Clarkston United Methodist Church

Adult Creativity Workshop

Cost: In-person: $40; Family pricing- $40 for 1st attendee, $25/each additional attendee. Class fee includes all supplies.  First 50 registered receive a surprise gift.  

Attire: Comfy clothing, suitable for painting; mask 



Each 11/2 hour workshop is based on a featured style, artist or technique. Students will learn about the artist, watch a brief project demonstration, and have individual hands-on time to create. Projects range in difficulty but all are manageable. The focus in on the creative process! You will likely complete most projects on your own time. The Creativity Workshop Gallery will display your artwork in CUMC’s Grand Hallway May 23-28th. 



Materials will be provided for those attending in-person at CUMC. The class cost covers student supplies- extra are for your use after the workshops. At-Home participants have two supply choices at registration: 1) A supply list is provided for buying materials on your own 2) CUMC supply kit. Order a supply box, to pick up at CUMC. (Note: payment with credit card for the kit is due at time of registration).


Friday, April 16- 7pm - Matisse paper cutouts
Overview: Explore the ways Henri Matisse created his art, and how his struggle with eyesight led to his famous paper cutouts. Create a landscape piece by cutting out paper.  Prerequisite: Bring a landscape photo and a pair of scissors for cutting paper


Friday, April 23- 7pm – Block Printing

Overview: Linoleum carving and printing technique, Create a tree and explore the different techniques and styles block printing has, including Japanese prints that inspired artists like Van Gogh and Monet.  Carve and create a block that will be used on paper with mixed media to create an art piece. Prerequisite: Bring a common object to class like a fork, flower, key, etc


Friday, April 30- 7pm  - Andy Warhol block print collage 

Overview: Creating a block print of a common object to form a collage created in Warhol’s factory in the 70-80’s. Prerequisite: Bring photo of a person or animal silhouette taken from a side view, with a white or neutral background. Please have photo printed out on 8 ½ x 11 paper.


Friday, May 7th- 7pm -Silhouette art 

Overview: This media is gaining in popularity. Using your picture, paint and sharpies create a    5 x 7 piece – perfect for Mother’s Day. Prerequisite: Bring picture of your favorite animal or a picture from a magazine or book


Friday, May 14- 7pm – Franz Marc Animal painting

Overview: We’ll explore the world of Franz Marc, the painter of animals. Using oil pastels, try your hand creating in his style. Prerequisite: Bring a picture of your favorite animal.

4/16/2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Cheryl Kelly
(248) 625-1611 Ext. 142
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