Acrylic Painting with Liz Frankland

Wednesday evenings, beginning January 9, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm.

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.

Pastel Pet Portrait

Learn Pastel Painting
Pastel by Mary Jane Erard

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.

Intro to Art

copying master artists a practice for students
Art Student, Jean Harrison’s rendition of Derain, Les Peniches.

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.

Zentangle with Tannins

Pam Signorelli, teacher
Learn Zentangle

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’s simple
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.

Watercolor Magic

Learn the art of watercolor paintingOctober 11, 7:0pm-9:00pm.   Watercolor Magic, by Steve Gamburd.  A 5 week course* which includes: Introduction to Transparencies, Monochrome, Dynamic Duos, Relative Color, and Figure Painting.  In each session you will experiment, learn and practice your new skills.  A materials list will be sent to registered students. $105 per person. *actual dates are Thursdays, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/ 8 and 11/15. *Single class option: $26 per session.

Acrylic Painting; 5 weeks

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.

Next class: Wednesday evenings, beginning January 9, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm. A materials list will be provided to registered students prior to class. We must have minimum 5 students or the class will be cancelled. Register on the calendar page.

Scenes of the past
Past Time, art recalling the past.