WORKSHOPS (2-3 HOURS, ONE SESSION)
Still Life Painting with pastel (soft chalks)
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 still life painting. Sanded pastel paper ($2) will be available at the class. All other supplies will be furnished. Saturday, January 26, 1:30-4:30pm. Register on claendar page. We need five students to run this class. $36 per person.
ZENTANGLE, BEYOND BASICS
Various dates, 6:30pm-8:30pm. $26. Learn to make intricate patterns, one step at a time. Certified instructor, Pam Signorelli, teaches new tangles on imaginative projects.
LADIES ART NIGHTS
Occasional Mondays, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Jen Blake leads the way into fun crafts, several times per month. Check on facebook.com/articipateinberkley or HERE. $21-$36. Materials included. BYOB.
GLASS FUSION FRIDAYS
One Friday each month, the glass workshop meets and make something wonderful. The kiln fired pieces will be ready within four days. $36. Taught by Pam Signorelli.
INTRO TO ART
Low Pressure, High Pleasure: Intro to Art begins again on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Try acrylic painting, watercolor painting, oil painting, 2 drawing sessions plus a short drawing practice each week to develop skills and comfort. 5 weeks, $119. Includes all materials. Class size limited to 8 students. Register HERE.
ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASS
Liz Frankland will demonstrate how to create a scene that is loose but realistic in style, and how to find the point where detail can be expressed accurately yet abstract. Students are asked to bring 2-3 inspirational images to work from and will leave at the end of the class with their own painting. And don’t worry about a cluttered photo! Frankland will help students navigate what to highlight and minimize in the final work. Wednesday evenings, beginning again on January 9, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm. Register HERE. A materials list will be provided to registered students prior to class.
Steve Gamburd created a 5 week class for students to learn and practice techniques of the watercolor medium. In each session you will experiment, learn and practice your new skills. A materials list will be sent to registered students. $115 per person. beginning January 10. 7:0pm-9:00pm. Register HERE.
DRAWING & DESIGN
Translating 3D objects into a still life drawing requires use of perspective and value. But creating a satisfying drawing requires elements of design and composition. Dan Keller returns to Articipate to teach this 5 week drawing class on Thursday afternoons, 12:30pm-2:30pm. Dan is an experienced teacher and artist who has taught at WSU, CCS and BBAC. $120, includes materials. Class begins Jan. 10, limited to 10 students.
Want a more private place to explore you art quest? Call and arrange private lessons; one hour, $30. 1.5 hours $40. Deb Kobayashi, teacher.
ART IN THE AFTERNOON
Choose your medium: paper mache, print making, glass fusion, fabric collage, abstract painting, sculpture using paper, wood, wire, Notan paper craft, mandalas, origami, watercolor lesson, collage creation, build a mobile, mosaic magic… Your choice: $25 per session. Please call ahead.
MOM & ME TUESDAYS
Drop in with your child and paint together; Selfies? vacation memory? Have a few laughs together. We’ll give you each a frame for your art. $12 per person. Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Please call the studio, 248-812-9022 to check on the Saturday schedule. Sometimes, Saturdays are reserved for workshops and parties.
SUNDAY SPECIAL SPACE
Yes, we’re now open on Sundays! Studio time is yours! Bring whatever you’re working on or start something new. Creating in a shared space breaks up the isolation of creating alone. Refreshing! If you supply your own materials-$10.
Past & Future Offerings
Make a comment if you’d like to take these classes:
Tuesdays, 6:00-9:00pm, beginning June 26th. Drawing the human figure has long been a staple for artists. With gesture and form drawings in this 6 week class, we will also look at perspective, composition and value. Experienced teacher and artist, Dan Keller has taught at WSU, CCS and the BBAC. Five of the classes will have a live model. $169, includes cost of model. Begins June 26.
PAPER MACHE´ CLASS
You will love the shapes and versatility of paper maché! It’s a satisfying process; the construction or molding of an armature, the draping and smoothing of paste soaked paper, then the decoration and painting of the hardened shell. Give it a try. Five weeks, Wednesdays, all materials included, $115. Begins 7/11/18. 7:00-9:00pm. Class size limited to 8 people.
*cancelation policy on all workshops (one session) and classes (multi-sessions): a refund will be offered if the cancelation is made at least 24 hours in advance of first (or only) class.