• 124 South State Street
  • Geneseo, Illinois 61254

Thursday Cork and Canvas Art Class


Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Cost: $15 / person
Just call 309-945-5428 to reserve
your 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.

 

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.

PDF for printing: 2018 Thursday CORK & CANVAS Adult Art Class

Thursday Night, July 5 from 7:00 – 9:00
Canceled -  Painting without a Brush

 

Come to our next Cork and Canvas on
Thursday Night, July 19 from 7:00 – 9:00

Watercolor Step-by-Step Flowers in a Garden
Watercolor can be a difficult painting medium, however at Smith Studio we will help you discover the charm of painting with watercolor, as we guide you through a painting depicting flowers that you may find in garden. You will learn about the finer techniques of using this translucent paint and the importance of building up layers of color to bring depth and definition into your painting. Cost: $15/person You must be over 21 to attend.

 

Thursday Night, August 2 from 7:00 – 9:00
Drawing With Graphite Step-by-Step ”That Old Barn”
This evening you will learn about drawing with various forms of Graphite . . . stick, powder and the familiar, widely used PENCIL. You use a variety of drawing techniques such as crosshatching, tonal modeling and blending, as we guide you through the development of “That Old Barn” image. Cost: $15/person You must be over 21 to attend.

 

Thursday Night, September 6 from 7:00 – 9:00
Painting With Dots Step-by-Step Fall Landscape
This is a lesson in Pointillism. We will be guiding you, step-by-step, through an image of a fall landscape using only dots of paint. Like the famous artist, Georges Seurat, you will see how the rules of pointillism painting bring together a small pallet of colors in a fresh and vibrant manner. Pointillism is the technique of painting using tiny dots of various pure colors, which blended together in the viewer's eye. Cost: $15/person You must be over 21 to attend.

 

Thursday Night, September 27 from 7:00 – 9:00
Painting A Sunset Step-by-Step Silhouette Landscape
We will guide you in capturing the special visual effect of the setting sun, and the silhouette that is created by objects in the countryside. Silhouette images lead to dream-like visions where reality fades away and the ethereal light captures our imagination. Cost: $15/person You must be over 21 to attend.

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 SUMMER
THURSDAY NIGHT
From 7:00 – 9:00
Cork & Canvas
AND
Open Studio

SCHEDULE

Thursday, June 14   
Open Studio*
for Adults & Teens

Thursday, June 21   
Cork & Canvas*
must be over 21
Oil Pastels with Solvent

Step-by-Step Landscape

Thursday, June 28  
Open Studio*
for Adults & Teens

Thursday, July 5  
Canceled
Cork & Canvas*

Thursday, July 12  
Canceled
Open Studio*

Thursday, July 19  
Cork & Canvas*
must be over 21
Watercolors

Step-by-Step "Flowers in a Garden"

Thursday, July 26 
Open Studio*
for Adults & Teens

Thursday, August 2 
Cork & Canvas*
must be over 21
Drawing with Graphite

Step-by-Step "That Old Barn"

Thursday, August 9
Open Studio*
for Adults & Teens

Thursday, August 16, 23 & 30
CLOSED

Thursday, September 6
Cork & Canvas*
must be over 21
Painting with Dots

Step-by-Step "Fall Landscape"

Thursday, September 13
Open Studio*
for Adults & Teens

Thursday, September 20
Cork & Canvas*
must be over 21
Painting a Sunset

Step-by-Step "Silhouette Landscape"

Thursday, September 27
Open Studio*
for Adults & Teens

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