Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

The Artist's Way Workshop: Walking in This World

Introducing a new program in the Artist’s Way Workshop series! Whether you create art to live or simply wish to live more creatively and fully, find your motivation while we explore Walking in this World: The Practical Art of Creativity by Julia Cameron during this weekly workshop. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Oct
12
2:00 PM14:00

What is Your Art Worth? Making Your Art a Business

Deciding what price to put on your artwork can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. With simple steps, you can take the guesswork out of placing a price tag on your artwork. We will discuss key aspects of pricing including negotiation techniques and long term strategies. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

Blackwork 1 Workshop

Blackwork embroidery originated during the Renaissance in Europe. It has been enshrined in portraits of Elizabeth 1 with her giant, embroidered sleeves painstakingly painted by Hans Holbein. In this class we will go over the aptly named Holbein stitch, the original methods for stitching, modern solutions to those problems and how to graph your own pattern. Students will leave class with embroidered trim based off patterns provided and their own graphed patterns for future use. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

Sampler Embroidery Workshop

In this class students will complete an embroidery sampler. They will be introduced to a variety of stitches to practice. The tools, materials, patterns and techniques of embroidery will be provided and explained. Students will be encouraged to be creative with their sampler patterns, employing color theory and spatial design to make a piece that is interesting as well as practical. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Art Business Law | Navigate the Legal Landscape

Arts Business Law: Navigate the Legal Landscape, Condensed and Conversational. This session is part of our 2nd Saturday Series, made possible by the Rockland County Legislature and the New York State Council on the Arts. ACOR Members attend for FREE! Only $10 for non-members. All are welcome! CLICK HERE for more information.

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Sep
12
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness In Sustainable Design Workshop with Lindsay Mann

Join Lindsay Mann, a FIT-trained designer and a Reiki Master, to understand cutting edge, sustainable design technology. Learn about the ethical advantages of these practices, such as 3D-knitting. A guided meditation will inspire creative problem-solving, and all guests will have the opportunity to learn about Lindsay's unique 3D-knit hat designs to support meditation and intuitive practices. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Sep
11
6:00 PM18:00

Blackwork 1 Workshop

Blackwork embroidery originated during the Renaissance in Europe. It has been enshrined in portraits of Elizabeth 1 with her giant, embroidered sleeves painstakingly painted by Hans Holbein. In this class we will go over the aptly named Holbein stitch, the original methods for stitching, modern solutions to those problems and how to graph your own pattern. Students will leave class with embroidered trim based off patterns provided and their own graphed patterns for future use. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Sep
4
6:00 PM18:00

Sampler Embroidery Workshop

In this class students will complete an embroidery sampler. They will be introduced to a variety of stitches to practice. The tools, materials, patterns and techniques of embroidery will be provided and explained. Students will be encouraged to be creative with their sampler patterns, employing color theory and spatial design to make a piece that is interesting as well as practical. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Aug
19
to Aug 23

Heather Cornell's 29th Tap Labs For 2019

“Tap Labs” provide a learning environment for artists of all ages and experience that allows the opportunity to deepen their practice. Here we work together in a uniquely free way, with musicians woven into the process, enriching and supporting each other's voice.  This is for anyone who wants to nurture their path as an improvisational artist or to dig deeper into their musical roots. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Aug
12
to Aug 16

Heather Cornell's 29th Tap Labs For 2019

“Tap Labs” provide a learning environment for artists of all ages and experience that allows the opportunity to deepen their practice. Here we work together in a uniquely free way, with musicians woven into the process, enriching and supporting each other's voice.  This is for anyone who wants to nurture their path as an improvisational artist or to dig deeper into their musical roots. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Aug
10
4:00 PM16:00

Rosé + Calligraphy

In this beginner-friendly class, we'll explore the basics of pointed pen calligraphy — everything from how to prepare and use your pen, nibs, and ink to learning the foundational strokes, creating letterforms, and connecting letters. Rosé & sweet treats will be served. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Aug
5
to Aug 9

Heather Cornell's 29th Tap Labs For 2019

“Tap Labs” provide a learning environment for artists of all ages and experience that allows the opportunity to deepen their practice. Here we work together in a uniquely free way, with musicians woven into the process, enriching and supporting each other's voice.  This is for anyone who wants to nurture their path as an improvisational artist or to dig deeper into their musical roots. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Aug
4
9:30 AM09:30

NEW! BUILD A PAINTING WITH COLLAGE AND MIXED MEDIA

Explore many ways of constructing a painting through merging collage elements with paint acting as the integrating element. Using water-based paint as the basis for the over all composition, start building, layering and merging elements to create an abstracted and expressive interpretation of your subject. Find your creative voice as you discover how various media work together and what processes best align with your vision and goals. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Aug
3
2:00 PM14:00

Intermediate Brush Calligraphy - Style + Flourish!

This class is for anyone who has taken an introductory brush calligraphy workshop with Lillian or those with a solid foundation of the basic brush strokes and letterforms. We’ll build upon the basics as we go over different ways to develop your own brush calligraphy style as well as simple flourishing techniques. Light refreshments will be provided. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Jul
29
to Aug 2

Heather Cornell's 29th Tap Labs For 2019

“Tap Labs” provide a learning environment for artists of all ages and experience that allows the opportunity to deepen their practice. Here we work together in a uniquely free way, with musicians woven into the process, enriching and supporting each other's voice.  This is for anyone who wants to nurture their path as an improvisational artist or to dig deeper into their musical roots. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Jul
27
3:00 PM15:00

Intro to Watercolor Brush Calligraphy

In this 2.5-hour introductory workshop, you'll learn the basics of watercolor brush calligraphy with a waterbrush. We'll go over foundational brush strokes and how to form letters and words. This is a beginner-friendly class - no watercolor/painting or lettering experience necessary. Light refreshments will be served. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Jul
27
11:00 AM11:00

Brush Calligraphy for Beginners

In this beginner-friendly class, you'll learn the basics of brush calligraphy - everything from from how to hold and use a brush pen, recommended tools to use, the foundational brush strokes, and how to form and connect letters so you can start creating lovely cards, gift tags, wall art, and more. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Jul
13
2:00 PM14:00

Rosé + Calligraphy

In this beginner-friendly class, we'll explore the basics of pointed pen calligraphy — everything from how to prepare and use your pen, nibs, and ink to learning the foundational strokes, creating letterforms, and connecting letters. A curated starter kit is included in the course fee and is yours to keep! Rosé & sweet treats will be served. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Jul
11
7:30 PM19:30

Creative Writing

In a 6-week class devoted to poetry, memoir and fiction, students will have the opportunity for in-depth class discussion of their writing, and will receive a written critique from the instructor on each piece read in class. Students will be encouraged to experiment with new subject matter, styles and forms of writing, and will work on uncovering material from their own lives. This is a supportive workshop appropriate for experienced as well as new writers.  CLICK HERE for more information.

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Jul
3
7:00 PM19:00

Lampworked Glass Beads

Learn the Venetian art of glass bead making. Make unique beads by melting glass rods with an oxygen/ propane torch. Learn to shape the glass, create rough "frit encrusted" beads that look ancient and incorporate silver foil or flower decorations to personalize beads. New colors of glass rods will be offered. CLICK HERE for more information.

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