February Miriam Hughes Feb. 13th - Watercolor Made Easy $40. Filled Miriam Hughes Feb. 20th Watercolor Made Easy $40.Filled Jodi Ohl Feb. 27th Grunge Ink (painting/collage) $125. Jodi Ohl Feb.28th & Mar.1st (painting/collage)$230. (2 day workshop) March Leighanna Light Mar. 20th - “Guardians of the Discarded” (assemblage)$125 Leighanna Light Mar.21st - “Let’s Face It” (mixed Media) $125 Leighanna Light Mar. 22nd - “Birds Gone Wild” (assemblage) $125. April Kim Wood Beller April 18th & 19th (Plaster Play Journal) $190. (2 day workshop) May Sunny Carvalho May 2nd & 3rd (Acrylic Painting) $125. May 16th - Semi Annual Outdoor Flea Market Andrea deMeng - May 21st & 22nd (Collage/Mixed Media Painting)$125 per day Michael deMeng - May 23rd & 24th (Assemblage)$290 2 days June Seth Apter June 26, 27th & 28th (Collage) $125. per day July Kass Hall (Aussie Artist)July 25th “It’s all in the Details” (Art Journaling) $125 per day Kass Hall (Aussie Artist) July 26th - “Black and White Journal Pages) $125 per day August Wan Marsh Aug. 8th & 9th $125 per day Lesley Venable Aug. 29th and 30th $125. per day September Kate Thompson Sept. 12th & 13th (Mixed Media Painting) $250 (2 days) October UK Artist Gillian Cox Oct. 8th through 12th (Mixed Media Painting) $750. 5 day workshop UK Artist Gillian Cox Oct. 15th through 19th (Mixed Media Painting) $750. 5 day workshop November Melissa Manley - Nov 7th & 8th (Assemblage) $125. per day Please contact Random Arts for registration information. Some workshops may be filled with a wait list and others may have available space. We accept, paypal, visa, mc, amex and personal checks www.randomartsnow.com (828) 749-1165 <firstname.lastname@example.org
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Fri. Feb. 13th 1-4 TTThis class is filled however an additional class is scheduled for Fri. Feb. 20th Local artist, Miriam Hughes will help you discover the simplicty of this unique watercolor technique in just 3 hours. You can be guaranteed that during and after this 3 hour session you can paint like this too. Only $40. for this 3 hour session email. Limit 12. (some supplies required)
Fri. Feb. 20th 1-4 Easy Water Color Bring a pic of your fave pet and see what happens..... Local artist, Miriam Hughes will help you discover the simplicty of this unique watercolor technique in just 3 hours. You can be guaranteed that during and after this 3 hour session you can paint like this too. Only $40. for this 3 hour session email. Limit 12. (some supplies required)
Grunge Ink Live by Jodi Ohl Are you the intrigued by experimental art? Does letting loose and letting things ‘flow’ excite and scare you at the same time? During this action packed and fun filled class we are going to create a variety of Inked up abstracts on an amazing surface which will allow you to add, subtract, draw, drip and more as you create one of a kind grungy abstract mixed media art pieces. Learn how to create compositions that begged to be touched and leave your viewer wondering ‘how did they do that?’!!!! The creative energy you will bring to class will literally assist in the act of ‘transformation’ each and every piece from one stage to another. Be ready for exhilarating exercises, bring your fearless artistic self, and come prepared for hours of grungy inky fun and creative experimentation! This class is for those who are fearless and love to experiment, or for those that want to be more adventurous in their art. We will be working on Yupo paper and incorporating a variety of acrylic inks, paints, India ink and tons of special effects to garner intriguing and luscious layers in our contemporary abstract works.
Friday, Feb. 27th, 2015 $125. 10 am till 4pm This class is for artists who are looking to let loose and play with abstract compositions using contemporary materials Skill level: All skill levels are welcome. The process can be as simple or complex as you desire. Duration: The class will be a one day version which compliments my online class, Grunge Ink. Cost: $125
Feb 28th & Mar. 1st.2015
EXTREME PORTRAITS WITH JODI OHL Are you looking for ways to build more depth in your portrait painting? Extreme Portraits is the newest portrait class offered by Jodi Ohl that will help you take your portrait work to the next level, even to a cutting edge extreme. In each of the lessons over the 2 day course, you will find easy to follow directions and content that is rich in information that you can use not just in your portrait work, but a variety of mixed media applications. In the fall of 2012 Jodi released Painterly in Pink, an online class which focused heavily on drawing before painting the mixed media stylized portraits and now we are excited to present the much anticipated offering of Extreme Portraits, which takes many of those lessons learned in her first class to a new level of depth and character. The focus on this class will be more on painting and building up layers through glazing and underpaintings techniques as well as much more! $230. for 2 full days.
Fri. March 20th $125. 10am till 4pm
Guardians of the Discarded - March 20th with Leighanna Light In this workshop you will learn how to make an eclectic free standing figurative assemblage, starting with only two pieces of wood & a few of your favorite treasures! You will learn the nuts & bolts of assemblage, composition, cold connecting, and how to unite found objects to create a cohesive piece of art. You will learn a cool new way to distress wood surfaces, I will teach you how to make my clay faces, and how to make a mold of just about anything. We will drill, sand, carve, paint, sculpt, problem solve, punch & distress...but most important, we will have a blast!Breath new life into your found treasures and join us for a fun day of constructing these awesome, one of a kind assemblages!
Guardians of the Discarded with Leighanna Light
Guardians of the Discarded with Leighanna Light
Sat. March 21st. with Leighanna Light Let’s Face It! Exploring Clay, Canvas & Ink This is a fun, relaxed workshop suitable for everyone with all levels of experience. We will be working with a no bake clay that will be secured to a small canvas, texturized, and decorated with found objects, paint & ink. You will learn composition, object placement & design skills, as well as how to add texture, depth, strength & stability to your work. I will also demonstrate a quick & easy way to make a mold of just about anything. Join us for a fun day of playing with clay, you will leave with at least 2 finished pieces, 3 if you work fast. $125.
$125. 10 am till 4pm
Sat. March 21st $125.
Sat. March 21st $125.
Leighanna Light Sun. March 22d B I R D S GONE WILD
Not quite sure what to do with the mounds of junk....oops...I mean, treasures that have been accumulating in your studio? Have you been afraid to use that vintage tin, saving it for the “perfect” project? Well dig it all up & bring it to this class, where we will create the wackiest flock of birds you’ve ever seen! Add to your cold connecting, assemblage & composition skills, but most of all, learn how to let go of perfection, let loose & have a blast! You will leave with at least 3 totally unique, one of a kind birds. (the birds that you make in class can be any size, depending on the metal that you bring. Most of mine are around 8”
Birds Gone Wild - March 22, 2015
Birds Gone Wild - March 22, 2015
"PLASTER PLAY" journal making workshop - Kim Beller Sat and Sun. April 18th & 19th In this workshop students will make a keepsake art journal using a simple coptic binding stitch, and adorn the cover with plaster and texture. We will explore different techniques and tools for adding texture and color to the plaster surface. Kim will walk students step-by-step through the process of bookbinding and teach you all she knows about playing with plaster! Once your handmade journal is stitched and covered in plaster, we will play inside the journals with collage and mixed media techniques, using stencils, paints and mediums, different writing tools and photos. You will leave with a beautiful hand-stitched journal and lots of creative fire to keep you going in your own studio! $230. for 2 day workshop
Sat. July 25th Kass Hall Australian artist,journaler & author here at Random Arts "It's All in the Details" Workshop How do you take a journaling page from good to “WOW!”? Kass Hall, who teaches art journaling internationally and is a bestselling author, thinks it’s all in the details. Kass will show you how to add those details with doodling, hand drawn fonts, a range of mark making techniques, and some surprising tricks. It’s really all about going beyond where you’d normally stop. Join Kass for an exciting adventure exploring the possibilities! hough this class focuses on helping students enhance and refine their art journaling skills, beginners who want to jump right in and experiment are warmly welcomed. $125. 10 am till 4pm
Sun. July 26th - Kass Hall Australian artist, journaler & author at Random Arts Teaching " Black and White Journal Pages" 10-4 $125
This handmade journal explores the flexibility and exciting nature of using a limited palette in our art journals - black and white (and of course all the shades of grey in between!). Using a variety of media to create unique journals, we will explore how to mix different shades of grey with paint, how to get the most from your stencils, creating your own handwritten font and much more!
It's ALL in the Details - Kass Hall
Black & White Journal Pages - Kass Hall
2015 October "announcement" - Talented artist from UK, Gillian Cox, will be here at Random Arts for 2 - 5 day workshops. This is her first and only US teaaching venue in 2015. Although this class appears to already be full, we will happily add your name to the wait listby emailing me.
It is necessary to pre-register for all workshops in advance. Fees are returnable if your cancellation is made at least 1 week prior to workshop date (less a 20% service fee) If the class is canceled by Random Arts for any reason, your fee is completely refundable. Fees are due at the time of registration. Sorry, no exceptions. No refunds after the one week deadline. Acceptable forms of payment for workshops: • personal checks(with proper ID), • Visa and MC credit & debit cards. • PayPal (we will send a paypal invoice to you) • Cash Mailing address: Random Arts 481 Louisiana Ave. Saluda, NC 28773. For registration please email us. email@example.com
Basic Tool Kit for all workshops
Please be sure to pack and bring with you to all classes the following items-- Your (BTK) Basic Tool kit, which should include: craft knife, bone folder, baby wipes,cutting mat, metal ruler, pencil, good scissors, craft glue, heat tool, glue stick, scrap papers, collage materials, embellishments, awl, sanding block. Each teacher may require additional supplies so be sure to ask about their supply list.
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In the past, eclectic mix of instructors & workshops has brought students from as far away as Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Colorado, California, New Jersey,Tennessee, and of course, South Carolina to
our studio in Saluda.
My gosh, we even had someone come from England! And some of our instructors traveled from California, Canada, England & Australia, as well as those who live in our own little mountain town of Saluda and towns and villages nearby. Read on, and you will discover that our plans for this year are equally as exciting as years past.
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a wide variety of workshops in our new building that include fiber work, beading, jewelry, collage, assemblage, stamping, mixed media art and more. You will be able to join together with experienced instructors, from all over the country with a vast working knowledge of their craft. They'll share their skills with us on a regular basis and bring us inspiration & encouragement as our creative journey continues to grow. Be sure to check our web site for updates & class availability as we move forward on a daily basis.
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