Creative Arts

  • 28 Jan
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    Knitting

    Every Monday at 10:00am-12:00pm

    Drop-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.

  • 23 Jan
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    Quilting

    Every Wednesday at 10:00am-2:00pm

    Novice 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.

  • 24 Jan
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    Advanced Pottery Studio

    Every at 9:30am-12:30pm

    This group of advance potters work independently in our studio.

  • 29 Jan
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    Painting with Acrylics and Oils

    Every Tuesday at 9:30am-12:00pm

    (Beginners through Advanced)
    10-week class: January 8 - March 12

    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.

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  • 8Jan
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    Felting Classes: Acorns and Penguins

    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 1:00pm

    FELTING CLASSES

    Artist and instructor, Pam Signorelli teaches the unique art of felting. It’s simple in concept, yet looks complex in execution, and the results are elaborate sculptures made completely out of wool. All materials will be provided.

    Penguins: Tuesday, January 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
    In this needle felting class you will learn to sculpt an adorable penguin out of roving wool. Needle felting is easy to learn, and this class is for all skill levels. You will be surprised at what you can create with a barbed needle and some wool.

    February 12 - Felted Heart Ornaments
    These adorable needle felted hearts are such fun to make! Hang them, group them together in a dish, or simply make some for your favorite “Valentine”.

    March 12 - Felted Shamrock Brooch
    Learn to needle felt this wool pin to wear with pride. Multiple shades of green. Perfect for beginners as well as experienced felters. Erin Go Braugh!

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  • 23 Jan
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    Creative Watercolor Class - New!

    Every Wednesday at 2:02pm-12:00am

    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.

  • 24 Jan
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    Studio Art Class

    Every Thursday at 1:00pm-3:30pm

    10-week class: Thursdays, January 10 - March 14

    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.

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  • 1Feb
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    Valentine Card making

    Friday, February 1, 2019 at 10:00am

    Join Lori Rothschild from to create four “lovely” Valentines. Ti amo, Je t’aime, Te quiero — however you choose to express the sentiment, these cards are a sweet way to show your affection! Beautiful supplies from Paper Source are provided to create these one of a kind special
    Valentine cards for your loved ones. Be my Valentine?

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  • 19Feb
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    Photography Club

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10:00am

    Photography Club

    Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month.

    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

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