workshops

In addition to regular classes, we host one- or two-day workshops in clay, fibers, graphic arts, and 3-dimensional arts.  For a list of some past workshops, check each of those learning categories.  To suggest a new workshop, please contact the Access Arts office.

Upcoming workshops:

Sundays in the Park, three Sundays in May, Stephens Lake Park, 1:00-3:00.
Come discover the joy of connecting to the natural landscape and the inspiration of painting in the moment!  Masters of Impressionism like Monet and Van Gogh discovered some of the challenges and joys of painting in an environment that is always changing.  Through an experimentation of brushstroke, texture, rhythm and color, some of the most spirited and transformative paintings of our times were created!  Donít leave all the fun to the dead guys and donít miss the chance to get inspired while learning some awesome techniques for pastel, watercolor, and acrylic painting while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine at beautiful Stephens Lake Park!
Three choices of date, each with a different medium to try out.  You can choose one, two or all three!
 •   Sunday, May 7, 1:00-3:00:  Pastel Drawing
 •   Sunday, May 21, 1:00-3:00:  Watercolor Painting
 •   Sunday, May 28, 1:00-3:00:  Acrylic Painting
Each day is $30 per person.  Instructor:  Elizabeth Parris.

Intro to Oil Painting, Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, 1:00-3:00 both days.
If youíve always wanted to start painting but have been too overwhelmed by how much there is to learn, take a deep breath and relax.  This is a simple and fun introduction to some of the tools and techniques you can use to make beautiful art while making some friends in the process!  Join us for a stress-free, two-day workshop focused around choosing a subject, preparing surfaces, mixing colors, and learning techniques in the application of paint.  Canít draw?  Donít worry, we can help with that too!  Come join the fun.    $70 per person.  Instructors:  Elizabeth Parris and Colleen Smith

Use the form at right to choose your workshop(s) and add them to your cart.  Once you have finished making your selections, you can use the "view cart" button to pay.  Please add a note including your name so we know who is registering for the workshop(s).
Spring Workshops