Visual Arts Workshops and One-Day Events

Gneedle Felted Gnomes
for all ages
with Gnancy Gnelson-Brotz
Mar. 3, 6-7 p.m.
$15 class fee, $6 materials fee

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Olaf Painted Wine Glass
for teens & adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Mar. 3, 7-8 p.m.
$10 class fee, $5 materials fee

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Chalk Pastel: Pink Banks
for adults
with Mary Underwood
Mar. 9, 3-5 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee

Chalk Pastel: Water Lily
for adults
with Mary Underwood
Mar. 23, 3-5 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee

Direct Observation Still Life
for ages 14 & up
with John Plymak
Mar. 28, noon-2 p.m.
$28 class fee
Draw a still life in graphite based on direct observation. We will focus on accurate measurement and proportion, simplifying complex shapes, and establishing proper horizon line and perspective. (John Plymak holds a BFA and is a graphic & fine artist and children’s book illustrator.)

National Rainbow Day Mobile
for grades 1-5
with Sandy Rill
Apr. 2, 5-6 p.m.
$10 class fee, $3 materials fee
Create bright mobiles out of paper, card stock, and tissue for National Rainbow Day!

Zentangle Easter Eggs
for ages 10 & up
with Lisa Ruschman
Apr. 2, 6-8 p.m.
$30 class fee, $7 materials fee
Decorate real blown out eggs with intricate Zentangle art!

Needle Felted Easter Eggs
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Apr. 7, 7-8 p.m.
$18 class fee, $10 materials fee
Each student will create two.

Chalk Pastel: Sunlit Path
for adults
with Mary Underwood
Apr. 9, 3-5 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee

Needle Felted Bunny
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Apr. 14, 7-8 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee

World Art Day
for grades 1 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Apr. 15, 4-5 p.m.
$10 class fee, $3 materials fee
Learn about Australian Aboriginal Dot Art, and create a piece on canvas.

Toad Abode
for grades 1 & up, adults
with Sandy Rill
Apr. 16, 6-8:30 p.m.
$15 class fee, $5 materials fee
Make a home out of clay for the toad friends in your yard!

Raku Pottery
for adults
with Anzietta DiPierro
Apr. 18 & 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
$40 class fee, $10 materials fee
Explore the Japanese art of Raku in this 2-part workshop. Pots are taken from the kiln while they are still red hot and placed in a container of combustible material, depriving the pots of oxygen and creating intense, varied colors in the glaze. Clay pieces will be created the first day and fired the second.

Needle Felted Spring Flowers
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Apr. 21, 7-8 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee

Chalk Pastel: Sun & Shade
for adults
with Mary Underwood
Apr. 23, 3-5 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee

Pottery Birdhouse
for grades 1 & up, adults
with Sandy Rill
Apr. 23, 6-8:30 p.m.
$15 class fee, $5 materials fee
Make a home for your feathered friends!

Arbor Day Art
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Apr. 28, 7-8 p.m.
$10 class fee, $3 materials fee
Paint bright birches on canvas.

Floral Pendant
for teens & adults
with Pamela Amy
May 2, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$10 class fee, $5 materials fee

Baby Yoda Canvas
for all ages
with Nancy Mitchell
May 4, 6-7 p.m.
$10 class fee, $3 materials fee

Cinco de Mayo Art
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
May 5, 7-8 p.m.
$10 class fee, $3 materials fee
Use brilliant pastels to create Latin-inspired art.

Pit-Fired Pottery
for teens & adults
with Sandy Rill
May 9 & 16, 1-4 p.m.
$40 class fee, $10 materials fee
Create a project in clay, then bisque-fire it to create a permanent work of art in this two-part workshop.

Kids for Positive Change: Earth Day Art
for grades 1-8
with Camille Licate
May 12, 5-6:30 p.m.
$20 class fee, $5 materials fee
We’ll celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day through movement, storytelling, and art, recognizing Ashtabula County’s natural resources and taking positive action for our community and our planet!

World Collage Day
for grades 1 & up
with Heather Denning
May 12, 6-7 p.m.
$10 class fee, $5 materials fee
Create a vibrant collage tree.

Needle Felted Fox
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
May 12, 7-8:30 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee

Chalk Pastel (Image TBD)
for adults
with Mary Underwood
May 14, 3-5 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee

Spring Zentangle
for ages 10 & up
with Lisa Ruschman
May 14, 6-8 p.m.
$30 class fee, $7 materials fee

Needle Felted Sea Scape
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
May 19, 7-8 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee

Needle Felted Bee & Blossoms
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
May 26, 7-8:30 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee

Chalk Pastel (Image TBD)
for adults
with Mary Underwood
May 28, 3-5 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee

Business of Art for Artists
for ages 15 – adult
with Mary Urbas
May 30, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
$25 class fee
For today’s professional artist, creating art is only half the struggle — you also have to be able to market your art, and yourself. Mary Urbas, professional artist and Gallery Director/Exhibition Curator at The Gallery at Lakeland Community College, will share her insights on how to successfully present and promote your art. This workshop will focus on pricing, presentation, approaching galleries, and writing your artist statement, followed by a Q & A and networking session.