Inspire – Classes for Teens – December 13 – Acrylic Painting

Thursday, December 13 from 3:45-5:15 p.m.

Ages 12-18

Class Fee $10

These classes are funded in part by a grant from the FACF Youth Advisory Committee. These exciting and exploratory art classes are designed to give middle and high school students a chance to learn about art styles and mediums they might not get in a classroom. All materials provided.

In this class, participants will create a winter inspired landscape on an artists canvas using acrylic painting techniques. Wash, dry brush, spattering and masking will all be techniques demonstrated and applied during this beginner level acrylic painting class.

Studio You! – Mixed Media Pumpkin

Thursday, October 25 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $40 ($35 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

Vintage papers and acrylic paint will combine in this
unique addition to your fall and Thanksgiving decor. We’ll
begin with a fun collage created with a collection of vintage
finds on 12” x 12” canvas. Then we’ll trace a charming
pumpkin on to the canvas and finish it off with acrylic paint.
Take home a one of a kind piece!

Studio You! – Stacked Pumpkins

Thursday, October 4 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $40 ($35 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

It just isn’t fall without pumpkins, and these painted
pumpkins will stay pretty year after year! We’ll start with a
blank 10” x 20” canvas, trace our pumpkins, and then paint
with your choice of colors. You’ll look forward to pulling this
artwork out to enjoy every fall!

Studio You! – Hydrangea Bouquet

Thursday, September 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $40 ($35 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

With this beautiful painting, you can keep your hydrangeas
blooming all year! This piece is done with acrylic paint on
12” x 12” canvas and can be customized with the choice
of blue or white blooms and a background color to match
your style. Kristi will guide you step by step as you create
your own happy hydrangea art.

Artful Canvas Painting – Blooming Tulips with Sharon Smithem

Tuesday, May 22, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $45 ($40 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

Spend an art filled evening with artist Sharon Smithem
creating a vibrant painting of tulips. She will teach you
essential acrylic painting techniques such as blending
colors, testing brush strokes, adding highlights and
shadows as you work on a 16” x 20” canvas. No
experience necessary. All materials included.

Fine Arts Sampler with Lindsay Isenhart December 14 Acrylic Painting

Thursdays 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Ages 16-Adult
Class Fee $35 each ($30 Members)
These introductory classes use simple and similar subjects to explore different fine art mediums in each class. Great way to explore your interests without a huge investment of time and money! All materials provided. November 9 and 16 Block Printing requires students attend both days.
September 21 Charcoal & Graphite Drawing
October 19 Chalk Pastel & Oil Pastel Drawing
November 2 Watercolor Painting
November 9 & 16 Block Printing
December 14 Acrylic Painting
Keep an eye out for Art Glass Sampler series January/February 2018. Students will be sampling easy introductory Stained Glass, Fused Glass, Glass Beads, and Glass Mosaic projects.

Art Uncork’ed Acrylic Painting with Sharon Smithem: Hay Field Landscape

Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m.

April 20

Class Fee: $45($40 Members)

Ages 18-Adult

Blending colors, testing brush strokes, adding highlights and shadows. These are just a few of the techniques you will explore while learning how to paint a landscape filled will rolled bales of hay and rich colors. Step away from your busy schedule and spend an evening creating something beautiful. All ability levels are welcome.

Art Uncork’ed Acrylic Painting with Sharon Smithem: Lake Channel

Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m.

March 23

Class Fee: $45($40 Members)

Ages 18-Adult

Call a friend and join artist Sharon Smithem for a relaxed painting experience. Sharon will guide you through the process of using acrylic painting techniques like blending colors, testing brush strokes, adding highlights and shadows, to create a colorful picture of a lake channel on a 16”x20” canvas. No prior experience is required.

Art Uncork’ed Acrylic Painting: Landscape with Sharon Smithem

Thursday 5:30-8:00 p.m.

April 14

Class Fee: $45 ($40 Members)

Ages 18-Adult

Call a friend and join Sharon for a relaxing painting experience. Sharon will guide you through the process of using acrylic painting techniques to create a beautiful landscape on a 16” x 20” canvas.