Learning is in full bloom at the Artists’ Studio Association in Lincoln City, with classes on everything from watercolors to sewing to the ancient art of raku pottery.
Classes are held in the ASA classroom at 620 NE Hwy. 101, next door to the Artists’ Co-op Gallery. The gallery and the classroom are ADA accessible and parking is available in the rear of the building.
ASA membership is $30 per year and entitles members to discounts on class fees.
Full class descriptions and registration are available at www.asaart.org.
Dr. Joyce Centofanti
10 am-2:30 pm & 1:30-4 pm • Saturday, July 6, Sunday, Aug. 18, & Saturday Sept. 14
Learn this ancient artform using pre-made bisque pottery, glaze and fire. No experience needed. $45. FMI, call 505-795-0130.
“Acrylic Pour 2”
1-4 pm • Sunday, July 7
Take your acrylic pouring to a new level, with techniques including the full canvas swipe, string pull, colander/strainer pour and bottle-bottom pour. Previous acrylic pour experience required. $20 plus $25 materials fee. FMI, call 541-264-9222.
“Create your own Labyrinth Mandala”
1-4 pm • Monday, July 8
Create your own two-dimensional mixed media labyrinth mandala for centering and personal growth. No experience required. $40. FMI, call 503-380-1494.
10 am-3 pm • Saturday, July 13
Learn pro techniques with multiple strands of beads to create interesting designs. $50. FMI, call 503-502-1000.
“Watercolor for the Beginner”
10 am-4 pm • Saturday, July 20
Are you interested in learning about watercolor? This class is for you. No experience necessary. $65. FMI, call 503-545-9339.
Dr. Joyce Centofanti
10 am-3 pm • Sunday, July 21; Tuesday, Aug. 20; & Saturday, Sept. 7
Create unique prints using water-based ink on acrylic plate. No experience needed. $80. FMI, call 505-795-0130.
“Jewelry — Working with Chain”
10 am-3 pm • Saturday, Aug. 3
Increase your design ability by including chain in your jewelry collection. Some experience helpful. $50 plus $10 materials fee. FMI, call 503-502-1000.
“Make Friends with Your Sewing Machine”
10:30 am-2 pm • Saturday, Aug. 10
5:30-8:30 pm • Monday, Aug. 12
Have you forgotten how to use your sewing machine or bought a new one? Come and learn. Some experience helpful but not required. $55. FMI, call 971-242-9500.
10 am-4 pm • Saturday, Aug. 17
Paint a local lighthouse while learning useful watercolor techniques. Work wet on wet, save the whites and create a focal point. Beginners welcome. $65. FMI, call 503-545-9339.
Dr. Joyce Centofanti
10 am-3 pm • Wednesday Aug. 21 & Tuesday Aug. 27
Learn about PaperClay and techniques to build unique, fun sculptures in this two-day class. No experience needed. $150. FMI, call 505-795-0130.
“Intensive Watercolor Workshop”
Ward Jene Stroud
9:30 am-4:30 pm • Friday, Aug. 23-Sunday, Aug. 25
A three-day series exploring the creative use and possibilities of watercolor painting. Learn the latest techniques and expert hacks. Prior experience suggested. $325. FMI, call or email Ruth Parvin at 503-234-5687 or email@example.com.
“Mixed Media using Polymer Clay”
10:30 am-4:30 pm • Tuesday, Sept. 3 or Sept 10
Explore polymer clay as the basis for mixed media art. Create a miniature artwork using clay, acrylic paint, mica powder and “doodads.” $65 plus $10 materials fee. FMI, call 602-619-7723.
“Jewelry — Wire Wrapping”
10 am-3 pm • Sunday, Sept. 8
Learn how to wire wrap your precious beach finds into a beautiful pendant. Some experience helpful but not required. $50 plus $10 materials fee. FMI, call 503-502-1000.
“Sewing Skills 101”
1-4 pm • Mondays, Sept. 9, 16 & 23
Come make lazy pants in this three-day series. Review patterns, measurements, fabric selection, pattern cutting and stitching. $130. FMI, call 971 242-9500.
2-4 pm • Tuesday & Wednesday, July 16 & 17
A chance for kids aged six to 13 to experiment with hands-on pattern building in art, making 3D patterns, photographing them and layering the photographs with paint, collage, sparkles and more. $20. FMI, call 541-992-4292.
“Rotational Symmetry Printing”
2-4 pm • Tuesday & Wednesday, July 23 & 24
A two-day class on the joys of printing, aimed at kids aged six to 13. Kids will scratch on foam plates and print the designs in a rotating tile fashion. $20. FMI, call 541-992-4292.