Art School

About The Art School at BINDERS

About The Art School at BINDERS

We offer a variety of art classes for all skill levels and we're located, within BINDERS Art Supplies and Frames® at Piedmont Peachtree Crossing | 3330 Piedmont Road Suite 18 | Atlanta, GA 30305. For more information please contact our Education Director, Jacob Gunter at 404.237.6331 ext. 203 or jacob@bindersart.com. Please call 704.442.2608 for more information on the workshops, classes and demos in our Charlotte store.

For Instructors: please download both the instructor application and check list.

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. 

Frequent Student Benefits
As a thank you for supporting our educational programs, you will earn a 25% discount on your 6th class or workshop after attending 5 classes/workshops/lectures or free demos. For details or to get your tally, contact the Education Office. 

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 Jacob@Bindersart.com

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  1. Loose and Colorful Plein Air with Mike Rooney - May

    Loose and Colorful Plein Air with Mike Rooney - May

    $275.00

    Learn the how-to's of painting loose and colorfully outside! Learn More
  2. Watercolor for Beginners with Barry Sholder - May

    Watercolor for Beginners with Barry Sholder - May

    $120.00

    This class is designed for people that are new to watercolors or just haven’t had success in the past. Learn More
  3. 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. Learn More
  4. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - April - Evening Class

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

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language. Primarily an oil painting class, the goal is to equip you with the skills necessary to fulfill your artistic vision. Learn More
  5. Painting-Design Technique with Charles Y. Walls - April - Day Class

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

    $140.00

    This on-going, challenging course will expose you to principles of design and visual language. Primarily an oil painting class, the goal is to equip you with the skills necessary to fulfill your artistic vision. Learn More
  6. Calligraphy Four: Alternative Applications & Beyond with Anne Elser - PCM

    Calligraphy Four: Alternative Applications & Beyond with Anne Elser - PCM

    $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
  7. 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
  8. Artistic Genealogy: Charting Your Creative Journey with Leisa Rich - PCM

    Artistic Genealogy: Charting Your Creative Journey with Leisa Rich - PCM

    $120.00

    What makes an artist? Where does your unique voice come from? How does your creative work connect with viewers? Do past experiences hold clues to a richer creative future? Join Atlanta artist and educator Leisa Rich for a comprehensive and transformational workshop. Learn More
  9. Judge a Book by its Cover! An Artist Bookmaking Experience with Leisa Rich - PCM

    Judge a Book by its Cover! An Artist Bookmaking Experience with Leisa Rich - PCM

    $120.00

    If you were a book, what would you tell readers about YOU? The focus during this artist book workshop will be on bringing to fruition a unique book that is a visual conduit for the creator’s personality and inspirations. Learn More
  10. Technique Mixte with Paul LaJeunesse - PCM

    Technique Mixte with Paul LaJeunesse - PCM

    $250.00

    This 3-day workshop will teach the process of the technique mixte by explaining materials, then creating a painting by making a resolved underdrawing, a monochrome painting, and finally using oil glazes to resolve color. Learn More
  11. Cursive Crush with Anne Elser

    Cursive Crush with Anne Elser

    $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
  12. Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser

    Italic Calligraphy with Anne Elser

    $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. Creating Comics with Jacob Hunt

    Creating Comics with Jacob Hunt

    $130.00

    Comics are an exciting medium for storytelling and self-expression. Learn More
  14. Porcelain Polish with Jessica Locklar

    Porcelain Polish with Jessica Locklar

    $75.00

    By using Sculpey and various other low maintenance products, you can mimic the look of porcelain. Learn More
  15. 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. 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
  16. 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
  17. Abstract Painting: Beyond the Basics with Barry Sholder

    Abstract Painting: Beyond the Basics with Barry Sholder

    $120.00

    This is the class you have been waiting for- no bad painting… everyone is successful. If you are one of those folks afraid to make a mistake while painting, or who says, “I have no talent”, then this class is for you! Learn More
  18. Engrosser's Script with Barbara Calzolari

    Engrosser's Script with Barbara Calzolari

    $210.00

    Italian designer and calligrapher, Barbara Calzolari, will present Engrosser’s Script to her Atlanta audience… an all new opportunity to delve into how simple lines become beautiful letters. Learn More
  19. Obsession: A Private Session with Barbara Calzolari

    Obsession: A Private Session with Barbara Calzolari

    $45.00

    On the Friday before, Barbara will offer a rare opportunity for a special private session of intensive calligraphy. Learn More
  20. Obsession: A Private Session with Barbara Calzolari

    Obsession: A Private Session with Barbara Calzolari

    $45.00

    On the Friday before, Barbara will offer a rare opportunity for a special private session of intensive calligraphy. Learn More
  21. Obsession: A Private Session with Barbara Calzolari

    Obsession: A Private Session with Barbara Calzolari

    $45.00

    On the Friday before, Barbara will offer a rare opportunity for a special private session of intensive calligraphy. Learn More
  22. Obsession: A Private Session with Barbara Calzolari

    Obsession: A Private Session with Barbara Calzolari

    $45.00

    On the Friday before, Barbara will offer a rare opportunity for a special private session of intensive calligraphy. Learn More
  23. From Eyes to Hand with Barbara Calzolari

    From Eyes to Hand with Barbara Calzolari

    $15.00

    Friday evening Barbara will present From Eyes to Hand: How to Listen to Yourself through Art. Through personal photos, Barbara will tell her story of a simple, professional life growing up in Italy. Learn More
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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

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