All instructed workshops are $60 with supplies included.
Uninstructed workshops are $15 per session and students must bring their own supplies.
Fall 2017 Workshops
Art and Mindfulness
Wednesday November 8: 6:00-9:00pm
You will tap into your true self and inner artist through guided meditation. Focus is placed on process over product as you work from a place of intuition, exploring different media such as pastel, watercolor, and collage.
Art of Bookbinding: The Flag Book
Wednesday November 29: 6:00-9:00pm
The flag book is a unique form of book art that results in a sculptural book with a dramatic presentation. This is perfect for showcasing drawings, quotes, photos, travel mementos, or other small, 2-D materials.
Art of Bookbinding: Japanese Stab Binding
Thursday December 7: 6:00-9:00pm
Japanese stab binding is a simple type of bookbinding with many possibilities for different visual outcomes. These books can become journals, sketchbooks, photo albums, or notebooks.
Assemblage: Joseph Cornell Inspired Boxes
Thursday November 2: 6:00-9:00pm
Invite the viewer into a private, magical world by creating a Joseph Cornell inspired shadow box.
Collage: Floral Still Life
Thursday October 19: 6:00-9:00pm
Create a floral still life using a variety of unexpected and fun amterials. Preparation, composition, movement, color and other elements will be discussed. Join for a night of soul-soothing exploration!
Experimental Watercolor: Reflective Landscapes
Tuesday November 14: 6:30-9:30pm
Explore non-traditional watercolor techniques to create a beautiful and haunting landscape that is reflected in water.
Experimental Watercolor: Abstract Leaves
Tuesday December 12: 6:30-9:30pm
You will learn non-traditional watercolor techniques to create an interesting and unique abstract composition using leaves as a guide!
Mixed Media: Allegorical Self-Portrait
Thursday October 26: 6:00-9:00pm
Who are you? Create a visual autobiography as you explore symbolism with a variety of materials.
Wednesday December 6: 6:00-9:00pm
Have fun making unique, single prints by creating your own designs with ink and using our press to transfer them directly onto paper.
Uninstructed Life Drawing
Every Wednesday from 2-5pm and Thursday from 3-6pm when classes are in session
Twice weekly, the Brentwood Art Center provides a model for an uninstructed workshop. Wednesdays feature 3 hour poses (to allow for oil painting) and Thursdays are short, 20 minute poses. Students must bring their own supplies to uninstructed workshops.
Please call to reserve your spot at (310) 451-5657.