January 6,2020 - Watercolor Workshop

                            Beth Fedigan – Artist


January 13, 2020 –Drawing with a Grid - Learn to use a grid.

                           Mary Wallace Green– Artist


                           Materials – All materials are provided - each person needs to bring a photo or image that they want to use for the gridding.

                          $30.00 /person

                          Anyone can draw if they are given the right tools.  Using a grid, students will be able to render from their own photographs an accurate                                    drawing.This class will use a viewfinder created by the instructor to help the students focus on individual squares on the grid to enhance


January 20, 2020 –Printmaking Technique and Uses

                           Duane Beard - Artist


                          Instruction - $35.00

                          All materials are provided.

                          Using handmade and other specialized papers participants will explore printmaking.  Carving blocks or plates of modern materials                                        participants will create notecards, art pieces or other forms of the prints art.  Participants will use a century old letterpress as well as                                      modern press options.        

February 3, 2020-Viking Knit Bracelet

                          RoAnn Thompson– Artist


                          Fee - $50.00

                          Each participant  will be creating a bracelet using the ancient process of Viking knit to produce a rope like chain out of 224 guage silver                               plate wire.  We will produce our own focal bead using polymer clay.  We will learn several jewelry processes to produce our own findings(                             pieces needed to connect jewelry components).  All jewelry tools will be provided, if you have your own round nose plyers, it would be                                  helpful but not necessary( it eliminates having to share).  No experience is necessary.

February 10, 2020-Liquid Acrylic Pour Class

                        Kathy Rinearson - Artist


                        Fee - $50.00

                        Materials are provided.   Please wear old clothes.  This can be very messy.

                       Participants will learn 4 types of acyrlic pour techniques.  Three will be on canvas and one on masonite, a wood product.  No experience                              necessary.


February 17, 2020-Paint a lighthouse or Tropical Fish with Acrylic Pain

                           Kathy Rinearson– Artist

                           10am-2pm   Bring brown bag lunch.

                           Instruction – $40.00

                          Please bring a background to paint on - acrylic pour from the week before workshop would be perfect for this workshop.  If you have                                    acrylic  paints and brushes you would like to use, please bring that.  I have paint and brushes that I will provide, also.  If you need a                                      canvas can provide a canvas at a fee of $5.00.  Some easels are available, bring your own if you have one.

                          As the artist creating this painting, you can have a choice of painting the Port Isabel Lighthouse or painting various tropical fish.  All                                      drawing  materials will be provided.  This is always a challenging but rewarding workshop.


February 24, 2020-Creative Stained Glass Panel Workshop

                          Duane Beard – Artist

                           10am-4pm Bring brown bag lunch

                          Fee-$45.00  All materials are provided.

                          Participants will create a small mosaic panel of the lighthouse and palm trees.  Other designs may be discussed with the artist but simple                            is best.

March 2, 2020 - Quilted Fabric Landscape Wall Hanging

                          RoAnn Thompson - Artist

                          10am-2pm  Bring brown bag lunch.

                          Fee - $40.00  All materials are provided.

                          Think painting with fabric.  Each participant will be creating a unique hand sewn landscape using hand dyed fabrics and thread. 

                         Embellishing of landscapes is encouraged.  All landscapes are hand pieced and sewn.  No sewing experience is necessary. If you have                               fabric scissors, you are encouraged to bring them so you do not have to share.  

March 9, 2020 - Flowers - Created with Acrylic Pour Techniques.

                         Nancy Watson - Artist


                         Fee - ? All Materials will be provided.

                        Using a dirty pour technique, students will manipulate the pour by using different techniques and materials to shape the flowers. Additional                          painting will be done with a variety of tools. 

March 16, 2020 - Acrylic Painting Basics - Painting a Landscape

                       Beth Fedigan - Artist

                      10am-2pm  Brown bag lunch


                      Create a colorful landscape,displaying foreground, middle ground and background in your painted landscape.  If you have your own acrylic                        paints, brushes, easel, please bring them.  Artist will have extra available if needed.

March 23, 2020 - Spring is Here!  Create a Butterfly using acrylic pour technique.

                     Nancy Watson - Artist

                    10am-12pm  All materials will be provided.

                    Fee -?

                    Using a dirty pour technique, create a butterfly.  The fun is in watching the butterfly evolve from the west paint.  A variety of tools will be used                        to outline and create the butterfly.