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Class – Art Coach Studio

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2017

Instructor: Mark Menendez Pricing: $30 Non-member/ $27 member If you've ever wanted to learn to draw or paint, or want to sharpen your art skills, Fridays at Gilmers Arts is the place to be. Classes are structured in an open-studio format, each student working on their individual projects and media, with individual instruction and attention as the focus. Beginner, intermediate or professional students are all welcome, and any media, from oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel or pencil. The opportunity for the…

Stars of Hope – Adult

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

PAINTING STARS OF HOPE – FREE COMMUNITY EVENT A simple idea that is changing the world. Stars of HOPE® transforms individuals and communities through the power of art and personal messages of hope and healing. Please show your compassion and join us for our Stars of HOPE painting workshop, hosted at Gilmer Arts 207 Dalton Street in downtown Ellijay. There is no fee; just share your HOPE and heart with those in need.

Sip ‘n Stroke Canvas Painting

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Annie Oakley Pricing: $30 for small canvas (8.5" x 12") or $40 for large canvas (12" x 17") This is a therapeutic painting event. Relax…the hardest part has already been done for you. Participants choose from a selection of original line art that is pre-printed on canvas and ready for you to paint.  All supplies are included. Canvas is provided unstretched for framing. Annie will offer painting tips and instructions while you relax and paint. You are welcome to…

Class – Watercolor – Honeybee

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:30am

Instructor: Mark Menendez Pricing: $50 non-member/ $45 Member Please bring a dish for a potluck lunch “Honeybee” 6” x 9” Image Size, on 8.5 x 11 Paper Spring has arrived, and the burgeoning bouquet of blossoms invites the welcome advent of buzzing bees. What better time to capture this sign of the season? In this project, designed for anyone with little or no watercolor experience, Mark will offer his distinctive approach to watercolor, designed to boost your skills in watercolor painting.…

Class – Jewlery Workshop

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

Instructor: Vicki Wagoner Pricing: Class Fee $20, Supply Fee $10 -earrings, $15 - bracelet, $20 - necklace Includes beading and the introduction to jewelry making.  Vicki will teach you how to create a unique piece of jewelry with group and personal guidance. She will assist you in using the right tools with the right techniques in order for you to create a bracelet, pair of earrings or necklace designed by you! Her findings include beads, semi-precious stones, crystals, glass, wood,…

Stars of Hope – Kids

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

PAINTING STARS OF HOPE – FREE COMMUNITY EVENT A simple idea that is changing the world. Stars of HOPE® transforms individuals and communities through the power of art and personal messages of hope and healing. Please show your compassion and join us for our Stars of HOPE painting workshop, hosted at Gilmer Arts 207 Dalton Street in downtown Ellijay. There is no fee; just share your HOPE and heart with those in need.

Kids Camp – Edible Birdhouses with Lenzy Bond

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 16, 2017

Instructor: Lenzy Bond 2-day class Pricing: $35 Non-Member/ $31.50 Member Kids ages 7 to 11 Feeding the Birds - Help the bird parents feed their young. We will make a pasted from Wheat Flour. Paste will be used to attach a variety of seeds and dired fruit making an edible bird house for your feathered friends.

Class – Basic Colored Pencil

June 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Mark Menendez Pricing: $60 Non-Member / $54 Member Have you wanted to learn the fundamentals of creating art in COLOR PENCIL? This seminar is designed to offer you many of my basic techniques to begin your journey. My color pencil instruction offers the student a less labor-intensive approach, without the hours of layering usually associated with the medium. Included in this seminar: Complete information on materials How to create your drawing Color pencil application techniques Blending made easy My…

Kid’s Camp – Exploring American Folk Tales through the World of Puppetry

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 30, 2017

Instructor: Ben Encinias Cost: $44 Non-member/ $40 Member $10 supply fee 5-day class Ages: 2nd grade through 5th Class size: minimum of 2, maximum of 10 As we travel through the week we will learn, experiment, and create puppets. On Friday, we will use the puppets we created to present short plays written during the week. Learn: Brief history of puppetry/ Understanding of what is a puppet and puppeteer/ American Folk Tales Experiment/Create: Making of a puppet/ Basic theatrical concepts…

Class – Watercolor – Field Mouse

June 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Mark Menendez Pricing: $50 non-member/ $45 Member Please bring a dish for a potluck lunch “Field Mouse”! 5” x 7” Image Size, on 8.5 x 11 Paper Watercolor Join me to create your very own watercolor illustration of this delightfully whimsical little woodland creature. Isn’t this something your grandchild would love to receive? In this project, designed for anyone with little or no watercolor experience, Mark will offer his distinctive approach to watercolor, designed to boost your skills in…

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