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2016 CHAFFEE FALL SCHEDULE

Workshops

 

IMG_9057.JPGClear, Loose, & Quick: Oil Painting Workshop

Thursdays, September, 22 & 29, October 6 & 13, 2 pm to 5 pm.
Tuition: $115 or $105 for Chaffee Members
Paint floral images with vibrant colors and expressive brushwork in an alla prima method.  This workshop is for the artist who wants to learn how to paint more quickly with looser paint strokes.  Transparent oils and opaque hues will be used to create clear colors in appropriate values.  The class will review  color theory, composition, edges and brushwork, using traditional palette along with some fun transparent paints.

Participants will need to bring their own oil brushes and basic paints (lemon or medium yellow, ultramarine blue, titanium white, earthy brown, and green of choice).  Chaffee will provide other materials including, easels, smocks, gessoboards, and vibrant oil colors.  Participants are welcome to bring any other oil painting materials that they wish.
Instructor: Christine Holzschuhregister online button with web gray

 

 

Felted Bird Series smallFelted Bird Workshop Series

First Wednesday of Month, 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Wednesday, September 7 – Bluebird
Thursday, October 5 – Bald Eagle
Thursday, November 2 – Cardinal
Wednesday, December 7 – Owl
Tuition: $45 or $40 for members.  $15 material fee due at class to paid to instructor.
Create fantastic wool birds, and learn basic felting techniques.  Each workshop will feature a different bird – bluebird, bald eagle, cardinal, and owl – and can be completed with a string allowing for it to hang on display or be used as an ornament.
Instructor: Sue Carey

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Keep, Calm & color smallKeep Calm & Color

Saturday, September 10, 10am to 12:30pm 
Tuition: $30 or $25 for Chaffee Members
Today the joy of “coloring in” has been rediscovered- this time for adults.  Most coloring book images are best completed with colored pencils.  This class will show you how to take your coloring to a higher level. We’ll explore how to choose colors, depth of hue, intensity, contrast and layering effects. Learn how those pencils can bring that image alive. Kick your artistic skills up a notch by creating your OWN designs. It’s easier than you may think. Linda presents each class with a PROVEN method where you’ll learn the basics of composition and design. No talent is required! It’s a great time to relax and focus while your creativity runs wild. All supplies are provided. However, feel free to bring your own favorite additional materials. Your creative inner self awaits!
Instructor: Linda K Evans, national design workshop and art educator register online button with web gray

 

 

Horwedel smallIllustrate N’ Paint

Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Tuition: $30 or $25 for Chaffee Members.
Similar to Chaffee’s Sip N Dip program, class participants will follow along with instructor Mark Horwedel, as you create your own illustration that will be complete with watercolors.  Its BYOB, so grab your favorite brew and close friends for creative night out.
Instructor: Mark Horwedel

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GreenDragon smallFelted Dragon

Saturday, October 15, 10am to 3pm
Tuition: $55 or $50 for Chaffee Members.  There is an additional material fee of $15.
Create your own woolly dragon with wrap-around tail.  Learn felting techniques to create this whimsical self standing sculpture.
Instructor: Sue Careyregister online button with web gray

 

 

McFarren-oil workshop - Fall16 smallAutumn Landscape: Oil Painting Workshop

Wednesdays, October 26 & November 9, 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Tuition: $65 or $60 for Chaffee Members
Learn oil painting and landscape painting techniques, as you create your own masterpiece under the instruction of local professional artist Ann McFarren.  Canvas & paints provided.  Participants should bring their own oil paint brushes.
Instructor: Ann McFarren

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ByMyOwnDesignBy My Own Design

Thursday, October 27, 6:30 pm – 9 pm
Thursday, December 1, 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Tuition: $30 or $25 for Chaffee Members
Using design and color can be fun and rewarding for ANYONE regardless of talent!  This 2 1/2 hour class will take you through a start to finished and FRAMED piece of your very own art.  Learn an easy method that can be used again and again to make your own note-cards, crafts and quilt designs.  THE RESULTS ARE AMAZING!  All materials are provided. Just come to class ready to learn some new ideas and most of all to have fun.
Instructor: Linda K Evans, national design workshop and art educator register online button with web gray

 

Sip N’ Eggshell Ornamentseggshell-for-web

Thursday, December 8, 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Tuition: $30 or $25 for Chaffee Members
Create your own unique Holiday Ornament.  Using eggshells as the base, participants will develop patterns and designs to paint, resulting in their own unique and natural holiday decoration.  Its BYOB so grab your favorite bottle of wine, and get ready for some creative holiday cheer!  Advance registration is required.  Class size is limited to 20 participants.
Instructor: Carrie Pill

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Wearable Art Web image smallWearable Art

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 6:30pm – 9 pm
Tuition: $30 or $25 for Chaffee Members
Design beautiful pieces of art you can wear home the same day!  Colored pencil, stamping, zentangle, bits of this and that combine to create little designs that are perfect to pin and wear or to give as gifts.  No talent necessary.  All materials are provided. Just come ready to have fun and make something special.
Instructor: Linda K Evans, national design workshop and art educator register online button with web gray

 

 

Regularly Monthly Classes

Open Figure Drawing

Third Thursdays of Month, 6 pm – 8 pm
August 18, October 20, November 17, December 15
September’s date will fall on the 4th Thursday, September 29.
Tuition: $15 nonmembers or $10 members.
New models each week. Come hone the skills of the observational eye and the human figure.  Space is limited to 15.
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Sip N’ Dip Painting Class

Wednesdays, 6:30 pm – 9 pm
August 17, September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2, 16 & 30, December 14.
Instructors alter each week
Tuition: $30 non-members, $25 members
Beginner to seasoned artists are welcome to attend.  Participants will bring a self made painting home at the end of the night.  Its BYOB so grab your favorite bottle and closest friends for an evening of creativity.  All materials provided.  Space is limited to 20 participants
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Write Now

Third Thursday of the Month, 6:30 pm – 9 pm
August 18, October 20, November 17, December 15
September’s date will fall on the 4th Thursday, September 29.
Faciliated by Joanna Tebbs Young
Tuition: $20 non-members, $15 members
Write Now! Release your writer’s block, a monthly gift to yourself of writing time.  This class is on the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:30pm to 9pm. Space is limited to 15 participants. Sign-up is required. There is no age limit; but students younger than high school, should be accompanied by a parent who also needs to concentrate on their writing. Facilitated by Joanna Tebbs Young.register online button with web gray

 

 

All classes are held at the Chaffee Art Center – 16 South Main Street, Rutland, VT unless otherwise specified.  Teens aged 16 and older may attend all our adult classes independently provided they have permission from parent or guardian.  Some adult classes are family friendly or suitable for younger children but may require an accompanying adult depending on age.  For further information please contact the Chaffee Art Center at 802-775-0356, or email info@chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

Refund Policy for class under $50.00 in value:  Chaffee Art Center will give a 100% refund for class cancellations one week prior to date of class, a in-house credit for cancellations up to 48 hours prior to class, and no refunds for cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the class.

Refund Policy for all other Classes: Chaffee Art Center will give a full refund of tuition price after the $25.00 non-refundable administrative fee is deducted for cancellations 14 days prior to the starting date of class. Chaffee Art Center will refund 50% of the class tuition for cancellations three business days prior to the starting date of class. Cancellations in less than three business days prior to the class will result in no refund.

In the event that the Chaffee cancels a class a 100% refund will be issued to all paid participants or if desired a house credit will be offered for the full price paid.