The beauty of the outdoors is the inspiration for this outdoor workshop at Whiterock Lake. "Plein Air" is a phrase borrowed from the French of "open (in full) air". Learn techniques to sharpen your landscape painting abilities, while spending the day at the lake.
Every summer our young artists enjoy doing pet portraits. Why let the kids have all the fun? Learn the technique of painting a watercolor underpainting on sanded pastel paper and then finish off your masterpiece with soft pastels on top.
Pastel is undergoing a resurgence in popularity today, as more and more artists realize it’s possibilities as a medium capable of extraordinary detail and abundant expressiveness. Learn to create beautiful and vibrant soft (not oil) pastel paintings in a positive and encouraging environment.
Play with fun and unusual fused glass techniques as you explore several ways to achieve the look of broken glass. Both powdered and sheet glass are used to achieve awesome looking plates. Int/Adv skill levels are welcome.
Kumihimo is the ancient art of Japanese braiding. It was originally used for Japanese Obijime (belts) and ceramonial braided jewelry. Now we use it for bracelets, necklaces, belts, purse handles, dog leashes and many other items.