Classes/Workshops

EarthDance Art Classes & Workshops for 2021
These will be Covid safe events, and we ask that participants be fully vaccinated and be prepared with masks, if needed. Coffee, tea, water and breakfast snacks, and afternoon sweet treats are included for each class. Bring a bag lunch or visit one of the lunch places nearby.

Sign up in person at EarthDance, 140 S. Miner St. Weaverville. EarthDance is open Tuesday & Wednesday 10 – 4, Thursday 10 – 6, Friday & Saturday noon-6. Or call 530-778-3135, or email elizabethwatson1945@gmail.com.


Painting classes with Chuck Prudhomme start in August

Chuck Prudhomme’s half day painting classes at EarthDance are ongoing – new dates will be announced soon.
Class fee is $25, with introductory offer of $40 for the two classes.

Chuck will start with a 90 minute demo of his painting technique, and the next 90 minutes will be for the participants to create your own paintings, with Chuck providing guidance and assistance. Bring your own materials, including oil or acrylic paints, canvases, and an easel. Class size can be up to 10 people. Reserve your spot by contacting Elizabeth Watson at 530-778-3135, or elizabethwatson1945@gmail.com. Or come in to the gallery during open hours. Payment in advance will secure your space. This is a popular class, so sign up early.

Chuck has been an oil painter since 2002. He primarily paints on location however he enjoys teaching and painting from photographs as well. You can view Chuck’s art on Facebook at Chuck Prudhomme Art


Past Classes


Zendoodle Class with Judi Parsell :: July 10, 10 – 4

Zendoodle by Judi Parsell is scheduled for Saturday, July 10 from 10 – 4. The cost is $40. Here is Judy’s description of the Zendoodle process. “Zendoodle is a creation that was brought to light by a calligrapher a number of years ago. You will be enthralled by how many ways you can go with this idea. The possibilities are endless. The process of creating a design with this style of art is both meditative and fun. In this class you get the chance to to share your designs and see how others create theirs. I will also be sharing with you products and best place to buy them and online resources of other recommended artists. I hope to see you there to share in this adventure.

Coffee, tea, breakfast snacks and a lunch of curry chicken cashew salad for sandwiches or salad will be served, with afternoon sweets.

Beginning Alcohol Ink with Judi Parsell :: Saturday June 12, 10 – 4

For $40 you will learn the basic techniques for creating with alcohol ink. There will be an added fee for supplies. This class is for beginners, and you will learn where and how to obtain the best affordable supplies to use, how to use them, how to overcome obstacles, how to find success and have fun!! You will create your own pieces that can become lasting treasures, and will have what you need to continue with this fun art form. Class size will be limited to 8, so sign up early!! Payment in advance is requested. Coffee and tea will be served along with snacks and a summer salad lunch. Pick up a supplies list at EarthDance. Check out Trinity Art & Craft Supply, 30891 Hwy 3, Weaverville, for these items.

Mosaic with Linda Corr :: Saturday May 22, 10 – 4, & Sunday May 23, 10 – 1

For $45, you can make a mosaic piece or pieces of your choice. Bring your own switch plate covers for your home, or any form you wish to mosaic, as long as you can finish the project in one day. Linda will bring angel forms and square forms for trivets for a small extra fee. She brings all tools, glue, grout, etc., and a lot of mosaic material. You are encouraged to bring your own as well, but not mandatory. Come prepared to have a lot of fun! Class size will be limited to 10, so sign up early!! Payment in advance is requested.

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