Workshops for Scouts, Home School Groups, Church groups & 4-H Clubs can be arranged to earn badges or just for enrichment and fun. Call the Arts Center at (989) 723-8354. Dates and times can be arranged
Multi-Media Art Classes for K-8th Grades – Thursdays, After School
$10 Member/$12 Non-member per class (*unless otherwise noted) Student annual membership $20 or $50 Family Membership (Pre-registration and payment required)
September -December Classes will be held on Thursdays 4pm – 5:30pm
(Please note: This schedule is still a work in progress. Check back for updates!
Requires glazing class to finish on October 12. Linda Ruehle, Instructor
October 5 – The Value of Shading – Learn shading styles of Cross Hatching, Blending and Stippling. Gwen Sutton, Instructor
October 19 – Annual Pumpkin Painting – Create a masterpiece for your front porch or entry! Let your enormous imagination go wild painting on a round canvas! Gwen Sutton & Linda Ruehle, Instructors
October 26 – Glass Fused Tiles – Create a picture or design with bits of glass that will be fused in the kiln and available for pick up the following week. Linda Ruehle, Instructor.
November 2 – Sizzling Hot Clay House – Calling All Young, Clay Architects – Design and build your house from slabs of clay, working in three dimension. ( Requires glazing class to finish project)
November 9 – Printmaking with Monoprints – A combination of printmaking, painting and drawing mediums, working with water soluble inks. It’s a very magical experience pulling your print! Sue Newcom, Instructor
November 16 – Painting Silhouettes in Watercolor – Raddie Maurer, Instructor
No Class on November 23
November 30 – Glazing Pottery – Put the finishing color on your fired pottery to be fired again. Available for pick up the next week.
December 7 – Annual Gingerbread House Creations – How sweet it is! Elevate your creation to a new level with this long time tradition. The little houses make an awesome centerpiece or gift. Please leave your house to share in the Gingerbread Village for Sunday’s Children’s event.
Also Saturday, December 9 – Annual Gingerbread House Creations – 10am -11:30am & 1pm – 2:30pm. Please leave your house to share in the Gingerbread Village for Sunday’s Children’s event. Bring a box on Sunday to bring home your house.
Sunday, December 10 – Annual Children’s Holiday at the Center, 2pm – 4pm. This is a free event for pre-school and elementary ages. Music, art activities, visit by Santa, gingerbread cookie decorating and refreshments.
Dress for Mess & Fun!
2017 Home School Multi-Media Art Class Schedule
Wednesdays, 1pm – 2:30pm* Celebrate your Passion & Learn Something New!
2017 $10 SAC member/$12 Non-member each class per week unless otherwise noted*
(Need minimum of 6 students)
Pre-registration and payment required. Dress for Mess! (989) 723-8354 e-mail: email@example.com
$20 Annual Student Membership /$50 Family Annual Membership
October 4 – The Value of Shading – Learn shading styles of Cross Hatching, Blending and Stippling. Gwen Sutton, Instructor
October 11 – Pottery on the Wheel – Learn the basics of using the pottery wheel. Practice throwing skills while making FUNctional art! Clay is a wonderful, magical, creative material! Requires Glazing class to finish pieces. Linda Ruehle, Instructor
Join us to weave a Jelly Jar Basket: dimensions – 4 x 4” 5” high with wire handle
October 25 – More Pottery on the Wheel – Learn the basics of using the pottery wheel. Practice throwing skills while making FUNctional art! Clay is a wonderful, magical, creative material! Requires Glazing class to finish pieces. Linda Ruehle, Instructor
November 8 & 15 – *Clay Mask Making of Your Face – Create a mold of your face in week 1 with plaster gauze strips and week two, push clay into your mold to create a likeness of only you! Please bring a helper to apply strips to your face! If a student does not want plaster gauze on your face, student. Linda Ruehle, Instructor *$20 SAC member or $24 Non-member. 2 week class.
No Class November 22-
November 29 – Glazing pottery – Finish pieces created in October and November classes to be fired. Pottery and masks will be ready for pick up at next class.
December 6 –
December 13 – Painting Silhouettes in Watercolor – Raddie Maurer, Instructor
December 20 – Gift Making Class – Acrylic Painting on small wrap around canvases & Decorating gift bags. Gwen Sutton, Instructor
Stay tuned for 2018 Multi-Media Classes
Spring Break Workshops – over…but fun and super results! Thank you!
Wednesday, April 5, 1pm – 5pm – Super Hero Collage/Painting. ( Also an Oil Pastel Batik while waiting for painting background to* dry) with Madelyn Walters – Grades K-8th welcome
Thursday, April 6, 1pm – 5pm- Food Art Fun! Decorate cupcakes and make owl appetizers & more! Call (989) 723-8354 to register (by April 4 for this class). Recommended for 3rd – 8th Grades.
Remember to visit Wendy’s in March & April for Celebration of Youth Art Month!
Wendy’s Celebration of Youth Art Month Project—This project will be an exhibit at Wendy’s Restaurant in the months of March & April. Whimsical Wall hangings. This will be an exciting process, experimenting with a wide array of materials and color to bring it all together! Canvas, Tempera paint, Polymer clay, fiber and sparkle! Sue Newcom & Linda Ruehle, Instructors $20 SAC member/$24 non-member
Visit the Student Center at Baker to see the Paper Mache Creatures, in March!
Opening Reception at Baker College Student Center Building will be Thursday, March 9, from 5:30pm – 7pm. Please invite friends, families, co-workers and stop by to view this creative exhibit by our SAC students in Celebration of Youth Art Month, in March!