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My email is: dar(at)darsworld(dot)com

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New Hope, PA

908.720.2066

The official web site of Dar (Hosta) James, artist, author, illustrator & educator.

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Workshops

This is where you will find my workshop schedule for New Hope. Can't make one of the dates? If you are a group of 8 or more, either bring them here or I'll come to you! Details in ART PARTIES.

My workshops are ABSOLUTELY NOT like a "choose the #17 choice with the pine tree and the owl" and that’s what we are doing kind of class. I encourage my students to NOT copy my example—quite the opposite. We will all begin with a clean board or canvas so that we are exploring together. I teach technique much like a recipe, telling you step by step what we are doing, answering questions and making recommendations along the way, if desired. Color and design choices are always up to the individuals. My students and I are always pleasantly surprised and amazed at how we all set out with the same tools and instructions and then end up with so many varied, unique, beautiful pieces.  

We work together on pieces you will enjoy making and taking home with you to display in your home! Bring your curiosity -- and maybe a friend -- to my home studio in New Hope, PA for one of my adult art workshops.

 

My ONLINE CLASSES with Carla Sonheim Productions can be found HERE.

“You are really an amazing artist and a wonderful teacher.  You have a very kind and generous spirit and that totally comes out in your art and your teaching.” ~Sally March

“Wanted to let you know  how much I enjoyed your class yesterday and for your warm hospitality. Thanks for opening your heart ❤️ and home. You are a great teacher!” ~Janet