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This Fall Water Street Studios offers one of a kind creative opportunities. Explore clay, drawing or jewelry. Metal sculpture, painting and photography are also available in Batavia. Printmaking and screenprinting classes are available at our new facility, PrintLab, at 117 W. Main Street in St. Charles.


Join us in October for these one of a kind creative opportunities with award winning artists Dianne Martia and Lisa Towers

D MartiaExplorations in Oil & Cold Wax with Dianne Martia

October 10-12th, 9a-3p
Explore the diversity of oil and cold wax to create richly layered abstracted paintings.  Unlike encaustic, the was is used at room temperature without heat.  Using non-traditional tools, combine powdered pigments. oil bars and other media along with the oil paint and wax medium to create depth, line and textured color fields.  Learn through demonstrations, discussion and exploration.  Discover the versatility of this medium through the experimental intuitive nature of this class.  Some experience in painting medium is best.



Autumnal Painting Workshop with Lisa Towers
October 18-19, 10-5pm
Join Lisa in this two day workshop to learn the find points of printing the floral still life.  The workshop will begin with a demonstration then move onto students working in pairs or groups to set up still lives from which to paint.  Students will be encouraged to complete two paintings over the course of the workshops.  Flowers, fruits and seasonal props will be provided.  The workshop will wrap up with a critique.  All skill levels welcome.





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