Pastel Workshop - Pasture Scene
Elissa will guide each student will learn the underpainting process, scrumbling, and different layering techniques. No experience necessary...only an interest to learn and have fun. Or an opportunity to fine-tune your skills. Elissa will paint with you and provide one on one instruction. Each Class you end up with an original 8 x 10 painting with a mat ready to frame. Bring a smock or clothes you don't mind getting messy. In these classes Elissa will be guide you through the process of how to create landscapes with soft pastels. She will also discuss perspective and how to create a scene so that it appears you are there in real life. Elissa Goldberg has taught children as well as adults the fine art of pastels. She has conducted a variety of workshops in both New Jersey as well as local venues.She is a member of the Pastel Society of America.
Elissa's Original and Reproductions are available in the Gallery
Pysanky - Egg Decorating Workshop
Create traditional Ukrainian pysanky Learn how to make Easter eggs in the Ukrainian tradition, using the batik or lost wax method.All supplies will be provided. Christine will guide through all the steps of transforming a plain egg into a work of art!This is a centuries-old technique, and you will learn about the symbols used. The basic process is drawing using a "kistka" with melted beeswax on the egg in consecutive dying of colors, from light to dark. The wax preserves each color it covers. Once the final dye is applied, all the wax is removed by melting it with a candle flame and removing with a tissue. One Ukrainian star design will be demonstrated to the class. Variations are welcome! Materials: eggs, kitska, dyes, wax and instruction will be provided to make one or two Pysanky, during the class. Students will keep their kitska tool and the beeswax so that they can continue to make Pysanky style eggs at home foa all occassions.Information on where to obtain materials is also provided.
Painting with Wool Workshops
Pottery Painting Workshop
In this pottery painting workshop with Maddy Made Pottery, you will have the opportunity to paint a ready made mug with fun designs of your choice. You will use colorful underglazes to decorate the surface of your mug, Maddy will then take the mugs back to her studio to fire them. They will be available for pick up about 3 weeks after the class at the Gallery. Maddison's pottery is available at the Gallery mugs, soap dishes, vases and more!
Floral - Wet Felting Workshop
Prepare to Plein Air - Workshop - Water Lilies after Monet
POLYMER CLAY BIRD ORNAMENTS
Eileen's whimsical polymer clay creations are available at the Gallery
Precious Metal Clay Workshop -Dogwood Blossom
Redware Sgraffito Plate Workshop
Woodburning and Watercolor Workshop
Students will pick out design and using carbon paper, then transfer design to an oval piece of basswood. Donna will guide students to w burn the image into the wood using several styles of wood burners. Upon completion of the burning, students will color the piece using watercolor paints. Once dry, students will spray piece with a coat of shellac to preserve.