Monthly Archives: January 2017

Encaustic Painting with artist, Susi Simon

Learn to Paint with Pigmented Wax!

Date: Friday, February 24th

Time: 11am – 3pm with a half an hour lunch break at 12:30pm

Location: Creative Coast Project Space, Suite 25, Second Floor, Sandpiper Square

Encaustic painting is a 2000-year-old art form. Multiple layers of wax and pigment are applied to a rigid surface, each layer sealed with a blowtorch or heat gun, to create a luminescent surface. This is a unique technique that will lead to beautiful results, no matter your experience or skill level. All materials will be provided; participants only need to bring his or her ideas and artistic curiousity!

Encaustic Painting by Susi Simon

This class are limited to 8 participants and require booking ahead of time.

Registration Fees:

  • Non-members $65
  • CBAA members $45

To register please call 503-436-4426 or visit us at the Creative Coast Project Space. Our regular hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation should be no less than four days prior to the class to receive a full refund. Your registration fee is committed to class costs, and will not be refundable following this cancellation deadline.

Blue Bond Painting Workshops

Learn to Paint Flora & Fauna with artist, Blue Bond

Date: Saturday, February 18th

Times: ‘Baby Owl’ 10am – Noon & ‘Sunflowers’ 2pm – 4pm

Location: Creative Coast Project Space, Suite 25, Second Floor, Sandpiper Square

Baby Owl by Blue Bond

In our first workshop of the day, Blue Bond will take you through the step-by-step process of painting a curious, little owl. While in our afternoon session Blue Bond will guide you through the creation of an acrylic painting featuring two beautiful and bold sunflowers. To top it all off at the end of each session you will have your very own original and vibrant painting to take home with you. All materials, plus coffee and tea, will be provided for each participant.

Sunflowers by Blue Bond

Both classes are limited to 10 participants and require booking ahead of time.

*Note that these are two separate classes and if you want to take both you must pay the registration fee for each.

Registration Fees:

  • Non-members $65
  • CBAA members $45

To register please call 503-436-4426 or visit us at the Creative Coast Project Space. Our regular hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation should be no less than four days prior to the class to receive a full refund. Your registration fee is committed to class costs, and will not be refundable following this cancellation deadline.

Four Color Drypoint Printmaking

Two-Day Printmaking Workshop with artist, Angela Purviance

Dates: Friday, February 3rd & Saturday, February 4th.

Times: Class will run 10am to 3pm with an hour lunch break at 1pm, both days!

Location: Creative Coast Project Space, Suite 25, Second Floor, Sandpiper Square

This will be a two-day workshop, using nontoxic methods to create full color drypoint prints prints. Four separate 8-inch by 10-inch Plexiglas plates will be the print matrices, with marks and tones formed through the use of scribes and sandpaper. We do ask that you bring a 8-inch by 10-inch sketch, all other required materials will be provided (plates, paper, ink & printing incidentals). No experience is required for this workshop and it is suitable for any skill level – all it takes is a little artistic curiosity!

You must be able to commit to both days of the workshop.

Four Color Drypoint by Angela Purviance

Class limited to 8 participants and requires booking ahead of time.

Registration Fees:

  • Non-members $100
  • CBAA members $75

To register please call 503-436-4426 or visit us at the Creative Coast Project Space. Our regular hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation should be no less than four days prior to the class to receive a full refund. Your registration fee is committed to class costs, and will not be refundable following this cancellation deadline.

November – December: Miniatures

November – December: Miniatures
Exhibition Reception:
 November 18, 6 pm – 8 pm
Exhibition Dates: November 15 – December 16

2017 Miniature Show – Call to Artists

The Cannon Beach Arts Association is pleased to announce the call for our Miniature Show. There is no theme for the show, but all work is required to be less than 36 inches square (6” X 6” or variation thereof). Artists may submit no more than (3) three pieces. All media is accepted. All work must be ready to hang or display with labels attached.

Submission Dates: Friday through Sunday, November 10-12, 11 am – 4 pm.
Pick Up for Work Not Selected: Wednesday, November 15, 11 am – to 4 pm.
Exhibition Reception: Saturday, November 18, 6 pm – 7:30 pm
Exhibition Dates: November 15 – December 17
Pick Up for Unsold Work: Sunday, December 17th by 4 pm

All work must be labeled with the following information:
Artist Name
Title and Medium of Work
Price of Work

Artist Commission Rate:
Members 60%
Nonmembers 50%

Payment is made monthly in the month following the sale of the work.

Contact the Program Director with questions at director@cannonbeacharts.org or 503-436-0744.

Sponsored by: Katy and Dennis Mayer

Introduction to Drawing in Colored Pencils

Cannon Beach Arts Association has organized two drawing classes, which will happen on:

 Saturday, January 21st & January 28th.

Both classes are limited to 8 participants and require booking in advance.

Where: At Cannon Beach Arts Association’s Creative Coast Project Space, Suite 25, Second Floor, Sandpiper Square, Cannon Beach

Introduction to Drawing Seashells: Saturday, January 21st, 1pm-4pm

Join artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh drawing in colored pencils. Drawing or sketching natural world from observation fills the artist with awe and wonderment.  In this back to basics drawing class we will engage in eight fun and surprising sketching exercises to loosen the hand to draw with confidence and to learn to observe. We will study how light and shadow affect objects and how to tone (shade) and apply texture to make your natural objects look realistic. Finally, we will draw a realistic seashell. You will walk away with a collection of ideas and drawing skills to practice for the rest of the year. All materials will be provided and no experience is needed. If you have any drawing materials or seashells you would like to use, feel free to bring them.

Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65

To Register Call: 503-436-4426

Introduction to Drawing Daffodils: Saturday, January 28th , 1pm-4pm

We will start with sketching and observing intricate structure of the flower and leaves in graphite.  Next you will learn color-blending techniques using color pencils.  You will learn how to transfer you drawing into a final paper using tracing paper.  Finally you be able to create a daffodil drawing using color-blending skill you have learned in class. All materials will be provided and no drawing experience is needed. If you have any drawing materials or daffodils you would like to use please feel free to bring them.

Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65

To Register Call: 503-436-4426

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation should be no less than four days prior to the class to receive a full refund. Your registration fee is committed to class costs, and will not be refundable following this cancellation deadline.