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Workshops

November 2014 Workshops

AZILLION BEADS
910 NW Harriman, Suite 100, Bend. 541-617-8854
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Beginning Wire Wrapping
Friday, November 7, 10am-12pm $25 + materials
Learn how to make loops and twists with tools and wire while creating an original bracelet and earrings. (Kit available).
Beginning Stringing
Friday, November 7, 12:30-2:30pm 25 + materials
Learn basic design guidelines; make (or repair) single-strand necklace with choice of clasp or chain.
Just Earrings
Friday, November 7, 3-5pm $25 + materials
Make earrings using briolettes, chandelier findings, hoops and chain. Take home at least three pairs of different styles of earrings.
Ndebele
Saturday, November 8, 1-4pm $45 + materials
The Ndebele motif is a zigzag pattern of short parallel slanted rows of seed beads that line up in one direction and down in another. The zigzag motif is an ancient design which can be traced back to Egyptian gold chains and textiles. Ndebele bead stitch can be worked flat, tubular, and as a spiral tube. Also known as herringbone stitch, you can find many interesting jewelry patterns for necklaces, bracelets, earrings and other decorative uses for this beading technique.
Advanced Cabochon Caging
Sunday, November 9, 1-4pm $55 + Cabochon
Advance your wire caging skills and learn how to use multiple round wires and half-round wire to create clean yet intricate wire frames on stone cabochons. Also, use contrasting colors (if desired) to pop elements of color into your wire wrapped pendant.
Beginning Wire Wrapping (Weaving)-Wire Wrapped Bracelet
Saturday, November 15, 11am-2pm $50 includes materials. Learn the basics of wire wrapping and micro wire weaving during this introductory three hour class. You will walk away with a finished wrapped bracelet.
Advanced Wire Wrapping - Bezel Wrapped Stone Pendants
Sunday, November 16, 12-5pm $65 + materials
Note: pre-requisite beginning wire wrapping class or equivalent experience needed. Learn how to make a custom pendant using wire wrapping and wire weaving techniques. This class will take you through measuring and constructing a wire bezel as well as creating a bale and wire sculpting. Multiple weaves will be discussed and you will walk out of class with a custom piece that is truly one of a kind created by you.
Chunky Funky Bangle with Sherry Lund
Saturday, November 22, 11am-1pm $45 + materials
Techniques: Kuchi coil bead, leaf link/dangle, coil spacers, wrapped in place copper tube bead, bangle form, texturing.
Findings and More! with Sherry Lund
Saturday, November 22, 2:30-5:30pm $45 + materials
Do you want to make your own earrings, bracelets or necklaces? If so this class is one you won’t want to miss. You will learn how to make your own ear wires, both decorative and simple. Also, learn how to make different connectors that you can put together for bracelets or necklaces. Learn the technique for making your own jump rings and then make them in various sizes to make your own chains. Working with wire is so much fun and when you know how to make the connectors and jump rings you will learn in this class you can create so many different pieces of jewelry.
Copper Tubing Bangle (Copper & Silver) with Sherry Lund
Sunday, November 23, 11:30am-2pm $45 + materials
Learn to make a simple and elegant copper tubing bracelet. Accent this piece with different materials such as sterling silver or brass for beautiful variations.
Riveted Bangle and Earrings with Sherry Lund
Sunday, November 23, 2:30-5:30pm $45 + materials
Working with wire to form bangle, texturing, making your own rivets and how to rivet. Riveting contrasting
metal to form earrings. How to make ear wires.
Viking Knit
Saturday, November 29 from 12-5pm $135 includes lunch and all supplies. Viking knit is a beautiful and ancient wire knitting technique, which dates back to the vikings! Learn this incredibly fascinating and intricate technique and explore the all the possibilities you can create!
Beading on a Loom
Sunday, November 30, 12-3pm $45 + materials
Learn how to use a loom and go home with a bracelet.
Private lessons available upon request.

 

THE ART OF ALFRED A. DOLEZAL
Eagle Crest Resort Village Square, 7525 Falcon Crest Drive, Ste. 100, Redmond, 434-989-3510, www.alfreddolezal.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Intermediate Drawing (mature teen & adults)
Thursdays 10am– 12pm, 4 weeks
Cost $150 (includes basic materials)
Advanced Drawing (mature teen & adults)
Saturdays 10am – 12pm, 4 weeks
Cost $175 (includes basic materials)
Oil Painting for Beginners
Wednesdays 2 – 4pm, 4 weeks
Cost $150 (includes basic materials)
Advanced Oil Painting
Fridays 2– 4pm, 4 weeks
Cost $175 (includes basic materials)
Open Drawing Studio (no commitment to attend regularly) ongoing every Friday, 10am–12pm. $60 Basic drawing materials supplied and complimentary mat.

 

ATELIER 6000
389 SW Scalehouse Ct., Ste. 120, 541-330-8759, www.atelier6000.com
Artist’s Leporello Book
Sat & Sun, Nov. 1 & 2, 9 am-Noon. Leporello books are constructed to create an accordion fold, which enables the book to stand upright and extend outward—and allows the viewer to examine the front and back of the book. These structural books are ideal for displaying a progression of images, a narrative or an evolution of thinking. This workshop begins with a session devoted to mapping out a visual plan and artistic strategy for a leporello book. Next, learn how to selectively crop sections of paintings, collage, drawings and original prints (including monoprints, letterpress, intaglio prints...even “failed” prints!) to create strong visuals and a sense of flow. A rewarding exercise for artists of all levels and mediums, this workshop helps you translate two-dimensional art into a compelling three-dimensional work.​
Instructor: Linda Piacentini-Yaple. $84 / $67 artist member, $30 supply fee
Drawing I
Sat, Nov. 8-22, 10am-1pm. Improve your drawing skills in pencil, charcoal and ink. Review specific technique choices for different types of drawing: mechanical, imaginative and still life. Practice drawing from observation, and address composition through the elements of design.​ Supply list. Instructor: Pat Clark. $126 / $100 artist member, $35 supply fee

 

ART STATION
313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend, artscentraloregon.org/artstation.php, 541-617-1317
Art & Wine: Fused Glass
Julia Christoferson, TH, Nov. 20, 5:30-8:30pm, $50
Explore the medium that is fused glass through the creation of a set of coasters or a plate! Learn about the variety of materials and potential projects available to glass fusers in a fun, relaxed environment! Two glasses of wine and light appetizers included in $50 registration; $48 materials fee.
Old School Oil Painting: Nature
Visiting Artist Rod Frederick, F, Nov. 21, 12-3pm, $95 Take a walk into nature with internationally renowned artist Rod Frederick. Explore oil painting through an old school approach that focuses on immersing oneself in their subject matter - in this case, nature. Open to all skill levels. All paints and tools will be supplied.
Pastel Workshop: Fundamentals of Pastel
Sondra Holtzman SA, Nov. 8, 12-3pm, $43
W, Nov. 19, 5:30-8:30pm, $43. This is the first of unique series of classes that will emphasize a spontaneous approach to soft pastels with an exploration of the medium and its many facets. Each week focuses on a different subject color studies and using ink on pastel.

 

CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS
Ted Nuttall, Watercolor Portraits
July 20-24, (15-20 students), July 27-31 (10 max students)
Marla Baggetta, Art Marketing Exposed! August 23
Marla Baggetta, Trees, Skies, Water
Pastel & oil, August 24 - 26
Colley Whisson, Modern Impressionism In Action
Oil & acrylic, September 1 – 4
Sue Manley, 541-408-5524, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.cascadefineartworkshops.com.

 

CINDY BRIGGS
Watercolors in France, Spain & Bend
Join Cindy Briggs for an artist’s retreat and workshop in Collioure, France “The City of Painters” May 10-16, 2015.  The paint Spain “Barcelona and the Costa Brava” May 3-10, 2015 is almost full. Cindy also teaches a variety of watercolor classes for all levels at The Art Station in the Old Mill District and at Broken Top Club. More information about tours and Bend area private and group watercolor workshops is available at www.CindyBriggs.com, www.MakeEveryDayAPainting.comThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Cindy at 541-420-9463.

 

THE WORK HOUSE
www.theworkhousebend.com, 50 SE Scott St.,Ste. 6, Bend. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Leah Rutz 503-853-9662
Basic Business Finances for Artists & Entrepreneurs
$60. Eilia Seip’s workshop on understanding business financials. With over six years experience in public accounting, Eilia will be covering main concepts such as balance sheets, income statements and specific items/ratios to look at to see how your business is doing and where it can improve. Quickbooks. Learn how to create/save specific financial reports; book income/expenses and track use of business bank accounts & credit cards and enter/pay vendor bills. Considerations on what the business owner can do to save time/fees paid to a professional, and what might be worth paying to have done.

Registration deadline- Sunday, November 2.
Sip N Dip with Karen Eland: Beer Series
$35. Saturday, November 8, 7-9pm. Basic painting techniques will be taught, explore beer as a medium, all while enjoying delicious, local beer from Worthy Brewing. All skill levels welcome, but you must be 21 or older.
Sip n Dip with Karen Eland: Coffee Series
$35
Sunday, November 9, 2-4pm. Dip your nose and your paintbrush into a delicious cup of coffee from Sparrow Bakery while artist, Karen Eland, walks us through creating beautiful images with this ingenious medium! Basic techniques will be taught and Karen will give one-on-one help too. Why not get a little creative over your Sunday coffee?
Encaustic Workshop
$85 Saturday, November 15, 11-1pm. Learn to paint with Wax! Encaustic painting is an ancient art form that artist Erin Kay teaches with a modern twist. All supplies are included just bring your ideas and an apron, it can get messy. You will leave with a finished 8X8 painting. Smiles and knowledge guaranteed. Registration deadline: November 13.

Raw Desserts for the Holidays
$35, Sunday, November 16, 3-5pm. Come and learn three recipes that you can layer together for an awesome dessert. Once you have these recipes down, the possibilities are endless. You will have the basis for creating your own beautiful and healthful tasty treats that reflect your artistic talents and use the ingredients that you especially love. The real beauty is that your treats will be free of chemicals and refined sugars and are gluten and dairy free products that are highly nutritious. Registration deadline-Friday November 14.

Encaustic Workshop
$85. Wednesday, November 19, 6-8pm. Learn to paint with wax! Encaustic painting is an ancient art form that artist Erin Kay teaches with a modern twist. All supplies are included just bring your ideas and an apron, it can get messy. You will leave with a finished 8X8 painting. Smiles and knowledge guaranteed. Registration deadline: November 17.

Creativity Lab: An Exploration of Self Through Mindfulness, Meditation and Artistic Journaling
$10, Thursday, November 20, 6-8pm. How can we use mindfulness mediation and art as a healing modality in our lives. In this class we will be exploring the deeper parts of ourselves through meditation and art. By allowing our subconscious or meditative states to express themselves through art. You will be using various mediums to create and explore. The end result is creating a healing art journal in which you can continue your practice. Please bring: any size art journal, smaller sized canvas, art pad etc. in which to create in or on.