Thank you to all the artists who braved the early morning cold and participated at our Plein Air Paintout Competition! Our judge was Abbey Leon with the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. With so many great paintings, picking winners was no easy task. Congratulations again to our winners this year!
We are excited to announce several workshops during the week of A Renaissance in Roanoke this year. The Roanoke Arts Council in conjunction with several Roanoke businesses have put together the following workshops:
Beginning Watercolor class with Kathy Watson Friday October 7th, 4-6PM $35 Contact Kathy at email@example.com or stop by Katharos in Roanoke Wednesday – Saturday, 11AM – 5PM on 159 N. Main St. for more details or to sign up.
Fused Glass Suncatcher class with Kathy Watson Wednesday October 5th, 5-6PM $25 Contact Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by Katharos in Roanoke Wednesday – Saturday, 11AM – 5PM on 159 N. Main St. for more details or to sign up.
Build a Snowman with local artist Lorrie! Saturday October 8th, 11AM-1PM at Saving Grace Vintage $55 Hand-building with clay is as simple as using your hands to form an object. It encompasses 3 main techniques and forming methods: pinching, coiling and slap building. Once you master these you can make just about anything out of clay!
Glass Art Workshop Thursday, October 6th, 6-8PM at Lynnlee’s Flower & Design $25 Make either a plant stake or small sun catcher out of broken glass in this popular workshop led by owner Gail Miller. Cost includes all supplies and instruction.
Lynnlee’s Flower & Design located 375 North Main Street Studio B in Roanoke. Call 260.443.9848 for your reservation. Space is limited.
“An introduction to subtractive sculpture; getting rid of what you don’t need” Workshop Tuesday, October 4, 2022; 6-7:30PM at Eden Park 1886 Studio $15 Ages 12 and up. Workshop requires a minimum of 5 (cutoff date is Monday, October 3rd at noon). Cost includes materials (ivory soap) and tools, and instruction by Larry (Doc) A Wiedman PhD, a self-taught wood carver since 1980; member of the Roanoke Arts Council, and attending artist of many years.
This is a beginning sculpture workshop where you will learn hands-on techniques of subtractive sculpture carving with ivory soap by one of the best around! This is a fun introduction into the world of 3D art for ages 12 and up.
Eden Park 1886 Studio is located at 212 N Main Street, Suite 1A in Roanoke (north entrance of building). Please call Curtis Smith at 425.830.5537 (mobile) for your reservation and/or more information.
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