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Pacific Northwest Art School

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15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States
3606783396 http://pacificnorthwestartschool.org/

August 2019

$585

Susan Stover- Sculptural Mixed Media Encaustic

Art Classes, Coupeville
August 24 @ 9:00 am - August 27 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

Are you ready to move off the flat panel and explore some sculptural or relief forms with encaustic? This workshop will focus on experimenting with loads of materials to create wall sculptures and 3-d forms. We’ll start by looking at other artists to get the creative juices flowing and to illustrate some of the various options. Techniques and demos will include multiple ways of constructing and building underlying structures with materials such as foam, plaster, wood, cardboard, paper clay, wire,…

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September 2019

$550

Jan Sitts- Texture, Color, Feeling.

Art Classes, Coupeville
September 5 @ 9:00 am - September 8 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

By combining aggressive textures and unusual mediums with various “raw” materials the end result in abstract painting is the creative accomplishment.  This method presents the magnetism that is the abstraction to mixed media.  Many techniques, materials, compositions and, above all, emotion play off of each other when creating the piece.  There is adventure in not knowing where you are going with it until you get there!  You will become enlightened as you journey through this process.  You must be able…

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$395

Brenda Tharp- The Power of Normal: Photographing with a ‘standard’ lens

Art Classes, Coupeville
September 7 @ 9:00 am - September 8 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

We have as photographers many tools to make our images. We have filters, and an assortment of lenses. Our wide angles can be used to get in extremely close with to exaggerate foregrounds, our telephotos to extract elements and visually compress and compact a scene. These are all useful tools and techniques. But what about the direct, straightforward qualities of a ‘standard’ viewpoint, a focal length that matches how our eyes see the world? Cartier-Bresson did it, Jay Maisel has…

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$35

Geli Prints with Beth Herrild

Art Classes, Coupeville
September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

Please join instructor Beth Herrild for this super fun & creative art form. We’ll use Gel Printing Plates, acrylic paint, stencils, and mark making tools to create one of a kind mono prints. Gel prints are fun & easy for everyone from total art beginner to pro! Please bring an old shirt to protect your clothing. All art supplies will be provided, plus a glass of wine or sparkling water.   Participants will leave with many prints to display on…

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$35

Ikebana with Charles Coghlan

Art Classes, Coupeville
September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

Ikebana with Charles Coghlan September 25th, 1-3 p.m. $35 Follow on class to the spring session. Open to all! Come learn design and techniques for making beautiful Ikebana floral arrangements.   Class begins with reflections upon Ikebana’s history and philosophy, from its ancient Shinto origins, evolving into a Buddhist monastic tradition, medieval Samurai discipline, and modern/abstract art form. Instruction is given in hands-on design and technique.   Branches and flowers are provided as well as tools, containers, and needle point…

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$35

Jennifer Carlson- Fall Cottage Style Flower Arranging

Art Classes, Coupeville
September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

Please join instructor Jennifer Carlson for this demonstration and hands-on floral design class! Learn how to arrange greens, flowers, branches and seed pods from your garden in a casual cottage style organic bouquet.  Basic floral design principles and handouts will be provided. Please bring pruning shears or floral scissors if you have them to make your own take-away bouquet. Floral material and containers will be provided by the instructor. If you have branches, flowers or foliage from your garden that…

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October 2019

$35

Marbling Madness With Beth Herrild

Art Classes, Coupeville
October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

Please join instructor Beth Herrild for this hands on fun class! Learn the basics of paper marbling using special marbling inks. We’ll start out marbling paper and then move on to ceramic dishes and glass votives. No art experience necessary! Please bring an old shirt to protect your clothing. All art supplies will be provided, plus a glass of wine or sparkling water. These projects are perfect to keep for yourself or to give as gifts. Class size will be…

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November 2019

$45

Jan Smith- Beach Rock Wrapping

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

   Learn the basics of wrapping smooth beach rocks with cane to make one-of-a-kind Whidbey gifts, each as individual as you are!  BYO(S)R! – Bring Your Own (Special) Rock (or choose one from the instructor’s bucket). A Materials Fee of $10.00 will cover natural cane to weave with plus a little extra to take home.  Some helpful information and alternative suggestions will also be provided.  Rocks will be available if you don’t have time to collect your own.     Either of these should…

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