Arts Workshops 2021

 

Watercolor Weekdays 

6 sessions (zoom online)

Tuesdays, Sept. 14 – Oct. 19
3:00pm – 4:30pm Eastern Time

All levels ages 16+

Description: This course will be geared so that any level person can learn. Marji will teach various techniques in such a way that the beginner can paint at one level while the more sophisticated painter will be able to enhance the lesson. Read more…

 

Watercolor Weekends 

6 sessions (Zoom online)

Saturdays, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, 16, 30, Nov. 13, & Dec. 4
10:00am – 12:00pm Eastern Time

All levels ages 16+

Description: This course will be geared so that any level person can learn. Marji will teach various techniques in such a way that the beginner can paint at one level while the more sophisticated painter will be able to enhance the lesson. Read more…

 

Creative Writing: Write a Screenplay in 3 Hours Using a Piece of Your Life Story

1 session (Zoom online)

Saturday, September 25
10:00am – 1:00pm Eastern Time

Beginner to advanced writers welcome. Ages 18+

In this fun and exciting marathon masterclass writers of all levels will leave with a completed rough draft of a 3-5 page short film screenplay about one small piece of their life. The story can be told as fiction or non-fiction…. read more.

 

Analysis of Video Production 

1 sessions (in person at Arts Alliance of Stratford @ Sterling House)

Thursday, October 14
7:00-9:00pm 

Intermediate: Ages 18+

This single-session workshop will offer the opportunity to objectively and subjectively review each participant’s previously-created video segments or projects in a group critique session to determine options for improvement, choices of visuals, and an opportunity to receive analysis of techniques used to tell the story from a former television director/producer. Read more…

 

Intro to iPad Painting

2 sessions (Zoom online)

Wednesdays, Nov. 3 & 10
4pm – 5pm Eastern Time

Beginner: ages 18+

In this class students will learn the basics of sketching and painting using the Procreate app. Subjects will include still life, landscape and abstract painting. Read more…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stay tuned for the following workshops…

Creative Writing: Dissolving Creative Blocks Through Paradox

Saturday, 1 session
Online (Zoom) Workshop

Fall Date TBA
10:00am – 1:00pm Eastern Time

Beginner to advanced writers welcome.

In this workshop, attendees will learn how to use their own curiosity and fascination to dissolve their creative blocks, mental blocks, life blocks and even long-held emotional blocks, through paradox. Paradoxical statements are those that are somehow both contradictory and true at the same time, like “I always lie” or “If I know one thing, it’s that I know nothing”…   read more.

 

Creative Writing: Understanding the Self

Creative Writing: Understanding the Self

Saturday, 1 session
Online (Zoom) Workshop

Fall Date TBA
10:00am – 1:00pm Eastern Time

This workshop will focus on helping artists, writers and those who have never tried it but always wanted to, create a space to experiment with the written word through prompted exercises that reveal us to ourselves. Participants will also gain valuable insight into their craft and their own inner landscape…read more.

Creative Writing: Poetry

Saturday, 1 session
Online (Zoom) Workshop

Fall Date TBA
10:00am – 1:00pm Eastern Time

The medium of poetry thrives on vivid imagery and description. But not just visual imagery, any “image” or description that activates any of the five senses, taste, smell, touch, or sound as well. In this workshop you will learn how to make each line of your poem meaningful, dripping with wisdom, or mystery, or humor, and how to punctuate or highlight that meaning…read more.

Imagination Practice

Saturday, 1 session
Online (Zoom) Workshop

Fall Date TBA
10:00am – 1:00pm Eastern Time

Beginner to advanced artists of any medium welcome.

Like any muscle, your imagination gets stronger with use and weaker when neglected. Using specially designed tools to unlock the power of your creativity we will journey deep into the realm of your subconscious mind, strengthen the parts of your brain in charge of imagination and practice exercises and tools… read more.

 

Dynamic Portraits

5 sessions
Online Recorded Workshop

Live class postponed.

Stay tuned for the opportunity purchase class videos.

One of the most challenging endeavors for artists is drawing the human head. This class offers artists basic construction and facial features of the head, as well as and rendering shades and hair textures. Facial expressions and movement of the head will be taught as well. This class is an asset for those wishing to draw or paint portraits…read more.

 

Marketing for Creatives

Tuesday/Thursday, 2 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop

This live workshop has already taken place. Stay tuned for the opportunity purchase class videos.

Learn how to sell your work and get the recognition you deserve.  This Marketing for Creatives workshop will teach participants how to use easy DIY marketing techniques to promote themselves and their work. We’ll cover the basics of marketing strategy, PR, websites, digital & social media marketing, and more… read more.

 

Level One: The Art of Improv Comedy

Day TBD, 5 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop

Date TBD
Postponed

Do you ever feel like your funny bone is broken? Terminally serious? In need of a good belly laugh? If so, we have the remedy and the cure! Join us for an adventure into the unknown where you’ll rediscover your funny bone and deeper facets of yourself while just having some plain ol’ fun… read more.

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