Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28Touchstone Center for Crafts The natural setting for your creative nature 17 SEPTEMBER 8–10 Knife Painting in Oils Instructor: Joyce Werwie Perry All Levels $275 Member | $305 Non-Member Experience the freedom of the knife and the excitement of expression! Learn how to create texture and contrast of color achieved through the rapid application and detraction of oils with knives. Find out just how alive your paintings can look! SEPTEMBER 15–17 Textured Painting Instructor: Adrienne Heinrich All Levels $275 Member | $305 Non-Member Break free of traditional approaches to painting! Allow happy accidents, risk taking, and personal explorations. Relax and put fun into your work. There are no mistakes! Josh Mitchel AUGUST 4–6 Drawing Made Easy Instructor: Marianne Hilke Beginner–Intermediate $275 Member | $305 Non-Member Build a great drawing with a good foundation! We will focus on helping you to see, understand, and make strong visual decisions as well as build good working skills. You will learn about papers, pencil techniques, textures, perspective, and more. AUGUST 7–11 East Meets the West: Chinese Painting and Watercolor Instructor: Lian Quan Zhen All Levels $645 Member | $675 Non-Member Leave the western hemisphere behind as you learn the theories of Asian Art; how to use Chinese brushes, inks, and colors; and basic watercolor painting techniques. By the end of the workshop, you will finish several paintings or learn enough techniques to complete them later. AUGUST 14–18 Reducing the Landscape: Reduction Woodcuts Inspired by Location Instructor: Val Lucas Beginner–Intermediate* $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Learn to carve and print reduction woodcuts, both by hand with a baren and by using an etching press. You will sketch a simplified landscape from observation to create a small edition of woodcut prints. *Some printmaking experience preferred, but not necessary. AUGUST 21–25 “Leaf” it to Nature Printing: New and Traditional Techniques Instructor: Gudrun Garkisch All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Open your eyes to a new world of wonders as you learn traditional and new techniques for directly transferring the intricate design of leaves, grasses, ferns, and grasses to paper and fabric. A limited scholarship specifically for this workshop is available through the Robert Little Scholarship Fund. AUGUST 25–27 Imprimatura: The Dynamism of Subtractive Painting Instructor: Josh Mitchel All Levels $275 Member | $305 Non-Member Learn how to create work from observation using the lost method of imprimatura (wipeout painting). Also, explore traditional methods of oil painting as well as strategies of developing an oil painting through a process of layers. The instruction provided will serve as a foundation for a more sophisticated future practice. PAINTING, DRAWING, & PRINTMAKING WORKSHOPS 2017 Harold Frontz SEPTEMBER 22–24 Painting the Laurel Highlands Instructor: Harold Frontz All Levels $275 Member | $305 Non-Member Paint the beauty that abounds in the Laurel Highlands. Subjects will include a variety of landscape elements in and around Touchstone, Ohiopyle, and the Youghiogheny River including foliage, water features, and rustic buildings. Painting principles include drawing, composition, values, color properties, and brushwork. Lian Quan Zhen