Workshops: August 2015

910 NW Harriman, Suite #100, Bend
Private Lessons Available upon Request!

313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend
Fused Glass Fundamentals
Julia Christoferson
Thursday, August 6, 6-8:30pm, $45
Explore the diverse assortment of glass types, colors and patterns while learning the fundamental concepts in this exploratory workshop. Make an 8×8″ fused and slumped plate or a set of four 4×4″ coasters. $45 per session + $48 materials fee payable to instructor.
Paint a Bird in Gouache
Christine Elder
Wednesday, August 19, 6-9 pm, $45
Gouache is an opaque water-based paint that is easier to work with than watercolors due to its ability to cover mistakes and work in finer details. Begin with a brief intro to the medium and to drawing birds, with the goal of creating a small finished painting. $45 class fee+ $10 materials fee paid to instructor.
Creative Juices Series
Art & Wine: Fused Glass
Julia Christoferson
Thursday, August 20, 5:30-8:30 pm, $55
Discover colorful fused glass in a fun environment designed for all experience levels. Design an 8×8″ fused or slump plate or a set of four 4×4″ coasters. $55 class fee + $48 materials fee.
Plein Air Watercolor at Smith Rock
Cindy Briggs
Saturday, August 22, 9:30am-4pm, $85
Join Cindy Briggs at Smith Rock State Park for a plein air watercolor workshop! Practice drawing what you see, paint a sunlit landscape with textures, create colorful shadows and add dynamic calligraphy. Paint the spectacular landscape while enjoying technique demonstrations, one-on-one mentoring and an informal group critique.
Parking fees apply: $5 per car.

Contact: Sue Manley, 541-408-5524
Ted Nuttall
Watercolor Portraits
July 20-24
Full waiting list available.
Marla Baggetta
Art Marketing Exposed!
All artists welcome, August 23
Registration deadline date: July 5
Marla Baggetta
Loosen Up Intensive
Pastel & oil, August 24-26
Registration deadline date: July 5
Colley Whisson
Modern Impressionism In Action
Oil & acrylic, August 31 – September 3
Registration deadline date: June 30

357 W Hood Ave., Sisters
Vino VanGogh – Paint & Sip
Winnie Givot Watercolors
Wednesday, August 26
Katherine Taylor Oils
Wednesday, Sept 23
5:30-7:30 pm, $45/person/class
We provide all the supplies and instruction needed to create your masterpiece, you bring wine and maybe some friends to share it. Class size limit, so sign up soon. Beginners are welcome – no experience needed. Just come and play.

Contact Vicki Johnson MS, BCC, ACC
www.vickijohnsoncoach/creativity 541-390-3174
Starting up again in September
Intuitive Painting Classes
Ongoing open enrollment, no experience necessary
You must register before coming to each class
First and Third Wednesdays 6-8:15 pm, $20
Sagebrushers Art Studio in Bend
Saturday, September 26
An all day Creative, Intuitive Retreat:
Intuitive Painting, Writing and Collage
Come reconnect with your intuition and play with your creativity.
9-4:30pm Sagebrushers Art Studio in Bend
$95 All supplies included!
No experience necessary.

541-617-0900 or
All classes held at SageBrushers
117 SW Roosevelt, Bend

50 SE Scott Street, Suite #6, Bend
Cari Dolyniuk, 347-564-9080
Encaustic Collage with Lisa Sipe
Sunday, August 2, 11am-3pm $125
In an afternoon you’ll learn the basics of how to collage using encaustic (wax) instead of glue.
You will learn how to prepare your surface, fuse encaustic, layer photographs & paper, image transfer, create surface texture, achieve a high-gloss finish.
The workshop includes all wax and encaustic media and two 8 x 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 collage artworks.
No experience is necessary for this class, all you need is the desire to learn something new and have fun.
Drop-in Figure Drawing Salon
Every Tuesday Starting June 9, 8-10pm
$15 per drop-in.
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 8-10pm throughout the summer. The salon is open to all levels. News print will be available but participants are encouraged to bring their own easel and materials.
Intro to Digital Photography
3 Week Series
Sunday, August 9, 16, 23, 4-6:30pm $300
Discover the possibilities of creating digital images in this fun introductory course.
We are all born photographers, but we all don’t possess the technical knowledge to makes images that look exactly the way we want them. This course will introduce you to the mechanics of a digital camera and show you how intentional images are created. You will learn basic camera techniques and camera controls necessary to cultivate and execute your creative ideas through hands on training. We will cover the basic way to use a Digital SLR camera in manual mode and learn to identify how different in-camera effects are created (light painting, bokeh, etc). The class will end with our very own fine art photography exhibit.
No previous knowledge or experience required to join this class, however students must provide their own DSLR camera.
Recycle in Style
Thursday, August 20, 6-9pm $60
Scrap Metal jewelry Making
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!
Beginning Silver Metal Clay
Thursday, August 27, 5:30-9pm $115
Silver metal clay (also known as precious metal clay) is an amazing material that can be worked with like clay, as it is fired the binder burns out and leaves behind pure silver. Silver metal clay is loved among jewelers because of its ability to capture imprinted images and textures as well as its malleable nature. 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! Other possible applications include making pieces such as components for bracelets, dangles for earrings and silver beads. Materials are included in cost of class. Tools are provided for your in class use.
Intro to Shibori
Sunday, August 30, 11am-3pm $125
This class will discuss the basics of shibori dyeing, a Japanese method of resist dyeing dating back to the eighth century. We will start with a quick indigo vat and dye review. The bulk of the session will be in-depth discussion and practice clamping, tying and wrapping up swatches of linen and cotton. All materials and references will be provided. Each student will go home with several swatches, instructions on washing, and references for creating your own indigo dye vat.

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