Workshops-September 2015

910 NW Harriman, Suite #100, Bend., 541-617-8854
Private lessons available upon request!

313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend, 541-617-1317
Fused Glass Open Studio
Julia Christoferson
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2-5pm, $30
Open to adults who have participated in Art Station’s Fused Glass Fundamentals class. Material and firing fees apply; fees vary depending on your project.
$30 per session + materials fee
Watercolor Fundamentals: Simply Start
Cindy Briggs
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 12-3pm, $50
Learn the basics of how to manipulate and mix colors with water and how to use a brush to apply color. Try a simple painting, from start to finish, in this step-by-step class. Instructor will focus on beginners and those who need a confidence booster. Introduction to basic supplies will be reviewed, including what kind of paint, paper, palette and brushes. All supplies included.
Creative Juices Series:
Art & Wine: Zen Watercolor
Sue Wilhelm
Thursday, Sept. 24, 5:30-8:30pm, $55
Explore your own inner landscape through the Zen of watercolor and wine. Emphasis will be on the simplicity of shape and line with intuitive movement.
Continuing Watercolor: Wet-on-Wet
Cindy Briggs
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 12-3pm, $50
Let’s soak our watercolor paper and paint true wet-in-wet washes of colors. Discover how to build your painting on top of this soaking wet start. Make the most of lost and found lines and mingled color. Explore creating shapes and making your mark with a variety of brushstrokes. Capture select subjects- loose and free- in watercolor.

357 W Hood Ave., Sisters, OR
VINO VAN GOGH – paint & sip wine
Katherine Taylor Oils
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 5:30-7:30pm, $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 limited, 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 6-8:15pm, $20
An all day creative/intuitive retreat
Intuitive painting, writing and collage
Saturday, September 26
Come reconnect with your intuition and play with your creativity
9am-4:30pm Sagebrushers Art Studio in Bend
$95 all supplies included! No experience necessary.

September 19 and 20 first ever Sunriver STARS Acting Academy, An Introduction to Acting, funded with a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission. Actor, Director and Drama Teacher Michael French, joining us from the San Francisco Bay Area School Stagebridge, will be teaching the free weekend workshop in the Sunriver Fire Department Training Room. Hours are Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11am-2pm and Sunday, Sept. 20 from 12-3pm (breaks included). As space may be limited, all interested, aspiring or practicing actors or stage managers who wish to improve their skills should sign up by email at,

Register:, 541-617-0900 or
All classes held at SageBrushers, 117 SW Roosevelt.

50 SE Scott St., Ste. #6, Bend, 347-564-9080
Cari Dolyniuk
Figure Drawing Salon
Every Tuesday Drop-In, 8-10pm $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 8-10pm throughout the summer. The salon is open to all levels. Newsprint will be available but participants are encouraged to bring their own easel and materials.
Photo Tips and Tricks, Learn to use Natural Light Creatively
Sunday September 6, 1-3:30pm $60
Join professional photographer Maria Bay, on outdoor photography excursions in our local parks. Maria will share her best tips and tricks to help you create intentional and creative images in natural light with your DSLR camera. Photo Tips and Tricks workshops can be taken as a series or as individual stand-alone workshops.
Recycle in Style
Thursday, September 10, 6-9pm $60
Turn junk to gems with artist Marianne Prodehl. 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!
Blank Pages: A Writing Workshop To Get You Started.
Saturday, September 12, 6-8pm $25
Created in partnership with residents and graduates of the OSU-Cascades MFA in Writing program these workshops encompass the breadth of writing possibilities. Topics TBD. Please email for details.
Encaustic Painting
Thursday, September 17, 6-9pm $70
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.
You will learn how to: prepare your surface, make encaustic medium, mix color, fuse encaustic, layer color, work with stencils. The goal of this one-day workshop is to become comfortable with encaustic and finish one to two pieces of artwork. The workshop includes all wax and encaustic media and two 8 x 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.
Charcoal Portraiture
Sunday, September 20, 3-7pm $45
The Charcoal Portrait Workshop will cover basic beginning steps to advance finishing techniques needed to create a portrait in a contemporary realist style. Students will learn how to use fundamental elements such as light, value, composition, edge and drawing to create realistic portraits. The class will cover many different charcoal materials that can be used to achieve varying textures and depth as well as the methods to handle them. Rodney will help guide students through a brief demonstration then work with each individual as they draw from a live model.
Beer Sip & Dip
Wednesday, September 23, 6-8pm $40
Drink and paint with Beer!
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.
Encaustic Collage
Thursday, September 24, 6-9pm $70
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 and paper, image transfer, create surface texture and 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!
No experience is necessary for this class, all you need is the desire to learn something new and have fun.
Coffee Sip & Dip
Sunday, September 27, 1-3pm $40
Drink and paint with Coffee!
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!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *