May
31
Fri
[FULL] Painting for Beginners w/ Mavis Liggett @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
[FULL] Painting for Beginners w/ Mavis Liggett @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

NOTE: THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

Painting is an expressive art form that encourages focus as we discover how to see things in a new light. Join fine artist Mavis Liggett in exploring this classic artform. Participants will use paints on canvas and learn skills including color mixing, color theory and use of light and shadow to create an original work of art. All materials are provided. Class size is limited to 12 participants. Registration is required.

Jun
5
Wed
Open Studio at the Hirsch Center: Paint & Sketch on Your Own June 5th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Open Studio at the Hirsch Center: Paint & Sketch on Your Own June 5th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States
The Open Studio at the Hirsch Center offers participants in Mavis Liggett’s Painting for Beginners and Bob Nordbruch’s Sketching with a Brush classes the opportunity to continue honing their skills as they work on current painting projects or start new ones. While this unstructured session will not be actively directed by an instructor, artists Mavis Liggett or Bob Nordbruch may drop in. Materials will be provided. Registration is required.

Jun
10
Mon
Zen Knitting w/ Joan McNamara June 10th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Zen Knitting w/ Joan McNamara June 10th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

Zen Knitting is an old tradition with a relaxed, calm “Dancing Hands” approach. Enjoy the company of others as you learn or relearn to knit. Make a variety of items or just knit line upon line, no completed project necessary. Bring your own yarn and needles (Size 8 or larger, please) or use ours. Registration is required.

Jun
12
Wed
Sketching with a Brush w/ Bob Nordbruch June 12th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sketching with a Brush w/ Bob Nordbruch June 12th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

Sketching with a brush is just another way of thinking about applying paint. Come learn this expressive painting skill with artist Bob Nordbruch. We will mix and apply paints to canvas in a spontaneous, impressionistic style, conveying the feelings that can be found in combinations of light, shadow and color, from pale washes to bold rich tones. All materials are supplied. Registration is required.

Jun
14
Fri
Fabric Art: Yarn Dyeing w/ Jacqui Mehring June 14th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fabric Art: Yarn Dyeing w/ Jacqui Mehring June 14th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

In this class, Jacqui will lead participants in learning techniques for dyeing fibers in beautiful colors that can be used along with other colorful yarns to create interesting checks, stripes and plaids in the weaving process. No experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided.

Jun
17
Mon
Open Studio at the Hirsch Center: Paint & Sketch on Your Own June 17th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Open Studio at the Hirsch Center: Paint & Sketch on Your Own June 17th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States
The Open Studio at the Hirsch Center offers participants in Mavis Liggett’s Painting for Beginners and Bob Nordbruch’s Sketching with a Brush classes the opportunity to continue honing their skills as they work on current painting projects or start new ones. While this unstructured session will not be actively directed by an instructor, artists Mavis Liggett or Bob Nordbruch may drop in. Materials will be provided. Registration is required.

Jun
19
Wed
Writing to Heal w/ Molly Haile June 19th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Writing to Heal w/ Molly Haile June 19th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

Expressive writing has the power to help us transform our physical, mental and spiritual health. Take time for yourself and join us for these monthly creative workshops, and learn ways of using writing as a healing tool. We will be tapping into memory and imagination to create stories from our lives. No writing experience is necessary. Materials will be provided, but bring your favorite personal journal if you like.

Jun
21
Fri
The Art of Pressed Flowers w/ Catherine Crowder June 21st @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Art of Pressed Flowers w/ Catherine Crowder June 21st @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

In this class, horticultural therapist Catherine Crowder will share the craft of creating a wooden flower press to discover the beautiful practice of preserving floral pieces. The press can be used to create a range of faded pastels to more vibrant tones.  Participants will take home a beautiful flower press to expand their imaginative approach to the use of natural materials; perhaps a leaf becomes a tree or petals form mountains. All materials will be provided. Class size is limited to 10 participants, and registration is required.

Jun
24
Mon
Filigree (Paper Quilling) w/ Elaine Heinl June 24th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Filigree (Paper Quilling) w/ Elaine Heinl June 24th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

Paper Quilling or filigree is a relaxing art form of twisting small strips of paper into unique and beautiful 3-dimensional shapes, combining color and pattern to create a larger mosaic. Join in the making of personal mandalas. This meditative activity is enjoyable for women and men. All materials will be provided. Class size is limited to 10 participants, and registration is required.

 

Jun
28
Fri
Painting for Beginners w/ Mavis Liggett June 28th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Painting for Beginners w/ Mavis Liggett June 28th @ Hirsch Center at Revolution Mill | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

Painting is an expressive art form that encourages focus as we discover how to see things in a new light. Join fine artist Mavis Liggett in exploring this classic artform. Participants will use paints on canvas and learn skills including color mixing, color theory and use of light and shadow to create an original work of art. All materials are provided. Class size is limited to 12 participants. Registration is required.