(POSTPONED) InstaMarketing for Artists – Jan 20 - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, OKAY TO EMAIL HELVI WITH INTEREST “InstaMarketing for Artists” with Helvi Smith, Jan 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn the best visual platform for your art with Helvi Smith. Have the Instagram app downloaded to your smartphone and setup before class. $20, email helvismith@gmail.com to register.
3D Winter Stars – Dec 16 - 3-D Winter Stars for kids and adults ages 7+, Dec. 16, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join us for 3-D snowflake/star making. April will show you step-by-step how to create a beautiful dimensional star that you can use for years to come if properly stored. All materials provided. $15 each or discounts for multiples. $13 […]
Baby Robin – Sat. Mar 17 - “Baby Robin” with Susan Curington, Saturday March 17, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.   This Baby Robin is hungry! Spring is on it’s way ~ Robins are back busily building their nexts and laying their pretty blue eggs. With acrylic paint we’ll focus on “feathering” tehniques, shading and shape. You’ll be guided step by step. […]
Beach Grass – Sat. Nov 11 - “Beach Grass” with Susan Curington ~  Saturday, November 11, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  “Beach Grass” by Susan Curington Using Acrylic paint, various mediums and a few secret techniques, you’ll be guided step by step. No experience necessary. Non-Painters and Painters welcome. All Art materials provided ~ canvas, paint, mediums, brushes, etc. You’ll go home […]
Carve, Print, Trade – Nov 18 - Carving, Printing, Trading Books with Jeanne Levy, two Saturdays – Nov. 18 & Dec. 9, 1-5 p.m. Carve stamps in soft blocks and print them in a series of small books we will trade with each other. We will use colorful pigment ink stamp pads to print our carvings. Be thinking of shapes, objects, creatures […]
Color Catchers – Saturday Feb 3 - “Color Catchers” Saturday Feb 3, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. with April Hoff. Beat the winter doldrums with colorful light filters. Print delicate translucent papers with rich non-toxic inks, then assemble your favorites onto an open frame for display in your window. $40, early preregistration required online at artingales.org.
Creative Break (Wed & Thurs) - Do you and the kids need a reprieve during spring break? Bring them in for art making! Sign up for one day, or both for a discount. We will be painting and making projects. $15 each or $25 for both. Multi-Media     (ages 5-17 years) Valley Art (Forest Grove) Wed & Thur Mar 28-Mar 29 (2:30 PM-4:00 […]
clay owls made by Artingales students at Valley Art December Clay w/Parents - December Clay Fridays for Kids – PARENTS WELCOME. Dec. 8, 15, 22; 4-6 p.m. Per request, we’re allowing a parent to join their kid(s) in these clay classes. We’ll work on handbuilding techniques and glaze our creations. Finished projects will be available in January. Cost is $20 per child, or $30 for a parent/child duo […]
Dr. King’s Dream Clouds (Free) - “Dr. King’s Dream Clouds” Monday Jan 15, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Kids will create colorful dream clouds while learning about the significance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. RSVP on our Facebook event, Facebook.com/ValleyArtForestGrove  
fancy fabric apron made with Amy Nack's printed squares. Fancy Fabric Prints - Printing Colorful Quilting/Sewing Blocks with April Hoff, Sunday Dec. 3, 1-4 p.m. Learn to print your own beautiful fabric squares using luscious ink and objects with personal meaning. Bring rigid textured or uniquely shaped objects that can be pressed onto a 5” surface, or use the many materials available in class. Fabric provided, but you’re […]
"Forest Peace" painting by Susan Curington Forest Peace – Saturday Feb 17 - “Forest Peace” with Susan Curington, Saturday February 17, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Using Acrylic paint, various mediums and a few secret techniques, you’ll be guided step by step. No experience necessary. $60 + $15 materials fee. Preregister Susan Curington 503-357-4844  www.susancurington.com/events
winter painting done by Artingales student Mackenzie D. Holiday Break (Dec 27-29) - Winter Art Break for Kids, Dec. 27-29, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Do you and the kids need a reprieve during the long winter break? Bring them in for art making! Sign up for one day, or all three for a discount. We’ll be painting, making paper projects, and rolling up some Akua ink. $20 each, […]
Artist April Hoff's linocut "Scene" Intro to Linocut – Sat. Nov 12 - Introducing Linocut w/ April Hoff – Saturday Nov. 12, 1:00-5:00pm. Learn to carve small scenes on linoleum blocks and print them. All materials provided. Preregistration required, http://www.artingales.org/groupworkshop.html. Questions? Email april@artingales.org ($45, $40 VAA members with code)
Kids “Clay Love” Feb 14 - Kid’s “Clay Love” Wednesday February 14, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Need an activity for the kids while you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Let them play with clay at Valley Art! Projects will be fired and available approximately two weeks later. $25 per child. STUDENTS MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES IN THE POTTERY STUDIO. Register online, artingales.org  
Kids clay ornaments made at Valley Art with Artingales / April Hoff Kids Clay (Ornaments) Nov 3 - ORNAMENTS! Kids ages 7-17 will learn basic clay ornament building techniques and glaze their creations. Returned students get wheel throwing time. Children love the tactile quality of clay. All materials provided. Project picked up by Dec 11. *STUDENTS MUST ALWAYS HAVE CLOSED TOE SHOES IN THE POTTERY STUDIO. [Meets Nov 3 6:15-8:25PM & Nov 24 […]
kids clay creations done at Valley Art through Artingales classes Kids Clay Break March 28-30 - Spring Clay Break for Kids with April Hoff – Wednesday – Friday Mar 28-30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Kids will get tactile with clay, making projects and engobes to color stain their creations before firing. Sign up for one day, or all three for a discount. $20/$50. Register by March 25, artingales.org.  
Mini-Monotype Monday (Free) - Free Mini-Monotype Monday Jan 22nd and Feb 5, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Have you always wanted to know what monotype is? Come join us for this free demo make & take introduction to printmaking. Registration required because limited materials, email education@valleyart.org.  
clay containers built by kids at Valley Art with Artingales One Day Kids Clay – Dec 29 - One Day Clay – Friday December 29, 4-6 p.m. ages 7+ We will work on handbuilding techniques and color stain our creations with engobes, with an option for a glossy finish. Finished projects will be available in January. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST WEAR CLOSED-TOE SHOES IN THE POTTERY STUDIO. $20.00 Register by: Dec 29 http://www.artingales.org/afterschool.html  
recycled poetry graphic created by April Hoff with Assist Potential Recycled Poetry Jan 6 (Free) - Recycled Poetry –Saturday Jan 6, 6:00-7:30 p.m. ages 12-adult. Join us for poetry making from recycled magazine words. No writing/poetry/or collage experience necessary, we’ll give you examples and instruction.
"Sand Dollar Serenity" painting by April Hoff Sand Dollar Serenity – Dec 16 - “Sand Dollar Serenity” with April Hoff – Saturday, Dec 16, 1 – 5 p.m. Come relax and paint a serene sand dollar acrylic, all materials provided. $40, VAA members; $50, non-members. Notice changed from Nov. 18. Email april@artingales.org for discount code. Register at artingales.org. Save Save Save Save
kids clay creations done with Artingales at Valley Art Thankful Clay Break – Nov 20-22 - Thanksgiving Clay Break for Kids with April Hoff – Nov. 20-22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Kids will get tactile with clay, making projects and engobes to color stain their creations before firing. Sign up for one day, or all three for a discount. $20/$50. Register online, artingales.org.   Save Save
Elise Wahl watercolor greeting cards with brush and tubes of paint. Watercolor Cards – Nov 29 - Watercolor Greeting Cards Wednesday, November 29th 6-8PM Create your own colorful set of greeting cards using watercolors. Share the natural beauty of the winter season by creating cards that feature species and scenes found in Oregon. No experience necessary. $15 covers instruction, materials, and hot drinks. Register through November 26th at elise@timberdoodlestudio.com, with “Watercolor Cards” […]
Woven Boho Bag – Sunday March 11 - Woven Boho Bag with Valerie Donley – Sunday Mar 11, 1 – 5 p.m. Val will teach a weaving class that’s easy to learn and very portable. You will make a Boho bag, or small “fairy bag,” as some call them, for your cell phone or other small personal items. Cost is $45 + $15 […]
WWW for Artists – Sunday Feb 11 - “WWW for Artists” with April Hoff, Sunday February 11, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Lunch 1-2pm) [Rescheduled from Jan 28] Participants will learn the pros and cons of three popular do-it-yourself website builders, Wix, Weebly, and WordPress. Observe step-by-step site setup, and those with a laptop may leave with a complete site. $50 non-members, $45 […]