Workshops

SUMMER Workshops at THE FORUM ART INSTITUTE :visit website here

Homeschoolers:           TEEN Workshop 

 URBAN~SCAPE~   $75 w/ supply list or $95 all materials included.   Based on GEM’s theme & technique with acrylic mixed media (show in the main gallery (COLLECTIVE VOICES: UNraveled  April 20-May 2’17). GEM will guide you through her process & you will leave with something new for your walls at home!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Creating Creative Habits: ART JOURNALING~             Having a tough time keeping to your creative resolutions? GEM will share with you tips to put into action, adjusting your expectations, and building creative work habits that can help you reach your artistic goals. Hands-on journal time included with some activities to get the brain into art mode! Art journal required.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     POPPY PAINTING MADNESS                      =$50; includes all materials.                  Come for an evening of spring-inspiring acrylic painting where the focus will be poppies (but not limited to!). Wear clothes appropriate for studio!

                                                                                                                                          Artistic UNraveling: NOT GIVING A F*CK   $65              Are you doing the things that make your heart sing? Participate in a friendly prioritizing evening of when, where and how many f**cks (or cares)  you have to give away, realistically. Learn about the real importances and values that make us happy, define boundaries with societal messages and create an inspiring work of art to keep it all in perspective! Includes materials.

                                                   BEYOND THE BUBBLE BATH- The ART of SELF-CARE  (PDF)

Adina Lakser & GEM   will host this fun full day workshop  at future locations, TBA. Tailored to fit certain groups from the caring professions – APRIL 27 ~healthcare, social justice, non-profit, community supports; APRIL 28 ~ educators- but relevant to anyone interested in acknowledging life’s stressful  realities. Leaving band-aid solutions behind, you will work on personal skills to control WHAT CAN be controlled. Guided talk and creating art (no experience needed!) will nourish a new braveness in you!

More Workshops for Educators                      (for more details open PDF)

COMBINE FOLLOWING AM & PM SESSIONS FOR $95;                   or all 3 for $195!   All materials (except art journal) provided
CREATING CREATIVE HABITS: 15-Minute Art Lessons for the Classroom                                                                                  $55             Experience numerous guided art activities aimed at developing individual art skills; learn how to get more out of your students artistically; make use of those little chunks of time where materials are easy to grab, no prep & everybody feels successful!
THE FELDMAN APPROACH: Art Appreciation & Critical Analysis for the Classroom                                                       $55           Guided by experienced educator & artist, be an active participant in this engaging process of appreciating artworks using rich art language; take part in rebuilding the artist’s method; learn how to apply in your classroom at any grade level!
INTRODUCTION of ART MEDIUMS & GENRES for Classrooms:        8:30-3:30pm (full day); $110                       What can you do with pencil, oil pastel vs soft pastel, watercolour vs tempra; supplying your classroom studio with tight budgets & environment in mind; choosing paper supply vs other options; what is so wrong with Realism, & what is the difference between impressionism, modernism & contemporary art?? It is a full fun day!

 SOCIAL MEDIA for ARTISTS: LEARNING THE BASICS & MORE…

 

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