Alliance for the Visual Arts hosts free adult craft workshops at Summit Artspace Dec. 16; sign up here!

Join talented local artists for fun and free Saturday workshops at Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 E. Market St., Akron. You can find registration for the session below or on Eventbrite.

 

ADULTS’ FREE WORKSHOP
DECEMBER 16, Noon to 3 PM
Summit Artspace on East Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADULTS CRAFT A UNIQUE FRAME

Adults will get creative with fiber artist Linda Everhard who will be leading a free workshop to create mixed media photo frames out of old books. The free craft session is Saturday, Dec. 16, noon-3 pm at Summit Artspace.  Linda will supply paper, paint, stencils, stamps and fabric. Participants will need to bring a photo and any embellishments they might want to add.

The workshop is free and sponsored by the Alliance for the Visual Arts as a special event during its annual Kaleidoscope Holiday Show.  Linda enjoys creating fabric art, one of kind handbags and unique clothing for her business, Leez Dezignz.

Click here to register.

 

ADULTS’ FREE WORKSHOP
DECEMBER 16, Noon to 3 PM
Summit Artspace on East Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADULT GREETING CARD WORKSHOP

And you thought crayons were just for kids? Artists Barb Johns and Pat Newhauser will show adults how to make a greeting card using melted crayons. Just bring your creativity for this free workshop on Saturday, Dec. 16, noon-3 pm at Summit Artspace. Instructors will furnish supplies.

The workshop is free and sponsored by the Alliance for the Visual Arts as a special event during its annual Kaleidoscope Holiday Show.

Click here to register.

 

ADULTS’ FREE WORKSHOP
DECEMBER 16, Noon to 3 PM
Summit Artspace on East Market

 

 

 

 

 

Jeanne Henderson’s Canvas Cubed Adult Workshop; Free!

Adults will create their own custom Rubik’s Cube using their own original design with the guidance of local artist Jeanne Henderson. Participants must bring the following:

SUPPLY LIST
Scissors
Elmer’s glue
Ruler or straight edge 
1” first aid tape or masking tape
Dry media (color pencils, crayons, markers, watercolor pencils, pastels…)
Collage materials and possibly an Exacto knife
A variety of surfaces will be furnished – pastel paper, canvas paper, yupo…but if you want to bring your own – one sheet 9x12ish should do. 

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Each participant will get 8 wooden blocks, 1” cubes.
2. Using a simple taping pattern:  
    A. Tape the blocks in 4 sets of 2.
    B. Arrange blocks in the pattern illustrated in a handout and tape them in that pattern.
3. Once all blocks are taped we will check them for correctness and reinforce each connection
4.  Measure and cut canvas or pastel paper to fit each block and glue to each block sides. 
5. Once all sides are covered you are ready to add designs in your choice of medium.
6. It may be helpful to add a clear plastic tape or spray glaze as a finishing touch allowing each section to dry if using a glaze or fixative. This step may be completed at home.

Click here to register.

 

 

Make plans to see the Kaleidoscope show that runs Dec. 1 through Jan. 6, 2018. Free exhibition. Gallery hours: Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 7 pm; Saturdays, noon to 5 pm. Open for 3rd THURSDAY, Dec. 21, 5-9 pm, and Artwalk on Dec. 2 and Jan. 6, 5-9 pm. Also open for First Night Akron, 6-9 pm. More information by clicking here.

 

Parking behind the building
Handicap accessible

Summit Artspace Location
140 East Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: 330-376-8480

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