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Rogue Gallery & Art Center Announces 2011 Spring/Summer Classes & Workshops Schedule

We’ll be entering these classes & workshops in our online calendar at the Southern Oregon Artists Resource soon, but wanted to post them all in one spot for your convenience:

LIFE DRAWING OPEN STUDIO 3rd & 4th Fridays   11am-1pm     April – May
$10 members/$15 non-members. Must have two attendees or session will be cancelled. Join other adult artists for an uninstructed, 2-hour open studio session with an experienced live model. Warm up with short poses with a series of longer poses to follow. Although named “life drawing,” other mediums (except for oil paint) are welcome. Some non–consumable materials (easels, stools, trays, drawing boards) are available for use.

Creative Landscapes in Oil with Adrienne Husum
May 13, 14 & 15  Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 10am-3pm, Sunday 1-5pm
$150 members / $175 non-members
(add’l materials list)                        REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 4/29

Adrienne Husum’s landscapes seem to “glow from within” and impart a deep and serene other-worldliness. In this workshop, participants will to learn to compose a landscape painting using basic design techniques. Participants will be encouraged to re-evaluate the natural setting and to configure paintings based on simplified abstract elements. The objective of this class is to use subject matter as a tool to enhance creativity, not merely factual depictions. Previous oil painting experience required.

 

Intro to Botanical Illustration with Ann DiSalvo
May 21 & 22  Saturday & Sunday 10am–4pm
$115 members / $140 non-members
(add’l materials list)                          REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/6

Using direct observation, workshop participants will study the essential details of plants. The goal is to create illustrations that exhibit the distinct characteristics of each plant species. Starting in pencil, then moving into ink and finishing with color, if desired, students will learn through hands-on experience and instruction to accurately record live plant samples using the time-honored techniques of botanical art.                            Some drawing experience required.

 

Silkscreen Printmaking at Home with Jess Gleasman
May 28 & 29 Saturday & Sunday 10am–3pm
$220 members / $240 non-members
(add’l materials list)                         REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/13

This workshop is an introduction to silkscreen printing on various surfaces. Students will learn to prepare an image and screens for printing, proper set-up and technique for printing, and how to manipulate the screen or image for desired effects. Use of tools, printing techniques, registration, and layering will all be demonstrated and discussed. Students will leave this class with a kit of necessary items to continue silkscreen printing at home. Basic drawing and composition skills helpful.


Plein-Air Monotypes with Nancy Jo Mullen June 3, 4 & 5 Friday 7–9pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 2–5pm
$270 members / $290 non-members
(add’l materials list)                           REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/27

Participants in this workshop will create images by drawing and painting onto plexiglass plates on location- drawing inspiration for those images from their surroundings. Using these plates in the studio, students will print while learning to refine and register images, properly handle paper, use the press, and other printmaking practices. This workshop is a rare chance to explore the medium of print in a “painterly” way.
All skill levels welcome.

 

Pastel Figures and Faces with Ilene Gienger-Stanfield
July 15, 16 &17 Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9am–4pm
$305 members / $325 non-members
(add’l materials list)                       REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/1

Working from live models and beginning with shorter poses, participants will practice their drawing skills emphasizing accuracy, edges, composition, and value. As the poses lengthen, students learn to incorporate use of color and gesture exaggeration to capture the essence of a stance. Silhouette, tones, light and shadow painting approaches will be covered. Each session will include a large variety of models, props, and poses. Participants may work on portraits or full figures. Ilene’s workshops are interactive, informative, and fun. She encourages participants to share their painting challenges and assists them in working through those frustrations. This combination of sensitivity, knowledge, and practical application make this a popular workshop for participants of all levels. All skill levels welcome.

 

Watercolor Landscape Made Simple with Chris Messer
July 22, 23 & 24  Friday & Saturday 10am-4pm & Sunday 10am-1pm
$250 members / $270 non-members
(add’l materials list)                      REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/8

Watercolor landscape can be simple to create if you are equipped with the right tools and knowledge. In this workshop, students will learn to simplify the complexities of landscapes by addressing them as simple shapes and forms, distinguish the forms with color, value and texture, and identify the elements of landscape design and composition. The workshop will progress into discussions and exploration of color theory in order to create more expressive landscapes in water media. All skill levels welcome.

 

Encaustic with Textile Sensibilities with Daniella Woolf
August 5, 6 & 7  Friday , Saturday & Sunday 10am –4pm
$350 members / $370 non-members
(add’l materials list)                    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/22

The ancient art of encaustic is an exciting tool when used to expand one’s visual vocabulary. This workshop is geared to incorporating textile and fiber sensibilities into working with encaustic medium. Learn how to easily and neatly imbed fibers and paper materials, transfer images onto surfaces, metal leafing, collage, work with line and edge, and mixed-media techniques to develop encaustics that are rich and layered. Safety procedures and studio set-up will be addressed, as will mounting techniques and shipping issues. This versatile, durable, and translucent medium creates amazing layers, textures, and surfaces. Come explore artist Daniella Woolf’s unique approach to working with wax. All skill levels welcome.

LIFE DRAWING OPEN STUDIO 3rd & 4th Fridays   11am-1pm     April – May
$10 members/$15 non-members. Must have two attendees by 11:15 or session will be cancelled.

Join other adult artists for an uninstructed, 2-hour open studio session with an experienced live model. Warm up with short poses with a series of longer poses to follow. Although named “life drawing,” other mediums (except for oil paint) are welcome. Some non–consumable materials (easels, stools, trays, drawing boards) are available for use.

 

Kid’s Classes

Drop In & Draw–during school year

Create and Explore Art on non-school Mondays

$3/hr per hour per child      9 am to 1 pm

(Mar 7, April 11, May 9)

Ages 6-12  no pre-registration

 

Afterschool Art Studio–during school year

Sincerely Fun Serious Art Instruction on early-release Wednesdays (Oct 6 – May 25)

$15/Wednesday ($5/hr per child) 2 pm to 5 pm

Painting, Drawing, Sculpting, Printing, Weaving and Art History

Ages 7-14 monthly pre-registration required

Kids Summer Art Camps 2011

Ages 7-13

June 14 – 17, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

World Art with Amy Godard
$110 members / $125 non-members

Take an artistic trip around the globe. Make projects inspired by the traditional artwork of other cultures. A whirl-wind trip around the world of art!

June 21– 24, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

Monoprinting with Nancy Jo Mullen

$115 members / $130 non-members
Learn monoprinting to create a “painterly” print on the press in the beautiful off-site studio of our instructor. After art time, enjoy a dip in the pool between noon and 1pm!

June 21-24, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

Book Arts with Lydia Trottman
$110 members / $125 non-members

Create your own storybook! Learn drawing and painting skills to illustrate a story and then bind them into your very own book.

June 28-July 1, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

Fiber Arts with Mary Wilkins-Kelly

$110 members / $125 non-members
Enjoy weaving, sewing, basketry, and more. Learn to work with fibers to create colorful projects to treasure!

July 5-8, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

Performance Art with Samar Dawisha

$110 members / $125 non-members
Become a “living painting!” Study the work of an important artist, use it as inspiration to create scenery based on a famous painting. Then, create masks to become the characters in the painting.

July 11-14, 9 am to noon, Monday -Thursday

Sculpture with Samar Dawisha
$110 members / $125 non-members

Work in 3-dimensions using wood, clay, found objects, and more. Create sculptures inspired by the work of famous artists!

July 18-21, 9 am to noon, Monday -Thursday
Pop Art with Amy Godard
$110 members / $125 non-members

Make collages, screen prints, and draw your own comics inspired by popular artists from around the world. This is a fun way for kids to learn about the basic elements of design, and make their art POP!

July  19-22, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

Relief Printing with Nancy Jo Mullen

$115 members / $130 non-members
Learn relief printmaking on the press in the beautiful off-site studio of our instructor.
After art time, enjoy a dip in the pool between noon and 1 pm!

July 26-29, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

Paper Arts with Mary Wilkins-Kelly
$110 members / $125 non-members
Explore creating sheets of handmade paper, paper maché sculptures, and paper-based art projects. Fun and versatile, paper is a great material for imagination!

August 1-4, 9 am to noon, Monday –Thursday

Cartoon & Manga with Eva Fawcett
$110 members / $125 non-members

Learn tips, tricks, and techniques for creating your own Manga characters, comic strip, comic book, and more. Explore a colorful world of cartooning!

August 9-12, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

Painting with Eva Fawcett

$110 members / $125 non-members
Color is everywhere! Learn brushstrokes, color theory, and effects while you explore watercolor, tempera, and other non-toxic paint mediums.

August 16– 19, 9 am to noon, Tuesday– Friday

Drawing with Amy Godard

$110 members / $125 non-members
Explore a wealth of drawing techniques and materials. Learn shading, perspective, and proportion while working in charcoal, graphite, and color

For more information about Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s art education programs, registration and scholarships, please contact:

Holly Kilpatrick

Education Director

Rogue Gallery & Art Center

40 South Bartlett St  Medford, OR 97501

(541)772-8118 ext. 301

[email protected]

Visit the RGAC website

 

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