389 SW Scalehouse Ct., Ste. 120, 541-330-8759, www.atelier6000.com
Weekend encaustic class, Layering Prints in Encaustic, October 4-5. A6 Artist Member Ron Schultz will guide participants through a session on monoprinting to create textural and abstract prints. These prints become the raw materials for the following day’s session on encaustic.
313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend
Register: artscentraloregon.org/artstation.php, 541-617-1317
Creative Juices Series: Art &Wine: Impasto Painting with Brittaney Toles
Thursday, September 25, 5:30-8:30pm,$50
We want you to explore impasto painting with us at the Art Station this month. Learn to create an image that literally comes off the canvas through various impasto techniques and some wine. All supplies, two glasses of wine and light appetizers included.
Oil Painting Basics with Sue Wilhelm
Monday, Sept. 15-Oct. 27, 5:30-8:30pm, $180
Practice the basics of oil painting. This is a great class for new oil painters, those who would like to refresh basic knowledge and techniques or those who want assistance with representational painting.
GOLDEN Mix Media Mania Workshop With Corrine Loomis Dietz
Sunday, Sept. 28, 11am-4pm, $95
An acrylic mix-up with paint, mediums, gels, grounds and your drawing tools! Investigate, experiment and invent with an assortment of GOLDEN acrylic paint and mediums!
Drawing from Nature with Christine Elder
SA-SU, Sept. 6-Sept.14, 10am-4 pm, $150
Sketch what you see outdoors! This is an opportunity to explore the basic building blocks of sketching in pencil, pen and watercolor that will enable you to accurately record your observations of the natural world.
ART IN THE MOUNTAINS
August 4 - 8, Gil Dellinger
Turning Plein Air Sketches into Great Paintings, intermediate to advanced. $695
August 11 - 15, David Lobenberg
California-Vibe Watercolor Portraiture, studio, beginning to intermediate, $595, limit 20.
Shake it up with David Lobenberg. Apply watercolor with splatters, swabs, slaps, splats and slashes to that portrait you’ve be waiting to paint or use one of David’s outline drawings. Come flood, blossom and create textures with a style that is about gesture, expressive color, soft transparency and hard opacity. You’ll paint several studies with step-by-step demonstrations from painting start to painting finish.
August 18 – 22, Karen Rosasco
Abstraction By Design (using fluid acrylics and collage) - studio, beginning to advanced, $695
Discover eight different innovative ways to begin an abstract painting the first two days of this exciting experimental workshop. Spend the next three days concentrating on finishing the paintings abstractly or semi-realistically with compositional design solutions, developing your own personal symbolism and creating unity! Karen will guide you daily with informative demonstrations and individual and/or group critiques.
August 25 - 29, Lian Quan Zhen
East Meets West, studio, beginning to advanced $625, limit 20
Strengthen your artwork with the limitless creative possibilities of Chinese and watercolor painting. Lian will teach his approach on design, composition and color with clear, practical easy-to-follow demonstrations and instruction. The first two days, you will practice “Chinese Brush Painting” in a spontaneous style and then in detail. The following three days, your skills will continue to develop with Lian’s one-of-a-kind color pouring, blowing and blending method. Participate in helpful critiques as he takes you step by step through several paintings.
BRAD GOLDPAINT NIGHT SKY PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS
Landscape Astro-Photography taught by award-winning artist and experienced instructor Brad Goldpaint. Five-day Central Oregon Tour, September 17-21. This workshop covers several iconic locations within the Cascade Range. All wilderness destinations offer a rich and complex backdrop, illuminated under a starry night. Cost $1,595 per person three spaces remaining. Workshops are structured around all skill levels from beginners to professional photographers desiring to learn more about capturing the night sky. Limited class sizes allows me to provide you with the best learning environment possible. My goal is to provide you with expert guidance, instruction and personal attention according to your learning styles-so I never bring my own cameras to a class! Visit website for more comprehensive details.
CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS
G. Russell Case, Plein Air
All mediums welcome, August 7-9 with reception at Mockingbird Gallery
REGISTRATIONS STILL AVAILABLE
Skip Lawrence, Artistic Explorations
All painting mediums welcome, Aug 18-22
FULL, waiting list available
David Kinker and James Sampsel, Plein Air Painting on the Wild & Scenic Rogue River
Lodge-to-lodge rafting & plein air painting trip. All artists and significant others welcome
August 31 to September 5
REGISTRATIONS STILL AVAILABLE
Colley Whisson, Modern Impressionism In Action
Oil & acrylic, October 17-20
REGISTRATIONS STILL AVAILABLE
Contact: Sue Manley, 541-408-5524,
JEFFREY MURRAY PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS
Experience the majestic beauty of Central Oregon and enhance your photographing skills by participating in a group photography tour taught by professional landscape photographer, Jeffrey Murray. Participants will experience one-on-one guidance as well as group instruction while in various wilderness locations surrounding Bend. In between location shooting, we invite participants back to the Jeffrey Murray Gallery in downtown Bend to engage in our casual Q&A. Group workshops start at $246 per person for one or two-day tours. Visit our website for more details.
Dates: August 16 – 17, cost $436
August 23, cost $246
SERIOUS ABOUT PLEIN AIR PAINTING? CONTACT NORMAHOLMES.COM
Workshop Sisters, August 4-5, 9am-3pm
Workshop Sisters, September 17-18, 9am-3pm
Norma will demonstrate on location with dry pastel, explaining her process, color and composition. Attendees will receive special instruction at their easels. Class limited to eight students, beginners to advanced.
Upon concluding either or both workshops, students are invited to an artist’s table dinner at the Open Door and an opportunity to hang your best plein air paintings at Clearwater Gallery on the evening of Sept. 18.
PAINTING VACATIONS IN SPAIN, FRANCE, WASHINGTON & OREGON WITH CINDY BRIGGS
SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY
Watch for announcements of exciting classes to begin in October, with instructors to include well-known artists, including David Kinker, Marty Stuart and Joey Van Blokland.
WATERCOLOR PAINTING IN OREGON’S HIGH DESERT