October 3, 10, 24, 31: Take your painting to the next level! The best way to improve is by practice. Learn, refresh, or refine the basics of using acrylic paint in this multi-session class. This class will meet once a week for four weeks, providing students with the opportunity for a more focused study. Students […]
October 12: Create collaged landscapes or interior spaces using maps, sheet music, and book pages. Participants will explore the textural qualities and colors of found papers, and hone skills in composition, cutting, layout, gluing, and finishing. Participants are encouraged to bring photographs or sketches as a reference. Amy Stevens is an arts educator and mixed […]
October 19: Learn to photograph your artwork like a pro using your own camera or phone and simple clip lights to help get your artwork into juried shows. (A camera is preferred, but using your phone will be discussed.) In three hours you will learn to use lighting and backgrounds to highlight texture and remove […]
Sorry, this class has been cancelled. October 26: In this three-hour workshop you will explore the purpose of an Artist's Statement, examples of good and not so good statements, determine what makes a good statement and learn how to write your own long and short versions that distill the essence of your work. Writing an […]
Saturday, November 2: Framing can make or break a finished work. In this one-session lecture, demonstration-style class, tips and techniques will be covered to make your framing projects professional looking. Margo Burian is an award-winning artist who maintains studios in Grand Rapids and northern Michigan. She holds a BFA from Kendall College of Arts and […]
Sorry, this class has been cancelled. November 17: Wow your closest family and friends with handmade cards for any occasion, inspired by nature and Michigan botanicals. Learn from Leelanau artist Maia Hausler how to create your own handmade cards to send to your loved ones. Each card will be a unique work of art worthy […]
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