2016 Fall Class & Workshop Schedule
 
 

WORKSHOPS (October, November)

 
Painting "See the Everyday in an Abstract Way"
Saturday, October 8, 1-3 pm

Instructor: David Jones

  Focus on paint spread on a surface, which the artist then reviews and studies to see an abstract shape that will become the driving idea for the finished painting. Finish artworks using this technique with peer ideas and input during the process.  
 
Tuition: $24
 
Registration deadline: Saturday, Oct. 1
 
 
Zentangle
Saturday, October 15, 10 am - 12:30 pm 1:00 - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Jean Theurkauf

  In the morning you will learn the basic principles of the Zentangle method, a relaxing, meditative practice that focuses attention and mindfulness, while creating beautiful art. No artistic experience or talent necessary! Using a simple, step by step process, you will create two beautiful, miniature works of art. You will also learn some basic shading techniques. In the afternoon session you will learn techniques to add even more elegance and beauty to your Zentangle art.  
 
Tuition: $72 (including materials)
 
Registration deadline: Saturday, Oct. 8
 
 
Photographs: Seeing and Making
Saturday, October 22 & Sunday, October 23, 10 am - noon, 1-3 pm

Instructor: Adrien Bisson

  Seeing, visualizing, encountering, composing, making. This weekend workshop is about moving from "capturing" or "taking pictures" to "making photographs". You should have a camera that allows manual settings and have a working knowledge of those settings.  
 
Tuition: $96
 
Registration deadline: Saturday, Oct. 15
 
 
Mask Making
Saturday, October 22, 12 - 5 pm

Instructor: Barbara Fletcher

  Using a variety of paper-making and surface design techniques, we will create a form-fitting mask that you can wear and hang as a keepsake.  
 
Tuition: $60
 
Registration deadline: Saturday, Oct. 15
 
 
Using the Portrait as Inspiration: A Drawing Workshop
Sunday, October 23, 10 am - Noon, 12:30 - 4 pm

Instructor: Gillian Frazier

  Students will investigate both the formal and conceptual aspects of portraiture. Using a model and reference, students will explore anatomy, proportion, shading and facial expression using a variety of drawing media including pencil, charcoal and pastels. Participants will also explore the portrait by studying historical and contemporary approaches to the portrait. Model fee is included.  
 
Tuition: $88 (includes model fee)
 
Registration deadline: Sunday, Oct. 16
 
 

CLAY, POTTERS WHEEL, SCULPTURE - Suzanne Donahue, Westford (All Ages Including Children)

 

Instructor: Suzanne Donahue

Location: Pottery Studio 108 Lowell Rd. Westford
  Beginner or advanced students will learn useful art by means of the potter's wheel and will also learn to sculpt, hand build and add nature to their beautiful designs. Glazing and firing techniques will be applied when creating your pottery. All supplies, and firings are included in cost. Parents are welcome to join with child.  
RCC-E13955 Nov 14-Dec 12 (5 Mon) 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
Tuition: $132
Registration deadline: Monday, Nov. 7
 
RCC-E13956 Nov 15-Dec 13 (5 Tue) 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
Tuition: $132
Registration deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 8
 
 
 

CLAY, POTTERS WHEEL, SCULPTURE - Suzanne Donahue, Westford (Adult and Teen)

 

Instructor: Suzanne Donahue

Location: Pottery Studio 108 Lowell Rd. Westford
  Students will learn useful art by means of the potter's wheel and will also learn to sculpt, hand build and add nature to their beautiful designs. Glazing and firing techniques will be applied when creating your pottery. All supplies and firings are included in cost. Beginner to advanced student.  
RCC-E13959 Nov 14-Dec 12 (5 Mon) 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Tuition: $132
Registration deadline: Monday, Nov. 7
 
RCC-E13960 Nov 15-Dec 13 (5 Tue) 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Tuition: $132
Registration deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 8
 
 
 
 
For additional information, please contact ALLeducation@artsleagueoflowell.org