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(10am - 1pm both Friday, January 3 and Saturday, January 4) We will create an abstract painting using symbols with an intention in mind (in this case words and symbols). This process will strengthen your composition and gestural drawing and keep your focus on shapes rather than color. Through this process you can create all kinds of compositions that will reflect your personality and character. See registration for supply list. Sign up today online!Find out more »
Art Alliance Winter 2020 Classes are up now online! Check them out here (find Adult Classes under the Session Search section and hit “Search”) Here is a PDF file of the classes for you to print out.Find out more »
Have you ever submitted photographs of your art to a jury for a show or to a print medium only to have your entry rejected because the photographs were not of a good enough quality for judging or reproduction? Then the Photographing Your Art workshop is for you. The workshop, co-sponsored by the Bellefonte Museum for Centre County and the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, will be held on two Saturdays in January—Jan. 11 at the Museum, 133 N. Allegheny…Find out more »
When you draw the same object (in this case a figure life model) over and over again you are visually communicating movement. The goal with this process is for you to be able to disconnect the left side of your brain which is the part that judges and analyses. You will be moving out of your comfort zone learning how to create new possibilities for your art. This process is helpful to represent motion, movements and repetition. The results are…Find out more »
Instructor(s) : Chris Bittner 814-404-7016, firstname.lastname@example.org Soapstone is a soft, natural stone that has been carved by people for thousands of years. In this class, students will start with a 12 pound chunk of soapstone and carve a piece of free-standing sculpture. We will utilize a variety of handtools such as chisels, rasps and sandpaper to perfect our sculpture. Join us in exploring this beautiful material. No prior experience is needed! Materials fee: $30 -- this covers the initial 12-pound stone. Required…Find out more »
This playful class will ask your inner critic to take a hike. Thus unweighted, we will embark together into an imaginative evening. Expect drawing and writing activities, some collaborative, inspired by the lessons of Lynda Barry, cartoonist, writer, and teacher. Through these activities, we'll create characters and discover their stories. Lynda Barry believes that there's a way of being that allows us to draw in a spontaneous way, with lines that are alive. Whether you're a trained artist, or you…Find out more »
(10am - 1pm both Friday February 7 and Saturday, February 8) In this 2 day workshop, you will create a black and white drawing following your intuition. Starting with marks and scribbles you will create a powerful three-dimensional artwork working only with charcoal and an eraser. Intuitive drawing teaches us that there is holy wisdom in allowing ourselves to be led and guided by whatever shows up on the page in front of us. To let go of the need…Find out more »
(9:30am-3:30pm on both Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15) Join Susan Nicholas Gephart, internationally recognized instructor and award winning painter who has been creating colorful, impressionistic landscapes over forty years. You will work in the medium of your choice and learn how to take your photos, plein air sketches, and studies and turn them into a successful studio painting. In this up-beat but relaxed Two-Day workshop, Susan welcomes all levels, and will inspire the beginner as well as the…Find out more »
(10am - 3pm both Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22) Welcome to this two day watercolor workshop where we will paint what surrounds us. It could be the beauty of the winter landscape, maybe you have pictures from your garden that you would like to paint. You are free to choose your own subject. I will demo the basic steps in watercolor painting, color mixing, how to create texture and how to create depth in a painting. Beginners are…Find out more »