Workshops

2017 AAWA WORKSHOPS:

 

Sculpting the Figure with Liz WilsonSculpture Class

Location: AAWA Hdqts, 4844 Jackson Road, Suite 100, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Fee: $65

In this class you will learn to scupt working from the live model. We will focus on human proportion and capturing the essential gesture of the pose in oil-based clay. All materials and tools will be provided.

This class is limited to 12 people and 4 have signed up already.  Please sign up by sending an email to Sarah at Sarah Merkle and mail her a check for $65 payable to VEO Art Studio. Send checks to Sarah (see Member Directory for email and address).


Encaustic Painting with Wendy Wernet

Location:  AAWA Hdqts, 4844 Jackson Road, Suite 100, Ann Arbor, MI 48103Encaustic Tools

Date:  March 11, 2017  (3 hour class)

Fee: $110  All supplies are included.  Contact Wendy if you are interest in participating.  (See Member Directory)

You’ll be painting with pigmented hot wax, along with various other mixed media items. If you’re a photographer or an oil painter, encaustic can offer a unique spin to enhance your art.

You will be given three 6″x6″ boards to work on in class and take with you. After this class, you will be eligible to attend future studio sessions at $70 (3 hours).


ONGOING CREATIVE OFFERINGS:

Life Drawing at the AAWA Studio – Join us at the AAWA studio space at 4844 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor:
Mondays 9:30-12:30; Tuesday NIGHTS 6:30-9:30, and Wednesday long pose 10-3:30.
Monday or Tuesday sessions are $15 drop-in or $60 for all 6 sessions of either. Wednesday long pose is divided into two 2-1/2 hr sessions (same pose) and is $13 drop-in for each half or $50 each half for the full 6 sessions.
We now have the Universal Card which can be purchased to buy 6 sessions to use any day for $65. Up to 2 unused punches can be carried over to the next six sessions.
Please contact our coordinator, Kathy Hiner, if you are interested in signing up or have any questions (see member directory for contact info).

Non-Instructed Life Drawing/Painting – Life drawing is an exercise that benefits all creative mediums, and this group hires a model for non-instructed sessions each week. There’s a $5 drop-in fee, and the group meets every Saturday from 10am – 1pm at Eastern Michigan University in the Sherzer Building, Room 201.

Plein Air Painting Sessions– AAWA artists meet monthly to paint/draw outdoors in various local beauty spots. Sessions normally begin at 10am and end when you’re done. Bring lunch, art materials, and whatever the weather calls for. Come paint/draw, have lunch, have fun, and follow this great art tradition. Consult our blog, newsletters, and emailed announcements for upcoming sites. For more information, or to to be added to the Plein Air email list, contact Nancy Murray or Sue Craig (see member directory for contact info).

Portrait Studio Sessions – Portraiture presents the greatest challenge to the artist… and offers the most satisfaction. This group meets weekly at the Northfield Senior Center on Main Street in Whitmore Lake on Mondays from 1:00pm to 3:30pm for clothed figure drawing/painting. $6 fee. You are cordially invited to join us. For more details, contact Peggy Brewer (see member directory for contact info).