OGS Virtual Classroom

As we work together to slow down the spread of Covid-19, by sheltering in place and social distancing, OGS has transitioned it's education program to a virtual creative space.

 

During times of crisis and grief, art is always a tremendous gift that can raise our spirits, give color to our feelings and allow us moments of peace and grace. During these uncertain times, we invite you to register for one of our educational opportunities as an honorary OGS Supporting Member. So please feel free to click on the membership level price at check-out to get your discount.

 On-line private lessons and tutorials with Denese Sanders & Paul Richmond

Desert Spring | The Well Within

Instructor: Denese Sanders

Tuesdays  9:00 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.

 

6 week class: $180 / $170 *members (June 16 – July 21)

 (Covid19 financial hardship discount available at check out)

 

During the compounding national crisis in which we live, we are resurrecting this meaningful class to fulfill the need to make visible our voices through art. The class is designed to bring your visual art practice into focus while gaining insight and energy through a collective interaction during this stressful time of separation and activism. Intended for women of any creative persuasion, this course will merge the practical, spiritual and technical aspects of making art part of your daily practice. Together we will address various issues inherent with the creative process from idea generation and finding inspiration to setting up a functional, sacred workspace. Students will work on their own projects in any medium from painting or drawing, to book arts, printmaking and mixed media. Our supportive classroom community via the zoom platform will offer both one-on-one mentorship and group interaction including hands-on demos, interactive critique, and slide-shows.

When we sink both hands into the sand with empowered intention, might we find our well within? – Denese Sanders

Drawing, Painting, Creating |Mondays, 6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Paul Richmond

Monthly Fee: $130 / $124* 

On-line classes until further notice 

June: 8, 15, 22, 29

July: 6, 13, 20, 27

August: 3, 10, 17, 24, (no class on 31)

* Want to check it out? One Class Trial Session: Click Here

Join artist Paul Richmond for a personalized drawing and painting class online. Paul's energetic and encouraging energy is inspiring as is the connection with other like-minded creative people in our community. You can set up your work area in the comfort of your home and connect to the virtual classroom via your smartphone, computer or ipad.

Participants can work in any 2D medium - graphite drawing, colored pencil, watercolor, acrylic or oil paint, and more. This class is for everyone - from beginners to experienced artists - with an emphasis on the creative process. Students will work independently on projects of their choosing with feedback from the instructor in a relaxed, group setting using the online platform Zoom. Whether you are looking to explore a creative outlet for the first time, hone your skills, or find a community that shares your artistic interests, join this interactive, creative community! 

Any materials you wish to use are welcome. Suggested supply list can be provided by instructor. 

Summer 2020 Special: $325

Contact Open Ground Studios

1230 Fremont Blvd. Seaside, CA 93955

831.204.8578 | Email Us

Gallery Hours During Exhibits

Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00 - 4:00

and by appointment 

 

Thank you!

Open Ground Studios' programs and facilities would not be possible without the on-going, generous support of our community, volunteers, members and artists.

Additional support is provided by the Arts Council for Monterey County and our Fiscal Sponsor, Fractured Atlas. Thank you!!

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