Art at the Senior Center
Oct. 20, Woven Jewelry
Learn how to weave a lovely necklace or bracelet with added button or bead details.
Nov. 3, Family Tree in Clay
Using basic clay hand-building techniques, participants design their own family “tree” with loved ones’ names for display year-round or during the holidays. Stamps, stencils, underglaze and more help add finishing touches for a memento that will be cherished for years to come. Can be a memorable keepsake or given as a special gift. Completed projects available for pick-up at the Senior Center two weeks after class.
Nov. 17, Flower Pounding
Create a one-of-a-kind tea towel or small set of cards using the flower pounding technique. Flower pounding is a simple and fun way to extract the colors naturally found in flowers as a dye to create stunning and unique designs. Participants must be able to handle a hammer for several minutes at a time for this offering.
NOTE:– This class is at a special time and location.
10:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Senior Center Woodshop with a maximum enrollment of 7.
Dec. 1, Glass Snowflakes
What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with a unique ornament, window hanging or gift made of beautiful glass? The theme is all things snowflake, so get ready for a one-of-a-kind experience learning fused-glass techniques. Must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Completed projects available for pick-up at the Senior Center two weeks after class.
Dec. 15, Painting with Pastels
Starting with drawing and blending techniques, participants transform chalk pastels into paint similar to watercolor. Then, they explore by making small sample pieces to practice various techniques. Next, they will work on a larger, composed final piece. Inspirational imagery is provided, but participants are encouraged to bring along photos, artwork or images from home..