Workshops

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

WW-15-18 Wine and Watercolor with John Erwin

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 Wine and Watercolor with John Erwin

Join us for a fun night of watercolor painting with John Erwin.  Be surprised what you can learn in just a few creative hours.  Enjoy a lighthearted atmosphere while learning something new. You will leave with a beautiful completed painting.

Each month you will be introduced to the techniques of watercolor painting.  Learn the basics as well as some advanced techniques of watercolor painting during 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 Wine and Watercolor at the Shemer!

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | July 19, 2018 | 1 session

$25 per person

Price: $25.00

Date: July 19, 2018

Available Spaces: 12

WW-16-18 Wine and Watercolor with John Erwin

JE Family Fun 1

 Wine and Watercolor with John Erwin

Join us for a fun night of watercolor painting with John Erwin.  Be surprised what you can learn in just a few creative hours.  Enjoy a lighthearted atmosphere while learning something new. You will leave with a beautiful completed painting.

Each month you will be introduced to the techniques of watercolor painting.  Learn the basics as well as some advanced techniques of watercolor painting during 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 Wine and Watercolor at the Shemer!

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | August 16, 2018 | 1 session

$25 per person

Price: $25.00

Date: August 16, 2018

Available Spaces: 17

BF-18-18 Encaustic for Beginners with Bela Fidel

ENCAUSTIC FOR BEGINNERS with Bela Fidel

In this two-day workshop students will become acquainted with the inherent luminosity of encaustic and the beauty of its layers, additions, subtractions and heat manipulation for special effects.

The curriculum includes:

Safety | Equipment and materials | Starting a painting from scratch | Learning to use the heat gun for maximum effectiveness | Collage |  Stencils | Stamps | Lines and Grooves | and more!

Techniques will be taught on the first day by demonstration by instructor and subsequent practice by student. On the second day students will be able to create their own original work in encaustics using the above techniques.

Thursday & Friday  |  10:00am - 4:00pm

August 30 & 31, 2018  |  2 days 

$210, plus $40 materials fee paid to the instructor on first day.

Price: $210.00

Date: August 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 10

WW-17-18 Wine and Watercolor with John Erwin

JE Family Fun 1

 Wine and Watercolor with John Erwin

Join us for a fun night of watercolor painting with John Erwin.  Be surprised what you can learn in just a few creative hours.  Enjoy a lighthearted atmosphere while learning something new. You will leave with a beautiful completed painting.

Each month you will be introduced to the techniques of watercolor painting.  Learn the basics as well as some advanced techniques of watercolor painting during 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 Wine and Watercolor at the Shemer!

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | September 13, 2018 | 1 session

$25 per person

Price: $25.00

Date: September 13, 2018

Available Spaces: 18

JGP-24 Introduction to Oil Painting with Julie Gilbert Pollard

If you have wanted to try out oil painting before investing in the supplies, this is the workshop for you! All paint, brushes and one small canvas, plus a few miscellaneous necessary painting supplies will be furnished for the day of the workshop*.  You will need to bring minimal supplies such as paper towels, apron, etc.  A list of supplies will be available upon registration.

Get your feet wet with a simple landscape using one of the methods featured in Julie’s most recent book Discover Oil Painting. 

There will be demos, exercises, critique and lots of painting time. All levels are welcome and encouraged to attend. The only prerequisite is an attitude of joy in the act of painting!

All Levels
Saturdays | September 22 & 29, 2018 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | 2 sessions

$210.  *No need to invest in oil painting supplies! Supplies for the day are available for a $15 fee

 

Price: $210.00

Date: September 22, 2018

Available Spaces: 12

WW-18-18 Wine and Watercolor with John Erwin

JE Family Fun 1

 Wine and Watercolor with John Erwin

Join us for a fun night of watercolor painting with John Erwin.  Be surprised what you can learn in just a few creative hours.  Enjoy a lighthearted atmosphere while learning something new. You will leave with a beautiful completed painting.

Each month you will be introduced to the techniques of watercolor painting.  Learn the basics as well as some advanced techniques of watercolor painting during 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 Wine and Watercolor at the Shemer!

All Levels
Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm | October 18, 2018 | 1 session

$25 per person

Price: $25.00

Date: October 18, 2018

Available Spaces: 18

BF-19-18 Encaustic Mixed Media with Bela Fidel

ENCAUSTIC MIXED MEDIA with Bela Fidel

In this 2-day workshop Bela brings her experience with many textural techniques incorporating art- and non-art-related materials. You will learn how they can be used with Encaustics, thus greatly enhancing the use of this fascinating medium.

You will be guided to express your interest in texture and varied materials by combining them and learning how each one of them expresses itself in your Encaustic work.

This class will expand your creative horizons and give you new ideas and possibilities in your work with Encaustic and other mediums.

Prior experience with Encaustics is a plus.

Wednesday & Thursday  |  10:00am - 4:00pm

November 6 & 7, 2018  |  2 days 

$210, plus $40 materials fee paid to the instructor on first day.

Price: $210.00

Date: November 6, 2018

Available Spaces: 10