Father’s Day, June 16, 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 waterfront and boat… More
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Some people love playing with color, some are attracted to shapes and shadows. Others like the challenge of realism. No matter. However you arrive is the best way. Choose your path, but take a step.
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May 20, 7:00-9:00pm, Instead of fabrics, we’ll be using 12″ x 12″ wooden panels pre-routed traditional quilt designs. Have fun making color choices and watching your quilt take shape. These look great inside or hung outside in your favorite garden spaces (you will need to seal them and hang them in a somewhat protected spot). $26 per ticket, 18 seats available for this workshop. All materials will be provided. You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks and beverages. Come create with us and enjoy a fun evening out!
May 17, 6:00-8:00pm Students will learn to tangle on a white Zentangle paper tile with black and gold ink, colored with chalk pastel pencil. These designs are inspired by Gustav Klimt. $30. Includes tiles, colors and round mat. Register.
May 12, 1:30-4:30pm. Paint a field of sunflowers on Mother’s Day. Mary Jane Erard will conduct this workshop in pastel paints. You’ll be surprised at the vibrant colors. All skill levels welcome. Mothers receive a free sanded paper (normally $2) provided at the workshop. Join us.
May 10, 7:00-8:00pm. Music and story served with tapas. Dr. Chelsea Koziatek (flute) and Dr. Tia Harvey (narrator) will perform “The Nightingale and the Rose” by Oscar Wilde. Jay Ravani (chef) will serve his creative tapas making this a delicious evening! $45 per person.
Friday, May 3, 6:30-8:00pm
Mary Jane Erard is an award winning artist mostly in soft pastel. Her works are usually rural landscapes of the US and Europe. A juried member of the Pastel Society of America for over 20 years, Mary Jane has been represented by the Collector’s Corner of the Toledo Museum of Art. She teaches pastel painting courses in Ohio and Michigan (and at Articipate). She appears in the May 2019 of Southwest Art Magazine, Anniversary Issue. Please join us for this community event to increase support for art and artists. Refreshments served.
April 29, 7:00-9:00pm.
At this Ladies Art Night we will be creating Margarita Door Hangers/Signs. These measure 12″wide x 18″tall. We will be painting, Mod Podging, and applying vinyl. We will use wire as a hanger on these with an optional bow poof. You may choose from a few different sentiments, “Mamacita Needs A Margarita”, “Happy Hour”, “Fiesta Queen”, “Cinco de Mayo” or “Margarita Limes Good Times”. Please make your preference known by leaving your choice in the comments.
Register HERE. Tickets are $31.00. All materials will be provided. Please pre-pay using the ticket button. There are 20 seats available for this class.
You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks & beverages. Come create with us and enjoy a fun evening out!
April 23, 4:00- 5:30pm. All beginners start at the same place, so we’ve opened this class to everyone age 16 to 96! Learn 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 language. Tuesdays, April 23,30, May 7 and 14, 4:00pm-5:30pm. $90. A materials list will be furnished one week prior to class (less than $10.) Taught by Terry Ford-Holcomb.
April 13, 1:30-4:30pm. Mary Jane Erard returns to teach painting with pastels. She is a creative teacher; each student learns pastel painting techniques applied to a chosen, traced image. Pet Portraits are a favorite subject, but animals, birds and fish have pleasing organic shapes for an eye catching image. $36. Pigments provided.
This is an invitation to 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.