August 3, 11:00am-12:15pm. This is an invitation to caregivers, (paid or unpaid) to join Terry Ford Holcomb for three Saturdays of art explorations. Renew your spirit by allowing yourself some play time. It’s important! No art experience needed. $36 for 3 sessions: Saturdays at 11:00am to 12:15 pm, August 3, 10, 17.
- Week One, we’ll explore the language of flowers with a simple watercolor bouquet
- Week Two, we’ll collage a symbolic tree to represent strength
- Week Three, we’ll pursue a sense of calm with a Mandela with colored pencil.
July 25, 6:00-8:00pm Mini wrapped journals; convenient to carry, easy to use and refillable. A thoughtful handmade gift. Instructor, Pam Signorelli. Measures 6″ x 4.5″. Seating limited to 15.
Sunday, July 28, 1:30-4:30pm Learn how to paint a refreshing water scene. Mary Jane Erard, an experienced teacher, returns to enable your successful image on special sanded paper. All pigments are included; sanded paper is available for $2. The workshop is $36. Five students are required to hold this class.
Super Sale ’till Sunday, 5:00pm: Odds and ends art kits, craft books and abandoned art works. We’ll also have Make and Take Ornaments for $5 for as long as supplies last. Stop in for some fun and great deals!
July 17, 6:00-8:00pm. Learn about Acrylics in this five week, step-by-step class with a focus on loose but accurate painting techniques. All experience levels are welcome!
This class will cover the basics of composition, value, color and brushwork with a simplified palette.
Bring an original photo reference to work from of an urban environment. Anything that inspires you! It could be a building or a smaller city park, restaurant, historic building, or something from a vacation. Think about an interior or exterior scene with a composition that is asymmetrical and unique!
July 16, 7:00-9:00pm. Watercolor paints can create stunning glazed effects. Cecilia Phipps will show you how. This class is for beginners through advanced. Five weeks, Tuesday evenings. You will learn as you create; color mixing, washes and experimentation that will result in your expression of autumn leaves, a landscape with birch trees, and a silhouetted lighthouse against a sunset sky. $135 includes pigments and start up paper.
Tuesdays, July 2, 4:00- 5:30pm. See CONTEST for free drawing class! 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, 4 weeks beginning July 2. $90. A materials list will be furnished one week prior to class (less than $10.) Taught by Terry Ford-Holcomb.
June 24, 11:00am. This book inspired an art class for kids. It offers a great variety of media and cuteness. Of course, you can enhance your summer at home by buying the book and follow along. But if you want a group setting without any fuss, bring your little ones, age 5 through 9 to Articipate. Taught by Deb Kobayashi and helper. $90 per session. Mondays, 11:00am-12:30pm. There are two (each different) 5 week sessions:
- Session one: June 24-July 22
- Session two: July 29-August 26.
Please call with any helpful information about your child or any questions.
Mondays, 6:00-9:00pm. See CONTEST for free drawing class! Drawing the human figure has long been a staple for artists. With gesture and form drawings in this 5 week class, we will look at the structure of the head, two-dimensional shape relationships, and value. Experienced teacher and artist, Dan Keller has taught at WSU, CCS and the BBAC. All of the classes will utilize a live model throughout. $165, includes cost of model. Specific dates are: 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/29, and 8/5. (no class 7/22).
June 22, 11:00am.; three week class.
This is an invitation to caregivers, (paid or unpaid) to join Terry Ford Holcomb for a short series of art explorations. Need a relaxing, guilt free break from the day to day tasks of taking care of a loved one? Come and join us. No art experience needed. $36 for 3 sessions: Saturdays at 11:00am to 12:15 pm, June 22, June 29 and July 6.