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    May 2022

    $420

    All About Water – Reflections, Transparency, Depth and Dimension in Oil

    May 13 @ 9:00 am - May 15 @ 4:00 pm
    Coupeville, Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    All About Water – Reflections, Transparency, Depth and Dimension in Oil Mike Wise, Instructor Dates: Friday, May 13th – Sunday, May 15th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $395 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Please join Mike Wise for three days of instruction in his beautiful home studio on Whidbey Island minutes from the town of Coupeville. Mike is known for his gorgeous lake and lily pond scenes and will teach his students methods and techniques for creating beautiful compositions containing floating water lilies, underwater…

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    $875

    Creating with Courage: An Adventure in Fibre Art

    May 19 @ 9:00 am - May 22 @ 4:00 pm
    TBA,

    Creating with Courage: An Adventure in Fibre Art Clarissa Callesen, Instructor Dates: Thursday, May 19th – Sunday, May 22nd, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $850 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 This course based on creativity and exploration. Centred around found objects and recycled textiles you’ll create fabric forms that are pieced together to make your own fibre sculpture. Whether they be abstract, organic or representational, the choice is yours and the variety of fibre artwork that will emerge as a result of this online…

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    $450

    Creativity With Your Camera

    May 20 @ 9:00 am - May 22 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Creativity with Your Camera Susan & Neil Silverman, Instructors Dates: Friday, May 20th – Sunday, May 22nd, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $425 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Bring out your camera and your creativity; explore techniques and tips to create wonderful photos on beautiful Whidbey Island.  It is not about the camera, but really about the photographer’s eye and imagination. We will inspire you to “find your vision” and open up techniques to enhance not only your photos, but also your adventures with your…

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    $450

    Felt Animals With Flóra Carlile-Kovács

    May 23 @ 9:00 am - May 25 @ 4:00 pm
    TBA,

    Felted Animals Flóra Carlile-Kovács, Instructor Dates: Monday, May 23rd – Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $425 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Stay tuned for a purrfect workshop description Instructor Bio: Flóra Carlile-Kovács

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    $1225

    Master Class with Sam Abell

    May 30 @ 9:00 am - June 4 @ 4:00 pm
    TBA,

    Master Class with Sam Abell Sam Abell, Instructor Dates: Monday, May 30th – Saturday, June 4th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $1,200 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Join renowned photographer and teacher Sam Abell for a concentrated one-week workshop on beautiful Whidbey Island. Open to a select number of photographers serious about their work, this workshop will emphasize documentary photography of the life and landscape of Puget Sound. The workshop will also concentrate on the editing of work and the creation of photographic projects. Each day…

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    June 2022

    $1375

    Landscape Photography with Charlie Waite

    June 7 @ 9:00 am - June 11 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Landscape Photography with Charlie Waite Charlie Waite, Instructor Dates: Tuesday, June 7th – Saturday, June 11th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $1350 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Our workshop is primarily centred around two pivotal elements crucial to all photography; ‘perception and communion’. But when applied to our photography, what do these two words mean? We will be exploring both of them in depth. Our photography will be about attending, intending, identifying and ultimately joyfully embracing what we have emotionally and visually fully and…

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    $825

    Alternative Marbling

    June 13 @ 9:00 am - June 17 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Alternative Marbling Elin Noble, Instructor Dates: Monday, June 13th – Friday, June 17th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $800 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Experience the “oh wow” moments when the paint attaches to the cloth, freezing exotic imagery that is reminiscent of microscopic views of cells, geological forms, and cosmic observations. This class offers a fresh approach to the age-old tradition of floating paint on water and transferring the image to paper or cloth.We will focus on the principles of surface tension and…

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    $960

    Deconstructed Nature

    June 20 @ 9:00 am - June 24 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Deconstructed Nature Kerr Grabowski, Instructor Dates: Monday, June 20th – Friday, June 24th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $850 Registration: $25 Materials: $85 Let Nature be your muse as you explore line, texture and form via basic screen stencils such as wax and paper, deconstructed screen-printing, polychromatic printing, direct dye application and more. We will work on fabric and different papers, layering our imagery and always asking “what if”. In this workshop, we will use the screen in an intuitive, experimental way as…

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    $750

    Indigo: The Fascinating World of Blue, Brown, and White

    June 27 @ 9:00 am - June 30 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Indigo: The Fascinating World of Blue, Brown, and White Elin Noble, Instructor Dates: Monday, June 27th – Thursday, June 30th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $725 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 This four-day class will engage indigo dye from two vantage points. We will begin by applying indigo on cellulose cloth (cotton, linen, hemp, ramie). After that we will selectively remove indigo through a series of resist techniques. The first day of the course we will make an indigo vat and dye cloth creating…

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    July 2022

    $750

    Dancing with the Wall

    July 12 @ 9:00 am - July 16 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Dancing with the Wall Irene Roderick, Instructor Dates: Tuesday, July 12th – Saturday, July 16th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $725 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Improvisational quilting means letting go of all expectations and preconceptions of what you are going to make. Come spend five days with me and learn how to let your sub-conscience and creativity drive you to make a unique expression of your individual aesthetic and process. Relax, play, let it happen and see what comes out.Expect to have a…

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    $550

    The Book of Letting Go

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

    The Book of Letting Go Beatriz Helton, Instructor Dates: Friday, July 15th – Sunday, July 17th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $525 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 This 3-day class is about having fun while creating a 5″X 5″ book, as I believe having fun with a sense of play is important in making authentic art. The intent is to help you let go of your inner critic while creating meaningful pages to serve as reminders to let go of self judgment and expectations.…

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    $700

    Stunning Abstracts and Soft Pastels

    July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 18 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Stunning Abstracts and Soft Pastels Mira White, Instructor Dates: Saturday, July 16th – Monday, July 18th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $675 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 We are going to have a great time working with soft pastels in a variety of experimental ways: under-paintings with acrylics, watercolors or pastel diluted with rubbing alcohol.( No petroleum-based solvents in this workshop.) We will be layering both dry and wet processes. Lots of exuberant mark making on several surfaces! Open to continuing artists of all levels…

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    $190

    Introduction to Hand Papermaking

    July 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Introduction to Hand Papermaking Jane Ingram Allen, Instructor Date: Monday, July 18th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $165 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Introduction to Hand Papermaking: Explore techniques of hand papermaking including sheet forming, pressing and drying as well as techniques of laminating, embedding and watermarking. Learn how papermaking can be used for a variety of art creations and make an array of handmade papers using Western and Asian papermaking with cotton, abaca and other local plant fibers. The instructor will introduce…

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    $725

    Animals through the Lens

    July 18 @ 9:00 am - July 22 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Animals through the Lens Traer Scott, Instructor Dates: Monday, July 18th – Friday, July 22nd, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $700 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Creating profound and inspired images of the animals that we share our world with is a challenging yet deeply rewarding endeavor. This workshop is intended for photographers who want to make artful, evocative images of animals that reflect both the ethos of the photographer and the intelligence and individuality of the subject. The goal of the workshop is…

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    $665

    Paper-making from Scratch with Local Plants

    July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 22 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Paper-making from Scratch with Local Plants Jane Ingram Allen, Instructor Dates: Tuesday, July 19th – Friday, July 22nd, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $625 Registration: $25 Materials: $15 This workshop will cover how to make paper from scratch (starting with the local plant materials such as leaves and bark) with minimal equipment and facilities. The emphasis will be on creative problem solving and creative use of materials to make unique handmade paper art, using sustainable methods and materials that do not harm the…

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    $775

    Collage, Construction, and Paint

    July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 22 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Making it and Painting it: Collage, Construction, and Paint Holly Roberts, Instructor Dates: Tuesday, July 19th – Friday, July 22nd, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $750 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Master the elusive art of transferring images to create striking works in this unique workshop, which combines the arts of painting and applied imagery. We cover the basics of working with acrylic paints to establish powerful substrates (underlying layers) that allow you to build images through collage and different transfer techniques. Students learn…

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    $1030

    Nihonga 1 & 2, Then and Now

    July 25 @ 9:00 am - July 29 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Nihonga 1 & 2, Then and Now Judith Kruger, Instructor Dates: Monday, July 25th – Friday, July 29th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $825 Registration: $25 Materials: $180 NIHONGA: Then and Now-Levels 1 and 2* This workshop is a Nihonga (traditional Japanese mineral pigment painting) class. Students will make water-based paint and grounds from Japanese pigments, pine soot (sumi), indigo, cochineal, and gofun (shell white) with natural glue binders. Varied colors and particle sizes will be explored through a traditional layering system on…

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    August 2022

    $775

    Mixed: Inside Vintage Book Covers

    August 2 @ 9:00 am - August 5 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Mixed: Inside Vintage Book Covers Orly Avineri, Instructor Dates: Tuesday, August 2nd – Friday, August 5th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $750 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Practices of mixed media art making cultivate insight into the nature of the creative process and its multiple relations to emotional stories of loss and mend. Enriched by self trust and acceptance, images, photos, paper, paint, words, pen, line, thread, and many unconventional tools and materials entwine to make expressive, complex and extremely personal creations. It’s all…

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    $875

    Long Exposure

    August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 7 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Long Exposure Sharon Tenenbaum, Instructor Dates: Friday, August 5th – Sunday, August 7th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $850 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 Long Exposure Photography changes the way we that we see reality, It eliminates the unnecessary details and creates more of an emphasis on art. It can distort time and transform an everyday scene into something otherworldly. For Vancouver professional photographer Sharon Tenenbaum, this mystical quality is a big part of what makes the technique appealing. While normal exposures typically take just…

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    $1225

    Imaging Paradise

    August 8 @ 9:00 am - August 12 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Imaging Paradise Keith Carter, Instructor Dates: Monday, August 8th – Friday, August 12th, 2022 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $1,200 Registration: $25 Materials: $0 This workshop is designed to help you discover or renew your creative spirit, and broaden the way you think about photography. Its purpose is to help serious amateur or professional photographers reconcile practical and creative lives, to re-examine your own creative process exploring the narrative, aesthetic, and emotional aspects of image making, and find new paths to creative growth. Our…

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