Upcoming Events and Workshops

We always have something in the works - from workshops and exhibitions to presentations and art retreats. Find out what we'll be up to and where we'll be.

 
 

2019

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour
Tour Stop 21 - Purcellville, VA

Saturday, June 1 - Sunday June 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join Eric in his studio in Purcellville for the 14th annual Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour. He will offer a variety of drawings, paintings, mixed media work, and polymer clay sculptures for sale, as well as demonstrating his process and discussing techniques.

The Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour features 68 artists in studios and spaces all throughout Western Loudoun County in Northern Virginia, so make a plan and visit a number of artists and studios!

 

Layer By Layer
Round Hill Arts Center, Round Hill, VA

Sunday, September 21, 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Immerse yourself in the art of mixed-media layering, and dive into a wide range of techniques for creating rich layers in your work. The focus of this workshop is on exploring the possibilities of layering materials, ideas, and images as you explore how to build up color and texture using watercolor, water-soluble pencil, ink and more. You’ll learn to incorporate personal themes and ideas as you experiment with collage, image transfers, and text to develop your work. Don’t worry if it seems like a lot, we’ll take it layer by layer, and you’ll see just how easy it is to create work with depth and richness.

 
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Artful Layers
Art and Soul - Ocean City, MD

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Immerse yourself in the art of mixed media layering, and delve deeply into a wide range of techniques for creating artful layers in your work. The focus of this workshop is on exploring the possibilities of layering materials, ideas, and images and incorporating personal themes, ideas, and images. Explore how to build up color and texture using transparent media like watercolors and water-soluble pencil. Experiment with collage, image transfers, and personal text to develop themes. Learn to embellish and enhance elements to draw out focus and detail, and walk away with a variety of richly layered work.

 

Beyond Blank Pages
Art and Soul - Ocean City, MD

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Challenge your notions of what a book can be and how pages can relate to one another, and engage in a wide range of artmaking and writing activities to weave a visual and written narrative. Transform blank pages into a unified artistic vision as you explore the layering of materials, ideas, and themes. Consider how colors, images, and words can figuratively and literally flow among, across, and through your pages as you change and manipulate the structure of pages with pockets, pop-ups, tears, cutouts, widows, foldouts, and more. Bring your own store bought or hand bound journal or sketchbook, and explore the possibilities for transforming it into a vessel for your creativity.

 
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Monster Maker Workshop
Art and Soul - Ocean City, MD

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Unleash your mad scientist in this fun mixed media workshop as you bring a variety of creatures of the imagination to life. Learn to conceptualize and create cute and cuddly, or scary and menacing monsters with pencil, ink, paint, collage, and polymer clay. Build your creations from stock parts or invent your own. Customize your monsters with a variety of details, textures, and accessories, and walk away with your own menagerie of little beasts. Evil laugh optional.