Workshops

Explore your inner artist with a workshop! Artists of all skill levels welcome. Most workshops are drop-in – check detailed listings for dates and times. Advanced registration is required for Blazing Easels Children’s Workshop. If you have questions or wish to register, please call 828-262-3017.

Blazing Easels (Children)
February - April 2017
Children, ages 7 -12

Join us in exploring color, design and texture through paint, markers, Cray-pas, collage, found objects and pen.

Drawing from Life
July 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; 2017 (Tuesdays & Thursdays) / 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages 10-15

Explore and develop skills, confidence and creativity in drawing from observation. Learn to draw realistically by looking at objects such as photographs, still life, self-portraits and the landscape.

Empowered Journaling
July 10 - 14, 2017 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages 12-16

Participate in art journaling to promote self-esteem, empowerment and establish a “voice.” Explore thought-provoking subjects and create journal pages to reflect thoughts and feelings.

Famous Artists
July 24 - 28, 2017 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages 6-12

Discover the world of Fine Arts by examining famous artists from the past such as Pablo Picasso, Sonia Delaunay, Alexander Calder, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Georges Seurat.

Healing Arts Yoga (Adults)
December 2016 - May 2017
Adults and Students, age 17+

Join yoga instructor, Angie Forest, on Saturdays for an 1-hour yoga session in our Art Gallery in downtown Boone. All skill levels are welcome and mats can be provided if you don't own one.

International Art
June 19 - 23, 2017 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages 6-12

Grab your passport and travel around the world to experience cultural history and international art. The trip starts in Mexico, then travels South to Brazil, across the ocean to Africa, India and will finish in Australia. Learn about techniques, styles and art created in native countries.

Open Studio: Creative Wednesday & Aha Thursday! (Just for Appalachian Students)
February - April 2017
Appalachian students only

Explore the world of texture, color and design. Play with paint, collage, pastels, pen and ink with Wanda Ortiz and Shauna Caldwell. Rediscover your creative spirit in a community of peers as you explore different mediums in an inviting space.

Tai Chi (Adults)
February 2017 - May 2017
Adults and 17+ students

Participants will engage in a series of very specific integrated postures in fluid sequence—that today is practiced as a graceful form of exercise.

Trash Art
August 7 - 11, 2017 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages 10-15

This class is all about TRASH! Create all kinds of fun works of art using recyclables including water bottles, bottle caps, grocery bags, zip ties, plastic lids, cereal boxes and so much more!

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