Drawing portraits is a timeless practice that can help improve your artistic skill and increase your appreciation of the beauty inherent in each person. Participants will learn proportions for drawing a portrait with Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro. The novice artist will receive step-by-step instructions, while the experienced artist will practice more advanced observation skills. All will enjoy an afternoon of exercising their creativity.
Sharpen your observation skills and envision what you want your future to look like. In this pop-up art class, artist Maria Ojascastro will give step-by-step instructions on how to draw your eyes. She will then provide magazines for you to cut out words, phrases, and images that you’ll use to create a collage around the drawing. Both novice and experienced artists will enjoy exercising their creativity and making a vision board in this 90-minute class.
Spend quality time with your mother or grandmother on Mother’s Day weekend, or create a handmade gift for her at a special art class event! Maria Ojascastro, Art for Well-Being instructor, will walk you step-by-step through the process of designing and painting your own mandala, which is a specific geometric configuration of symbols. Novice and experienced artists are invited to enjoy this meditative art experience. The class will be outside if weather permits.
In this art workshop, learn the basic proportions for drawing a portrait with Art for Well-Being Instructor Maria Ojascastro. All you need is a pencil, an eraser, paper from your printer, a dime, and colored pencils or watercolor pencils or markers. This is perfect for the shy artist who wants step-by-step instructions.
Boost your immunity by exercising your creativity and spending quality time with other PALM members. We’ll take inspiration from both French Impressionist Claude Monet and Pop Artist Rosalyn Drexler and create our own master mashup. Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro will provide a lesson about art history, elements of art, and painting techniques. You’ll provide acrylic or watercolor paint, canvas or paper, and a fun beverage.
Get ready to boost your immunity by exercising your creativity. Art for Well-Being Instructor Maria Ojascastro will teach you how to paint four different strokes with whatever material you have at home. She will then walk you through step by step on how to create a strong composition. Maria will supply images to inspire, while you supply watercolor and paper, acrylic paint and canvas, nail polish and old folders, or any other painting materials you have at home. Don’t forget to have a fun beverage to keep it lively.
Take art into another dimension! In this sculpture workshop, you’ll use miniature boxes, found objects, and pre-printed text as a vehicle for creative expression. Art for Well-Being instructor, Maria Ojascastro, will provide examples, guidance, and materials, but participants are encouraged to bring small drawings, photos, or objects of meaning to include in their sculpture. Kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with light snacks and refreshments.
Get inspired by the wisdom of legendary painter Bob Ross. You’ll learn how to paint happy little clouds, trees, or streams from happy accidents. Join Art for Well-Being instructor, Maria Ojascastro, for two hours of creativity and joy. Kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with light snacks and refreshments.
Come create artwork that can be shared with others! In this art workshop, Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro will teach participants to design and carve their own linoleum block prints to create handmade greeting cards and gift bags. Participants will connect emotion with creativity to express gratitude, sympathy, friendship, and more through artistically crafted hand-printed images. Kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with light snacks and refreshments.
In this art workshop, adults and their child(ren) will partner to create a pop-up book based on an animal. Beginners are invited to start with a dog, cat, or duck. More confident artists are welcome to challenge themselves with a rabbit, monkey, peacock, or animal of their choosing. Join Art for Well-Being instructor, Maria Ojascastro, for an hour and a half of creativity. Tea, kombucha, and light snacks will be provided.