´╗┐November/December 2017 Art Class Schedule

Mixed Media Collage: "Friends Gather Here..."
Saturday, November 11, 11am - 1pm
Instructor: Allison Lehti

"Friends Gather Here for Christmas and Holiday Cheer"... Create a Christmas tree collage using acrylic paint, assorted papers, stencils, and Mod Podge sealer on an 11x14 canvas board. Holiday entertaining will soon begin, so use as a table decoration or take a photo and use as an online invitation for your holiday party! Fun and useful! $30 class fee plus $8 materials fee.

Beginner Watercolor Painting
Sunday, November 12, 11am - 1pm
Instructor: Jane Harris

Experiment with 8 basic watercolor techniques, then incorporate your favorites to create a fun and colorful poppy painting. No pressure or stress! Everyone will take home a fun piece of artwork! $35 class fee plus $10 materials fee.

Gelli Printing: Holiday Note Cards
Sunday, November 12, 2-4:30pm
Instructor: Jane Harris

Gelli printing consists of creating layers of unique mono prints that can be used for many fun art applications. This class will focus on learning about gelli printing and making beautiful collaged holiday note cards! $35 class fee plus $15 materials fee.

Mixed Media: "Duck Quackers"
Tuesday, November 14, 1-3pm
Instructor: Allison Lehti

Allison has another fun project this month! Create "Duck Quackers" using acrylic mono printing from styrofoam plates and collage on an 11x14 canvas board. $30 class fee plus $8 materials fee.

Acrylic Painting
Thursday, November 16, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Instructor: Diana Fava

Learn basic acrylic techniques while creating a tropical landscape on canvas. $40 class fee plus $10 materials fee.

Wine Glass Painting: Reverse Flowers
Sunday, November 19, 11am - 1pm
Instructor: Jane Harris

Use a reverse painting technique to paint colorful flowers on two wine glasses. Simple instructions will be given to "cure" the glasses in your oven. A great hostess gift for the holiday season! $25 class fee plus $10 materials fee.

Painting with Alcohol Ink: Votive Candle Holders and Tiles
Sunday, November 19, 2-4pm
Instructor: Jane Harris

Learn to "paint" with alcohol ink to create a beautifully dramatic effect! Create two votive holders plus one 6x6 tile. Keep for yourself or give as a unique hostess gift this holiday season! $30 class fee plus $15 materials fee.

December Classes (more to be announced in our December e-mail):

Painting with Alcohol Ink: Christmas Ornaments and Tiles
Sunday, December 3, 11am - 1pm
Instructor: Jane Harris

Learn a super fun and easy technique of painting Christmas ornaments with alcohol ink! Create two ornaments including the beaded wire hanger, plus a 6x6 tile. $30 class fee plus $15 materials fee.

Fluid Acrylic Art
Sunday, December 3, 2-4:30pm
Instructor: Jane Harris

Learn the recipe for an acrylic mixture to pour onto two 12x12 wood boards, and a technique to create stunning "cells" on your piece! Your project will require drying time and pickup later in the week. No painting experience necessary. Please wear "painting" clothes and/or bring a paint smock. This class fills up quickly so sign up soon! $35 class fee plus $20 materials fee.

Mixed Media: "Fish in the Sea"
Saturday, December 9, 11am - 1pm
Instructor: Allison Lehti

Learn mixed media and collage techniques while incorporating acrylics, paper, and Mod Podge to create these fun and colorful fish on an 11x14 canvas board! $30 class fee plus $8 materials fee.

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Class samples are also on display in the gallery.

Stop by The Artful Giraffe or call us at 941-388-3700 to register for classes. Registration/payment MUST be made prior to the day of class. Class fees are non-refundable.

Come spend a fun and creative afternoon with us!

In addition to these scheduled art classes, our paint-your-own pottery studio is open Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 am - 5 pm with last seating at 3:30 pm. Select a piece of bisque and use our paints and supplies to create your own masterpiece! Your project will be glazed and kiln-fired, and ready for pick-up in approximately one week. Please call us at 941-388-3700 to book a table.


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