Paint & Pop Art Messenger Bag

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens
Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:45-5:15 p.m. Ages 11-18
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.

January 9 Paint & Pop Art Messenger Bag

Transform a cotton canvas messenger bag into a
fashionable self-expression! Using photo transfers and
fabric paint and some bling, participants will first apply
their own image, then adorn it with colorful details. Please
bring a digital or hard copy of whatever images you wish
to transfer onto the canvas bag. They will be scanned and
printed onto lazer-tran paper.

An Evening of Painting with Jane Stroschin – Landscape with Barn

An Evening of Painting with Jane
Stroschin – Landscape with Barn
Wednesday 5:30-7:30 p.m. November 20
Class Fee: $45($40 Members) Ages 16-Adult

This is your invitation to come and spend an
evening painting with Jane Stroschin. In this class
students will learn acrylic painting techniques from
an expert while creating a 16” x 20 ” landscape with
barn. Jane encourages students to add their style
and interpretation to their painting. Don’t miss this
opportunity to work with an inspirational instructor.
Both experienced and beginning students will enjoy
this class.

Christmas Ornament Painting with Jane Stroschin

Christmas Ornament Painting
with Jane Stroschin
Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m. November 13
Class Fee: $30 ($25 Members) Ages 12-Adult

Prepare for the holiday season by spending an inspiring
evening with artist Jane Stroschin. She will guide you
through the process of painting on glass bulbs. Each
student should expect to complete two bulbs: a snowman
and a bird. This is a perfect decoration for your holiday
tree or as a unique gift.

An Evening of Painting with Jane Stroschin – Birch Forest

An Evening of Painting
with Jane Stroschin – Birch Forest

Tuesday 5:30-7:30 p.m. September 24
Class Fee: $45 ($40 Members) Ages 16-Adult

Come and spend a delightful and creative evening with local artist Jane Stroschin. In this class students will use a combination of abstract textural and realistic acrylic painting techniques to create their own version of a birch forest on a 16” x 20” canvas. Both experienced and beginning students will enjoy this class.

INSPIRE Art for TEENS: Landscape Painting with Jane Stroschin

INSPIRE Art for TEENS: Landscape Painting with Jane Stroschin

Learning a combination of both abstract textural and realistic detailed painting from artist and illustrator Jane Stroschin, students will create a bold backdrop and layer on fine detailed foregrounds and subjects into a beautiful Michigan inspired landscape.

INSPIRE Art for TEENS: Landscape Painting with Jane Stroschin

INSPIRE Art for TEENS: Landscape Painting with Jane Stroschin

Learning a combination of both abstract textural and realistic detailed painting from artist and illustrator Jane Stroschin, students will create a bold backdrop and layer on fine detailed foregrounds and subjects into a beautiful Michigan inspired landscape.

Springtime Tulip Painting with Kristi Visser

Springtime Tulip Painting
with Kristi Visser
Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. May 30
Class Fee: $45 ($40 Members) Ages 16-Adult

Tulips bring a joyful burst of color in spring! Come capture some of that springtime joy with a painting night! Leave your perfectionist ideas behind and embrace the carefree brush strokes and playful splatters of these happy flowers. Kristi will share some of her favorite acrylic techniques that help make painting simple and fun for anyone! We will be creating multiple paintings on 8” x 10” paper as we learn and practice expressive acrylic techniques together.

May 1 – June 1 Paintings by Deborah Bowen

May 1 – June 1 Paintings by Deborah Bowen
Reception, May 9, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Jansma Gallery at NCCA-Artsplace, 13 E. Main St., Fremont, 231-924-4022.

Deborah Bowen is a mixed media painter and designer from Spring Lake. A proud recipient of several awards in juried shows throughout Michigan, including Muskegon Museum of Art Regional and Grand Rapids Festival of Arts. She is an active member of Lakeshore Visual Arts Cooperative and displays her art work at the Gallery Uptown in Grand Haven. Bowen states, “For me, creating a painting is like solving a problem, completing a puzzle, or playing a game. The strategy of the game changes as each player, the artist or the work, makes a move or inspires the other.”

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.

Youth Painting: County Fair Critters

Youth Painting: County Fair Critters
Thursday 3:45-5:15 p.m. April 18
Class Fee: $20 Ages 8-14

Choose from horse, chicken, duck, rabbit, llama, goat, pig, dog, or cow silhouettes to form a basis for a fun, bold acrylic painting of your favorite critter. Save these stunning paintings to show at the fair!