The Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center offers programing for everyone, young and old, locals and visitors alike. The arts enrich our lives in countless ways, and we hope you find something here that brings you joy!
UKULELE WINTER JAM

Presenter: Mavis Hansen
Date: 6 Wednesdays: October 23 – December 4 (no class on 11/27)
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Price: $88/$80 for members
Following the beginning ukulele course, this workshop will focus on playing together with new songs every week, for those who have experience and want to jam with others. There will be some advanced instruction and opportunities to perform at local events such as at the Holiday Parade and at Gran Vida. Holiday songs will be included. Bring your ukulele, a stand and a notebook for songs.


INTRODUCTION TO RELIEF PRINTMAKING

Presenter: Mollie Doctrow
Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Price: $120/$108 for members
Explore the tradition and charm of hand-printed images, rich inks, and beautiful papers. Learn the art of relief printmaking, from drawing and design tips to carving and printing. Bring a favorite sketch or photos to interpret as a graphic linocut. Make black-and-white prints and then explore creative options, combining prints with watercolor and collage techniques. All materials provided.

ALLA PRIMA PAINTING WITH SHARON SCHOCK

Presenter: Sharon Schock
Date: Saturday, November 2
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: $85/$76.50 for members
Come study the “alla prima” painting method (or wet in wet) as you complete a small oil painting in one sitting. The workshop will begin with a demo and lesson on value and composition. Students may work from a photo or a still life set up in the classroom. Materials list sent upon registration.

WAVE PORTRAITS: PHOTOGRAPHING THE SOUL OF SURF

Presenter: Glenn Dubock
Date: Saturday, November 2
Time: 8 a.m. – Noon
Price: $97/$87.50 for members
This photography workshop will teach you Glenn’s tips and techniques for getting those unique images that only come with a close, personal relationship with the ocean. We will spend the morning capturing the ever-changing moods of the sea and then gather back at the Arts Center to view and edit your images and prepare them for publication or exhibition.

EARRING BASICS AND HOLIDAY EARRINGS

Presenter: Paula Gregoire-Jones
Date: Saturday, November 23
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: $55/$50 for members
Using simple wire-wrapping techniques, make earring head pins and add beads for simple drop earrings. Also learn to make a wrapped loop bead and connect to another wrapped loop drop and/or a wrapped briolette to make dangle earrings. There will also be beads for making holiday earrings. No experience required. All materials included. Bring reading glasses for close-up work.


SKETCH CRAWL WITH PEGGY OKI


Presenter: Peggy Oki
Date: 2 Mondays: November 11 & 18
Time: 12:30 – 4 p.m.
Price: $95/$85.50 for members
Develop your drawing skills as a foundation towards painting or as a refresher. This course will include lecture, demonstration, and practice including use of line, value, composition, and perspective. Students will work in pencil, but are welcome to use other dry media (i.e. charcoal, colored pencil, etc.) We’ll sketch at two outdoor sites near the Arts Center.


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HEATHER JAMES FINE ART GALLERY, MONTECITO
Heather James Fine Art presents a rare look into art history’s past and present, offering important works from a cross-section of periods, movements, and genres including Post-War, Contemporary, Impressionist, Modern, American, Latin American, and Old Masters. Each year, its galleries present an array of museum-quality exhibitions exploring historical and contemporary themes, or examining the work of individual influential artists.
Date: November 6 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Price: Non-members $11/Members $10
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If you are a member of the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center and would like to have a link to your artist or gallery website from the Arts Center website, please send your website link and a SMALL image (less than 1MB) to lann@carpinteriaartscenter.org
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