Register online, stop by at 150 East 8th Street in Downtown Holland, or call 616.396.3278. Please read Class Policies when registering. Member prices are in parentheses.
Finding Beauty in the Brushstroke with Cat Pope Pack your brushes and journey across your canvas with purpose. We will be exploring dynamic brushwork and its importance in creating focused paintings with remarkable edges and implied texture. Students will learn valuable techniques that break boundaries— keeping their paintings “loose” with contrast, movement and visual personality. This oil workshop is open to students of all levels, but previous painting experience is recommended. Instructor demonstrations will begin each day, with class discussion and working time woven throughout the workshop. Class size is limited register early. Supply list upon registration. Ages 18 & up • three days • Friday August 16, Saturday August 17 & Sunday August 18 • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm • $335 ($315 for members) • REGISTER
Assemblage Sculpture Workshop Instructor: Lorma Freestone Express your creative self and learn how to design and artfully assemble interesting objects and ephemera into a meaningful work of art. You will learn a little history of the art form and the tricks and building techniques needed to create your own little word in the spirit of Joseph Cornell or Louise Nevelson. Lorma will provide some unique objects to select from, but we want you to bring your own memorabilia, doo-dads and junk drawer refugees as well. All other supplies will be included. Please bring a bag lunch. Ages 16 & up • 2 days • September 28 and 29 • Saturday, 10 am- 3:30 pm and Sunday, 12-4 pm • $125 members $135.00 non-members •REGISTER
Seascapes in Oil Instructor: Douglas David Capture the atmosphere and the wave of a seascape in this studio seascape painting workshop. Over a two day period, students will create several waves and exciting seascapes. The first day will be spent in the studio, reviewing Douglas’s palette, concepts for seascapes, and demonstration with follow along. The second day, students will start at the beach to study real waves and gather references to complete more paintings in the afternoon. Douglas will leave time for individual discussion and review and encourage students to work in their own style so that finished works are your own. See the full class overview, Douglas's biography, images of his work, and the class supply list here. Ages 18 & up • Friday & Saturday • October 4-5 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm • $350 REGISTER
Calligraphy Workshop Instructor: Jane Ewing A workshop designed for beginning and intermediate calligraphers who will receive step-by-step instructions to guide them in learning a gentle Gothic script using a traditional broad-edged pen.Pack a lunch to eat while watching Jane’s PowerPoint presentation on “The Fine Art of Calligraphy.” Materials included: pens, cartridges, paper, and exemplars. Saturday • October 6 • 10:00 - 4:00 pm • $95 non-members ($90 members) REGISTER
Holland Area Arts Council 150 East 8th Street Holland, Michigan 49423