Making Simple Books, Thursday, June 27, 6:00-9:00PM, Art Lab, 565 East Grand River, East Lansing, MI, 48823, FREE. (https://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2019/msu-broad-art-lab-hosts-programs-created-by-community-members/). Learn how to create four different styles of easy books! You can transform your books into diaries, comic books, journals, maps, sketchbooks, logbooks–whatever you desire. We will utilize scissors, paper, tape, stickers, and LOTS of imagination! Workshop is for ages 10+. Registration required–call 517.884.4800.
ART in the Park, The Marquette, Thursday, July 11, 1:30PM-2:30PM, 5968 Park Lake Rd, East Lansing, MI, FREE. Join me to create your own Artists’ Trading Cards! Artist Trading Cards are small pieces of art, the same size as business cards. I will provide the supplies and instructions and we’ll make cool ATC’s featuring what we love and admire about art–and we’ll trade cards before the session is over. No previous experience necessary.
A Large Blue Thing, Aquarium Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, FREE. I will be the Aquarium Gallery artist in downtown Ann Arbor, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Art Center. (https://www.annarborartcenter.org/exhibitions/galleries/aquarium-gallery/). The window installation is a mixed media collage work titled A LARGE BLUE THING. My display runs July 14 through August 16, 2019. If you get a chance to see it, please let me know what you think of it!
Senior Discovery Coffee Hour, Wednesday, July 24, 10:00AM-11:30AM, Allen Neighborhood Center, 1611 East Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI, FREE. Join me for fellowship and hands-on some crafty activity! We will create art and have fun with each other. Supplies and instruction provided—join us! (http://allenneighborhoodcenter.org/senior-discovery-group/). No previous experience needed. This event is for adults, 18+.
Introduction to Zentangle, Saturdays, July 13, 20 & 27, 10:00AM-12:30PM, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI, Class fee. Tangle your own island of peace with the Zentangle® drawing method. Learn how to draw abstract patterns with paper and pen. This is an enjoyable and simple drawing process–you will be surprised by your innate creativity! We begin in black and white and move into color in the second session. We meet for 3 classes–this is a beginning and advanced Zentangle workshop all in one! There is a $20.00 supply fee for each student–payable to instructor cash or check. Pre-registration required. https://washtenaw.augusoft.net/index.cfm?fuseaction=1010
Make Simple Jewelry, Saturday, August 31, 1:00-3:00PM, East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI, FREE. Join me in the Maker Studio to make simple earrings, string a necklace, and produce bead charms. We will use beading wire, cording, assorted beads, and needle nose pliers to create unique accessories. Supplies and instruction provided–no previous experience necessary.
Pre-register with Cathy Blatnik of All Faith Ministry for disABILITIES–it’s a free class. Contact Cathy at 517.381.1410 or email@example.com.