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Workshops

October Workshops 2014

ALLOW . CREATE . FLOW - A WOMEN’S PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP
For all women who want to let their inner light shine brightly into the world, this workshop was made for you. Join Professional Life Coach and Artist Vicki Johnson, MS along with Certified Yoga Instructor and Artist Amy Turner, RYT200 as they guide you through a transformative workshop experience. You will be led through the age old practices of yoga and spontaneous, intuitive painting, allowing you to tap into your personal well of creative intuition and break through blocks that have been holding you back. What attendees gain from this workshop will positively translate to all aspects of life. Women of all ages, levels and abilities welcome. No experience necessary. Take your opportunity to be among the women at Allow . Create . Flow this fall to let your light shine...let’s have some fun! Friday, October 10, 6pm Saturday, October 11, 9am-4:30pm @ Sagebrushers Art Society in beautiful Bend, Oregon. Cost $125 + materials fee. Space is limited to 12 women ready to be ignited. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

THE ART OF ALFRED A. DOLEZAL
Eagle Crest Resort Village Square
7525 Falcon Crest Drive, Ste. 100, Redmond
434-989-3510, www.alfreddolezal.com,
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Ongoing Classes
Instructor: Alfred Dolezal
Intermediate Drawing (mature teen & adults) Thursdays 10 am– noon, 4 weeks
Cost $150 (includes basic materials)
Advanced Drawing (mature teen & adults)
Saturdays 10 am – noon, 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–noon. $60, Basic drawing materials supplied & complimentary mat.

 

ATELIER 6000
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.

 

ART STATION
313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend
artscentraloregon.org/artstation.php, 541-617-1317
Creative Juices Series
Art &Wine: Oil Painting with Rod Frederick
TH, Oct. 23, 5:30-8:30pm, $50
Gain an understanding of wildlife oil painting through the instruction of internationally renowned artist Rod Frederick. Students will address composition, contrast, color theory and painting techniques in a fun and relaxed environment! All supplies, two glasses of wine and light appetizers included.
Fused Glass Workshop: Working in Circles
Julia Christoferson
W, Oct. 22, 5:30-8:30pm, $38
Practice your circle cutting skills while extending your knowledge to create a shallow bowl. Continued cutting demonstrations and hands-on support will advance skill and idea development. $48 materials fee per project.
Figure Drawing with Mark Goheen
F, Oct. 10-24, 5:30-8:30pm, $108
Explore figure painting with a live model. Topics include anatomy and structure, lighting, palette set up, color arrangement, color mixing, brushwork and tips to optimize your ability to see and paint the figure in a convincing, expressive way.
Pastel Workshop: Fundamentals of Pastel
Sondra Holtzman
W, Oct. 15, 6-9pm, $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.

 

AZILLION BEADS
910 NW Harriman, Suite #100, Bend.
541-617-8854
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Beginning Wire Wrapping
Friday, October 3, 10am-12:00pm 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, October 3rd from 12:30-2:30pm 25 + Materials
Learn basic design guidelines; make (or repair) single-strand necklace w/choice of clasp or chain.

Just Earrings
Friday, October 3, 3-5pm 25 + Materials
Make earrings using Briolettes, Chandelier Findings, Hoops and Chain. Take home at least 3 pairs of different styles of earrings.

Square Knot Adjustable Bracelet
Wednesday, October 8, 12-1:30pm $25 + Materials
Learn how to use square knots to create an adjustable bracelets with or without beads.

Ladder (Wrap) Bracelet
Wednesday, October 8, 2-4pm $30 + Materials
Enjoy the technique of creating the popular and beautiful ladder wrap bracelet with leather and beads.

Kumihimo
Saturday, October 11, 1-4pm $45 + Materials
Learn this ancient Japanese art of cord-making by braiding thread using a loom.

Beginning Wire Wrapped CHARM BRACELET
Tuesday, October 14, 1-3pm $25 + Kit
Learn how to make loops and twists with tools and wire while creating an original charm bracelet. (Kit Available)

Beginning Wire Wrapping
Friday, October 17, 10am-12 25 + Materials
Learn how to make loops and twists with tools and wire while creating an original bracelet and earrings. (Kit Available)

Basic Caging of a Cabochon
Friday, October 17, 12:30-2:30pm $45 (Includes ALL Materials)
Learn how to create a basic wire cage, and simple bail on a stone cabochon. (Frame a stone as a pendant).

Beginning Stringing
Friday, October 17, 3-5pm 25 + Materials
Learn basic design guidelines; make (or repair) single-strand necklace w/choice of clasp or chain.

Advanced Cabochon Caging
Saturday, October 18, 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.

Intermediate-Advanced Cabochon Caging
Sunday, October 19, 12-5pm $125 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!

Let's End It All...the Leather that is
Tuesday, October 21, 1-3pm 30 + Materials
Learn multiple techniques to finishing leather projects.

Advanced Cabochon Caging
Wednesday, October 22, 6-9pm $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.

Choker Necklace w/Ribbon
Sunday, October 26, 60-8pm $30 + Materials
Learn to create a stunning and comfortable choker necklace, and finish it with ribbon.

Just Earrings
Tuesday, October 28, 6-8pm $25 + Materials
Make earrings using Briolettes, Chandelier Findings, Hoops and Chain. Take home at least 3 pairs of different styles of earrings.

Basic Wire Wrapping
Wednesday, October 29, 60-8pm $25 + Materials
Learn how to make loops and twists with tools and wire while creating an original bracelet and earrings. (Kit Available)

EVENING CLASSES AVAILABLE! PRIVATE LESSONS AVAIBLE UPON REQUEST!

Please pay at time of reservation, Please sign up and pay in advance to secure your place, as space is limited. You may bring your tools and supplies from home, or purchase them prior to class.
Some tools are provided.
In order to completely cover class content, we start promptly at the scheduled time.

Please request a copy of the available materials list/handout for your class so that you are best prepared.


CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS
Coming in 2015
Ted Nuttall, Watercolor Portraits
July 20-24, 2015
Open registration begins Oct 15, 2014
Marla Baggetta, Art Marketing Exposed!
August 23, 2015
Marla Baggetta, Trees, Skies, Water
Pastel & oil August 24-26
Colley Whisson, Modern Impressionism In Action
Oil & acrylic, September 1 – 4, 2015
Contact: Sue Manley, 541-408-5524,
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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,
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THE WORKHOUSE
www.theworkhousebend.com
The Workhouse at 50 SE Scott Street Suite #6, Bend. Leah Rutz 503-853-9662
Creativity Lab: Group Think Tanks: Mutual Inspiration & Collaboration
$10, Thursday, October 2, 6-8pm
We will venture into the world of how creative companies set up collaborative relationships that fuel innovation. In addition, we will delve into theories on how creative hotspots such as Renaissance Italy or Silicon Valley emerge. This discussion will culminate in activities based on exploring how we share our talents with others, how we identify strengths in others and possibly how to increase collaboration in our community. Guest facilitator Rebecca S. Kirk will run us through some fun group activities from her class “Creativity For Beginners.”
The Alla Prima Method
$60, Saturday October 4, 6-9pm & Sunday
October 5, 4-7pm
The Alla Prima, or direct painting, method is a method of painting on wet layers of paint. In this two part class, artist Rodney Thompson will be teaching a step by step approach to producing an oil painting in a short amount of time. Working with a live model you will learn how to begin a portrait with simplified shapes and values; learn how to use composition, color, drawing and edge to accurately capture a subject and you will explore what painting tools work best for desired effects.
Registration deadline: Thursday October 2.
The Art of Wire Wrapping
$60, Thursday October 8, 6-9pm
Wire wrapping is the foundation for a variety of wire work designs and techniques. This workshop is perfect for beginners who want to master the essential skill of wire wrapping. From this course you will learn fundamentals of wire wrapping such as how to make an eye loop, how to make wire links (with and without beads), how to make your own “Hook and S” clasp, and how to make your own ear wires. Registration Deadline- Tuesday, October 7.
Creativity For Beginners
$35 Saturday October 11, 2-5pm
Do you wish you were creative or you do you wish to strengthen your creativity? Learn how to tap into your unique creative spirit through a variety of collaborative playful explorations in several different performing and visual art forms. Registration Deadline: Thursday October 9.
SIP & DIP with Karen Eland:
Drink and PAINT with Coffee!
$35 Sunday, October 12, 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?
Registration Deadline- Friday October 9.
SIP & DIP with Karen Eland:
Drink and PAINT with Beer!
$35 Saturday, October 18, 7-9pm
Spend a fun evening painting with beer artist, Karen Eland. Basic painting techniques will be taught as we 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.
Registration Deadline- Thursday October 16.
Morning Superfood Elixirs
$35 Sunday October 19, 3-5pm
Super food elixirs for morning energy, as a pick me up in the day and even as a meal on the go. Come and experience a whole new level of taking in your morning coffee, tea or juice! We are going to add super foods like berries, cacao and so much more. Registration Deadline- Friday October 17.
Pitching Your Business For Artists, Entrepreneurs & The Generally Creative
$70 Tuesday October 23 & Tuesday October 30, 6-8pm. Are you looking for people to purchase your art, goods or services? Would more sales mean less stress and more time and energy to be creative? We all yearn for the dream: create your work and the people will come! In the meantime, pitching your work to others is as important as creating the work itself. In this course you will gain skills to speak your passion with natural felt confidence. Two part workshop.
Encaustic Workshop
$85 Wednesday October 22, 6-8pm
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: Monday October 20.

 

September Workshops

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.
Ongoing classes with Alfred Dolezal
Intermediate Drawing (mature teen & adults)
Thursdays 10am– noon, 4 weeks
Cost $150 (includes basic materials)
Advanced Drawing (mature teen & adults)
Saturdays 10am – noon, 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–noon
$60 Basic drawing materials supplied & complimentary mat

 

ATELIER 6000
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.

 

ART STATION
313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend
Register: artscentraloregon.org/artstation.php, 541-617-1317
Creative Juices Series
Art &Wine: Impasto Painting
Brittaney Toles
Thursday, Sept. 25, 5:30pm-8:30,$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
Sue Wilhelm
Monday, Sept. 15-Oct. 27, 5:30pm-8:30, $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
Corrine Loomis Dietz
Sunday, Sept. 28, 11am-4, $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
Christine Elder
Sat.-Sun., Sept. 6-Sept.14, 10am-4pm, $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.

 

BRAD GOLDPAINT NIGHT SKY PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS
www.goldpaintphotography.com/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
Colley Whisson, Modern Impressionism In Action, Oil & acrylic, October 17-20, 2014
Registrations still available
Coming in 2015
Ted Nuttall, Watercolor Portraits
July 20-24, 2015
Open registration begins Oct. 15, 2014
Contact: Sue Manley, 541-408-5524, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.cascadefineartworkshops.com

 

 SERIOUS ABOUT PLEIN AIR PAINTING? CONTACT NORMA HOLMES.COM
Workshop in Sisters, September 17 and 18 9am-3pm. $150 per each workshop
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 8 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. $150 per each workshop 541-385-8012, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

CINDY BRIGGS
PAINTING IN SPAIN, FRANCE & MORE...
Join Cindy Briggs for a painting vacation in Spain “Barcelona and the Costa Brava” May 3-10, 2015, and in Collioure, France “The City of Painters” May 10-16. Try something closer to home in Anacortes, Washington, October 2-4, 2014, and in Bend at The Art Station 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.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Cindy at 541-420-9463

 

SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY
Register: sagebrushersartofbend.com, 541-617-0900 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend
Watercolor Wednesdays with Jennifer Ware-Kempcke
(Free to members, $5 per session for non-members) Bring your own photos and supplies:
Sept. 3, 10, 17
Painting Animals - Fur, Feathers and Fun
Sept. 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22:
Painting Water - Ocean, Lakes, Rivers and Waterfalls
Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19
Painting Texture with Watercolor (using saran wrap, salt, wax, etc. - supplies provided)
Lunch & Learn
Friday, Sept. 12, 12-1pm
Book Art with Linda Piacenti.
Bring your lunch and learn something new. ($3 donation is requested)

 

THE WORKHOUSE
www.theworkhousebend.com
The Workhouse at 50 SE Scott Street, Suite #6, Bend. Leah Rutz 503-853-9662
Creativity Lab: Habits of a Productive Creative: Flow, Mindset & Discipline
Thursday September 4, 6-8pm
Join us for activities and discussion about how to strengthen your creative life and expand your potential. Learn specific tips and methods to increase your mental agility and work stamina. Creativity Labs are informal educational gatherings that are facilitated by artists and thinkers in the community. $10 at the door.
Recycle in Style: Scrap Metal Jewelrymaking
Thursday September 18
Explore the endless possibilities of repurposing scrap metal by learning techniques of cutting, sculpting and refining metal from silver and brass trays, recycled copper and copper electrical wire, old necklaces and a plethora of other found objects. You will gain knowledge of the properties of different kinds of metals and ways of connecting pieces together to create striking compositions that can be made into earrings, pendants, broaches, etc. $60
Creativity Lab: Cross Pollination-Studies and Exercises in Interdisciplinary Exploration
Thursday September 18, 6-8pm
Join us for activities and discussion about how innovation happens at the intersection between two disparate disciplines. We will explore what innovations in history fit this equation and how to inspire ourselves by engaging in different mediums, subjects and communities. $10 at the door
Beginning Silver Metal Clay
Thursday September 25, 5:30-9pm
Silver metal clay (also known as precious metal clay) is an amazing material that can be worked with like clay. Through this hands on class you will gain understanding of the process of creating a silver clay object from beginning to finish. Working with basic techniques students will explore the possible applications of silver clay while creating their own pendants that will culminate in a completed necklace that can be worn straight out of class! $115 (includes a take home tool kit) Registration deadline: September 18.
An Adventure in Fermentation: Unique Kombuchas and Fermented Veggies
Sunday September 19, 3-5pm
Spend a Sunday afternoon learning how to ferment veggies in your own kitchen and make kombucha for pennies instead of dollars. We will explore the reasons for adding beneficial bacteria to your life and how to grow and care for live cultures. $35. Registration deadline September 17.
Pitching Your Business For Artists, Entreprenuers & The Generally Creative
Tuesdays September 23 & 30, 6-8pm
Are you looking for people to purchase your art, goods or services? Would you like to speak freely about your work to establish your credibility? In this two-part course you will gain skills to speak your passion with natural felt confidence. $70 for both workshops. Registration Deadline: September 21.