The Morean Arts Center offers an ever-changing selection of workshops ranging in length from 30 minutes to several days.
Check back often for new additions!
If you have an idea for a workshop and 5 or more people who are ready to participate, let us know!
Questions? Call 727-822-7872 and ask for the Education Department.
Move your flower pictures beyond records of successful blooms to impressions of color, form and light, using a variety of creative techniques with both cameras and software. Discover what happens with extremely shallow focus, intentional motion blur, and multiple exposures. Explore light by working with light boxes and windows in a simple studio set-up. Challenge yourself at a local botanical garden. Learn ways to take your photographs to a different level of expression with this class.
THE INTERACTION OF COLOR with Laura Militzer Bryant
A four-day workshop based on the teachings of Josef Albers
Beginning with the powerful understanding that color is a constantly changing, tricky devil, this class progresses through a variety of exercises that explore and illuminate color, training our eyes to see more perceptively as we work. Artists of any type are welcome, with no skills necessary. The enhanced perception gained is applicable across all artistic media. I promise you will never see color in the same way!
Monday-Thursday, December 10-13, 2018
$350 Members / $400 NonMembers
The Morean Center for Clay anagama kiln was built in 2002 under the tutelage of Don Reitz. Join us as we spend three days loading about 1.000 pots into this 500 cubic foot wood kiln and another 4-5 days firing around the clock. Participants will be learning how to fire this unique kiln with the nation's top wood fire artists; John Balistreri, Chris Gustin, and Matt Long. Every participant is encouraged to bring as much high fire bisqueware as they can bring to have fired in the anagama kiln. Participants should bring a wide variety of shapes and sizes of bisqueware. All participants will take part in loading, firing and unloading the anagama. Space is limited, so be sure to register early and also receive our early bird special!
This action packed hands on workshop with Tracy Gamble will focus on proper application of AMACO’s latest cone 5/6 - glaze products. BRING BISQUE FIRED POTS! Small pot test creations to experiment on with the latest products by AMACO (American Art Clay Company, Inc.) cone 5/6 glazes. Tracy is delighted to share tips and techniques for applying, combining, accenting and testing with these glazes. Glazes will be provided by AMACO. The plan is to fire our tests and experiments in the kilns, on site, each week. Bring your favorite sketch book, glaze brushes and your sense of adventure!
In addition the final week of the workshop we will be joined by David Gamble! David will share is wealth of knowledge about SKUTT kilns. In addition, David will also provide you with the insight of making your own brushes! That's right we will also be making brushes for this workshop. Making your own brush leaves a truly unique mark on a pot, get ready to make yours. Space is limited so be sure to get your spot for this wonderful workshop.
Come join nationally recognized artists Andrea Gill, John Gill, Kevin Snipes, Matt Wedel, Brenda Quinn, Lydia Johnson and Ben Carter in sunny St. Petersburg Florida at the Morean Center for Clay, as they demonstrate their approaches to designing a well thought out pottery surface. This workshop will cover all firing ranges and surface approaches, including but not limited to; glazing, slips, underglaze, decals, sgraffito, mishima and much more. This will be THE workshop of the year and you won’t want to miss it.
Once filled with gold and silver miners and hundreds of people harvesting borax, Death Valley is diverse and historical with dozens of spectacular places to photograph. Students will attend a pre-trip class to prepare for this adventure and a post-trip class to critique images. While there, Reynolds will share her expertise in documenting this unique landscape and students will have 2 critique sessions onsite.
ONE-2-ONE: PRIVATE HOURLY PHOTO TUTORING
The photography Department at the Morean Arts Center offers one-to-one tutoring on many topics related to photography and your camera. New camera? Software issues? Can’t take a class but want some help learning? Going on a big trip? We can help you get ready!
Available for both Digital Cameras and Darkroom Photography!
Beth Reynolds, Director of Photography will work with you at your speed and with your needs in mind.
Sessions are a 1-hour minimum @ $50/hour. 24hr cancellation notice required.
Call Beth Reynolds, 727-822-7872, X 2133 to book your private session.