WORKSHOPS

The Cathedral hosts a variety of events that are open to the Austin community - check out what's coming up and join us in supporting Austin's thriving creative and entrepreneurial community. The Cathedral events go to support local  artists, creators, and organizations with a focus on equality and human rights.
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Due to Covid, The Cathedral is extending their online art programming through the end of the year.

Join us this month for one of our LIVE, ONLINE art classes! All workshops and courses are led by local female artists and include a kit with supplies needed for the class:

  • ART COURSES:  4-week crash course curated to learn or master a skill -led by emerging women artists from Austin. 
  • WORKSHOPS: 2-hour class designed for those that want to get crafty for  a couple of hours, try or practice a skill, and walk away with a finished piece of art! Workshops led by emerging women artists from Austin.

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ART COURSES 

4-WEEK ONLINE ART COURSE - STARTING SATURDAY, JULY 25TH @ 11AM - ENROLL HERE

INTRO TO MIXED MEDIA: CACTUS SERIES WITH ANNA SWANSON- ENROLL HERE

art course

Learn the basics of drawing and painting skills to create a colorful & floral cactus garden piece with artist Anna Swanson. All materials included in tuition fee. Materials available for shipping or curbside pick-up from The Cathedral. MORE COURSE INFO: SHIPPING MATERIALS or CURBSIDE PICKUP MATERIALS

 

4-WEEK ONLINE ART COURSE - STARTING THURSDAY, AUGUST 6TH @ 6:30PM -

BEGINNING ACRYLIC COURSE: LANDSCAPE SERIES WITH DANIKA OSTROWSKI - ENROLL 

- - SIGN UPS FOR SHIPPING CLOSE 7/25 @ 11PM. SIGNUPS FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP CLOSE 8/3 @ 12PM - -

ONLINE ART COURSE

Come learn the basics of color theory, learn how to mix hues, and paint the perfect landscape with acrylic artist, Danika Ostrowski. If you’re interested in learning to paint but don’t know where to start, or if you have dabbled with acrylics but want more hands-on instruction, this class is for you! Learn how to paint the perfect landscape from Danika Ostrowski, studio artist online with The Cathedral. Over this 4-week course we will learn: everything you need to know about the basics of acrylic painting, the ins and outs of the supplies and materials you will be using, principles of a good painting composition, basics of color theory, how to mix colors using a limited range of hues, how to create depth in your paintings with layering and other techniques, the importance of value and how to use it in your paintings. Leave this class with your first finished landscape painting and the knowledge to continue growing in your painting practice! MORE WORKSHOP + MATERIAL KIT INFO

 

4-WEEK ONLINE ART COURSE - STARTING SATURDAY, AUGUST 8TH @ 11AM -

MEDIUM TO ADVANCED ACRYLIC COURSE: LANDSCAPE SERIES WITH DANIKA OSTROWSKI - ENROLL 

- - SIGN UPS FOR SHIPPING CLOSE 7/25 @ 11PM. SIGNUPS FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP CLOSE 8/5 @ 12PM - -

online art workshop

Come learn advance color theory, advanced concepts in brushwork, professional practices in finishing and displaying artwork, and leave the class with a finished landscape painting on a gallery wrapped canvas. 
Over this 4-week course we will learn & discuss: Advanced color theory concept, Modern art movements and what we can learn from art history, Advanced concepts in brushwork, choosing good reference images, professional practices in finishing and displaying artwork. Leave this class with a finished landscape painting on a gallery-wrapped canvas!  MORE WORKSHOP + MATERIAL KIT INFO

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WORKSHOPS

SATURDAY, JULY 11th @ 2PM - ONLINE CLASS

MAKE A WATERCOLOR WITH ARTIST JESSICA FONTENOT - BUY TICKET - 

- - SIGN UPS FOR SHIPPING CLOSE 7/5 @ 11PM. SIGNUPS FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP CLOSE 7/10 @ NOON - -

All of us have connections to different places, like the house you grew up in or the bar where you met your partner. In this workshop, Jessica will guide you through creating a watercolor illustration of a place you love—sharing her approach to drawing architecture/place and some watercolor techniques she uses in her work. Walk away from this experience with a piece of art unique to you. Attendees are encouraged to use their own picture to work from.

Jessica Fontenot is an illustrator and artist based in Austin, TX, who enjoys making work of our everyday surroundings—buildings, construction sites, industrial trucks and people walking their dogs. She creates custom illustrations for folks like Texas Monthly, WildSam and Austin Energy. MORE WORKSHOP + MATERIAL KIT INFO

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SUNDAY, JULY 12th @ 11AM - ONLINE CLASS 

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PAINT A CACTUS GARDEN WITH ANNA SWANSON - SOLD OUT

- - SIGN UPS FOR SHIPPING CLOSE 7/5 @ 11PM. SIGNUPS FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP CLOSE 7/10 @ NOON - -

Join us online & learn how to paint colorful cacti using acrylic and gouache with artist Anna Swanson! Anna will teach you how to draw the shape of different cacti, and then how to choose colors before you paint, layer hues, and add a background to the final piece. Attendees will be able to pick up a paint palette to take home and to continue practicing the skills they learn from Anna after the online workshop.  MORE WORKSHOP + MATERIAL KIT INFO

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SATURDAY, JULY 18th @ 11AM - ONLINE CLASS 

MAKE A MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE WITH WHITNEY AVRA - SIGN UP

- - SIGN UPS FOR SHIPPING CLOSE 7/8 @ 11PM. SIGNUPS FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP CLOSE 7/17 @ NOON - -

online art workshop

Join us LIVE as we learn how to combine colors and mixed media materials on top of a badass black and white portrait of a woman! Whitney will teach us how to make old vintage images POP with bright, bold colors, fabrics, sequins, paper collage elements, and loads of spunk. Watch these photos come to life! MORE WORKSHOP + MATERIAL KIT INFO

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SATURDAY, JULY 25th @ 11AM - ONLINE CLASS 

SAND & STAIN YOUR OWN WOOD CHARCUTERIE BOARD WITH ABBY RUSTON - SIGN UP

- - SIGN UPS FOR SHIPPING CLOSE 7/15 @ 11PM. SIGNUPS FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP CLOSE 7/24 @ NOON - -

ONLINE WORKSHOP AT THE CATHEDRAL

Join us online & learn how to sand and stain your own mesquite wood Charcuterie Board with wood-working artist Abby Ruston! Abby will guide you along to make a beautiful one-of-a-kind wood board, all materials included!  MORE WORKSHOP + MATERIAL KIT INFO

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SUNDAY, JULY 26th @ 11AM - ONLINE CLASS 

PAINT A CACTUS GARDEN WITH ANNA SWANSON - SIGN UP

- - SIGN UPS FOR SHIPPING CLOSE 7/15 @ 11PM. SIGNUPS FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP CLOSE 7/24 @ NOON - -

online art workshop

Join us online & learn how to paint colorful cacti using acrylic and gouache with artist Anna Swanson! Anna will teach you how to draw the shape of different cacti, and then how to choose colors before you paint, layer hues, and add a background to the final piece. Attendees will be able to pick up a paint palette to take home and to continue practicing the skills they learn from Anna after the online workshop.  MORE WORKSHOP + MATERIAL KIT INFO

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 8TH @ 11AM - ONLINE CLASS 

MAKE A MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE WITH WHITNEY AVRA - SIGN UP

- - SIGN UPS FOR SHIPPING CLOSE 7/30 @ 11PM. SIGNUPS FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP CLOSE 8/7 @ NOON - -

ONLINE ART WORKSHOP

Join us LIVE as we learn how to combine colors and mixed media materials on top of a badass black and white portrait of a woman! Whitney will teach us how to make old vintage images POP with bright, bold colors, fabrics, sequins, paper collage elements, and loads of spunk. Watch these photos come to life! MORE WORKSHOP + MATERIAL KIT INFO

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