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Fun Watercolor Techniques for Texture & Design
May 4 & 5, 2017 (9 to 4) — Never painted? Have fun and learn color theory, design, and techniques for texture utilizing the unique qualities of watercolor. These methods can be applied to flowerscapes, abstracts, landscapes, the figure or any subject matter. Take class in the cultural and artistic center of Santa Fe, NM in a private studio with all of Dawn's creativity. Explore galleries, museums, restaurants, and nature in your free time (bring your own supplies or materials provided for $35). Watch for Dawn's creations produced into women's clothing at Beall's Florida.com, launching in May, 2017. Visit website


Location: Santa Fe, NM
Instructor: Dawn Davis
Sponsor: Dawn Davis Watercolors
Cost: $275
Email: Dawn Davis
Phone: 505-699-7314

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Out of this World Assemblage and Sculpture
June 19-22, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Discover the world of science fiction in this multi-media class. A series of short stories will provide you with the inspiration you need to build a spacecraft out of ordinary materials, such as cardboard, tin foil, and styrofoam. Once you land on your new planet, spend the week inventing and creating your own colony, including native aliens, robots to help get the work done, and a mixed-media diorama. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Paula Wendland
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Door County Land Art
June 19-22, 2017 (1-4pm) — Land artist Andy Goldsworthy influenced a generation of new artists to look to the natural world for tools, materials, and inspiration. Join this generation of artists as you discover the language of nature-inspired art and design using materials found on the grounds of PenArt. Gather rocks, branches, and leaves and begin constructing collaborative and individual sculptures that explore assemblage, additive and reductive techniques, and installation. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Surface Design for Wearable Art
June 19-22, 2017 (1-4pm) — Transform an old piece of clothing into a three-dimensional work of wearable art in this mixed-media class. Experiment with brush painting, drawing with squeeze bottles filled with thickened dyes and paints, and printmaking techniques as you plan your final pieces. Balance, symmetry, and composition will be considered throughout the process, as well as the historic connection between clothing and identity. Please bring at least two pieces of clothing, preferably made of solid-colored, medium-heavyweight fabric, as well as two old t-shirts. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Dawn Patel
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 3 1/2 to 5): Draw, Paint, Sculpt
June 19-22, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Are you still trying to decide what your favorite medium is? Or, are they all your favorites? Each day will focus on a different art medium, including drawing, painting, collage, and mixed-media sculpture. Develop foundational skills and learn basic terminology regarding each medium through hands-on exercises and projects. This class will provide opportunities for you to express yourself and explore process. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Cara Hutchison
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 3 1/2 to 5): Cartoons and Characters
June 26-29, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Bring your imagination and we’ll provide the materials for you to create your very own cartoon characters. Brainstorm, sketch, and finalize your characters as you explore the language of storytelling. Create multiple paintings and drawings throughout the week that describe your characters’ emotions, families, homes, and more. Drawing, painting, mixed-media, and sculptural techniques will be explored in this exciting class. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Christine Newman
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Sequential Art and Illustration
June 26-29, 2017 (1-4pm) — Discover the process of illustrating and writing a sequential story from planning, layout, and sketching, to the final finished pages. Using personal experiences or your imagination, build your own narrative filled with invented characters and settings. A variety of drawing materials and styles, including graphic novels, cartooning, and manga, will be explored and provide you with a foundation in illustration techniques. Share your finished story and images in a final comic book. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Christine Newman
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Comic Books
June 26-29, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Do you love to create cartoons and comics? In this drawing class, you will explore the language of cartooning and develop your own characters and story. Expand your drawing skills as you learn how to depict a variety of expressions on your characters’ faces. Compose each frame of your comic strip and use text to help tell your story. Graphic novels, manga, and other illustration styles will be looked at and discussed to help you invent your own characters and style. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Thomas Wallestad
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 13-17): Graphic Novels: Narrative and Illustration
June 26-29, 2017 (1-4pm) — Sharpen your illustration and cartooning skills in this intensive experience for teens. Work both collaboratively and independently as you learn the process of illustrating a sequential story - from writing, layout, and sketching, to the final finished pages. A range of exercises focused on developing technique will introduce you to a variety of media that can be used to complete your illustrations and express your ideas. Open to beginning and advanced students, you will leave this intensive with confidence in your unique style and voice. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Thomas Wallestad
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Family Workshop - 4th of July Parade: Giant Puppets
July 1-4, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Puppetry has a distinct ability to captivate our imaginations through storytelling with human-like forms that are at once familiar and otherworldly. In this class, you will design and build your own large-scale, wearable puppet masks to examine how human characteristics can be altered or exaggerated to create a sense of wonderment and delight for both the maker and viewer. Class will be held the mornings of Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Johanna Winters
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $85, Non-Members: $95
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Kil'n Time on the Wheel
July 5-8, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Whether you’re new to working with clay or more advanced, this class will help you develop and practice your skills on the potter’s wheel. Learn how to center, open, and pull clay to create functional forms. Additionally, explore pulling a ceramic handle and adding feet to your vessels. Texture tools and brightly colored underglazes will decorate the surface. A final clear glaze will ensure all pieces are safe for food and beverage. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Kari George
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Fantastic World of Ceramics: Hand and Wheel
July 5-8, 2017 (1-4pm) — Learn the art of throwing clay on the wheel to form mugs, dishes, and vases. Combine these new skills with handbuilding techniques to create a series of fantasy-based functional forms. Pull inspiration from your favorite adventure books and movies, including Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and more, to add dimensional details, texture, and painted imagery to your work. A final clear glaze will ensure all pieces are food safe. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Ceramic Totem Poles
July 5-8, 2017 (1-4pm) — The first totem poles were made from cedar trees and told the story of a family through carvings of animals, symbols, and designs. In this class, you will build a modern totem pole out of stacked clay forms to tell the story of your family! Use pinch, slab, and coil techniques to sculpt the individual pieces. Decorate the surface with texture tools and brightly colored underglazes. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Kari George
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 3 1/2 to 5): Ceramic Stories
July 5-8, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Bring some of your favorite book characters to life using clay. Each class will begin with a classic story to give you inspiration for the day’s projects. Learn how to pinch, shape, roll, and form clay into small creatures, figures, and more. Add texture, pattern, and color to your clay pieces using a variety of tools and tempera paint. Finally, create a place for your characters to live by building a mixed-media diorama. At the end of the class, take home several air-dry clay creatures, as well as a three-dimensional diorama. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Paula Wendland
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $135, Non-Members: $145
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 3 1/2 to 5): Multi-Media Paintings
July 10-13, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Push the boundaries of traditional painting by adding printmaking, collage, and three-dimensional elements to your pieces. Learn basic painting methods, including color mixing and brush handling, as you experiment and explore subject matter. Create luminous paintings with interesting layers, visual rhythms, and varied textures. Let process be your guide! Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Paula Wendland
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Crazy about Color!
July 10-13, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Color is one of the most powerful tools an artist can use. In this class, you will learn how nature creates color, how color affects the way we see and feel, and how artists have used color throughout art history. Create a body of work that reflects your unique personality, imagination, and inspiration through color. A range of painting styles, paint media, and subject matter will be explored, including portraiture, nature studies, perspective, and abstraction. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Penny Niesen
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Explorations in Ink
July 10-13, 2017 (1-4pm) — A line is a dot that went for a walk. In this drawing class, you will explore the straight, curvy, zigzagged, and wiggly lines of calligraphy, zentangles, sumi painting, and more. Art history discussions will introduce the techniques of each drawing method, while skill building exercises will provide hands-on practice using ink as a drawing and writing tool. Complete successful drawings and writing samples in a fun and experimental atmosphere. A handbound book or portfolio will preserve your work of illuminated letters, calligraphy, sumi paintings, and zentangles. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Scratchboard: Getting it Down in Black and White
July 10-13, 2017 (1-4pm) — Discover a new way of drawing in black and white in this class focused on scratch media. See how light and shadow can create depth and volume in a drawing. Explore the variety of textures and marks that can be created on a scratchboard surface. Additional experiments will include adding watercolor washes for color and using collage to create a textured surface. Your final composition will be completed on coated scratchboard, where the drawing will be made entirely of white lines and shapes scratched from the surface. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Paula Wendland
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Family Workshop - Our Family's Favorite Places: Collaged Landscapes
July 14, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Push the boundaries of traditional landscape painting as you create images that incorporate paint, collage, and textural elements. Gain inspiration from 20th Century artists Wayne Thiebaud, David Hockney, and Richard Diebenkorn. View and discuss their use of pattern, color, perspective, and composition in the landscape. Basic painting skills, color mixing, and collage techniques will be covered. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Penny Niesen
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $40, Non-Members: $50
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 13-17): Personal Expression Through iPhoneography
July 17-19, 2017 (9am-3pm) — Technology has made photography fast, cheap, and easy, but with so many images out in the world, how do you create something memorable? Great images are well-composed, carefully lit, and have something to say. This class delves into the technical and compositional aspects of photography. Explore contemporary photographers, practice styling images for social media, and work with apps that offer more control. Expect to try a variety of photography techniques and work toward making a collection of beautiful images with an authentic tone. Bring a fully charged iPhone/iPad, charger, iTunes password to download apps, journal, and five favorite photos. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Kasey Hembel
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $200, Non-Members: $210
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Going Graphic
July 17-20, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Discover how graphic design and printmaking are used in the worlds of art and advertising. Learn how powerful images can be as you study familiar logos and graphics. Experiment with printmaking techniques, including relief, monoprint, silk screen, and collage, as you develop your own ideas and images. Take your designs beyond your initial sketch by experimenting with processes and expanding your ideas to create finished works of art. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Penny Niesen
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Book Arts
July 17-20, 2017 (1-4pm) — Learn the history and techniques of book arts in this fundamental bookmaking class. Familiarize yourself with the processes of preparing papers, designing covers and pages using printmaking techniques, and binding through a series of exercises and simple glue-bound books. Construct a final journal that features hand painted covers and uses a coptic stitch for binding. Fill your new journal with drawings, writing, and more. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Katie Baeten
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Printmaking Palooza
July 17-20, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Learn about the versatile medium of printmaking! This class will explore a variety of print methods, including painterly monoprints, collographs using found objects, rubbings from nature, and more. Combine and layer these processes to create one-of-a-kind pieces in both two- and three-dimensions. Develop your skills and ideas as you experiment with color, texture, shape, and pattern. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Family Workshop - Our Family's Stories: Pop-Up and Tunnel Books
July 21, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Bring your images into three dimensions using pop-up and tunnel book construction. Tunnel books contain a three-dimensional “stage-like” window with layers that, together, create a complete image. Using imagery of your choosing, you will separate information into foreground, mid-ground, and background layers, and construct the final book. Basic drawing and bookmaking techniques will be demonstrated and explored. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $40, Non-Members: $50
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 13-17): Knee High Pots
July 24-27, 2017 (1-4pm) — Create large-scale works of art in this ceramic intensive. Basic throwing techniques, including centering, opening, and pulling up walls, will be practiced as you create a series of bowls, plates, and cups. Using these pieces for inspiration, design even larger sculptures. Cut, reassemble, and attach your thrown pieces to make at least one substantial sculpture by the end of the week. Colorful underglazes will be used to add pattern and color to your work. A final clear glaze will ensure all pieces are safe for handling. Your fired pieces will be ready for pickup five weeks after the last day of class, or they can be shipped to you for a fee. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Lucy Yogerst
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Free Wheelin'
July 24-27, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Have you always wanted to learn how to throw pots on the wheel? This class will give you the opportunity to create unique wheel-thrown forms out of clay. With ample time to practice, learn how to center, open, pull up walls, and trim your clay pieces. Embellishment will be added using texture tools and brightly colored underglazes. A final clear glaze will ensure all pieces are safe for food and beverage. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Lucy Yogerst
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Fantastic Beasts and Imaginary Creatures
July 24-27, 2017 (1-4pm) — Discover a world of mythical creatures in this ceramics class. Learn about mermaids, dragons, griffins, and more as you read fantasy books and discuss imaginary beings. Sketch your own versions of these creatures and bring them to life in clay using handbuilding techniques. Add dimensional details, texture, and color using a variety of tools and colorful underglazes. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Paula Wendland
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 3 1/2 to 5): Ceramic Musical Instruments
July 24-27, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Music, geography, and history come together in this ceramics class. Learn about cultures, both near and far, from throughout history and discover how they made and decorated musical instruments out of clay. Create your own instruments, including rattles, whistles, and horns, using air-dry clay. Use mark-making tools to create texture, and tempera paint to add color and pattern to your pieces. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $135, Non-Members: $145
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 3 1/2 to 5): Influential Artists
July 31 - August 3, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Discover famous artists and movements from throughout history and present day! Travel through time and study select art movements, artistic styles, and the artists that made them famous - from the Renaissance to Post-Modern times, including Leonardo da Vinci, Wassily Kandinsky, and Kara Walker. Experiment with a variety of materials and create pieces in response to each artist and movement. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Painting Landscapes and Dreamscapes
July 31 - August 3, 2017 (1-4pm) — This class will bring together images from your surroundings and imagination to create dynamic paintings of hybrid spaces. For inspiration, you will take a group hike around the grounds of PenArt, looking at the plants, animals, and sculptures, as well as sketch ideas and images from your dreams. Using expressive watercolor techniques, including flowing washes and painted textures, you will create a series of imaginative paintings that depict your ideal place. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Kathleen Nelson
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Painted Selfies
July 31 - August 3, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Develop your skills in drawing and painting as you create a series of self-portraits. Lessons regarding how to accurately depict facial features and proportions will be covered, as well as color mixing and brush handling in watercolor. After viewing the master self-portrait works of Vincent van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, and other artists, create images that tell the story of your unique personality, interests, and history. Please bring at least one printed photo of your face with you to class. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Kathleen Nelson
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $130, Non-Members: $140
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 13-17): Graffiti Arts
July 31 - August 3, 2017 (9am-3pm) — Unravel the complex world of graffiti art in this teen intensive. Discuss and examine the history and evolution of the medium, from the early days in New York City to current happenings in the graffiti movement. Learn about the different styles of graffiti art through video, discussion, and live demonstrations. Use this information as inspiration to develop your own style of painting and hand-drawn lettering. Create a collection of drawings and spray painted works by the end of the week. Tuition includes all materials and safety equipment. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Beau Thomas
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $225, Non-Members: $235
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Family Workshop - Our Family's Environment: Eco-Friendly Art
August 4, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Use environmentally friendly materials to create stunning works of two- and three-dimensional art. Looking at the land work of Andy Goldsworthy, Robert Smithson, and Maya Lin, assemble site-specific pieces around the PenArt campus using natural materials, such as branches, leaves, rocks, and more. Back inside, you will create mosaics using a variety of found objects, as well as items you can find in your kitchen pantry. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $40, Non-Members: $50
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Functional Forms on the Wheel
August 7-10, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Use the wheel to create a variety of functional pots, including cups, plates, bowls, and vases. Expand your skills in ceramics as you practice centering, opening, and pulling up the clay. Embellishment will be added using a variety of texture tools and brightly colored underglazes. A final clear glaze will ensure all pieces are safe for food and beverage. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Laura Meikle
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 9 to 12): Loving Clay: Handbuilding and Surface Design
August 7-10, 2017 (1-4pm) — Whether you are new to clay construction or looking to perfect your skills, this class will explore techniques in handbuilding and surface decoration. From bowls, to birds, to tile self-portraits, each day will feature a unique form. Using your imagination and designs inspired by your surroundings, decorate your pieces with stencils, sgraffito, colored slip and knife techniques, and a variety of textures. A final clear glaze will ensure all pieces are safe for food and beverage. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Jeanne Aurelius
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 6 to 8): Ceramic Sculpture
August 7-10, 2017 (1-4pm) — Explore both the sculptural and functional qualities of clay while creating unique works of art. Learn how to construct sculptures out of slabs, coils, and pinched forms as you create abstract sculptures, wall-hung clay pieces, and functional pots. The surfaces of your work will be decorated using mark-making tools and brightly colored underglazes. A final clear glaze will ensure all pieces are safe for handling. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Cara Hutchison
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $140, Non-Members: $150
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Young Artists Workshops (Ages 3 1/2 to 5): Clay Creatures
August 7-10, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Create your own herd of sculptural creatures in this ceramics class. Will your pieces have fur, scales, sharp teeth, or wings? Gather inspiration for your creatures’ character traits from books, poems, and music. Use pinch, slab, and coil techniques to form each piece. Add texture, pattern, and color to your creatures using a variety of texture tools and tempera paint. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Cara Hutchison
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $135, Non-Members: $145
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Family Workshop - Our Family's Backyard: Garden Sculptures
August 11, 2017 (9am-12pm) — Fill your garden with a variety of functional and decorative ceramic objects. Explore coil, slab, and pinch construction techniques as you create flower pots, plant markers, lanterns, and small creatures. Relief and carving methods will add texture and interest to your work, while brightly colored underglazes allow you to create patterns and emphasize details. Visit website


Location: Fish Creek, WI
Instructor: Cara Hutchison
Sponsor: Peninsula School of Art
Cost: Members: $40, Non-Members: $50
Email: Peninsula School of Art
Phone: (920) 868-3455

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Mesmerizing with Metallic & Interference Paints
Begin any time (24/7 Online) — Add drama, flair & mystery to your paintings with interference paints and metallics. Be dramatic or subtle. The choice is yours…limited only by your imagination. You’ll learn easily with close-up on demand video and clear explanations. The camera is 3 feet from my brush. You see each brushstroke. Watch as often as you like. You’ll learn something new and get new ideas every time you watch. Connect with your creative spirit & have fun. The best art comes from creative play. I designed this class for all levels of experience. I’ve included some basic painting instruction so beginners can benefit. Experienced painters will enjoy learning how to master these versatile paints. Visit website


Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Ann Bell
Cost: $85
Email: Ann Bell
Phone: 281-330-3827

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Mentoring Program with Cary Jurriaans
Ongoing (Thursdays, 10-12:30 and 12:30-4 pm) — This coaching & mentoring program is for beginners and advanced youth to adult. This is not general instruction but rather a personal approach addressing the needs and goals of the individual at their level. In painting, we begin with a clear understanding of values using a limited palette. Drawing, composition and shading are essential for all observational art. Drawing will start with the basics, master copies and cast drawing. Visit website


Location: Langley, WA
Instructor: Cary Jurriaans, caryjurriaans.com
Sponsor: Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio
Cost: $50 whole day; $25 half day
Email: Cary Jurriaans
Phone: 360.637.4690

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Visual Journaling Online Workshop
Begin any time — Visual Journaling offers an easy intuitive way to connect with your creative spirit, capture emotions & ideas, access inner knowledge, record life's special moments, and envision your future. This powerful tool is available to everyone, even non-artists, although many artists use it as a rich resource to develop new work & to access intuition. Carl Jung said "The soul speaks in images." You'll learn simple ways to create interesting color & texture on your pages, how to add images, personal photos & text. This powerful tool is yours forever after this introductory class. Watch online as many times as you like. Receive bonus journal if you register early. 6 weekly video lessons. Or receive all right away. Visit website


Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Ann Bell
Cost: $75. Free journal
Email: Ann Bell
Phone: 281-330-3827

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Creative Collage Online Workshop
Begin any time — Learn Creative Collage at home, any time. Connect with your creative spirit as you express your personal ideas. My camera is only 3 feet from my hands as I clearly show you my perfect-every-time collage technique and my easy ways of painting texture with acrylic paint. I share my thoughts & choices. I explain what I'm doing & why, in detail. Over 4 hours of instruction. You'll learn to make real paintings (not just things glued on a surface), even if you are a new painter. Watch videos as many times as you like for at least 6 months. You'll have fun making your own original collage paintings. The best art comes from creative play. Free vintage papers. Visit website


Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Ann Bell
Email: Ann Bell
Phone: 281-330-3827

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