Week-long and weekend classes are offered year-round and include painting and drawing, sculpture, mixed media, and journaling with images.

All abilities are encouraged, no experience is required!

Registration will close 24 hours in advance. If you miss this deadline, please call the Art Base and we can assist in registration if there is still room in the class.

COVID-19 PROTOCOL UPDATE

Due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, the surge in Delta variant cases, and our commitment to be responsible to our constituents and ourselves, proof of vaccination is required for all class participants and instructors.

Individuals can opt to wear a mask, and are to be respected for doing so.

All kids under twelve and/or not yet able to receive a vaccine, must wear masks.

 You can scan and email your vaccine card to abby@theartbase.org or bring to your class. 

FIGURE DRAWING: Monthly

Lindsay Jones
January 26, 2022
Wednesday, 5:30-7:30PM
$55 Single Session, In-person
Scholarships Available
No experience necessary, supplies included

In this fun and low-pressure figure drawing class learn the basics of composition and drawing setup. Using few tools, you will draw a live nude model in quick 15 minute sketches and then work your way into an hour pose giving time to explore depth of field and shadow.

PAINTING EVERYDAY OBJECTS

Jill Sabella
January 30, February 6 & 13, 2022
Sundays, 12:30-4:30PM
$150 All sessions, In-person
Scholarships Available
No experience necessary, supplies included

Learn to paint what you see using direct observation rather than painting from a photograph by taking everyday objects and isolating them in a new context to paint individually. Choose an object from home or something in the classroom. Students will learn to sketch a drawing using pencil or charcoal and then use oil paints to complete a unique work of art to take home.

NATURAL DYEING: Intro to Bundle Dying & pH Modification

Katie Browne
February 5, 2022
Saturday, 10:00-12:30PM
$75 Single Session, In-person
Scholarships Available
No experience necessary, supplies included

Learn a natural dyeing technique called bundle-dyeing which creates botanical imprints using flowers, leaves, vegetable scraps, and other dye stuffs on natural fibers. Experiment with altering the dye colors by modifying their pH. These are fun and simple techniques that can easily be recreated at home. Students will leave with 2 naturally dyed items to keep or gift!

ART, HEALING & HOPE

Sheri Gaynor
February 13, 2022
Sunday, 9:30-11:30AM
In-person and online | FREE
All levels welcome, supplies included
No experience necessary, supplies included

Experience the power of community in an art class designed for healing, FUN, alleviating stress, and decompressing! Explore your creativity while making connections and drawing insight from within. All experience levels are welcome. The focus is on PROCESS, rather than the end result. Please bring your own sketchbook or journal. Journals are available for $15 at the Art Base, call to reserve.

FIGURE DRAWING

Katherine Grey-Walker
February 16, 2022
Wednesday, 5-7PM
$45/Class, In-Person
Scholarships Available
No experience necessary, supplies included

In this fun and low-pressure figure drawing class learn the basics of composition and drawing setup. Using few tools, you will draw a live nude model in quick 15 minute sketches and then work your way into an hour pose giving time to explore depth of field and shadow.

BILINGUAL OPEN STUDIO: Painting

Susannah Lickus
February 20, 2022
Sunday, 12:00PM-5PM
$30/Class, In-Person
Scholarships Available
Some Supplies Included, All levels welcome

Need a space to work on a painting, drawing or just looking for a studio to work in? Bring your own work or start something new in a helpful, communal environment. Try various paints, brushes, and surfaces to support your work. Various papers, boards and panels will be available for purchase. This workshop will be bilingual and those new to art are encouraged to join!

WEEK OF WATERCOLOR

Sarah Peterson
March 21-25, 2022
Monday-Friday, 9:30AM-3:30PM
$500/Week-long workshop
Scholarships Available
No experience necessary, supplies included

Practice the popular alla prima technique of using wet-on-wet watercolor adding the colors all at once, resulting in a fresh and translucent feel.

ONE STITCH:  THREE BOOK STRUCTURES + SLIPCASE

Gabrielle Fox
April 8-10, 2022
Friday, 5:30-7:30PM
Saturday-Sunday, 10:00-4:00PM
$350, Scholarships Available
No experience necessary, supplies included

A book opened reveals a world each of us interprets individually. The three books we will make in this class begin with several sheets of paper with a simple wrapper sewn around as the outside cover. We will then progress to a book with two gatherings and complete the third book which will have many more pages, but structurally is based on the first thinner book.

The final creation for the weekend’s class will be making a box to house all three together.

The Essential Guide to Making Handmade Books written by Gabrielle provides the basic instructions for you to refer to during the class. The fun will be playing with those basic structures to create your own books.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT GABRIELLE FOX

SUPPLIES
All supplies are provided unless otherwise indicated. Supply lists are posted under the course description.

REGISTRATION POLICY
To cancel a registration and receive a refund, notify us at least 10 days before the start of your workshop, we will refund your payment less a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made within 10 days of the start of the workshop.