Painting with Acrylics and Oils
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 9:30-12:00pm
Artist and instructor, Karen Halpern guides beginner through advanced students as they paint varied subjects in several styles. There will be assignments, examples of noted artists’ work, instruction about color theory, painting techniques, and design information, as it pertains to the lessons. Individual attention, positive feedback, and personal encouragement, will help you develop your work. You will learn fundamentals of developing art based on the history of art ideas. The supply list is available in the Next offi ce and all supplies should be brought to the first class.
Quilting Open Studio
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 10:00-2:00pm
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.
Watercolor Painting Workshop
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 2:00-4:00pm
Noted Michigan Artist and popular watercolor instructor, Karen Halpern, will teach lessons that provide fundamentals, stretch your abilities, broaden your skills, and encourage your creative
thinking. Beginners through advanced students will paint varied subjects in assorted styles. Color mixing, color theory, design and painting techniques, will guide you as you develop your art. Each student will work at their own level of ability, in a supportive setting with individual attention. The supply list is available in the Next office and all supplies should be brought to the first class.
Advanced Pottery Studio
Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 9:30-12:30pmThis group of advance potters work independently in our studio.
Studio Art Class
Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 1:00-3:30pm
Students will choose a piece of art to work on and use materials they are experienced with such as acrylics, oils, watercolors or collage. Instructor Karen Halpern will foster critical thinking and
make suggestions to guide students as they advance with the individualized project. Karen’s goal is to broaden students’ viewpoints and develop skills and knowledge. Students should bring
your own subject, reference material, supplies and a lightweight portable easel, if you work upright. Returning students, plan to start a fresh piece of work this semester. Class size limited to 12 students.
Painting Open Studio
Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 1:00-4:00pm
Join fellow Next members for camaraderie and enjoy the creative synergies that come from being with other talented artists.
Knitting Open Studio
Monday, October 25, 2021 | 10:00-12:00pm
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.