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The following classes are being offered by the Arts Center.

For more information on a class or to register:
 -  call Carol Peterson at 906-341-6416 or Teresa Bratton at 734-657-8473  or
 -  Email
info@lakeeffectarts.org

Currently Scheduled Classes: 

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     glass-drawing-example    Saturday, April 6, 2019
"Glass Objects Still Life Drawing" with  Ryan Gilroy
     

***  Special Spring Break 2019 Student Art Class Series  ***


  • Tuesday March 26, 2019 2:00pm-4:00pm
    "Woven Amulet Bag Class" with Mollie Larsen

    Mollie Larsen's Amulets


    Ages: 9 and up
    Experience Level: Beginner
    Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    Time:  2:00 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Lake Effect Art Gallery, 212 S. Cedar St., Manistique
    Cost of Class: $5 for Students
    Class size: Minimum 3, Maximum 12
    Registration deadline: 3/22/2019
    Participants notes: Participants can bring a small trinket to decorate their project, otherwise, all materials and tools are supplied for project.  
                                     
    For more information or to register: To Register call/text Carol Peterson 906-341-6416 or Teresa Bratton 734-657-8473. You can also register and pay online at http://www.lakeeffectarts.org/classes.  Just click on the [Register On-line] button below.

    Class Description:
    Learn this fun and easy way of weaving on a cardboard loom, in a continuous circle. Create a woven amulet bag necklace that is colorful and a great place to tuck away a little something. Bring a small trinket to decorate and go home with your project completed. It’s Fun. It’s Easy. It’s Colorful and you get to take it home.

    Instructor: Mollie Larsen
    Mollie has been creating art in all forms for most of her life. She also has been committed to teaching and passing along tips and techniques. Believing that art adds so much to everyone’s life she loves sharing her passions in her classes. Mollie has taught classes all over the UP from Pickford, Manistique, Escanaba, Rock and the Porkies. “Come and join me. We will have a wonderful time and learn another fun technique.”

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  • Wednesday March 27, 2019 2:00pm-4:00pm
    "Let’s Make an Easter Egg! " with Christine Worley

    Christine Worley's Easter Eggs


    Ages: 10 and up
    Experience Level: Beginner
    Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    Time:  2:00 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Lake Effect Art Gallery, 212 S. Cedar St., Manistique
    Cost of Class: $5 for Students
    Class size: Minimum 4, Maximum 10
    Registration deadline: 3/22/2019
                                     
    For more information or to register: To Register call/text Carol Peterson 906-341-6416 or Teresa Bratton 734-657-8473. You can also register and pay online at http://www.lakeeffectarts.org/classes.  Just click on the [Register On-line] button below.

    Class Description:
    Not the kind you eat! Make a decorative egg using wool roving and the wet felting process. Each participant will make an Easter egg to take home with them at the end of class.

    Instructor: Christine Worley
    Christine Worley is a working artist and former teacher of art. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and taught in the Chicago area. She now lives and works in Manistique.

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  • Thursday March 28, 2019 2:00pm-4:00pm
    "Creative Writing for Teens – Overcoming the Obstacles" with Mollie Larsen

    Ages: 13 and up
    Experience Level: Beginner
    Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
    Time:  2:00 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Lake Effect Art Gallery, 212 S. Cedar St., Manistique
    Cost of Class: $5 for Students
    Class size: Minimum 3, Maximum 12
    Registration deadline: 3/22/2019
                                     
    For more information or to register: To Register call/text Carol Peterson 906-341-6416 or Teresa Bratton 734-657-8473. You can also register and pay online at http://www.lakeeffectarts.org/classes.  Just click on the [Register On-line] button below.

    Class Description:
    Do you have those stories in your head that you want to put on paper but just don’t know how to start?
    Are you worried that you aren’t a writer, and can’t spell, and your grammar
    is awful and well, there are just so many reasons why you can’t write
    stories?
    Well I’m here to tell you FOOEE! You can write and I can show you how!
    Join me in a Creative Writing Class – Overcoming the Obstacles

    Instructor: Mollie Larsen
    Mollie has published two books of short stories and is working on a third.
    “It is all about sitting down and writing. Some days that is almost
    impossible, other days the stories just pour out.” Mollie believes we all
    have our stories to tell. It is overcoming those voices in our heads that
    have convinced us that we can’t write and aren’t good enough. Mollie says FOOOEEE – let me help you.

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  • Friday March 29, 2019 2:00pm-4:00pm "Zentangle, Meditative Doodling" with Carol Peterson (not a certified instructor)

    Ages: 8 and up
    Experience Level: Beginner
    Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
    Time:  2:00 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Lake Effect Art Gallery, 212 S. Cedar St., Manistique
    Cost of Class: $5 for Students
    Class size: Minimum 2, Maximum 8
    Registration deadline: 3/22/2019
                                     
    For more information or to register: To Register call/text Carol Peterson 906-341-6416 or Teresa Bratton 734-657-8473. You can also register and pay online at http://www.lakeeffectarts.org/classes.  Just click on the [Register On-line] button below.

    Class Description:
    Take your doodling to a whole new level. Come and spend the afternoon learning several new “tangles”. Carol is not a certified Zentangle instructor but can show you how you can get started with this method of drawing. Drawing supplies will be included. Just bring your imagination.

    Instructor: Carol Peterson

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  • Saturday March 30, 2019 2:00pm-4:00pm "Mandala (Dot) Painting for Kids" with Sue Herbstreit

    Mandala Painting Class

    Ages: 8 - 13 years old
    Experience Level: Beginner
    Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019
    Time:  2:00 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Lake Effect Art Gallery, 212 S. Cedar St., Manistique
    Cost of Class: $5 for Students
    Class size: Minimum 2, Maximum 12
    Registration deadline: 3/22/2019
                                     
    For more information or to register: To Register call/text Carol Peterson 906-341-6416 or Teresa Bratton 734-657-8473. You can also register and pay online at http://www.lakeeffectarts.org/classes.  Just click on the [Register On-line] button below.

    Class Description:
    Create Mandalas using dot patterns. All supplies needed for project will be provided.


    Instructor: Sue Herbstreit: Sue has been crafting since she was a young girl and has been doing the dot painting for over 2 years. She sells her creations at craft shows and in some local shops.
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Saturday, April 6, 2019
"Glass Objects Still Life Drawing" with  Ryan Gilroy

Glass Drawing example


Ages: Teens & adults
Experience Level: Beginner
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time:  10:00 am - Noon
Location: Lake Effect Art Gallery, 212 S. Cedar St., Manistique
Cost of Class: $13 members; $18 nonmember
Class size: Minimum 5, Maximum 12
Registration deadline: 4/5/2019

Participants notes:  If you have your own favorite drawing supplies feel free to bring them along. Otherwise, Ryan will have all the supplies you need to get started on the project.
                                 
For more information or to register: To Register call/text Carol Peterson 906-341-6416 or Teresa Bratton 734-657-8473. You can also register and pay online at http://www.lakeeffectarts.org/classes.  Just click on the [Register On-line] button below.

Class Description:
Learn to draw a still life of glass objects on toned paper using black and white colored pencils. Ryan will provide the paper and pencils you need to get started. Learn shading and highlighting techniques on toned paper. Ryan will also cover contour lines and perspective

Instructor: Ryan Gilroy
Ryan attended Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids before earning his Bachelor of Religious education from Great Lakes Christian College in Lansing, MI. His art is currently in the Lake Effect Art Gallery in Manistique. Ryan is Minister of Lighthouse Church and also substitute teaches for the Manistique School District. Ryan is one of the local artists who painted the Manistique Power of Words “DISCOVER” Mural.

Ryan likes to use mixed media, oil, ink washes, and water color but he focuses mostly on oil on canvas. Most of his pieces will reflect his love for the outdoors, his strong faith, and his attraction to light, texture and color.

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