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Enjoy a festival, join a fun run, tour an interpretive site, or just make your own celebration with a family picnic or camping trip. Choose from dozens of activities and events throughout the year. You can submit your state park event via email to get it placed on the calendar. The Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to Washington state parks and state-managed recreation lands. For more information, visit the Discover Pass website.

Fort Worden State Park

  1. Learn to Paint Using Acrylics with Julie Read

    January 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 12, 2019, 1:00 PM

    Learn to paint using acrylics in this 6-week course. Students will explore a range of acrylic painting techniques to create soft images inspired by nature, and also bold, bright, wild creations that acrylics are known for. Each assignment will guide students step-by-step through planning for a painting, preparing surfaces for paint, and finishing a completed painting.

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  2. Introduction to Drawing II with Nonie Gaines

    January 8, 2019, 6:00 PM - February 5, 2019, 8:00 PM

    Take your realistic drawing skills to the next level in this six week, follow-up class to Beginning Drawing I. Students will use techniques acquired in the beginning drawing class to further enhance their art knowledge and to develop a personal style. Areas of exploration will include one, two and three point perspective, landscape drawing, basic portraiture, and mediums other than graphite pencil.

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  3. Beginning Figure Drawing with Kelly Drake

    January 9, 2019, 10:30 AM - February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM

    In Beginning Figure Drawing, you will learn to draw the human figure in a casual, non-judgmental environment. First, by doing quick “gesture” drawings, you will learn to capture the essence of a pose quickly and accurately. Then, during longer poses, learn how to portray the correct human proportions through observation, drawing accuracy, measuring and some anatomy basics. Move on to creating shading and light, comparing values and adding drama.

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  4. Narrative Ideas & Practice with Ginny Banks

    January 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 7, 2019, 12:00 PM

    This exploratory workshop will focus on students photographing what moves them personally and be introduced to elements of design and how they can apply these elements to improve their compositions. There will be guided exercises that help facilitate this process along with a field trip. Students will also write a story line to accompany their images. Students will get photos printed for sharing and discussion each week.

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  5. Calligraphy with Rebecca Wild

    January 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - February 14, 2019, 4:00 PM

    In this 5-week class, you will focus on the historical Uncial script, as we learn basic lettering principles, technique and practical and creative uses for calligraphy. This is designed for beginners and those who need a refresher course.

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  6. Drawing in Perspective with Rick Myers

    January 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - January 20, 2019, 4:00 PM

    You will explore the vocabulary of perspective and how it applies to what we draw. Then you will work through a series of exercises to understand how perspective affects our drawings. Each session will include lecture and exercises. This class will be devoted to understanding perspective, rather than completing specific pieces. There will be no expectation to finish drawings, but there will be plenty to work on.

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Rockport State Park

  1. Deep Forest Experience at Rockport State Park

    January 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Experience an ancient forest this winter at Rockport State Park. Rockport State Park’s Deep Forest Experience will take place between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in January and February. Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of old growth fir, cedar, hemlock and maple trees. Many of the Rockport trees are over 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old “Grandmother Cedar.” During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the unseen ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi. Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear. Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

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