Guild School of Art 2024-2025 Workshop Schedule

AAG hosts a multitude of workshops every year.  Artists are selected for the innovtive approach, mastery of skill and overall experience they bring to the classroom.  Workshops are continually being added.  Be sure to check back regularly and sign up early as classes fill up!

French Cafe in Watercolor
with John Erwin

Thursday May 16, 2024
9 am to 12 pm

Join John in exploring techniques for watercolor

Watercolor with John Erwin

Thursday June 6, 2024
9 am to 12 pm

Join John in exploring techniques for watercolor

Naturalistic Collage
with Melanie Harman

Jun 21 & June 28, 2024
10:00 -1:00 pm
In this two-day workshop participants will design and create their own papers and transform them into a collage.

Collage 101 with
Cindy Kovack

Saturday July 13, 2024
10am to 2 pm
In this workshop you’ll complete a background of techniques and movements while maintaining your cohesive overall design.

Beginners Pastel Workshop
with Tal Dvir

Saturday, August 3rd
Noon to 4pm
This is a great workshop for anyone new to pastels.

Landscape Painting in
Oil or Acrylic
with Edward Sprafkin

September 7, 2024  9am to 3pm  
Students will learn the principles needed to create depth-filled atmospheric landscape paintings using either oil or acrylic paints.

Intuitive Painting with Stan Kurth

Saturday, October 5th
10am to 2pm

This workshop is designed to teach intuitive painting with watercolor and gouache.

Figure Drawing Basics – 101 with Edward Sprafkin

November 9, 2024
9 am to 3 pm 

This one-day workshop is perfect for those new to quick-pose gesture drawing or those who want to improve their essential skills.

2025 Workshops

Figure Quick-Sketch in Color in Acrylic or Oil
with Edward Sprafkin

January 18, 2025
9 am to 3 pm 

Working from a live model students will learn a systematic approach to achieving an energetic color study under limited timeframes.

Capturing a Likeness in Portraiture in Acrylic or Oil with Edward Sprafkin

March 29, 2025
9 am to 3 pm

Students will work from their photo references while learning to capture a character’s likeness.


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