Composition, Color and Form

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

This class has been canceled due to low registration numbers.   INSTRUCTOR: Spencer Epps DATES: Thursdays, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19; 6 - 8 pm To create a piece of abstract art, one needs to understand the concepts of perspective, form, value, lighting, anatomy, color theory and composition. This course […]

Essential Art Lessons for School-Aged Children

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

10 Online Lessons with Betty Nyberg Each week a new lesson will be available on demand with the first lesson available on Sept 14 AGES: K – 8 grade   Art is necessary for kids’ minds and imaginations to develop harmoniously and to help learn other subjects. Not every school provides art classes and many […]

Intro to Insight Meditation

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Gene Schlueter DATES: Tuesdays, Oct 6 – Nov 10 This class has been cancelled due to low registration.  During these stressful and contentious times of pandemic, political and economic tension experienced meditation instructor Gene Schlueter is bringing back this well-timed course to promote personal growth and help you fight stress and anxiety from the […]

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wood DATE: 8 week series, starting Tuesday, Sept 29 By popular demand, the Bonifas is bringing back the fundamentals of arts series for everyone! Drawing and painting are basic skills that are needed to create a piece of art. Students will have fun learning the basics of draw-ing (6 weeks) and painting (2 […]

Open Studio Oil Painting/Pastel Chalk Painting

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wood DATES: 8 week series, starting Tuesday, Sept 29 Bring your own materials or use ours for a $7 fee All levels welcome! Class emphasis will be on drawing, seeing correctly, use of medium, technique, value, composition and color in an open studio setting. Whatever your level, learn and/or strengthen your ability to […]

Culinary Arts: What's Cookin'

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

DATES: First Tuesday of each month The perennial favorite series, What’s Cookin’?, is BACK! The series of cooking demonstrations are designed to bring out your artistry in the kitchen. Each session includes step-by-step demonstrations in the kitchen and delectable samples in the gallery. Some of our chefs like to engage the audience in demonstrations. Viewers […]

Alcohol Ink 101

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATE: Wednesday, Nov. 4 Using alcohol inks can be a fun way to use colors and create backgrounds for stamping or card making. You can also use alcohol inks in paintings and to add color to different surfaces such as glass and metal. The brightness of the color means that a small […]

Observational Watercolor

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Megan Klco Kellner DATE: Friday, Nov 13 Create watercolor paintings from life while learning the basics of color mixing, sketching and watercolor techniques. Students will create small watercolor sketches from still lifes, focusing on quickly capturing color and form. This class could be taken in combination with Sketching as Journaling or on its own. […]

Sketching as Journaling

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Megan Klco Kellner DATE: Friday, Nov 13 Learn how artists use sketching to record their thoughts and observations and explore how keeping a sketch journal can deepen your creativity. Students will look at a variety of artist journals and use writing and sketching prompts to begin a journal of their own. This class could […]

Gingerbread House: Holiday Online Workshop

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

On demand online video available after Dec 1 The experts at the Bonifas invite your family to continue the holiday tradition by creating your own gingerbread house. A great way to enhance your holidays, this wonderful on demand online workshop will warm hearts of your entire family as you create lasting memories for many years […]

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