The irving Art Association offers three free painting groups, plus sponsors a fourth at the local library. With the exception of the library group, they meet at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving 75061. For more about the groups see Painting Groups.
The Friday Open Art Night is held on the second and fourth Friday evenings of the month. The hours are 6:30 – 9:30pm and usually six to eight artists and crafters attend.
A group project is usually planned, but participation is voluntary — you may bring anything to work on. Come and enjoy the fellowship of other artists and learn from each other!
Upcoming dates & activities:
- Jan. 24, 2014 – Art Journaling – Let’s make a Journal for the New Year
- Feb. 14 – Altered Art – Altered or Creative Doodling
- Feb. 28 – Art Journaling – tba
- Mar. 14 – Altered Art – Let’s make our own books!
Contact Linda Shotwell at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, such as supply lists.
The Sunday Painters & Crafters Group for Adults meets every third Sunday afternoon at the West Irving Library meeting room (1:30 – 4:30 pm — corner of Rochelle & Esters).
The January 19th meeting topic with be Alcohol Inks on Yupo, but you may work on whatever you wish. Meeting leader will be Sharon Giles, so contact her at email@example.com or 21-288-1232 for supplies information. She will bring a supply of Yupo, the plastic paper. Here’s a video that illustrates some of the techniques that we’ll experiment with: http://youtu.be/XBXu4kBfgBM
Tuesday Painters continue to meet weekly from 10:30 – 3:30. All media are welcome. Oil painters, please use odorless turps. Be sure to bring a sack lunch! Coordinator Victoria Robinson firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tuesday Painters group will be exhibiting their work in June at the IAA gallery, so start painting now!
Thursday Painters is hosted by TAO Arts (The Association of Oriental Arts) so it’s devoted to oriental brush painting. Meets every Thursday from 10:30 am — 3:30 pm. Contact President Pat Southard at 214-534-9501 or email@example.com for more information.