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Painting by Theresa Neville   Friday, July 17, 2015
"Painting 103 - Watercolor II" with Theresa Neville
   
French Bread Basket by Karen Poser   Saturday, July 18, 2015
"Making a Checkered French Bread basket" with Karen Poser
   
    Saturday, October 17, 2015
"Punch Quilting" with Stephanie Rees
   
    Saturday, November 14, 2015
"Stained Glass Ornaments" with Beth Cox
     
     

"Painting 103 / Watercolor II" with Theresa Neville

       Painting by Theresa Neville

Ages: Adults, teens
Experience Level: Beginner
Date: Friday, July 17, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Habitat Re-Store Ed Kravitz Room
                  401 Deer St., Manistique
Cost of Class: $20 for General Public
                        $15 for Lake Effect members
Class size: Minimum of 2, Maximum of 10
Participants need to bring: All supplies are supplied by the instructor. Additional supplies can be purchased from the instructor. Dress is casual.
For more information or to register contact:  Stephanie Reese, 283-1001; Email: artclass@lakeeffectarts.org
Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Class Description: This, the third in a series of three classes by Theresa, expands on subjects covered in the earlier watercolor class.

Instructor, Theresa Neville:
Theresa NevilleTheresa is a native Schoolcraft County resident, born at the old Shaw Hospital on the same street where she now lives. She grew up in Steuben and attended Cooks school until she moved into Manistique in her sophomore year of high school. She has a bachelor's degree in Nursing and a master's degree in Vocational Education. As a nurse, she taught Health Occupations for many years, worked in many areas of nursing at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital as well as Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. She always had a desire to draw and paint and spent many hours reading articles, books, and observing videos and others in their artistic endeavors, including some wonderful people in the Manistique Art Club. She paints in oil, acrylic, and watercolor and has tried a little chalk and other mediums but always goes back to watercolor and acrylics. "My art background is strictly self taught, attending several small classes in Arizona, and investigating different mediums to discover what works best for me. I enjoy sharing those ideas with others as I have done in my seniors park in Arizona."

"It is my desire to share the basics of painting that I have acquired throughout the years. It is my hope that each individual will bring their creativity to the class and will want to expand their experience of painting in whatever medium that they feel most comfortable using. This is a follow up the initial watercolor class."

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Making a Checkered French Bread Basket with Karen Poser

  French Bread Basket by Karen Poser

Ages: Adults, teens
Experience Level: Beginner
Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: Habitat Re-Store Ed Kravitz Room
                  401 Deer St., Manistique
Cost of Class: $50 for General Public
                        $45 for Lake Effect members
Class size: Minimum of 4, Maximum of 10
Participants need to bring: All basketry materials are supplied by the instructor. Bring: Scissors, Ruler, Clip clothespins, Old towel, Pencil, Bucket (We will be using water, so I usually put my supplies in the bucket to bring to class. It doesn’t have to be big.)
Wear old comfy clothes.

For more information contact:  Mindy Asp, 450-5777 or Stephanie Reese, 283-1001; Email: artclass@lakeeffectarts.org
Registration deadline: Friday, July 10, 2015

Class Description: We will make a long rectangular basket, using standard basketry techniques. These techniques are used in many basket creations, and will include twining, plain weave, and rimming. The weavers going around the base will be in colors of your choice. I will bring blue, green, brown, and burgundy. If there is another color you would like, please notify me before June 18th so that I can dye the reed ahead of time.

Some of you with previous experience may work more quickly, so I tried to set the class time at a leisurely pace to accommodate everyone. We will break for lunch, so you may want to brown bag it or run out for lunch if you are a speedy basket maker!

I will provide all of the basketry materials. I think you’ll find this a very versatile basket. I love using it for various breads, muffins and rolls.

Instructor, Karen Poser:

Instructor, Karen Poser

Instructor's Statement: I have a bachelor’s degree in art education, a master’s degree in creative arts and learning and have taught kindergarten through college age students.

However, now that I’m retired, I’m finally able to develop my love of fibers and color in my basketry, weaving, and gourds. I love the intricate designs and patterns of Native American baskets (particularly Choctaw and Cherokee) and in their patterns I am able to experiment with bold color combinations.

I like being able to use art to tell a story and elicit enjoyment into the viewers’ heart. My art work can be seen at Siever’s School of Fiber Art on Washington Island, WI, and at Lake Effect Art Gallery, Manistique, MI.

Teaching is an integral part of my life. I have taught basketry to small groups over the years and look forward to teaching the checkered French bread basket.


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