Adult (ages 16+)

Adult Classes

Learn a new skill or expand your artistic practice with these classes designed to engage both the beginning and seasoned artist. Great opportunity for college-bound high school students looking to add quality work to their art or design admissions portfolios! All classes are for ages 16+, unless otherwise specified.

FOR EDUCATORS: Educators with proper ID can earn renewal credits for all Artspace classes and receive discounts on class pricing. Contact Brittany Carlson, Education and Outreach Manager, for more information.

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2019

Thursdays, January 31 – February 28
10am-1pm

$180 members/$200 non-members
$25 materials fee paid to instructor. Teachers with proper ID get member discount.

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Waterless Lithography is perfect for seasoned printmakers and beginners alike! Drawings will be transformed into original hand printed lithographs using aluminum plates, and water soluble drawing materials such as sharpies, ink washes, and omnichrom pencils. Students will learn this safer printmaking technique through creating their own images and instructor demonstrations. We will experiment with black and white and multi color printing, as well as, chine colle. Finished prints can later be incorporated in other mixed media work or stand on their own! Students should bring ideas/drawings to first class. Plate size will be 5×7 inches.

Susan Soper was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised on Long Island. She graduated from the State University College at Buffalo, NY with a BS degree in Graphic Design and a minor in Art therapy. After graduation she moved to Wyoming where she and her family stayed for the next twenty years. Soper began creating Lithographs in 1988. She furthered her studies by attending The Tamarind Institute of Lithography’s Summer Workshop in New Mexico and traveled to South Dakota to attend Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshops at the University of South Dakota. She specializes in stone and waterless lithography. She relocated to North Carolina in 2003 and in 2006 she was juried into Artspace Artist Association.  She currently works from her Artspace studio 102 in Raleigh’s city market.  Currently she teaches youth and adult printmaking and drawing at Pullen Art Center, Village Art Circle, and Artspace and conducts private printmaking workshops in her Artspace studio. Many of her original hand pulled lithographs have been included in exhibitions in, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, Colorado, and Wyoming.

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Saturdays, February 9 – March 16
11am-1pm

$180 members/$200 non-members
Supply list provided upon registration
Teachers with proper ID get member discount.

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This is an intermediate and advanced drawing class designed for those who already have some basic drawing experience. The first half of the class will be structured with a review of creating proportions, using linear perspective, and drawing with volume. We will touch on figure drawing, animal gesture drawing, botanical sketches, and architectural studies. The second half of the class will be working independently towards a personal masterpiece. Students will be able to choose from multiple options regarding the subject of their personal masterpiece, as well as which materials they prefer to use. Materials used include, charcoal, Conté crayons, graphite, markers, pen and ink, watercolors and colored pencils. Art history will provide inspiration for our regular discussions.

Julie Cardillo received an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the recipient of a Regional Artist Project Grant from the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County. Cardillo has taught printmaking, painting, drawing, sculpture to a range of ages, including at the AP level. Her work was recently exhibited in the 60th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Durham Arts Guild, and she shares, “At the root of my artwork, is an intuitive desire to be more connected nature.”

 

Printmaking with Photo Transfers with Sue Soper

Thursdays, March 14 – April 11
10am-1pm

$180 members/$200 non-members
$25 materials fee paid to instructor. Teachers with proper ID get member discount.

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Learn how to transform your photos into multi colored original lithographs! Using the technique of waterless lithography, photo transfers will be made using your personal photos or copyright free images. Plates will be processed and then printed using an etching press. Students will experiment will a selection of printmaking papers and learn the technique of the multicolored “rainbow roll.” At the end of the class you will have a unique, hand printed edition. Students should bring ideas/drawings to first class. Plate size will be 5×7 inches.

Susan Soper was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised on Long Island. She graduated from the State University College at Buffalo, NY with a BS degree in Graphic Design and a minor in Art therapy. After graduation she moved to Wyoming where she and her family stayed for the next twenty years. Soper began creating Lithographs in 1988. She furthered her studies by attending The Tamarind Institute of Lithography’s Summer Workshop in New Mexico and traveled to South Dakota to attend Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshops at the University of South Dakota. She specializes in stone and waterless lithography. She relocated to North Carolina in 2003 and in 2006 she was juried into Artspace Artist Association.  She currently works from her Artspace studio 102 in Raleigh’s city market.  Currently she teaches youth and adult printmaking and drawing at Pullen Art Center, Village Art Circle, and Artspace and conducts private printmaking workshops in her Artspace studio. Many of her original hand pulled lithographs have been included in exhibitions in, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, Colorado, and Wyoming.

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Saturday, May 18
10am-6pm

$80 members/$100 non-members
$25 materials fee paid to instructor. Teachers with proper ID get member discount.

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Learn the basics of Jigsaw Relief Printmaking! Jigsaw printmaking is a process of relief printmaking in which linoleum blocks are cut up like puzzle pieces. The pieces are individually inked in separate colors and then reassembled and printed. Multi-color prints will be passed through the printing press or printed by hand. Additional textures and patterns can be worked back into the pieces. Students will also create their own pressure printed decorative papers. Bring ideas for 2-3 projects.

Susan Soper was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised on Long Island. She graduated from the State University College at Buffalo, NY with a BS degree in Graphic Design and a minor in Art therapy. After graduation she moved to Wyoming where she and her family stayed for the next twenty years. Soper began creating Lithographs in 1988. She furthered her studies by attending The Tamarind Institute of Lithography’s Summer Workshop in New Mexico and traveled to South Dakota to attend Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshops at the University of South Dakota. She specializes in stone and waterless lithography. She relocated to North Carolina in 2003 and in 2006 she was juried into Artspace Artist Association.  She currently works from her Artspace studio 102 in Raleigh’s city market.  Currently she teaches youth and adult printmaking and drawing at Pullen Art Center, Village Art Circle, and Artspace and conducts private printmaking workshops in her Artspace studio. Many of her original hand pulled lithographs have been included in exhibitions in, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, Colorado, and Wyoming.

 

RECENT CLASSES

Thursdays, October 4 – November 1
6:30-9:30pm

$180 members/$200 non-members
$50 materials fee paid to instructor. Teachers with proper ID get member discount.

A beginner’s screenprinting course covering techniques, tips, and tricks on printing imagery using silk screens, DIY style. This class is designed to equip you with the knowledge needed to continue screen printing fine art prints and posters from your home or studio.

Please note that this class is closed.

Ariana Gershman’s practice as an artist and printmaker allows her to explore her subconscious and connection to nature. She is continually captivated by natural composition and beauty and strives to capture what is often over looked. Light/shadow, reflection, and water are the main image markers of her work.

Multi Media Portraits is closed

Saturday, September 29
11am-5pm

$80 members/$100 non-members
$20 materials fee paid to instructor. Teachers with proper ID get member discount.

Choose a picture of yourself, a family member, child, friend or pet to immortalize in a multi-media portrait.  With a photo transfer process we will transfer your photo onto a canvas to become the center of your multi-media portrait.  To complete the portrait we will use stencils with ink, paint, Sharpie markers, sequins, fabric and fancy papers collaged or sewn onto the canvas(in 2 and 3-dimensional forms) and more fun and fantastic techniques.  You will leave class with a multi-media portrait worthy of being hung in any family gallery.  No experience is necessary, just a willingness to have fun!