SVA Workshops in November

lisa's cat face (1)If you are looking for a new project to get you through the oncoming winter months why not try an Art Factory Workshop? We offer convenient, fun, and affordable classes. (For our entire listings and to register visit us at

Here is what we have for you this November:

What do other people see and feel when they look at your photography?

Attend our first SVA “Photo Slam” and find out.

November 1 from 2:00-4:00 PM

Fee: $15

Facilitated by professional photographer, Lisa Lehmann, of Lehmann Photo Art, we’ll discuss composition, color, impact, originality and other qualities. We’ll talk about the techniques that could have made the image better while you were shooting, and explore which post-production tools could further enhance the image to make it really pop! Each photo will be scored by the group. Top three photos of the day will get prizes.

Casual and skilled photographers are welcome! Participants may submit up to ten photos. (We will have prizes!) Reserve your spot by dropping an email to us Please put “Photo Slam” in the subject line and don’t forget to attach your image files.

Or if paying by credit you can sign up on the SVA Art Factory site at Just scroll down. Find the title of the event and click on the Square link.


2011 Holiday CardYou would like to amaze your friends and family with one of a kind, hand made (by you), holiday greeting? They are framable keepsakes and will make nice gifts. We have this class for you.

Exploring Printing Techniques: Block Print Your Holiday Greetings!

November 5, 12, and 19 from 6-9:30 PM

Fee: $45 (all supplies are included)

Instructor: Liz Lange

Create your own one-of-a-kind, Fine Art Seasonal Greeting Card this year! In this 3-session class, we will explore negative space and color interaction while each creating a run of 20 two-color block-printed cards.

To reserve a spot in this class please send an email to Put “Block Prints” in the subject line. To pay by credit please visit our website. Scroll to this class title and click on the Square link.

Min. Enrollment Needed: 8

Each student will be supplied with:

2- 4×6 easy-cut printing blocks, 5 Sheets of 14×17 Bristol paper (which will be divided into 4 cards each sheet for a total of 20 ea – 4¼ x 7 card blanks), Choice of 2 water-based block printing ink colors (out of 7 or 8 colors), Brayers to share, Cutting tools to share, Disposable palette paper sheets as needed, Newsprint or other practice paper for lining up prints, Mat board or foam board with pre-cut 4×6 window for aligning printing blocks (made ahead of time by the instructor).


Later in the month we have a special Deer Hunting Windows lineup of classes………………

November 22

Learn to paint with alcohol inks on ceramic tiles or

Learn how to paint with with encaustic wax and fire.

See details on our website.

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