Classes & Workshops – Maryland

With multiple classrooms and workshop spaces in our studio complex in Rockville, we are pleased to expand our class offerings taught by some of the best artist instructors in our area. These classes and workshops will inspire emerging and professional artists with great content, a supportive classroom environment, and the opportunity to build on skills and talents while working among talented resident artists in a collegial atmosphere. Check back often as our offerings expand. Contact individual instructors with questions, and to register.

The Compass Atelier with Glen Kessler

A BETTER ART SCHOOL The Compass Atelier is home to the DMV’s best art classes! Beginners and veteran artists alike are finding The Compass Atelier THE place to start their artistic journeys or take their artistic learning to the next level!! Beginners find our classes ideal for establishing strong foundational skills, while veteran artists are

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Painting Classes with Resident Artist Cathy Hirsh

Workshops with Cathy – Try something new and also make faster progress.  For beginning and intermediate artists or experienced artists new to the topic area. QuickStart to Painting with Media Exploration – full-day class on fundamentals, sketching, and tools/techniques. Exercises with media reinforce concepts and help students decide what to explore further. $150 supplies and “takeaway” tools

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Pastel with Artist Jean Hirons

Jean Hirons is a painterly realist using soft pastel to create luminous landscapes. A native of New England, Hirons often features its beautiful architecture in her paintings, or the farms of the Mid-Atlantic, where she now resides.  Hirons is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and a member of the Master Circle

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Photography Workshops with Artist Elody Crimi

Elody is currently offering 3 exciting workshops in Studio 203 at Artists and Makers 2.  Join her at the Smartphone Imagery Workshop  to learn how to take great photos with your Smartphone (along with an overview of basic and advanced functions of your phone, a demo of various apps, how to edit your photos, the

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The Art of Dance and Movement with Shadiyah

Belly Dance and World Culture Fitness Classes Shadiyah presents DANCE CLASSES at Rockville’s newest and fastest growing art complex, Artists & Makers Studios! NOW is a great time to indulge in the beauty and health benefits of Middle Eastern dance! Join me for a journey of Middle Eastern and World dance styles, music and movement

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Encaustic Workshops with Resident Artist Angela White

Encaustic Painting Workshop Workshop can be taken for one or two days Encaustic Painting Workshop Workshop can be taken for one or two days What is covered: This workshop is for some who have little familiarity and some who have experienced working with the medium, but seek to refine their skills. Demonstrations will be followed

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Painting with Paola Luther

I love teaching art to children and adults. As a mother of 3 children I understand how to work with children and as a professional that had a previous career in the corporate world I am able to have fruitful discussions with adults about their art goals. I take each project as a collaborative project.

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