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October 2020

$550

Diane Williams- Mark Making: Developing Your Signature Style

October 24 @ 9:00 am - October 26 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding a personal touch to your painting. Marks can energize a painting, or highlight movement, texture or direction. In this 2-day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making. Feeling stuck or that something personal or dynamic is missing in your painting? This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks. Venture with us into…

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September 2021

$695

Vickie Marsango- Expressive explorations

September 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - September 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

This workshop is designed for students who wish to explore expressive drawing and acrylic painting with an emphasis on creative thinking. Students will discover fundamental techniques through painting exercises merged with an innovative approach to color harmony, compositional balance, and spontaneity. Extensive observation of contemporary master expressionist artists will be introduced for inspiration.

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$400

Robert Stahl- Zen Camera: The Art of Slowness

September 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - September 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

This workshop in color photography will emphasize developing one’s creative eye. Guidelines and strategies will be provided to cultivate awareness, presence, and imagination. We’ll also show how an appreciation of ‘zen in the arts’ can benefit the creative process. And learn the ways simplicity, minimalism, and slowing down can lead to a deeper connection with your photographic vision. Field excursions with the instructor will be conducted in Coupeville & vicinity. These field sessions will provide an opportunity for classroom evaluation.…

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$850

Jane Callender- How Can You Resist?

September 22, 2021 @ 9:00 am - September 26, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

Some of the oldest methods of patterning cloth are the resist dyed techniques. These include batik, which uses paste or hot wax, and the shibori technique which was brought to prominence in the West during the ‘60s through the use of Chinese tie-dye. ‘Tie-dye’ techniques are to be found the world over including India, Japan, Indonesia, Peru, and Africa – and they are now collectively referred to as shibori – the word the Japanese gave to their traditional textiles which…

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$475

Victoria Bjorklund- Image & Text: Photography & Typography

September 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - September 26, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

Photography and typography are linked in communicating your visual story. Whether they are integrated together in a photograph or they are separate components in the presentation of your work through a book, website, exhibition, artist statement, or even a business card, they both need to carry out your visual aesthetic and enhance the connection between one another. This course will introduce the various relationships of text and image with historical and contemporary references of photography and typography along with an…

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October 2021

$750

Susan Burnstine- Personal Photo Narrative

October 8, 2021 @ 9:00 am - October 10, 2021 @ 11:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

In this 3-day (Friday-Sunday) workshop with award winning photographer Susan Burnstine you will explore your Personal Story. Photographic images are deeply rooted in personal emotion. This is the case whether they are found or created, and it is the case regardless of genre—be it landscape, still life,  portraiture, nature, abstraction, photojournalism, self-portrait, or documentary.  As photographers who strive to convey our visions in a true, honest, and consistent manner, we establish an emotional connection to each image we create. Under…

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