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January 2020

$85

Mixed Media Painting

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm / Each Monday, until February 17.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 22
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Joanna McGlothlin Building off a layer of collage, we’ll explore a variety of acrylic media and techniques as we learn to follow a painting where it leads us. Multiple layers will be utilized to build interest and texture while allowing for maximum experimentation with fine art media as well as DIY media you can make at home. All supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own images or papers for the collage element. Instructor Bio: Joanna McGlothlin is a mixed media artist working in acrylic and collage with found objects. She creates abstractions with the goal of evoking a feeling in the viewer. She discovered her love of all things creative at an early age. Whether it was hand-sewing clothing for her stuffed animals, constructing paper creations with glue and scissors or simply eating the occasional crayon she was always up to something. Joanna strives to keep that child-like sense of play alive in her creative practice today. She believes anyone can tap into their own creativity with play and practice. Joanna works to create an environment in the classroom that fosters experimentation and explorations where ideas can be cultivated. Daughter of a life long collector…

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February 2020

$15

Family Saturday: Heart Shaped Covered Dish

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Each Saturday, until February 1.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 30
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Get ready for Valentine’s Day with instructor Anna Ellis as you make a covered dish in the shape of a heart!

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$40

Pottery Date Night

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until February 14.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 12
Ages: 21+
Academy Center of the arts

Instructor: Kim Clarke Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and throwing on the pottery wheel. Instructor Kim Clarke will walk you through the simple steps of throwing on the potter’s wheel with a Valentine’s themed project. Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over.

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$95

Watercolor: Photo Inspiration

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 10.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 13
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Solly Blank This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Bring photos with any subject matter to class for inspiration! Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Solly Blank is a native of Heidelberg, Germany, where she began her study of art. Solly has lived in Lynchburg since 1977. In 1980, Solly took drawing, watercolor and pastels classes with Howard Coleman at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center. Her love for watercolor started and she continued classes with Coleman and then began classes with Dick Frisbee. Solly continued her art education in classes with Ralph Smith, Ernest Johnson, Frank Webb, Don Andrews, Serge Hollerbach and Tony Couch. In recent years, Solly became interested in oil painting and studied with local artists Bertha Crockett and Rosalie Day White. Solly likes to tackle any subject matter, including landscape, florals, animals, architecture, interiors, and portraits. Most importantly, Solly likes to create compositions which include people. Solly says, “I am fascinated with…

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$90

Painting with Oils (late winter)

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 10.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Feb 13
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Don’t be afraid to try a new medium! Students with varying skill levels will learn how to paint with oils and/or acrylics in this 4 week class. Work with still life, landscapes and the figure. Exercises and critiques will cover such basics as color, value, shape, and composition with an emphasis on “the process of seeing.” Supply List for Oil Painting Rosalie Day White ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who…

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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 10.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 16
Ages: 15+

Acquire glass cutting skills and learn the basics of firing and slumping while creating projects in glass. Possible projects include sun catchers, bowls, vases and many others. Instructor is Suzanne Michaels.  Class is limited to six students!

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$95

Painting with Watercolor (late winter)

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Feb 14
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Students will study still life set-ups and photographs to learn how to see the visual world in terms of color relationships, shadows, light, and quality of edges. Composition, creating light effects, volume, and atmosphere will be discussed in group critiques. Supplies are included. ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who among America’s Teachers for two different years and she was selected Virginia Governor’s School Outstanding Educator three times. She was chosen…

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$95

Principles of Drawing II

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 14
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto This class is designed for beginner to advanced students who are seeking to express themselves through art while learning and building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Basic life drawing and understanding of the human anatomy will be introduced by using wood figure models, photographs, and other reference materials. Students will work on drawing the skeletal and muscular structures of the human body and will gain an understanding of proportion, scale, and foreshortening. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. All supplies are provided. ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training…

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$90

Painting – All Levels

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Thursday, until March 12.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 18
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Kenny Weinfurtner This class is open to beginners and experienced painters alike, offering information, history and theories of painting combined with hands on mentored practice. You can study the basics of painting such as how brushes and paint work, color mixing, and beginning a painting. Or you can practice more advanced techniques like painting light, drawing with the brush, and scaling in perspective. All subject matter is welcome whether you’re interested in landscapes or portraiture. What do you want to say and how do you want to say it? Practice painting techniques while learning how to create from within yourself. Painting Supply List – Kenny Weinfurtner _______________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+): Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Kenneth Weinfurtner holds a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Art History from the University of Kentucky. He earned an MFA in Studio Art from Radford University. Mr. Weinfurtner currently teaches art at the Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts. His art studio, PennyStone Studio, is located at his home in Madison Heights, VA. Website: pennystonestudio.com Email: pennystonestudio@yahoo.com

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$30

Gelatin Plate Printing

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 19
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Joanna McGlothlin A modern take on an ancient process, gelli plate printing utilizes a reusable gelatin style printing plate to make single prints using acrylic paint. A variety of tools will be utilized to create textures and patterns. We will create a multi layer print together and then be set free to play and experiment on our own. The resulting prints can be used for collage projects, such as art journals or card making or simply framed and used as art itself. Instructor Bio: Joanna McGlothlin is a mixed media artist working in acrylic and collage with found objects. She creates abstractions with the goal of evoking a feeling in the viewer. She discovered her love of all things creative at an early age. Whether it was hand-sewing clothing for her stuffed animals, constructing paper creations with glue and scissors or simply eating the occasional crayon she was always up to something. Joanna strives to keep that child-like sense of play alive in her creative practice today. She believes anyone can tap into their own creativity with play and practice. Joanna works to create an environment in the classroom that fosters experimentation and explorations where ideas can be cultivated.…

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