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Arts, Crafts and Music

Dancing With A Brush:  Flowers
Friday, August 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Instructor: Ann Johnson
Cost: $75, includes lunch and supplies

Capture the essence of flowers through the expressive medium of watercolor beginning with a series of “playful” exercises.  Dance your brush through watercolor fun as Ann Johnson shares her approach to painting flowers.  For beginners and professionals alike, experience the joy of interpreting nature with loose spontaneous painting and watch the flowers grow on your paper. Supplies are provided, but feel free to bring your own brushes and watercolor paints if you like. Limited to 16 participants.

Dancing With A Brush: Portraits
Friday, October 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Instructor: Ann Johnson
Cost: $75, include lunch and supplies

Be inspired as Ann Johnson shares her approach to creating fresh and expressive portraits and enables you to learn the fundamentals of painting a watercolor picture from one of your own photos.  A deep passion for teaching watercolor and helping professional and beginner “dance with a brush”  allows  Ann to share her unique and exciting application of paint- “let the watercolor dance around the paper”-having its own life.  Participants must bring an 8x10  photo or reproduction of a  face that has shadow on at least one side that  they wish to paint. Supplies are provided, but feel free to bring your own brushes and watercolor paints if you like. Limited to 16 participants.    

Organizing Your Memories 
Wednesday, August 13, 10 a.m. – 12 noon 
Instructor: Marsha Kibby 
No Charge – Reservations Required 
 
Learn tips and tricks for organizing your photographs for family albums. This is not a scrapbooking class; it is a hands-on opportunity for you to organize your pictures. Bring a paper grocery sack full of pictures that you need to sort along with a pair scissors. Marsha will show you sample albums to give you ideas on what to purchase once you are organized. Limited to 12 participants.  

Cabaret Singing 
Dates TBA
Instructor: Dale Basham
Cost: TBA

Dale Basham will be joined by his singing partner of twenty-five years, Rebecca Bly, to prepare students for a Christmas  Cabaret. Students will perform at Vera Mae’s Bistro the first Thursday in December and for the Holiday Open House at the E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center the following two evenings.  Experience is not required; however, course does not include vocal training. Class is limited to the first 12 enrolled students.