Category: Classes / Workshops

Learn How to Draw Animals/Aprenda Cómo Dibujar Animales – classes in Oct.

Bilingual class with Leticia Garcia
Wed., October 7, 14, 21 & 28 El MiércolesOctubre 7, 14, 21 & 28 
7 PM to 9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Learn how to draw animals. We will work on 2 or 3 animals per lesson and final lesson …

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Taller Básico de Globoflexia/Basic Balloons Decoration – classes in October

Taller de globoflexia para aprender a hacer arcos y decorar en sus fiestas.
Balloon decorating workshops to learn how to form an ARCH to decorate in your parties. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
Note:Construction on Puritan Dr. is blocking routes from the west — …

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“Anatomy of a Scene: Getting Intimate” ONLINE with Tracy Wolff

Register before Wednesday, September 23 for the chance to submit your scene for workshopping. http://www.writersleague.org/calendar/GettingIntimateWolff2020

This class is a part of the Anatomy of a Scene Class Package.

Learning how to write (and grow) intimacy between your characters will revolutionize your story and your storytelling.

Join bestselling young adult and romance author Tracy Wolff as …

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Sculpting with Leather Dust

Sculpting with Leather Dust

Learn a new medium – Leather Dust!  No leather working experience needed! In this class, we will *Make a silicone mold of an object, * cast the mold using a leather dust mixture, *remove the casting, *paint the new object, and * mount it to a leather plaque.

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Art Shuffle | New Classes Start Every Week from ONE RiVER

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September Marketing & Italic classes from TxLAC

Saturday, September 19, 2020
10:00am – 1:00pm Mountain Time
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Market Your Online Course is a three-hour class and comprehensive opportunity to expand your marketing toolbox. Designed with the calligraphy teacher in mind, this course can work for anyone offering online courses or who wants to brush up on their social media marketing chops.
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Craft Guild of Dallas September News

Fall I Starts Now and Fall II is Open For Enrollment Have something fun and creative to look forward to, enroll in our Fall II session now. The session runs from Nov 1 – Dec 19, 2020.
Spring students don’t forget to take advantage of your make-up classes. As a reminder you can use your make-ups …

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Mesquite Arts Virtual Workshops on Youtube for September

Check out the new Youtube channel! Starting with Rock Art, the Mesquite Arts Center offers virtual workshops. They are also archived on the channel.

Here’s an explanation of the September offerings:

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Connect for the Arts Fundraising Forum Sept. 9th

Business Council for the Arts’ (BCA) Leadership Arts Alumni (LAA) are creating a series of online forums for learning and discussion about current challenges facing the North Texas arts and culture non-profit community. 

The Connect for the Arts (C4tA) fundraising forum will cover best practices and innovative ideas for arts and culture nonprofit organizations to successfully raise funding amidst COVID-19. The …

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Contemporary Collage Workshop with artist Katherine Baronet

Students will create a piece of art worthy of being put in a frame! September 19th, 10:30 – 3:30
  REGISTRATION (required) by TH SEPT 17th vial email to kbaronet@mindspring.com – Class size will be small.    ** social distance and a mask required**   This will be a a special opportunity to create memorable art. …

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Maddrey PLLC :: Virtual events – copyright, legal aid & fostering community in the arts

Maddrey PLLC :: September Events – Virtual Lunch & Learn, Legal Clinic and Artist Talk Coming Soon! Copyright Part 1:

Why should you copyright your work? Learn the basics… Wed., Sept. 9th, 12-1 pm register bit.ly/SeptCULL

Get Your Legal Advice :: Reserve Your Time  Sept. 16 REGISTER Virtual Artist Talks :: Fostering Community Sept. 22 …

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The VERY BIG 2-D Mixed Media Workshop with Bonny

NEW DATE: New materials, New techniques! The VERY BIG Mixed Media Workshop PLUS Consultation day with Bonny – Friday September 25th, Saturday September 26th and Sunday September 27th, 2020.

Hi friends, I’ll be introducing some new monotype techniques and materials this time. We’ll be working toward a series of pieces to be hung together …

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Michael Holter: Curly Portrait Workshop Sept. 3

Another “High Noon” Watercolor Workshop “Sidewalk Sighting” Join me as I paint a favorite Cowboy Character Thursday September 3. This will be a 3-hour webinar– an online mini-workshop session that is just like one of my live workshops. I will demonstrate process, materials and painting techniques that can be used for any painting. And if …

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The Human Figure Alla Prima – Sat., 10th Oct.

Saturday, Oct. 10th : 10 AM – 4 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Alla prima or wet-on-wet is a painting technique in which layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint. By the end of the workshop …

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3D Mixed Media on Board – Fridays in Oct.

Fridays – Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 at 7 PM – 9 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Come explore the possibilities with Mixed Media Art in this four-session hands-on workshop facilitated by mixed media artist Jose Angel Hernandez. By the end of …

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Airbrush 101 Sept. 12 with Justin Burns

Sat, September 12, 2020 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
$75

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association
Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061

This will be a hybrid class either face to face or virtual. We will be airbrushing with Golden Paints. I can provide the paints and surfaces and some …

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Cedars Union September Virtual Happenings

Hello from The Cedars Union!

We hope you are reading this message in good health and good spirits as we close out the month and a particularly odd summer. The Cedars Union Annex and the Boedeker next door have been buzzing with activity. We and our artists are on the brink of many things. 

Did you get …

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“Research like a Pro” ONLINE with Sindya Bhanoo

Fiction is, by definition, made up. But writing strong fiction, and certainly non-fiction, often requires a fair amount of research.

In this half-day class, we will discuss strategies that journalists use to do research and gather information for their stories. How much can be done by looking at images and documents on the Internet? Once …

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“How to Give and Receive Writing Critiques” ONLINE with John Pipkin

Are you in a writing group but not sure how to give good feedback on others’ work?


NOTE: This class is required in order to sign up for one of our Advanced Craft Workshops, but does not guarantee admission. The price of this online class will go toward the cost of the workshop if accepted …

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“The Agent Search: Tips, Tricks, and Timeless Advice” ONLINE with Becka Oliver

Learn the process and expectations for finding a literary agent for your book.

 

Join a former literary agent for an informative, candid, no-holds-barred class on finding the ideal agent for you—and how to navigate the relationship once you’ve found that perfect match. This class will cover everything from where to get your industry news, …

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Stemless Wine Glass & Cheese Plate Perfect Pairing Help Create Event!

Stemless Wine Glass Cheese Plate (Mini Rondel) Perfect Pairing Help Create Event!

This August & September drink in style! Come to Grapevine, the home of five fine art galleries, wine tasting rooms, cider, and a hopping brewery! Don’t forget Vetro, we are offering a Stemless Wine Glass & Beer Glass Help Create Event where you can create your personal, …

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Back To School Paperweight Help Create

These one of a kind glass art pieces are perfect gifts for teachers. They also can add an element of elegance to your own students’ new learning space, or your home or office. Help Create your one-of-a-kind handmade paperweight!

ALL AGES WELCOME! 

The Process:

  • Register online, pre-pay for your booked time slot.​
  • Come out to Vetro Glassblowing Studio 15 minutes prior to your reservation time to sign your waiver.
  • ***We want you and your loved ones to stay safe, so follow “Safe Social Distancing Practices” when in the Studio & Gallery, and please wear a mask. Vetro will follow all CDC & Tarrant County Guidelines to keep our …

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FREE Glassblowing Demonstrations Aug. 22 – Vetro Studio

Come visit, shop, and watch the Vetro Glassblowers during our,

FREE Glassblowing Demonstrations this Saturday, August 22, 2020!

Watch while Vetro Glassblowers turn hot molten glass into incredible works of art!

Saturday from 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Calendar

Submitted by Vetro Glassblowing Studio. Email: lbarker@vetroartglass.com

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Lunch & Learn via Zoom from the Irving Arts Center

Lunch & Learn!

It’s FREE to get art smart! Lunch & Learn at Irving Arts Center has gone virtual! Every Tuesday from 12-1:30 pm, an informal adult education program meets weekly on Zoom to discuss art topics that tie into current exhibitions at Irving Arts Center galleries. Videos, lectures, peer presentations and guest speakers are some …

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Espejo y Caja Decorados/ Decorated Mirror and Box (bilingual class in Irving)

Wednesdays, September 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2020 – 7 PM-9 PM |
El MiércolesSeptiembre 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 7 PM to 9 PM
Jayce Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Clases de arte en Espanol – Lupita Padilla
Instructor Name: Lupita Padilla
Email: lupitapadilla@gmail.com
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“Strategies for Staying the Course” ONLINE with P.J. Hoover

It’s hard to stick to our path, especially when everything seems like it is going against us, but don’t let that stop you from reaching your goals.

Join award-winning author P. J. Hoover in this inspiring workshop that will offer solid strategies on time management, goal setting, and staying the course even when things get …

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VAGF Online Meeting Aug. 17 – Selling Art & Collectors

VAGF Monthly Meeting

Monday, August 17 from 7 pm – 8:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom:
Register here 
After registration via Eventbrite, you will receive a zoom link in the Eventbrite confirmation email (click on the orange button to see zoom link).
VAGF members, look for an email from VAGF membership for a discount code.
For any questions regarding discount code …

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“Write Before You Write: Outlining, Planning, Plotting” ONLINE with Jennifer Ziegler

Do you ever start a manuscript and end up lost in your own story or know your plot but still find that your writing is blocked?

Before launching into writing that exciting new book idea, it’s important to take key first steps that will help prevent project-killing situations. If you tend to get lost in …

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Juliette McCullough Online Life Drawing Class at Dallas College

Advanced Figure Drawing Arts-2311-21503

Figure Drawing 1 ARTS-2323-21503

Fee reduction for over 55’s, fee waver for over 65’s resident in Dallas County

For  senior fee waiver program contact Deborah Whaley-Stephenson 

DWhaley-Stephenson@dcccd.edu

or for Continuing Ed:Brianna Williams         briannaw@dcccd.edu

For more information contact Juliette McCullough: jmccullough@dcccd.edu

Submitted by Juliette McCullough. Email: pierodella@yahoo.com

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Alla Prima Portraits with Oil Paints on Canvas Sept. 19

Saturday September 19th :10 AM – 4 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Alla prima or wet-on-wet , is a painting technique in which layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint. Used mostly in oil painting, the …

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Paint Parties ONLINE Video Series – FREE

Paint Parties ONLINE Video Series is FINALLY here… Only 10 minutes long. This is a FREE 3-Part Training Series called Paint Parties Online!

Are you ready for it? I hope so! I am going to drop a TON of knowledge in my upcoming Paint Party Online Workshop all about The Future of Paint Parties and Video 1 …

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3D Mixed Media on Board – Thursdays in September

Thursdays – Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 at 7 PM – 9 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Come explore the possibilities with Mixed Media Art in this four-session hands-on workshop facilitated by mixed media artist Jose Angel Hernandez. By the end of …

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Introduction to Abstract Modern Art – Fridays in September

Fridays in September 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th : 7 PM – 9 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Welcome! We’ll have some fun each Friday learning how to make abstract art.

My name is Aidan: As a former school teacher and abstract artist, I’ll …

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CEDARS UNION news – virtual programs

CEDARS UNION HAPPENINGS

Hello from The Cedars Union!

This past month has been one of reorienting ourselves to the long game of 2020. We’ve now had two months of being reopen to members, and five months of virtual programming. The time has come to stop waiting for a return to normalcy and move forward with …

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Michael Holter Online Watercolor Workshop: A River Runs… Aug. 15

Another “High Noon” Watercolor Workshop “A River Runs…” Join me for this 3 hour webinar which is an online mini-workshop session that is just like one of my live workshops. I will demonstrate process, materials and painting techniques that can be used for any painting. And if you choose, you can paint along,  (Note: Elements …

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