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Alcohol Ink Birch Tree Tile

Thursday, June 15: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

A 4x4" hanging ceramic tile will be the surface for your birch tree masterpiece. Anyone interested in discovering the beauty of these inks and the fun, easy process will enjoy the class. Your piece can even be personalized just in time for Father's Day!

$30 Non-Members/$25 Members | Materials Included

Cat Lady Canvas

Tuesday, July 11: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Using alcohol ink and a 6x6" canvas, create your own vibrant meow-sterpiece! 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 for any cat lover.

$30 Non-Members/$25 Members | Materials Included

Make Your Own Mandala

Thursday, July 27: 6pm-8pm
Instructor: Ali Martin
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

The word mandala is Sanskrit for circle, and they date back to the 4th century, originally created in the Buddhist religion. The sacred geometry of a mandala is abundant in nature, Native American cultures, Christianity, Hinduism, and more. Mandalas are said to be healing both to creator and viewer alike. Learn how to create a beautifully drawn or painted mandala and experience the power of focus and healing.

$15 Non-Members/$10 Members | Materials Included

Lovebird Canvas

Tuesday, August 15: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Instructor: Lorrie Mandigo
Ages 13+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

This is a lovely painting of two sweet lovebirds sitting together on their happy little tree branch. This class is great for beginners and will be using acrylic paint on a 6x6" canvas. Your birds will brighten any room you display them in!

$30 Non-Members/$25 Members | Materials Included

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

ADULT PAINTING

MASTERPIECE SERIES

Magritte and Merlot

Wednesday, June 7: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Instructor: Amy Guglielmo
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Rene Magritte - The False Mirror, 1928 

Rene Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images. Often depicting ordinary objects in unusual context, his work is known for challenging observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality. No previous art experience is 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

Van Gogh and Bordeaux!

Wednesday, July 12: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Instructor: Amy Guglielmo
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Vincent Van Gogh - Fishing Boats on the Beach at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, 1888

Uncork your inner artist at Van Gogh and Bordeaux. Van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. Relax, paint, and let your inner artist bloom. No previous art experience is 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 seascape masterpiece. And the best part - you get to keep your ear!

$40 Non-Members/$35 Members | Materials Included

O'Keeffe and Vino!

Wednesday, August 16: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Instructor: Amy Guglielmo
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Visual Arts Studio

Georgia O'Keeffe - Sunflower, New Mexico, 1935

Artists will create paintings inspired by American artist Georgia O'Keeffe. Famous for her large-scale flowers, the class will paint O'Keeffe's Sunflower, New Mexico, 1935. No previous art experience is 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

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.