$145 THREE DAY CLASS
$145 THREE DAY CLASS
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New Classes at Sparks Studio… Fun and Colorful – with Sharon Giles
Workshop based on the fabulous style used by Australian Aboriginal artists! The methods are simple but the results are spectacular. Using basic shapes, dots, lines and much repetition, create beautiful and unique art. Materials needed – Small canvas (16×20 or smaller) or 1/4 sheet of gessoed watercolor paper, acrylic paint, assorted brushes. Optional – Puff paints or liquid pearls. Instructor will bring other supplies.
Cost – $35
Visit SparksStudioArt.com for complete descriptions, prices and photos of each class.
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Classes are available for online registration! Only a couple more weeks till classes begin the week ofMarch 27th. More info…
BOOKS & PAPER ARTS
FOUNDATIONS & CREATIVITY
PHOTOGRAPHY & DIGITAL MEDIA
JEWELRY & SMALL METALS
Join us at Food Truck Frenzy
Stop by and see us at Klyde Warren Park’s Food Truck Frenzy event on March 18th (on the Ginsburg Family Great Lawn). We’ll be set up from 1 to 4 pmwith family-friendly art activities just in time for spring break!
Save the Date – 2017 Dallas Pottery Invitational
Celebrate 10 years of The Dallas Pottery Invitational show and sale on April 21st-23rd, 2017. Explore the diversity of contemporary styles crafted using earthenware, stoneware and porcelain clays.
On Saturday, April 22nd 11am – 5pm don’t miss an on-site gallery exhibition presented by CAC showcasing eclectic works from current and past students.
Riding the Rails @ Goodrich Gallery
“Riding the Rails” is a showcase of 25 oil pastel portraits celebrating the diversity of people that artist and CAC instructor Merry Fuhrer encounters at various stations in the DART light rail system. The show will be on view through the month of March.
In February CAC hosted 97 – yes, you heard that right, 97 – K-12 Plano Independent School District art teachers for a professional development “in-service” in which teachers had the choice of attending an all-day hands-on workshop in ceramics, clay sculpture, drawing/painting, fiber, jewelry, mosaic, printmaking and even welding!
This week we received a special “thank you” from the visual arts coordinator for the district and organizer of the in-service, Laura Grundle, with more than 30 comments and testimonials from the teacher participants.
When I met with Laura late last year to plan the event, I was impressed with her vision of having the teachers just create art with no agenda. This is exactly how the Dallas Independent School District did in several years ago when they did a three-day in-service at CAC for 80 teachers. Laura’s goal was to give the teachers some tender loving care and the best way to do that for artists is to allow them to create art. I told her that another benefit that they were still to see would be that these artists would create work, learning for themselves and from each other, bringing their creativity back to each school. Since we know firsthand at CAC that artists are the most collaborative and generous people on the planet that thousands of children in PISD will be impacted.
Here are a few of their comments:
“It was a great day to just breathe and create in a studio space. What an awesome way to recharge and remember that we are artists as well as teachers.” Ammon Talbot
“I really enjoyed getting to draw and paint alongsi
de my peers. Seeing the talent in our district and getting valuable feedback reminded me of how important it is to work in a community of creators.” Linda Aponte
“Thank you so much for the opportunity to get reconnected with my passion for art. I am ready to take the enthusiasm and passion back to my students! What a great day for the soul.” Courtney McWhirter
“Thank you so much for hosting us. Your facility is amazing and your teachers proved themselves not only as amazing artist but as amazing resources.” Scott Herndon
“Best Professional Day! Nothing better than a calm learning atmosphere with master teachers leading the way. Patience, humor, time…not using but rather drinking in all we could from
colleagues and teachers.” DeEtte Quinn
“Thank you CAC for having us! It was such a wonderful day getting to switch roles and be the student.” Renee Miller
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Lake Granbury Art Association offers weekly classes at Shanley House Gallery in Granbury. Some are free, and others are reasonably priced! http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/
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THIS WEEK | At the Center + In the Community
Still Time to Register for Spring Classes
Several classes that begin next week are still available for registration… (Monday – Int/Adv Drawing, Intro to Weaving and Figure Drawing /// Thursday – Studio Arts Sampler and Drawing Fundamentals)
If the class you hoped to sign up for is full, Session 2 is open for registration as well. Sign up today!
ground·swell Mural Call for Entries
CAC invites artists to submit proposals for “ground·swell”, a public art partnership with The Cedars Social and its new container bar, The Cedars Backyard that will conclude in a site specific mural at the location. The deadline for submission is February 17, 2017.
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DREAMTIME CREATURES AND FLOWERS
New Class… Fun and Colorful – with Sharon Giles
Tuesday Feb. 22 – Thursday April 6 – 12:30 to 3:30
A workshop based on the fabulous style used by Australian Aboriginal artists! The methods are simple but the results are spectacular. Using basic shapes, dots, lines and much repetition, create beautiful and unique art. – Creatures Feb 22, Flowers April 6
Materials needed – Small canvas (16×20 or smaller) or 1/4 sheet of gessoed watercolor paper, acrylic paint, assorted brushes. Optional – Puff paints or liquid pearls. Instructor will bring other supplies.
Cost – $35
Review the ‘Quick View of Classes’ below then visit SparksStudioArt.com for complete descriptions, prices and photos of each class.
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As our artists report, you’ll be surprised how creating art in a different medium will frequently be a break-through moment in your primary artistic pursuit.
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New Year, New Kiln
Barrie Curtsinger, instructor, tries out the Guild’s new kiln for size
The Guild received a big boost towards its new facility with the recent donation of a very large, almost-new kiln which was custom built for a noted area potter.
Excited clay department representatives toured the kiln this week; its donation means that clay students will be able to fire to cone 10 almost as soon as the Guild opens its permanent home.
The Guild is proud to bring Billy Ray Mangham to Dallas in a two-day workshop on creating a human head in clay as a canvas for artistic statement.
As an added bonus, the workshop will address key artistic issues: how to overcome fear and creative blockage, the importance of being in the flow, and the difference between fine art and folk art.
You’re invited! Free public lecture
Join the Guild for a free public lecture and reception for the artist on Friday, January 6th, at 7:30 p.m. at the Guild’s studios at Valley View Mall (the northeast corner of Preston and LBJ).
Only a handful of spots are still open for this popular workshop; click here to grab one of the last seats.
New Year, New Board
Congratulations to the new members of the Guild’s Board of Directors, elected in December: Laura Easterling, Ron Lieberman, and Patrice Miller; and to Becky Moore who was re-elected for an additional term. They join existing board members Douglas Curran, Charlotte Edwards, Cherie Fruehan, Claudette LaFerney, and Deb Note. The board meets in early January to elect officers for the year.
The Guild wishes to thank retiring board members Angela Brown and Martha Vaughan for their contributions and years of service.
What’s our mission?
Our board met earlier this year in a strategic planning session for the Guild. As part of that process, the board revisited and simplified our mission statement, and extended it into vision and values statements.
Have you seen this sign at the Guild?
It’s a direct result of the new, updated mission statement which helps keep the Guild focused on creating better artistic learning experiences for you:
Mission: To enrich lives by providing an environment for inspiring, experiencing, and creating art.
Vision: The Craft Guild is a community in which people of all skill levels can discover their artistic spirit, ignite their creativity and expand their skills. Through diverse learning experiences, and interactions with and exposure to locally and internationally renowned artists, we build an increased appreciation of hand-crafted, original art.
If you’re interested in helping the Guild in future planning or other leadership roles, please contact us at president@craftguildofdallas.
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with Jay Bailey
Saturday, December 10, 3-6pm
This workshop will explore the use of watercolor and mixed media techniques to render and depict a human portrait. Watercolor has unique qualities which allow for flexible applications and dynamic paintings. We will discuss material considerations such as brushes, papers, surfaces, and paints. We will also cover concepts and methods which will open doors for any level of painter, such as a limited palette and the role of preliminary drawings.
with Scott Horn
Sunday, January 15, 2-5pm
Learn the basics of leatherworking. Sheridan-style decorative leatherwork is a distinctively American craft traditions, with deep roots in Texas. This class will teach the traditional techniques to turn a strip of raw hide into a finished piece of wearable art.
with Sarita Westrup and Analise Minjarez
Thursdays, January 19-23, 7-9pm
In this 6 week Intro to Textiles course students will explore three 2D techniques and one 3D technique through explorations and samples. Shibori – A Japanese term for several methods of dyeing cloth with a pattern by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, compressing, or capping. We will focus on exploring four stitching techniques on cloth and dye with indigo. Block Printing – Create graphic repeat patterns on cloth. Carve an image from a rubber block and practice your printing skills. Silk Painting – Use synthetic dyes to paint images on silk cloth. Prep the silk surface for painting and explore basic silk painting techniques and materials such as resist paste, salt, and alcohol. Basketry – Make a three dimensional form using the coiling technique with cotton cord. Make closed and open bottom baskets, and learn to finish the lip of a basket.
with Allie Biddle
Sunday, January 22, 1-4pm
Learn the basics of hand embroidery. Beginning as a decorative art for items worn and around the home, embroidery has grown into being a leading technique of fibers art. This workshop will go through a reference guide of basic introductory stitches and a weave. After, students use these learned stitches to embroider on their given designs. During the designs, we will chat about transferring designs onto fabric, as well as what it is like to embroider different materials.
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The Oil and Cotton shop is full of the best art supplies, creative kits, handmade gifts and educational toys for the kiddos. Visit during our extended holiday hours. Knowledgeable staff are ready to help you choose the perfect gift for your family and friends. Gift certificates are available as well.
KIDS: 20% OFF WEEKLY SPRING ART CLASSES
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Purchase a Gift Certificate
The holidays are here… Get creative and give a CAC gift certificate. Recipients can choose their own class or workshop! What could be better?
Annual Creativity Raffle – 2 More Days!
Purchase your tickets for our annual Creativity Raffle until December 3rd. All entrants have the chance choose their possible prize including an art party, instant art collection or a custom pet portrait. We can’t wait to draw the winners!
CAC Holiday Office Hours
The CAC office will be closed December 23rd –January 2nd and will reopen Tuesday, January 3rdresuming normal office hours. From everyone here at CAC, Happy Holidays!
PRACTICE: Ceramic & Jewelry Department Exhibition at CAC
Featuring the work of CAC teaching artists and students, this exhibition is the final installment of the year in the ongoing Process to Product exhibition series and will be on view throughJanuary 20th. Many items will be for sale just in time for the holidays!
Mural Opportunity at Cedars Social
Cedars Social, a “cocktail den and kitchen” located on South Lamar has recently added a Container Bar to their outside patio. Keep an eye out in the coming weeks for a Call to Artists (exclusive to CAC Members) detailing how you can be involved in creating a mural that will face the Dallas Police Headquarters.
ArtAbility @ CAC
Join us this Saturday, 2 pm to 4 pm for ArtAbility, our free studio program offering high-quality arts instruction to teens and adults with developmental and intellectual challenges. Space is limited. Please RSVP (214) 223-9644.
Apply to Dallas Arboretum’s Artscape
The Dallas Arboretum’s annual fine craft show and sale will be held April 28th – 30th. The deadline to submit your artist application is December 9th.
As our 50th anniversary draws to a close, I’m reflecting how incredible 2016 has been for CAC and me personally. It was an exciting year of creativity and collaboration resulting in achievements that we never imagined. We began the year with the launch of the anniversary at the opening of The Legacy of Octavio Medellin: His Work and Influence at the Latino Cultural Center in which more than 300 people attended. The celebration continued when we hosted our 50th anniversary fundraiser, The Blue Plate Special, in April that was attended by more than 200 people and featured the silent auction of hundreds of artist-designed plates. It culminated in October at the City Performance Hall where more than 250 people previewed the Octavio Medellin Map & Driving Tour as well as enjoyed performances by traditional Aztec dancers, a student mariachi band and a brief commission play performed in both English and Spanish.
From the first brainstorming session with our fantastic advisory committee two years ago to the exciting relationships we created with many stakeholders old and new, the anniversary was a journey that allowed CAC to elevate its status in the community. We are especially grateful to SMU’s Jerry Bywaters Special Collection at the Hamon Arts Library which houses Medellin’s archives and the City of Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs both of which supported us completely along the way.
For me personally, 2016 marked the 10th year of my tenure at CAC, and I’m so grateful to the original board that took the risk to hire a “non-arts” person for the job. I have been privileged to have had several wonderful mentors all of my professional career, but the two women that have served in that capacity in this job and also served as CAC 50th anniversary Honorary Co-Chairs – Gail Sachson and Patricia Meadows – have been miracles in my life.
I had the opportunity to hear Rev. Richie Butler of St. Paul United Methodist Church, speak at the Dallas Arts District Breakfast this week and to paraphrase, he noted that “religion divides, politics divide, but art and creativity unite us for a common good.” For those of us working in this field and for the many arts organizations making an impact, our job is to provide sanctuary, now more than ever. As Alice Walker writes, “Though we have encountered our share of grief and troubles on this earth, we can still hold the line of beauty, form and beat. No small accomplishment in a world as challenging as this one.”
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CREATIVE ARTS CENTER 50
Est. 1966 Octavio Medellin
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Creative Arts Center of Dallas, 2360 Laughlin Drive, Dallas, TX 75228
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Once upon a time civics was taught in our schools in which students had the opportunity to develop into engaged citizens. Today only eight states require that civics be taught at all. I just returned from the National Guild for Community Arts Education in Chicago where I had the opportunity to participate in a pre-conference presented by Michael Rohd of the Center for Performance and Civic Practice on developing such a practice using the arts as the driver. I became to wonder what it would be like to imagine our work as exchange, not just presentation. I began to envision the possibilities of becoming a community resource not just a space for the dissemination of culture. Don’t get me wrong, I think the Creative Arts Center does an amazing job of building community through creating art through the use of a strong studio practice. And I think we are addressing key social issues for underserved, marginalized and at-risk communities through such programming as ArtAbility, Camp MetalHead and unseenamerica as well as exciting collaborations with The Bridge and Café Momentum But civic practice using teaching artists working with individuals and groups to build healthier and more equitable communities is formidable work that impacts advocacy, dialogue, story sharing and capacity building. Rather than simply transactional, it is purposeful, intentional and authentic. One example of that process is a collaboration with Art 180 and Legal Aid in Richmond, Virginia which addresses the issue of mass incarceration intervening in the school to prison pipeline and creating a dialogue between young people and law enforcement. Young Chicago Authors and Kuumba Lynx Performance Ensemble are two groups employing spoken word, hip hop and rap to meet kids where they live and breathe. All you need to do is pick up a newspaper to see what is relevant in the lives of young people in many Chicago neighborhoods like just being able to safely walk to and from school. I came back from an exciting week in arts education in Chicago made all the more wonderful by the Cubs World Series win to an election that has changed the world as we thought we knew it overnight. Now even more than ever we will need this kind of work in our communities that give youth the voice they deserve to become active and engaged future citizens.
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Suzanne Sparks just returned from a month-long visit to Africa. From Ngorongoro Crater to Victoria Falls to the Sarengeti to Karen Blixen’s home (from the movie ‘Out of Africa’), she traveled to visit villages, National Wildlife Parks and five different countries. Suzanne stayed in tent-cabins and tracked wild animals in the ‘bush’. Visiting traditional tribal peoples in their villages and hearing stories of their culture was enlightening. Suzanne returned with her collection of authentic tribal beaded jewelry and textiles. Come and visit while Suzanne shares her adventures. The slide show begins promptly at 10:15. FREE but please call 817-266-3085 to let us know that you are coming. We want to be sure to have enough cookies and punch.
QUICK VIEW OF November CLASSES
Visit www.SparksStudioArt.com to view photos, class descriptions, and prices.
Please call Suzanne at 817-266-3085 with questions and class sign-ups. We hope you will join us at the studio for NEW classes with talented artists and teachers.
I’m home from Africa and ‘nesting’ at home… catching up on emails, finishing my sketchbook, and being calm is the way I recover from a long trip. I’m planning a get-together to share photos, tales of the adventures, and my sketchbook with you.
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Oil Painting Monday Evening
Teen/Adult Drawing Thursday Evening
Oil Painting Monday Evening
Teen/Adult Drawing Thursday Evening
Basic Drawing Monday evening
Drawing Fundamentals Monday or Thursday Evening
Painting Tuesday Evening
Cartooning Wednesday Evening
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Artists must … be current members of the Guild … complete the online application … submit photos and W-9 form … and pay the relevant fees. Deadline for entry is midnight, September 2nd.
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Fall Classes @ Brookhaven College.
Learn how to draw and paint using the principles of each medium. This is a great course with lots of individual attention, group interaction and artist critiques. Beginners to advanced are welcome. Click below for class details onDrawing, Watercolor Painting and Painting with Oil or Acrylic.
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Our brand new facility has opened in Haltom City. We offer a fun and enjoyable learning workshop on candles, soap making and other artwork forms. Our classes are designed for those people wanting to make a change using all natural based products, that are environmentally friendly and affordable.
Taking the class you will learn about:
To learn more about the classes and other valuable information you may visit our website. http://www.beyondthepicketfences.com/service.html
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Campers will reflect on the theme “Let Your Imagination Fly” and create original works of art in the categories of:
This 5-Day Camp Will Include:
Now to June 7 – $370
June 8 to July 31 – $380
LATE ENROLLMENT – August 1 to 14 – $390
Alchemy Music Academy
Promenade Center – Richardson
500 North Coit, Suite 2085
Richardson, Texas 75080
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THE BUSINESS OF ART: PUBLIC ART 101
at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC)
Saturday, September 13, 2014
DALLAS: The City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs announces the workshop The Business of Art: Public Art 101 for emerging artists interested in pursuing opportunities in public art. The workshop takes place Saturday, September 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), 3120 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204.Tickets are $25 in advance / $35 at the door, and include lunch and seminar resource materials. Tickets can be purchased in advance at eventbrite.com or by calling 214-914-1099. The program is funded in part by The Bowdon Family Foundation, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Texas Commission on the Arts and ArtNewsDFW.com.
Public Art 101opens with a presentation about the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program, which includes information about submissions, proposal development, the selection process and contracting. A panel discussion will take place after lunch featuring presentations about public art opportunities by organizations, neighborhood associations and private institutions.
Speakers during the morning session include, Artists Brad Oldham, Carlos Donjuan and Art Garcia. Representatives from the Public Art Committee for the City of Dallas, John Spriggins and Aja Martin, and City of Dallas Public Art Manager, Kay Kallos, Ph.D. will also lead presentations.
The afternoon session provides information about additional public art opportunities with presentations by Pastor Demetri Cotton of the Goodwill Baptist Church Public Art Program, Aurora founders Joshua King and Shane Pennington, David Lyles with the Fort Worth Avenue Development Group’s Spare Parts Public Art Program, and Jeremy McKane with the Jeremy McKane Gallery. Resource materials will be available for participants at the conclusion of the workshop.
Public Art 101 is part of the Business of Art workshop series presented by the Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) in partnership with the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Creative Arts Center, McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), and the North Texas Business Council for the Arts. Proceeds from these events, in part, benefit the Edith Baker Art Scholarship Fund.
For more information, to request photos or additional information, please contact Meg Fullwood at 214-670-4428 or by email at Margaret.Fullwood@dallascityhall.com.
CITY OF DALLAS PUBLIC ART PROGRAM
The City of Dallas Public Art Program, a division of the Office of Cultural Affairs, works to enrich the quality of life for the citizens of Dallas and enhance the cultural appeal of the City to visitors by overseeing the integration of high-quality visual art into public spaces. The Program provides opportunities for local and regional artists as well as visual artists from around the globe through commissions of works of public art. The program also supports donations of public art to the City of Dallas that are subject to a review process for acceptance that includes members of the Public Art Committee and the Cultural Affairs Commission. The Public Art Program is a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. http://www.dallasculture.org/publicArt.asp
CITY OF DALLAS/OFFICE OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
The Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) provides opportunities for all Dallas citizens and visitors to have access to the arts and the means of cultural expression. The Office of Cultural Affairs works with its citizen advisory board, the Cultural Affairs Commission, to foster the development of the cultural system in Dallas. OCA provides a variety of programs and services, including the management and operations of seven cultural facilities, a public art program, cultural funding programs and WRR Radio. More information on the Office of Cultural Affairs’ programs can be found on its website at http://www.DallasCulture.org.
CREATIVE ARTS CENTER
Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) provides a nurturing environment for people to discover, develop and express their artistic visions. Located on a two-acre campus four miles east of downtown Dallas, CAC offers more than 500 classes and workshops per year in such disciplines as ceramics, clay sculpture, drawing, glass, jewelry, metal arts, mosaic, painting, photography, printmaking and stone carving. CAC also offers free arts programming to disadvantaged children. Not only a visual arts school, CAC is also a thriving arts community for a diverse range of students from teens to seniors. Visit CAC at 2360 Laughlin Drive in East Dallas or www.creativeartscenter.org.
DALLAS ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION (DADA)
The Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) is an affiliation of established independent gallery owners and nonprofit art organizations in the Dallas metropolitan area. DADA is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethical practice within the profession and to increasing public awareness of the role and responsibilities of reputable art dealers and nonprofit visual art spaces. Visit www.dallasartdealers.org for more information.
MCKINNEY AVENUE CONTEMPORARY
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is a nonprofit organization that stands as a Dallas advocate for creative freedom, offering the opportunity for experimentation and presentation of art in all disciplines. It supports the emerging and established artist’s role in society by providing a forum for critical dialogue with their audiences. This relationship is cultivated through education and innovative programming. Visit the-mac.org for more information.
NORTH TEXAS BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
The North Texas BusinessCouncilforthe Arts(NTBCA)isanonprofit organization made up of businesses and business professionals. We provide programs in employee engagement and retention, leadership development, creative thinking, diversity and the development of new initiatives based in the arts. BCA serves as a connector and convener between businesses, municipalities and arts and cultural organizations, and is an advocate for business support of the arts. Business Council for the Arts was founded in 1988 as an initiative of the Dallas Citizen’s Council by Raymond D. Nasher and a team of civic leaders who recognized that great communities depend on a vibrant cultural life. Visit www.ntbca.org for more information.
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Looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday morning?
Interested in learning to paint or draw cartoons?
Well, Blue Flower Learning Center in North Dallas offers art lessons every Saturday!
Times and prices:
11am-12pm (Kids) $20/class
12pm-1pm (Adults) $25/class
Our instructor, Jackie, is a professionally trained artist with many years of experience, and even better, a love of sharing her passion for art for students of all ages and skill levels. Like all our instructors, our art teacher has gone through a rigorous background check and is CPR-certified.
No pre-registration needed, just show up. Payment will be due at the time of class. We accept checks, cash, & credit cards.
Students need to bring their own supplies. Please call us at 469-269-2814 or email us at email@example.com for any questions.
We look forward to seeing you!
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Join us for First Friday Denton at A Creative Art STUDIO. We are located just off the historic square in Denton Texas at 227 W Oak. This month our music is provided by two up and coming female vocalists. Kicking off our music at 7 pm is Cassie Kidder, guitarist and vocalist. Following Cassie will be Julia Runge, who is new to Denton. She describes her sounds as Indie, Jazz and rock. Julia plays the guitar as well as keyboards.
Our featured artist of the month is local artist, Mick Burson. Mick grew up in Waco Texas but attends University of North Texas. You might have already seen some of his work around town because he has painted twenty murals in town which includes A Creative Art STUDIO, Ruth’s Room, Voertmans, Subway, and most recently the Denton Camera Exchange. His featured show at the studio includes paintings from his “Should Have Stayed Home.” series. Crystal Nelson, artist, will be demonstrating for her upcoming “Principles of Collage” class which will be offered in July. Once again the studio will have a community art project in which everyone is welcome to participate. People can also practice or brush up on their sidewalk chalk skills in preparation for the Arts, Antiques and Autos Chalk event in the fall.
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Join us at A Creative Art STUDIO for music and art April 5th, 2013 from 7 – 10 pm. We will have live music from Rachel Yeatts and Markley and Balmer. Featured Artist of the month is Aurora Cabrera. Come meet Aurora and other artists that have their works at the gallery. First Friday Denton at A Creative Art STUDIO is the time to celebrate the arts. We will have art demonstrations as well as art activities. This month we will complete the mosaic table started at last first Friday as well as start a new painting. Grab a friend and join the fun at A Creative Art STUDIO. We are located just off the historic square in Denton Texas at 227 W Oak, Suite 101, Denton Texas. For additional information visit our website http://acreativeartstudio.com/ or call 940 442-1251.
For more about First Friday Denton, see the website http://firstfridaydenton.com/.
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