Terry Ford-Holcomb teaches simple techniques for drawing nearly anything imaginable! During the four weeks, we’ll focus on still life, portraiture, contour drawing and landscape. Enjoy this intuitive and expressive way of thinking. Develop your visual… More
How to get to art:
Some people delight in playing with color, some are intrigued by shapes and shadows. Others challenge themselves with realism. No matter. However you arrive is the best way. Choose your path, but take a step.
Read about art classes at Articipate. HERE
January 9, 2019 6:00-8:00pm
Liz Frankland will demonstrate how to create a scene that is loose but realistic in style, and how to find the point where detail can be expressed accurately yet abstract. Students are asked to bring 2-3 inspirational images to work from and will leave at the end of the class with their own painting. And don’t worry about a cluttered photo! Frankland will help students navigate what to highlight and minimize in the final work. Wednesday evenings, five weeks. Register HERE. A materials list will be provided to registered students prior to class.
Class begins January 10, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Steve Gamburd created a 5 week class for students to learn and practice techniques of watercolor painting. In each session you will experiment, learn and practice your new skills. A materials list will be sent to registered students. $120 per person. Register HERE.
The tree stands sturdy through the cold winter months. Terry Ford-Holcomb offers this tree collage to help us focus on the beauty throughout the season. We’ll add a tiny speck of red for a “spark” of warmer days to come. Join us in making this 10″ x 10″ canvas collage. January 24th 6:30-8:30pm. $31, all materials included.
Friday, January 18, 6:00-8:00pm. Make a flame like glass candle holder and a star tile. Pam Signorelli will teach you how. You can pick up your art piece at the studio two days later. $36, includes materials. Class size limited to 18. BYOB and snacks as desired. Register HERE
Join local artist Liz Frankland for a 5-week class on acrylic painting. Frankland, who is based in Berkley, is an award winning painter with a love of mid-century modern design, everyday spaces, and interiors filled with light and shadow.
Frankland will demonstrate how to create a scene that is loose but realistic in style, and how to find the point where detail can be expressed accurately yet abstract. Students are asked to bring 2-3 inspirational images to work from and will leave at the end of the class with their own painting. And don’t worry about a cluttered photo! Frankland will help students navigate what to highlight and minimize in the final work.
A materials list will be provided to registered students prior to class. Register on the calendar page.
Saturday, December 1, 1:30-4:00pm. A three hour pastel workshop in time for Christmas gift giving! And what’s more precious than an artistic portrait of man’s best friend? Pastel artist, Mary Jane Erard (see her paintings at Toledo Museum of Art) has years of teaching experience and will work with each student to make the pet portrait successful. Bring your favorite photo to trace. Class size limited to 12 people. $35.
You know you need art, but where do you start? Here! at Intro to Painting & Drawing. In 5 weeks, we’ll explore watercolor painting, acrylic painting, oil painting, plus a short drawing practice each week to develop skills and comfort. Tuesday evenings, 7:00-9:00pm, beginning January 8, 2019. $119 materials included.
October 29, 6:30-8:30pm. Making art is always therapeutic because it involves contemplation, self expression and reflection, but Zentangle Art has earned a place in Psychology Today. See this article by Cathy Malchiodi PhD, in which she shares its qualities:
It’s self soothing
It teaches how to own mistakes
It reinforces aimlessness
Pam Signorelli teaches two classes at Articipate this fall: Oct. 29th and Nov. 1st. Come and try it! This time it’s Tannins and Tangles; random tea and wine rings combine with thoughtful patterns; a great contrast! What will Pam Signorelli think up next? $26 per person. All materials provided.