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Modern Illumination Capitals

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Explore memories and ideas for making pictures and symbol imagery that can be fitted together, forming a playful composition by drawing and painting inside, outside, or perhaps all around the Alphabet Letter(s) that you invent. This class is an adventure for individuals to invent, taking from within themselves a story to be told through fanciful, colorful...

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$60

Mono Printing: 3-Part Series

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

In this three-part monoprinting workshop we will explore many ways to create Monoprints. Every monoprint is a one of a kind works of art, unique in every way. We will use paints and inks as well as incorporating stencils and found objects to create form and design.  In part 1 of the workshop we will start with using...

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$55

Hand Lettering

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

What is “Brush Lettering?” Brush lettering is beautiful hand lettering that looks like calligraphy, but is created with a brush pen rather than a dip pen and ink. Brush pens provide a great way to get started with brush/hand lettering without the messy cleanup of traditional calligraphy.  Heather will teach you how to create beautiful and...

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$55

Sumi-e: Cats & Kittens

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Create artwork of playful cats and kittens in sumi-e ink and watercolors. Bring reference photos of your own cats and create artwork for your pet.

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$55

Bird Painting for the Watercolorist

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

How to make your bird pictures not only anatomically correct but “alive”, by seeing the individual “models’” physical structures, and color patterns, in terms of both form and function. Learn all this through guided practice, with the instructor’s help.

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$55

Paper Marbling

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Marbling is a fun art with an infinite variety of patterns and color combinations. The process is simple and in addition to bookbinding, marbled papers can be used for picture framing, placemats, notecards, desk sets, collages, origami, lampshades, and for covering just about anything such as boxes and cans. This workshop is a challenge of artistic...

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$55

Card Making: Block Printing

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Let’s make beautiful block-printed cards for any occasion. Nothing says love like unique handmade cards. Learn how to choose and create a design that sends your personal message. Alex will teach simple carving techniques to create your block as well as the different block materials available to you. Then it’s time to cover...

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$55

Sumi-e: Hydrangea

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Explore the art of Asian brush painting and learn to paint showy hydrangea flowers in different styles, including the detailed outline method, expressive strokes, and white gouache over color wash method. 

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$55

Drawing Dragons of the East

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Dragons are the symbol of supreme power and good fortune in the East. It is a mythical creature that combines the features and qualities of multiple animals, birds and fish. Learn the anatomy of a classic dragon of the East, draw it in pencil and markers, and finish it in watercolor.

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$55

Intro to Colored Pencil

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Join colored pencil artist Deborah Maklowski for a full day of exploration and expression, learning about colored pencil as a fine art medium. You can try out 18 different brands/types of oil/wax-based and water-soluble pencils on a variety of surfaces—including drawing, printing, and watercolor paper, sanded pastel paper,...

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$60

Encaustics

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Come experience the art of painting with hot wax! This fun workshop is for those who have little familiarity with encaustics and would like an introduction, and for those who have experienced working with the medium, but seek to refine their skills.  Diversity of learning is covered, including the basic materials and techniques, safety issues...

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$65

How to Paint Atmospheric Effects with Watercolors

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

In this workshop, you will learn how to paint different weather conditions such as storms, rain, fog, and snow using watercolors. Learn by hands-on practice under the guidance of the lead teacher of the WMAS. All supplies provided.

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$55

Iris in Sumi-e

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Celebrate the return of spring by creating an iris in different colors. Explore the art of sumi-e brush painting and learn to paint an iris in expressive strokes. All supplies provided.

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$55

Modern Watermedia

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Explore the possibilities of layering watercolor and acrylic paint in this hands-on workshop! Students will create several small paintings over two days that feature QoR Watercolor, GOLDEN mediums, and GOLDEN High Flow and Fluid colors! Discover the range of gritty and absorbent products that are great as grounds for stains and washes then learn about...

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$160

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Uncial Script Calligraphy

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn two European Manuscript Hands: Unical of Late Antiquity and Half-Unical of the Early Middle Ages. All supplies provided.

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$60
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