Scheduled Dates

11/11/2017   09:00 AM  04:00 PM

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Art Studio Workshops (for ages 16+)

The will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017
From 09:00 AM until 04:00 PM

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Located in : Inside, 201 Strickland Visual Arts Studio
Instructor: Nicole Williford

Regular Student: $75.00

This workshop series offers instruction and guidance on technique in painting and drawing. Working from life and photographs, students will explore basic painting principles such as color, shape, light and more. Along with traditional technical painting skills, these workshops also provides an exploration of painting and drawing forms and styles. 
No prior experience necessary.

Experience the fun of expressive form with local artist, Nicole Williford. To learn more about Nicole or see her work you can visit her website:

Saturday, 9:00 – 4:00 | 11/11

Mark Making (9:00 – 12:00): We will focus on basic design principles and how to express ourselves using various types of marks
Color Mixing (1:00 – 4:00): We will learn the basics of color theory, create our own color wheel and learn color mixing exercises.

Saturday, 9:00 – 4:00  | 12/9
WORKSHOP FEE: $75Value (9:00 – 12:00) | We will explore value using various dry mediums. We will do exercises and work on a small still life drawing.

How to build a painting (1:00 – 4:00) | We will learn various strategies used to begin paintings. We will focus on basic elements of design and spend time practicing exercises.

Additional Information

Dry media materials list:
9x12 sketchbook
A range of pencils between 7b-7h, at least 1 #2
Box of vine charcoal
Compressed charcoal 
White charcoal
Optional: general charcoal pencils, range of hardness and white/black
Oil colors materials list:
Cadmium red
Cadmium yellow
Yellow ochre
Ultramarine blue
Burnt umber
Titanium white 
Mars black
A collection of brushes varying in texture and size

2 small rectangular canvasses/panels primed with white gesso, no bigger than 9x12

Age Range:  16  -  & UP


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