Monday, February 24, 2020 | 10:00-12:00pmDrop-in to enjoy lively discussions and laughs with this group. Work on your own project or use Next supplies to create items for donation to various charitable organizations in the area.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 10:00-2:00pmNovice or experienced quilters are welcome each Wednesday for this social and creative group. Participants enjoy working on individual projects and sharing ideas. Drop-in any Wednesday and join the fun.
Advanced Pottery Studio
Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 9:30-12:30pmThis group of advance potters work independently in our studio.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 | 10:00-12:00pm
Photography Club Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Interested in photography as a hobby? Interested in taking better pictures? Want to learn how to fully utilize your camera, regardless of what type of camera you use? Join the Photography Club to enhance your skills, to share ideas and to enjoy each other’s company and pictures. Chuck Green will be available to “coach” members.
For additional information contact NextPhotoClub@gmail.com
Beginning Pottery: Intro to Hand Building
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 3:00-5:00pm
Next welcomes artist/instructor Jan Lindell-Meinhard! Free your inner artist — join Jan and learn the art of pottery. Intro to Hand Building will be an opportunity for students
to work with clay as an art medium, focusing on the process of ceramic making from start to fi nish. Each student will become familiar with the basic methods of construction,
decoration and vocabulary, as well as sculptural techniques. Learn slab building, coil method, pinch method and modeling. All materials will be supplied by Next. $45.00 material fee to be paid at registration.
Painting with Acrylics and Oils
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | 9:30-12:00pm
(Beginners through Advanced) 10-week class: March 31 - June 2
Pick up your paintbrush and join us! Artist/instructor Karen Halpern's class lessons focus on color theory, subject, techniques, and design . Individual guidance and personal encouragement will help you develop your own style. Bring a 12"x18" sketch pad, 16x20 canvas (or larger) , #2 desk pencil, eraser, and painting supplies to the first class. Materials will be discussed in first class for new students.
Watercolor Painting Workshop
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 2:00-3:00pm
10 week class: 2:00 - pm 4:00 pm April 2 - June 10
Noted Michigan Artist Karen Halpern is now instructing watercolor classes at Next for beginning and experienced students! In this 10-week course you will learn basic skills, color mixing, color theory, design, and painting techniques as you develop your art. Each student will work at their own level of ability in a supportive setting with individualized attention. Materials list available at front office upon registration.
Studio Art Class
Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm
10-week class: Thursdays, April 2 - June 11
This class provides an opportunity for you to develop work you’ve begun previously, or want to begin in class. Bring your own project, and artist/instructor, Karen Halpern will assist you in developing your own ideas in the medium in which you chose to work. Karen will guide critical thinking, expose each student to work by artists working with similar style, as applicable, and offer direction for improvement. Working independently alongside peers fosters an enriching and enjoyable exchange of ideas. Bring the supplies to which you are accustomed.