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New this summer we are offering art classes for resident adults 55 and over.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. All materials will be provided you just need to show up and let your creativity to run wild.  

Cost:  $10 per session
Age: 55 and up
Dates: June 14th - August 2nd (excluding 6/21)
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 12:30pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)
Instructor:  Christine Seeholzer
Questions: 440-930-4135

Registration Starts:  Tuesday, March 1st at 9am

June 14th: Blended Vibrant Crayon Flowers
Class description:
Draw flowers in traditional contour or add cross-hatching and shading, then unlock the potential of crayons for adding color. Experiment with different effects such as: burnishing, blending two colors together with the help of color theory, using sgraffito to add texture, and using baby oil to blend colors in a painterly manner. 

June 28th: Seashell Drawing Charcoal
Class description:
Learn or refresh and elevate techniques in drawing with a gradient of value using toned paper and charcoal. 

July 5th: Geode Agate Acrylic Painting
Class description:
Create an abstract mixed media painting inspired by the recognizable aesthetic properties of geodes or agate slices. 

July 12th: Acrylic Paint and Fish Prints
Class description:
Create the look of a batik fabric piece by painting a background in acrylic paint and then printing a design of a fish on top. 

July 19th: Sunset Landscape Watercolor Painting
Class description:
Learn or practice techniques in watercolor while capturing the serenity of a lake at sunset. 

July 26th: Clay Ornaments or Wall-hanging
Class description:
Learn how to work with air-dry clay using slab construction. Play with texture embossing using natural elements like flowers. 
 
August 2nd: India Ink and acrylic Tree or Bird painting 
Class description:
Take your understanding of contour drawing up a notch and loosen up your drawing style by working large-scale with India ink and brushes. Draw a tree form and landscape or a bird. 


Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Lake House - Week 1-June 14th: Blended Vibrant Crayon Flowers 
55 and up N/A Tu  06/14/2022
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Veteran's Memorial Park - The Lake House
$10.00 Res, $10.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 2-June 28th: Seashell Drawing Charcoal 
55 and up N/A Tu  06/28/2022
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Veteran's Memorial Park - The Lake House
$10.00 Res, $10.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 3-July 5th: Geode Agate Acrylic Painting 
55 and up N/A Tu  07/05/2022
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Veteran's Memorial Park - The Lake House
$10.00 Res, $10.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 4-July 12th: Acrylic Paint and Fish Prints 
55 and up N/A Tu  07/12/2022
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Veteran's Memorial Park - The Lake House
$10.00 Res, $10.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 5-July 19th: Sunset Landscape Watercolor Painting 
55 and up N/A Tu  07/19/2022
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Veteran's Memorial Park - The Lake House
$10.00 Res, $10.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 6-July 26th: Clay Ornaments or Wall Hanging 
55 and up N/A Tu  07/26/2022
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Veteran's Memorial Park - The Lake House
$10.00 Res, $10.00 Non-Res
 
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Week 7-August 2nd: Oversized Tree Form/Bird Contour Paintings 
55 and up N/A Tu  08/02/2022
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Veteran's Memorial Park - The Lake House
$10.00 Res, $10.00 Non-Res
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