MONOPRINTING WORKSHOP January 11 10am-4pm  $50 This is an old technique that combines painting and printmaking. We’ll demonstrate several techniques and everyone will have lots of chances to make “keepers”.  Good to learn to work with color and shape relationships. Bring your own oils, paper towels, 80# Strathmore paper (if you have it) Additional supplies will be available for a small fee if necessary. Adults. Bring a bag lunch and a sense of adventure.  Call or come by to register.  

WATERCOLOR: Tuesdays 10am -12 noon, Jan 14 to Feb. 18, 6 weeks , $90 Michael Farrar Beginning students will develop fundamental knowledge of materials and techniques used in painting with transparent watercolor.  Subjects covered include still life and landscape. Newcomers learn basic techniques, use of color, value, & contrast (lost & found edges) and temperature and how establish depth and create an interesting painting. Intermediate students will develop an individual style using traditional and new techniques and tools.   A materials list is available upon registration. Basic supplies will be available to use the first day of class. Regular demonstrations and critiques will encourage and help you move ahead no matter what level of expertise.
OIL PAINTING:  Tuesdays, 2-4 pm, Jan. 14 to Feb. 18, Tuesdays 6 weeks, $90, Michael Farrar For beginners, this class will focus on the technical and expressive fundamentals of oil painting.  Beginning students will become familiar with oil paints, mediums, and paint handling.  Learn how to choose canvas, stretchers, prepare your surface. Explore color and brush selection and different techniques for exciting paintings. Experiment with techniques that will give different effects, and learn how to successfully design a painting. Intermediate and more advanced students can polish their skills and develop their own expressive style, regardless of subject matter. Regular demonstrations and critiques. Bring what you have on hand to first class; some materials will be available. Other materials may be purchased following the first class.  A materials list is available upon registration.
VALENTINES FOR VETS:
Saturday February 8 from 10-2 with a special Sunday session on February 9 from 1-3.
All materials will be provided.
Come help us thank the men and women who serve our country and let them know you care with a handmade Valentine. Valentines will be delivered to the VA residence in Salem, but participants are also encouraged to send their efforts to family members who are currently serving as well. This is the 3rd year for this program and last year we delivered more than 200 Valentines! All ages welcome.
LEARNING TO DRAW:
Saturdays, Mar. 1 to Mar. 15, 3 weeks, $45.00 Michael Farrar
Using charcoal and pencil learn how putting the basic shapes together you will be able to draw complex objects with ease and confidence.
WATERCOLOR:
Tuesdays, 10am to 12 noon, Mar. 4 to Apr. 15, 6 weeks , $90 Michael Farrar
Beginning students will develop fundamental knowledge of materials and techniques used in painting with transparent watercolor.  Subjects covered include still life and landscape. Newcomers learn basic techniques, use of color, value, & contrast (lost & found edges) and temperature and how establish depth and create an interesting painting. Intermediate students will develop an individual style using traditional and new techniques and tools.   A materials list is available upon registration. Basic supplies will be available to use the first day of class. Regular demonstrations and critiques will encourage and help you move ahead no matter what level of expertise.
OIL PAINTING:  
Tuesdays, 2-4 pm, Mar. 4 to Apr. 15, 6 weeks, $90, Michael Farrar
For beginners, this class will focus on the technical and expressive fundamentals of oil painting.  Beginning students will become familiar with oil paints, mediums, and paint handling.  Learn how to choose canvas, stretchers, prepare your surface. Explore color and brush selection and different techniques for exciting paintings. Experiment with techniques that will give different effects, and learn how to successfully design a painting. Intermediate and more advanced students can polish their skills and develop their own expressive style, regardless of subject matter. Regular demonstrations and critiques. Bring what you have on hand to first class; some materials will be available. Other materials may be purchased following the first class.  A materials list is available upon registration.
DELI DELIGHTS:
Saturday, 10am to 2pm and Sunday, 1pm to 3pm,  Mar. 15 & 16, $30.00

Use ordinary deli papers and stencils to make rich elegant papers to use for wrapping small special packages, cards, scrapbooking, in collage or by themselves. We’ll make papers one day, put them to use the next!   Bring a brown bag lunch.