Arts & Crafts

Instructor Carol Luc is an accomplished artist with an M.F.A. in painting, Northern Illinois University, M.A. in painting, B.F.A. in Advertising Design, Wayne State University.  In addition to her degrees, Carol has done course work at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and at the Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI.  If you would like to see her work and read more about the instructor visit  Carol Luc is also displaying some of her work in our lobby  

Intro to Experimenting with Watercolor Techniques

Course Description:  This is an exciting way for absolute beginners to get started in the medium of watercolor painting or to enhance and expand what you already know about it.  With this fun and creative approach you will learn traditional techniques, including mixing colors, wet-into-wet, glazing, flat and graduated washes, and more. 
Workshop 3 - Wednesday, Nov 21 • 2:00-4:00pm • $14M/$19NM

Intro to a Simple Approach to Watercolor Landscape Painting

Course Description:  This light and easy approach to landscape painting relies on using a single color and incorporating multiple watercolor techniques to build landscape textures.  Issues of atmospheric perspective (distance) also will be addressed.  The student should expect to complete at least two pieces in this session.    
Workshop 1 - Wednesday, Nov 28 • 2:00-4:00pm • $14M/$19NM
Workshop 2 - Wednesday, Dec 5   • 2:00-4:00pm  • $14M/$19NM
Workshop 3 - Wednesday, Dec 12 • 2:00-4:00pm  • $14M/$19NM 


Succulent Terranium

Relax and enjoy building a succulent terrarium garden over two glasses of wine, refreshments, and light appetizers.  Please bring a terrarium container to give your garden a unique touch.  We will provide the materials to build the garden, decorative accent pieces, and three plants.  We will teach you how to construct a thriving succulent garden and offer tips on how to care for them.  It's up to you to arrange the plants, stone, pebbles, moss, and accent pieces.  If your terrarium requires more plants or if you need a container, they will be available for an additional charge. 
Monday, Nov 19 • 2:00-3:30pm • $15 Under 21, $18 Adults Over 21

Quilling, Paper Art Expressions

Experience a fun relaxing art activity with Kathy. Quilling is thought to date back to the 15 Century, it is an art form of rolling and shaping narrow strips of paper and arranging them to form designs.  Lunch will be catered by Honeybaked Ham.  Please select from the following sandwich options 1) ham classic 2) turkey bacon ranch 3) chicken salad with a pickle, chips and a cookie.       
Friday, Nov 30 • 10:30am-12:00pm • $15M/$20NM
Wednesday, Dec 5 • 10:30am-12:00pm • $15M/$20NM

Drop-In Quilling Club Drop-In Zentagle Club

Tuesday, Dec 4 • 10:30am Friday, Dec 14 • 10:30am