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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

Caregiver Art Respite

https://articipate.us/event/for-caregivers/?instance_id=5078

This is an invitation to for caregivers, (paid or unpaid) to join Terry Ford Holcomb for a short series of art workshops.  These classes are designed for those who need a relaxing, guilt free break from the day to day tasks of taking care of a loved one.  No art experience needed.  Each week we will explore artistic pursuits in watercolor, collage, art journal pages and so on.  For the first class, using watercolor, we’ll draw and paint a bouquet of flowers bringing a hopeful sign of spring to come.  There will be light refreshments and time for informal socializing.

$30 for 3 sessions, Fridays, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, March 8, 22 & 29. All materials provided. Preregister please. We need 10 people to run this class.

Water Color Class

Thursday, March 7, 7:00-9:00pm. Learn all the techniques that make watercolor its own special medium. Steve Gamburd has created a curriculum for practice and discovery during this 5 week class. $125 per person.   A materials list will be emailed to registered students.  Five students required to hold this class.

Pastel Painting Workshop

Sunday, Feb. 24, 1:30-4:30pm.  Mary Jane Erard, pastel artist and teacher, will conduct a 3 hour workshop in which you will learn how to use these soft chalks to create a pet portrait. No pet? Wildlife can suffice. Sanded pastel paper ($2) will be available at the class. All other supplies will be provided.   Register on calendar page. Five students are required to run this class. $36.

BONUS: Have you ever wanted to try OIL pastels? On 2/24/19 at 1:00pm, Mary Jane will give a mini introductory lesson prior to the above.  $15.

Ladies Art Night

Feb. 28, 7:00-9:00pm. At this Ladies Art Night we will be creating a St. Patrick’s Day metal & wood door hang. These multi media door hangs measure 23″, they look stunning on a front door or as a focal piece shamrock decoration. We will have different green & gold paints to choose from, ribbons for the center focal point and our center words will read “pinch me”(these are optional.) Register here: https://articipate.us/event/st-patricks-day-door-hang/

English Cathedrals, Zeichner

Art Opening: February 1, 6:30-8:00pm.  

Presenting Robert Zeichner’s silver prints of magnificent English Cathedrals, built some ten centuries ago. Zeichner’s work captures the grandeur of their interior spaces and the small, delicate details. Refreshments served.  Join us for art, meet the artist, mingle with your neighbors. 

Robert A. Zeichner received his Bachelors of Fine Art from Pratt Institute (1969.) He has had over 30 exhibits in galleries and libraries in S.E. Michigan and is an exhibiting member of the Michigan Guild of Artists and Artisans. This exhibit is Robert’s third solo show at Articipate. The images on display are selenium toned gelatin silver prints, created in his traditional wet darkroom. Exhibited items will be available for sale until 3/2/19.