February 9, 1:30-4:30pm Learn the art of pastel painting while capturing your precious pet. Mary Jane Erard offers this 3 hour workshop again because of its popularity. All levels welcome. $37 plus $2 sanded paper.
January 23, 6-8:00pm Zentangle Patterns to evoke nature’s beauty. Pam Signorelli’s art will inspire you. We’ll use white and gloss pens on black. $30; all materials included.
January 30, 7:00-9:00pm
At this Ladies Art Night we will be creating Valentine door hangers, using wood, metal, paint & beautiful papers. 2 different heart shapes will be available and ribbon choices to hang your heart. These measure 12 inches. 17 seats available for this workshop, $26 per ticket. All materials are included. You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks & beverages.
YAY! Articipate’s fundraiser recipient, “Alternatives For Girls” received $701 of support. A big THANK YOU for your contributions, as a painter and/or a buyer!
2020 focus for Articipate is:
SMALL canvases result in…
LESS: pressure to succeed, time, expense, expectations, emotional involvement, ego
Leads to MORE: practice, risk taking & experimentation, paintings (successes AND failures), confidence, enthusiasm & fun
December 8, 1:30-4:30pm. Just in time for holiday gift giving! Mary Jane Erard returns to teach painting pets with pastels. Sunday Dec. 8. Bring a 8.5 x 11 b&w image of your favorite animal. We’ll transfer it on to the special sanded pastel paper ($2, sold at the workshop.) Pigments and expert instruction provided. $36.
December 10, 6:30-8:30pm. Learn how to make gorgeous glass art. Prepare and cut glass pieces, then design your own ornament, 5″ tall and two small pendants. $37.00 per person, all materials included. The glass art will be ready for pick up on December 17th.
Nov. 10, 1:30-3:30pm. Learn to make glorious painting with this unique medium; soft pastels. They are brilliantly saturated with colors, they allow sharp lines or smudged edges, they’re mistake forgiving and they don’t require brushes, solvents or canvases, so they’re travel compatible. We’re offering a series of pastel classes, on Saturdays and Sundays. Check dates and specific topics HERE
November 13, 6:30-8:30pm. Loose, Accurate and Expressive!
Become more confident and loose as a painter in this 5 session class with a combination of quick, fun gesture exercises as well as longer duration paintings. We will focus on portrait painting basics using photo references and a simplified palette. This class is for all levels.
Liz Frankland, instructor, will demonstrate to show the essentials of brushwork, value and composition with individualized attention.
The best way to improve is through practice! We will do several ala prima paintings, which are completed in one session. Liz will demonstrate multiple limited palettes in order to create a better understanding of the human form with greater accuracy and expression.
This is an acrylic painting class but we will also do some charcoal drawing. A materials list will be sent to registered students. Space is limited to 12. $139.
October 26, 1:30pm. Learn to make glorious painting with this unique medium; soft pastels. They are brilliantly saturated with colors, they allow sharp lines or smudged edges, they’re mistake forgiving and they don’t require brushes, solvents or canvases. Mary Jane Erard is now offering a series of 4 weekend sessions. This session is: Adding Other Media for texture and depth- 10/26. Future Sessions are: Impressionist Landscapes- 11/10. Fauvist Street Scenes- 11/23. Figures and Portraits- Dec. 1. Each of the lessons can be purchased alone for $30, or the series of four for $108.
Thursday, Dec. 5. On this 2nd Pallet Word Christmas Tree, you’ll enjoy Ladies Art Nite. These trees measure 24″ tall and you can customize your own color combinations. Come create with us and have a fun evening out! $31 per ticket, 18 seats available for this workshop. All materials will be provided. You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks and beverages.