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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

March

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Pine Needle Basket Weaving with Karey Dodge-12:00-4:00

March 26th 2020 $57 

Join Karey Dodge as she shares her passion for Pine Needle Basketry. You will learn simple stitches and techniques of this ancient art form. Participants will create a basket with an eclectic flair, embellishing it with gemstones, beads, and feathers to create a lovely piece of art. Materials included.

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Smart Phone-Photography  101! with professional photographer, Martin Gollery-10:00-12:30 March 28th 2020 $57

Yes, you can get better exposures with your cell phone, and I will show you how!

Participants will learn essentials of composition and how to improve the photos that you take in order to make the most out of your vacations or photographic excursions. This is the step that will set you apart from the average Smart Phone photographer. Specific scenarios will be engaged in order to give you the precise information that you need to deal with challenges such as sunrise and sunset, snow and Shadow, dealing with high contrast or low contrast situations, night photography, water, people in the outdoors, animals and wildlife.

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May

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Pine Needle Basket Weaving with Karey Dodge-12:00-4:00

May 7th 2020 $57 

Join Karey Dodge as she shares her passion for Pine Needle Basketry. You will learn simple stitches and techniques of this ancient art form. Participants will create a basket with an eclectic flair, embellishing it with gemstones, beads, and feathers to create a lovely piece of art. Materials included.

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June

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Painting Lake Tahoe In Watercolor with Eva Nichols 3:00-6:00

June 9th 2020 $57 

Find out how easy it is to create a beautiful Tahoe landscape with depth, when you approach it on a step-by-step basis using a variety of watercolor techniques. In addition, make your artwork shine by gaining a better understanding of value and design. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, just an open mind and a playful spirit! Materials included.

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Intro to Acrylic: Jasper Johns & Everyday Objects with Carole Sesko 10:00-12:30

June 11th 2020 $57 

Jasper Johns is an American painter whose career has spanned abstract expressionism to pop art. In this introductory level class, we will learn the basics of painting with acrylics, color mixing, and color theory. Using Jasper Johns as inspiration, we will explore ways to paint everyday objects in new ways. This class is designed for beginner to intermediate levels, with individual attention given to all students. 

August

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Painting Lake Tahoe Miniatures in Watercolor with Eva Nichols-3:00-6:00

August 6th 2020 $57 

Find out how easy it is to create a beautiful Tahoe landscape with depth when you approach it on a step-by-step basis, using a variety of watercolor techniques. In addition, make your artwork shine by gaining a better understanding of value and design. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, just an open mind and a playful spirit! Materials included.

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Pine Needle Basket Weaving with Karey Dodge-12:00-4:00

August 20th 2020 $57 

Join Karey Dodge as she shares her passion for Pine Needle Basketry. You will learn simple stitches and techniques of this ancient art form. Participants will create a basket with an eclectic flair, embellishing it with gemstones, beads, and feathers to create a lovely piece of art. Materials included.

September

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Intro to Acrylic: Exploring the art of Richard Diebenkorn

with Carole Sesko- 1:00-3:00

September 17th 2020 $57 

American abstract expressionist Richard Diebenkorn was an influential painter who presented figurative images in a lyrical, geometric style. This class will focus on acrylic painting techniques, including a basic introduction to acrylics, color mixing, and color theory. Students are asked to bring a photo of a favorite landscape, and we will explore various techniques for translating a realistic image into abstraction. The class is geared toward beginner to intermediate level artists, with individual attention given to each student. 

October

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Pine Needle Basket Weaving with Karey Dodge-12:00-4:00

October 1st 2020 $57 Plus a Material Fee

Join Karey Dodge as she shares her passion for Pine Needle Basketry. You will learn simple stitches and techniques of this ancient art form. Participants will create a basket with an eclectic flair, embellishing it with gemstones, beads, and feathers to create a lovely piece of art. Materials included.

November 

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Pine Needle Weaving and Gourd Embellishing with Karey Dodge 12:00-4:00 November 12th 2020 $75 

In this workshop Karey Dodge will share her creativity in decorating gourds with pine needles. You will use dyes, pine needles, colorful threads, beads, and feathers to create a one of a kind piece of art. Materials included.

Painting A Tahoe Winter Scene in Watercolor with Eva Nichols 3:00-6:00

November 19th 2020 $57 

In this workshop we will go over the basics of watercolor painting, including color theory, traditional as well as unconventional methods of applying paint on paper.  Glazing, wet-into-wet, dry into wet, and dry brushing techniques.  Use of resist, sprinkling of salt, and other experimental effects to create a beautiful Winter-inspired painting.  Beginner to Intermediate Level. Materials included.

Archived Classes

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Intro to Acrylic: Exploring the work of Gustav Klimt with Carole Sesko 1:00-3:30

December 10th 2019 $57

Gustav Klimt is well known for his opulent paintings utilizing metallic paints and intricate details. The class will include a primer on painting with acrylics, color mixing, color theory, and incorporating metallic colors while analyzing and exploring elements of Klimt’s style. This class is suitable for beginner to intermediate level painters, with individual attention given to each student. Please see Materials List. 

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Jazz! Paper Collage inspired by Henri Matisse with Carole Sesko 2:00-4:00

February 6th 2020 $24 Plus a Material Fee

Henri Matisse was a renowned artist who is well-recognized for his Jazz series. In this fun and relaxing class, we will study Matisse’s paper collage, exploring compositional techniques and color theory through a series of exercises. Students will make colorful notecards and have an option to make larger works suitable for framing. This class is appropriate for beginner to intermediate level students.

Required material fee (bring to class): $5.

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Pine Needle Basket Weaving with Karey Dodge-12:00-4:00

February 20th 2020 $57 

Join Karey Dodge as she shares her passion for Pine Needle Basketry. You will learn simple stitches and techniques of this ancient art form. Participants will create a basket with an eclectic flair, embellishing it with gemstones, beads, and feathers to create a lovely piece of art. Materials included.

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Intro to Needle Felting: Animals with Heidi Reeves 10:00-1:00

February 22nd 2020 $57 Plus a Material Fee

Let's create a needle felted animal together! This beginner needle felting class will introduce you to the methods of felting like a pro. Materials fee: $20 (bring to class).