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National Gallery of Art: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Federal Triangle
6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

Made for museum lovers and skeptics alike, our Un-Highlights tour of the National Gallery of Art will show you a side of the National Gallery you’ve never seen before!  Join our renegade tour guides on a high-energy, two-hour group tour through these historic halls with a “tasting menu” approach as you learn the crazy true stories behind...

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20503

Is your camera smarter than you?  Are you confused by all those weird "Av," "Tv" "S", "A" or "P" choices on the mode dial, causing you to take refuge on "Auto?" Are you only using $100 worth of the features on your $800 camera? Are your photos too blurry, dark, or the wrong color? Or do you just want your pictures to be more interesting and artistic?...

Saturday Sep 22nd, 9:30am

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Encaustics

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Come experience the art of painting with hot wax! This fun workshop is for those who have little familiarity with encaustics and would like an introduction, and for those who have experienced working with the medium, but seek to refine their skills.  Diversity of learning is covered, including the basic materials and techniques, safety issues...

Sunday Sep 30th, 1pm

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Basic Mat Cutting Techniques

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn how to properly measure your art, determine your mat size and begin cutting mats. We will discuss when and why to mat, exploring the materials and equipment and an introduction to mounting your art. All supplies provided.

Sunday Oct 14th, 1pm

Pattern & Construction Basics

at Elaya Vaughn by Kate Pankoke - Capitol Hill
908 Pennsylvania Ave SE Ground level, Ste B, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Basic Pattern Making & Construction is an introductory course. It is perfect for people who are thinking of applying to a design school that requires a portfolio interview or for those who just want to learn more about fashion in general. The course is a total of 16 hours divided into 2 hour classes. Students will be supplied with muslin and paper...

$450

8 sessions

Tuesday Oct 2nd, 6pm

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Soldering Intensive

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

In this workshop you will learn how to solder sterling silver correctly and with confidence. Students will be soldering sterling silver utilizing tension, sweat, and pick methods. Using Oxygen/Propane little torches students will learn the proper way to protect their metal from oxidation. Students will spend the day practicing the various techniques...

Saturday Nov 10th, 9am

Flush Setting

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

In this one-day workshop you will learn how to Flush set faceted stones correctly and with confidence. Students will be setting faceted stones in both brass and sterling silver. Proper tools, layout and finishing will be covered.  All materials are included in the workshop fee. Lunch will be provided. Students should not wear loose clothing...

Sunday Nov 11th, 9am

Advanced Mat Cutting Techniques

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn how to cut double mats, multiple window mats and specialty mats like V-grooves and Raised Top mats for shadow boxing. We will explore best practices on how to choose the best colors of mat and alternate mounting as part of the design. We will also go further into the multitudes of different mounting techniques including best conservation practices....

Sunday Oct 28th, 1pm

Making it All Fit - Comprehensive Framing Techniques

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Let’s learn how to take our newly acquired knowledge of matting and mounting and learn how to actually create a finished framed piece. Alex will show you how Master Framers put it all together so you can create professional-looking framed art at home. We will cover everything from simple fits into ready-made frames as well as fitting canvases and...

Sunday Nov 11th, 1pm

Creative Light Effects in Your Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

In this workshop, you will create your own painting that incorporates a distinct light source. The instructor will guide you through the process of conveying a spectacular light source from either the back of the painting, the side, or both! The painting subject is your choice, but for instructional purposes, a landscape usually works best. All supplies...

Saturday Dec 8th, 2:30pm

Color vs. Value with Gouache: Which Comes First

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Ever wonder why your perfectly planned artwork can have all the right colors, but no real spark? Then it’s time to truly think about the role of value in your art. In this workshop, we will learn about value and how it translates to color by completing a series of exercises that will open your eyes to the importance of value. All supplies provi...

Sunday Nov 18th, 1pm

How to Paint Atmospheric Effects with Watercolors

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

In this workshop, you will learn how to paint different weather conditions such as storms, rain, fog, and snow using watercolors. Learn by hands-on practice under the guidance of the lead teacher of the WMAS. All supplies provided.

Saturday Feb 23rd, 2:30pm

Master Your Digital Camera Controls (DC) Deal

Master Your Digital Camera Controls (DC)

at Digital Photo Academy

This workshop will offer instruction for people who want to learn the ins and outs of their cameras. Improve your skills no matter which camera model you own! Take this Course if you: Just purchased a Digital SLR Camera/Point and shoot camera Want to learn to make simple and creative changes to your pictures using the functions of your camera ...

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Saturday Sep 22nd, 9:30am

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Monuments at Night

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C.
2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037

Washington DC’s National Mall is the showcase of the nation’s capital, home to its most famous and historic monuments. One of the best ways to see it is through the viewfinder of your own tripod-mounted camera at twilight and at night, guided by a professional architectural photographer. After giving an orientation on the basic techniques of nighttime...

Hand Lettering

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

What is “Brush Lettering?” Brush lettering is beautiful hand lettering that looks like calligraphy, but is created with a brush pen rather than a dip pen and ink. Brush pens provide a great way to get started with brush/hand lettering without the messy cleanup of traditional calligraphy.  Heather will teach you how to create beautiful and...

Sunday Nov 25th, 1pm

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