Learn through doing in these power-packed, one-day workshops.
DIY Painting Workshops
July 24 and 25 / 2 – 5pm
In our Do-It-Yourself painting workshops, an instructor will guide you through the steps of making your own canvas masterpiece. No experience is needed, just a few spare hours, some good buddies and a desire to make art. Just bring an apron or smock.
Members: $55; Non-Members: $65 All materials included
Instructor: Scott Foxx
Gallery Play Saturday: Make Your Own Pop-Up Illustrations
August 21 / 10am – 11:30am (Ages 8 – 12); 1 – 3pm (Ages 13 – 17); 4pm – 6pm (Ages 18+)
Learn some of the basic tricks for turning your drawings into three-dimensional works of art.
Ages: 8 – Adult
Ages 8 – 17: $10; Ages 18+: $20 All materials included
Instructors: Marcella Kuykendall, Alan Kuykendall
Saturday, August 21 / 4:30 – 6:30pm
Take your significant other on an art adventure. Have fun creating portraits of each other while sipping on a glass of wine. Couples will learn life-drawing techniques using color media. Start your date night here and enjoy eating at one of Carrollton’s downtown restaurants after the session.
Class Size: 3 – 6 couples
Member: $50 per couple/ Non-Member: $60 per couple
Instructor: Ashan Pridgon
Mix and Match: Printmaking and Mixed Media
Saturday, September 11 / 10:30am – 1pm; (Break for Lunch); 2 – 4:30pm
Learn fun ways to combine linoleum block printing with mixed media materials and collage. Students will discuss the basics of printing, experiment with materials to add gusto to their art and carve their own printing block to take home.
Class Size: 3 – 10
Fee: Member: $60/ Non-Member: $70
Instructor: Marcella Kuykendall
Gallery Play Saturday: Building Miniature Worlds for Photography
September 18 / 8 – 12, 10:30am – 12pm / 13 – 17, 1:30 – 3pm
Inspired by the space and moon landing based photographs in Verisimilitude, this workshop teaches students to create miniature sets for imaginary photographic worlds. Each student will get a printed or emailed copy of their photo and are also welcome to bring cellphones and other photographic devices. All materials included. This may be an outdoor workshop depending on the weather.
Fused Glass Vase
October 2 / 10am – 12:30pm
Participants make a glass vase, cut glass, set up a design and prepare the work of art for firing. All materials and tools are included. Glass experience is not required. Must be able to grip and handle cutting tools (small hammer and pliers) and wear closed-toed shoes and craft gloves. Glass will need to be fired twice and will be ready for pick-up the following week. Registration deadline is September 27, 2021.
Class Size: 4 – 8
Member: $50 / Non-Member: $60
Instructor: Elizabeth Mobley
Wednesday, November 10 / 5:30 – 8:30pm
Participants learn to reshape, combine and juxtaposition found objects and upcycled materials to create works of art.
Fee: Member: $35 per person; Non-Member: $45 per person
Instructor: Alan Kuykendall
Gallery Play Saturdays: Handmade Cards
November 13 / 3 – 5pm
This casual workshop is perfect for crafters, creatives and families. Access a variety of materials and make all kinds of cards for your friends and loved ones. All materials included. Small children will need to work with parents or older family members.
Ages: All ages
November 13 / 11am – The Afternoon (A Lunch Break is Provided)
Join artist Arthur Wilson and Silica Burns Glass to create your own blown glass works of art. All materials are included.
Ages: 6 – Adults, (Young children must be assisted by an adult)
Member: $100 per person; Non-Member: $120 per person
Instructor: Arthur Wilson