PAINTING with Valentina
May
22
9:00 AM09:00

PAINTING with Valentina

$35 per session

Grab your gear and join Valentina Tuesday mornings for some painting fun! This group is open to all levels and you are welcome to drop-in as space allows in this popular class. Explore techniques in acrylics and oils in a welcoming, supportive environment.

Contact Valentina to register at 951-659-0599 or ValentinaLamdin@gmail.com 

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PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
May
24
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

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MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio
May
24
10:00 AM10:00

MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio

$30 per session / $100 for 4 sessions

Catch the excitement of printmaking with monotype! No experience necessary. Make beautiful and unique prints with this easy to learn process. 

Limited supply of AKUA Ink colors and products will be available for studio use. If you have favorite colors, applicators, and mediums, feel free to bring your own.

The following papers are suggested for use with AKUA products. It is not necessary to wet most papers unless you are printing with intaglio plates.

  • Arnhem 1618 printmaking paper
  • Rives BFK
  • Hannemuhle Etching Paper
  • Arches 88

Bring your own brayers, AKUA printmaking plates, paint brushes, sketches and/ or photo references for inspiration, apron, freezer paper roll, newsprint, soapy water bottle and old phone books.  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

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OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
May
25
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

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Young Artists Printmaking | May 12, 19, 26
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Young Artists Printmaking | May 12, 19, 26

Middle and high-school students ages 10-17, will try out a wide variety of ways to make monotype prints.  Monotypes are made by drawing or painting on a hard surface, then firmly pressing/printing the design onto paper using a printing press. Students will focus on a variety of techniques and develop their own personal style.

Artwork created in this class will be shown in an exhibition at CREATE Center for the Arts at the end of all sessions, including an opening reception.

NO FEE - Thanks to a generous grant from The Anderson Children's Foundation
Registration required
MUST ATTEND ALL THREE SESSIONS on May 12, 19, 26
10am-12pm each day
All supplies provided
Limited to 15 students

Charlie Ciali has been an Artist in Residence with the Palm Springs Unified School District for the last seven years, and is a certified Speedball Ink printmaking instructor.

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DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman
May
28
9:00 AM09:00

DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman

Why re-invent the wheel? This class will de-mystify basic drawing problems you’ve struggled with in the past. Exercises and projects will combine instruction with creativity. Students may work on their own projects and receive individual guidance. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome.  Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

ABOUT Jessica:
A full-time painter working with the landscape, the human figure, portraiture and abstraction, Jessica has also illustrated numerous children’s books for a variety of publishers and painted several murals. She has taught for over a decade in various venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. Jessica holds a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman
May
28
1:00 PM13:00

PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman

Learn new skills while you enjoy manipulating colors and shapes. Work from photos, still-life, or your own imagination. Jessica can help you solve visual problems and teach you her step-by-step method of layering paint. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome. Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes.

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

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PAINTING with Valentina
May
29
9:00 AM09:00

PAINTING with Valentina

$35 per session

Grab your gear and join Valentina Tuesday mornings for some painting fun! This group is open to all levels and you are welcome to drop-in as space allows in this popular class. Explore techniques in acrylics and oils in a welcoming, supportive environment.

Contact Valentina to register at 951-659-0599 or ValentinaLamdin@gmail.com 

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PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
May
31
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

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MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio
May
31
10:00 AM10:00

MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio

$30 per session / $100 for 4 sessions

Catch the excitement of printmaking with monotype! No experience necessary. Make beautiful and unique prints with this easy to learn process. We request that participants enrolling in a single session to please notify us 48 hours in advance of the session date they'd like to attend. 

Limited supply of AKUA Ink colors and products will be available for studio use. If you have favorite colors, applicators, and mediums, feel free to bring your own.

The following papers are suggested for use with AKUA products. It is not necessary to wet most papers unless you are printing with intaglio plates.

  • Arnhem 1618 printmaking paper
  • Rives BFK
  • Hannemuhle Etching Paper
  • Arches 88

Bring your own brayers, AKUA printmaking plates, paint brushes, sketches and/ or photo references for inspiration, apron, freezer paper roll, newsprint, soapy water bottle and old phone books.  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

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OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
Jun
1
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

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DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman
Jun
4
9:00 AM09:00

DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman

Why re-invent the wheel? This class will de-mystify basic drawing problems you’ve struggled with in the past. Exercises and projects will combine instruction with creativity. Students may work on their own projects and receive individual guidance. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome.  Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

ABOUT Jessica:
A full-time painter working with the landscape, the human figure, portraiture and abstraction, Jessica has also illustrated numerous children’s books for a variety of publishers and painted several murals. She has taught for over a decade in various venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. Jessica holds a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman
Jun
4
1:00 PM13:00

PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman

Learn new skills while you enjoy manipulating colors and shapes. Work from photos, still-life, or your own imagination. Jessica can help you solve visual problems and teach you her step-by-step method of layering paint. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome. Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

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PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
Jun
7
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

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MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio
Jun
7
10:00 AM10:00

MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio

$30 per session / $100 for 4 sessions

Catch the excitement of printmaking with monotype! No experience necessary. Make beautiful and unique prints with this easy to learn process. We request that participants enrolling in a single session to please notify us 48 hours in advance of the session date they'd like to attend. 

Limited supply of AKUA Ink colors and products will be available for studio use. If you have favorite colors, applicators, and mediums, feel free to bring your own.

The following papers are suggested for use with AKUA products. It is not necessary to wet most papers unless you are printing with intaglio plates.

  • Arnhem 1618 printmaking paper
  • Rives BFK
  • Hannemuhle Etching Paper
  • Arches 88

Bring your own brayers, AKUA printmaking plates, paint brushes, sketches and/ or photo references for inspiration, apron, freezer paper roll, newsprint, soapy water bottle and old phone books.  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

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OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
Jun
8
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

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DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman
Jun
11
9:00 AM09:00

DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman

Why re-invent the wheel? This class will de-mystify basic drawing problems you’ve struggled with in the past. Exercises and projects will combine instruction with creativity. Students may work on their own projects and receive individual guidance. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome.  Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

ABOUT Jessica:
A full-time painter working with the landscape, the human figure, portraiture and abstraction, Jessica has also illustrated numerous children’s books for a variety of publishers and painted several murals. She has taught for over a decade in various venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. Jessica holds a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman
Jun
11
1:00 PM13:00

PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman

Learn new skills while you enjoy manipulating colors and shapes. Work from photos, still-life, or your own imagination. Jessica can help you solve visual problems and teach you her step-by-step method of layering paint. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome. Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

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PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

View Event →
MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio
Jun
14
10:00 AM10:00

MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio

$30 per session / $100 for 4 sessions

Catch the excitement of printmaking with monotype! No experience necessary. Make beautiful and unique prints with this easy to learn process. 

We request that participants enrolling in a single session to please notify us 48 hours in advance of the session date they'd like to attend. 

Limited supply of AKUA Ink colors and products will be available for studio use. If you have favorite colors, applicators, and mediums, feel free to bring your own.

The following papers are suggested for use with AKUA products. It is not necessary to wet most papers unless you are printing with intaglio plates.

  • Arnhem 1618 printmaking paper
  • Rives BFK
  • Hannemuhle Etching Paper
  • Arches 88

Bring your own brayers, AKUA printmaking plates, paint brushes, sketches and/ or photo references for inspiration, apron, freezer paper roll, newsprint, soapy water bottle and old phone books.  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

View Event →
OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
Jun
15
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

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CANCELLED TODAY: DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman
Jun
18
9:00 AM09:00

CANCELLED TODAY: DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman

Why re-invent the wheel? This class will de-mystify basic drawing problems you’ve struggled with in the past. Exercises and projects will combine instruction with creativity. Students may work on their own projects and receive individual guidance. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome.  Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

ABOUT Jessica:
A full-time painter working with the landscape, the human figure, portraiture and abstraction, Jessica has also illustrated numerous children’s books for a variety of publishers and painted several murals. She has taught for over a decade in various venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. Jessica holds a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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CANCELLED TODAY:  PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman
Jun
18
1:00 PM13:00

CANCELLED TODAY: PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman

Learn new skills while you enjoy manipulating colors and shapes. Work from photos, still-life, or your own imagination. Jessica can help you solve visual problems and teach you her step-by-step method of layering paint. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome. Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

View Event →
PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
Jun
21
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

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OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
Jun
22
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

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DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman
Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman

Why re-invent the wheel? This class will de-mystify basic drawing problems you’ve struggled with in the past. Exercises and projects will combine instruction with creativity. Students may work on their own projects and receive individual guidance. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome.  Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

ABOUT Jessica:
A full-time painter working with the landscape, the human figure, portraiture and abstraction, Jessica has also illustrated numerous children’s books for a variety of publishers and painted several murals. She has taught for over a decade in various venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. Jessica holds a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman
Jun
25
1:00 PM13:00

PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman

Learn new skills while you enjoy manipulating colors and shapes. Work from photos, still-life, or your own imagination. Jessica can help you solve visual problems and teach you her step-by-step method of layering paint. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome. Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

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PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
Jun
28
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

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OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
Jun
29
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

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PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman
May
21
1:00 PM13:00

PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman

Learn new skills while you enjoy manipulating colors and shapes. Work from photos, still-life, or your own imagination. Jessica can help you solve visual problems and teach you her step-by-step method of layering paint. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome. Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes.

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

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DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman
May
21
9:00 AM09:00

DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman

Why re-invent the wheel? This class will de-mystify basic drawing problems you’ve struggled with in the past. Exercises and projects will combine instruction with creativity. Students may work on their own projects and receive individual guidance. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome.  Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

ABOUT Jessica:
A full-time painter working with the landscape, the human figure, portraiture and abstraction, Jessica has also illustrated numerous children’s books for a variety of publishers and painted several murals. She has taught for over a decade in various venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. Jessica holds a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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Young Artists Printmaking | May 12, 19, 26
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Young Artists Printmaking | May 12, 19, 26

Middle and high-school students ages 10-17, will try out a wide variety of ways to make monotype prints.  Monotypes are made by drawing or painting on a hard surface, then firmly pressing/printing the design onto paper using a printing press. Students will focus on a variety of techniques and develop their own personal style.

Artwork created in this class will be shown in an exhibition at CREATE Center for the Arts at the end of all sessions, including an opening reception.

NO FEE - Thanks to a generous grant from The Anderson Children's Foundation
Registration required
MUST ATTEND ALL THREE SESSIONS on May 12, 19, 26
10am-12pm each day
All supplies provided
Limited to 15 students

Charlie Ciali has been an Artist in Residence with the Palm Springs Unified School District for the last seven years, and is a certified Speedball Ink printmaking instructor.

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OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
May
18
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

View Event →
MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio
May
17
10:00 AM10:00

MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio

$30 per session / $100 for 4 sessions

Catch the excitement of printmaking with monotype! No experience necessary. Make beautiful and unique prints with this easy to learn process. We request that participants enrolling in a single session to please notify us 48 hours in advance of the session date they'd like to attend. 

Limited supply of AKUA Ink colors and products will be available for studio use. If you have favorite colors, applicators, and mediums, feel free to bring your own.

The following papers are suggested for use with AKUA products. It is not necessary to wet most papers unless you are printing with intaglio plates.

  • Arnhem 1618 printmaking paper
  • Rives BFK
  • Hannemuhle Etching Paper
  • Arches 88

Bring your own brayers, AKUA printmaking plates, paint brushes, sketches and/ or photo references for inspiration, apron, freezer paper roll, newsprint, soapy water bottle and old phone books.  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

View Event →
PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
May
17
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

View Event →
PAINTING with Valentina
May
15
9:00 AM09:00

PAINTING with Valentina

$35 per session

Grab your gear and join Valentina Tuesday mornings for some painting fun! This group is open to all levels and you are welcome to drop-in as space allows in this popular class. Explore techniques in acrylics and oils in a welcoming, supportive environment.

Contact Valentina to register at 951-659-0599 or ValentinaLamdin@gmail.com 

View Event →
PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman
May
14
1:00 PM13:00

PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman

Learn new skills while you enjoy manipulating colors and shapes. Work from photos, still-life, or your own imagination. Jessica can help you solve visual problems and teach you her step-by-step method of layering paint. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome. Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes.

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

View Event →
DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman
May
14
9:00 AM09:00

DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman

Why re-invent the wheel? This class will de-mystify basic drawing problems you’ve struggled with in the past. Exercises and projects will combine instruction with creativity. Students may work on their own projects and receive individual guidance. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome.  Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

ABOUT Jessica:
A full-time painter working with the landscape, the human figure, portraiture and abstraction, Jessica has also illustrated numerous children’s books for a variety of publishers and painted several murals. She has taught for over a decade in various venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. Jessica holds a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

View Event →
Young Artists Printmaking | May 12, 19, 26
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Young Artists Printmaking | May 12, 19, 26

Middle and high-school students ages 10-17, will try out a wide variety of ways to make monotype prints.  Monotypes are made by drawing or painting on a hard surface, then firmly pressing/printing the design onto paper using a printing press. Students will focus on a variety of techniques and develop their own personal style.

Artwork created in this class will be shown in an exhibition at CREATE Center for the Arts at the end of all sessions, including an opening reception.

NO FEE - Thanks to a generous grant from The Anderson Children's Foundation
Registration required
MUST ATTEND ALL THREE SESSIONS on May 12, 19, 26
10am-12pm each day
All supplies provided
Limited to 15 students

Charlie Ciali has been an Artist in Residence with the Palm Springs Unified School District for the last seven years, and is a certified Speedball Ink printmaking instructor.

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OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
May
11
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

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MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio
May
10
10:00 AM10:00

MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio

$30 per session / $100 for 4 sessions

Catch the excitement of printmaking with monotype! No experience necessary. Make beautiful and unique prints with this easy to learn process. 

Limited supply of AKUA Ink colors and products will be available for studio use. If you have favorite colors, applicators, and mediums, feel free to bring your own.

The following papers are suggested for use with AKUA products. It is not necessary to wet most papers unless you are printing with intaglio plates.

  • Arnhem 1618 printmaking paper
  • Rives BFK
  • Hannemuhle Etching Paper
  • Arches 88

Bring your own brayers, AKUA printmaking plates, paint brushes, sketches and/ or photo references for inspiration, apron, freezer paper roll, newsprint, soapy water bottle and old phone books.  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

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PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
May
10
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

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PAINTING with Valentina
May
8
9:00 AM09:00

PAINTING with Valentina

$35 per session

Grab your gear and join Valentina Tuesday mornings for some painting fun! This group is open to all levels and you are welcome to drop-in as space allows in this popular class. Explore techniques in acrylics and oils in a welcoming, supportive environment.

Contact Valentina to register at 951-659-0599 or ValentinaLamdin@gmail.com 

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PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman
May
7
1:00 PM13:00

PAINTING IN OILS or ACRYLICS with Jessica Schiffman

Learn new skills while you enjoy manipulating colors and shapes. Work from photos, still-life, or your own imagination. Jessica can help you solve visual problems and teach you her step-by-step method of layering paint. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome. Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes.

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

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DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman
May
7
9:00 AM09:00

DRAWING BASICS with Jessica Schiffman

Why re-invent the wheel? This class will de-mystify basic drawing problems you’ve struggled with in the past. Exercises and projects will combine instruction with creativity. Students may work on their own projects and receive individual guidance. This class is useful for both beginning and advanced students. Drop-ins are welcome.  Materials are available in the classroom.

$35 per class, $120 for 4 classes

Please note that this class is held off site.

To register, contact Jessica at jscaschiffman@gmail.com or 951-212-3783

ABOUT Jessica:
A full-time painter working with the landscape, the human figure, portraiture and abstraction, Jessica has also illustrated numerous children’s books for a variety of publishers and painted several murals. She has taught for over a decade in various venues including the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program. Jessica holds a BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan
May
4
10:15 AM10:15

OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING with Diane Morgan

$35 per class

Add drama and mystery with unusual compositions, strong lighting effects and exaggerated contrasts.  Get started or improve your painting skills creating a realistic painting with strong color and impact. Class format is a step-by-step process that incorporates demonstrations of one section of the painting at a time throughout the day.  Photos of the subject matter are provided and every student will be painting the same painting.  The class is interspersed with several demonstrations, then time to paint as instructed.  Each student will receive one-on-one guidance along the way. Punch up the color and create a bold, exciting painting with plenty of impact. Bring your supplies and enthusiasm, and go home inspired!  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

To register, contact Diane at dianem1111@aol.com or 760-902-8855

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MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio
May
3
10:00 AM10:00

MONOTYPE PRINTMAKING open studio

$30 per session / $100 for 4 sessions

Catch the excitement of printmaking with monotype! No experience necessary. Make beautiful and unique prints with this easy to learn process. 

Limited supply of AKUA Ink colors and products will be available for studio use. If you have favorite colors, applicators, and mediums, feel free to bring your own.

The following papers are suggested for use with AKUA products. It is not necessary to wet most papers unless you are printing with intaglio plates.

  • Arnhem 1618 printmaking paper
  • Rives BFK
  • Hannemuhle Etching Paper
  • Arches 88

Bring your own brayers, AKUA printmaking plates, paint brushes, sketches and/ or photo references for inspiration, apron, freezer paper roll, newsprint, soapy water bottle and old phone books.  Supplies can be purchased in the classroom.

 

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PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz
May
3
9:00 AM09:00

PUSHING COLOR with Meridy Volz

$120/4 sessions, $35 drop in

This class focuses on pushing color. You will be encouraged to take risks with color in your paintings and drawings. All elements will be covered such as composition and line with respect to color. Bring a piece to work on and your materials. Oils, acrylics pastels, oil pastels, and mixed media.

All levels are welcome.

Contact Meridy with questions and to register at Mersart@hotmail.com 

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PAINTING with Valentina
May
1
9:00 AM09:00

PAINTING with Valentina

$35 per session

Grab your gear and join Valentina Tuesday mornings for some painting fun! This group is open to all levels and you are welcome to drop-in as space allows in this popular class. Explore techniques in acrylics and oils in a welcoming, supportive environment.

Contact Valentina to register at 951-659-0599 or ValentinaLamdin@gmail.com 

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