Upcoming Classes

April

Gouache Painting with Joanne K. Guilfoil - Gardens
April 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members Please register by 04/23/2018! Gouache - sometimes referred to as opaque watercolor, starts out similarly to watercolor. The pigment ratio in gouache is usually much greater than in watercolor and solid white pigment are incorporated. These factors give gouache a much heavier texture and higher opacity than watercolor alone. You will learn different techniques for Gouache and how to work the material to get the wanted effects. Bring what supplies you have, or rent a kit for just $10. All levels are welcome. Each day will be a different theme. Today we will paint Garden Flowers.
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 04/23/2018! Students will explore hand building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Absolute Beginner Acrylic Brush Strokes Workshop with Barbarann Fagley
April 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost per session: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members, Please register by 04/24/2018! Do you want to learn how to paint, but don’t know how to start. Using acrylics is the simplest and most effective way for an absolute beginner to tap into their desire to paint. In this class you will be introduced to the materials and the hands-on brush stroke class. This class needs to be attended from absolute painting starters ones before you can start in the Acrylic Beginner to Intermediate class. Please bring your own material, or you can use the supplies from the instructor for a $10 fee.
Acrylic Beginner to Intermediate Workshop with Barbarann Fagley
April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost per session: $40 Members, $50 Non-Members, Please register by 04/24/2018! Moonlight at the Ocean City Pier - This painting will be a treasure in your home whether you are a vacationer or live here. Using Acrylics is the simplest and most effective way for an absolute beginner to tap into their desire to paint. Learn step-by-step the different brush strokes, how to mix your colors, and painting techniques to get the wanted effects. This is a hands-on workshop perfect for beginners, or if you haven't touched a brush for a while. If you have no paint experience please take the Brush Stroke class before. Please bring your own material, or you can use the supplies from the instructor for a $10 fee.
Sumi-e, East Asian Brush Painting with Joan Lok
April 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
$225/members, $280/non-members Please register by 04/25/2018! Learn to capture the spirits of mischievous cats in quick, simple strokes. Discover the art of Sumi-e, East Asian brush painting, in which every stroke becomes the petal of a flower. Expand your creativity and enhance your artwork to use gestural brushwork to capture the spirits of animals and the beauty of flowers. Author of Barron’s best-selling “Chinese Brush Painting: Flowers”, Joan Lok will cover a variety of subjects, including cats, squirrels, grapes, pumpkin, bird of paradise, cockscomb, daisy, cherry blossoms and apple. This workshop will be packed with demonstration, discussion, and individual help. Read more about Joan and see samples of her artwork at www.joanlok.com Day 1 – Flowers and Fruits – Introduction/refresher to the fundamentals on the first day. We will paint a unique flower, the bird of paradise, and practice how to load the brush with multiple colors to create beautiful petals. Then, we will paint grapes and their leaves by using both center strokes and side strokes. Day 2 – Cute animals - We will start with a small squirrel eating a big pumpkin. Then, we will work on painting cute cats and kittens in different posts and fun color patterns. You may bring photos to paint your favorite cats, or use the samples that Joan provides. Day 3 – Garden Flowers and Plants - We will work on popular garden flowers and plants including cherry blossom, cockscomb, daisy and apple to accompany the cats and kittens in our artwork.
Local Colors, Watercolors with Geri Gaskill
April 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Watch watercolor demonstrations and try your hand as you paint along with Geri! Have fun while you learn to capture the "local color" in watercolors. All levels welcome. Bring what supplies you have or rent a kit for just $10. Today we will paint Doors !
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
April 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $90 for members, $120 for non members Please register by 04/25/2018! Kids love to play with clay! Students will express themselves with a variety of projects as they build hand-eye coordination and have a great time! Cost includes all materials, clay, glazing, and firing. Advanced registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Exploring the World of Watercolor with Kathy Bohs
April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: $20 Members, $25 Non-Members Please register by 04/25/2018! Learn to use your creativity to express yourself through this exciting medium. We will cover different techniques, ideas and tips. This workshop is great if you're new to Watercolor or just want to re-energize your own skills. Paint from life or from a photograph by really looking at colors, shapes, shadows, and light spots to create sparkle. We will paint Lighthouses today!
Yoga surrounded by Art at the Art League with Lora Cole
April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Members: $20, Non-Members $25 Balance mind and body through breath-awareness, physical movement, relaxation, and meditation. You will leave feeling energized and relaxed. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 04/25/2018! Students will explore hand-building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Kids Pizza and Pottery - Make a Snack Plate
April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$35 for members, $44 for non members Instructor: Nancy Barnas. Please register by 04/26/2018! Enjoy a pizza dinner, then make a Snack Plate out of clay! Each month will feature a fun new theme. All clay, materials, and Pizza included in cost.
Art and Soul
April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Funded by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. This month: paint on glass and surfaces other than the canvas to help you learn to adapt to the journey that lies before you. This workshop is focused on the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well being of individuals of all ages. It is based on the belief that the creative process involved in artistic self-expression helps people resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and achieve insight. This healing workshop provides support, acknowledgement and personal acceptance to those who may be experiencing illness, homelessness, abuse, addiction or painful challenges in life and to the family members and friends who may also be affected. Our mission is to offer an escape and healing through art.