Roxanne Evans Stout
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10am - 4:30pm.
$10 materials fee to instructor
Have you always been entranced by the changes that each season brings to the world of nature, to your life and in your art?
Join mixed-media artist Roxanne Evans Stout for a magical day of art making, and create a beautiful Tapestry Collage that represents natureís seasons. Roxanne will guide you in this project, which could either be a wall hanging or artist book that you will cherish forever.
For our Tapestry Collage we will use four sheets of handmade Khadi Paper and begin our backgrounds by covering both sides of our lovely watercolor sheets with a combination of pan pastels, paints, inks and glazes.
Weíll follow this with a layer of collaged fabrics and rice papers, and then add our focal points: images, small landscapes and collages, found objects and elements of nature. Finally we will add stitching and other details around and through our collaged panels, which will create a personal and unique quality to your work. We will wire our panels together using rivets and hand-twisted wire rings.
You will go home with a unique wall hanging or artist book that you will love displaying in your home on the wall or on a shelf or a cabinet!
Materials are all included but feel free to bring your favorite art supplies, photocopied images, found objects and small pieces of nature like pressed leaves or flowers, flat stones or rocks, twigs, seed pods etc. We will only be taking a half hour lunch so bring a sack lunch.
June 9 - 30, 2015 Tuesdays, 10am - 12:30pm
In this class you will learn the basics of using oil & cold wax. We will create and finish five paintings using layers and simple textures. You will learn to do quick thumb nail sketches to create simple basic landscape compositions that we will use in your paintings. Also, why some landscape designs work and why some do not. This class is useful for both beginners and more seasoned artists. Supply List.
June 13, 2015, Saturday, 1:00 - 3:30pm
This class is for students who have completed the introductory Zentangle class. In this class you will expand your pattern library and learn more complicated patterns. You will learn how to create more detail and complexity through the use of enhancements, variations, embellishments, and shading techniques. Prerequisite: Zentangle 1 or instructor permission. Small supply list. Check out Heidiís website: www.themeditativepen.com/
June 24, 2015, Wednesday, 1:00 - 3:30pm
Learn how to create an abstract, intricate little piece of art while practicing Mindfulness. Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, meditative form of drawing. With it you can explore your creative side, overcome stress, and enter a peaceful state of mind. Those who have no prior artistic training or drawing experience will find confidence and motivation to create more art; those who already practice art will find Zentangle useful to get "in the zone" and overcome blocks. Zentangle uses simple, inexpensive tools, is portable, and can fit into a busy schedule.
In this introductory class, you will become familiar with the theoretical background and principles of the Zentangle art form, and learn and practice basic strokes. You will learn several patterns and at the end of class you will have the basic knowledge to practice Zentangle on your own. Small supply list. Check out Heidiís website: www.themeditativepen.com/
June 27, 2015, Saturday, 1 - 3:30pm
In this class, you will expand your Zentangle repertoire by adding new patterns and learning how to tangle on black and tan papers. Using a white pen and a white pastel pencil, you will make your highlights sparkle and and your lines glow. You will learn how to add more complexity and depth to your images by drawing on toned paper and incorporating and layering a range of tonal values in shades of white, black, gray, and brown. Small supply list. Prerequisite: Zentangle 1 or instructor permission. Check out Heidiís website: www.themeditativepen.com/
HOW TO REGISTER
- By phone: Call Art Department at 503-364-7465 during
business hours, registration requires a Visa or MasterCard
- In person: You are welcome to register at Art Department
during business hours.
Students must pre-register and pay the full amount to reserve
a space in the desired class or workshop. Minimum enrollment
must be met to make a class a go. So to avoid
disappointment, please register early!
Class will be cancelled three business days prior to the
first day of the first class IF the student minimum
is not met.
REFUND POLICY: If a class is cancelled due to low
enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances, a full refund
will be given. Withdrawals made more than five days prior
to the first class session, will be issued a full refund
minus a $10 registration processing fee. Withdrawals made
five days or less, prior to the first class session, will
NOT be refunded or credited.