Alla Prima Oil Painting, June 5
Experience the art of “alla prima” (all at once) still-life painting. Learn the fundamentals of color, value, edges, and perspective, then discover how to observe, simplify, and paint quickly. Complete a still-life painting utilizing a limited palette. All levels. Registration required. $150; $125 for Winterthur and DMNH members.
Caning Chairs, July 24
Learn traditional techniques including pressed cane, hand cane, blind cane, Shaker tape, rushing, and splint. Then turn a wooden form into a work of art. Registration required. $65; $55 for Winterthur and DMNH members.
Naturally-Dyed Silk Scarves, August 14
Create your own colorfully patterned silk scarf, beginning with the mordanting process and using a variety of natural dyes (such as indigo and madder) and folding techniques. Take home a wearable masterpiece. Registration required. $60; $50 for Winterthur and DMNH members