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.
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 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.
April 28, 3:00-4:30pm Special Performance! Music, art and story combine for a family treat. Dr. Chelsea Koziatek (flute) and Dr. Tia Harvey (narrator) perform this well known tale by Oscar Wilde. Their performance will be followed by paper crafts to enhance the experience. $15 per person. Also, on May 10th, adults can look forward to an evening performance accompanied with a tapas treat. (See calendar to register.)
April 12, 7:00-9:00pm Art; where to start: Copying the masters is an age old practice to learn painting AND it’s a fun way to learn about color mixing and acrylic paints in our first class. In 5 weeks, we’ll explore watercolor painting, acrylic painting, oil painting, plus a short drawing practice each week to develop skills and comfort. Come and dip your brush into the world of art. Low pressure, high pleasure. Tuesdays, beginning April 12th. $123 per person, includes materials. Class size limited to 8 students.
March 22, 6:00-8:00pm
These shapes are molded into the glass by cutting and placing kiln paper under the tile. When it is fired the shapes and lines are created. Pam Signorelli will show you how. You may use your glass creation to adhere to a night light ($10 extra (cash please) for light fixture.
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.
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.
March 8, 2019, 6:00-8:00pm. Like a glass flower, these plant stakes will add beauty to your pots. Have fun designing your own. Pam Signorelli will show you how. $37, all materials included. Fuse fired and ready for pick up within one week.