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Rustic Hand Saw Painting

Friday, September 22: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 16+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Old saws are so interesting on their own, and in this class we will take one and turn it into a beautiful work of art. Learn with Lorrie about prepping an unconventional surface, and create a beautiful mountain scene with acrylic paint.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Decorative Santa Ice Skate

Thursday, October 26: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 16+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

What better way to spend your evening than getting started on the holidays early? Come join Lorrie for a night of cheery repurposing as she teaches you how to turn an old ice skate into a one of a kind jolly Santa! This decoration will be a great conversation starter in your holiday décor. Great for wall display around your house, or give it as a gift to someone who loves Santa!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Darling Deer Alcohol ink

Friday, December 8: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

This class is for every level of artist! Beginner and advanced students alike will have a blast following this adorable pattern and bringing it to life with alcohol inks. Lorrie will demonstrate various techniques on this 4”x4” tile, guiding you in creating a darling deer worthy of display. Lorrie will also provide a couple additional projects as time allows to practice your new skills.

$25 Non-Members/$20 Members * Materials Included

Dancing Lady Canvas

Saturday, January 20: 12-2pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Using alcohol ink and an 8x10" canvas, celebrate sisterhood and femininity with vibrant colors! This class is great for beginners all the way to advanced artists. Lorrie will guide students in the process of using alcohol inks to create a colorful piece of art.

$25 Non-Members/$20 Member * Materials Included

Tree of Life Alcohol Ink Tile

Thursday, February 8: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

This customizable tree will make a wonderful project to do with a loved one, or a great gift for Valentine’s Day! No experience needed – join Lorrie and learn about alcohol ink techniques and see how easy it is to bring life to your tile! Lorrie will also provide a couple additional projects as time allows to practice your new skills.

$25 Non-Members/$20 Members * Materials Included

Melted Crayon Art Heart

Saturday, February 10: 9-11:30am
Instructor: Ashlee Goddeau
Ages 7-18
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, learn to recycle crayons into a lovely work of “heart” and make a great gift for a loved one that will hold a photo inside when finished! Students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills.

$45 Non-Members/$40 Members (Materials Included)

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

Santa Rustic Hand Saw

Thursday, November 16: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 16+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

This upcycled hand saw will be a wonderful focal piece in your home. Join Lorrie to paint on a unique surface with acrylic paint, creating a Santa with lots of character and twinkle. This project will be hung vertically, the saw blade becoming the snowy white beard we’ve all come to love. Great for all skill levels, this makes a great holiday décor item or gift.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

ADULT PAINTING

MASTERPIECE SERIES

Van Gogh and Vino

Wednesday, October 18: 6:30-8:30pm
Instructor: Amy Guglielmo
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Starry Night, 1889. Uncork your inner artist at Van Gogh and Vino! Laugh, paint, and sip your way through a “spirited” Starry Night. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction into painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take away your very own nightscape masterpiece. The best part – you get to keep your ear!

$40 Non-Members/$35 Members (Materials Included)

Cezanne and Chardonnay!

Wednesday, November 15: 6:30-8:30pm
Instructor: Amy Guglielmo
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Still Life with Apples, 1890. Artists will create paintings inspired by French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne, famous for his use of color, shapes, and still life masterpieces. No previous art experience necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take away your very own masterpiece.

$40 Non-Members/$35 Members (Materials Included)

Blue Dog and Bordeaux!

Wednesday, December 6: 6:30-8:30pm
Instructor: Amy Guglielmo
Ages 21+
Location: Visual Arts Studio

Blue Dog, 2001. Born and raised in New Iberia, Louisiana, artist George Rodrigue (1944-2013) is best known for his Blue Dog paintings, which catapulted him to worldwide fame in the early 1990s. Artists will create Blue Dogs inspired by Rodrigue. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction into painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take away your very own masterpiece.

$40 Non-Members/$35 Members (Materials Included)

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.

 

*Please note that the Strand Center for the Arts reserves the right to change or cancel a class. Participants will be notified by email, of these changes or cancellations.