All workshops are suitable for beginners and advanced students. Classes are given by Daniella Rubinovitz, when not listed otherwise. The workshops are offered as follows:
You will be guided into an adventure with COLOR, LINE and FORM. Lots of fun techniques and freedom to discover your own path. Each of these stand alone workshops also serve as a good possibility to make a choice between the various year courses that are offered at Atelier Molenpad during the following season. (Next course season starts on 23 September, 2013).
All sessions at Atelier Molenpad allow space and freedom to express with color, line and form through personal intuition and expression.Decompress, let go, allow your true colors to bloom during your own creative journey. We can finally leave our thinking behind as we allow our hands to create. HAVE FUN! When we let go of end results, we can receive fresh gifts that we could have never imagined possible!
The next stand alone workshop dates are scheduled for:
14 March, 2013 (Thursday): 19:00-22:00 Evening 3-hour adventure in painting. (workshop A). (45 euro p.p. all included)
17 April, 2013 (Wednesday): 17:00-19:00 Adventure in painting for Adult and Child (workshop C). (45 euro p.p. all included)
18 April, 2013 (Thursday): 19:00-22:00 Evening 3-hour adventure in figure painting. (workshop B). (45 euro p.p. all included)
30 MAY, 2013 (Thursday), ART JAM: Painting to music (40 euro p.p. all included 8:00pm-10:00pm) (entertainment workshop F) more info here.
13 June, 2013 (Thursday): 19:00-22:00 Evening 3-hour intuitive painting orientation. (workshop A). (45 euro p.p. all included) NEWLY ADDED
21 June, 2013 (Friday), ART JAM: Painting to music (40 euro p.p. all included 8:00pm-10:00pm)(entertainment workshop F) more info here.
12 September, 2013 (Thursday): 19:00-22:00 Evening 3-hour adventure in painting orientation. (workshop A). (45 euro p.p. all included)
23 June- 29 june Week Retreat in Amsterdam, diverse teachings, see details: SUMMER ADVENTURE PAINTING IN AMSTERDAM RETREAT
Read description and fees below:
Evening 3 hour adventure in painting orientation (workshop A) (45 euro):
Discover COLOR and inner images through a playful usage of various materials such as charcoal, paint and chalk. We start the off with dynamic charcoal exercises. Then we will follow up with exercises in chalk and juicy paint, activating both hemispheres. The focus will be on effortlessly playing and allowing for the continual discovery of building up and emergence of your unique images. Figurative or abstract images are played with and celebrated. This workshop is a great introduction for the longer courses offered at Atelier Werkplaats Molenpad in Amsterdam.
Evening 3 hour adventure in Model Painting orientation (workshop B) (45 euro)
Sketching and drawing the model in slow-motion and after static poses painting with free choice of figuration or abstraction. Left and right handed drawing along with body movement will be combined. This workshop is meant to serve as an integration of expression through our inner images with the observation of external stimuli from nature, by drawing and painting the model. Through this viewpoint to model drawing and painting, replication type of drawing is avoided. Through painting the human figure you develop the feeling and insight into COLOR, light and dark, form, volume, movements, rhythm and composition. You continually have the choice to paint the whole figure or just the torso, large bust or small bust (includes head).This orientation workshop is a great introduction for one longer courses offered at Atelier Werkplaats Molenpad in Amsterdam.
Afternoon 2 hour adventure in painting for Parent and Child (workshop C euro):
Adult and Child painting workshop 45 euro incl. 21% tax (for adult and child together) Adult and Child workshop This two hour workshop is a fun way to activate our internal creative juices, while discovering aspects about ourselves. We will start this creative journey individually through energy freeing drawing exercises. Then we will continue to explore our colors through a guided exercise for painting together as an adult and child team. Here we will connect and communicate with each other through this fun, non-verbal playing field! The four elements of earth, water, fire and air will play an active role through these exercises. This is an explorative workshop for adult and child. Feel free to join this workshop with a child 6 years and up. Teenagers will also enjoy this workshop! You are welcome to join this workshop with your daughter, son, niece, nephew, neighbor etcetera! This workshop is all about expanding your visual creative expression for communication! It is not about artistic skills and so, just an open mind to learn and discover like a child is required! Space is limited to 8 Adult/Child teams for this workshop!
Full day adventure in painting orientation (workshop D) (85 euro):
Discover COLOR and inner images through a playful usage of various materials charcoal, paint, collagework. We start the morning off with dynamic charcoal exercises. After we will continue to draw and paint with both you left and right hand (on large format paper). Through various drawing and painting exercises you can efforlessly play and allow for the continual discovery of building up and emergence of your unique images. Guidance on painting a background and then transforming the painting in ever changing layers in your painting are a highlight of the day as you discover connection with the colors and shapes. Figurative or abstract images are played with and celebrated. This retreat is also a great introduction for one or more of the longer term courses offered at Atelier Werkplaats Molenpad in Amsterdam.
23 June- 29 june Week Retreat in Amsterdam, diverse teachings, see details and schedule: SUMMER ADVENTURE PAINTING IN AMSTERDAM RETREAT (7 day workshop E)
ARTJAM entertainment (evening entertainment, workshop F): This is the superb way to decompress from day to day activities. It is a super alternative to clubbing. This night time event (8:00pm- 10:00pm) is produced with funky music and beverages. The session starts off with brief tour and explanation for newcomers about how it works, and then you are off to explore the depths of your creativity! There is always funky music playing in this super creative environment. This is a super form of entertainment where you can let go and play with colors. Be inspired by the music, or lots of images available at the studio. During the session you can sip on some wine or tea, whatever is your fancy. At the end of the session, you bring your new creation with you to hang up, or choose to pick them up within the following week. Fees: € 40 per participant painting on paper ( If you prefer Stretched Canvas + €10 ). . .more info here.
Workshops are generally between eight and ten people. If you would like to register for a workshop, you can do this by mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 06 10915544.
Workshop fees include 21% tax, coffee, herbal tea and all fine art materials; large format paper, charcoal, crayon, paint, clay, model fees (when applicable). For full day workshops there is a lunch break at around 1:00-1:45pm so Bring your lunch!
From time to time I have thematical workshops with guests: These are independent 3 hour workshops: 50,= Themes are for instance: Astrology and Painting, Voice and Painting etc. . . In these painting workshop, we have a special guest who specializes in the theme. All exercises are great for beginners and experienced artists. The focus of these exercises is on creative fun in this non-performance environment.