UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

November 

Intro to Needle Felting: Animals with Heidi Reeves 12:00-3:00

November 9th 2019 $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 (bring to class): $20.

Sign up period closed. 

Embellishing Gourds with Pine Needle Weaving with Karey Dodge 12:00-4:00 November 14th 2019 $75 Non-Members / $65 Members 

In this workshop, you will have a hands-on opportunity to learn pine needle decorating techniques as you embellish natural gourds. You will use dyes, pine needles, colorful threads, beads and feathers to create a one of a kind piece of art. Materials included.

December

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. 

January

Winter Aspens in Oil with a Palate Knife with Monika Johnson 12:00-4:00 January 11th 2020 $60

Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture and color. She will explain color mixing, determining values and how to apply oil paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light and shadow. We will focus on creating interesting compositions and several oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome.

Materials are not included. Please see Material List.

Intro to Needle Felting: Animals with Heidi Reeves 12:00-3:00

January 25th 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). 

February

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.

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.

Intro to Needle Felting: Animals with Heidi Reeves 12:00-3:00

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).

March

Lake Tahoe in Oil with a Palate Knife with Monika Johnson

12:00-4:00 March 14th 2020 $60 

Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture and color. She will explain color mixing, determining values and how to apply oil paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light and shadow. We will focus on creating interesting compositions and several oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome.

Supplies are not included. Please see Materials List.

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.

May

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.

Wild Flowers in Oil with a Palate Knife with Monika Johnson

12:00-4:00 May 9th 2020 $60

Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture and color. She will explain color mixing, determining values and how to apply oil paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light and shadow. We will focus on creating interesting compositions and several oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome.

Supplies are not included. Please see Materials List.

June

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.

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

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.

Sailboats in Oil with a Palate Knife with Monika Johnson

12:00-4:00 August 8th 2020 $60

Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture and color. She will explain color mixing, determining values and how to apply oil paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light and shadow. We will focus on creating interesting compositions and several oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome.

Supplies are not included. Please see Materials List.

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

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

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.

Autumn Aspens with a Palate Knife with Monika Johnson

12:00-4:00 October 10th 2020 $60

Monika will teach you how to paint with bold texture and color. She will explain color mixing, determining values and how to apply oil paint with a palette knife. In this workshop you will learn how to paint the effect of light and shadow. We will focus on creating interesting compositions and several oil painting fundamentals. All levels of painting experience including beginners are welcome.

Supplies are not included. Please see Materials List.

November 

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.

December

North Tahoe Arts is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to support the arts in the North Tahoe-Truckee communities through exposure, education and participation.

Artisan Shop Hours
11am-5pm
Closed Christmas Day
Closed New Years Day
380 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 581-2787
info@northtahoearts.com
 
Mailing Address
PO Box 6354
Tahoe City, CA 96145