The ArtStar Project offered classes and workshops to the arts community in Seattle. Below is an example of listings from 2002:
Learn something new! Have fun while learning! Be Inspired!
Attending a workshop is great way to renew your love for creating art, learn new techniques, brush up on your skills, and interact with fellow artists. By joining a class, or enrolling in a workshop, you make a commitment to yourself and your needs as an artist, or creative individual and you also help support ArtStar Project.
Classes and Workshops are provided by qualified professional artists from around the country.
Here are the Winter 2002 class listings:
Oil Painting I
This 8-session introductory course in oil painting, will provide students with basic painting practices. Students will examine primary concepts such as composition, value, color, space and expression. Progress from basic concepts toward more complex topics. Student will be guided and encouraged through individualized instruction to enable the student to discover his or her own voice.
Prerequisite: Previous drawing experience is recommended. Material cost not included.
Mondays, 6:00pm 10pm, 2/25- 4/15
Member: $215 Non-Member: $240
Traditional watercolor techniques will be emphasized in this 8-session class. We will experiment with wash, wet on wet, drybrush techniques, The student will learn to combine watercolor with drawing media and other materials. Working from direct observation of still life, landscape photographs and one's imagination. Students are encouraged to experiment and develop their own styles. Students will gain a solid foundation of watercolor styles.
Prerequisite: None. Material costs not included.
Saturday, 1:00pm-5:00pm, 3/2-4/20
Member: $215 Non-Member: $240
This will be a six-week intensive course encompassing all aspects of collage, from formulating ideas to accomplishing finished projects. We will work in both 2D and 3D formats, generating work from diverse materials such as wax, string, metal, newspaper, wood, found objects, and other suitable elements. A highlight of the course will be a Saturday collection excursion in the International District and Pioneer Square, illustrating how objects for creating artwork can be discovered and incorporated. We will focus on how to formulate and execute new ideas about creating art. To that end,we will review slides of various collage artists, and create an open atmosphere for sharing and discussion about our own work.
Prerequisite: None Material cost included
Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm 2/28, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4
Saturday, 11:00-2:00pm, 3/9
Member: $215 Non-Member:$240
Figurative Sculpture: Structure and Form
This 10-session class will be working from a live model. Students will begin with quick clay sketches and short poses, moving into longer poses and finished pieces. Different building and finishing techniques will be addressed along with anatomy as it pertains to figurative sculpture.
Saturday, 1:00pm-4:00pm, 3/2-5/4
Member: $275 Non-Member: $300