Adult Studio Art workshops

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Offering art workshops and retreats in an inspiring studio surrounded by gardens in the beautiful Annapolis Valley. See details below for registration.

 

HOLIDAY ART WORKSHOPS

 

Holiday Cards and Prints

Linocut and Nature Printing 

with Rachel Reeve

Sunday, December 5 , 2021

10 am - 4 pm

$100 (materials included)

 

In this one-day workshop participants will learn to transfer sketches, carve and print their designs from lino with water-based printing inks. Hand print on Japanese paper with a bamboo barren to create holiday cards and exquisite small art pieces. Create direct nature prints and monotype from cedar, pine and other seasonal materials. All participants will leave with a selection of approximately 8"x10" mono-prints on Japanese Paper and up to 10 holiday cards. 

 

2 Great Projects in 1 Day

Seasonal Trimmings Wall Feature with Rachel Reeve in the morning and Pop-Art Self Portraits with Terry Drahos in the afternoon

Saturday, December 11, 2021

10 am - 4 pm $100 (materials included)

In the morning create a unique wall feature using repurposed weathered hemlock with a glass tube to keep trimmings fresh. The holder can be reused with flowers. 

 

In the afternoon Terry Drahos will lead you in a Pop-Art project to create and oversized self portrait.

Holiday Light Feature

with Rachel Reeve

Sunday, December 12. 2021

10 am - 4 pm

$100 (materials included)

 

In this one-day workshop participants will create a unique wall feature using a repurposed apple barrel stave, mini-lights and origami balloon boxes. Participants begin by preparing the barrel stave by sanding and drilling holes for the lights. Fold ten boxes that will fit over individual lights, secured with glue on the stave. Choose from a selection of high quality chiogami paper for your light design. 

 

Details
Location - 9891 HIGHWAY 1, GREENWICH B4P2R2

To register email - aiaigasa30@hotmail.com with name, phone number, and proof of vaccination. Secure your spot with

E-transfer to aiaigasa30@hotmail.com.

Participant limit is eight socially distanced.

COMING THIS SPRING

The Art of Drawing 

Enjoy the classic art of sketching/drawing with graphite and charcoal. Participants will explore techniques to create value, line, texture and perspective. Observational studies will be in both small and large formats. This class may occasionally meet at various locations to sketch outside plein-air.

All levels welcome. POV required.

 

Art of the Garden Retreat 

Explore the bounty and subtleties of the garden through different mediums in this nature inspired one-day workshop. Explore botanical printing and monotype printing on fabric and paper using a range of printing inks. Get started on your own nature journal using various drawing techniques. Create botanical cyanotype prints on paper and fabric right in the garden.