Ladies Art Night: BOO!

Thursday, September 19, 7:00-9:00pm  Join the fun this Ladies Art Night and create your BOO pallet sign for Halloween. The pallets measure 24″ x 14″, we will be painting and assembling. These look so great with all kinds of fall decor. You can lean it or hang it.

$31 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!

Landscape Painting Workshop in pastels

Saturday, 8/31/19 1:30-4:30pm 

Mary Jane returns for a three hour pastel workshop on Landscapes.   Pastel artist, Ms. Erard has years of teaching experience and will work with each student to make the painting successful.  Pastels are creamy soft chalks that blend easily and create stunning paintings. The class size limited to 14 people. (5 students necessary  to hold this workshop.)The recommended sanded pastel paper will be available for $2 per sheet. All other materials included. $36.

Pastel Painting Workshop

Sunday, Feb. 24, 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 pet portrait. No pet? Wildlife can suffice. Sanded pastel paper ($2) will be available at the class. All other supplies will be provided.   Register on calendar page. Five students are required to run this class. $36.

BONUS: Have you ever wanted to try OIL pastels? On 2/24/19 at 1:00pm, Mary Jane will give a mini introductory lesson prior to the above.  $15.

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.

Art Journal Afternoon


Sunday, January 28, from 12:30 to 3:30 Join Terry Ford-Holcomb for an afternoon of creative art journaling.  Learn several mixed media techniques for that journal you’ve been meaning to use.  Lots of stencils, ideas and paint for exploring possibilities.  Bring your imagination and a spiral journal (or purchase at class for $5.00). It can be a messy process, but oh so much fun!  Fee: $35; Class limited to 10 participants. 

Text plus art elements
Learn art journaling techniques

DIY Mat Cutting Workshop


Tuesday, April 18, 6:00-8:00pm. Bob Zeichner will show you how to make T hinges, measure your mat area for either a window or overmat and cut a beveled mat with affordable mat cutting tools. You’ll also use a Logan Mat Machine and compare the experiences. After this workshop, you’ll be able to mount and mat your work for any frame kit. Cost is $25 which includes one archival mat board, ivory,  17” x 11”.

DIY Mat Making for Art
Learn how to measure, cut mats for art work

Ladies Art Night: Saint Patrick’s Day Button Art Canvases


Thursday, March 2: You and Jen Blake will be creating Saint Patrick’s Day button art canvases. The finished size of our multi media creations will be 8 x 8. Use Mod Podge, papers, ribbon, a variety of green buttons to create these canvases. $21 per person pre pay, $25 at the door. All materials will be provided. You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks & beverages.