550 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 180
Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17, 10-3pm
Line is an essential element of design. Line creates movement, directs the eye and offers contrast to softer textures or large areas of color. This class explores ways to incorporate line while working in more painterly forms of printmaking such as monotype. Working with generously-sized plates, Patty Freeman Martin leads students through several techniques for adding rich, beautiful lines using drypoint, engraving, relief, counterproofing and trace monotype. Some printmaking experience recommended. Instructors: Patricia Freeman-Martin and Dawn Boone
$150 / $120 Artist Members $30 supply fee
910 NW Harriman, Suite #100, Bend
Private lessons available upon request!
313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend
Saturday, April 30-June 18, 2-5pm, $160
Learn how to see as an artist and how to draw what you see. We will spend time working with contour drawings, negative space, proportion, perspective, values and shading. Supplies included.
Springtime Iris with Cindy Briggs
Saturday, April 9, 1-5pm, $50
Create beautiful springtime irises with a focus on their spectacular color. Using watercolor, you will enjoy the process and learn painting techniques. Supplies included.
Day Clay with Helen Bommarito
Friday, April 22 to June 17, 12-3pm, $190
Practice hand-building, wheel throwing and design skills in a supportive atmosphere. Explore creative methods and find inspiration in this project-oriented class.
Painting in a Series with Cindy Briggs
Thursday/Friday, May 12-13
Focus on the elements of design such as pattern, texture, color and line in this fun workshop. Explore your selected subject in a variety of studies and paintings while building a series.
2016 CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS
Contact Sue Manley, 541-408-5524
The Well Edited Landscape, Inside and Out
Pastel and oil, studio and plein air, June 6-8
Modern Impressionism In Action
Oil and acrylic, August 21-24
Watercolor at Cannon Beach
CINDY BRIGGS WATERCOLORS
Bend plein air workshop – watercolor sketchbook, June 28-30 $275. Carmel-by-the-Sea plein air Workshop, September 13-16 $450 with walking photo tour, creative writing, and optional California cuisine cooking class. Emerald Art Center, Springfield, July 13, 14, 15, $360, Daniel Smith, Seattle, June 15 & 16. $195. Other Oregon workshops at the Art Station, Broken Top Club, Emerald Art Center and Cindy’s Studio.
www.CindyBriggs.com for information. 541-420-9463
FINE ARTS FOUNDATION
Eleventh Annual Artist Conference and Workshops April 28-May 1 at Sunriver Resort. Open to all artists wanting to reach for your highest potential in technical training and artistic aspirations. Choose from three world class instructors in portraiture, landscape, still life and calligraphy.
From his work with Star Wars/E.T. and Lucas Films paint with Emmy Award winning
Frank Ordaz: Landscape & Portraiture
Randall M. Hasson: The Illuminated Manuscript
A Calligraphy/Art fusion workshop
David Darrow: The Fine Art of
Food, Music & Portraiture
Commuter rate: $575 or lodging options with conference package starting at $595.
Enter to win discounted tuition contest. Full details at masterpiecewestcoast.com.
Pricing package includes: three and a half days of workshops, attending artists exhibit, camaraderie with other professionally motivated artists and painting enthusiasts. Meals, am/pm sessions with professional insights and inspirational speakers exploring the art/faith fusion from a biblical worldview. See full details at www.masterpiecewestcoast.com or email@example.com, or call 541-601-7496.
HOOD AVENUE ART
Annual Spring Salon Series continues
357 W Hood Ave., Sisters, 541-719-1800
Introduction to Pastels
with JoAnn Burgess & Kathleen Keliher
Thursdays, April 7, 14, 28, 4-6:30pm
$45 (includes materials)
These workshops will be an opportunity to further explore pastels or to experience them for the first time. We will look at a variety of pastel brands and surfaces that can be used to create your art. Also discussed are different techniques involved in pastel paintings. We will supply the pastels and papers to experiment. You supply the curiosity and your artistic enthusiasm.
Pastels and supplies will be provided at the sessions, pastels will be available for purchase. If you have your own pastels, please feel free to bring them to the session. Questions, call JoAnn at
Vino Van Gogh (Paint & Sip Class)
with Katherine Taylor
Tuesday, April 26, 5:30-7:30pm
$45 (includes materials)
We provide all the supplies and instruction needed to create an 8×10 oil painting; you bring wine or beer and maybe some friends to share it. Beginners are welcome, no experience needed. Just come and play! Snacks provided. Questions, contact Katherine firstname.lastname@example.org,
PIACENTINI STUDIO AND GALLERY
1293 NE Third St., Bend, 541-633-7055
SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY
www.sagebrushersartof bend.com, 541-617-0900
117 Roosevelt Ave, Bend
Intuitive Painting classes
Enjoy playing freely with color and paint, no experience necessary. For more information go to www.vickijohnsoncoach/expressive-arts.
Class meets on the first Wednesday of each month, 6-8:15pm. $20 per class, all materials included. Must register, contact Vicki Johnson at 541-390-3174
Watercolor Wednesday classes
Wednesday mornings, 10am-12pm
April 6,13,20,27. Free to members, $5 for nonmembers. Bring your own photos and supplies. Contact Jennifer at email@example.com.
Intuitive Collage Workshop
During this workshop you will learn to use your intuition and imagination to design creative collages.
Saturday April 30, 8:30am-12pm.
$30 plus materials fee. To register contact Vicki Johnson at 541-390-3174 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Best Easel For You
Presented by Jeff Alford of Easel Concepts. Bring your lunch and learn all about easels. A $3 donation requested.
WILD ROSE ARTWORKS
50 SE Scott St., bldg. #13, Bend
(in the back of Sunlight Solar)
Rochelle Rose-Schueler, 541-410-5844
Register at www.wildroseartworks.com under Classes/Workshops.
Mosaic Garden Art Workshop & Lunch
Saturday, April 9 & 23 8:30am-3:30pm
Lunch from Sparrow Bakery included!
Decorate your garden with a colorful glass mosaic garden stake! This full-day workshop will teach the materials, tools, adhesives and techniques needed to create beautiful glass on glass mosaics. No experience necessary! Tuition $55 + $30 materials fee paid at class.
Special Mother’s Day Mosaic with Lunch
Saturday, May 7, 8:30am–3:30pm
Sunday, May 8, 1-3pm (optional for grouting) Lunch from Sparrow Bakery included!
Mother’s Day Alert! Create a beautiful garden pot or mosaic stepping-stone for your mother, or bring your mother, or have a mother’s day out! This full-day workshop will teach the materials, tools, adhesives and techniques needed to create a ceramic tile mosaic. No experience necessary! Tuition $60 + $30 materials fee paid at class.
owner and artist, Kelly Thiel Studio
Intro to the Handmade Book
Do you want to learn the foundations of bookmaking and take home two (or more) completed projects?
The Oh So Adaptable Accordion Book
In this class you will learn how to execute the perfect accordion fold and apply its endless uses to your unique expression. Come ready to explore as this book structure opens up your world. You will never regret having this book in your creative tool-box. Instructor: Kelley Salber, book artist.
$55, all materials included, 9am-2pm, Saturday, May 7 (bring a sack lunch).
THE WORK HOUSE
www.theworkhousebend.com, 50 SE Scott St.,
Ste., #6, Bend, Cari Dolyniuk 347-564-9080
Figure Drawing Salon
with Christian Brown and Abney Wallace Tuesdays
April 5, 12, 19, 26, 7-9pm, $15
Develop your skills at our live model figure drawing salon hosted by Workhouse studio members Christian Brown and Abney Wallace. This drop-in salon features a live nude model and will be open every Tuesday evening from 7-9pm. The salon is open to all levels but no instruction is provided. Newsprint will be available but participants are encouraged to bring their own easel and materials.
Blank Pages Workshop with Mike and Irene Cooper
Saturday, April 2, 6-8pm $25
April is the Cruelest Month: Celebrate Poetry Month with a workshop devoted to verse-making.
Recycle in Style with Marianne Prodehl
Thursday, April 7, 6-9pm, $65
Turn junk to gems with artist Marianne Prodehl. Marianne creates her entire line of jewelry from reworking pieces of found metal objects. 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. Before you leave class you will have a pair of one of a kind earrings that you have made! Supplies included and no experience necessary!
Clothed Figures- Drawing Workshop
with Rodney Thompson
Sunday, April 10, 3-7pm, $70
Clothed Figure Drawing will explore the relationship between the human figure and cloth. During the workshop students will gain an understanding of light, value, form, edge and how to render folds of fabric using charcoal. The class will cover many different charcoal materials that can be used to achieve varying textures and depth as well as the methods to use them properly. Rodney will give students a brief demonstration and then provide them with one-on-one instruction helping them produce a classical drawing in a contemporary realist style.
Writing About Your Work
A workshop for artists with Sarah Cyr
Thursday, April 14,6:30-9:30pm, $25
Spend an evening learning a practice that will crack open your approach to writing about your artwork. The method includes meditation and stream of conscious timed writing sessions inspired by prompts. It can be applied to draft artist statements, blog articles and essays. Open to anyone with the desire to write about their craft (painting, sculpture, photography, jewelry making). No writing experience required. Bring a notebook, fast writing pen and two pieces of work you’d like to write about.
Blank Pages Salon Mike & Irene Cooper
Saturday, April 16, 6-8pm, $5
An informal writer’s salon. Activities will range from discussions about writing/publishing, reading and work-shopping each other’s pieces, writing using prompts, to specific discussions about craft, etc. For the salons, just show up at 6pm. There is a $5 fee per person due at the door.
Encaustic Mixed Media
with Lisa Marie Sipe
Sunday, April 17, 11am-4pm, $125
In an afternoon you’ll learn the basics of how to create single artworks from artist Lisa Marie Sipethat incorporate both collage and paint using encaustic (wax) instead of glue or other paint medium. The workshop includes all wax and encaustic media and two 8×8 inch deep cradled wood panels. We will provide you a variety of papers, magazines and images to play with but feel free to bring your own too! At the end of the day you will go home with up to two encaustic mixed media artworks.
Wax & Wine Painting with Lisa Marie Sipe
Thursday, April 28, 6-9pm, $70
Bring your friends, open your favorite bottle of wine and get ready to be inspired as artist Lisa Marie Sipe guides you through the process of encaustic painting. At the end of the night you’ll leave with your own masterpiece! Learn the basics of working with encaustic in a hands-on exploration of this ancient wax art form. Encaustic is composed of beeswax, resin and pigment, applied hot and fused to produce works that are translucent, sculptural and rich. The goal of the evening is for you to have some creative fun and become comfortable with encaustic. You’ll finish one or two pieces of artwork. The workshop includes all wax and encaustic media and two 8×8 inch deep cradled wood panels. If you have always wanted to try encaustic this introduction is a great way to get started! No experience is necessary for this class, all you need is the desire to learn something new and have fun – and BYOB if you’d like!