Saturdays in June and July:
The Art of Cartoon Character Design
Learn how to draw cartoons! Students will translate observational drawing skills into cartoon character design, using just simple shapes. Understanding the “action line” will allow students to give LIFE to their cartoons, with an array of exciting poses! Exercise your imagination as you create a universe of your very own cartoons!
Summer Seascape Workshop
Saturday, June 9th from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join Rhonda as she shows you a different palette of colors with elements including a seascape with crashing waves, sandy beach, rocky cliff, and seagull. Learn how easy it is to paint a seascape so realistic, you can almost smell the salty air.
July 7th – 28th (Jr/Sr High)
Mondays in July:
Anatomy for Artists (Beginner to Advanced)
Students will learn the underlying structure of the human figure in order to construct dynamic drawings of people. We will draw from and analyze anatomical references and master works of art, then use these studies to create imagined figures in motion. Students will gain a greater understanding of the basic shapes of the body and how to add life to their drawings.
Acrylic Landscape Workshop
July 7th from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Just in time for summer…acrylic landscape painting with Rhonda Abbott. She will be demonstrating a serene nature scene with a pond and babbling mini waterfall. The adult classes are always fun and informative. Beginners welcome! All supplies are furnished and refreshments served.
with Alex & Lisa LaPella
In this workshop, Alex and Lisa will demonstrate throwing pieces, including advanced techniques like “capping”, or throwing larger pieces in multiple parts and then joining them. They will discuss their unique approach to marketing and making a living through pottery.
March 3rd & 17th
with David Kramer
In these two 3 hour classes, David teaches you the techniques, tricks, and tools you need to make learning to paint with watercolor simple, fun, and convenient!
Join us every Friday night at MOMAC Studio during the month of February from 5:30 – 8pm for fine art, food, family, fellowship, and fun! Each Each Friday will feature fabulous foods centered around a fine art theme! Enjoy the comradery of other like minds in the creative studio atmosphere and take home an original art piece each time you come!
Join Rhonda in this winter theme-based workshop as she introduces you to the world of oil painting. Rhonda’s approachable personality makes learning how to paint fun and easy and her style of instruction can be understood at any level. Learn how to apply scumbling and glazing techniques to your painting as you combine the cold snowy landscape with a warm evening sky. Enjoy the creative studio atmosphere as well as some tasty refreshments and bring home a one-of-a-kind masterpiece!
Join Rhonda in this three hour drawing & painting workshop where she will share with you creative ways to add to your indoor or outdoor holiday decor. What a better way to help bring in the Christmas spirit with some original artwork of your own!
If you are an adult looking to take a stab at painting but are still a little hesitant or intimidated, this workshop may be just the thing for you! Rhonda Abbott, a retired K-12 art teacher from East Tennessee, has a sweet and approachable personality that will help make your painting experience a pleasant and memorable one. Rhonda breaks down how to paint an English Garden into simple steps, gives you tools that you can use on your own, and sends you away empowered – not overwhelmed! *All materials included