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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 17, 2023 - Membership Meeting, Work on your Medium

  • February 21st - Polymer Clay with patsy monk  

  • March 21st- Bring Your Own Medium

  • April 18th - Multi Media Collage with Chrysti

  • April 22nd - Artfully Angels card making  @ Life & Food Superstore

  • May 16th - Watercolor Pencil "Abu and his magic carpet" with Nancy​​

  • June 20th - Wire-hung ready for exhibitions with Sally

  • Sally will be going over how to prepare your artwork for "wire hung" exhibiting.  Where to put the what type of wire and hooks, where to place the hooks, wrapping of the wire and more.  Here is a list of framing tools she uses.  If you don't have any of these...just bring what you do have if you want to try it during ArtConversations!.

    • Measuring Tape

    • T-Square

    • D-Rings and Hanging Screw eyes.

    • Drafting tape or Blue tape

    • a small drill

    • Cleaner for glass or Plexiglass depending on what you are using.

    • Soft paper towels, I use Viva. Please no Bounty or hard paper towels.

    • hair dryer

    • driver shoots the driver points into the frame

  • July 18th - Drawing 101 with Kevin

    • In this session I will walk you through drawing a basic still life drawing in hopes of teaching you the basic drawing techniques that you can use to help improve any of your 2 dimensional art.  The topics that will be discussed are below:

      • Drawing using basic shapes (squares, circles, ovals, cylinders, spheres, and boxes)

      • Progression of subject matter and use of reference materials (still life, architecture/landscape, and figure drawing)

      • Measuring techniques and proportions

      • Adding value and dimension

    • ​Materials needed: Drawing paper 3-5 sheets (any weight or size, but I suggest at least 50lb drawing paper), something to draw with (could be a regular pencil, pens, markers, charcoal) and erase with

  • July 29th - Artfully Angels card making​ @ Harrison Ranch Club House

    • Address is 5755 Harrison Ranch Blvd. Parrish, FL 34219

    • We will have supplies for you to use, but feel free to bring what supplies you have to help make cards for the Greenbrier Nursing & Rehab Center

  • August 15th -  Unicorn Spit with Trish

  • September 19th -  Art Market prep discussions or bring something you want to work on.

  • October 17th - Painting Trees with Denise (watercolor)

  • Q4 TBD - Artfully Angels Holiday cards

  • November 21st - Artist Trading Cards

  • December 5th - Holiday Party @ Harrison Ranch Amenity Center 

Address is 5755 Harrison Ranch Blvd. Parrish, FL 34219

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