Sumi-e: The Three Friends of Winter

Date/Time: Saturday, February 2, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Susan Frame
The “Three Friends of Winter” in traditional brush painting are the Plum Blossom, Pine, and Bamboo. We’ll use ink, rice paper, and bamboo brushes to combine all the “friends” in one painting. Refresh your brush painting skills in a non intimidating and fun environment. You’ll also receive lots of encouragement as you develop your own personal approach. Class includes demonstration plus open painting time. Beginners through advanced artists welcome — watercolorists and other painters will also find this useful. Please see supply list for additional items you will need. Bring a lunch.

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Cut Paper Art: Papercutting for Beginners

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 19, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Andrea Martin
If you have ever wanted to create beautiful designs out of paper, this class is for you! Papercutting is a unique art form practiced by artists all over the world and has evolved into a wide range of unique cultural styles. In this class, you will learn to create basic designs, which will then be cut out of paper using only the simple tools of the papercutter – a pair of scissors and/or a craft knife. These designs will be applied to a variety of projects. Andrea will provide templates that you can use, or you can create your own designs. No previous papercutting or drawing experience needed.

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Art Journaling

Date/Time: Saturday, March 2, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Sue Swanson
Transform a plain lined journal into a work of art to hold your thoughts, hopes and dreams. Learn some easy ways that will have you looking forward to writing in your journal. We will use collage materials, colored pens and pencils to:
• Make a vision board cover
• Sprinkle inspirational pictures and words throughout the pages
• Use punches to zoom in on motivational images
• Learn some doodles and dangles to enhance the pages
• Make Washi Tape doors and windows
Come ready to create!

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