Plein Air Painting

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wodd DATE: June 2 Join Artists Marlene Wood in our beautiful Ludington Park as she instructs you on the art of Plein Air painting to capture the light. Plein Air is French for outdoors, or painting in the light of the outdoors. We will meet at the Bonifas at 7:45 AM and travel […]

Pencil & Paint, Back to Basics

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wood DATE: June 8 By popular demand, the Bonifas is bringing back the fundamentals of arts series for everyone! Have fun learning the basics of drawing ( 6weeks) and painting (2 weeks). Class will focus on the art of seeing correctly, drawing skills, composition, and value. These series are for beginners but welcomes […]

Open Studio (Oil and Pastel Chalk Painting)

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wood DATES: June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27 All levels welcome! Artist Marlene Wood will join you for an 8 week session of instructions that will enable you to grow as an artist. Class emphasis will be on drawing, seeing correctly, use of medium, technique, value, composition and color […]

Fairy House

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATE: June 24 Welcome in Summer by making a fairy house for your garden. Learn how to make a house fit for a fairy along with furnishings to make it a home! If you have special trinkets you want your home to have, bring them and we will work them into your […]

Paint Your Pet

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Donna Lenard DATE: June 26 Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with Copper Country Artist Donna Lenard as she instructs you in painting a beautiful watercolor painting of your wonderful pet. You will use professional materials and Yupo, a plastic watercolor paper, to create the painting of your pet. Please bring 2 copies on regular print […]

4th of July Tie Dye

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Staci Berg DATE: July 1 Come and make a groovy tie dye shirt to celebrate the 4th of July. We will be using white cotton t-shirts to dyed red and blue with a variety of tying techniques. Be sure to state your t-shirt size when you sign up for this class. All ages welcome, […]

Claying with Fire

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Al Hansen DATES: July 20, August 10 Come and learn, experience and enjoy the process of Raku. Join local potter and retired Bay College instructor, Al Hansen, in the pottery studio for a session of hand building and wheel throwing and a second session of glazing and firing Raku pottery. Raku is a traditional […]

Stained Glass Class

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Beth Cox DATES: July 21, 28 Looking for a new hobby to help you relax? Then this class is for you. All of the basics needed to make a simple stained glass panel will be explained and accomplished in this class. Pattern preparation, glass cutting, applying copper foil and soldering will be covered in […]

Acrylic Zentangle

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wood DATE: July 31 Bring out the artist inside of you with the Zentangle Method. An easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. We call these patterns, tangles. You will create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simples curnves, S-curves and orbs. These simple shapes are the […]

Adventures in Weaving

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Carol Irving DATE: August 9 Weave a bit of nature into your life! Join Carol Irving for a 3 hour weaving workshop at her home on the beach. Carol shares how to embrace nature by weaving elements of nature into a personal piece of art. There will be a demo and various examples for […]

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