Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery Workshops & Classes

Visit sandpiperartgallery.com, come see us at the Gallery at 306 Main, or call us at 406-883-5956 for more workshop details and registration information.

Sandpiper 2017 Adult Workshops


March

Felted Birds 101

Make your own felted bird by learning the technique of needle felting with Lynn Johnson. Your choice of Mountain or Western bluebird or Cardinal. Bring your reading glasses and sack lunch

Sat., March 4h
10:00 am - 2:00 pm (stay until done)
$60 (materials included)


April

Foolproof Block Prints

Join multimedia artist Olivia Olsen and learn creative and foolproof ways of making block prints without a printing press.

Sat., April 1st
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$75 (materials included)


May

Spring into Plein Air Painting

Learn to paint in terms of composition, shape, value, and color, out in our local spring environment with Olivia Olsen.

Sat. & Sun., May 27th & 28th
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$95 (materials included)


June

Nature Journaling at the Montana Waterfowl Foundation

Head outdoors to local wetland and waterfowl preserve to experience nature journaling with wildlife biologist and natural science illustrator Sue Ball.

Sat., June 17th
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75 (materials included; bring sack lunch)

Steps to Completing the Landscape Painting

Learn 4-step process for completing an impressionistic landscape painting in oil with Texas impressionist painter Donna Bland.

Sat. & Sun., June 24th & 25th
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$160

Watercolor for the Terrified

Learn basic watercolor techniques in these four, fun evening classes with watercolor artist Joanne Simpson.

Mon, thru Thurs., June. 26th & 29th
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
$125


August

Color Theory in Watercolor

Learn basic and advanced color theory with watercolor artist Joanne Simpson.Create your own color-mixing reference sheets and illustrations of color theory concepts in these five evening classes.

Mon.- Fri. Aug. 14th-18th
6:00 - 9:00 pm
$150


September

Watercolor Plein Air at Avalanche Creek

Learn basic plein air watercolor techniques with NWS watercolor artist Joanne Simpson. Sketch, photograph, and paint near Glacier NP first day, and complete your watercolor painting in the workshop second day. Bring sack lunch.

Sat. & Sun., Sept. 16th & 17th
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
$125

Fall Garden, Nature Journaling

Head outdoors to local fall gardens to experience nature journaling with natural science illustrator Sue Ball.

Sat., Sept. 23rd
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75 (materials provided; bring sack lunch)


Art Classes for Kids and Teens!

June

Band Weaving - for children and adults

Create colorful, patterned, ‘inkle’ woven bands with master weaver Mary Sale. Use them as belts and headbands, or to ornament clothes, backpacks, or purses.

Thurs., June 29th
9:30-11:30 am
$12


July

Ceramic Wind Chimes

Hand build windchimes from clay with raku artist Heather Holmes. Take home glazed and fired wind chimes hung from local driftwood.

Mon., Wed., & Fri., July 10th, 12th & 14th
1:30-3:30 pm
$15

Mandala Magic

Create your own personal mandala using your unique creative energy with instruction from multi-media artist and jeweler Margery Christensen.

Mon., Tues. & Wed., July 10th, 11th & 12th
9:30-11:30 am
$15

Ceramic Wind Chimes

Hand build windchimes from clay with raku artist Heather Holmes. Take home glazed and fired wind chimes hung from local driftwood.

Mon., Wed., & Fri., July 10th, 12th & 14th
1:30-3:30 pm
$15

More Fun Oil Painting

Explore painting in oils with member artist Terry Droll. Learn this wet-in-wet oil painting technique without the stink of turpentine.

Wed. & Thurs. July 19th & 20th
10:00-12:00 am
FREE


August

Paper Mache’ Animals

Create fun, whimsical paper mache’ animals for unique hide-a-way storage with wildlife biologist and member artist Sue Ball.

Tues., Wed., & Thurs, Aug. 1, 2, & 3
1:30-3:30 pm
$20


October

Leaf Cards

Make your own unique art cards from fall leaves with member watercolor artist Barb Shrider.

Sat., Oct. 7th
1:00-4:00 pm
$20


November

Porcelain Clay Ornaments

Decorate your own holiday ornament created for you by multi-media artist Julie Christopher.

Sat., Nov. 11th
9:30-11:30 am
Children FREE, Member Adults $10