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Figure Drawing (with Emily)
Ongoing 4th Saturday of the month 10:00am-1:00pm Teen/Adult $20 plus shared cost of model Join Emily for these ongoing monthly figure drawing workshops. You will have the opportunity to work with a live model and learn how to depict form and volume while mastering the basics of proportion and gesture. Great option for college prep.
Saturday, March 9 1:00pm-3:00pm, ages Teen and Adult (sharp tools will be used) $20 per person Registration closes Wednesday, March 6 Use paint, nails, eye-hooks and more to create these miniature house ornaments, for year round adorable decoration. Add one to a house warming gift, set one on your mantle, hang one on your key chain... endless fun and cuteness abound! All materials included to make 2-3 houses dependent on 2 hour workshop.
Saturday, March 16, 1-3pm Registrations close on Wednesday, March 13 Teen/Adult $15 Flat ornaments for beginners! Learn the basics of layering wool roving and using felting needles to create 2 unique felted ornaments. A variety of shapes, colors and decorative touches really express your creative side ! All materials included and teen through adult beginners please, as sharp needles are used. 2 ornaments are the goal, given the 2 hour workshop time allotment. Sign up today and learn the new, relaxing skill of needle felting.
Saturday, March 30, 1-3pm Registrations close on Wednesday, March 27 Teen/Adult $20 per person Create cute felted eggs perfect for a spring or Easter decoration. In the 2 hour workshop you can create up to 5 small eggs on decorative sticks, complete with bows. Materials included for 2-5 eggs, amount determined by the 2 hour timeframe. Adults only due to needle tools being used. Workshop maximum is 8 people, register today!
Tuesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 17, 6:00-9:00pm Registrations close on Friday, April 12 Teen/Adult $80 plus materials Do you have experience with oil painting? Need a little help with a piece in progress? This workshop will help you go over some of the basics such as how to better set up your pallet, the best medium to use, mixing colors, and generally refreshen a work in progress. For advances beginners who want to use oil paint better for veterans who want to get back into the mix; this workshop will be personalized to the members of the class. MSA does not provide materials for this class. Students should bring their own materials from home. Suggested materials list.
Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22, 6:00-9:00pm Registrations close on Friday, May 17 Teen/Adult $80 Do you have unfinished painting crying out for a fresh eye and a few suggestions? This workshop will offer ideas on artworks you bring in to work on - allowing you time and space to finish these pieces; either through a numbered step by step plan on saving it or some surrealist exercises in exploring the subconscious to find new ways of creating. Or, if it's unsaveable, cutting and collaging it into something new or gessoing over it to start again. An opportunity to paint, get feedback or works in progress, make plans, and use the deadline to finish the painting. MSA does not provide materials for this class. Students should bring their own materials from home. Suggested materials list.