March 2015 Workshops

313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend
Creative Juices Series
Art &Wine: Kiln Carving in Fused Glass
Julia Christoferson
Thursday March 19, 5:30-8:30pm, $50
Select from an assortment of pre-cut transparent glasses and use fiber paper to create reverse base relief designs in glass. Your 5”x10” project will be fused and slumped, and ready for pickup within a week of the class.
Watercolor Worskhop: Jazz Up Your Color
Cindy Briggs
Tuesday March 10, 10am-3pm, $65
This workshop series is suited for all levels of experience. Discover fun tips and tricks while learning how to enhance the color palette of your own compositions. Use your own reference photos or those offered by the instructor. Supplies list provided, or supplies are available for a fee.
Oil Pastels with Sue Wilhelm
Thursdays, April 2 – May 14, 6-8:30pm, $140
Learn the techniques for successful painting with oil pastels. Instruction will focus on students’ interests to support skill development. Demonstrations and hands-on instruction will concentrate on individual projects. Explore your creativity and find solutions to your individual goals. All skill levels welcome.
Oil Painting Jumpstart
Katherine Taylor
Saturday, April 11, 10am-4pm, $89
Begin the pursuit of expressive oil painting in this easy-to-follow beginner’s workshop. Gain fundamental skills as you learn how to realistically model a form on canvas that appears three-dimensional. Painting from a small still life, first in monochrome, then translated in color, you will utilize the primary values that create life-like objects in oil paint.


Contact: Sue Manley, 541-408-5524
Judy Hoiness
Water Soluble Mixed Media
June 1-3, 2015
Plein Air Adventure on the Rogue River
All artists, photographers, writers and significant others welcome! July 11-15, 2015
Ted Nuttall
Watercolor Portraits
July 20-24, 2015 (17-18 students)
Ted Nuttall
Concentrated Study – Watercolor Portraits
Small student count workshop
July 27-31, 2015 (9-10 students)
Marla Baggetta
Art Marketing Exposed!
All artists welcome, August 23, 2015
Marla Baggetta
Loosen Up Intensive
Pastel & Oil, August 24-26, 2015
Colley Whisson
Modern Impressionism In Action
Oil & Acrylic
August 31 – September 3, 2015

Briggs Painting Vacations
in Spain, France & Oregon
Join Cindy Briggs for an enriching painting vacation in Spain Barcelona and the Costa Brava May 3-10, 2015 and in Collioure, France The City of Painters May 10-16. Jazz up your journeys with Creative Watercolor Journaling in Seattle in February, at the Emerald Art Center, Springfield in March and a variety of watercolor workshops in Bend at The Art Station and at Broken Top Club. More information is available at, or call Cindy at 541-420-9463.


2146 NE Ave., Ste.140, Bend, 541-633-7055
Learn the Calligraphy of the Celts
Learn Uncial lettering
Classes held Wednesday mornings in March. (Mar 4, 11, 18 and 25) 10am-12pm. $80.
Students will learn the 26 letter forms and will do a project. Space is limited so call to register. Bring a Sheaffer Calligraphy pen and a Bond tablet. Some supplies also available for purchase at the studio.
Instructor: Linda Piacentini-Yaple.


Susan at Steens Mountain Guest Ranch
2nd Annual Cowboys & Artists
Color Experiences
May 4-7 at Steens Mountain Guest Ranch, Diamond, Oregon, Art Lessons: $45/day (3 days). RVSP by March 25 with $75 deposit.
May 4 – evening sketches, 6pm
May 5-6, 8am morning painting
1pm finish morning artwork
5pm dinner & evening painting


SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY, 541-617-0900 or All classes to be held at SageBrushers, 117 SW Roosevelt, Bend
Beyond Color Theory
Five week class with David Kinker. Learn the best strategies for real world applications of color, composition, value, mood, activity, dynamics and harmony with control and logical thinking like the painting shown here. Every first Monday in March, 9:30am-12:30. $150 for members ($200 non-members). Single sessions at $30 if space allows. Contact David at 541-383-2069.
Intuitive Painting Classes
with Vicki Johnson.
March 4, 6-8pm. This class runs the
first Wednesday of each month.
 $20 per class, all materials included.
Feel the pleasure of painting with color
and line without fear of being judged.
Contact her at 541-390-3174 or
Lunch and Learn with Sue Lever
Join us Friday, March 13, 12-1pm for a fun and informative session on how to make old frames work for you. A $3 donation is requested.


50 SE Scott St., Suite #6, Bend
Cari Dolyniuk, 347-564-9080
Beer SIP & DIP with Karen Eland: Drink and PAINT with Beer!

Saturday, March 14, 7-9pm, $35
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. 

Coffee SIP & DIP with Karen Eland: Drink and PAINT with Coffee!
Sunday, March 15, 1-3pm, $35
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!
Recycle in Style: Scrap Metal Jewelry Making for Beginners
Thursday, March 19, 6-9pm, $60
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.


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