Workshops – March 2016

550 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 180, 541-330-8759
Intro to Monotype and Monoprint
Thursdays, March 3-17, 6-8:30pm $115
$92 for members, $30 supply fee
Open up your creative process! Artists of all levels and backgrounds enjoy the creative freedom and instant gratification of monotype. Monotype easily embraces painting, drawing and collage. Julie Winter leads this in-depth foundational course in monotype and its cousin, monoprint. Learn subtractive and additive techniques, explore layering with stencils and off-set marks, create experimental textures and bridge into monoprint with permanent mark-making on the plate surface.
Flexible Collagraph
Saturdays, March 5-19, 10am-1pm $135
$108 artist members, $20 supply fee
Instructor: Danae Bennet Miller
Collagraphs are an easy entry point into printmaking, and a natural fit for anyone who enjoys collage or mixed-media. Using a “less is more” approach, Danae Bennet Miller will demonstrate how to develop strong, line-based collagraph plates using a variety of drawing media. Miller will also share strategies for creating individual, repositionable collagraph elements for greater creative freedom. Suitable for beginners or printmakers wanting to expand and refine their approach to collagraph.

910 NW Harriman, Suite 100, Bend
Private lessons available upon request!

313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend
Watercolor Workshop: Travel Journal
Cindy Briggs
Wednesday, March 9, 10am-3pm, $75
Join teaching artist Cindy Briggs and discoverer various tips and tricks for unifying and simplifying your watercolor compositions. Use your own reference photos or one offered by the instructor.
Art & Wine: Paint on Plexiglass
Karen Williams
Wednesday, March 9, 6-8pm, $55
Paint a picture using acrylic paints on Plexiglass. This fun way of painting “backwards” is like nothing you have ever done before and anyone can do it! Bring a 5×7” or larger photo or magazine image; magazines will be available.
Family Fused Glass
Julia Christoferson
Saturday, March 19, 9:30am-12pm, $30
$25 material fee paid to instructor
Using a palette of rainbow colored frit (crushed glass), children and adults work side-by-side to create their own glass rainbow.
Oil Still Life: Composition
Rodney Thompson
Wednesday, April 13, 5-8pm, $50
Explore oil still life paintings in this workshop series designed to teach students about proper materials and starting methods. Teaching artist Rodney Thompson will design a unique still life to highlight the workshop’s elements.

Contact Sue Manley, 541-408-5524
Barbara Jaenicke
The Well Edited Landscape, Inside and Out
Pastel & Oil, Studio & Plein Air
June 6-8
Colley Whisson
Modern Impressionism In Action
August 21-24
Mary Marquiss
Watercolor at Cannon Beach Watercolor
October 2016

Masterpiece Christian
Fine Arts foundation
11th 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
National Calligraphy Luminary
Randall M. Hasson Workshop
The Illuminated Manuscript – A calligraphy/art fusion workshop.
David Darrow – The Fine Art of Food and
Music & Portraiture
Commuter rate: $575 or lodging options with conference package starting at $595. Enter to win discounted tuition contest. Full details at Pricing package includes: 3.5 days of workshops, attending artists exhibit, camaraderie with other professionally motivated artists and painting enthusiasts.
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or call 541-601-7496

357 W Hood Ave., Sisters

1293 NE Third St.
Bend, Oregon 97701

541-617-0900 or
All classes held at 117 Roosevelt Ave, Bend
Intuitive Painting classes
Enjoy playing freely with color & paint, no experience necessary. For more information go to www.vickijohnsoncoach/expressive-arts. Class runs the first and third Wednesday of each month, 6-8:15pm. $20 per class, all materials included. Must register, contact Vicki Johnson at
541-390-3174 or
Watercolor Wednesday classes
Wednesday mornings, 10am-12pm
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Free to members,
$5 for non-members. Bring your own photos and supplies. Contact Jennifer at
Art & Technology class about
Sizing and Resizing Your Images
Presented by Kay Larkin and Shandel Garner. Bring your lunch and learn! March 11, 12-1pm. A $3 donation requested

50 SE Scott St., Bldg. 13, Bend
(in the back of Sunlight Solar)
Rochelle Rose-Schueler, 541-410-5844
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Beginning Mosaic Workshop & Lunch!
Saturday, March 5, 8:30am–3:30pm
Sunday, March 6, 1-3pm
(optional for grouting)
(Lunch from Sparrow Bakery included!)
This fun and informative full-day workshop will teach you everything you need to get started in the art of glass mosaics as you complete either a mirror or picture frame. This class covers materials, tools, substrates and adhesives as well as a brief history of mosaic art. There will be a grouting demonstration given so you can complete your grouting at home or drop by on Sunday to complete your project at the studio! No experience necessary! Tuition $75 + $25 materials fee paid at class.
Mosaic Garden Art Workshop & Lunch!
Saturday, March 19, 8:30am–3:30pm
(Lunch from Sparrow Bakery included!)
Create a Mother’s Day gift or 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.

50 SE Scott Street, Suite #6, Bend
Cari Dolyniuk 347-564-9080
Figure Drawing Salon
with Christian Brown & Abney Wallace
Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 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 & Irene Cooper
Saturday, March 5, 6-8pm, $25
Show Don’t Tell, or What the Hell, Tell: Sometimes, you’ve got to show the reader what’s happening, and sometimes you just gotta tell it like it is. In this workshop, we will look at descriptive narrative, focusing on techniques that strengthen our storytelling.
Recycle in Style with Marianne Prodehl
Thursday, March 10, 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 March 13, 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.
Blank Pages Salon Mike & Irene Cooper
Saturday, March 19, 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 as thanks to The Workhouse for letting us use their wonderful space.
Encaustic Mixed Media with Lisa Marie Sipe
Sunday, March 20, 11am-4pm, $125
In an afternoon you’ll learn the basics of how to create single artworks from artist Lisa Marie Sipe that 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 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 mixed media artworks.
Wax & Wine Pet Collage with Lisa Marie Sipe
Thursday, March 3, 6-9pm, $70
Capture the love of your furry family member –cat or dog in layers of luscious wax. You’ll learn the basics of encaustic (wax) painting and collage and create one or two portraits of your pet. The workshop includes all wax and encaustic media and two 8 x 8 inch wood panels. If you have always wanted to try encaustic this introduction is a great way to get started! All you need to bring to class is photographs of your pet. No experience is necessary for this class, all you need is the desire to learn something new and have fun.

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