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  • Registration Fee
    September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Event Phone: 512-706-5668

Register here for the Conference.  It will give you access to our Conference and 10+ events (at no additional charge). Included in your Conference Registration: Friday – Vendor demos and supplies – 10am to 4pm Art Demo – Mark Bray – Watercolor/Oils – 10:00am to Noon Art Demo – Lea Blue – Painting Ceramic – 2:00pm (more…)

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Oil w/Palette Knife Painting-Fri-9:00-4:30 show details + $100.00 (USD)  

  • Oil w/Palette Knife Painting - Helen Alexander
    September 16, 2016
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Full Friday Oil Painting with Palette Knife workshop.  The class runs from 9am to noon, lunch break (bring your own or dine at local restaurant), then back to class from 1:30-4:30 Schedule: 3 hour session, lunch break, 3 hour session. The workshop emphasis is on manipulating knife and paints. We will work fast and loose. (more…)

Intro to Alcohol inks

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Intro to Alcohol inks -Fri - 9:00-1:00 show details + $150.00 (USD)  

  • Intro to Alcohol inks - Mary Barton
    September 16, 2016
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday 9am to 1pm – “Introduction to Alcohol Inks” Instructed by Mary Barton An introduction to alcohol ink painting. Explore this medium by creating abstract and  vibrant imagery. This fun class is for the beginner to advanced artist teaching the techniques of using the alcohol ink medium. Alcohol Ink is a permanent ink that reacts with rubbing (more…)

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Using Composite Imagery to Inspire a Painting-Fri-9:00-4:30 show details + $100.00 (USD)  

  • Using Composite Imagery to Inspire a Painting - Ellen Tanner
    September 16, 2016
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Oil Painting with limited palette Limited Palette Painting/ Composing a Narrative Painting Through Collage This class will delve into some of the tools, techniques and processes I employ in my career as a traditional oil painter. The first portion of the class will focus on learning to mix a lovely range of colors using a (more…)

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Beginning Watercolor - Fri 9:00-noon show details + $70.00 (USD)  

  • Beginning Watercolor - Nancy Beal
    September 16, 2016
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Beginning Watercolor” This is an introductory class, but experienced painters are welcome for a brush-up. Learn techniques for working with this medium to achieve fresh, colorful work. Students will discuss the tools, technique, and color wheel. The second half of the class be spent painting from photos or still lifes to exercise some of their (more…)

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-Beginning Pastel Underpainting - 9:00-1:00 show details + $100.00 (USD)  

  • Day 1 - Beginning Pastel Underpainting - Janis Ellison
    September 16, 2016
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Beginning Pastel Underpainting – Can be taken alone or with Watercolor Pastel Underpainting. —-  Learn Underpainting techniques for pastel that will give your pastel paintings vibrancy and luminosity. The first session will be learning to underpaint with pastel spread with alcohol in local or complimentary colors. There will be a demonstration in the morning, then after lunch, students (more…)

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Painting w/Passion& Drama - 9:00-4:30 show details + $85.00 (USD)  

  • Painting w/Passion and Drama - Ric Dentinger
    September 16, 2016
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This is considered a 2 day Watercolor Class.  Intermediate to Advanced level. Painting with Passion and Drama This Watercolor Workshop will cover intermediate and advanced techniques using Ric’s unique approach of seeing through the layers of a subject and aesthetics of watercolor. Gouache will be introduced as a minor element. Self-expression will be encouraged through (more…)

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Intro to Web Design - Friday -10:00-12:00 show details + $60.00 (USD)  
Intro to Web Design - Friday -1:30-3:30 show details + $60.00 (USD)  
Intro to Web Design - Saturday - 10:00-12:00 show details + $60.00 (USD)  

  • Intro to Web Design - Sarah Dos (Friday or Saturday)
    September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

  Create a website using web-based platforms (such as wix and webydo) (more…)

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Carving Clay - Relief & Engraving - Fri - 10:00-3:30 show details + $125.00 (USD)  
Carving Clay - Tool Set show details + $20.00 (USD)  

  • Carving Clay - Relief & Engraving - Shikha Joshi
    September 16, 2016
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

For the Sheer Joy of Carving Clay… We will be focusing on two styles of carving: ‘Relief Carving’ and ‘Engraving’. (These aren’t official names of techniques, but terms I use to describe two different carving styles). Relief Carving: The process of relief carving involves removing clay around a design in such a way that the design appears three dimensional. (more…)

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Intro to Lightroom - Fri - 10:00-12:00 show details + $85.00 (USD)  

  • Intro to Lightroom - Dell Faubus
    September 16, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dell Faubus Photography The Intro to Adobe Lightroom Workshop The goals of this 2 hour workshop will be: to go over importing photos to go over the Develop module to learn Basic edits and  basic exports People taking this class should have their own laptops with Adobe Lightroom on it. While I cover Adobe Lightroom (more…)

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Mosaic Stepping Stone or Trivet - Fri 10-3:30 show details + $45.00 (USD)  

  • Mosaic Stepping Stone or Trivet - Marlene & Jim Outlaw
    September 16, 2016
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Mosaic Stepping Stone or Trivet In this class our project is a tile mosaic concrete stepping stone or optional table trivet.  All supplies are furnished.  Students will be able to choose from at least 3 designs for their project.  We will be using ceramic and porcelain tile.  Pieces will be precut quilt patterns but they (more…)

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Social Media for the Small Business & Artist-Fri 10:00-12:00 show details + $45.00 (USD)  

  • Social Media for the Small Business - Joleen Smith
    September 16, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Social Media Guru Jolene Smith will show you how to maximize your social media presence. This is for all Small Businesses including Artists. “Social Media for Small Business”   (more…)

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Intermediate Jewelry Wire Wrapping-Fri-1:30-4:30 show details + $65.00 (USD)  

  • Intermediate Jewelry Wire Wrapping - Nell Bednarz
    September 16, 2016
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Intermediate level  “Variable Patterns: Jewelry in the Herringbone Pattern” (Earring design and more) a 3-hour course.  Students would bring their tools and specific materials. Students to bring:  Round-nose pliers  Chain-nose pliers  Nylon-jaw flat pliers (wire straighteners)  Jewelry flush wire cutters, needle files  Sharpie to bend wire for making ear wires   1/2″ to 3/4″- long “puffy (more…)

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Keep Inking-Intermediate- 1:30-4:30 show details + $85.00 (USD)  

  • Keep Inking-Intermediate-Mary Barton
    September 16, 2016
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Intermediate Alcohol Inking – 3 hour class “Now What?!…Keep Inking” Instructed by Mary Barton Further exploration into alcohol ink painting. Learning what more can be done with the techniques learned in the introduction class. Applying the use of alcohol ink techniques and variety of styles. More inking!!! Alcohol Ink is a permanent ink that reacts with rubbing alcohol similar to (more…)

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How to Photograph Artwork - Fri - 1:30-3:30 show details + $85.00 (USD)  
How to Photograph Artwork - Sat - 1:30-3:30 show details + $85.00 (USD)  

  • Learn How to Photograph Your Artwork - Dell Faubus (Friday or Saturday)
    September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dell Faubus Photography The How to photograph your artwork workshop The goals of this 2 hour workshop will be to go over basic, lighting and photography techniques for artwork, whether 2d or 3d to go over the costs of equipment needed and what is needed to start inexpensively to go over basic use of light (more…)

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Friday 1:30-2:30 Session show details + $40.00 (USD)   Sold Out
Friday 2:30-3:30 Session show details + $40.00 (USD)   Sold Out
Friday 3:30-4:30 Session show details + $40.00 (USD)  
Saturday 1:30:2:30 Session show details + $40.00 (USD)  
Saturday 2:30-3:30 Session show details + $40.00 (USD)  
Saturday 3:30-4:30 Session show details + $40.00 (USD)  

  • Select individual session with Joleen
    September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Joleen and you will discuss specific strategies to increase reach and engagement on your Facebook page, including how to create engaging content specific to your particular business. Each session is 1 hour one on one with Jolene Smith.  Here is your opportunity to have a detailed critique, current assessment of your current social media, and (more…)

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Small Group - 1-2 Friday 3:30-5:00 show details + $60.00 (USD)  
Small Group - 1-2 Saturday 1:30-3:00 show details + $60.00 (USD)  
Small Group - 1-2 Saturday 3:00-4:30 show details + $60.00 (USD)  

  • Friday and Saturday Sessions
    September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016
    3:00 pm

Small group (1-2 people) – One on one guidance on creating a website and/or updating your current website. (more…)

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Shooting at Night - Fri - 5:00pm-8:30pm show details + $110.00 (USD)  

  • Shooting at Night - Jason weingart
    September 16, 2016
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Night Photography – Activity will be based on a night pour event as they pour molten bronze. This class begins with instruction for camera & tripod setup at the Deep in the Heart Art Foundry in preparation for the night photo shoot of the bronze casting night pour.  Classroom instruction will begin at 6:00 and (more…)

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Intro to Alcohol Inks -Sat - 9:00-1:00 show details + $150.00 (USD)  

  • Intro to Alcohol Inks - Mary Barton
    September 17, 2016
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday morning class – “Introduction to Alcohol Inks” Instructed by Mary Barton An introduction to alcohol ink painting. Explore this medium by creating abstract and  vibrant imagery. This fun class is for the beginner to advanced artist teaching the techniques of using the alcohol ink medium. Alcohol Ink is a permanent ink that reacts with rubbing alcohol (more…)

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Decorating Green Clay Surfaces-Sat-9:00-12:00 show details + $100.00 (USD)  

  • Decorating Green Clay Surfaces - Marie Blazek
    September 17, 2016
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Decorating Green Clay Surfaces This presentation will demonstrate several techniques for decorating clay in its green state, firm to leather hard.  Students will be provided with clay samples to experiment with the following skills:  engraving, chattering, misima, sgrafitto, slip trailing, inlay, and others.  The practice part of the class will follow extensive demonstrations of the (more…)

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Watercolor Underpainting-Pastel - Sat-9-1:00 show details + $100.00 (USD)  

  • Day 2-Watercolor Underpainting-Pastel-Janis Ellison
    September 17, 2016
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Can be taken alone or in conjunction with Pastel Underpainting on Friday. Day 2 – Watercolor Underpainting for Pastel. The second session of the two day workshop can be taken alone or together with the first session. In the second session students will learn how to “set” their pastel drawing giving them freedom to apply watercolor in an (more…)

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Painting w/Passion& Drama-Part 2-Sat-9:00-4:00 show details + $85.00 (USD)  

  • Painting w/Passion& Drama-Part 2-Ric Dentinger
    September 17, 2016
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This is considered a 2 day Watercolor Class.  Intermediate to Advanced level. Introduction, composition, sketching, and tonal scale, and individual instruction on day 1 and deep tonal, detail drawings, water ground, dark values, challenges, and individual instruction on day 2.  This is signing up for day 2’s class.  Select the additional class for day 1. Day (more…)

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Saturday Morning Art blast 2016-9:00am-12:00 show details + $25.00 (USD)  
Saturday Afternoon Art blast 2016-1:30pm-4:30pm show details + $25.00 (USD)  

  • Art blast 2016-Vicki & Lea
    September 17, 2016
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kid’s Saturday Morning Art blast 2016 “Come and create at “art blast 2016”.   Students ages 6-12 will have the opportunity to experiment, create and explore a variety of art materials and techniques while learning about color, print and design.  Each session includes materials and a snack.  Morning and afternoon sessions will differ for those wanting (more…)

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Using Composite Imagery to Inspire a Painting-Fri-9:00-4:30 show details + $100.00 (USD)  

  • Using Composite Imagery to Inspire a Painting - Ellen Tanner
    September 17, 2016
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Oil Painting with limited palette Limited Palette Painting/ Composing a Narrative Painting Through Collage This class will delve into some of the tools, techniques and processes I employ in my career as a traditional oil painter. The first portion of the class will focus on learning to mix a lovely range of colors using a (more…)

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Social Media - Sat-10:00-12:00 show details + $45.00 (USD)  

  • Social Media for Small Business & Artist-Jolene Smith
    September 17, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Social Media Guru Joleen Smith will show you how to maximize your social media presence. This is for all Small Businesses including Artists. “Social Media for Small Business”   (more…)

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Beginning Scratchboard - Sat - 10:00-12:00 show details + $60.00 (USD)  

  • Beginning Scratchboard - Nell Bednarz
    September 17, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday Morning — Beginning level — “Beginning  Fine Art Drawing on Archival Black Claybord” A two-hour course, and I will provide the beginning board and scratch tool, samples of a tool kit, and an array of tools to try in a timed circuit, as well as the subject photo or still-life object. They will draw the (more…)

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Composition 2D - Sat - 10:00-12:00 show details + $25.00 (USD)  

  • Composition 2D - Sat - 10:00-12:00
    September 17, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Composition in a 2D format.  In the visual arts—in particular painting, graphic design, and photography—composition is the placement or arrangement of visual elements or ingredients in a work of art, as distinct from the subject of a work. This class is a discussion of the elements that normally lead to an visually pleasing work of art. (more…)

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Editing Night Images - Sat - 10:00-12:00 show details + $110.00 (USD)  

  • Editing Night Images - Jason Weingart
    September 17, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Photoshop and Lightroom classroom demonstrations and assistance editing your images. Please bring laptop preloaded with Photoshop and your night shoots. (more…)

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Mosaic Stepping Stone or Trivet - Fri 10-3:30 show details + $45.00 (USD)  

  • Mosaic Stepping Stone or Trivet - Marlene & Jim Outlaw
    September 17, 2016
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Mosaic Stepping Stone or Trivet In this class our project is a tile mosaic concrete stepping stone or optional table trivet.  All supplies are furnished.  Students will be able to choose from at least 3 designs for their project.  We will be using ceramic and porcelain tile.  Pieces will be precut quilt patterns but they (more…)

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Free Ticket show details + $0.00 (USD)  

  • September 17, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

FREE DEMONSTRATION: PanPastels that Sparkle 10am to noon Art Connections Gallery 908 Main Street Bastrop Enid Wood, PSA, PSNM, will give a free demonstration of her techniques for painting with PanPastels. You’ll learn which surfaces accept PanPastel, and how to apply PanPastel with cosmetic sponges and SofftTools. You’ll also see the exciting opportunities for modifying (more…)

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Acrylics-Creating Beautiful Textures-Fri-1:00-4:30 show details + $65.00 (USD)  

  • Acrylics-Creating Beautiful Textures-Fri-1:00-4:30
    September 17, 2016
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop with Austin artist Phillip Wade All supplies are provided in this afternoon workshop. Phillip Wade will demonstrate how easy it is to quickly build any number of layers of acrylic color to achieve beautiful textures, and then you will paint your own landscape, pear, or abstract to take home dry only a few hours later. Suitable for (more…)

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Intermediate Scratchboard - Sat - 1:00-4:00 show details + $95.00 (USD)  

  • Intermediate Scratchboard - Nell Bednarz
    September 17, 2016
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Afternoon —  Intermediate Level — “Pulling Up the Lights: Intermediate Fine Art Drawing on Archival Black Claybord” This will expand the artist’s use of the basic tools, add new techniques with new tools, reduce the frustration of Scratchboard work by teaching “erasing” and blending, show examples of more advanced work that use colored inks and (more…)

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Pan Pastel Adventure - 1:30-4:30 show details + $100.00 (USD)  

  • Pan Pastel Adventure - Enid Wood
    September 17, 2016
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enid Wood teaching pan pastels HALF DAY WORKSHOP: PanPastel Adventure Location to be announced During the three-hour mini-workshop taught by Enid Wood, PSA, PSNM, students will learn how to use PanPastel to block in a painting, and add sparkling finishing touches with metallic and pearlescent color and mediums. We will have plenty of PanPastels and (more…)

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Keep Inking-Intermediate - 1:30-4:30 show details + $85.00 (USD)  

  • Keep Inking-Intermediate - Mary Barton
    September 17, 2016
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Intermediate class on using Alcohol Inks – 4 hr class “Now What?!…Keep Inking” Instructed by Mary Barton Further exploration into alcohol ink painting. Learning what more can be done with the techniques learned in the introduction class. Applying the use of alcohol ink techniques and variety of styles. More inking!!! Alcohol Ink is a permanent ink that reacts with (more…)

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Decorating Bisque Clay-Sat-1:30-4:30 show details + $100.00 (USD)  

  • Decorating Bisque Clay - Marie Blazek
    September 17, 2016
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Decorating Bisque Clay Surfaces This class will follow the green clay decoration class but it is not a prerequisite.  Students are asked to bring their own bisque-fired pieces, but samples will also be available for those who have none.  Marie Blazek will demonstrate several techniques for bisque ware:  wax resist, under-glazing, brush work, screen printing,decals, (more…)

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Beginning Jewelry Wire Wrapping - Sat - 1:30-4:30 show details + $70.00 (USD)  

  • Beginning Jewelry Wire Wrapping -Gina Mittmann
    September 17, 2016
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this class you will learn how to measure, cut and straighten your wire, make bundles with your wire, design how you want your stone to look and wrap your cabochon stone to create a stunning piece of jewelry to proudly wear. You will learn to proper techniques and tools to create your masterpiece. We will also discuss (more…)

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Shooting and Editing Your HDR Imaes - Sat 1:30-3:30 show details + $110.00 (USD)  

  • Shooting and Editing Your HDR Imaes -Jason Weingart
    September 17, 2016
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Shooting and Editing Your HDR Images – Saturday 1:30-3:30 Shooting demonstration and assistance with your camera.   (more…)