Michelle Vezina Peterlin
ADULT MORNING CLASSES – June 3 thru July 19, 2013 - No class the week of July 1st
Tuesday: Painting Potpourri with Jane Sellier, Studio , 8:30 – 10:30am. This is an opportunity to try several different mediums before deciding which ones to pursue. This class is an introduction to watercolors, soft pastels and acrylics as painting mediums and requires no previous art experience. The only requirement is the desire to learn about painting. All materials are supplied so all you have to do is come and enjoy learning about the process of painting by following step-by-step instructions. $95 including supplies, $85including supplies, for Family Members and above.
Pottery with Maria Spies, Studio 3, Tuesday Morning, 8:30 – 10:30, $95, $85 Family Members & above Tuesday Evening, 5:30 – 8:30pm $130, $120 Family Members & Above. A pottery class you can enjoy whether you’re a pro or just beginning to study clay. Maria will help you make pots for everyday living! Use the wheel or hand building will bring your ideas to life. Each class covers a demonstration by Maria and one-on-one help with each of your projects. Bring an old towel, notebook and pencil. Includes 25 lbs. of clay.
Wednesday: Introduction to Oil Painting with Ted Burn, Studio 4, 8:30 – 10:30am. $85, $75 for Family Members and above. We will start with the basics, drawing and then build into composition. We will then discuss color mixing and begin our oil painting! This class is designed to get the beginner familiar with oil painting. We will use a basic palette of cadmium red medium, cadmium yellow light and cerulean blue with black and white. We will work on 8x10” canvases so you will be able to complete a few paintings during the course. Come join the fun and learn to paint with oils! You will also need Master Touch natural bristle brushes 1/4” and ½” and a tablet of paper palettes.
A Summer Treat with Frances Fontaine, Wednesday and Friday mornings, 8:30 – 10:30, $95, $85 Family Members and above. Short and sweet, like a summer treat! This class will focus on the basics of painting with light and color. Start with great subject matter and learn to “see” and mix correct colors, make your lights shine and finish up with beautiful paintings. Goals for each class are negotiable, group input encouraged! Class will meet the weeks of June 3rd, June 17th, July 8th only. Oils or acrylics welcome.
Thursday: Pottery with Maria Spies, Studio 3, Thursday Morning 8:30 – 10:30am, $95, $85 Family Members and above. A pottery class you can enjoy whether you’re a pro or just beginning to study clay. Maria will help you make pots for everyday living! Use the wheel or hand building will bring your ideas to life. Each class covers a demonstration by Maria and one-on-one help with each of your projects. Bring an old towel, notebook and pencil. Includes 25 lbs. of clay.
Beginning Sketching/Drawing with Jane Sellier, Studio , 8:30 – 10:30am, $85, $75 for Family Members and above. We’ll start from scratch – doodling first, sketching next and then drawing. A little color is nice so we’ll add watercolors, crayons or pastels. No previous drawing experience is required so come and join the fun.
Saturday: Watercolor Workshops with Kathy Sheppard, 9:00 – 2:00pm, Studio 5. $45 per class. Ages 14 and above welcome!!
June 22nd Collage & Other Things!
June 29th Card Making – Create your own cards from what you have learned in previous classes
Color and Composition Workshop with Michelle Vezina Peterlin July 30 and 31st, 9:00 – 3:00pm
Join exhibiting artist Michelle Vezina Peterlin in her two day workshop that will focus on color and composition. Students will work from still life set ups, learn to block in color and build up layers of color to create depth and intensity in your paintings. This is a flexible class during which you will complete one painting, possibly more depending upon the size of canvas you choose. Students may work in watercolor, acrylics, pastels, colored pencils. Prior drawing experience is required. Visit Michelle’s work at michellevezinapterlin.com. Michelle will be exhibiting her work at the Eastern Shore Art Center in July 2013. $195, $180 Family Membership.
The Perfect Handle, Lid & Spout with Maria Spies August 24 and 25, 10:00 – 4:00pm
Define your work with the proper handles, lids and spouts. This exciting hands-on workshop inspires the attendee to achieve aesthetic transcendence with the utilitarian elements of the ceramic form. Students will learn the importance of balance and proportion of the handle, lid or spout to achieve the perfect piece as well as utilitarian function. $225, $210 Family Membership.
Luminous Passages Workshopin Oils or Acrylics with Ron Thomson Aug. 23-24, 9:00-4:00
Cost: $195.00, $180.00 Family Members and Above
What: We will begin with drawing exercises directly on our canvas. We will focus on how light describes our world. Form and color developed upon this frame work will emphasize the power light has to unify our paintings!! I would love the opportunity to share how some simple exercises and a way of looking at the world can help the artist in you express the beauty of the world simply and directly.
For more information you can also call Ron Thomson at 251-586-2254 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
-Please bring your own oils or acrylic paints. I will also bring mine which you may use and we can experiment with the possibilities.
-16”x20” Canvas/ Palette and palette knife/ Jar of water(acrylics) or odorless mineral spirits (oils)
-White Hoghair Bristle Brushes in a range of sizes- I use Flat sizes 1, 2, 4, 8, 12
See link below for great deal on brushes!! www.aswexpress.com/art-supply/catalogs/0021505000000
You are welcome to bring your own photo....Make sure it has clear elements of light and shadow. I will also bring images you may use to paint from.
Designing Your Painting in Watercolor or Acrylics with Jo Patton, September 11, 12, 13, 9:00 – 3:00pm
Each person has their own unique sense of design, like handwriting. Over these three days, Jo will demonstrate how composing with color and value you can improve your paintings, accentuate your strengths and find your uniqueness. We will work from a still life set up or your own photos. $245, $230 Family Membership. Supplies: Sketchbook and 2b & 4b pencils. Watercolors: 140 lb. cold press paper, palette with large mixing area, suggested colors: New Gamboge, Aureolin, Quina Gold, Permanent Rose, Cadmium Red Light, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, Colbalt, Burnt Sienna, Thalo Blue & Green. Acyrlic Supplies: Canvas or gessoed paper, palette paper, suggested colors: Cadmium yellow light, Yellow orange, Cadmium red light or red orange, Permanent red, Quin. Red, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean blue, Aqua, Permanent green light, Burnt Sienna, Black Titanium White. $245, $230 Family Members and Above.
*Family Members or above
For more information call Melinda Hicks at 251.928.2228, ext. 107
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