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Please register and pay online, or at the Art House, in advance of the start of the class/workshop! Classes must be paid for in full before the class starts for you to be registered. For more information and supply lists, please email Cathy Green.

ADULT WORKSHOPS

ACRYLIC POURING

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With Kaye Mero-

Thursday, March 7 (one-day workshop) 12:30-3:30

Saturday, March 23 (one-day workshop) 1:00-4:00

Thursday, April 18 (one-day workshop) 12:30-3:30

Thursday, May 9 (one-day workshop) 12:30-3:30

Saturday, May 18 (one-day workshop) 1:00-4:00

Cost: $35- per person or $60- adult with child (8 years and up.)

Please bring 3- 8"x10" (or smaller) canvases. Paint included. Optional ornaments, coasters etc. available for purchase during the class.

Please dress appropriately. Acrylic Pouring can be messy!

A variety of acrylic pouring techniques are taught during each workshop. Techniques vary by workshop. This is a fun workshop that doesn’t require any experience. Just a desire to be creative with color, and have fun! Paintings will need to be left at the Art House to dry, and picked up the following week. **In addition to using canvases during these upcoming classes, ornaments, tile coasters, notecards etc. will be available from the instructor for an additional minimal fee to create pourings on for the holiday season**.



WATERCOLOR PAINTING workshops

 
 

With Stephanie Sullivan-

Tuesday, February 26 thru April 9- (6 weeks- no class April 2) 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.

Tuesday, February 26 thru April 9- (6 weeks- no class April 2) 1:00p.m.-3:00p.m.

Cost: $138- per session. Ages 16 and up. (Class size limited to 5)

Supply List available upon registration.

Stephanie is passionate about art and her enthusiasm for painting is passed onto her students. This workshop is for beginners and beyond.


ACRYLIC PAINTING workshops

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With Stephanie Sullivan-

Wednesday, February 27 thru Wednesday, April 10 (6 weeks- no class April 3) 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.

Cost: $138- per session. Ages 16 and up. (Class size limited to 5)

Supply List available upon registration.

Stephanie is passionate about art and her enthusiasm for painting is passed onto her students. This workshop is for beginners and beyond.



OPEN STUDIO WITH CHRISTY HAYES

 
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Thursday’s, 10:00-12:00, March 21 thru May 16 (8 weeks- no class April 4)

Cost: $80- per 8 week session

Adults 16 & Older. (Minimum 4 students)

Christy’s Description: If you are just beginning, or getting back to painting, come join us in a fun studio atmosphere class. You will work at your won pace and paint what you want. The Instructor will be there to guide you and answer questions. Open to all skill levels, beginner to advanced, working in any medium you wish. Bring your own supplies. (If using Oil Paints, please use odorless products.)


Oil painting-”building blocks of successful landscape paintings”

 
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With Gary Baughman-

Friday, March 8 thru April 19 (6 weeks- no class April 5) 9:00a.m.-12:00a.m.

Cost: $140- per session. Ages 18 and up. (Class Size limited to 6.)

Supply List available upon registration.

Description: A six-week course designed for beginning to intermediate oil painters. This class will be fine tuned to the experience levels of the students. We will be building new skills each week and drawing upon skills from prior weeks’ lessons. If you’re new to oil painting or experienced- but frustrated by previous painting experiences and/or feel you’re not improving- this class is for you. We will be working “alla prima” on smaller canvases, 9x12 or 11x14. Students will be participating in various “painting exercises” with lots of coaching at their easel. Instructor will demo. A Focus on Composition, Shape, Value, Color and Edges will be emphasized. Plus a lot more!


MANDALA PAINTING CLASS

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With Paula Seguel-

Coming again soon.

Cost: $55- per person. Ages 17 and Over. (Class size 6)

All supplies included.

Course Description: In this class you will be creating your won mandala and will then add color to it. The instructor will discuss the history, technique and meanings of mandalas, colors etc. Music is also an important part of this process…This class is for beginners and beyond. Come prepared to relax and enjoy yourself while creating your own unique piece.


Oil Painting Workshop (Bob Ross Style)

With Cat Nibarger-

 
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Saturday, March 9- 1:00-5:00PM

Cost: $60- per person. All Supplies Included. (Class size limited to 6)

Ages 16 and up or Age 10 and up if accompanied by an adult.

Cat’s Description: This is a one day oil painting class, using Bob Ross’s Wet on Wet painting technique. You will complete your very own painting with step by step instruction during this class. Please bring and apron or something to wear over your clothes- or wear something you don’t mind getting paint on. Please bring a bag lunch and a beverage. We will take a short lunch break. Water and a light snack will be provided.

PASTEL CLASS WITH FRANCOISE HARPER

 
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With Francoise Harper

Saturday, March 9, 10:00-12:00 (One Day Workshop) “Still Life”

Cost: $60-per person. All Supplies Included.

Ages 16 and up.

Francoise’s Descripton: SUNSET- Francoise will lead you to metamorphose a photograph of a sunset into an impressionistic masterpiece. STILL LIFE- Francoise will guide you in the creation of an impressionistic still life. She will teach you how to make your still life “alive”.

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP WITH SANDRA STROHSCHEIN

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Two-day workshop- Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16 & 17, 9:00AM-4:30PM each day

This workshop will be at the Rosenwald School- 4410 Cherokee Street, Acworth, GA (directly across the street from the Art House)

Cost: $190 per person (Minimum 12/Maximum 16 for workshop)

Supply List will be sent upon registration. Bring a beverage, snack and lunch.

Email questions to: sandystrohs@gmail.com. Sandra’s Website: sandrastrohscheinfineart.com

Sandra’s Description: “This two-day workshop will be in the studio and focused on my process of developing a painting from reference photos and still life. I place a strong emphasis is placed on inspiration, supported by solid composition and a carefully thought out plan. The end result in my own work is an appearance of casual looseness, however the fluidity is controlled and well intentioned. I will show different approaches depending on the subject matter providing reference photos to work from. I will be demonstrating 5 paintings covering landscapes, seascapes and florals. A basic understanding of watercolor is required. I am told that my classes are highly informative, helpful and humorous. come prepared to learn, paint and laugh!”

Jewelry making with ginny Mintz

 
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Coming Again Soon!

Cost: $60 per person All Supplies Included.

Ginny is an experienced silversmith and jewelry designer, who is passionate about what she does and wants to share it! She will provide the tools for the class as well as show you how to use them.

Course Description: this class introduces you to the art of jewelry chain maille. You will learn about wire, it’s properties and how to make and use jump rings. The project for the 2/23 class will be making a bracelet with a 2-1 or 2-2 link design, covering different variations for the design including adding beads. We will also cover clasp and earring wire making to end our project. The project for the 3/2 class will be making a byzantine bracelet. Additional materials will be available for purchase during these classes if desired.

Email Ginny with questions at: ginnymintz@bellsouth.net


DRAWING CLASS WITH EDWIN ANGULO

 
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Fridays, March 8 thru April 28, 1-3PM (8 weeks)

Cost: $136 per person. Supply list required. (Minimum 4/Maximum 8in class)

Course Description: This theoretical and practical course will help beginner and medium level students learn to draw, but the most important thing is to have fun! We will review various drawing techniques and basic principles. You will practice with the essentials and find which one will suit your interests. What is required is your own desire to draw, the normal use of our senses and constant practice. To start a deeper investigation into the visual world, we will comment along the way about some history of these beautiful and amazing techniques.


French Custom Matting…Thinking out of the box

with Valerie Gaudemer-Maker

 
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Saturday, March 16- 10AM-1PM

Cost: $75.00 per person. (Minimum 3/Maximum 8)

PLEASE BRING: a favorite 8x10 and /or 5x7 photo or memorabilia to use in the workshop, a metal triangle and a Matte Knife with NEW blades**

Valerie is a French Artist, born in Paris, who has lived in the US for 20 years. While starting her international career in the industry, she learned the art of matting and framing. After custom matting/framing many pieces for friends and family, she learned watercolor painting and custom matted her own pieces, extending the subject with watercolor painting onto the mat. She also uses a combination of photographs with French custom matting and watercolor painting.

Course Description: In this 1 day workshop you will learn some basic custom-matting skills to make a special photo or any memorabilia look even more special, by adding depth and color to it with a bevel/filet(s) combination (watercolor painting on top mat optional). All paper and cardboard supplies included.

TIN CAN PAPER MAKING AND PAPER CASTING

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With Laurel Bower

Saturday, March 23, 9:00-12:00 (One Day Class)

Cost: $35- per person All Supplies Included.

Laurel’s Description: this is a one day class of paper making and paper casting. Laurel will demonstrate the process and then help each person with their own pieces. Please dress appropriately…It can be MESSY! Please bring a “cookie sheet” with sides or a flat type box or container to transport your pieces home at the end of class.

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP WITH GARY CURTIS

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Two-day Workshop- Saturday and Sunday, March 30 & 31, 9:30AM -4:00PM each day

This workshop will be at the Rosenwald School- 4410 Cherokee Street, Acworth, GA (directly across the street from the Art House)

Cost: $190 per person (Minimum 10/Maximum 16 for workshop)

Supply List will be sent upon registration. Bring a beverage, snack and lunch.

Email questions to :garydcurtis47@comcast.net Gary’s Website: GaryCurtisWatercolors.com

Workshop Description: The exciting and often challenging mediam of watercolor will be explored in this workshop win an emphasis on sound art fundamentals. Students will learn how to control watercolor, which is commonly thought to be elusive with a mind of its own. Whatever skill level you are at, you will see your work grow as you discover new directions in color and composition. Through demonstrations, lecture and individual critique you will experience a different approach to this provocative medium. We will finish a painting approximately 10”x14” that can be matted and framed in a standard “16x20”.

CHILDREN AND YOUTH WORKSHOPS

WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASS

With Stephanie Sullivan-

 
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Friday, March 8 thru April 19- (6 weeks- no class April 5) 5:00p.m.-6:30p.m.

Cost: $120- per session. Ages mature 10 and older. (Class size limited to 5)

Supply List available upon registration.

Stephanie is passionate about art and her enthusiasm for painting is passed onto her students. This workshop is for beginners and beyond.


ACRYLIC POURING

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With Kaye Mero-

Saturday, March 23 (one-day workshop) 1:00-4:00

Saturday, May 18 (one-day workshop) 1:00-4:00

Cost: $60- Adult with Child (8 years and up)

Please bring 3- 8"x10" (or smaller) canvases per person. Paint included. Optional ornaments, coasters etc. available for purchase during the class.

Please dress appropriately. Acrylic Pouring can be messy!

A variety of acrylic pouring techniques are taught during each workshop. Techniques vary by workshop. This is a fun workshop that doesn’t require any experience. Just a desire to be creative with color, and have fun! Paintings will need to be left at the Art House to dry, and picked up the following week. **In addition to using canvases during these upcoming classes, ornaments, tile coasters, notecards etc. will be available from the instructor for an additional minimal fee to create pourings on for the holiday season**.


TIN CAN PAPER MAKING AND PAPER CASTING

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With Laurel Bower

Saturday, March 23, 9:00-12:00 (One Day Class)

Cost: $60- for child with adult (children ages 8 or older)

All Supplies Included.

Laurel’s Description: this is a one day class of paper making and paper casting. Laurel will demonstrate the process and then help each person with their own pieces. Please dress appropriately…It can be MESSY! Please bring a “cookie sheet” with sides or a flat type box or container to transport your pieces home at the end of class.