Art By Your Design (ages 18+)
Art by Your Design
Express your creative self (or learn to bring out your creative self) Monday evenings this summer! Join our newest instructor, Leandra Rigdon as she guides you in a new project every week. Leandra has a background in Fine Art and Graphic Design. Sign up for a few classes or all!
June 4: Summer Wind Chimes
June 11: Still Life Acrylic Painting on Canvas
June 18: Water Color Landscape
June 25: Drawing Basics
July 2: Paper Flowers
July 9: Colorful Branch Weaving
July 16: Paper Mosaic
July 23: Color Wheel Lesson
July 30: Illuminated Letter
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Art By Your Design-Color Wheel (ages 18+, July 23, M) 22670 7/23/2018 - 7/23/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Art By Your Design-Colorful Branch Weaving (ages 18+, July 9, M) 22668 7/9/2018 - 7/9/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Art By Your Design-Figure Drawing (ages 18+, June 25, M) 22666 6/25/2018 - 6/25/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Art By Your Design-Illuminated Letter (ages 18+, July 30, M) 22671 7/30/2018 - 7/30/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Art By Your Design-Paper Flowers (ages 18+, July 2, M) 22667 7/2/2018 - 7/2/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Art By Your Design-Paper Mosaic (ages 18+, July 16, M) 22669 7/16/2018 - 7/16/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Art By Your Design-Still Life Painting-Fruit (ages 18+, June 11, M) 22664 6/11/2018 - 6/11/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Art By Your Design-Water Color Landscape (ages 18+, June 18, M) 22665 6/18/2018 - 6/18/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Art By Your Design-Windchimes (ages 18+, June 4, M) 22663 6/4/2018 - 6/4/2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Exploring Your Craft Cutting Machine(ages 18+)
Do you have a craft cutting machine that you don’t understand? Want to get it out of the box and make stuff? This class will explore “out of the box” ideas with demonstrations and hands on practice with a Silhouette machine (similar to Cricut) and help finding resources for your particular (any brand) machine. Learn the process for making stickers, appliqués, polymer clay, stencils, glass etching and more. Once you understand how to power up and cut, a new world of crafting will open for you. A handout is provided with recommended local and online resources. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor; she has 20+ years of experience teaching the art of “craft” to students of all ages.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Exploring Your Craft Cutting Machine (ages 18+, Aug 18, Sat) 22653 8/18/2018 - 8/18/2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Register Exploring Your Craft Cutting Machine (ages 18+, June 16, Sat) 22652 6/16/2018 - 6/16/2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Paint Pouring (Ages 18+)
The newest trend in home painting, where science meets art, is highly addictive! Google it, then save time and money (and mess) by learning with us. All supplies are provided, including a drying box to transport wet paint safely home as well as gloves and disposable apron, but please wear old clothes and shoes. Bring snacks/drinks if desired. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor; she has 20+ years of experience teaching the art of “craft” to students of all ages, and she will email students before class to offer paint color choices.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Paint Pouring (Fluid Art with Acrylics) (ages 18+, Aug 20, M) 22651 8/20/2018 - 8/20/2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Paint Pouring (Fluid Art with Acrylics) (ages 18+, June 9, Sat) 22650 6/9/2018 - 6/9/2018 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Polymer Clay (ages 14+)
Make your own jewelry! Learn to work with this versatile medium to create beads, a pendant or a shark tooth. After taking this class, you will understand the basics to create many more projects. No experience is necessary and you will be able to take home your own projects with safety instructions to fire in your own oven at home. All supplies are provided. Instructor Lisa Hoyt has many years of experience instructing arts and crafts classes. She has taught for Michaels Craft Stores, a Parks and Recreation agency in New Hampshire, after school in Salem City Schools, and many more. She looks forward to sharing her knowledge and interest with others and you or your child in her programs!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Polymer Clay (ages 14+, Apr 30, M) 22505 4/30/2018 - 4/30/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Green Ridg Info
Polymer Clay Workshop (ages 14+)
Participants should have previously taken the polymer Clay Class which will run at the same time as the workshop, OR have a basic skill level with polymer clay to be able to work independently while Polymer Clay Class students receive instruction. You will bring your own clay and personal tools but will have access to the instructor's equipment, mica and supplies. April workshop: polymer clay ring/pill dish. (You are also welcome to work on a project of your choosing as desired). Please bring 2-3 bricks of polymer clay and a dinner if you would like to eat during workshop. Instructor Lisa Hoyt has many years of experience instructing arts and crafts classes. She has taught for Michaels Craft Stores, a Parks and Recreation agency in New Hampshire, after school in Salem City Schools, and many more. She is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Polymer Clay Workshop (ages 14+, Apr 30, M) 22623 4/30/2018 - 4/30/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Green Ridg Info
Polymer Clay Workshop (ages 18+)
Participants should have basic skill level with polymer clay and be able to work independently while instructor assists other individuals as needed. Bring your own clay and personal tools and have access to the instructor’s equipment, mica, and supplies. This workshop will be making and using canes. Handouts, tutorials, and light snack provided. Come meet fellow clayers who hope to one day have a Guild in Roanoke. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Polymer Clay Workshop (ages 18+, Aug 27, M) 22654 8/27/2018 - 8/27/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Green Ridg Info
Soap Making (ages 18+)
The science of soap! Learn how soap becomes "soap" through the process of saponification and how to use online calculators to custom create any soap that suits your personal preference! Participants will have hands-on practice creating and following a recipe, learn important safety tips and will leave class with at least one pound of "raw" soap to take home to cure. This is a fast-paced course designed to give the basics of soapmaking. All supplies are provided. Bring a dinner or snack if desired. Instructor Lisa Hoyt has many years of experience instructing arts and crafts classes. She has taught for Michaels Craft Stores, a Parks and Recreation agency in New Hampshire, after school in Salem City Schools, and many more. She looks forward to sharing her knowledge and interest with others and you or your child in her programs!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Soap Making (ages 18+, May 21, M) 22501 5/21/2018 - 5/21/2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Wine/Beer Glass Paint (ages 18+)
Paint, socialize, have fun! Create a one of a kind set of 4 wine or beer glasses! Learn the techniques to use for gifts or special occasion! This is a great class to do with friends! Please dress accordingly. Please specify at time of registration if you would like a set of beer glasses for the class or a set of wine glasses. June’s theme is Beach Shells. July’s theme is Flip Flops. August’s theme is Light Houses. Instructor Tracy Marcus has years of experience teaching crafts to children and adults Supplies provided.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Wine/Beer Glass Paint-Beach Shells (ages 18+, June, Th) 22660 6/7/2018 - 6/28/2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Wine/Beer Glass Paint-Flip Flops (ages 18+, July, Th) 22661 7/5/2018 - 7/26/2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Wine/Beer Glass Paint-Light Houses (ages 18+, Aug, Th) 22662 8/2/2018 - 8/23/2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info