experimental drawing

Fine Art Drawing Fun!

While jewelry making and stained glass are well known Art Night Out classes, we also offer fine art drawing and painting as one day workshops!

Francis Carlier joined us one Saturday to share his love of drawing and phenomenal skills in the medium! Experimental Drawing brought in a range of students who had great curiosity and enthusiasm. Many took the class to learn formally, with no prior experience, and others, to improve their painting skills!

Through the class Francis guided students to explore the depths of their drawing skills. Using rulers, and pencils and other simple tools, everyone was able to gain understanding of what they were seeing in their photographs and still lives to translate onto their paper.

The results were amazing! One student was thrilled that she was able to push herself to draw bigger. Another LOVED how she was able to define a boot with clarity. The students were thrilled with their developped skills and were excited to return home to continue drawing!


It was the perfect afternoon dose of fine art!

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Chilly October Art Night Out Offerings

So many of us are fighting the urge to turn on the heat and starting beating that cold that enters our homes. Days are getting shorter, but the nights are calling you to come out and celebrate Autumn with a new and exciting art project. So what do you say?

Here’s the list of exciting Art Night Out offerings for the rest of the month. This 3-4 hour class settings is a great way to find your inner artist, make some new friends and do something special for yourself. Click on this link to sign up! http://www.artnightout.com/oct2008.htm

Thursday Oct 23rd 6-9pm

BATIK TABLE RUNNER with Suzanne Drown-Trout
Design your own charming table runner while learning about the batik method of wax resist. Create your own pattern, wax it to your fabric and chose from our selection of dyes. You will be thrilled to show off your new piece of home decor! $70

SEWN METAL JEWELRY with Betina Clark
Try out different hammers, stamps, and master the rolling mill while learning about basic drilling techniques. Then, turn your textured metals and accent beads into a wonderful design that is sewn together! Makes one pendant or pair of earrings. $75

Saturday Oct 25th 2-6pm

EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING with Lori Knight With the use of simple drawing aids you can transform any photograph into a drawing that is warm, expressive, and uniquely yours! Bring your photo or image of choice to inspire your drawing! $45

Monday Oct 27th 6-9pm

FABRIC COLLAGE with Ann Liller
This class offers an unconventional approach to collage. Using fabric pieces and top-stitching, you’ll create a work of art of your own design. Whether you choose a figurative or abstract motif, you’ll love the playful experience of “drawing with fabric”. $45

HOT GLASS JEWELRY with Gayle Raposa
Come and learn the secrets of glass fusing while creating gorgeous pieces of jewelry! Layer pieces of radiant glass to create pendants, earrings or window ornaments! The colors will inspire you and your finished piece will excite you! $85

Thursday Oct 30th 6-9pm

HOLIDAY CARDS with Pat Knittel
Find your inspiration for mailing your holiday cards this year with us! Create seasonal cards with stamping and collage techniques and even bring new life to old cards! $35

COLLAGE CHARMS with Deb Freedman
Design your own mini-collage using papers, words, and copied photos of dear ones! Place your artwork between glass, solder your pendant and your collage is ready to wear as a pendant or hang as an ornament. Take home 2 charms. $45

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