WEDNESDAY EVENING ART GATHERINGS: WAG with us!    Each Session only $20,  begins at 5:30, ends at 7:00pm

We are excited to offer a variety of Art Instructional classes from 5:30 to 7 pm on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of each month.  Real Instruction at a real Value

Since September of 2018 we have created, pencil drawings with an emphasis on Perspective, Still Life and Landscape drawings.  We have created a painted slate, two 6X6 collages, one a snow scene, the other a flower by the students choice.  We have dove into knitting the first textile class.  Our instructors are our Resident Artists, Staff, and Members of the Arts Depot.  Classes are being scheduled on an ongoing basis.  Check calendar to see media and instructor for specific dates   Call 276-628-9091.  Please also  pre-register to hold your spot.  

Pastels with Adelaide Moss 

Friday, May 10th and Saturday 11th, Time 10:00am – 3:00pm, Cost: $85.00, Pre-register by May 1st

Join Adelaide, a signature artists for the Va Highlands Festival, long time teacher and artist to learn basics, if a beginner, and new fresh ways to combine colors to create a beautiful pastel picture.  Bring your pastel set, paper, (Colored recommended), reference material, and plan to have an informative and fun 2 days getting messy with pastels.  Ages 14 and up.

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Alcohol Ink with Joyce Samuel 

Date:  Saturday June 22, Time:  11:00am – 3:00 pm  Cost $55

Join Joyce for her popular Alcohol Ink class, no experience necessary, ages 14 and up, just bring some yupo paper, 2 or three alcohol ink colors of your choice and a gold and a willingness to explore!!  Pre register by calling 276-628-9091

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Sketchbooks and Art Journals with Robin Poteet! August 22, 23 and 24th

  $250 for Members $300, 9:00 am – 4 pm each day.

Using a variety of papers, found objects, paints and other bits and bobs, participants will design, assemble and decorate journals/artbooks  These books become 3-dimensional works of art that are a joy to open and explore. 

Participants will explore a variety of construction and binding techniques, as well how to incorporate interesting shapes, sizes and folds.  

Emphasis will be given to page flow and layout and how those aid in placing artwork, photos and words.  

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FALL 2019 1 DAY WORKSHOP WITH VERA DICKERSON Sunday September 22nd $85 for members, $110 non members   9:00 am – 4:00 pm Must pre-register by September 7th.  Minimum 7 students

Painting with Dramatic Appeal!  

Use acrylics over a black ground to bring beautiful value contrast and impact to your art.  Vera Will show you how to quickly set up a wide value range and yet make your color choices harmonize on this black canvas surface.  Bring photos for reference which have strong light and dark contrast and not too many details.  

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