Workshops-May 2016

550 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 180, 541-330-8759

313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend

Contact: Sue Manley, 541-408-5524
Barbara Jaenicke: The Well Edited Landscape, Inside and Out
Pastel & Oil, Studio & Plein Air
June 6, 7 & 8
Colley Whisson: Modern Impressionism In Action
Oil & Acrylic, August 21-24
Mary Marquiss: Watercolor at Cannon Beach
October 16-20
Cindy Briggs Watercolors
Bend Plein Air Workshop-Watercolor Sketchbook, June 28-29-30, $275. Carmel-by-the-Sea plein air workshop, September 13-16, $450 with walking photo pour, 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.
Visit, for information. 541-420-9463

357 W Hood Ave., Sisters
Introduction to Pastels
with JoAnn Burgess & Kathleen Keliher
Thursday, April 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 425-443-9233.
Vino Van Gogh (Paint & Sip Class)
with Katherine Taylor
Tuesday, April 26, 5:30-7:30pm (seascape)
Wednesday, May 18, 5:30-7:30pm (spring flowers)
$45 (includes materials)
We provide all the supplies and instruction needed to create an 8 x 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 (, 541-420-5250).
541-617-0900 or
All classes held at 117 Roosevelt Ave, Bend
Intuitive Painting classes
Enjoy playing freely with color and paint, no experience necessary.
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 or
Watercolor Wednesday classes
Wednesday mornings, 10am-12pm
May 4, 11, 18, 25. Free to members, $5 for non-members. Bring your own photos and supplies.
Contact Jennifer at
Barbara Jaenicke Critique Group
Barbara Jaenicke Critique Group one evening per month beginning June 20, 7-9pm at SageBrushers Art Society.
Barbara will begin the session with a 15-20 minute talk. Artists may have two paintings critiqued, 15 minutes allowed per artists. Additional attendees are welcome to attend and listen to the opening talk and critique. Cost to each artists having critique will be $40. To just attend and listen to the opening talk and critique is $10.
Space is limited, registration is required. Contact: Nancy Misek 541-388-1567 or

50 SE Scott St., Bldg. #13, Bend
(in the back of Sunlight Solar)
Rochelle Rose-Schueler 541-410-5844
Register at under Classes/Workshops.
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 plus $30 materials fee paid at class.
Mosaic Garden Art Workshop & Lunch
Saturday, June 4, 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 plus $30 materials fee paid at class.

owner and artist, Kelly Thiel Studio
Intro to the Handmade Book
Functional, Portable, A Work of Art!
Do you want to learn the foundations of bookmaking and take home 2 (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)

50 SE Scott Street, Suite #6, Bend
Cari Dolyniuk 347-564-9080
Figure Drawing Salon with Christian Brown and Abney Wallace
Tuesdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 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.
Wax & Wine Pet Collage with Lisa Marie Sipe
Thursday, May 5, 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.
Blank Pages Workshop with Mike and Irene Cooper
Saturday, May 7, 6-8pm $25
Metaphor, Symbolism and Writing Large: How to transcend meaning on the page.
The human brain works tirelessly to qualify, designate, file, organize and otherwise describe the world. In this class we will give our writer brains permission to make the unexpected association, and find meaning beneath the literal.
Recycle in Style with Marianne Prodehl
Thursday, May 12, 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!
Charcoal Portraiture with Rodney Thompson Sunday, May 15, 3-7pm, $70
This 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. Rodney will help guide students through a brief demonstration then work with each individual as they draw from a live model. A list of required materials and supplies will be made available upon registration.
Beginning Silver Metal Clay with Larissa Spafford Thursday, May 19, 5:30-9pm, $115
Silver Metal Clay (also known as PMC) is an amazing material that can be worked with like clay; as it is fired the binder burns out and leaves behind pure silver. 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 use in class.
Beer Sip & Dip with Karen Eland
Friday, May 20, 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.
Blank Pages Salon Mike and Irene Cooper
Saturday, May 21, 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.
Coffee Sip & Dip with Karen Eland
Sunday, May 22, 1-3pm, $40
Drink and Paint with Coffee!
Cozy into a delicious cup of coffee from Sparrow Bakery while artist, Karen Eland, walks you through creating beautiful images with this ingenious medium! Basic coffee painting techniques will be taught and Karen will give one-on-one help too. Why not get a little creative on a Sunday afternoon?
Wax & Wine Encaustic Mixed Media
With Lisa Marie Sipe
Thursday, May 26, 6-9pm, $115
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.

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