Fall Art Classes at River’s Edge Studio
River’s Edge Studio announces Fall 2012 art classes for adults. The school is the oldest Contemporary Art School located in the historic river arts district of Asheville, NC. Work in an authentic artist’s studio with instructors who are experienced professional artists. Classes ongoing year round, for a complete listing go to www.fletamonaghan.com or call 828-776-2716. 191 Lyman Street, Studio 310, Asheville, NC .
Coming in Oct and Nov 2012
Modern Masters Workshop
Instructor: Fleta Monaghan
Tuition $100 per session. All Materials provided
Learn from the artists of the Modern and Contemporary periods of art and make your own Masterpieces in these fun workshops
Inner Vision and Abstraction – Oct 13th 10-4pm Find out how the Surrealists and Dada artists influenced the thinking of the Abstract Expressionists and make paintings small and large in a variety of methods from frottage to free studies.
Puzzle it Out!- Nov 10th 10-4pm
The first lines in your painting are the edges of your paper! Go from this concept to cubist ideas about interlocking shapes and creating depth and make some engaging abstract works in just a day!
Printing without a Press!! – Dec 8th 10-4pm Learn techniques with Monoprinting and expand your skills with paint! You can set up you own printing workshop easily and at a low cost after this action packed day! Make lots of prints of all sizes for framing and gifts too!
Drawing Your Loved Ones!
Weds. Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14 from 1-4
Tuition only $125, short supply list
Instructor: Lorelle Bacon
You CAN learn how to get a likeness Every Time! With the simple techniques I will teach you in the first two classes, you will be ready to tackle drawing from your own favorite photo of a loved one in the last two classes! My easy way to learn to draw portraits will bring your work to life.
Encaustics with Bet!
Beginning: Instructor: Bet Kindley
October 18th from 10-4:30
Tuition $100 + $35 for most materials.
Learn archival methods to get started with painting with wax! Learn tools, materials, safety and basic techniques as you complete small paintings in this one day comprehensive.
Palette Knife with Bob Martin
Oct 27th from 10-2:30,
Learn palette knife methods from a Master Painter. Watch and listen while Bob demos and discusses. Ask questions in this relaxed morning session. Bring your oil paints, knives and a few canvas boards and paint with Bob’s guidance in the afternoon.
NEW!! Expressive Landscape – Luminous Skies
One Day Workshop – as part of our Expressive Landscape Series with Jo Ridge Kelley
Thurs Nov 1st, 2012 – Time: 10:00 – 4:00 (set up at 9:30)
Medium: Oils – (acrylic, watercolor and pastel welcome – demo will be oil)
Emphasis will be on creating a “luminous” sky to invite the viewer in and allow the essence of the day to be shared in a captivating way. Capturing intense light and balancing the atmospheric formations with a colorful, low horizon mountain foreground, will set the stage for your masterpiece.Bring a small canvas, prepared board or other surface, recommended sizes are 8 x 10 – 12 x 12, your painting supplies, a frame if you have one, and we’ll complete the painting in this one day session while our creative energy is flowing.
For more information, call or email Fleta at: