Whimsical Birds on a Wire

Date/Time: Saturday, April 28, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Sylvia Benson
Using acrylic paint on canvas, draw and paint fanciful birds. Don’t worry about exact shapes, the more “out there,” the better. No experience necessary. This class will be tons of fun for everyone, even if you’ve never painted before!

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Becoming a Better Painter in Oils or Acrylics

Date/Time: Friday, May 11, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Mary Jo Van Dell
You will quickly notice an improvement in your work with the instruction and ideas you receive in this workshop. You will be personally coached and encouraged to develop a better individual skill and style. Come with an open mind and blank canvas to refresh your passion for painting. Subject matter is up to you. Starting a new piece is preferable but you may also bring a piece in progress. This is the perfect workshop to bring to life that idea that’s been haunting you, or to start that big canvas you’ve always wanted to do. A small canvas is fine too! Enthusiasm and some experience are required for this class. Bring a lunch.

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Passionately Painting in Acrylics

Date/Time: 6 Wednesdays, March 14 & 28, April 18 & 25, May 9 & 23, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM *date change from catalog

Lisa Fertig
Non-objective art defines a type of abstract art that is usually, but not always, geometric and aims to convey a sense of simplicity and purity. All levels of expertise invited to participate. The instructor will give demonstrations for guidance. Materials could also be added.

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Modular Art Creations

Date/Time: Monday – Wednesday, May 14 – 16, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Kathleen Hope
This workshop will explore the secrets and techniques of what makes these small paintings work together. We will use small 8x8x2 wood panels and apply acrylic and collage to create unique designs. Learn how and why collectors love this grid-like form of art, and where to sell these small gems. Modular art has become popular at art shows and galleries. Kathleen Hope is a master at modular art and has created thousands of designs. Learn Kathleen’s secrets to success. Bring a lunch.

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