Instructor: Judy Barnhardt

Surface Designs for the Holidays

Get ready for the holidays! Come join Judy for this fun and spirited workshop. Judy will share her large acorn collection, all from which she collected from her own property. She will guide you in techniques to keep a steady hand and capture fine details.

Date: December 9, Friday from 1-3 pm

Resident: $20          Non-Resident: $35

Instructor: Penny Henthorne

Weekend Workshop: Mixed Media  Landscapes 

In this two day workshop, students will create a landscape of rolling hills with an old church or barn. We will use acrylic paint, fabric scraps, ribbon, yarn and decorative trim to add details. Simple embroidery stitches and buttons will  be added for textural interest. The finished artwork will be eye catching based on the unique layers of color, pattern, and texture.

Date: December 3 and 4 from 1-4 pm

Date: January 21 and 22 from 1-4 pm

Date: February 11 and 12 from 1-4 pm

Date: March 11 and 12 from 1-4 pm


Resident: $60            Non-Resident: $75



Instructor: Dr. Ginger Hicks

Class: Painting Landscapes in Acrylic

Learn the fundamentals of landscapes and painting with acrylics.  In this class, we will discuss and practice landscape compositions, acrylic painting techniques, and color mixing.  Students should bring an original photo of a simple landscape or waterscape (preferably no people or buildings).  This class is for beginning to intermediate painters. If you have taken Ginger's class before, you will further develop the skills and techniques learned for more complex images.

Date: March 9, 16, 23, and 30, Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 pm

Resident: $75

Non-Resident: $90


Instructor: Dr. Aubrey Coffee

Class: Introduction to Fluid Art (Poured Painting)

The two day workshop will introduce you to acrylic pouring techniques in the following areas:
- Supplies (paints, mediums, canvases and other surfaces, and varnishes)
- Acrylic /medium mixing vs. premixed
-Pouring methods
During the first workshop, we will go through the first three points and produce one to two
pieces using some of the pouring methods discussed. In the second workshop, we will discuss
finishing your piece and produce one to two pieces utilizing other pouring methods.

The workshop is available to children 12 and over in attendance with their parents.

Date:  March 15 and 22: Wednesdays from 1-4 pm

Resident: $60

Non-Resident: $75