UNDERSTANDING THE COLOR WHEEL with Julie Riker (2/24, 6-9pm)
Nationally recognized Plein Air artist, Julie Riker will lead you to a better understanding of the color wheel for oil and acrylic painters. Learn to mix any color using a limited palette.
TUITION: $60 MEM / 75 NON-MEMBERS
(A Supply List, if needed, is included with your completed registration confirmation email. Masks are required at this time, regardless of vaccination status. If you should have any questions for your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email to send them a message.)
CANCELLED - ABSTRACT MIXED MEDIA with Sue Marrazzo ISAP, NCS, ISEA (3/9, 10-2pm)
NEW at YAA! Students will learn design and mixed media art techniques while painting intuitively. You will be guided in steps and create an original abstract painting in this workshop.
TUITION: $90 MEM / $115 NON-MEM
SEEING EXPRESSIVE COLOR for ALL MEDIUMS with Susan Nicholas Gephart (3/11-3/12, 9:30-4pm)
Discover how to see beyond the obvious within the landscape, and use expressive color to capture the essence of mood and atmosphere in sky, water, and more. Whether you work in pastel, oil, watercolor, or acrylic, you will learn to see the depth of color and create a unique and personally expressive painting.
Skilled in all mediums, Susan is a seasoned plein air and studio painter that will lead you to your personal color expression in the medium of your choice. Each day will begin with a short demo focusing on methods that will aid in color expression. One afternoon session will deal with “How to prepare for Plein Air painting in the field”.
The use of underpainting and color mixing will be explored in both pastel and oil. “Thumbnail Sketches” and their importance in supporting strong compositions and values within color, will help you “Target Focus” on what inspires you in the landscape. There will be personal time at your easel following the morning demo, with support and attention given at each artist’s easel. Susan requires each student to contact her prior to this workshop! You may reach out by phone, 814-360-2116 or by email to: email@example.com. Learn more about the instructor, here.
TUITION: $245 MEM / $270 NON-MEM
(A Supply List, is included with your completed registration confirmation email. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status.)
MANDALA! A MIXED MEDIA Workshop with Susan Davitti-Darling (3/15, 3/16, 9:30-4pm) Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means circle. This circle is important in many cultures from East to West, and is evident in the cycle of life itself. Mandala is a symbol of wholeness, a tool for expression, meditation and exploration. This class will present the opportunity to explore the mandala in mixed media. You are welcome to incorporate acrylic, colored pencils, and collage. You are welcome to stay in your medium of choice. I will bring some samples that I have of this intriguing art form and share more about its history.
TUITION: $150 MEM / $175NON-MEM
(A Supply List, if needed, is included with your completed registration confirmation email. Masks are required at this time, regardless of vaccination status. If you should have any questions for your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email and it will go to your instructor.)
ABSTRACT MIXED MEDIA with Julie Yontz-Rupp
This class is for the artist that likes to create objectionable and non- objectionable abstract art. Each student will accumulate several exciting starts and then we will study elements of design including composition, color theory, value, focal point and line work to bring your painting to a fabulous finish. We will also explore combining mediums & textural effects along with other exciting techniques. Students are encouraged to retain their own style while searching for the best solution to their exciting and intriguing starts.
Expect a lively fun class with each session to include demos, critiques, individual instruction and positive interaction among classmates. So, bring a positive attitude & a spirit open to endless artistic expression.
TUITION: $150 Members / $175 Non-Members
LUMINOUS WATERCOLOR with Lynne YanchaBased on 40 years of experience, Lynne’s goal is not only to share her knowledge of watercolor painting but to encourage you to trust your instincts as you paint. This workshop will focus on figurative and animal subjects. She will address power through design; paint application; the importance of light, mystery, and mistakes; use of white acrylic to enhance details; techniques to make skin tones and techniques to combine elements of abstraction and realism in your watercolor paintings. Lynne will work one on-one with each student addressing each student’s needs and will present numerous demonstrations based on the students’ requests.
What to expect if you are new to this workshop:
LEVELS: ALLTUITION: $225 MEM / $250 NON-MEM(A Supply List, is included with your completed registration confirmation email. Masks are required at this time, regardless of vaccination status. If you should have any questions for your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email and it will go to your instructor.)
QUICK AND EASY WATERCOLOR MINI PAINTINGS- Spring Themes with Deb Watson Painting is easier, not to mention more fun, with four simple watercolor scenes you can trace and paint. Working small lets you concentrate on one watercolor technique at a time, start to finish. In no time at all, you'll have miniature paintings ready to frame or to turn into a beautiful card. If you’ve never painted before, this is a great introduction to watercolor. If you’re already a painter, it’s great guided practice for learning about colors and composition. Miniature paintings provide a big lesson and a fun day painting with watercolor. Four cards will be included, with more available to purchase. Bring your own supplies or pay an extra ten dollars to have all supplies provided.
TUITION: $75 MEM / $100 NON-MEM
ACRYLIC PAINTING with Will Harmuth
Nationally known acrylic artist Will Harmuth, as showcased in Acrylic Today Magazine, will discuss and demonstrate his personal method of painting and use of acrylics to produce paintings that contain energy and life! Bring your acrylics and work alongside Will during this two-day workshop and discover his secret techniques using acrylic paints. Demonstrations and mentoring you to a new level of freedom in your work. Bring your subjects / photos / research…and let’s give ourselves the permission to let go and go forward with our work. www.willharmuth.com
TUITION: $275 MEM / $300 NON-MEM
(The supply list will be provided by the instructor. Masks are required at this time, regardless of vaccination status. If you should have any questions for your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email and it will go to your instructor.)
PAINTING PEOPLE WITH COLOR AND LIGHT with Katriel Srebnik (3/31 9:30-4pm) Our special Guest Artist will offer Painting People with Light and Color. Traditional and Impressionist painting “secrets” are introduced and demonstrated: establishing the composition, light and dark masses, and basic structure of the head and figure; capturing the effects of light and atmosphere; selecting and mixing colors on the palette and the canvas; painting convincing flesh tones and clothing in a painterly manner; and helpful studio tips.
Artists of all levels are welcome, from beginner to professional. After the demonstration, the instructor will work with students individually. The demonstration will be in oil. Artists are welcome to work in oil, acrylic, watercolor or gouache.
LEVELS: ALL TUITION: $150 MEM / $175 NON-MEM
(*The supply list will be distributed by the instructor.* Masks are required at this time, regardless of vaccination status. If you should have any questions for your instructor, simply reply to your confirmation email and it will go to your instructor.)
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