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Workshops

ART Whatever! 2015

Painting, Drawing and Printmaking
(plus a look at some Great Artists)
For Young People (ages 7-12)
Sunday afternoons from 1-3 pm
at Zigzag Gallery

Winter "WHATEVERLAND" Classes

Feb. 8 - JAPANESE PAINT PRINTS
Inspired by Hiroshige's woodblock prints, we will make our own multi-colored relief prints

Feb. 15 - PAUL KLEE DRAWINGS
Discover the inventiveness in Klee's drawings and paintings, and create your own "name patterns" and poetic drawings.

Feb. 22 - ADINKRA PRINTS ON FABRIC
Follow the tradition of this West African symbolic art form and create wall hangings.

Mar. 1 - PAUL CEZANNE -STILL LIFE
After taking a look at Cezanne's paintings, we will compose a still-life, full of depth and volume.

Mar. 8 - THE MAGIC OF LINOCUTS
Explore the possibilities of this exciting medium.

Mar.15 - PABLO PICASSO
We will focus our attention on this great artist's "Blue Period" and Cubist paintings and then create our own "one color" paintings and "fractured portraits" of one another.

Mar.22 - MAKE A JAPANESE HAIKU BOOK
With hand-printed cover paper, accordion fold and a Haiku poem of your own.

Mar. 29 - COMIC CREATURES
After taking a look at some historic and current comic "heroes", come up with different types of animal & human characters and put them in their own exciting & humorous comic strips.

Costs:
8 sessions - $150
4 sessions - $75
single session - $20

Checks payable to: Zigzag Gallery
Mail to: Zigzag Gallery (6477 Main Street)
PO BOX 354, The Plains VA 20198


PAST WORKSHOPS


Adventures in Art

Zigzag Gallery invites young artists to its ADVENTURES IN ART Saturday art workshop, starting February 4th for four weeks from 10am to 12noon. Some of the activities will include printmaking, illustrating and writing stories, drawing sculpture, and book making. The age level is somewhat flexible, within approximately the 7 to 12 year old range. The cost is $80 for each four-week session. For more information and to register, please call Susan Jeffries at Zigzag Gallery (540) 253-5364, or stop by 6477 Main Street in The Plains, VA Wed- Sun 11-5pm.

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Mary Buchanan Workshop

A two- day workshop for Quilters and Fiber Artists
The Artist’s Fabric: Exploring surface dessign
Instructor: Mary T. Buchanan
Sat & Sun 16-17 April 10-4 pm


BOOK ARTS Workshops

Long-stitch & Smythe-sewn Books
Sat 23 APRIL
Instructor: Fleming Jeffries


BLOCK PRINTING Workshops

BOOK/BLOCK PROJECT: East meets West
Sat & Sun 30 APRIL-1 MAY
Instructor: Roberta Jeffries


FIBER ARTS Workshops

THE ARTIST’S FABRIC: Exploring Surface Design
Sat & Sun 16-17 APRIL
Instructor: Mary T. Buchanan


ETCHING Workshops

LINE ETCHING & DRYPOINT: The Simplicity of Scratching
Sat & Sun 9-10 APRIL
Instructor: Fleming Jeffries


ETCHING SEMINAR (6 week course)

Wednesdays, 13 APR-18 MAY
Instructor: Fleming Jeffries


MONOPRINTING Workshops

MONOPRINT MADNESS
Sat & Sun 21-22 MAY
Instructor: Fleming Jeffries


LOCATION:

Classes are held at the RR Arts Building in the Plains.