May
25
to Jul 29

The Summer Show: A Nationally Juried Exhibition

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The Summer Show: A Nationally Juried Exhibition

The St. Tammany Art Association announces a call for entries to its 54th National Juried Artists Exhibition. For this popular juried exhibition, the STAA will award some $3,000 in prizes, including the coveted $1,000 Best of Show award.

The juror this year is LouAnne Greenwald, the Executive Director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Since taking on the tenure position in July of 2014, she has enriched and engaged the arts community throughout the Acadiana region. Greenwald uses her position at the museum to bridge the local culture of the University and community to a broader, national and international discourse.

 Greenwald’s experience in museums and galleries is prolific. She has assumed roles as a curator and educator for the National History Museum of Los Angeles County, MOCA Los Angeles, and the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles. Prior to her position at the Hilliard University Art Museum she worked as a consultant in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles raising funds for educational institutions. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge and is the Louisiana representative for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries. Greenwald received her MFA from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and received her CFRE certification in 2013.

 One of the most diverse exhibitions of contemporary art in the Southeast, the juried competition of contemporary art invites artists ages 18 and up across the United States to submit up to three pieces for consideration. Accepted artwork is original visual art completed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at STAA.

Accepted pieces may be shipped to STAA to arrive between Tuesday, June 25 to Saturday, June 29, 2019. HAND-DELIVERED PIECES CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 10AM - 4PM, AND SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 11AM – 4PM. Due to concurrent programming, works cannot be accepted outside of these hours. STAA IS CLOSED from Sunday, June 30th through Thursday, July 4th for the Independence Day holiday.

The 54th juried competition opens July 13, 2019, with a reception from 6 pm to 9 pm and the presentation of awards at 7 pm. The show will be on view until August 17, 2019, when STAA will also host a closing reception from 6 pm to 9 pm in conjunction with Covington's arts festival, White Linen for Public Art. A gallery talk lead by the juror will also take place during the exhibition on Saturday, July 27 from 1-3 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Jun
10
to Jun 28

Young Artists Studio

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Young Artists Studio

An in depth focus on 2D and 3D subject matter. For young artists interested in a more serious exploration of developing skills and concepts. Please provide a bag lunch and snack.

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For more info, please visit: https://www.sttammany.art/summer-camp

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Jul
2
6:00 PM18:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Tuesdays, July 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 6:00-8:00 PM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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AGES: 18 & up

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Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Art Market at Covington Trailhead | July 6

Arts Market | Covington Trailhead

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9am – 1pm

St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a juried market of visual arts and crafts held May 4 at the Covington Trailhead. The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more.

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Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga in the Arts

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Led by JP Breve of Just Breathe Yoga

Yoga and the arts are wonderfully complementary, intuitive disciples rich in creativity and rooted in self-expression. Each pose often tells a story; asana sequences and kriyas can be perceived as choreographed flows; and the deep experiences many have on the mat can be as evocative of feeling as witnessing a wondrous piece of art.

$5.00 donation

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Jul
8
to Jul 12

Theater Camp

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Theater Camp

Young actors work with Director Frank Levy to bring scripts to life in this unique opportunity to put on a play! This year campers will present “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”.

Play presented Friday, July 12th,6pm at the Mandeville Community Center.

Please provide a bag lunch and a snack for your camper.

COSTUMES INCLUDED

Located at the Mandeville Trailhead: 675 Lafitte St, Mandeville, LA 70448

For more information, please visit: https://www.sttammany.art/theater-camp

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Smartphone Cinematography
Jul
8
to Jul 29

Smartphone Cinematography

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Smartphone Cinematography

Mondays | July 8,15,22,29 | 6-8 pm

STAA Members: $150 | Non-Members: $200

We all have a powerful tool in our pocket, capable of recording Hi-Res videos and even editing them together into short films that can be shared with the rest of the world. In this 4-week course taught by award-winning filmmaker Sarah Green, you will learn the tricks to get great shots, overcome the limitations of smartphones and increase the production values of your videos.

Getting into filmmaking is the easiest it's ever been, and you can start today with that nifty little device in your pocket. In Smartphone Cinematography, we'll walk you through some tips on how to get the best video and audio from your smartphone and what to look for in a camera app.


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Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Advanced Pottery Wheel Throwing

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Thursdays July 11, 18, and 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

Instructor Vanessa Hock will further guide your prior knowledge of the basics of wheel throwing in this advanced class. Students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance to their skill level.

*Must be able to center clay on the wheel without supervision.

This three-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.

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Beginner Comic Workshop
Jul
12
to Aug 2

Beginner Comic Workshop

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Beginner Comic Workshop

Fridays | July 12, 19, 26, and August 2 | 6-8 PM

STAA Members: $150 | Non-Members: $200

Lead by Adam Hock, this beginner workshop teaches kids the comic process. They’ll learn detailed facial expressions, more kinds of speech bubbles, character design, motion lines, sound effects, panel layout, writing stories, and finally drawing a single, three panel, and six panel comic of their very own.


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Jul
13
9:00 AM09:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Saturdays, July 13, 20, 27, and August 3 from 9:00-11:00 AM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


STAA Student work.

STAA Student work.

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Introduction to Drawing
Jul
22
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Drawing

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Still life by instructor, Veronica Hallock.

Introduction to Drawing - Charcoal

Mondays, July 22, 29, August 5, and 12 from 6-8PM.

In this four week course, instructor, Veronica Hallock will guide you through the process of creating a charcoal drawing from the beginning sketches to the final touches. Students will learn the differences between various charcoal materials and the order in which they should be applied to the page.  You will explore additive as well as subtractive drawing techniques to create not only accurate, but also expressive drawings from observation.

Dive in and explore the malleable nature of charcoal with us this summer!

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Drawing by instructor, Veronica Hallock.

 
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Introduction to Acrylics
Aug
15
to Sep 5

Introduction to Acrylics

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Basic Acrylic Painting
Instructor: Rob Fairburn

Thursdays | 6-8 pm


Acrylic Painting through a print-maker's eyes.

Over this 4 week course, students will explore value, color theory, the importance of experimenting, and methods of acrylic painting through an emphasis on process.

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Week 1. Process is everything. 

“There is no cheating in art. It’s all method.”
—A Very Wise Man (Rob Fairburn)

Today we will talk about sculpting shape with value, and the importance of an under painting as a roadmap. We will make a blue and white value painting of a still life. 

Week 2. Value adds value. Color adds flavor.

If a good value painting is a steak dinner, good color is the garlic butter sauce. 

Today we will experiment with color and discuss the basics of color theory, and how to use that to make exciting compositions. We will create two still life paintings that explore this idea. 

Week 3. Define art... 

“Art is why i get up in the morning.”
—Ani Difranco

This week we will discuss “what is art.” Redefining “good art and bad art” as “successful and unsuccessful art,” and why both are ok.

This week will will experiment with abstract art concepts and methods. We will create a cityscape in beautiful downtown Covington.

Week 4. Self portrait. Endless opportunity for learning.

This week we will combine all of the knowledge we have learned so far, painting a self portrait using a method i have built based on layering techniques commonly used in printmaking. 

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Louisiana Film History & Poster Pop-up
Jun
22
3:00 PM15:00

Louisiana Film History & Poster Pop-up

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Louisiana Film History

Since the very beginning of the film industry, Louisiana has enjoyed a love affair with the movies. Come out and hear Ed & Susan Poole talk about the preservation and presentation of Louisiana's rich film history and have a look at the significant contributions Louisiana, in particularly St. Tammany Parish.

A pop-up exhibit of Louisiana Movie Posters will be on view during regular gallery hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 21 and with extended hours from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, June 22 at the St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St. in downtown Covington. There will be an entertaining presentation from 3-4 p.m. June 22 on Louisiana Film History. The exhibit is presented free as part of a new partnership between the STAA and the Pontchartrain FIlm Festival to bring media arts programming to all ages.

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Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Jewelry Making Workshop Party

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Jewelry Making Workshop Party

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Saturday June 22 from 11AM - 2PM.

In this fun 3 hour workshop, instructor Christa Chautin will guide you through the art of jewelry making. This workshop is designed to give you a day off from the stresses of everyday life and experience the joy of the art of jewelry making. No prior experience or skill is necessary. You will get the choice to make two pieces of jewelry – a necklace, bracelet, or a pair of earrings. All necessary tools will be provided, as well as an array of beautiful beads and charms to adorn your pieces.  

*This workshop is a perfect way to bond with a daughter, mother, sister or friend! All ages are welcome to take part in this exciting jewelry party.  Purchase for a pair to receive a special discount!

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Get to know your instructor: Christa F. Chautin is an artist and has been a jewelry designer for the past 11 years. She has sold her art and jewelry at the St. Tammany Art Association for the past 7 years.

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Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Beginner/Intermediate Pastels - Chalk

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Beginner/Intermediate Exploration of Pastels

Thursdays, June 20, 27, July 11, and 18 from 6-8PM.

Pastels have such vivid colors, and a fast and forgiving nature making them the perfect medium for creative expression. In this intermediate level course, instructor Caroline Poehler will expand your knowledge and techniques of working with chalk pastels. You will deepen your understanding of color blending, color mixing, composition, and texture by working and re-working the surface of your drawing. The class will look at famous artists for inspiration and guidance. Students will be able to work from their own photos or choose from an array of works by master artists.

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Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Photography

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Introduction to Photography

Tuesdays June 18, 25, July 2, and 9 from 6:00-8:00PM.

Instructor: Abby Sands of AbbyPhoto

This 4 week Fundamentals of Photography Course will teach you the basics of using your digital camera and creating more compositionally aesthetic images.  You will learn how to use the settings in your camera and how they translate visually.  We will go out ‘in the field’ and shoot together as well as have a friendly critique on your chosen images with feedback from myself and your peers.

 

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Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Saturdays, June 1, 8, 15, and 29 from 9:00-11:00 AM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Art Market | Covington Trailhead | June 1

Arts Market | Covington Trailhead

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9am – 1pm

St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a juried market of visual arts and crafts held May 4 at the Covington Trailhead. The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more.

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Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga in the Arts

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Led by Lindsay Hainlin-Mitten of Wild Heart Shine Yogi

Yoga and the arts are wonderfully complementary, intuitive disciples rich in creativity and rooted in self-expression. Each pose often tells a story; asana sequences and kriyas can be perceived as choreographed flows; and the deep experiences many have on the mat can be as evocative of feeling as witnessing a wondrous piece of art.

$5.00 donation

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May
29
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Figure Drawing

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Introduction to Figure Drawing

Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 6:00-8:00PM.

Instructor: Caroline Poehler

Figure drawing is one of the oldest and most valuable artistic traditions. In this course, you will be working with a nude model, which is an invaluable asset to aspiring and established artists alike. Drawing a model from observation develops and broadens one’s perceptual drawing skills. Through this experience students will further their understanding of the proportional relationships and rhythms of the body and natural forms. This course will introduce you to various materials, techniques, and approaches to drawing the human form including gesture drawing, contour, outline, and tonal modeling. Frequent individual critiques and guidance will help students personalize their creative thinking and expression.

*This course may be purchased per class for artists and others looking for model access and a drawing group rather than instruction/direction.

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Life Drawing Studio Group
May
28
6:30 PM18:30

Life Drawing Studio Group

Drawing is the foundation of the arts, the basis of all eventual understanding of every form of painting, including abstract, figure, landscape, etc. Drawing classes stress the comprehension of value, proportion and scale.

Bring your own drawing utensils and paper/newsprint or whatever you wish to draw on. This is a laid back group of art enthusiasts that gather to learn from each other and draw. All levels of experience welcome. Adults only; under 18 with parent permission.

No Instructor, Group gathering

Every 4th Tuesday of each month

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

FEE: $25; includes rental facility, live model, wine and cheese. 

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.

Please contact Bill Badon

504-812-0973 or LTHRART@hotmail.com.

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May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Figure Drawing

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Introduction to Figure Drawing

Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 6:00-8:00PM.

Instructor: Caroline Poehler

Figure drawing is one of the oldest and most valuable artistic traditions. In this course, you will be working with a nude model, which is an invaluable asset to aspiring and established artists alike. Drawing a model from observation develops and broadens one’s perceptual drawing skills. Through this experience students will further their understanding of the proportional relationships and rhythms of the body and natural forms. This course will introduce you to various materials, techniques, and approaches to drawing the human form including gesture drawing, contour, outline, and tonal modeling. Frequent individual critiques and guidance will help students personalize their creative thinking and expression.

*This course may be purchased per class for artists and others looking for model access and a drawing group rather than instruction/direction.

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May
21
6:00 PM18:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing - Continued

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Tuesdays, April 30, May , 7, 14, and 21 from 6:00-8:00 PM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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AGES: 18 & up

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May
16
6:00 PM18:00

Advanced Pottery Wheel Throwing

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Thursday May 16, 23 and 30 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

Instructor Vanessa Hock will further guide your prior knowledge of the basics of wheel throwing in this advanced class. Students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance to their skill level.

*Must be able to center clay on the wheel without supervision.

This three-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.

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May
16
6:00 PM18:00

Portrait Painting Workshop

"PORTRAITS IN ACRYLICS"


MAY 16, 23, 30 & JUNE 6 2019 from 6 - 8 pm

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Though often viewed as intimidating and challenging, painting a portrait can be just as approachable as a still life and landscape, and brings with its accomplishment a unique satisfaction and reward.

Rob will discuss the pitfalls and pluses of painting from photographic reference as well as how to achieve spontaneity, character, and life in your paintings. Class will include daily demonstrations and one-on-one interaction with class members.

As Rob shares the specific techniques he uses to bring excitement to his figurative work, you will find your paintings taking on a new life. And, experience great fun in the process!


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May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Figure Drawing

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Introduction to Figure Drawing

Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 6:00-8:00PM.

Instructor: Caroline Poehler

Figure drawing is one of the oldest and most valuable artistic traditions. In this course, you will be working with a nude model, which is an invaluable asset to aspiring and established artists alike. Drawing a model from observation develops and broadens one’s perceptual drawing skills. Through this experience students will further their understanding of the proportional relationships and rhythms of the body and natural forms. This course will introduce you to various materials, techniques, and approaches to drawing the human form including gesture drawing, contour, outline, and tonal modeling. Frequent individual critiques and guidance will help students personalize their creative thinking and expression.

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May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing - Continued

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Tuesdays, April 30, May , 7, 14, and 21 from 6:00-8:00 PM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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AGES: 18 & up

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May
11
3:30 PM15:30

Artist Panel with Dale Newkirk

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Babette Beaullieu, Maggie McConnell, and Luba Zygarewicz make visible the passage of time through sculptural installations showing that boundaries are as impermanent as time.

Their resulting artwork is part of “Pushing Boundaries,” the latest exhibition in the St. Tammany Art Association’s Miriam Barranger Gallery on display through May 25. The artists will be participating in a discussion about their processes, techniques and inspirations May 11 at 3:30 PM in a talk lead by Dale Newkirk where he is currently the Head of the Department of Visual Art + Design and the Department of Music and Performing Arts at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond.

This event is FREE and open to the public

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing - Continued

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Saturdays April 20, 27, May 4, and 11 from 9:00-11:00 AM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Pastels - Continued

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Sketch of a Mother Looking Down at Thomas, Mary Cassatt, 1893

Exploring Pastels for Beginners

Thursdays, April 11, 25, May 2, and 9 from 6-8PM.

Pastels have such vivid colors, and a fast and forgiving nature making them the perfect medium for creative expression. In this beginner level course, instructor Caroline Poehler will introduce you to both oil and chalk pastels. You will deepen your understanding of color blending, color mixing, composition, and texture with still life, famous artist inspiration (focusing on Degas, and Mary Cassatt!), landscapes, and more. Learn to experiment and have fun with color while working with a medium that gives art a tactile quality unlike any other.

 
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Landscape with Rocks,  Edgar Degas

Landscape with Rocks, Edgar Degas

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May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Advanced Pottery Wheel Throwing - Continued

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Thursday April 25, May 2, and 9 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

Instructor Vanessa Hock will guide you to further your prior knowledge of the basics of wheel throwing in this advanced class. Students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance to their skill level. *Must be able to center clay on the wheel without supervision.

This three-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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AGES: 18 & up

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May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Figure Drawing

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Introduction to Figure Drawing

Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 6:00-8:00PM.

Instructor: Caroline Poehler

Figure drawing is one of the oldest and most valuable artistic traditions. In this course, you will be working with a nude model, which is an invaluable asset to aspiring and established artists alike. Drawing a model from observation develops and broadens one’s perceptual drawing skills. Through this experience students will further their understanding of the proportional relationships and rhythms of the body and natural forms. This course will introduce you to various materials, techniques, and approaches to drawing the human form including gesture drawing, contour, outline, and tonal modeling. Frequent individual critiques and guidance will help students personalize their creative thinking and expression.

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May
7
6:00 PM18:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing - Continued

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Tuesdays, April 30, May , 7, 14, and 21 from 6:00-8:00 PM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Art Market | Covington Trailhead

Arts Market | Covington Trailhead

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9am – 1pm

St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a juried market of visual arts and crafts held May 4 at the Covington Trailhead. The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more.

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing - Continued

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Saturdays April 20, 27, May 4, and 11 from 9:00-11:00 AM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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AGES: 18 & up

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May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Advanced Pottery Wheel Throwing - Continued

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Thursday April 25, May 2, and 9 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

Instructor Vanessa Hock will guide you to further your prior knowledge of the basics of wheel throwing in this advanced class. Students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance to their skill level. *Must be able to center clay on the wheel without supervision.

This three-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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AGES: 18 & up

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May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Pastels - Continued

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Exploring Pastels for Beginners

Thursdays, April 11, 25, May 2, and 9 from 6-8PM.

Pastels have such vivid colors, and a fast and forgiving nature making them the perfect medium for creative expression. In this beginner level course, instructor Caroline Poehler will introduce you to both oil and chalk pastels. You will deepen your understanding of color blending, color mixing, composition, and texture with still life, famous artist inspiration (focusing on Degas, and Mary Cassatt!), landscapes, and more. Learn to experiment and have fun with color while working with a medium that gives art a tactile quality unlike any other.

 
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Landscape with Rocks,  Edgar Degas

Landscape with Rocks, Edgar Degas

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May
1
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Figure Drawing

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Introduction to Figure Drawing

Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 6:00-8:00PM.

Instructor: Caroline Poehler

Figure drawing is one of the oldest and most valuable artistic traditions. In this course, you will be working with a nude model, which is an invaluable asset to aspiring and established artists alike. Drawing a model from observation develops and broadens one’s perceptual drawing skills. Through this experience students will further their understanding of the proportional relationships and rhythms of the body and natural forms. This course will introduce you to various materials, techniques, and approaches to drawing the human form including gesture drawing, contour, outline, and tonal modeling. Frequent individual critiques and guidance will help students personalize their creative thinking and expression.

*Must have a basic understanding of drawing prior to taking this course.

*This course may also be purchased per class for artists and others looking for model access and a drawing group rather than instruction/direction.

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Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Pottery Wheel Throwing

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

ONLY SIX SPACES AVAILABLE PER SESSION

Tuesdays, April 30, May , 7, 14, and 21 from 6:00-8:00 PM

Students will be guided through the basics of wheel throwing with instructor Vanessa Hock. More advanced students will be given more challenging instruction in accordance with their skill level.

This four-class session will provide students an opportunity to create such functional items as cups, bowls or vases.


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AGES: 18 & up

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