Weekend Workshops


Fiber Arts

Felt, Paint, and Print

Instructor: September Krueger

Make yourself a wet felted scarf to wear this season. Start with fine, white merino fibers and end with a painted scarf. For painting and printing we use thickened dyes which feel a bit like well mannered watercolors!

Adult: All Levels - 2019-1-WS4
Jan. 19, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & Jan. 20, Sun., 12:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $110; Non-member: $135
+ $30 material fee

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Drawing

Beginner Digital Art with ipad or ipad Pro

Instructor: David Clemen

An experiential introduction to the capabilities of using an ipad or ipad pro to create colors, shapes, and pattern, as well as learning to drawing more realistic images. High School students are encouraged to enroll.

Adult: Beginning - 2019-1-WS5
Jan. 26, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (1 day workshop) Studio 1
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Jan. 22); Non-member: $85 ($100 after Jan. 22)

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Sculpture

Discovering Calders Mobiles

Instructor: Michael Van Hout

Students are introduced to the complex designs of Alexander Calder's mobiles, working in copper, sheet metal, and wire. Complete as many as two ready to hang mobiles.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-1-WS6
Jan. 26, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & Jan. 27, Sun., 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. (2 day Pancoe
CAM member: $110 ($125 after Jan. 22); Non-member: $135 ($150 after Jan. 22)
+ $20 material fee

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Fiber Arts

Book of Water

Instructor: Catherine Cross

A day for a gathering to learn about and share stories, environmental concerns, or just quietly create a book or mixed media piece about water. Building background for embellishing the dyed paper with naturally made pigments from dirt, leaves, petals and more along with watercolors. Learn to incorporate mixed media, stitches, binding, or leave as is.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-2-WS1
Mar. 2, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (1 day workshop) Pancoe
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Feb. 26); Non-member: $85 ($100 after Feb. 26)
+ $20 material fee

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Fiber Arts

Winter Weave

Instructor: Catherine Cross

Expect to have a tactile experience with textures, naturally dyed threads, yarn, reed, shells, recyclables, roving and embellishments from nature. Bring the outdoors in this winter as you learn weaving terms and techniques for small piece works. Learn to better understand materials' use and the connection with environmental best practices. Learn how and where to connect and source from nature, farmers and artisans whose art form aligns with weaving and fiber arts. Design, composition, color, and tool use are covered to assist participants with a wall hanging, phone or book cover, wallet, or small bag with a shoulder strap. Learn ways to make your own toggle or button, work with add ons, divide, go large and apply fringe as well as ways to create your own handmade looms for pillows, rugs and more. A small dye buffet will be in place to provide hands on learning. Plenty of instructor dyed materials are included as well.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-1-WS7
Feb. 2, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & Feb. 3, Sun., 10:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $120 ($135 after Jan. 29); Non-member: $145 ($160 after Jan. 29)
+ $40 material fee

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Photography

Studio Flash Photography

Instructor: Alan Cradick

This one day workshop familiarizes participants with the basics of photography in a studio. Work with models in one and two light setups. Use of light meters and wireless, optic and wired triggering devices are explained. Bring your DLSR, it must have a flash mount, and see how a photo studio really works

Adult: Intermediate - 2019-1-WS9
Feb. 9, Sat., 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (1 day workshop) Studio 1
CAM member: $40 ($55 after Feb. 5); Non-member: $50 ($65 after Feb. 5)

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Sculpture

Intro to Wire Sculpture

Instructor: Michael Van Hout

Students are introduced to wire sculpture through simple projects, with special attention to learning a variety of joining techniques using a wide range of materials.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-1-WS8
Feb. 9, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & Feb. 10, Sun. 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. (2 day wor Pancoe
CAM member: $110 ($125 after Feb. 5); Non-member: $135 ($150 after Feb. 5)
+ $20 material fee

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Fiber Arts

Botanical Contact Printing

Instructor: Catherine Cross

Paper, fabric, thread, natural dyes, including indigo, and hand tools to learn vocabulary, techniques, and recipes with studio time to explore what you are learning. Note: Watercolor techniques, printmaking, and sewing touches will be shared. North Carolina Botanicals are sourced for this program.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-1-WS10
Feb. 16, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (1 day workshop) Pancoe
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Feb. 12); Non-member: $85 ($100 after Feb. 12)
+ $20 material fee

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Sculpture

Galimotos

Instructor: Michael Van Hout

Galimotos are a toy made from found materials by children in Africa and other countries. They are a push toy with wheels and move by use of a simple crank. Students build and design their own Galimotos using wire and pliers. Some hand strength is required for work with heavier gauge wire.

Adult: Intermediate - 2019-1-WS11
Feb. 23, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & Feb. 24, Sun. 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. (2 day w Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Feb. 19); Non-member: $160 ($175 after Feb. 19)
+ $20 material fee

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Photography

Tell Your Story: Photograph Your Visit to CAM

Instructor: Alan Cradick

Students visit and photograph the exhibitions on view at Cameron Art Museum with the aim of creating a photo story of our visit. Without the aid of flash or tripod, participants create images of "A Time When Art is Everywhere: teamLab" and "Recovery in Flight: The Sculptures of Granger McKoy". On Sunday we meet to share our stories.

Adult: Intermediate - 2019-2-WS2
Mar. 2, Sat., 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. & Mar. 3, Sun., 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (2 day workshop Studio 1
CAM member: $60 ($75 after Feb. 26); Non-member: $75 ($90 after Feb. 26)

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Fiber Arts

Primitive Botanicals: Book of the Garden

Instructor: Catherine Cross

Seed packets, seeds, hand tinted photographs, cuttings, vintage garden magazines and artists of the gardens. Visuals to scaffold connections with flora and fauna that surrounds us. Topics include hand tinting photographs, watercolor, and mixed media. Work with recycled books that have been donated from various sources. Plenty of fun and fibrous materials to use for building your spring gardening plans in your Book of the Garden 2019. Expect to use watercolor, acrylic, wild color natural dyes and rust stains, tea bag and book fabric materials, printmaking supplies, stitch, glue and immerse your thoughts with the joy of a garden.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-2-WS3
Mar. 3, Sun., 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. (1 day workshop) Pancoe
CAM member: $50 ($65 after Feb. 26) ; Non-member: $60 ($75 after Feb. 26)
+ $20 material fee

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Painting

Paint Like the Masters: Georgia O'Keeffe

Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

In conjunction with both CAM's lecture series and the NC Museum of Art O'Keeffe exhibit, let's dive into her history, inspirations and techniques in this addition to the Paint Like the Masters workshop series. Through lecture, instructor demos and plenty of painting exercises, students go home with several O'Keeffe inspired works. Watercolor, acrylic, oil and pastel are welcome and will be addressed in the context of her process and history, all levels welcome! Botanicals, architecture and natural science subjects considered. While we won't be able to travel to New Mexico, we can bring a little New Mexico to our studio, along with the charm of this iconic American artist.

Adult: All Levels - 2019-2-WS4
Mar. 9, Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m & Mar. 10, Sun. 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. (2 day workshop) Pancoe
CAM member: $110 ($125 after Mar. 5); Non-member: $135 ($150 after Mar. 5)

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Fiber Arts

Spring Hats Embellished!

Instructor: Jan Wutkowski

With Azalea Festival, Garden Party, weddings, graduations, and other Spring events just around the corner, come learn a few tricks from your local milliner (hatmaker). Learn what creates a flattering line, balance and style while wearing a hat. You'll be perking up your new hat or perhaps bringing an old favorite some new life! This class concentrate on tying pretty bows, learning to attach veiling, silk flowers and feathers, and styling tips including what hats look best with your face shape. Be the most posh lady in the room in a hat you've embellished yourself!

Adult: All Levels - 2019-2-WS5
Mar. 16, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (1 day workshop) Pancoe
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Mar. 12); Non-member: $85 ($100 after Mar. 12)

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Painting

Oil Painting at Your Own Pace

Instructor: Todd Carignan

Bring in your own painting projects and work under the guidance of an accomplished oil painter. Gentle critiques, suggestions and technical information are what this is all about.

Adult: Intermediate - 2019-2-WS7
Mar. 23, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (1 day workshop) Pancoe
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Mar. 19); Non-member: $85 ($100 after Mar. 19)

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Drawing

Figurative Drawing: Digital Art with ipad and ipad Pro

Instructor: David Clemen

A workshop for students who understand the basics of drawing and using apps in beginner course. Explore more techniques such as animation and work with a live professional model. Finish work completely by learning how to get prints made from artwork created.

Adult: Intermediate - 2019-2-WS6
Mar. 23, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Mar. 19); Non-member: $85 ($100 after Mar. 19)
$20 model fee paid to instructor

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