Plein-Air Drawing with Steve Atkinson
Saturday & Sunday, June 23rd & 24th, 2018 from 10AM to 4PM
•Cost: $75 •Space is limited •Call for reservations (928)778-1385 •Material Required
Let's start drawing. Bring your sketchbook and join Steve in the best classroom on earth ... the great outdoors.
Whether you're a beginning artist or have been drawing your whole life, Steve will guide you through the fun process of achieving rewarding results. RSVP required by calling (928)778-1385.
Basic Painting for All Levels with Gretchen Lopez
Saturday & Sunday, July 21st & 22nd from 10AM to 4PM
•Cost: $150 •Recommended ages: 15 & older •Limited class size – call for reservations (928)778-1385 •Materials required
This two-day workshop is perfect for the beginning student or experienced painter who wishes to expand their skills. We will introduce the students to the basics of starting a painting, along with getting to know your brushes and mixing color from a limited palette. Students will work from a still life the first day, then from photo reference on the second day, but are welcome to bring their own reference material. Lots of Instructor demonstrations and one-on-one provided!
Pastel Workshops with Don Rantz
Wednesdays in August (Aug. 1st, 8th, 15th 22nd & 29th) from 10AM to 2PM
•Cost: $35 per session •Space is limited •Call for reservations (928)778-1385
These ongoing classes are open to both the serious beginner and the experienced artist interested in learning pastel techinique or expanding their skills in the use of pastels. Don is a local, award-winning artist and accmoplished instructor who has been teaching classes and workshops in pastel since 2006, with many of his students going on to receive national recognition for their work.
Intro to Representational Sculpture – The Horse with Neal McEwen
Sat. & Sun., August 18th & 19th, 2018 from 10AM to 4PM
•Cost $75 •Recommended ages: 15 and older •Limited class size – call for reservations (928)778-1385 •Materials Required
This workshop is an introduction to clay sculpture with topics including, assembly of bases, a systematic and proven system for designing and constructing an armature that ensures correct anatomical dimensions, discussion and practice in sculpting the skeletal and muscular structure of the horse, features and differences of various breeds, and sculptural details relating to various elements of anatomy (including study of the horse in motion), facial features, and hair (manes and tails). This class will be a combination of lecture and clay modeling. Emphasis will be placed on the application of hands-on technique to realize an accurate figurative sculpture. Printed material will be provided by the Museum.
*PLEASE NOTE: There is a 15% fee charged for cancellations made up to 1 week before paid programming; no refunds are given after that time and all refunds will be dispersed by check.)