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Art Workshops Coming To Bonnet House This October

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As the fall season approaches and the kids go back to school, this time of year has many feeling nostalgic about their own days in school, and wanting to spend time outside enjoying the cooler, crisper air. Well, here at Bonnet House, we may not literally be able to turn back time, but we can certainly provide opportunities for you to spend time outdoors and learn or improve upon a new skill.

This October, Bonnet House will be hosting two watercolor workshops for both beginner and intermediate skill levels and a Four-week Colored Pencil Drawing Workshop for all levels.

Our Beginning Watercolor Workshop will take place on October 11th,12th, 13th, 2022, and will cover various watercolor techniques and theories. This creative and informative adventure will be led by Barbara DiMartini over the course of the 3-days. To register for this workshop, click here.

Our Intermediate Watercolor Workshop will take place October 18, 19, 20, 2022, and will cover traditional techniques of realism in watercolor and line drawing. Classes are $140 for members, and $160 for non-members. To register for this workshop, click here.

The Colored Pencil Drawing Workshop will take place Saturdays, October 8 – 29 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Learn colored pencil techniques that will help you create great-looking artwork without years of experience.  Galal Ramadan will be teaching this Colored Pencil Drawing Workshop. Click Here to register for this workshop. Classes are $160 for members, and $175 for non-members.

Here at Bonnet House, we work to provide opportunities to teach and inspire our guests. These popular workshops are a great way to not only learn something new, but to also gain a new lens from which to view the world around you.

These workshops tend to fill up quickly, so book your spot today.

Intro to Colored Pencil Drawing Workshop

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Intro to Colored Pencil Drawing Workshop in the lovely air-conditioned Island Theater. Presented by award-winning artist and instructor, Galal Ramadam.
4-Week Workshop
Saturdays, September 9, 16, 30 & Oct. 7, 2023
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn colored pencil techniques that will help you create great-looking artwork without years of experience.  Please Click Here for Materials List.
$160 Members, $175 Non-members (all sales are final and non-refundable)

Galal Ramadan is an award-winning self-taught master colored pencil artist, art instructor and art therapy practitioner. His career had been in graphic design, marketing and business. He was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt and resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In the last five years he participated in over than 65 solo, national, and international exhibitions.

He received Signature Statuses (Certificates of Achievements): UKCPS and UKCPSO in Nov. 2022 , and CPSA in July 2023. His artwork has earned many awards and recognitions, and has been featured in several articles published in National Art Magazines. He does accept art commissions, fine art print (Giclee). Contact : @galalramadan1, Facebook: galal.ramadan or by Email: [email protected]

Colored Pencil Drawing Class – Orchids

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Colored Pencil Drawing Class – “Intro to Orchids” (This class is for intermediate and advanced students)
Sat., Aug. 12, 2023, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Students will learn how to:
– Gain confidence in drawing vibrant Orchids in colored pencil
– Master how to “whisper” and “scream” with your colored pencils
– Use the four-value approach to color, light, shadow and form to create a beautiful Orchid.
– Learn to layer all kinds of color without worrying about getting “mud”
– Understand how to simplify without losing realism

The instructor will provide:
– Reference Photo
– Basic line drawing
– Colored pencil Stonehenge white paper
– Fixative for final
Click here for the student supply list.

$65 member – $75 non-member  (all sales are final and non-refundable)
Register Here!

Creative Healing with Colored Pencil Drawing

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Discover the Healing Power of Mindfulness using the Art of Colored Pencil Drawing

Explore the transformative, healing power of creativity in this four-week class that integrates mindfulness, and meditation with the versatile medium of colored pencil art. Open to all experience levels, you will deepen your understanding of self through a series of activities co-facilitated by award-winning master artist Galal Ramadan and certified MBSR teacher Piero Falci. Mindful meditation will be outside in nature.

Saturdays, June 3 through June 24, 2023
4-week/4 hour workshop with a 30-minute lunch break
9:30 am-1:30 pm
$245 Members/$265 Non-Members
Class is limited to 12 participants in the air-conditioned Island Theater