Church.

Pricing
Member | $95
Non-Member | $125
Dept Fee | $30

$155.00
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