Art Classes

ARTISTS & STUDIOS OFFERING PRIVATE OR GROUP LESSONS:

 Wine & Design in Hickory offers painting classes almost every day - visit their website at http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?month=02&year=2014&calendarID=38

 

 Art & Craft Classes - Caldwell Senior Center - www.caldwellseniorcenter.org or call 828-758-2883 for class schedules.

 

 Art & Craft Classes - Florence Thomas Art School (Ashe County) www.florencethomas.org

 

Art & Craft Classes - Hickory Museum of Art - http://hickorymuseumofart.org

 

Art & Craft Classes - John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown NC offers hundreds of art classes –http://www.FolkSchool.org.

 

Art & craft classes -  Catawba Valley Community College – visit this page of their website for details -http://www.cvcc.edu/Learning_and_Personal_Enrichment/CEIC/Comm_SVC/Art
_and_Crafts.cfm#Pottery

 

Art Classes - Foothills Visual Artists Guild - Contact Shirley Story, 754-5171

 

Art Classes - Lenoir School of Visual Arts is in Morning Song Gallery (across West Avenue from the Lenoir Post Office) - Margaret Martine at 754-3047.

 

Art Classes (various) – Burke Arts Council, www.burkearts.org

 

Business of Art Classes - Handmade in America offers regional craft labs for artists to train in the business side of art: www.handmadeinamerica.org

 

Fiber Techniques, Part I: Surface Design and Patterning includes embroidery/doodling, stamping, stenciling, tie dye and Shabori, fabric manipulation using hand sewing and pulled thread techniques, hand smocking; Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich @yahoo.com

 

Fiber Techniques Part II: Off loom techniques includes netting, crochet, basket weaving techniques , altered clothing, macramé and knot tying; Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich @yahoo.com

 

Fiber Techniques Part III: On loom weaving (frame looms) tapestry, but will also go over working on table and floor looms for those who are interested; Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich @yahoo.com

 

FREE online art tutorials on YouTube.com - look for Cheap Joe's channel

 

Music - visit the website for Lenoir's Harper School of music: theharperschool.org - lessons offered in bagpipes, saxophone, harp, voice, drumming, woodwinds, and much more.

 

Painting or Drawing Lessons - Anne Welch - 828-572-1214 or atreeshaker @earthlink.net .

 

Painting - Brush & Palette Club (Caldwell County) - membership is by invitation only.  For information on this club, contact Vaun Healey at 828-758- 2058.

 

Painting - Charlie Frye Art Studio, West Avenue, Lenoir call 320-7819 or www.fryeartstudio.com.

 

Painting - Cheap Joe’s Art Supply in Boone - www.cheapjoes.com.

 

Painting - Soukup Art Studio in Boone - Holly Soukup - soukupfineartstudio.com or hollysoukup14 @gmail.com

 

Painting Lessons - Wine & Design in Hickory -  http://wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2013&calendarID=38

 

Painting or Drawing Lessons - Shirley Story - 828-754-5171

 

Painting - Eddie Tallent via e-mail: ektallentart@gmail.com or leave message at 828-572-0962.

Painting (One-Stroke style) - Cathy McCoy - 828-754-2486 

 

Painting on Photographs - Pat Weaver Art Tutorial (free, click here courtesy of Cheap Joe's Art Supply)

 

Photography (professional) for commissions - Jack Daulton - 828-754-8049 (home) or visit his website www.jackdaultonphoto.com.

 

Pottery (adults) – Caron Baker Wike, 758-5520 or 758-0897 – teaches at Old Lenoir High School gymnasium. $45/month. Mondays-directed class; Wednesdays-studio time (she's there to help, you can play with clay). Visit her website  caronbaker.com 

Pottery (children, teens, adults) - Pat Jordan 828-729-4312 

 

Quilting Lessons - Mary Beth's, A Place To Quilt, Lenoir - 754-0026

 

Sculpture: relief sculpture using found objects, wire sculpture, papier mache strips and pulp, plaster carving, basic clay sculpting using polymer and air dry clays; Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich@yahoo.com

 

Sewing & Embroidery Lessons - Kaye Warren, 828-572-4642 or kayewarren72 @gmail.com.

 

Tapestry lessons - Genie Greenlaw, geethreads@charter.net or  828-238-2765. Hickory

 

Two-dimensional techniques: These classes begin with drawing from life, color mixing, to collage, and acrylic painting. - Bev Mihelich 828)759-1578  or e-mail at bev_mihelich@yahoo.com

 

Voice or music - visit the website for Lenoir's Harper School of music: theharperschool.org - lessons offered in bagpipes, saxophone, harp, voice, drumming, woodwinds, and much more.

Weaving & fiber arts - Beverly Mihelich 828-759-1578 or bev_mihelich @yahoo.com - loom weaving or frame weaving like tapestry.