Young Artist Rising Summer Intensive

For 6 weeks, starting Tuesday, June 5th until July 10th – Asher Mains, internationally recognized artist and educator, will be working with 6 young artists aged 16 – 30 to: – put together a small body of work – learn best professional practices for artists and – put on a group exhibit together. The goal […]

Completed April 18th: Intro to Visual Storytelling – Composition

Instructor: Brian Wolbert Time: Wednesdays, 5:30pm – 8:00pm starting April 18th Cost: $120 Goal: Students will learn foundational elements of composition such as focal points, perspective, vantage points and more to enhance drawings, paintings, photography and film. This is the first class in a series of classes about Visual Storytelling. Through lectures, demos and exercises, […]

Completed Feb 28: Life Drawing

4 Week Course Wednesdays, February 28, March, 7, 14, 21 2.5 hours 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Primarily ages 18+ Limited to 12 students Cost: $120 EC (charcoal and practice paper included) Instructor: Asher Mains Life Drawing Description: Drawing from live models is a long and important tradition in fine art. The human figure in […]

Completed: Smart Art: Creative Problem Solving

4 Week Course Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 1.5 hours 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm ASG Juniors Ages: 11-14 Cost: $125 EC (supplies not included) Instructor: LaVanda Mireles Title: Smart Art: Creative Problem Solving Description: Artists are visual problem solvers. In this course, students learn how to understand problems through the eyes of an […]

Completed: Art Model Workshop, Dec 8

Teacher: Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe Date: Friday, December 8th, 6:00pm to 8:15pm Where: Spice Harmony Yoga Studio Cost: $25EC Art modeling is an important part of an artist community. Artists need art models for live references to draw, paint, sculpt, and photograph. Good art models need to be able to stay still for 10, 15, 20 minutes […]

Completed: Oct 3, Intro to Stencils

Intro to Stencils, taught by Asher Mains will cover basic stenciling techniques and materials used by Mains in work such as the Sea Lungs series. This useful process can be used for making signs, decorating rooms or making contemporary art. Once the stencil is cut one can apply spray paint, watercolour, acrylic, oil paint, ink […]

Completed: Sept. 14th: Assemblage Sculpture

Taught by Lavanda Mireles and Rene Froehlich Thursdays September 14th – October 26th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Westerhall. $180 EC Assemblage is three-dimensional collage, it is a work of art made by grouping found or unrelated objects. During the course we will view, study and seek inspiration from works by contemporary artists who use assemblage and […]

Finished: Aug. 29th: Intro to Oil Painting

This class will cover the foundations of oil painting as it has been done for the past several hundred years using the Flemish Method taught by Asher Mains. This short workshop will give artists the tools they need to start making technically proficient paintings based on an understanding of how the materials work together. Thinners […]