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. Modern Master Copy with Carolyn Rose Milner - March

    Modern Master Copy with Carolyn Rose Milner - March

    $140.00

    The best way to learn any art is to copy from those in the past that have already mastered techniques. Learn More
  2. Experimental Drawing with Carolyn Rose Milner - March 2016

    Experimental Drawing with Carolyn Rose Milner - March 2016

    $140.00

    This is a class that will open the student's eyes to a less rigid, more fluid way to paint. Learn More
  3.  Italic Calligraphy Weekend Workshop with Anne Elser - April

    Italic Calligraphy Weekend Workshop with Anne Elser - April

    $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
  4. Creating Comics with Jacob Hunt - PCM

    Creating Comics with Jacob Hunt - PCM

    $130.00

    Comics are an exciting medium for storytelling and self-expression. This class will discuss the techniques used to physically create a comic. Learn More
  5. Cursive Crush with Anne Elser -September

    Cursive Crush with Anne Elser -September

    $160.00

    The child of Spencerian calligraphy, Cursive Handwriting is not forgotten, because we have made a table for you to come join us in two fun and joyous days of lettering. Students will learn (or re-learn!) capitals and lower case letterforms, through formal exercises in structure, rhythm and flow - all standards similar to those taught not that long ago. Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser - March

    Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser - March

    $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. This class takes place in July at our Ponce City Market Location Learn More
  8. Loosen-Up Abstract Painting Weekend Workshop with David Kessler

    Loosen-Up Abstract Painting Weekend Workshop with David Kessler

    $395.00

    Join us for the Loosen-Up Abstract Painting Weekend Workshop with David Kessler in June of 2016 Learn More
  9. Modern Storybook Script with Kathy Milici

    Modern Storybook Script with Kathy Milici

    $199.00

    You’ll first learn some of the tools of calligraphy and how to use them in first day of this Modern Storybook Script Workshop with Kathy Milici. Learn More
  10. Modern Storybook Script 2 with Kathy Milici

    Modern Storybook Script 2 with Kathy Milici

    $199.00

    This Modern Storybook Script workshop is the 2nd of 2 workshops with Kathy Milici. Learn More
  11. Comics: Methods & Materials with Jacob Hunt - May

    Comics: Methods & Materials with Jacob Hunt - May

    $85.00

    During this May Comics workshop with Jacob Hunt you will learn the theories and practices of comic writers and illustrators. Learn More
  12. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - April - Evening

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - April - Evening

    $140.00

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

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - February - Day

    $140.00

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

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - April - Day

    $140.00

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

    Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - February - Evening

    $140.00

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

    Copperplate Calligraphy Weekend with Anne Elser - February

    $160.00

    Out of stock

    This is an introductory look at Copperplate, an elegant and elastic hand frequently used for formal invitations, documents and bridal events. Learn More
  17. Textured Photography with John Gronwall

    Textured Photography with John Gronwall

    $120.00

    During this workshop, I will be demonstrating and students will participate in combining digital photography prints, Golden Gel Mediums, and Golden Digital Grounds to create one-of-a-kind photo artwork prints. Learn More
  18. Poetic Pen with Heather Held

    Poetic Pen with Heather Held

    $120.00

    Italian Hand is an elegant mercantile script that reaches back to the first decade of the1600’s and was prominently used until the mid 1860’s. Learn More
  19. Extensive Texture in Encaustic – Encaustic Painting Workshop with Kim McGill Stuart

    Extensive Texture in Encaustic – Encaustic Painting Workshop with Kim McGill Stuart

    $195.00

    This extensive exploration in encaustic painting will focus on creating tantalizing texture with pigmented wax. Create encaustic pieces that emulate textures from coral reefs, ribboned and ridged edges, and deep colorful crevasses. Learn More
  20. PAPER PAINTINGS WITH ELIZABETH ST. HILAIRE

    PAPER PAINTINGS WITH ELIZABETH ST. HILAIRE

    $375.00

    In this intensive workshop, students are taught a unique figurative collage technique. Students will work from a photographic reference while exploring drawing, composition, proportion, value, color and collage application. Emphasis will be on developing form using light and shadow, just like in traditional painting techniques. No prior collage experience is necessary. Some painting and drawing experience would be helpful, but not imperative. Learn More
  21. “Masterpiece-Up” Your Photographs - Beginner to Advanced Photo-Encaustic Painting with Penny Treese

    “Masterpiece-Up” Your Photographs - Beginner to Advanced Photo-Encaustic Painting with Penny Treese

    $190.00

    Learn several of Penny's unique techniques and secrets in manipulating images to create photo-encaustic paintings. Enhance your photographs by distressing with water, wine, found objects, steel wool, natural pigments and more. Learn More
  22. A Private Session with Heather Held- A

    A Private Session with Heather Held- A

    $45.00

    Heather will offer a rare opportunity for a special private session of intensive study in either Spencerian Script, English Roundhand, Italian Hand, or offhand flourishing. These sessions are intentionally limited to up to three students to allow maximum attention from the instructor and creative outpouring from the student. Learn More
  23. A Private Session with Heather Held- B

    A Private Session with Heather Held- B

    $45.00

    Heather will offer a rare opportunity for a special private session of intensive study in either Spencerian Script, English Roundhand, Italian Hand, or offhand flourishing. These sessions are intentionally limited to up to three students to allow maximum attention from the instructor and creative outpouring from the student. Learn More
  24. A Private Session with Heather Held- C

    A Private Session with Heather Held- C

    $45.00

    Heather will offer a rare opportunity for a special private session of intensive study in either Spencerian Script, English Roundhand, Italian Hand, or offhand flourishing. These sessions are intentionally limited to up to three students to allow maximum attention from the instructor and creative outpouring from the student. Learn More
  25. A Private Session with Heather Held- D

    A Private Session with Heather Held- D

    $45.00

    Heather will offer a rare opportunity for a special private session of intensive study in either Spencerian Script, English Roundhand, Italian Hand, or offhand flourishing. These sessions are intentionally limited to up to three students to allow maximum attention from the instructor and creative outpouring from the student. Learn More
  26. Drawing Fundamentals with Kevin Rucker- March

    Drawing Fundamentals with Kevin Rucker- March

    $40.00

    Consider this course basic training for the sketch artist. Whether your goal is to sketch a schematic for a row of cabinets or paint your masterpiece, it all begins with the sketch. You’ll learn the basics, from drawing straight lines and perfect circles using everyday objects to creating two and three point perspective drawings. Learn More
  27. Think Like an Artist - Watercolor Secrets Revealed with Tom Lynch

    Think Like an Artist - Watercolor Secrets Revealed with Tom Lynch

    $95.00

    Out of stock

    A fun unique class for all levels that presents a way for you to translate what you see and to understand the creative process. This class will forever change how you “think like an artist” and understand color, brush strokes, design and the all important “artistic” look that Tom’s paintings project. There is a lot more than apples and oranges in this class. All art supplies provided (a palette, paints, paper, and brushes). Learn More
  28. Painting Skies, Clouds, and Sunsets - Watercolor Secrets Revealed with Tom Lynch

    Painting Skies, Clouds, and Sunsets - Watercolor Secrets Revealed with Tom Lynch

    $95.00

    This class will change forever how you paint skies. No longer will the sky be an “add on” to the landscape, they will become your featured specialty. Work side by side with a master of watercolor, as you paint several different skies from sunrise to sunset. All art supplies provided (a palette, paints, paper, and brushes). Learn More
  29. Creating a “WOW” in Watercolor - Watercolor Secrets Revealed with Tom Lynch

    Creating a “WOW” in Watercolor - Watercolor Secrets Revealed with Tom Lynch

    $249.00

    If your watercolor paintings need more excitement or drama, then this class is for you. Spend two days with a master painter learning the secrets of exaggerating color, contrast, sunlight and shadow. The morning demonstration showcases all the ways to translate an ordinary painting into an award winning “work of art”! Bring all your materials, photo references, and Tom will assist you in creating a more dramatic and creative interpretation with lots of individual assistance. Learn More
  30. Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser - March 2016

    Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser - March 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
  31. Abstraction and Cold Wax Techniques with Cindy Walton

    Abstraction and Cold Wax Techniques with Cindy Walton

    $275.00

    Please join us in exploring the diversity of cold-wax medium used with oil paint, pigment sticks and powdered pigments. Learn More
  32. Cursive Crush with Anne Elser -April

    Cursive Crush with Anne Elser -April

    $160.00

    Celebrate National Handwriting Day by re-learning Cursive Handwriting with Anne Elser at Binders in Buckhead! Learn More
  33. SALVAGE TECHNIQUES FOR DISCARDED PAINTINGS! Demo with Tom Lynch

    SALVAGE TECHNIQUES FOR DISCARDED PAINTINGS! Demo with Tom Lynch

    $0.00

    Sit back and let Tom show you how to add a few finishing touches ... or a complete makeover to randomly selected paintings. You will come away from this demo with a new understanding of how watercolor paintings can be corrected. Learn the five most common errors in painting, and see how to correct them. Bring two finished watercolor paintings that you are not happy with, that Tom can select from. Don't forget to bring your camera to record the “before” and “after”. Following this presentation you will never throw away a painting again! Learn More
  34. Modern Master Copy with Carolyn Rose Milner- February

    Modern Master Copy with Carolyn Rose Milner- February

    $140.00

    The best way to learn any art is to copy from those in the past that have already mastered techniques. Learn More
  35. Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser- July

    Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser- July

    $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
  36. Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser- May

    Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser- May

    $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
  37. Calligraphy 3 with Anne Elser- November 2016

    Calligraphy 3 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
  38. Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas - Wednesdays in February 2016

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas - Wednesdays in February 2016

    $235.00

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas is an art class that everyone will enjoy! Learn More
  39. Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas - March 2016

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas - March 2016

    $235.00

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas is an art class that everyone will enjoy! Learn More
  40. Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas - Thursdays in February 2016

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas - Thursdays in February 2016

    $235.00

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas is an art class that everyone will enjoy! Learn More
  41. Calligraphy Four: Alternative Applications & Beyond with Anne Elser- May 2016

    Calligraphy Four: Alternative Applications & Beyond with Anne Elser- May 2016

    $160.00

    Calligraphy Four was created for those who want to apply the layout and lettering skills learned in Calligraphy Three: Advanced onto alternative surfaces and textures with a variety of tools and mediums. Learn More
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Copperplate Calligraphy Weekend with Anne Elser - October

    Copperplate Calligraphy Weekend with Anne Elser - October

    $160.00

    This is an introductory look at Copperplate, an elegant and elastic hand frequently used for formal invitations, documents and bridal events. Learn More
  45. Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser - July 2016

    Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser - July 2016

    $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. This class takes place in July at our Ponce City Market Location Learn More

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