Create ART & Learn

@ the Parrish United Methodist Church 

12180 US-301  Parrish, FL 34219

6pm - 8pm (unless noted below)


ArtConversations! are a membership benefit.  Members and a guest are invited to come and share their skills, techniques or to teach.  We will have a full schedule this year.  We've added a few mini classes this year along with our traditional Work with your Medium.  Feel free to bring anyone that may be interested in learning more about the arts council or joining it. The is a casual social time, get to know other members and see what our artist can create!    Thank you to the Parrish United Methodist Church for the use of the room.  We are in the the Youth Room across the road from the church and next to the Thrift Shop.  RSVP's are appreciated so we have the right setup and supplies when needed.

Some of our activities below have a supply list.  Unless noted, you will need to have your own supplies for the activity.

We will have some supplies at each of our gatherings to make Artfully Angel cards if you'd like.

  • January 18th - Work on your Medium, Socialize

  • February 15th - Membership Meeting, Work on your Medium

  • March 15th - "Whimsical Flowers" by Nancy White

    • Supplies Needed - watercolor pencils, colored pencils,

    • watercolor paper or cards, water, black Micron pen (water proof pen)

  • March 19th - Artfully Angels card making (Parrish United Methodist Church)

  • April 19th - May Baskets (watercolor) by Sally Wooldridge

  • Supplies - watercolor paper (needs to be at least 140lb and 11 x 14),                                        

  • watercolors (these are the colors Sally will be using - raw sienna,                                              

burnt Sienna, burnt umber, brown madder by Holbein,                                                                          

new gamboge, ago yellow, ultramarine blue, pthalo blue (Red)                                                                  

- the 5ML tubes are enough or you can get the Prang pans),                                                                

  • paint brush, something for water, paper towels(Viva is best).  

  • You are welcome to use whatever colors you want for your basket                                                            

and flowers.  If you have questions please let us know.  

  • Our local art store - Art & Frame of Sarasota will have these colors if you want a local option.  They will also ship.

  • Here is the line drawing in pdf to the right.  You'll want to trace this onto a 11 x 14 sheet of watercolor paper before class.

  • May 17th - Work on your Medium @ Nancy's house.  Email for address

  • June 21st - Fluid Art by Trish Kocialski

    • Supplies - will be furnished by artist

    • Please wear old clothing (something you don't mind may get stained) or an apron. 

    • You will also need to bring a piece of cardboard at least 12x12 or box to bring your artwork home in.  It will not be dry before you leave.

    • Click on RSVP to send your required RSVP.  We need to know how many supplies to have.

  • July 19th - Share your skill or methods.  Open to any member that wants to share how they create or the skills they use to create.  The artist that wants to share needs to bring a piece of artwork that they want to talk about.

  • July 30th - Artfully Angels card making @ Harrison Ranch's Amenity Center.  Address is 5755 Harrison Ranch Blvd, Parrish, FL 34219.  

  • August 16th -  Alcohol and Ink by Nancy White

    • You will need to bring the following supplies - black Micron pens (several sizes), a black and white portrait photo - 8x10, rubbing alcohol, cotton balls, Q-Tips

    • PAC will supply the Dura-Lar, rubbing alcohol if needed


  • September 20th -  Discussions on setting up a booth for display

  • October 18th - ZenTangle with patsy monk. This is an easy-to-learn way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.  Please bring…

    • Micron pen…multiple sizes

    • Paper or small journal to practice and save the Tangles

    • Colored pencils or crayons (nothing wet)

    • Small Scissors for paper cutting

  • October 30th - Artfully Angels Holiday cards @ Life & Food Superstore.

Address - 6234 US-301, Ellenton, FL 34222. 

See our activities page for more information.

  • November 15th - Artfully Angels Holiday cards or bring something your want to work on.

  • December 6th - Holiday Party @ Harrison Ranch Amenity Center 

Address is 5755 Harrison Ranch Blvd. Parrish, FL 34219

sample of alcohol & ink