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Jun
26
Mon
2017
Grown-Ups Art Camp 2017 @ Del Ray Artisans gallery
Jun 26 – Jul 14 all-day

Grown Ups Art Camp (GUAC) is a collection of workshops (day, night, weekday, weekend)—for anyone and everyone—scheduled from June 26 – July 14, 2017. Register for as many workshops as you want!

Workshops

Del Ray Artisans is offering many fun, exciting, and artful workshops and sessions for you to choose from. Please note that the “Fee” column listed below shows the “member / non-member” price and includes the supply fee, if applicable. Click on the workshop title for more information, including the supply list for the workshop (if applicable). You may also view all the workshops on the registration site at mkt.com/del-ray-artisans or download the Program (PDF) and the Meet the Instructors (PDF) information.

Instructor Workshop Title Date/Time Fee
Kim Joy Kumihimo (Cancelled) June 26, Monday, 6-9pm $85 / $95
Joe Toole Fun with Fused Glass June 27, Tuesday, 1-3:30pm $60 / $70
Karen Laurie Thomas Nature Journaling: How To See As A Naturalist June 27, Tuesday, 6-8pm $30 / $40
Marisela Rumberg Discover Your Inner Artist – Introduction to Zentangle® (Cancelled) June 28, Wednesday, 10-2pm $97 / $107
Seth Yavit Existential Art-Making – Find Your Voice And Your Muse(s) June 28, Wednesday, 7-10pm $65 / $75
Rita Schooley The Art of Business & Taxes June 29, Thursday, 6-8:30pm $50 / $60
Judy Lynn Create Professional Art Print Cards (Cancelled) June 30, Friday, 11-1pm $67 / $77
Judy Lynn Showcase Your Masterworks on Social Media (Cancelled) June 30, Friday, 2-5pm $36 / $46
Stephanie Morse Boom! Pow! Comic Booking (Cancelled) June 30, Friday, 6:30-9pm $45 / $55
Jonathan Ottke Carving in Soapstone (Cancelled) July 1, Saturday, 10-1pm $90 / $100
Loretta Kaneshige Mixed Metal Earrings – Earrings-A-Polooza! July 1, Saturday, 2-5pm $100 / $110
Loretta Kaneshige Sterling Silver Stacking Rings July 1, Saturday, 6-9:30pm $95 / $105
Ken and Sue Reed Polymer clay – Bead Making July 2, Sunday, 1-5pm $60 / $70
Kathryn Coneway Acrylic Techniques with Collage July 5, Wednesday, 2-4:30pm $65 / $75
Sam Lally Learning to Build Your Own Business Website July 5, Wednesday, 6-8pm $40 / $50
Lynn Fernandez Leather Mask Making July 6, Thursday, 6-10pm $75 / $85
Myra Nicholas Painted Metal Filigree with Polymer Inlay (Cancelled) July 7, Friday, 1-5pm $105 / $115
Nancy Kline Patterned Mosaics Without Using Grout July 7, Friday, 6-10pm $67 / $77
Mel Bikowski Find Your Center – Grounding Meditation & Centering Exercise July 8, Saturday, 10-12pm $0 / $10
Loretta Kaneshige Creative Card-Making from A-Z including Christmas in July (Cancelled) July 8, Saturday, 1-4pm $80 / $90
Loretta Kaneshige Hammered Copper or Sterling Cuff Bracelet (Cancelled) July 8, Saturday, 6-9:30pm $94 / $104
Judy Lynn Reimagining Abstract Paintings (Cancelled) July 9, Sunday, 9-12:30pm $80 / $90
Jonathan Ottke Papier Mache for any level (Cancelled) July 9, Sunday, 1-4pm $90 / $100
Lewis Smith Printing Digital Images on Canvas – what to get & what to do (Cancelled) July 9, Sunday, 5-9pm $60 / $70
Kim Joy Stained Glass Earrings July 10, Monday, 10-1pm $90 / $100
Kim Joy Stained Glass Pendant July 10, Monday, 10-1pm (note: new time) $85 / $95
Myra Nicholas Digital Image Editing & Special Effects (Cancelled) July 10, Monday, 6-9pm $85 / $95
Margaret Wohler Drawing Intricate Insects July 11, Tuesday, 10-1pm $40 / $50
Myra Nicholas Marketing, Web Design & Strategies (Cancelled) July 11, Tuesday, 2-5pm $95 / $105
Jay Young Gerard Painting with Paper (2-part workshop) (Cancelled) Part 1: July 11, Tuesday, 6-8pm
Part 2: July 12, Wednesday, 6-8pm
$125 / $135
Ellen Rosenthal Easy-Peasy Relief Printmaking July 12, Wednesday, 10-1pm $95 / $105
Lisa Willis Upcycle & Design a Fabric Necklace (Cancelled) July 13, Thursday, 11-1pm $55 / $65
Susan Gantz Exploring Mono Printing with the Gelli Arts Plate (Class Full) July 13, Thursday, 2-5pm $50 / $60
Myra Nicholas Bunches of Flowers Garland July 13, Thursday, 6-9pm $110 / $120
Stephanie Morse Book Making (Cancelled) July 14, Friday, 9:30-12pm $55 / $65
Myra Nicholas Creating Pins & Pendants (using broken jewelry & other media) July 14, Friday, 1-4pm $100 / $110

Facility

Grown-Ups Art Camp 2017When visiting the Del Ray Artisans gallery, parking is available on Mount Vernon or Commonwealth avenues, or in the small parking lot next to the park (lot entrance is on Commonwealth Ave). The facility is handicapped accessible and bathrooms are available. The gallery has a kitchen, including a refrigerator and microwave if needed.

Policies

  • You may register online, by mail or at the gallery. Registration must include payment in order for you to be fully registered for the workshop. Any registrations without payment will not reserve your spot in the workshop until payment has been received.
  • If a workshop does not reach the minimum number of students within 3 days of the workshop, it may be cancelled at the Instructor’s discretion. If you are already registered (and paid) for a workshop that is cancelled, your whole registration amount will be refunded.
  • If you request to withdraw from a workshop 72 hours or more before the day of the workshop, Del Ray Artisans will refund the Workshop Fee and any Supply Fee minus a 15% processing fee.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations less than 72 hours before the day of the workshop.

Questions or Feedback

Contact Office Manager at Gallery@DelRayArtisans.org.

Jul
5
Wed
2017
Acrylic Techniques with Collage @ Del Ray Artisans
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Art by Kathryn Coneway Workshop will provide opportunities to explore collage with acrylic mediums allowing participants to “paint with paper” on a small board. Techniques to add imagery from drawings and photographs using an image transfer technique will also be introduced.

Class size 6-10 participants.  Price is $50 for DRA members and $60 for non-members, plus $15 supply fee.

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Meet The Instructor

Kathryn Coneway, www.kathrynconeway.com
GUAC Workshop: Acrylic Techniques with Collage

Kathryn is the author of two children’s books and is an exhibiting artist, focusing on work in clay, mixed media and photography.  Currently much of her work is inspired by time spent in nature and observing the changing of the seasons at Huntley Meadows Park near her home in Alexandria, Virginia.


Grown-Ups Art Camp

This workshop is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp (GUAC).

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Learning to Build Your Own Business Website @ Del Ray Artisans
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Website designed by Sam Lally This workshop will teach help teach artists how to build their own website using the website builder tool Wix. I will take them step-by-step in constructing their website and teach them how to operate the program. Artists should bring their own laptop to follow along.

Class size 4-8 participants. Price is $40 for DRA members and $50 for non-members.

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Meet The Instructor

Sam Lally
GUAC Workshop: Learning to Build Your Own Business Website

I graduated from TC Williams High School and will be majoring in engineering and graphic design at Virginia Tech this fall. I’ve completed courses in computer networking, programing, and graphic design. I have built websites for artists (e.g., stephenlallypottery.com) and will be working this summer at the Torpedo Factory assisting artists with websites and social media.


Grown-Ups Art Camp

This workshop is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp (GUAC).

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Jul
6
Thu
2017
First Thursday (Gallery Closed)
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The gallery does not keep regular hours during the month of July and is closed to the public tonight (Thursday, July 6) for an individual workshop: Leather Mask Making. This workshop is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp.

First Thursday (April-September from 6pm-dark)Del Ray celebrates First Thursday, a Del Ray community event from 6-9pm along Mount Vernon Avenue from April through September. Each month has a different theme:

  • April 13, 2017 [rain date] – Hats Along The Avenue
  • May 4, 2017 – Dog Days in Del Ray
  • June 1, 2017 – Health & Wellness
  • July 6, 2017 – Red, White & Blue
  • August 3, 2017 – Staycation
  • September 7, 2017 – Music/Dance/Art
Leather Mask Making @ Del Ray Artisans
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Mask by Lynn Fernandez In this workshop, students will get a chance to learn basic and intermediate leather-working skills while creating a custom fitted mask to take home. We’ll cover everything from pattern tracing and leather cutting to embossing designs using traditional tools. Students will have access to a variety of design stamps that will give them a chance to personalize their project.

Class size 2-6 participants.  Price is $60 for DRA members and $70 for non-members, plus $15 supply fee.

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Meet The Instructor

Lynn Fernandez, www.etsy.com/shop/NowBraceYourself
GUAC Workshop: Leather Mask Making

I’m a book worm, and an all around fantasy lover. I love Star Wars, and Jane Austin, Star Trek, Dr. Who, Shakespeare, and Tolkien. I watch period pieces for the costumes. I firmly believe you can never own too much leather. I love working with leather and creating one of a kind items.


Grown-Ups Art Camp

This workshop is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp (GUAC).

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Jul
7
Fri
2017
Painted Metal Filigree with Polymer Inlay (Cancelled) @ Del Ray Artisans
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Art by Myra NicholasThis workshop has been cancelled.

Learn a special technique just for filigree that combines the intricate inlays of filigree with the effect of inlaid polymer. Attendees can choose from among a number of filigree shapes to paint, layer and inlay.

Class size 3-8 participants.  Price is $75 for DRA members and $85 for non-members, plus $30 supply fee.


Meet The Instructor

Myra Nicholas, notjustpartz.com
GUAC Workshops: Bunches of Flowers GarlandCreating Pins & Pendants (using broken jewelry & other media); Digital Image Editing & Special EffectsMarketing, Web Design & Strategies; Painted Metal Filigree with Polymer Inlay

Myra Anson Nicholas has been experimenting with materials and creating unique craft techniques for 30 years. She displayed at craft shows, wholesale shows and gallery shows, in 2001 she launched a website: notjustpartz.com for the creative crafter that combines kitz she designed with unique “partz” and techniques. She was involved in the development of computer graphics in the early 1980’s. In 1995 she became a web developer, and taught in the IT department of a local university.


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This workshop is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp (GUAC).

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Patterned Mosaics Without Using Grout @ Del Ray Artisans
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art by Nancy Kline Participants will create their own abstract mosaic by embedding the mosaic tesserae into an adhesive without the need to grout. Participants will learn how to use color pigments, create patterns and properly use certain adhesives. The mosaics will utilize a variety of materials including natural stone, shells, jewelry findings, beads, glass and tiles. Participants are encouraged to bring their own favorite materials but are not required to do so.

Class size 4-8 participants.  Price is $55 for DRA members and $65 for non-members, plus $12 supply fee.

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Meet The Instructor

Nancy Kline
GUAC Workshop: Patterned Mosaics Without Using Grout

Nancy Kline, currently residing in Alexandria Virginia, has always been interested in the arts. In 2009, she discovered the wonderful world of mosaic art. Since then, she has explored a variety of techniques and styles, both modern and ancient, through classes and workshops taught by leading mosaic artists.  Ms. Kline uses a broad range of materials and techniques, from traditional to modern, in order to create texture and color contrasts. Her various works may be suitable for interior or exterior spaces. She also creates wearable art.  Nancy has been a member of Del Ray Artisans since 2011 and frequently exhibits her work at the gallery.  Her works also appear in local non-gallery settings.


Grown-Ups Art Camp

This workshop is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp (GUAC).

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Jul
8
Sat
2017
Find Your Center – Grounding Meditation & Centering Exercise @ Del Ray Artisans
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Melanie BikowskiThis workshop will be a free (for members) workshop that is dedicated to working on finding the center of your focus. Meditation allows us to listen to the deepest jewels that are hidden within our souls and most of the time that is where we can find a plethora of creativity. I will be guiding the group through a grounding meditation and working on teaching some techniques to clear your mind and energy of the junk of everyday life.

Class size:  5-30. The fee is $0 for DRA members and $10 for non-members. Non-members will pay the $10 workshop fee upon arrival. ALL participants MUST register.

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Meet The Instructor

Mel Bikowski, www.melbikowski.com
GUAC Workshop: Find Your Center – Grounding Meditation & Centering Exercise

Mel Bikowski is a self-taught artist that uses her intuition to build new perspectives and worlds that present an emotional depth and wisdom that is absent of ego. She spends most of her time painting in her studio space adjacent with Olly Olly in Old Town Fairfax, VA.


Grown-Ups Art Camp

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Creative Card-Making from A-Z including Christmas in July (Cancelled) @ Del Ray Artisans
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Card Making WorkshopThis workshop has been cancelled.

Cut specialty papers, fabric, cardstock and metals to create layered custom cards and envelopes. Learn how to create dimension and pop-ups for card for children and adults, for special days, graduation, birthdays and holidays (Christmas designs are an option). Your creations can be pretty, funky, artsy or just plain stunning.

Class size:  4-10 participants.  The fee is $45 for DRA members and $55 for non-members plus a $35 supply fee.


Meet The Instructors

Loretta Kaneshige & Mariam Wais, catchadreamstudio.com
GUAC Workshops: Creative Card-Making from A-Z including Christmas in July; Hammered Copper or Sterling Cuff Bracelet; Mixed Metal Earrings – Earrings-A-Polooza!; Sterling Silver Stacking Rings

Loretta T. Kaneshige and Mariam Wais.  Loretta and Mariam have been crafting with mixed media including paper, paint, ink, stamps, metals, beads, found objects, and more for many years.  Mariam excels at custom card making with dimensions, pop-ups, stamps and mixed textures, along with custom envelopes.  Loretta adds in materials created from metals, gelli printing and found objects.


Grown-Ups Art Camp 2017

Grown-Ups Art Camp

This workshop is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp (GUAC).

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Hammered Copper or Sterling Cuff Bracelet (Cancelled) @ Del Ray Artisans
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Cuffs by Loretta KaneshigeThis workshop has been cancelled.

Cut, file, hammer/texture, anneal, form and finish copper sheet or sterling silver sheet to create a one-of -a-kind hammered cuff bracelet. Sterling silver is available for an additional $35 supply fee, payable straight to the instructor at the workshop.

Class size is 4-12 participants.  The fee is $69 for DRA members and $79 for non-members plus a $25 supply fee.


Meet The Instructor

Loretta Kaneshige, catchadreamstudio.com
GUAC Workshops: Creative Card-Making from A-Z including Christmas in July; Hammered Copper or Sterling Cuff Bracelet; Mixed Metal Earrings – Earrings-A-Polooza!; Sterling Silver Stacking Rings

Loretta T. Kaneshige is an award-winning fine jewelry artist and and metalsmith.  Loretta is a resident artist at Sandy Spring Museum in Montgomery County, MD; she has been making jewelry for over 20 years and teaching for 15 years.


Grown-Ups Art Camp 2017

Grown-Ups Art Camp

This workshop is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp (GUAC).

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