The Arts

The Arts

Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Kennard

Using a rush (Juncus effusus) commonly found in Bay Area freshwater wetlands, we will make a close-twined basket similar to traditional native baskets of western Oregon. Patterns can be introduced by varying the weave and crossing warps. The workshop will be...

Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Hoffmann

Learn to enjoy sketching and drawing while you hike! Join us for a leisurely walk, during which we'll stop to draw and paint. Birds, butterflies, bees, and bountiful wildflowers are subjects we will sketch before adding watercolor. Joan will work individually with you...

Sunday, August 14, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Hoffmann

Come to scenic Point Reyes to learn how to paint the seashore. Snowy plovers, sand, and surf will challenge us to capture both the delicate and the grand. Bring the medium of your choice: oils, watercolors, acrylics, or water base oils. Joan demonstrates and offers...

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 2:00pm
Crabbe

This photography class turns our eyes toward the smaller, more intimate details of the world around us. This doesn't necessarily mean tiny, close-up macro photos. Instead we will explore how to use our vision to recognize and isolate important aspects of scenes and...

Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Crabbe

This photography class turns our eyes toward the smaller, more intimate details of the world around us. This doesn't necessarily mean tiny, close-up macro photos. Instead we will explore how to use our vision to recognize and isolate important aspects of scenes and...

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 2:00pm
Crabbe

Grab your camera and join master photographer Gary Crabbe as we explore the beaches of Point Reyes National Seashore in this great photo workshop. Along the way, you’ll learn many tips and tricks aimed at helping you improve your photographic vision. From dawn to dusk...

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 2:00pm
Cone

This class will focus on observing different qualities of light and color in nature, and how they translate into painting. Reflected light in shadow, atmospheric color and light, time of day, as well as a breakdown of the behavior of light on water are some of the...

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
11:00am to 8:00pm
Crabbe

Come explore Point Reyes from a very specific photographic perspective. We’ll spend the day learning about the techniques for finding and creating compelling panoramic images with a distinctive Point Reyes flavor. Emphasis will be split between in-field compositional...

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 5:00pm to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
Thrams

Making art in wild places is powerfully transforming, yet can be so overwhelming. A series of studies designed to get us all working with ease in the wild will focus on forest subjects and the unique response and mark of each individual. During gentle forays outdoors,...