​​​​Abstract Painting Workshop

(age 18+) 

Create your own self-expression through learning to intuitively paint non-representational abstract art. With a few simple guidelines, a variety of mark-making techniques, and experimenting with color blending you can create bold and colorful works unique to you. Class supplies include acrylic paints, water soluble pastels, texture medium, brushes, wide pallet knives, and stretched canvas. Participants will leave with a completed 16” x 20” piece.​
Duration: 4.5 Hour Workshop
Level:Beginning/ Intermediate 

Date: TBD

Time: TBD
Cost per student:$250.00

To register for this class via Pay Pal  click on the register tab above or call 919.500.1744

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​​​Learn to Paint Landscape, Plein Air Workshop   

(age 18+)
This course will teach you the basics of acrylic painting while outdoors in a natural setting. Have you ever wondered how to set the stage for a season, time of day, or feeling of cool or warmth in a painting? Instructor Catherine Griffin will guide you through the basics of composition, color mixing, and how to achieve light and shadow within your painting.

Duration: 2 three hr workshops, 9:00am-12:00pm

Level: Beginning-Intermediate

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Cost Per Student: $150.00

​Supply list will be given upon registration.
To register for this class via Pay Pal  click on the register tab above or call 919.500.1744

 



 

Ceramic Wall Art

Wheel Thrown Ceramics-private instruction

Hand Built Ceramic Forms

Large Ceramic Platters

 
Workshops available for our corporate and community partners. Contact the Blue Monarch Art Center for more information.

Mono-Type Printing Workshop
(age 18+)
This liberating medium combines painting and printmaking techniques. This workshop will be an in-depth exploration of monotype printmaking with acrylic paints, water-based Akua monotype inks, water color paper, and card stock. Monotype is a fun and immediate process that combines painting and printmaking techniques. We will be layering and removing color, using brayers and paintbrushes to create rich and exciting prints! This is a beginning and intermediate level workshop. 
Duration: 4 Hours
Level: Beginning-Intermediate
Class Date:
TBD

Time: TBD
Cost Per Student: 
$165.00

​​Supply list will be given upon registration.
To register for this class via Pay Pal  click on the register tab above or call 919.500.1744


Landscape Painting with Acrylics (age 18+)

Learn the exciting world of acrylic landscape painting while relaxing in a nurturing atmosphere as you embark on a journey of self-expression. Strengthen your inner-artist through the techniques of composition, perspective, color harmony, and texture. Rich pigmented acrylic paints, and water-soluble pastels will be applied to a 16” x 20” stretched canvas. Workshop participants will leave with a completed piece.  

Duration: 3.5 Hours

Level: Beginning-Intermediate
Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Cost Per Student: $125.00
(Under age 18 at discretion of instructor)​

To register for this class via Pay Pal  click on the register tab above or call 919.500.1744


Mono-Silk Screen Print Workshop - NEW!

(age 18+)
Have fun with creative experimentation as you discover a new world of image making! Artist/Instructor Catherine Zarrillo has expanded upon this exciting new process. The emphasis of this course is not only on the physical methods of the mediums but also the ability to produce multiples or limited-edition prints. The experimental and visual possibilities that both printmaking and painterly effect has to offer allows participants to develop their intellectual, creative and critical abilities through a variety of processes. Silk screen frame, squeeze, paintbrushes, chalk, water-soluble inks, paints, and pastels will be used. 
Duration: 5 hours9:00am-5:00pm, 

lunch 12:00-1:00
Level: Beginning-Intermediate
Class Date:
TBD

Time: TBD
Cost Per Student: 
$250.00

​​Supply list will be given upon registration.
To register for this class via Pay Pal  click on the register tab above or call 919.500.1744

Adult Programs

Upcoming Ceramic Workshops Will Be Posted February 1, And Will Include:

Mono-Print Workshop
(age 18+)
Mono-printing is an exciting and colorful way of creating vibrant works of art.  A monoprint is a print that can only be printed once in its original state, unlike other forms of printmaking. In this workshop students learn to create cut paper stencils to create imageson paper. Acrylics and water-soluble inks are then used to apply layers of color to the stencils and gelli plate. A new world of image making will open up through creative process and one’s own interests. 
Duration: 3.5 Hours
Level: Beginning-Intermediate
Class Date:
TBD

Time: TBD
Cost Per Student: 
$165.00

​​Supply list will be given upon registration.
To register for this class via Pay Pal  click on the register tab above or call 919.500.1744

​​​​Blue Monarch Art Center