ESAL Workshops

More “Play Dates” for Adults – Saturday Afternoons in April, Free 1-3 PM 

ESAL member Mary Clements will show and tell different artistic and crafty techniques on Saturday afternoons

  • Every Saturday from 1 to 3 PM at Market Street Framers, 59 Market St in Onancock
  • The month of  April is dedicated to Alcohol Inks. Each two-hour program will explore different subjects and include how to make your own alcohol inks, what the inks achieve on porous and on-porous surfaces and how to include alcohol inks in your chosen medium. There is no charge and you don’t have to register, just come on along!
  • For more information call Mary Clements at 757-302-1305

One Time Workshops and Painting Class Information

Jack Richardson Painting Classes – Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 AM 

Jack Richardson is offering painting classes on Thursday mornings, 9:30 to 11:30 at his studio, 24 King Street, Onancock. Jack will work with all levels of experience in oil or acrylic, with a focus on drawing form and color, using the view-finder and all technical aspects of creating a sound painting and exploring your individual vision. Cost is $40 a session, no material is supplied. Want more details or have questions? call: 757-710-2154 email:  jackrichardsongallery@gmail 

Artist Barbara Schmitz will be Leading a Class in the Ancient art of Sumi-e Painting – Tuesday, April 24th, 1:00 – 4:00 PM 

At the CCA (Chincoteague Cultural Alliance) Building on Church Street in Chincoteague.

Cost: $45 includes all supplies

Class limited to 10 students. No experience is necessary

Participants can register through the CCA website:

Cost: $45 includes all supplies

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

Payment can be by PayPal or credit card online. CCA is located on Church Street (right at the bridge onto Main Street, then left on Church Street. Go past Church Street Hardware store, CCA on left)  

Laura McGowan  Oil Painting Class – March 6th at ESO Arts Center in Belle Haven

Laura’s oil painting class for beginners and intermediate students will be on Tuesdays with a choice of morning or an afternoon (10-12 or 1-3). It runs for 6 weeks. The Cost is $180. You can sign up online at: adult-classes/

Jeanette Darnell – Creating Your Own Vision Board Workshop

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – 11 AM – 1 PM – HOS, Room 104

Carrie Jacobson Palette-Knife Workshop

Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 10 AM – 4 PM – HOS, Room 104

Cost: $95.00 – Limited to 10 artists

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The Eastern Shore Art League of Virginia, Inc. is a 501c3 corporation founded in 1977 and dedicated to promoting the visual arts on the Eastern Shore. We are supported by our members and friends as well as our affiliations with United Way, Arts Council of the Eastern Shore (ACES) and the Eastern Shore Artisans Trail.