adult workshops

The Art of Glass Fusing Workshop with April Anderson

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The Art of Glass Fusing Workshop with April Anderson
Learn the fun and fascinating art of glass fusing. Participants  design and create several pieces of art and/or jewelry from a variety of colors, shapes and sizes of fusible glass.  The instructor will show you how to cut and break glass safely and provide insight into glass types, compatibility, technique, firing temperatures and the different styles […]

Children’s Book Illustration with Lena Shiffman (Ages 16 & Up)

874 Children’s Book Illustration with Lena Shiffman

Age: Adults and teens, age 16 and up
Sunday, February 22
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuition: $110; member: $90
Instructor: Lena Shiffman

Learn the rules of storytelling from professional illustrator Lena Shiffman.  In this one day workshop on book illustration, participants will get insight and professional tips on everything from ideas, character design, medium, and layout to working with authors, art […]

A Day of Contemporary Tapestry with Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei

891 A Day of Contemporary Tapestry with Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei – Sunday, March 22

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Check-in & Coffee
10:00 -11:00 a.m. Lecture by Archie Brennan: Tapestry Weaving Today – An Open Creative Journey
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lecture by Susan Martin Maffei: Modern Tapestry’s Connection to Ancient Cultures of the Americas
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Break
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Troubleshooting Demonstration: […]

I Just Got a Camera: Now What? Photography Workshop with Nancy Ori

I Just Got a Camera: Now What? Photography Workshop with     Nancy Ori
Learning how to work your new camera properly can make all the difference in the world. Let’s have fun taking great pictures and take the fear out of working the camera.  This beginning workshop, also open to teens, will cover basic digital camera controls and how they relate to:  light and […]

Landscape & Garden Photography with Nancy Ori

729 Landscape & Garden Photography with Nancy Ori

Time: 10:30 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 14
Tuition: $90; member: $70
Instructor: Nancy Ori
Held at Race Farm in Blairstown, NJ.

This workshop will be encouraging and filled with insights on photographing within the landscape and your own garden environment, covering many technical, aesthetic and expressive issues with discussion and demonstrations.  The goal is to encourage growth in your color vision, composition and understanding of […]

Plein Air Painting Workshops with Oscar Peterson

Plein Air Painting Workshops with Oscar Peterson
Artists have been painting en plein air (outdoors) for hundreds of years.  Students will continue in this tradition and learn the techniques to start, establish, and finish a painting en plein air. Fundamental principles of capturing color, light, planes, and structure will be covered.

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Please Note:  This workshop will take place at the Historic Dvoor […]

Printmaking: An Introduction

781 Printmaking: An Introduction with Jessica Lenard

Time: 11:00 a.m.  – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 21
Tuition: $75; member: $55 (plus $10 materials)
Instructor: Jessica Lenard

Printmaking is a fascinating art form that can be learned quickly with a minimum amount of training. Simply stated, it is a process of transferring an image onto paper or cloth from one surface to another by use of a printing press. Images are quickly produced with broad brush […]