Art Class for Kids

June 24, 11:00am.  This book inspired an art class for kids.  It offers a great variety of media and cuteness. Of course, you can enhance your summer at home by buying the book and follow along.  But if you want a group setting without any fuss, bring your little ones, age 5 through 9 to Articipate.  Taught by Deb Kobayashi and helper. $90 per session. Mondays, 11:00am-12:30pm. There are two (each different) 5 week sessions:
  • Session one: June 24-July 22
  • Session two: July 29-August 26.

Please call with any helpful information about your child or any questions.

Pastel Painting Workshop

July 28, 1:30-4:30pm.

Mary Jane Erard, pastel artist and teacher, will conduct a 3 hour workshop in which you will learn how to use these soft chalks to create a waterfront and boat painting. Sanded pastel paper ($2 but free for fathers on Father’s Day) will be available at the class. All other supplies will be furnished. This workshop is for everyone, but especially for fathers. Five students are required to run this class. $36.

 

Figure Drawing: 5 weeks

Mondays, 6:00-9:00pm. Drawing the human figure has long been a staple for artists. With gesture and form drawings in this 5 week class, we will look at the structure of the head, two-dimensional shape relationships, and value. Experienced teacher and artist, Dan Keller has taught at WSU, CCS and the BBAC. All of the classes will utilize a live model throughout.  $165, includes cost of model. Specific dates are: 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/29, and 8/5. (no class 7/22).

Caregiver Renewal Class

June 22, 11:00am.; three week class.

This is an invitation to caregivers, (paid or unpaid) to join Terry Ford Holcomb for a short series of art explorations.  Need a relaxing, guilt free break from the day to day tasks of taking care of a loved one? Come and join us.  No art experience needed.  $36 for 3 sessions: Saturdays at 11:00am to 12:15 pm, June 22, June 29 and July 6.

In the Gallery

Articipate is pleased to display Mary Jane Erard’s pastel paintings its gallery. An award winning artist, her works in soft pastel, are mostly rural landscapes of the US and Europe. She is a juried member of the Pastel Society of America. Come and see twenty-one paintings, all beautifully framed and priced to sell (until June 16th)

Why collect art? You can brighten your home, express yourself, support art and artists, live your values and love yourself a little more! Buy some art!

Mary Jane Erard

How to get to art:

Some people love playing with color, some are attracted to shapes and shadows.  Others like the challenge of realism.  No matter.  However you arrive is the best way.  Choose your path, but take a step.

Read about art classes at Articipate. HERE

 

Intro to Art

June 4, 7:00-9:00pm  Where does one start to study art? Copying the masters is an age old practice to learn painting AND it’s a fun way to learn about color mixing and acrylic paints in our first class. In 5 weeks, we’ll explore watercolor painting, acrylic painting, oil painting, plus a short drawing practice each week to develop skills and comfort. Come and dip your brush into the world of art. Low pressure, high pleasure. Tuesdays, $123 per person, includes materials. Class size limited to 10 students, 5 students minimum to hold this class.

Sakura Painting

May 24, 6:00-8:00pm. Celebrate spring renewal by painting traditional Japanese style cherry blossoms with watercolor inks.  Measures 12″ x 4.5″.  In keeping with Japanese style, you’ll be carving your own personal stamp, called a Hanko.  $30 per person, includes all materials. Register.

Ladies Art Night: Barn Quilt

May 20, 7:00-9:00pm, Instead of fabrics, we’ll be using 12″ x 12″ wooden panels pre-routed traditional quilt designs. Have fun making color choices and watching your quilt take shape. These look great inside or hung outside in your favorite garden spaces (you will need to seal them and hang them in a somewhat protected spot). $26 per ticket, 18 seats available for this workshop. All materials will be provided. You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks and beverages. Come create with us and enjoy a fun evening out!