TVAA Presents ARTWORKS 2015…Classes And Workshops

By  | August 15, 2015 | Filed under: News
unnamedTUSCUMBIA-The Tennessee Valley Art Association presents Artworks 2015  a list of Art Classes and Workshops coming up in October and November.
Oil Painting Basics with Still Lifecool-and-warm-painting

This three-day basic oil painting workshop will be taught using a still life as the subject matter. The course will emphasize canvas preparation, usage of materials, drawing, color mixture, composition, value, intensity of color and application of pigment. Each of the three sessions will begin with a demonstration done in the alla prima technique using a limited palette (three primary colors and white). Following the demonstrations students will create their own successful paintings working from a still life. Carpenter will offer individual constructive critique and instruction throughout the workshop.

Date: Mon., Oct. 19 – Wed., Oct. 21, 2015
Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (Lunch break from Noon to 1 p.m)
Instructor: Martha Carpenter
Fee: $300
Supplies: Participants provide their own supplies listed


583Personal Altar Art Workshop

Fabricate your own artistic assemblage in this inspired and creative workshop. No prior experience necessary. This class is for both seasoned and budding adult artists. Supplies are included but bring any personal items (photos, mementos, postcards, etc.) that you may incorporate into your artwork. Learn essential techniques and the history of both assemblage and altered art forms. Suggested reading: Crafting Personal Shrines by Carol Owen. 

Date: November 5, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Provie Musso
Fee: $60 Supplies Included


Holiday Box Ornaments Made from Recycled Holiday Cardsgt065_holcardorn1_s_vert

Create a memento. Preserve a memory. Turn a holiday card into an ornament or gift container. Learn how to make box ornaments and/or small gift containers out of repurposed holiday cards. This simple, inexpensive, repurposing project results in lovely gifts. It is as simple as measure, mark, snip, fold and glue!

Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015
Time: 1:00 to 2:20 pm
Instructor: Glenn Rikard
Fee: $20
Supplies: Participants provide their own holiday gift cards.


paint-brush-canvas-17818171Advanced Acrylic Workshop
This acrylic painting workshop is an advanced level course that will teach essential techniques that apply to any landscape painting you choose to paint…things like color mixing and color shift, tonal value and dry brush work. Students do not need to know how to draw for this painting class.Date: November 10, 11, & 12, 2015
Time: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Instructor: Jaceena Shepard
Fee: $250 – Supplies Included


For more information please call 256.383.0533or visit
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