Needle Felting – Mermaid with Olivia Johnson

Needle Felting – Mermaid with Olivia Johnson
Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. May 30
Class Fee: $30 ($25 Member) Ages 16-Adult

What a fun felted project to get us in the mood for summer. In this project Olivia will gently guide you through the process of creating a mermaid using colorful wool roving and a barbed needle. Each student will receive a kit to continue felting at home.

April 25 Acrylic Painting

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens
Thursdays 3:45-5:15 p.m. **Unless otherwise noted. Class Fee $10 Ages 12-18

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.

April 25 Acrylic Painting

Using acrylic paints, metallic pens, gold and silver leafing, students will create a Gustav Klimt style painting featuring their favorite person, pet or pop icon.

INSPIRE April 11 Silver Clay with Cristine Grimm

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens
Thursdays 3:45-5:15 p.m. **Unless otherwise noted. Class Fee $10 Ages 12-18

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.

April 11 Silver Clay with Cristine Grimm

Cristine Grimm will teach students the process of using silver clay, texture tools, and torch firing to create a silver pendant.

Spring Break Art Explorations! Northern Lights Sky Painting

Spring Break Art Explorations!

Northern Lights Sky Painting
Thursday 11:00 a.m. – Noon April 4
Class Fee: $10 Ages 8-14

Using watercolor washes and acrylic paint, artists will recreate the bold colors and whimsy of northern lights.

Spring Break Art Explorations! Leatherworking Bracelet

Spring Break Art Explorations!
Leatherworking Bracelet
Monday 11:00 a.m. – Noon April 1
Class Fee: $20 Ages 8-14

Artist Roxanne Middleton will guide students through the use of leather stamping and texturing tools to create a leather cuff style bracelet.

Mirrored Word on Wood with Tracy Kehr September 28 and October 5

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. September 28, October 5
Class Fee: $45($40 Members) Ages 16 – Adult
Add some glitz to your home with this 9”x 24” whitewashed wood sign with mirrored or even stained glass mosaic lettering. In this class students will learn to cut glass and then adhere the pieces to the background wood. Choose from the words “Love”, “Hope”, or another word that will fit the space.

Quiltangle Workshop –  Free Motion Quilt Designs with Sandy Dekker  

Quiltangle Workshop –  Free Motion Quilt Designs with Sandy Dekker

Friday  9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.   August 11

Class Fee: $70 ($65 Members) Ages 16-Adult

Sandy creates the most amazing hand painted and free stitched quilts that look like intricate zentangle designs. Each participant will complete a 16”x16” quilt top perfect for becoming a wall hanging or pillow top. Participants should be experienced machine quilters, bring their own free motion sewing machines with darning or open toe foot. Bring black thread and also your choice of a second color of thread.  All other materials will be provided. Please arrive 15 minutes early to set up your machine. Bring a lunch.

Bird House with Decorative Wood Carving –  Bruce Smith and Friends

Bird House with Decorative Wood Carving –  Bruce Smith and Friends

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. August 3, 10

Class Fee:  $45 ($40 Members)  Ages 16-Adult

Learn the art of chip carving with master wood carvers. In this class students will learn the basics of chip carving and then move on to creating their own design on a bird house. This is an opportunity that you do not want to miss. All materials provided.

Introduction to Needle Felting – Let’s Make a Sheep with Olivia Johnson

Introduction to Needle Felting – Let’s Make a Sheep with Olivia Johnson

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.   July 27

Class Fee: $30($25 Members) Ages 12-Adult

Spend a fun evening exploring the art of needle felting. Using wool roving and a barbed needle Olivia will gently guide you through the process of forming a sheep. This is a fun activity for a group of friends. Each participant will receive a kit to continue at home.

The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing – Water Droplets with Anita Sams

The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing – Water Droplets with Anita Sams

Saturday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

July 22 Class Fee: $35($30 Members)   Ages 16-Adult

Take a moment out of your summer to explore the art of the colored pencil. In this class students will first learn basic techniques such as blending, layering, and burnishing.  Next, water drops can add life and freshness to your work. Please join us to learn the little details that make those tiny droplets believable. Anita is a master of realistic colored pencil renderings. Come and learn from a master. Bring a lunch.