Workshops

Below is a list of our current workshops, scheduled to date for 2019.
To register, click “register now” below each listing.
Please review our registration policy prior to registering.
For a list of classes, click here
 

FF-24-20 Family Fun Night with Linda Arandas

FAMILY FUN NIGHT with Linda Arandas

Join us for a fun night of creating mixed media art with Linda Arandas!

Moms, daughters, dads and sons, and even friends who are like family, will enjoy the evening. Students will be surprised what they can learn in just a few creative hours!

Instruction will include a variety of mixed media techniques that Linda uses in creating her licensed art (painting, collaging, lettering, drawing, stamping and stitching - to name a few). All supplies are provided. Attendees will enjoy a light-hearted atmosphere while learning something new. Everyone will leave with at least one completed project.

Class includes appetizers and beverages.  Space is limited, so call today to reserve your place now for this month's Family Fun Night at the Shemer Art Center!

*Designed for adults and children ages 8 and up.

All Levels
Thursday | 6:00-8:00 pm  | April 16, 2020 | 1 session

$20

Price: $20.00

Date: April 16, 2020

Available Spaces: 18

DB-01-20 Drawing as a Language with Duane Blossom

DRAWING AS A LANGUAGE with Duane Blossom

In this workshop, students will learn that everyone can draw!  Learning to draw is similar to learning a new language.  The workshop will focus on how to break free from  barriers to discover the joy of drawing and sketching.

 Students  will explore with their eyes to see beyond just “looking” to draw what they actually see; not what they have trained their eyes to think they see.  Students will be working in sketchbooks, using pencil and pen & ink to capture images and have fun exploring the world of drawing.

**There is a short materials list for this workshop**

All Levels

Saturday, April 18, 2020  |  10 a.m. - 12 p.m.   |  $40 

Price: $40.00

Date: April 18, 2020

Available Spaces: 6

DH-08-20 Mosaic Letter with Dave Hanson

MOSAIC LETTER with Dave Hanson

In this workshop, will create an eye-popping mosaic on their letter of choice. Materials to be explored will include glass, colored mirrors, millefiori, beads, and dichroic glass. The natural curves, sweeps and bends of the letters create a plethora of design opportunities, and these will guide the pattern as students explore the movement in mosaics, and the power of contrasting colors and textures.

The first day of the workshop, Dave Hanson will discuss the basics of creating mosaics and students will create a mosaic using the shape of their letter of choice. On the second day, students will choose their grout color to make their mosaic pop and complete their project.

 

** Please send an email after registering to andie@shemerartcenter.org with your letter of choice at least two weeks prior to the workshop.

Saturday, April 25, 2020  |  10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  |  $180, plus $20 materials fee paid directly to the instructor the first day of class

Workshop Wrap-Up on Saturday, May 2, 2020  |  10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Price: $180.00

Date: April 25, 2020

Available Spaces: 8

WW-35-20 Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

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Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

Join us for a fun night of watercolor painting with John Erwin and you’ll be surprised what you can learn in just a few creative hours! You’ll enjoy the comfortable atmosphere of this light-hearted class and you’ll leave with at least one beautiful, completed painting!

Each month you will be introduced to the techniques of watercolor painting.  You’ll learn the basics as well as some advanced techniques as you continue attending this fun-filled event.  All supplies will be provided. Only a willingness to try something new is required!

Appetizers and beverages will be provided.  Space is limited so reserve your spot now for this month's Wild about Watercolor class at the Shemer Art Center!

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | April 30, 2020 | 1 session

$30 per person

Price: $30.00

Date: April 30, 2020

Available Spaces: 18

KH-03-20 Whimsical Ceramic Planters with Kimberly Harris

WHIMSICAL CERAMIC PLANTERS with Kimberly Harris

In this workshop, students will learn to create simple, fun planters that will be manipulated from solid blocks of clay. Patterns can be stamped or carved onto the planter. Accessories like handles and legs can be created in a wide variety of forms. Kimberly will be giving demos and providing examples of finished planters for reference.

After the first class, the planters will be bisque-fired. During the second class, students will have an opportunity to add patterns and designs to their planters with glazes and underglazes.

Upon completion of this workshop, students can expect to end up with about 4 to 6 finished planters.

All levels.

Saturday, May 2 & 9, 2020  |  10:00 - 2:00  p.m.  |  $120, plus $25 materials fee paid directly to the instructor the first day of class

 

Price: $120.00

Date: May 2, 2020

Available Spaces: 4

LT-07-20 Glass Enamel Painting: Starry Night with Lauren Toth

GLASS ENAMEL PAINTING: STARRY NIGHT with Lauren Toth

In this workshop, students will create a glass enamel painting. Students will learn how to mix and apply fine glass enamels onto a glass substrate that give the artwork dimension. The subject matter for this artwork will be the famous painting, “The Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh. Patterns will be provided, along with glass, enamels and tools. Finished artwork will measure 8”x6”, and will be available for pick up within a week of class.

All levels.

Friday, May 8, 2020  |  1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  |  $60, plus $20 materials fee paid directly to the instructor the first day of class

 

Price: $60.00

Date: May 8, 2020

Available Spaces: 7

WW-36-20 Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

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Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

Join us for a fun night of watercolor painting with John Erwin and you’ll be surprised what you can learn in just a few creative hours! You’ll enjoy the comfortable atmosphere of this light-hearted class and you’ll leave with at least one beautiful, completed painting!

Each month you will be introduced to the techniques of watercolor painting.  You’ll learn the basics as well as some advanced techniques as you continue attending this fun-filled event.  All supplies will be provided. Only a willingness to try something new is required!

Appetizers and beverages will be provided.  Space is limited so reserve your spot now for this month's Wild about Watercolor class at the Shemer Art Center!

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | May 14, 2020 | 1 session

$30 per person

Price: $30.00

Date: May 14, 2020

Available Spaces: 18

LV-01-20 Small Wire Sculptures with Linda Vahrenkamp

SMALL WIRE SCULPTURES with Linda Vahrenkamp

In this workshop, students will be working with bendable, flexible wire and bases to create several sculptures. They will have access to a wide variety of materials to adorn their sculpture, such as beads, old junk costume jewelry parts, or even polished rocks and stones. Students will be encouraged to use their imagination and let the materials guide them to create unique artworks.

** Students are encouraged, but not required to bring a laptop

All Levels

Saturday May 16, 2020 |  10:00am - 1:00pm

$60, plus $30 materials fee paid to the instructors on first day.

Price: $60.00

Date: May 16, 2020

Available Spaces: 10

AJ-105-20 Throwing Large Pots with Alan Jones

THROWING LARGE POTS with Alan Jones

In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to take their wheel-throwing skills a step further by learning to throw larger pots. Once a student is able to throw successful vessels, there is a unique learning curve when it comes to throwing pots that are larger than the standard size. Alan Jones, a master potter, will be guiding experienced wheel-throwing students to create aesthetically-pleasing large vessels that have symmetry and proper thickness.

Prior Wheel-Throwing Experience Required

Saturday | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | May 16, 2020 | 1 session | $60, plus Materials Fee: $15 for clay (optional)

Price: $60.00

Date: May 16, 2020

Available Spaces: 7

FF-25-20 Family Fun Night with Linda Arandas

FAMILY FUN NIGHT with Linda Arandas

Join us for a fun night of creating mixed media art with Linda Arandas!

Moms, daughters, dads and sons, and even friends who are like family, will enjoy the evening. Students will be surprised what they can learn in just a few creative hours!

Instruction will include a variety of mixed media techniques that Linda uses in creating her licensed art (painting, collaging, lettering, drawing, stamping and stitching - to name a few). All supplies are provided. Attendees will enjoy a light-hearted atmosphere while learning something new. Everyone will leave with at least one completed project.

Class includes appetizers and beverages.  Space is limited, so call today to reserve your place now for this month's Family Fun Night at the Shemer Art Center!

*Designed for adults and children ages 8 and up.

All Levels
Thursday | 6:00-8:00 pm  | May 21, 2020 | 1 session

$20

Price: $20.00

Date: May 21, 2020

Available Spaces: 18