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Studio visits are also available by appointment throughout the year. Contact individual artists for details.
Come to our 12th annual 'Art Along the Creek' art show and sale in November 2018. 

Here is our schedule:

Opening Reception
November 9, 2018 (Friday) 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Show and Sale
November 10 & 11, 2018 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
November 17 & 18, 2018 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Art Along the Creek
Show and Sale

Ellen Cooper
Painting the Portrait
5-day Intensive Workshop 
at Heron Crest Studios July 15-20, 2018

Description of workshop:  This workshop is designed to provide a solid foundation in the process of painting a portrait from the model from start to finish. Topics covered are the tonal study/grisaille, accuracy of proportions and drawing, achieving a likeness and facial expression, creating form and dimension in the light, improving observational skills to see color and value relationships. We will also address the pose, lighting, background and composition. Demos will include how to organize and use the palette of colors and how to mix luminous flesh tones.
Five days of 6 hours per day painting from two models, one model and one pose for the morning session, second model and one pose for the afternoon session. Demo, time for discussion and question and answer. One-on-one feedback at your easel.

There is no wheelchair access at this facility – no elevator or lift.
Dates: July 15-20, 2018 
Hours: Sunday evening demo 6:30-9:30 PM
    Monday – Friday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM with 1-hour lunch     between morning and afternoon painting sessions 
Open to: 9 students on a first come-first served basis

All levels welcome: for a more satisfying workshop experience, drawing experience is highly recommended. Some experience with oils is useful. Please contact instructor if you plan to work in a medium other than oil.

For more Information contact:
Ellen Cooper
Rockdale Arts District Open House
Saturday, April 28, 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Heron Crest Studios is a co-sponsor of the Rockdale Arts District Open House on Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Come see these artists at Heron Studios & Heron Crest Studios:
  • Lorri Primavera - jeweler
  • Elizabeth Breakell - oil painter
  • Jennie Adams - infinity scarves & jewelry
  • Cole Grey - acrylic painter
  • Christine Sirko - ceramicist
  • Heidi Hammel - hats & mittens from reclaimed wool sweaters
  • Pat Scarano - oil & watercolor painter
  • Jared Loss of Rockdale Music - acoustic music
  • Kim Fink from Sage Farmhouse and Makin' Music
  • Aston Historical Society

Hope you can join us!