SUMMER WORKSHOPS

At Ease at the Easel   All supplies included
Instructor: Nancy Behles

We provide the wine and cheese, you bring the fun! Grab your pals and join instructor Nancy Behles for a relaxing “no fear” approach to acrylic painting. Students will complete a 9”x12” still-life during this two and a half hour session held in our beautiful studio. All supplies are included. All levels welcome. Beginners and beginner wannabees – this is your chance to take a chance!!
Wednesday, July 12, 7:00-9:30pm 
Cost: $98


The Basics of Color   1-day workshop   Limited materials required 
Instructor: Fran Vail

Understanding color – one of the most important steps in painting! This workshop will examine color theory in a very basic and easy to understand way. Exploring the fundamental usage of triads and complementary colors will enlighten you, and eliminate the mysteries of color mixing. Any painting medium is welcome. 
Sunday, July 16, Noon-5:00pm
Cost: $153


Painting Workshop:  Expressive Color at Ryerson Woods
Instructor: Nina Weiss

Come paint outside on the beautiful grounds of Ryerson Woods!  Working in the medium of their choice; students in this two-day workshop will use color theory to de-construct color in nature.  Learn how to use complex color to create spatial depth; emphasis and contrast.  Ideas about composition, gesture; and mark-making will be discussed.  Students can expect to complete a small painting.  Portable easels & sunhats advised!

​Saturday & Sunday, July 15 & July 16, 10am-4pm
Cost: $193 2-days; $123 1-day

SPRING WORKSHOPS

(Early Registration Discount for Spring Term Workshops has expired)

Workshops

WORKSHOPS 
The North Shore Art League offers many opportunities to experiment with a variety of mediums and techniques through one, two and three day workshops scheduled on evenings and weekends throughout the year.


$10 discount for early registration. To receive this discount for Summer 2017, registration must be complete and paid by May 31st. This allows teachers enough time for planning and preparation of any necessary materials. Participants signing up after that point will be accommodated if space is available.



Workshops/Lectures

The Art of Encaustic Painting  All supplies included
Robin Samiljan

This one-day workshop will cover everything you need to know about painting with beeswax, an ancient art form that has recently become more accessible to modern day artists. Students will learn about encaustic painting and its diversity, basic studio safety when painting with beeswax, and will explore mixed media wax painting ranging from image transfers, collage, embedding objects in wax, to impressionistic painting techniques. You will create a piece of artwork during this workshop. All supplies provided. All levels welcome, come learn in a comfortable studio setting.
When: Saturday, 4/29, 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $148


At Ease at the Easel  All supplies included
Instructor: Nancy Behles

We provide the wine and cheese. You bring the fun. Grab your pals and join instructor, Nancy Behles for a relaxing, “no fear” approach to acrylic painting. Students will complete a 9”x 12” still-life canvas during this two and a half hour session. All supplies are included. All levels welcome. Beginners and beginner wannabees - this is your chance to take a chance!
When: Thursday, 5/11, 7:00-9:30pm 
Cost: $98


Watercolor Workshop: Water & Skies All supplies included
Instructor: Fran Vail 

Fran will demonstrate and guide you through painting a cloud-laden sky over ocean waves.
You’ll explore light on water and clouds, and discuss forms of clouds and waves, composition, color and painting techniques to capture the drama.
Fran will provide personal direction, as well as group discussions and tips on watercolor painting.
When: Sunday, 6/4, 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $113