Friday, May 29, 2015

“Mono-printing with leaves” instructor Chelsea Lindner


Class date:   Friday July 24th, 2015 
Class time:  11:00am-3:00pm (with a half hour lunch break)
Skill Level:  Beginner to Intermediate, ages 17+
Required sign up by:  Monday July 20th, 2015 
Class fee:  $40.00 per student, some materials provided *see materials list below.



Chelsea will show a variety of inspiring examples and help you find your favorite way to design your own lovely organic pressed leaf mono-print. She will also take you through the steps –braying out the ink to the correct consistency on the background and inking the leaves as well as “shadow” and layering effects.

Materials list: (please bring)
*Pressed, partially dried leaves/flowers or other small flat items you may want to try to print
1 rubber brayer
1-2 sheet of Stonehenge paper (your choice of color –Not black)
Speedball water-soluble block printing ink:
one each of red, yellow and blue, from these you can mix nearly anything
Wear studio –friendly clothes

(test-print paper, graphite pencils, and Plexi-glass inking plates will be provided.)

(*collect your own leaves and press between layers of Blotter paper for at least one day, but not more than 2 weeks, or they will be brittle! If you are unable to collect your own, there will be some leaves available at the class for your use.)

 Parking for class will be on side of building.
Refund Policy :

Please sign up early for classes. This gives us time to order the correct amount of supplies and prevents us from canceling the class if there doesn’t seem to be any interest. Full refunds will not be given for class cancellations. If you need to cancel, 50% will be returned in the form of store credit and 50% will go to the teacher. If Artists’ Mediums needs to cancel for any reason, you will receive a full refund.

Walnut Ink techniques (weekday class by request!)

Instructor:  Kristin Richland

Class date:  Tuesday, July 7th, 201510:00pm - 12:00pm
Skill level/age:  Beginner to intermediate, age 16+
Sign up deadline:  Friday, July 3rd
Fee:  $40 per person (plus materials)



The beautiful color and interesting properties of walnut ink makes it a must-have for every artist’s toolbox.
In this two hour class students will explore painting, lifting and drawing techniques using walnut ink on a variety of papers and other surfaces.  As time allows we will experiment with adding color and using mixed-media techniques.

         Materials list:
Walnut Ink (Tom Norton brand)
1 Flat or Mop watercolor brush (1/2” or larger, 1.5” max)
1 Round watercolor brush w/ good point (size 4 min)
(Optional:  1 round bamboo Sumi brush)
Dip pen & nib(s) (nib size and style your choice)
1 or 2 Black Micron pens (01 or larger, brush tip ok too)
Drawing pencil (medium hardness)
White vinyl or kneaded eraser
Image references: bring photos and/or drawings from your sketchbook that you’d like to re-create using the walnut ink.
Paper:  provided in class
(Feel free to bring extra, watercolor paper is best)
Wear studio-friendly clothes!

View more of Kristin’s artwork at:
http://www.sweetenemyart.com

Parking for class will be on side of building.

Refund Policy:
Please sign up early for classes. This gives us time to order the correct amount of supplies and prevents us from canceling the class if there doesn’t seem to be any interest. 
Full refunds will not be given for class cancellations. If you need to cancel, notify us 5 days before the class. 50% will be returned to you in the form of store credit and 50% will go to the teacher. If Artists’ Mediums needs to cancel for any reason, you will receive a full refund.                                           


Friday, May 8, 2015

“BASIC PASTEL PAINTING” CLASS

“Basic Pastel Painting” instructors Cindy Griffith & Marcia Hill

There's still a little room in this class, sign up now!

Class date:  Saturday, May 30th, 2015
Class time:  10:30am-4:30pm (with a half hour lunch break)
Skill Level:  Beginner, ages 14+
Required sign up by:  May 22nd, 2015
Class fee:  $75.00 per student, plus materials (see materials list below)
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Cindy Griffith- “Late Summer Storm”
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Marcia Hill- “February Dawn”
You may find Cindy’s work at:  http://www.hungermountainarts.com
You may find Marcia’s work at:  http://www.marciahillart.com
Students will learn a wealth of information about the tools used with pastel painting, basic value, color, temperature, compositions and intro to the use of pastel papers
Materials list: (please bring)
1 set (24 or more ) of soft pastels Artists Mediums will have available (OR bring your own 20+ colors of good
student or artist grade pastels)
2 sheets (no larger than 9”x 12”) Canson Mi-tientes paper (cut down from larger sheet -White or neutral in color)
One sheet of 9×12 Art Spectrum sanded paper (students color choice.)
Wear studio –friendly clothes
Parking for class will be on side of building.
Refund Policy:
Please sign up early for classes. This gives us time to order the correct amount of supplies and prevents us from canceling the class if there doesn’t seem to be any interest. Full refunds will not be given for class cancellations. If you need to cancel 50% will be returned in the form of store credit and 50% will go to the teacher. If Artists’ Mediums needs to cancel for any reason, you will receive a full refund.

The Art Room w/ Sherrie Hiller

A summer art program for creative kids 
ages 7-14.

Call to sign up: (802) 879-1236
(Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
Choose between individual classes (starting at $50) and full sessions at a discount!
June 16th– July 9th
We will start out making a journal from recycled materials.
Using pencils, pen and ink, charcoal, pastels, and craypas we will draw
portraits, landscapes and what ever our mood inspires!
More info here.
July 14th – August 6th
Gargoyles, fairies and sun gods, oh my!
Read and discuss gargoyles, sun gods, fairies and fantasy creatures.
Learn how to work with clay and create your own creatures mask, amulet,
coiled and slab bowl/cups.
More info here.
August 11th – August 27th
Let’s get crazy and make collages, plaster castings, clay portrait tiles, pen and ink
and paint! Mix it up collages will use paint, fabric, found objects and other mediums.
Cast your face as a mask. Can you use an extra hand? Let’s cast yours using
plaster gauze! Make a portrait clay tile with an Andy Warhol twist!
More info here.
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Monday, May 4, 2015

Now Showing-3 Artists


Amanda Amend,
Cindy Griffiths & Marcia Hill.
Thier amazing Watercolors, pastels and Acrylics are on display from now through the end of July!