All workshops at the Studio are inside and outside weather permitting. Inside workshops are currently limited to 8 vaccinated people & no experience is ever required!
Contact Natalie to register for a workshop or to customize a workshop for an organization, small group or individual workshop in, the studio, in your area or home.
This class is designed to relieve stress & be done in a very quiet restorative environment. No experience is necessary. You will create a Radiant Meditative Eye painting meant to be a focal point for meditation as well as a beautiful empowering experience and mesmerizing piece of art work. These organic radial pieces are soothing to create. We'll be working with gouache & pencil along with metallic paints at the end.
You Can Too Learn To Draw!
Drawing what you see is possible if someone shows you how to draw instead of what to draw. All you need is to develop trust in yourself, try a few new skills, develop eye hand coordination, and learn to really see. Sounds hard? It's not, with some simple guidelines you can learn how to draw with a flowing confidence, and how to adjust what you're not happy with. You'll end up with a stylized realistic series of increasingly accurate drawings.
Pattern-based Design & Color
Learn about a user friendly way to increase your pattern library, and create colorful lyrical designs. Learn about ways to use color affectively, and create a series of pieces using different themes and techniques.
Meaningful Mandala Drawings
Create radial symmetrical designs that are infused with meaning. Although the designs look complex, the materials are simple & the process is mindful and insightful. You’ll have a chance to break out your colored pencils or use ours and learn some new techniques. One of the purposes of creating Mandalas is to create universal harmony.
By exploring the things you value, and revisiting your connections to nature, others, and yourself you will discover your own unique imagery. Relax and enjoy creating these beautiful soothing pieces of art.
Organic Soap Making!
Create 12 bars of artistic, handmade, organic, customized soaps. All materials are provided, including gift wrapping. These make elegant and thoughtful gifts, and making and using your own soap is a great way to pamper yourself!
Watercolor Tricks & Kandinsky
Play with a variety of fun easy ways to work with watercolor. Then we'll look at the artwork of Wassily Kandinsky for inspiration in adding lines & creating a floating musically inspired painting/drawing.
New Class this year! 5 Sessions long-$125 all supplies included-max. 8 people
This is a series of classes that are inspired by flowers. Spend Friday afternoons creating gorgeous pieces of art work in different medias that take you inside flowers! Beginning with large and loose, we'll create a watercolor floral still life, explore blind contour drawings of flowers on experimental watercolor backgrounds, and dive into the center of flowers following Georgia O'Keefe's lead with tempera paints. As always, no experience needed!
This class uses varying line and lots of texture to create landscapes that you can "feel". Learn about what makes Van Gogh's paintings and drawings so captivating. We'll explore mark making techniques and you'll develop your own library of textures to use in creating these layered, intuitive drawings. You'll be introduced to different types of pencils to enhance your work.
Surrealistic Collage & Poetry
Want to get away from it all? This is the perfect time to find out about Surrealism, and indulge in an artistic escape! We'll explore found poetry and create collages that form an alternate universe with interesting characters.
We will use a trick to create a textured interpretation of an abstract piece of art using plaster and wood followed by acrylic paint tricks. These pieces will look and feel intricate but the process is a fun one to learn!