• 124 South State Street
  • Geneseo, Illinois 61254

Thursday Cork and Canvas Art Class

Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Cost: $15 / person

Call 309-945-5428 to reserve
a spot at our next class.

All materials and refreshments are included in the cost.
Payment is due the night of the class.
You must be over 21 to attend.

Thursday Night Cork & Canvas Schedule Download PDF

We invite both men and women to join us for an evening of creative fun . . . experimenting with a wide variety of art media, while socially interact with others around you. We even supply refreshments and a little adult beverage to make the evening more enjoyable. GREAT for Girls Night Out or Date Night!

We begin by teaching you about the art medium we are featuring and encourage you to have fun learning more about the creative process. In the end our participants are amazed at what they have accomplished.

At Smith Studio and Gallery our goal is for everyone to have a positive experience.This season we will be featuring a wide variety step-by-step painting and drawing classes featuring various materials and techniques. As we come closer to the date of an upcoming Cork & Canvas step-by-step art class we will create a special painting or drawing just for that evening. You will be able to view it on Facebook and in our store about a week before the scheduled art class.

Thursday Night, May 3 from 7:00 – 9:00
PAINTING ON CANVAS Step-by-Step Floral Design
Join us for an enjoyable step-by-step evening of painting. We will focus on an image of a beautiful spring flower arrangement that you can see coming out of your spring garden. While we develop our image on canvas you will learn about painting techniques, composition and color theory.Whether you are a beginning or mature artists, enjoy an evening of fun and friendship as we share in this creative moment.   Cost: $15/person

Thursday Night, May 17 from 7:00 – 9:00
METAL TOOLING Try Something New!
Learn how to “Tool” aluminum to create a sculptured image. Called a “bas-relief”, your imagery will be sculpted to rise above the flat surface of the “tooling metal”. You will use the imagery of your choice as we show you how to work the front and the back of the metal at the same time. Take a two-dimensional image and transform it into a three-dimensional art piece. Cost: $15/person


We will be listing are Summer Thursday Night Art Schedule for Cork and Canvas and Open Studio schedule in the near future.

Also, we have Thursday Night  OPEN STUDIO  for Teens and Adults from 7:00-9:00
You choose the art medium and venue you wish to explore.
Have fun following your own creative path .  .  . expand your knowledge and skill level in a wide variety of art mediums. Also, learn about design principles that will help strengthen your artistic endeavors.

2018 Winter/Spring
From 7:00 – 9:00
Cork & Canvas
Open Studio


Thursday, March 22     
Open Studio*
for Adults & Teens
Thursday, May 3    
Cork & Canvas
must be over 21
Painting a spring flowers.


Thursday, May 10    
Open Studio*
for Adults & Teens


Thursday, May 17    
Cork & Canvas
must be over 21
Metal Tooling.

* Occasionally we need to cancel “Thursday Night Open Studio”, so you might want to call 309- 945-5428 or check facebook Smith Studio and Gallery to see if the schedule has changed.

We will be listing are Summer Thursday Night Art Schedule for Cork and Canvas and Open Studio in the near future.