Message from Ellen and Tom...
Ah, the month of romance and prognosticating rodents! The groundhog predicted 6 more weeks of cold, wet weather. What better time to come and get your warm and fuzzies with some art! New classes, our Special Needs art show, and some other cool news is waiting below, so read on!
See you at the studio!
Ellen and Tom
IN THIS ISSUE:
Did You Know...
The Art of Recovery
Pottery Studio Spring Cleaning Day
||Print by Deborah Hamburger
BETWEEN CLARITY AND AMBIGUITY
"Art actually happens in the space between clarity and ambiguity, concept and intuition, thought and feeling." ~Bert Dodson
Prints, paintings, and mixed media by Deborah Hamburger and Patti Tinsman-Schaffer
Runs through February 28
Saturday, March 4, 1-4pm
SPECIAL VISIONS: A SPECIAL NEEDS ART SHOW
Showcasing the work of artists of all ages, who just happen to have special needs! Paintings, drawings, ceramics, photography and more. Join us for this beautiful and inspiring show!
Refreshments kindly donated by Kappa Sigma fraternity, Lehigh University. Runs through March 28
DID YOU KNOW...
that you can rent our gallery space for parties? Birthdays,
Ages 8 and up
Wednesdays, 6-8pm, March 22-April 26
Learn about designing and drawing a diverse cast of characters graphic novels, illustrated stories or games! All levels.
Instructor: Lily Cernak
Thursdays, 6-7:30, March 2-30
Drawing techniques such as line, shape, contour, accent line to learn to draw almost anything; proportion and perspective will be introduced to learn about composition and space.
Instructor: Deb Hamburger
Saturdays, 12-1:30, March 4-25
Learn basic drawing techniques working in pencil, charcoal, conte crayon and explore blending, light & shadow and composition.
Instructor: Pam Gontram
Wednesdays, 6-9pm, April 12-May 31
Great class for beginning potters and intermediates looking for a refresher!
Instructor: Corrine Kula
Saturdays, 10-11:30, March 4-25
Learn primary colors and blending to make secondary colors and more. Also work with shapes, and combine both to make a unique artwork! Will also learn about famous artists for inspiration!
Instructor: Pam Gontram
Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm, March 9-April 27
Whether you're just starting out or are a novice who is frustrated and looking for guidance, this course will help you bring your work to the next level.
Instructor: Tom Fl
March 15-April 26
Watercolorist Don Williams shares some of the secret techniques he's picked up, as he teaches everything from color, composition, brushwork, as well as taking your paintings to a larger scale, making them more fresh and vibrant, capturing detail, and when to know when it's best just to let mistakes happen!
Ongoing, Saturdays, 11am-12pm
A class for people with special needs who want to learn the art of painting with acrylics! Any level welcome. Instructor will meet you where you're at. Ages teen to adult.
Ongoing, Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm
Start with stamp printing and progress to linoleum and monotyping. Carving the block, inking and printing using a variety of techniques and surfaces, as well as using the press.
Ongoing, Saturdays, 1:3
Art classes specially designed for kids and adults with special needs. Very hands-on and fun! Designed to help the students learn about shapes, depth, color and more. Some projects feature sensory activities. Lots of camaraderie and fun!
Saturday, March 11, 1-3pm
All experience levels welcome! Students will learn to make a variety of origami gifts and decorations, including boxes, flowers, and inflatable covers for string lights. Instructor: Alan Cernak
Wednesday, April 5, 6-9pm
Always wanted to try your hand on the potters wheel? This one night only class will allow you to get your hands dirty without any commitments! Come in and give it a whirl! Book soon, these fill up quickly!
April 17-20, 6-9pm
This workshop is for beginner and intermediate painters. You will be working on an 11x14" canvas through the 4 day workshop. Arturo will walk you through his painting process and cover the basics for oil painting.
Line and Mass: The Figure and Portrait Explored in Drawing & Painting
October 20-22, 2017
Please visit website for more info and registration forms.
3RD Thursday of every month,
Drop in for coffee and conversation in a relaxed, art studio environment (easels and tables available). Bring your supplies and a project to work on! Adult coloring books and gel pens available too! For those at all stages of recovery from substance abuse and mental illness. All welcome! Pay-what-you-will donation.
SPRING CLEANING THE POTTERY STUDIO!
So you made a cool piece of pottery but you forgot to come back and get it. It happens, we understand! But you need to come claim it before March 20. We are cleaning out the studio! All unclaimed pieces will be discarded, donated or smashed to bits when we're having a bad day.
Join host and model Patricia Sonne for great weekly sessions of figure drawing. Fantastic guest models every other week! Great way to hone your skills! Pay-what-you-will model fee.