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Aiken Center For the Arts, 122 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC, 29801, United States

101 Laurens St SW United States

June 2021

Beginning Watercolors with Nanette Langner | Aiken Center for the Arts

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
watercolor palette

Instructor: Nanette Langner Date: Saturday, June 19 Time: 10am-4pm Beginning and intermediate level students explore the techniques and skills used to paint with watercolors. Supplies included. *If you attended this class before and would like to come, there will be different pictures to paint. Please bring a lunch. (30 min break) Join the waitlist HERE!

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Urban Sketching with Marissa Evans | Aiken Center for the Arts

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

$50 – $70
sketches

Instructor: Marissa Evans Dates: Wednesdays, June 30, July 7, 14, 21 ,28 Time: 2-4pm Urban sketching is the act of drawing while on location in areas you live in or travel to. It has become a popular art form recently and is a relaxing way to capture the world around you. In this class, you'll venture outside of the art center with a few basic supplies while learning how to document what you see in a fast and fun way.…

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July 2021

Watercolor Special Topics: Animals | Aiken Center for the Arts

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

$70
artist painting with watercolors

Instructor: Nanette Langner Dates: Tuesdays, July 13,20,27 Time: 10am-12pm These classes are designed to continue watercolor education. Each three week course is different and independent from each other. This summer, we will explore the themes of landscapes, animals, and florals. In each three week course you will create three 5 x 7 paintings. Supplies included. Register for this course HERE!

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Pen and Ink with Watercolor Wash with Nanette Langner | Aiken Center for the Arts

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$70
artist drawing with ink on paper

Instructor: Nanette Langner Date: Saturday, July 17 Time: 10am-4pm Complete several small pieces while learning a variety of techniques for adding shade and color to drawings. Previous students can work on alternative drawings. Supplies included. Please bring a lunch. (30 min break) Register for this workshop HERE!

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Needle Felting with Marissa Evans | Aiken Center for the Arts

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$70
needle felting project of a beach

Instructor: Marissa Evans Date: Saturday, July 24 Time: 10am-2pm Learn the basic techniques of needle felting while working with wool roving in this beach-themed workshop. In a very short time, you will get amazing results! Felting is easy, fun and relaxing. All skill levels welcome! Supplies are included. Please bring a lunch. (30-minute break) Register for this class HERE!  

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Floral Pastel with Nanette Langner | Aiken Center for the Arts

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$70
artist working with pastels

Instructor: Nanette Langner Date: Saturday, July 24 Time: 10am-4pm This class will be an introduction to working in soft pastels. Learn how to use soft pastels on pastel paper. No previous experience is necessary! This workshop is open to individuals of all skill levels. Please bring a lunch as there will be a 30-minute lunch break. Register for this workshop HERE!  

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Resin Pouring with Gisela Sirrenberg | Aiken Center for the Arts

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
poured resin painting

Instructor: Gisela Sirrenberg Date: Saturday, July 31 Time: 10am-12pm Learn how to use resin with acrylic paint, pigment or alcohol ink to create two beautiful pieces of art that have a stunning glossy surface. Incorporate stones and crystals to embed a textural element. All supplies are included. No experience is necessary as all skill levels are welcome! Max: 6 students Join the waitlist HERE!  

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August 2021

Candlelit House Planter with Madeline Fox | Aiken Center for the Arts

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$60
aiken center for the arts logo

Instructor: Madeline Fox Date: Saturday, August 14 Time: 10am-2pm Using handbuilding techniques, create a small house with a textured roof, several windows and a planter! When completed, you'll be able to plant a small succulent in the "garden area." Place a tea light candle inside and you'll have a warmly lit, cozy house to enjoy daily. Use indoors or outside. All supplies are included and individuals of all skill levels are welcome! Please bring a lunch as there will be…

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Watercolor Special Topics: Florals | Aiken Center for the Arts

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 7, 2021

$70
artist painting with watercolors

Instructor: Nanette Langner Dates: Tuesdays, Aug 24,31, Sept 7 Time: 10am-12pm These classes are designed to continue watercolor education. Each three week course is different and independent from each other. This summer, we will explore the themes of landscapes, animals, and florals. In each three week course you will create three 5 x 7 paintings. Supplies included. Register for this course HERE!

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Local Landscape Series: Aiken Hayfield | Aiken Center for the Arts

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$65
aiken hayfield landscape painting

Instructor: Sharon Taylor Padgett Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021 Time: 10:00am-1:00pm Cost: $65 Follow Sharon step-by-step in creating a beautiful, traditional style landscape inspired by a local hayfield scene. Techniques in painting sky, trees, and grasses will be emphasized as well as mixing color combinations and brushwork to achieve a lovely romantic-style painting. Students will complete an 11x14” acrylic painting. No experience necessary. Supplies included. Get more information and register HERE.

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