Life DrawingONGOING: Wednesday Life Drawing

WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St. Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: Wednesday Evenings, 6-9pm
PRICE: $10.00 MBAA Members and Students / $12.00 Non Members
CONTACT: Bob Rodger (805) 528-4248,

We believe life drawing should be fun, accessible and expressive.  Art Center Morro Bay is proud to present a weekly, uninstructed, Life Drawing workshop, featuring a variety of male and female nude models.

Put yourself on the pathway to better art!  This evening workshop, is open to all adults regardless of experience. Bring your own art supplies and work with medium of choice.

Models pose for various lengths of time, up to 20 minutes while taking short breaks. There is no instruction.  This workshop is appropriate for beginner to advanced.

PLEASE NOTE: No advanced registration – pay upon arrival. Participants must be at least 18 years of age to attend. Students may be asked to wear a mask.

Jewelry Wrapping Design Workshop

WHEN: July 20th, 1-3pm
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay
PRICE: $150/MBAA Members; $165/Non-members

Join our wire-wrapped jewelry class and discover the art of creating stunning and unique pieces of jewelry. You’ll learn fundamental ire wrapping techniques, including how to shape and manipulate wire to create intricate designs. You will walk away with the skills to create necklaces, earrings and bracelets.

No experience necessary. Because each student selects their own bead collection, no two will be the same. This class is the perfect opportunity to unleash your creativity and make something truly special. During this two-hour class you will gain hands-on experience utilizing three simple tools, 24 gauge wire and a vast array of beads that you can personally choose from, all produced by the artist.

Jeweler Li Li Clever will take you through the process of making wire-wrapped jewelry. Clever, your instructor with 25 years of jewelry designing experience, will demonstrate multiple techniques, as well as, work individually with each student to address their artistry level.

Sign up now and start creating your own beautiful wire-wrapped jewelry!

The course will take place on Saturday, July 20 from 1:00-3:00.

The photo exhibits the techniques being taught.

Media Arts (Video Production) Workshop

DATES: July  24

TIME: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

COST: $60 Members; $75 Nonmembers

Don't know what to do with all the videos you have recorded and saved? This new Media /Video Arts workshop is just what you need. Learn how to organize and edit those videos and turn them into something special. You will work on the basics of Video Production and explore a range of video styles.

All you will need to bring is your smartphone with saved videos to edit. Alternately, you are welcome to work with videos on your computer.

The instructor Robert Styles has been teaching Video Production for over 10 years in Porterville, CA. He has also been an active film critic for three years now, writing a weekly column (Cinema Styles) for the Porterville Recorder.

Introduction to Stained Glass with Deborah Wogan

WHEN: August 13th
TIME: 11:00am to 4:00pm
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA
MINIMUM AGE: 12 years
PRICE: $95.00 Members, $115.00 Non-members

This workshop will teach participants how to cut glass, solder, and use tools & materials safely to create a 8” x10” window. Students will work with abstract and geometric designs using the copper foil method of construction. This class will involve a great deal of standing; participants should be able to stand for long periods of time. Glass art created in class will be appropriate for indoor or outdoor display. Price includes all materials.


· Safety glasses

· Apron, crew neck shirt, long sleeve shirt, or old work shirt

· Closed toed, comfortable shoes

· Face mask

· Hair tie to secure long hair


Deborah Wogan has been a stained glass artist for over 40 years; designing and creating traditional & non-traditional custom stained glass art, as well as fused glass art and dichroic glass jewelry.