Drop-In Classes and Workshops at McGuffey!

If your schedule doesn't allow for a longer class, you have lots of options!  Choose one of our amazing workshops or drop in classes instead!  Offered throughout the year, workshops range from one day to two weekends, and drop-in classes are perfect to try something new.  


CLASS: Botanical Pen Illustration workshop

INSTRUCTOR: Lara Call Gastinger  

DESCRIPTION: Learn basic botanical illustration techniques that Lara uses in her nature journals. We will use pens to learn to draw and stipple illustrations of plant specimens. Supplies will be provided.

STUDENTS: adults and mature teens (max 12)

DATES and TIMES: October 19 and November 9, 9-12 am

LOCATION: Starnes classroom

PAYMENT INFORMATION: $65 Pay check to Lara or register on her website.

CONTACT: laragastinger@gmail.com  laracallgastinger.com


CLASS: Encaustic Painting Workshops

INSTRUCTOR: Giselle Gautreau       

DESCRIPTION: Learn the ancient art of encaustic painting. This workshop covers fundamental techniques of encaustic (heated beeswax + damar resin) painting.  Techniques include painting, fusing, transparent and opaque layering, collage, stenciling, carving and image transfers. Participants gain an understanding of the essential tools, recommended supports, and safety concerns unique to encaustic painting. This workshop will have plenty of demonstrations and hands-on experience. Students come away with several completed paintings as well as resources and tips on setting up their own encaustic studio. Workshop fee includes all materials, 6x6” supports, and use of equipment.

STUDENTS: Mature teen to adults.  No prior experience necessary.

DATES and TIMES: Private and Small Group Workshops http://gisellegautreau.com/workshops/

LOCATION: Studio 12A, McGuffey Art Center

PAYMENT INFORMATION: $90-  $125 Payment through personal check or register online

Register here: http://gisellegautreau.com/workshops/

CONTACT: gg@gisellegautreau.com