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 Impressionism with Colley Whisson

    Modern Impressionism with Colley Whisson

    $475.00

    Out of stock

    In this four day workshop, internationally known artist, Colley Whisson, will be traveling from Australia to share his Impressionist painting techniques. Learn More
  2. Abstraction and Cold Wax Techniques with Cindy Walton

    Abstraction and Cold Wax Techniques with Cindy Walton

    $275.00

    Out of stock

    Please join us in exploring the diversity of cold-wax medium used with oil paint, pigment sticks and powdered pigments. Cold-wax medium is wonderful for oil painters to experiment with, using non-traditional tools to achieve texture and finishes similar to encaustic but without the caustic fumes and heat. Learn More
  3. Advanced Calligraphy Workshop with Anne Elser

    Advanced Calligraphy Workshop with Anne Elser

    $160.00

    Calligraphy 3 is an advanced beginner calligraphy workshop designed for those who have taken Calligraphy 2 & 3 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
  4. Calligraphy Four: Alternative Applications & Beyond with Anne Elser

    Calligraphy Four: Alternative Applications & Beyond with Anne Elser

    $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
  5. Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser

    Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser

    $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
  6. Experimental Painting with Carolyn Rose Milner

    Experimental Painting with Carolyn Rose Milner

    $140.00

    Experimental Painting is a wonderful way to show the artist the benefit of opening the door to a less rigid and more fluid way to painting. Learn More
  7. Modern Master Copy with Carolyn Rose Milner

    Modern Master Copy with Carolyn Rose Milner

    $140.00

    The best way to learn any art is to copy from those in the past that have already mastered techniques. Learn More
  8. Painting, Drawing and Seeing: Awakening the Vision within You with Mark Stephenson

    Painting, Drawing and Seeing: Awakening the Vision within You with Mark Stephenson

    $120.00

    This class is designed to help you develop your aesthetic sensibilities, visual thought and internal requirements of painting and drawing by understanding the basic principles of pictorial structure - composition, design and color - along with the materials of oil painting, all of which combine to help you realize your personal expression. Learn More
  9. Demo: Awakening the Vision within You with Mark Stephenson

    Demo: Awakening the Vision within You with Mark Stephenson

    $5.00

    This demo is a glimpse into Mark’s Painting, Drawing and Seeing workshop. Learn More
  10. Modern Master Copy with Carolyn Rose Milner - March

    Modern Master Copy with Carolyn Rose Milner - March

    $160.00

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

    Experimental Painting with Carolyn Rose Milner - January 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
  12. Italic Calligraphy Weekend with Anne Elser - PCM

    Italic Calligraphy Weekend with Anne Elser - PCM

    $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
  13. Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser - PCM

    Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser - PCM

    $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
  14. 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. Learn More
  15. Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser - Fall

    Copperplate Calligraphy with Anne Elser - Fall

    $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
  16. 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
  17. Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas

    $235.00

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

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas - October

    $235.00

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

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas - January

    $235.00

    Painting for All Levels with Donna Thomas is an art class that everyone will enjoy! Learn More
  20. 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
  21. Comics: Methods & Materials with Jacob Hunt - November

    Comics: Methods & Materials with Jacob Hunt - November

    $85.00

    During this November Comics workshop with Jacob Hunt you will learn the theories and practices of comic writers and illustrators. Learn More
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - September- Evening

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

    $140.00

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

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

    $140.00

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

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

    $140.00

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

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

    $140.00

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

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

    $140.00

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

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

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language. Learn More
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. Advanced Calligraphy with Anne Elser- January

    Advanced Calligraphy with Anne Elser- January

    $160.00

    Calligraphy 3 is an advanced beginner calligraphy workshop designed for those who have taken Calligraphy 2 & 3 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
  35. Copperplate Calligraphy Weekend with Anne Elser - February

    Copperplate Calligraphy Weekend with Anne Elser - February

    $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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. ITALIC: A Method of Study for Students and Teachers with Peter Thornton

    ITALIC: A Method of Study for Students and Teachers with Peter Thornton

    $15.00

    This talk and practical demonstration on Italic, and its many variations, is aimed at the beginning teacher and student. It will show in a logical and simplified manner an approach that yields both a sound FORM and a flexibility to produce very many flavors to better express the texts and the scribe’s intent, be it formal or fluid. Learn More
  39. RULING PEN MEETS DELICATE CAPITALS WITH PETER THORNTON

    RULING PEN MEETS DELICATE CAPITALS WITH PETER THORNTON

    $275.00

    Writing is meant to be read. Calligraphy is meant to be looked at, and felt... Learn More
  40. Intro to Encaustic Painting Workshop with Kim McGill Stuart

    Intro to Encaustic Painting Workshop with Kim McGill Stuart

    $190.00

    The foundations of encaustic painting will be taught. Overview of how to set-up a studio, equipment need, wood substrates, materials, and resources. We will cover health and safety issues while using various techniques during encaustic painting. Learn More
  41. 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
  42. Intro to Photo – Encaustic Painting Workshop

    Intro to Photo – Encaustic Painting Workshop

    $190.00

    Take your art to new dimensions by learning to combine the ancient art of encaustics with modern photography and printing techniques. Participants will learn how to integrate a photographic image with encaustic through techniques such as layering, painting, and by making the original imagery translucent. Learn More

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