SEPTEMBER SHOW—New Members Showcase—Color Play
Show Opens: Monday, September 3 at 10:00 am
Reception: Sunday, September 9, 2:00-4:00 pm. Free Event.
Join us for refreshments as we showcase and welcome our newest members. Denise Hershey, Featured Crafter, will debut her primitive ceramic statues alongside her beautiful nature-inspired jewelry.
Drop by the CEDAR MILL FARMERS MARKET
Saturday morning, September 8
Come to see art inspired by the market. Annie Salness has taught several art workshops, starting at the Farmers Market to pick out flowers, fruit or vegetables, and then taking them back to Village Gallery to set up still life paintings. They will be featured at the CMBA booth.
GENTLY USED ART SUPPLY SALE
September 28, 29 & 30
This is the perfect opportunity to visit the Gallery and pick up some great deals on gently-used art supplies. Bring your art students for supplies and inspiration.
FALL & WINTER CLASSES:
Please see our website for information on our complete class lineup at www.villagegalleryarts.org
To register, visit or call the gallery at 503-644-8001
2018 YOUTH CLASSES
Kristi Roberts—Children’s Art Classes
Mondays: 3:45–4:45 pm for ages 7–11 years
Mondays: 5:00–6:00 pm for ages 11–16 years
Come join an exciting class learning a variety of art. I will be developing your child’s art ability where they are at and giving them an opportunity to try out different mediums so they can find what they will enjoy. We will be doing units in drawing, watercolor, acrylic, pastels, clay and mixed media. I am teaching fine art concepts and techniques with each lesson. We will be exploring a variety of subjects including landscapes, people, faces, animals, cartooning and perspective. This is a weekly class and you need to register a month ahead in order to hold your spot for that month.
Leslie Boyce—Watercolor Elements
Tuesdays, September 11, 18, 25, 12:00 noon–3:00 pm
Join me for a six-week class to learn basic watercolor techniques as we practice painting different elements: flowers, skies, rocks/mountains, water, etc. We will experiment with different styles of each element using value contrast, color theory and principles of composition.
Mary Burgess—Painting Portraits in Watercolor
Wednesdays, September 12, 19, 26. and October 10, 17, 24,
9:30 am–12:30 pm OR 6:00–9:00 pm
Let’s take the fear out of painting faces! In this class, students will be guided through the steps to understanding facial structure, proportions, features and skin tones while capturing a likeness of the subject. Each session will focus on one aspect of portrait painting and will include activities to reinforce important concepts.
Elizabeth Higgins – Gelli-Plate Printing & Collage
Two-day Workshops: Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16, 9:00 am–12:00 noon
OR Saturday and Sunday, November 10 and 11, 9:00 am–12:00 noon
Print your own unique papers and then collage with them in this two-day workshop. On Saturday, we will make colorful textured papers using a Gel printing plate ( www.gelliarts.com ), texture tools and acrylic paints. Sunday will be spent making collages with these papers. In addition to learning printmaking techniques, students will also learn elements of design as they compose finished collages suitable for greeting cards or framed works of art.
Susan Pfahl—Copperplate Calligraphy
Thursdays, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, 7:00–9:00 pm
Learn Copperplate Calligraphy! As the ability to refine metals grew, it became possible to replace square ended pens with pointed pen nibs. A series of cursive writing styles soon emerged. These styles are still used today for highly formal documents and invitations. Copperplate is the predecessor of the cursive style handwriting most of us learned in grade school. We will also play with flourishing.
Village Gallery is a non-profit educational art gallery in operation since 1963.
12505 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR 97229, next to the Cedar Mill Library
Hours: Monday–Saturday 10 am–4 pm; Sunday 12 pm–4 pm