Thursday November 29, 2012

Life Drawing Intensive

When: Sunday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: River Gallery School, Main Street, Brattleboro. Instructor: Jason Alden. Cost: $75. Contact: 802-257-1577. Of note: Working from a model, students will be encouraged to work in open-minded ways on all areas of drawing.

Art as Meditation:

An Introduction to Zentangle

When: Sunday, Dec. 2, 3 to 5 p.m. Where: Equilibrium, 14 Elm St., Brattleboro. Cost: $40, $35 if paid by Nov. 30. Contact: 802-490-2359. Of note: Easy-to-learn relaxing art method.

Mixed Media Printmaking

When: Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and Jan. 9, 16 and 23, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; or Thursdays, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Where: River Gallery School, Main Street, Brattleboro. Instructor: Kim Hartman Colligan. Cost: $175. Contact: 802-257-1577. Of note: Explore and create unique monotypes and relief printmaking using Akua non-toxic inks and R&F pigment sticks. Participants will work back into their prints using various media.

From Flower to Fruit to Seed

When: Thursdays, Dec. 6, 13 and 20, and Jan. 3, 10, and 17, 1 to 3 p.m. Where: River Gallery School, Main Street, Brattleboro. Instructor: Lynn Hoeft. Cost: $165. Contact: 802-257-1577. Of note: Learn how to use watercolor to render beautiful realistic botanical forms. Emphasizing observational skills, design and composition and technique. Some experience is helpful.