Art, Crafts & Photography

Create Fall Arrangements at Warmbier Farms (126)

Join Stacey Jezowski at Warmbier Farms on Garfield Road in Auburn and create three beautiful arrangements which will spruce up your home this fall and holiday season.  In September, welcome your guests with an autumn door basket filled with silk gourds, bittersweet, ivy and more.  In October, you’ll make a centerpiece perfect for your Thanksgiving table.  We start with a cracked, ceramic container and add an assortment of fall flowers, gourds, leaves and more.  Our November project will be a whimsical twig holiday wreath which will include berries, greenery and a bow.  You’ll have lots of choices so everyone’s final product will look different.  All supplies will be provided.

Tuesdays: September 9, October 14 & November 11 • 10 a.m. - Noon
Price: $105 Members; $135 Non-Members    
Room: Off-Site

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Drawing From Life (130)

This class will focus on learning how to see and capture the exciting world around us with pencils and other drawing media. You will draw natural objects, still lifes, and also areas around the SVSU campus.  The course will also develop the skills and ideas used to keep an exciting sketchbook or visual diary.  It is appropriate for those with some drawing background.  The instructor, Marcia Henne, has worked in many media and holds an M.F.A. in painting.  You will receive a supply list upon registration. The class maximum is 15.

Thursdays: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, December 4 & 11• 10 a.m. - Noon
Price: $69 Members; $99 Non-Members    
Room: A107

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Create Dazzling Greeting Cards Using Iris Folding (132)

Iris folding is the art of folding papers to a basic template to create a spiraling pattern similar to the iris aperture in a camera lens.  Like many paper crafts, iris folding originated in the Netherlands.  Wrapping paper, origami paper, and scrapbook paper will be used to complete the cards.  During our first class, we will make all occasion greeting cards, and the second week we will make Christmas cards.  All materials will be provided except for scissors, scotch tape, and double stick tape.  Please bring these items to class.  You will make three cards each week.  The class is led by Carolyn Johnson, a Delta College instructor and avid crafter.

Mondays: October 27 & November 3, 10 a.m. - Noon
Price: $50 Members; $80 Non-Members  
Room: C129

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Beginning Oil Painting (133)

In this class you will learn the basic techniques of oil painting.  You’ll create an oil painting from start to finish, learning the process it takes to create a final piece of art.  We will focus on the subject matter of a seasonal landscape, learning different techniques that different masters of the past have used.  The class will be led by Matt Krease, who holds a BFA in Illustration/Graphic Communication from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.  He is currently a freelance graphic designer, writer and illustrator. You will receive a supply list upon registration. The class maximum is 15.

Mondays: November 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8 & 15 • 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Price: $89 Members; $119 Non-Members  
Room: A107

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