|Fri, Aug 7|
Alcohol InksUse alcohol inks to create gorgeous vivid art! It is an amazing free flowing medium that is exciting to paint with! Enjoy learning what the inks are and how to use them to create vivid flowers, landscapes, and abstracted looks. Tools inks and the best products will be discussed. Students will receive a list of how the inks can be used for many different art projects. Dar's motivating demonstrations are broken down to a step-by-step painting process on a 12 X 12 canvas. The class will also have the opportunity to practice on different kinds of papers before working on canvas. Your imagination and creativity will be sparked in this no mistakes class. NO experience necessary to complete your unique piece of art to take home. All supplies included.
Collage with a Twist!Come get your creative juices flowing! Bring your textured papers, scrapbook papers, colorful magazines with words you like, beads, decorative papers, and rice papers and embellishments you have. Plus bring your gel prints from Dar's Gel printing class. (Not to worry if you don't have.) Dar will demonstrate innovative methods of layering papers with exciting mixed media supplies while students build upon unique paper texturing techniques. Students are encouraged to bring sayings and meaningful quotes to incorporate into their art. You will learn basic design forms that make your collage a wonderful piece of art! Emphasis will be on having fun while finishing your collage on canvas. No experience necessary! Please bring paper towels, papers, and embellishments, permanent glue stick, ruler, pencil, any favorite markers you have, scissors, lunch, and beverages.
Family Print ClassThis is an intergenerational art class designed for parents or grandparents and their children. It is a great class for everyone, requiring no previous art experience! Come and enjoy this spontaneous art adventure with the family! Students will learn easy techniques for printing real leaves, stamping, texturing, backgrounds for prints, creating a small painting, and layering a greeting card that is a piece of art. Dar's teaching style is exciting and easy to follow. Please dress for a mess and bring paper towels, plus a snack and beverage if you like. Ages 8-adult.