Art School

About The Art School at BINDERS

About The Art School at BINDERS

We offer a variety of art classes, workshops and demos for all skill levels at all our locations.

Registration information available here.

For Instructors: please download the instructor application

If you're from out of town: we have a special rate at the nearby Hyatt Place Hotel.

Special Supply Discount for BINDERS Art School students
When you register during early registration you will receive an additional *10% off coupon for use towards your supply list. After you are enrolled, you may pick up your coupon at the front register. The coupon is valid until the end of business on the start date of the class or workshop. Please call the Education Office with any questions. 

FREE Lectures and Demonstrations!
• Open to all! Seating is limited and first come, first served-arrive early.
• Sometimes there is FREE STUFF! 
• Your sign in at attendance allows you to take advantage of Frequent Student Benefits

For Instructor bios and for supply lists please contact ArtSchool@Bindersart.com

 

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  1. Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser - September

    Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser - September

    $160.00

    The Italic calligraphic hand is one of the most widely used and versatile alphabets around. It's generously wide strokes, produced with a broad edge nib can easily be dressed up or down. Italic is the perfect hand to learn for the beginning calligrapher yet versatile enough to experiment with for the advanced. Learn More
  2. Very Beginning Painting with Suzy Ferriss- October

    Very Beginning Painting with Suzy Ferriss- October

    $160.00

    Students will learn to work with acrylics, while becoming familiar with the techniques and styles of other media such as oil and watercolor. This is the perfect class for those new to art, as well as for those who want to further develop their skills. Learn More
  3. The Power of Painting with Color with Suzy Ferriss- October

    The Power of Painting with Color with Suzy Ferriss- October

    $160.00

    The illusions of perspective, three dimensionalities, and movement. Moods such as excitement, drama, mystery, and grief. The sensations of cold and warmth. Even the feeling of hunger. How can color evoke such varied responses? Study the use of color by the modern masters and learn how! This studio course introduces students to the use of color in modern art while teaching them the necessary techniques to work with acrylic paint. Painting from both life and imagination, students will learn the wonderfully expressive power of color! A great course for all levels. Learn More
  4. Very Beginning Drawing with Suzy Ferriss- August Class

    Very Beginning Drawing with Suzy Ferriss- August Class

    $160.00

    An introductory class that presents to students the absolute basics of drawing. Students will learn to work with a variety of media including pencil, charcoal, and ink, while becoming familiar with techniques and styles associated with each. This is the perfect class for the student who is new to art, as well as for those who would like to further develop their skills. Learn More
  5.  Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain with Suzy Ferriss- August

    Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain with Suzy Ferriss- August

    $160.00

    Students will discover their innate creativity and develop their artistic ability as they follow exercises from Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. An introduction to a variety of media and techniques, this is a great class for all levels, from the beginning student to the more advanced artist. Based on the classic text by Betty Edwards, this course will cover what she considers the five essential components needed in order to draw. They are the perception of edges, spaces, relationships, light and shadows, and the whole. Be amazed as you watch your drawing skills dramatically improve through this innovative approach to learning art! Learn More
  6. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - November B

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - November B

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language Learn More
  7. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - November A

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - November A

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language Learn More
  8. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - September B

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - September B

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language Learn More
  9. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - September A

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - September A

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language Learn More
  10. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - July B

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - July B

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language Learn More
  11. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - July A

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - July A

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language Learn More
  12. Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser - November 2016

    Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser - November 2016

    $160.00

    This is an introductory look at Copperplate, an elegant and elastic hand frequently used for formal invitations, documents and bridal events. Completely enchanting, the dramatic thick and thins of this delicate hand will make you swoon. Learn More
  13. Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser - September 2016

    Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser - September 2016

    $160.00

    This is an introductory look at Copperplate, an elegant and elastic hand frequently used for formal invitations, documents and bridal events. Completely enchanting, the dramatic thick and thins of this delicate hand will make you swoon. Learn More
  14. Advanced Calligraphy with Anne Elser- November 2016

    Advanced Calligraphy with Anne Elser- November 2016

    $160.00

    Calligraphy 3 is an advanced beginner calligraphy course designed for those who have taken Calligraphy 1 & 2 or who already know the fundamentals of any calligraphic hand and are ready for the challenge of applying the words and other elements to the page. Learn More
  15. The Art of Collage with Suzy Ferriss- November

    The Art of Collage with Suzy Ferriss- November

    $160.00

    While learning about the history of collage, students will create a series of mixed media works that emphasize the use of color, texture, and imagery. Inspired by such masters as Picasso and Matisse, students will be introduced to a variety of painting and drawing techniques, which will then be applied towards the composition, assemblage, and completion of 2D and low relief works. Collage approaches covered during this workshop include montage, frottage, photomontage, painted collage, and assemblage. Learn More

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