Abstraction Workshop by Glenn Bodish

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

This is a surprise abstraction workshop taught by Glenn Bodish, the current artist in residence at TNPS. He is also a professor of art at Sauk Valley Community College. Much of his work is abstract and intuitive, tapping into the subconscious.

For ages 15 years and up. $30 per attendee includes materials.

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
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815-285-4924

“Spring Begins” Barn Painting Class

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Paint a beautiful barn in oils!

Nina Stachewicz is from Freeport and teaches art classes locally.

All supplies are included in this one-day class. Stachewicz provides instruction on oil painting techniques. Students will create an oil painting on an 8″ x 10″ canvas of a spring barn scene.

Ages

Participants need to be 12 years old and up.

Class size

The minimum class size is five people, with a maximum of 15 people.

Refunds

Refunds will only be given if the class size minimum number is not met or the participant cancels by May 9. After May 9, no refund will be given.

Registration Form

Students need to register by May 9.

815-285-4924

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
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815-285-4924

Fused Glass Trinket Tray Workshop

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Create a keepsake

Valerie Butcher, Curator of the Corner Gallery in Sterling, Illinois, has over 20 years of experience in creating fused glass. Learn from her as you design your own trinket tray to cherish.

Students will learn the basics of creating their personal masterpieces. Valerie will fire the projects and return them to TNPS on June 28 for student pick-up.

Tuition is $30 for TNPS members and $35 for non-members.

Ages

Participants need to be 10 years old and up. An adult must accompany students under 13.

Class size

The minimum class size is four people.

Refunds

Refunds will only be given if the class size minimum number is not met or the participant cancels by June 8.

Registration Form

Students need to register by June 8.

815-285-4924

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
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815-285-4924

Zentangle Workshop

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Workshop details

The Zentangle method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. These patterns are called tangles. You create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, S-curves, and orbs. Join instructor Becky Hage as she instructs students on how to learn this wonderfully relaxing technique.

Ages

Participants need to be 13 and up.

What is Zentangle?

Zentangle is an American method for drawing, which not only promotes concentration and creativity but at the same time increases personal well-being. Zentangle was invented by a monk named Rick Roberts and an artist named Maria Thomas. With Zentangle they created a combination of meditation and art. This drawing method is suitable for beginners and passionate hobby artists.

What is so special about Zentangle?
Zentangle – that means there are no given templates. No ready-made solutions. Instead, the zentangle patterns are set with caution. When drawing Zentangles, you can even easily create completely new patterns.

Cost

$20 members | $25 non-members

Registration Form

815-285-4924

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
+ Google Map
815-285-4924

Zentangle Workshop

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Workshop details

The Zentangle method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. These patterns are called tangles. You create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, S-curves, and orbs. Join instructor Becky Hage as she instructs students on how to learn this wonderfully relaxing technique.

Ages

Participants need to be 13 and up.

What is Zentangle?

Zentangle is an American method for drawing, which not only promotes concentration and creativity but at the same time increases personal well-being. Zentangle was invented by a monk named Rick Roberts and an artist named Maria Thomas. With Zentangle they created a combination of meditation and art. This drawing method is suitable for beginners and passionate hobby artists.

What is so special about Zentangle?
Zentangle – that means there are no given templates. No ready-made solutions. Instead, the zentangle patterns are set with caution. When drawing Zentangles, you can even easily create completely new patterns.

Cost

$20 members | $25 non-members

Registration Form

815-285-4924

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
+ Google Map
815-285-4924

Kids’ Tie Dye Fun

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Be sure to register by June 27

This fun event occurs at John Dixon Park in Dixon (venue information is below) during the “Nuts About Art Show on July 1, 2023.

Have fun in Dixon Park, creating your festive red, white, and blue tie-dyed creation (see image below).

This is the design we are creating!

For kids ages 4 to 18

This creative and fun event is for children ages 4 to 18 years. Any child under 10 years must have adult supervision. The only thing participants need to bring is their pre-washed T-shirt. All other supplies are provided.*

* This program is partially funded by a grant from the United Way.

Cost

This class is only $3 per child. Pre-registration is required. No registrations will be accepted after June 27.

Pick the time that works for you!

This event has three timeslots that are approximately 1 hour each. Choose from 11 a.m., 12 p.m., or 1 p.m. Be sure to check the time you want on the registration form.

Registration Form

815-285-4924

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
+ Google Map
815-285-4924

“Fall Paint for Fun” Oil Painting Class

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Paint an autumn setting in oils!

Nina Stachewicz is from Freeport and teaches art classes locally.

All supplies are included in this one-day class. Stachewicz provides instruction on oil painting techniques. Students will create an oil painting on a 9″ x 12″ canvas of a rural fall barn scene.

Cost is $40 a person.

Ages

Participants need to be 13 years old and up.

Class size

The minimum class size is five people, with a maximum of 15 people.

Refunds

Refunds will only be given if the minimum class size is unmet or the participant cancels by Sept. 30. After Sept. 30, no refund will be given.

Registration Form

Students need to register by September 30.

815-285-4924

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
+ Google Map
815-285-4924

Fused Glass Plate Workshop

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Create a keepsake

Valerie Butcher, Curator of the Corner Gallery in Sterling, Illinois, has over 20 years of experience creating fused glass. Learn from her as you create your glass plate to cherish. The plate shown above is one example of a design. Students may pick their own design.

Students will learn the basics of creating their personal masterpieces. Valerie will fire the projects and return them to TNPS on November 11 for student pick-up.

Tuition is $60 per person

Ages

Participants need to be 16 years old and older.

Class size

The minimum class size is ten people, and the maximum is 30 people.

Refunds

Refunds will only be given if the minimum class size is not met.

Registration Form

Students need to register by Nov. 2.

815-285-4924

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
+ Google Map
815-285-4924

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