Art Classes

Session Art Classes

Open Art Instruction

Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This class gives the students the opportunity to paint using any medium of painting they prefer, while the instructor leads a class on a specific topic. Each class will cover a different aspect of painting. Students will have the option of using their own supplies or using Wellness Center supplies.

Cost: $96 for 8-week session OR $12 Drop In per class

paint brushes and paint

Acrylic Art Class

Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This class uses acrylic paint to create paintings of the lakeshore, native Michigan animals, flowers and much more. This class will include instruction through demonstration, coaching and practice. Supplies are included. Special requests for specific colors many not always be available.

Cost: $96 for 8-week session OR $12 Drop In per class

Painting of trees and a lake

Open Art Instruction

Wednesdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This class gives the students the opportunity to paint using any medium of painting they prefer, while the instructor leads a class on a specific topic. Each class will cover a different aspect of painting. Students will have the option of using their own supplies or using Wellness Center supplies.

Cost: $96 for 8-week session OR $12 Drop In per class

paint brushes and paint

Special Art Classes

Pour Painting

March 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Pour Painting is an abstract application of layers of color which flow into unexpected art images. No experience required.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Person pouring paint on canvas

Mixed Media

March 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Mixed Media is a spontaneous combination of found objects, materials, and surfaces which often become a go with the flow approach to creating art. Participants are encouraged to bring their own assemblage materials or choose from our collections. No experience required, just an active imagination.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Mixed media collage

Watercolor/Pen & Ink

March 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Learn to combine watercolor with pen and ink drawing. See how each can enhance the other. No experience necessary.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Ink drawing of tree

Watercolor/Pen & Ink

March 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Learn to combine watercolor with pen and ink drawing. See how each can enhance the other. No experience necessary.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Ink drawing of tree

Pastel Painting

March 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Pastels are permanent pigment in a dry base. We learn to apply and blend colors directly on paper to create depth and value in background, middle ground, and foreground of our paintings. No experience required.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Pastels

Pastel Painting

April 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Pastels are permanent pigment in a dry base. We learn to apply and blend colors directly on paper to create depth and value in background, middle ground, and foreground of our paintings. No experience required.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Pastels

Oil Pastel Painting

April 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Come learn a new medium with us! Oil Pastels are clear, brilliant colors which are easily applied and blended. Learn how to produce the effects of oil painting, pastel painting, and staining. No experience required.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Person holding oil pastels

Oil Pastel Painting

April 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Come learn a new medium with us! Oil Pastels are clear, brilliant colors which are easily applied and blended. Learn how to produce the effects of oil painting, pastel painting, and staining. No experience required.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Person holding oil pastels

Pour Painting

April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Pour Painting is an abstract application of layers of color which flow into unexpected art images. No experience required.

Cost: $30 (includes supplies)

Person pouring paint on canvas