solitude

w. shelly young

























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saturday august 3rd

9a-12p

thursday august 22nd

6p-9p


In this 16x20 painting, we'll experience the solitude of Flathead Lake at sunset.

This acrylic painting will be completed through a combination of finger painting and traditional painting with brushes.

All supplies are included in the class price.

field of dreams

w. carolyn thayer






























friday july 26th

6p-9p


Acrylic on canvas; all supplies included.

the rims

w. dick moulden

























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saturday august 17th

6p-9p

 Oil paint on canvas; all supplies included!

sunflower

w. carolyn thayer





























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friday august 2nd

6p-9p

saturday august 24th

9a-12p


Acrylic on canvas; all supplies included.

happy place

w. rachel long































wednesday july 17th

6p-8:30p

wednesDAY july 31st

6p-8:30p


Depict your favorite place, whether it’s a garden, patio, home, camper, studio, or ???  

Bring a photo to use as an approximate guide. You will complete a small edition of prints or cards.
This is an engaging process which involves carving an image in a soft printing plate.  

We will proceed step-by-step, using brayers (rollers) to print a new color of ink over the previous color.
Suitable for beginners or more experienced printmakers.  All materials provided.

Painting Events

my colorful self

w. rachel long

























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wednesday august 14th

6p-8:30p


 Make a series of expressive self-portraits using block prints.
You will learn the basics of this printing method. 

We’re incorporating background colors, shapes, and lines with the traditional approach.   
   We’ll team up to represent your own face on tracing paper, and transfer it to soft linoleum.

From there, you will carve the image and print a series onto rice paper.
    Let’s explore and celebrate the many sides of ourselves!

Our painting events are currently arranged by DATE...be sure to scroll all the way through so you don't miss any of our fabulous class offerings! 

Sunflowers

w. SONJA CAYWOOD





























friDAY july 19th

5p-7p


Acrylic on canvas; all supplies included.

sentinel in training

w. shelly young

























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wednesday august 7th

6p-9p

monday august 26th

6p-9p


Invite your inner child to step forward in this class. This 12x12 inch acrylic painting

will be completed primarily through finger painting. All supplies, including gloves, are included in the class price.

Click images to enroll.

Jackie o & sister lee

w. carolyn thayer

























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saturday august 10th

9a-12p

friday august 6th

6p-9p


Acrylic on canvas; all supplies included.

painting 101

w. CAROLYN THAYER





























mondays starting july 8th through august 12th

A 6-PART SERIES,  ALSO AVAILABLE FOR ENROLLMENT AS SINGLE CLASSES

6p-9p each Monday


Have you ever wanted to take Painting lessons? Have you wished you could capture a scene from a vacation or present a loved one with a work of art?  This series of classes are just for you.  Veteran painter Carolyn Thayer will take you step by step from how to determine what makes a painting work to the finished product.  You will learn basic composition, values, shading, color mixing and more.  And you will finish 1 small (8x10) work with each session. 

Learn: the basics of good design and apply it to your own subject
how to set up a composition that works and becomes the structure of your painting
what to draw and how to render your subject
how to set up your palette and learn the basics of color mixing
block in your work
Paint!
finish with details 



"The only unique contribution we will ever make in this world will be born of our creativity."

~From "the Gift of Imperfection" by Brene Brown