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: Etched Glass Mason Jars

March 23, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Jen Blake will teach us how to make etched glass Mason jars. Make a pair for your spring & summer drinks or to put treats in. We will have Michigan Love decals and Detroit Tiger decals to choose from. If you would like to make more than the pair you will be able to by paying the materials fee. We will have 12 oz. jars, perfect for wine & 16 oz. jars, great for beers, sodas and mixed drinks. $21 per person pre pay, $25 at the door. All materials will be provided. You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks & beverages.

etched glass jars with "D"
Jars Etched with the “D”

Private Ladies Art Night Parties are available for groups of 10 or more. Lots of fun projects to choose from. $25 per guest. Please Contact: Jennifer Blake  (248) 245-6419 cell

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.

Art Spa Days: Thursdays

Art Spa Days
art spa day

Art Spa: def:

1.  A service for the purpose of improving wellness, peace of mind and relaxation through personal care treatments. Personal care treatments include coloring, painting, mandalas, Zentangle tiles, vision boards. Studio atmosphere enhanced by soft music, hot tea and encouragement. 

Now on Thursdays!

Come and use our studio for your art practice.  We’ve got table space, wall space, easels and great lighting. $15 for a day if your bring your own materials*, or use our paper and any medium for a nominal charge.

Make it better; bring a friend!

*no toxic, or vaporized sprays.

Ladies Art Night: Boho Arrows

Monday, January 30, 2017. We will be creating rustic boho arrows.  The finished arrow measures 27.75 inches by 7 inches tall. Get ready to paint, stain, and/or wash to create just the look you want. These arrows look great with gallery photo walls, garden accents or as a Valentine decoration. $21 per person pre pay, $25 at the door. All materials will be provided. You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks & beverages.

Private Ladies Art Night Parties are available for groups of 10 or more. Lots of fun projects to choose from. $25 per guest. Please Contact: Jennifer Blake  (248) 245-6419 cell.

After School Art Lessons at Angell

art cart goes into the schools
art lessons after school 

Articipate’s Art Cart is offering after school, one hour art lessons for students in grades 2-5. Taught by experienced art teachers, the lessons will include drawing with shading, printmaking, sculpture, Zentangle/patterns, life size self drawings, and collage. Our objective is to foster imagination and play while exploring new materials. A personal sketchbook is included to encourage practice and creativity outside the classroom. Teachers will also teach one of the standard art concepts per lesson (line, shape, space, color, values, form, texture).

For students in grades 2-5. Course number: 720-1 in the Winter Program Guide by Berkley Enrichment. Information about registering here

Ladies Art Night JAN. Valentine Mixed Media Art

Thursday, Jan. 19

Jen Blake will be creating Valentine multi-media art blocks using wood, papers, paint, words & antique findings.  $21 per person pre pay, $25 at the door. All materials will be provided.  7:00 pm-9:00 pm. You are welcome to bring your favorite snacks & beverages. Register HERE Continue reading “Ladies Art Night JAN. Valentine Mixed Media Art”

Drawing on Life

Next class is JAN. 4th

Drawing on Life.  Carole Wayner gently guides us into proportion and lets self expression prevail. Concentrated effort has rewards. You’ll learn more than drawing. You’ll learn how to see. Wednesdays, 1:00pm-3:00pm: Pre-register HERE, please. $20. Bring your own sketchbook, or buy one here for $3.