Adult Work Shops
Join us for a creative art making workshop. Each introductory level workshop gives you the opportunity to learn something new and is taught by a professional teaching artist.

October 13 – Gelli Prints: Monoprinting without a press with artist Catherine Tonning-Popowich
Learn how to make unique prints with Gelli plates. We will learn about color mixing, how to use found objects to add texture and a variety of other techniques to create your own beautiful prints. All materials included.
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October 16 & 23 – Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Lansing Poet Laureate Dennis Hinrichsen
Ekphrastic poetry is defined as a literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art. This two part workshop will explore writing poetry about art by considering the current exhibit Sorting Sightings by artist Peter Arbrami and other pieces on display at the Gallery.
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October 17 – Intro to Watercolor Painting SOLD OUT with artist Paloma Rosales
Welcome to a creative introduction to watercolor painting! Techniques explored will include color blending, wet on wet, use of colored pencil, wax resist, and more. All materials included.
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CANCELLED October 27 – Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull Painting, with artist Paloma Rosales
This class combines Mexican culture with creativity! You can paint and decorate a sugar skull with a passed on loved one in mind- or decorate for the fun of it. The sugar skulls come on a wooden plaque ready to hang and display year round. All materials included.

November 3 – Arashi & Nui Shibori Dyeing with artist Carrie Byington-Oei
Join us for a one day workshop that dives deeper into the fascinating world of shibori dyeing. Techniques taught in the class will include arashi, where patterns are formed by wrapping fabric around a pole, and nui, where patterns are created by stitching into the fabric before dyeing. The class will meet from 9:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. with a one hour break at noon. While some previous dyeing experience may be useful, it is not required. All materials included.
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December 8 – Creative Greeting Card Making , with artist Catherine Tonning-Popowich
Learn how to make your own one of a kind hand made cards using a variety of papers, stamps and embossing techniques. All materials included.
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January 26, 2019 – Art Journal Making with artist Jane Reiter
Create a special art journal for artistic inspiration using common tools and supplies.
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