Workshops

Thank you for your interest in workshops at the Shemer Art Center.
Below please find a list of our upcoming workshops, scheduled for 2020.
To register, click “register now” below each listing.
NOTE!  Please be sure to read our REGISTRATION POLICY prior to registering for a workshop.

For ADULT CLASSES, please visit our separate Adult Classes page

For YOUTH CLASSES, please visit our separate Youth Classes page

 

BF-23-20 Face-Off: Mixed Media Faces with Bela Fidel

FACE OFF: MIXED MEDIA FACES with Bela Fidel

In this workshop, students will learn all about the fun of creating faces! Students will be encouraged to express their own mood that day through their project or choose to portray a facial expression that they find interesting. Students will be using compounds, papers, cardboards, acrylics, wraps and more to create their faces. Come have fun!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels Encouraged

Friday, August 7, 2020 |  10:00 am - 4:00pm 

$120, plus $25 materials fee paid to the instructor on first day.

Price: $120.00

Date: August 7, 2020

Available Spaces: 6

CS-02-20 VIRTUAL CLASS - Cement Jewelry with Chelsea Stone

VIRTUAL CLASS - CEMENT JEWELRY with Chelsea Stone

Cement: It’s not just for sidewalks anymore!

In this hands-on, virtual workshop, students will learn how to make modern, contemporary jewelry using cement as an exciting art form. Students will work alongside Chelsea Stone, owner/designer at Eye Candy Jewelry, as she guides the class through how to shape, color, and manipulate cement into creative wearable items. These lovely items will include gumball earrings, faces and many other forms!

All material needed will be mailed to students once they pay the $40 non-refundable fee. The kit includes cement, cement molds, products to create molds and forms, cement colorants, and jewelry findings which help turn shapes into finished, wearable jewelry.

All Levels

2 Sessions

Tuesday & Wednesday | August 11, 5:00 - 7:30 pm AND August 12, 5:30 - 7:00

$80, plus a $40 materials fee 

Price: $80.00

Date: August 11, 2020

Available Spaces: 12

WW-37-20 Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

JE Family Fun 1

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!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 10 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | August 13, 2020 | 1 session

$30 per person

Price: $30.00

Date: August 13, 2020

Available Spaces: 7

BF-22-20 Acrylic Pour with Bela Fidel

Acrylic Pour with Bela Fidel

In this workshop, students will learn that acrylic is a versatile medium which lends itself to surprising effects. Acrylic Pour and the various techniques used with this medium are conducive to creating exciting, beautiful surprises. There will be a focus on the "dirty pour" technique which allows for tons of fun and happy accidents! Come have fun!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels Encouraged

Friday, August 14, 2020 |  1:00 - 4:00pm 

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

Price: $60.00

Date: August 14, 2020

Available Spaces: 6

WW-43-20 VIRTUAL CLASS - Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

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VIRTUAL CLASS - 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 end the class 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!

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | August 27, 2020 | 1 session

$25 per person

Price: $25.00

Date: August 27, 2020

Available Spaces: 10

WW-39-20 Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

JE Family Fun 1

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!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 10 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | September 17, 2020 | 1 session

$30 per person

Price: $30.00

Date: September 17, 2020

Available Spaces: 10

LT-09-20 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.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels

Saturday, September 19, 2020  |  10:00 am - 1:00 p.m.  |  $60, plus $20 materials fee paid directly to the instructor the first day of class

 

Price: $60.00

Date: September 19, 2020

Available Spaces: 6

WW-40-20 Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

JE Family Fun 1

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!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 10 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

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

$30 per person

Price: $30.00

Date: October 8, 2020

Available Spaces: 10

KH-04-20 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.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 8 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels

Saturday, October 10 & 17, 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: October 10, 2020

Available Spaces: 8

LV-03-20 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

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 8 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels

Saturday, October 17, 2020 |  10:00am - 12:00pm

$40, plus $30 materials fee paid to the instructors on first day.

Price: $40.00

Date: October 17, 2020

Available Spaces: 8

WW-41-20 Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

JE Family Fun 1

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!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 10 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | November 12, 2020 | 1 session

$30 per person

Price: $30.00

Date: November 12, 2020

Available Spaces: 10

WW-42-20 Wild About Watercolor with John Erwin

JE Family Fun 1

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!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | December 10, 2020 | 1 session

$30 per person

Price: $30.00

Date: December 10, 2020

Available Spaces: 10