This fall at Aiken Center for the Arts, we will be telling stories from a big chair and you are invited. Join us as we share perspectives, build points of connection, and unearth the wisdom and inspiration amongst us.
Each evening, storytelling will be accompanied by wine paired with the theme of the evening as host Gary Finnan guides us through an evening of storytelling. Wine courtesy of Solovino.
Limited seating, reserve your chair for $20.
Dates and Themes:
- September 16, 2021 from 6pm – 8pm: “Be Prepared to Stop”
- October 28, 2021 from 6pm – 8pm: “Reinventing”
- December 16, 2021 from 6pm – 8pm: “Emerging”
Get more information and register here!
Instructor: Sharon Taylor Padgett
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Follow Sharon step-by-step in creating a beautiful,
traditional style landscape inspired by a local
Techniques in painting sky,
trees, and grasses will be emphasized as well
as mixing color combinations and brushwork to
achieve a lovely romantic-style painting.
Students will complete an 11×14” acrylic painting.
No experience necessary. Supplies included.
Get more information and register HERE.
Instructor: Nanette Langner
Dates: Tuesdays, Aug 24,31, Sept 7
These classes are designed to continue watercolor
education. Each three week course is different and
independent from each other. This summer,
we will explore the themes of landscapes,
animals, and florals. In each three week
course you will create three 5 x 7 paintings.
Register for this course HERE!
Instructor: Madeline Fox
Date: Saturday, August 14
Using handbuilding techniques, create a small house with a textured roof, several windows and a planter!
When completed, you’ll be able to plant a small succulent in the “garden area.” Place a tea light candle inside and you’ll have a warmly lit, cozy house to enjoy daily. Use indoors or outside.
All supplies are included and individuals of all skill levels are welcome!
Please bring a lunch as there will be a 30-minute lunch break.
Register for this workshop HERE!
Instructor: Gisela Sirrenberg
Date: Saturday, July 31
Learn how to use resin with acrylic paint, pigment or alcohol ink to create two beautiful pieces of art that have a stunning glossy surface. Incorporate stones and crystals to embed a textural element.
All supplies are included. No experience is necessary as all skill levels are welcome!
Max: 6 students
Join the waitlist HERE!