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ArtsConnect™ Events

  1. ArtsConnect Cafe Lunchtime Concert - "Toca Madera" and Cuban Pete

    July 28, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Springfield Township Senior & Community Arts Center Back Deck & Picnic Grove

    At the end of a long week, we all need a break! Take your lunch break to the next level with music and a unique food truck the last Friday of each month, May thru September. These lunchtime concerts are held on the back deck of the Springfield Township Community Arts Center, under a canopy of trees from 11:30 - 1:00pm. No reservations needed! Open to all! (9150 Winton Road). Friday, July 28 Time: 11:30 - 1:00 Band: Toca Modera Food Truck: Cuban Pete Presented by ArtsConnect Sponsored by Springfield Township, Energy Alliance, Constellation, Powel Crosley YMCA, Northside Bank, Forrest Lytle & Evergreen Senior Lifestyle Communities

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ArtsConnect™ Classes

  1. Beginning Sewing

    July 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Art Room, Senior and Community Art Center

    Learn the basics of sewing through three projects: a 16 inch throw pillow cover with an appliqué and a zipper closure, a zipper closure makeup pouch, and a pair of elastic waistband pajama pants. No experience required, but you will need to bring a machine to every class.

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  2. Ceramic Hand-building (Session 4: Tuesdays, July 18 - August 22, 2017

    July 25, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Art Room

    Score, slip, and press! Those are the first steps to working in clay. Participants will learn how to make slip properly. Hand-building techniques such as making coils are the foundation of making clay pots. Be inspired to create the most unique pot that is possible! Clay and glaze will be supplied.

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  3. Watercolors with Roger Ross (Session 4: Wednesdays, July 19 - August 23, 2017

    July 26, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Art Room

    You can explore the soft flow of watercolor painting. In each class, a new painting and watercolor technique will be taught. Roger will hold a demonstration - then set you free to try the new subject matter. Classes will be held once a week, for a six week session. This program is ideal for beginners, as well as advanced students. Some drawing abilities are helpful. Class members are asked to bring their own paint supplies.

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  4. Drawing Fundamentals (Session 4: Thursdays, July 20 - August 24, 2017)

    July 27, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Art Room

    Learning how to draw just became easier with step-by-step instruction from our talented drawing instructor! Classes will focus on building basic drawing techniques using proportions and contours of observed objects. The curriculum will build on itself so that participants who choose to take all 6 sessions will learn progressively. Critiques develop students’ abilities to think critically about their own work and to support other people in their own journey.

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  5. Woodshop Classes (Session 4: Thursdays, July 20 - August 24, 2017)

    July 27, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    The ArtsConnect woodshop class is a semi-traditional woodshop class in which participants will learn how to create different pieces of furniture or woodworking projects. Master craftsman and artist, Patrick Walker, will guide participants through the steps of building a piece from either reclaimed or new materials. Each session is designed for participants to hone their craftsmanship and explore the reaches of their creativity.

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  6. Beginning/Intermediate Painting (Session 4: Fridays, July 21 - August 24, 2017)

    July 28, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Art Room

    Have you wanted to learn how to paint? This class is for you with its introduction to color theory, paint mixing and painting techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring either watercolor or acrylic paints. Exercises and handouts will help to teach participants how to compose a painting, emphasize a focal point and create a mood. Fellow participants will support each other in the process of learning how to paint what is observed.

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