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June 9-30, Tuesdays: Paint Your Pet Class with Ron Jesiolowski

Posted on 04 May 2015 (0)

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Learn to Draw and Paint Your Furry Family Member!

Tuesdays, June 9-30: 10am-12pm  $80 + materials fee, $20

Contact the Gallery to register. 724.452.0539.

 

 

Give yourself the gift of creating fun portraits of your furry family members! This class in acrylics provides all the instruction needed to create a painting of your pet, cat or dog. You will get easy-to-follow, instructor demonstrations and plenty of individual attention. A variety of techniques will be explored including, form, light, wet and dry brush, and textures to help you get grounded in creating beautiful illustrations of your pet and equip you with the skill set and self-confidence in drawing and painting to continue on with a new hobby. Join us for a rewarding and enjoyable painting experience.

 

Advance registration and payment required. Call the Gallery to register! Limit 10 students per class (4 weekly classes per session). Adults 18+.

Missed classes can be made up with 1 weeks notice with personal one-on-one coaching by the instructor.

About Your Teacher, Ron Jesiolowski: Ron began his career studying painting and drawing at Art Institute of Pittsburgh and completed an MBA in International Design from Westminster College in London, England. He has enjoyed a successful career in corporate design with his art direction and design has gracing the packaging/branding of many popular global pet products including: Milkbone, 9 Lives, Kibbles and Bits, Meow Mix, Nutrish, Natures Recipe, Snausages, Jerky Treats and many others.

Ron’s fine art work has gained critical acclaim and has been featured in exhibitions throughout the Pittsburgh region including the Scaiffe Gallery, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, and the Carnegie Museum.

He is currently serving as Professor of Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking at Waynesburg University.

Ron has a reputation of nurturing creativity and skill through personal coaching to one’s own skill level, strengths and personalities from the beginner to the professional. His philosophy is that there is no “Right Way” of drawing or painting and that each person expresses themselves in their own unique personal style.  The end result is an enjoyable, fun class and work that is personally rewarding.

“You have inspired me every day to push myself beyond my comfort zone and I am shocking myself everyday with the work I am producing.  It really is all thanks to you.  I don’t know if you realize how wonderful of a teacher you are but I am here to remind you that you have made me grow into the artist I am today and are to thank for the artist I will become.  Thank you for everything!” — Jenna

 

SUMMER CLASSES FOR KIDS! Week of July 6, 2015

Posted on 30 April 2015 (0)

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Summer’s coming!  Our annual summer class schedule for preschool through teens will be posted to this page soon! Summer art class week for 2015 is July 6-9 with classes in clay sculpting, acrylic painting, jewelry making, songwriting, drumming, mixed media/collage and more.

May 8: House Concert, Linda McRae (Canada), Acoustic Folk

Posted on 30 April 2015 (0)

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Linda McRae is a Canadian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who earned 2 Platinum and 3 Gold records during her tenure as bassist/accordionist with former Canadian Celtic/Roots group Spirit of the West. Linda left the band to resume her solo career and has since released three critically acclaimed recordings. www.lindamcrae.com

Special Guests: Dan & Casey Deely are well known Celtic & Folk singers in the Pittsburgh area. We welcome these good friends to come and open for Linda.

Friday, May 8, 2015  7pm  $15 Admission  BYOB

Limited Seating! RSVP required to 724.452.0539

April 12: Solo Show: Bri Stewart

Posted on 06 April 2015 (0)

briimagecokePlease join us for a special opening reception. Sunday, April 12, 1-3m, Bri Stewart will hold her first solo art exhibit on her birthday.  In addition to visual art, the show will also include edible art– cupcakes!  Live music. Art for sale.  Please help support young talent and join us on this day of celebration. 

No admission charge. RSVP not required.

NEW – Drawing and Painting Classes by Ron Jesiolowski

Posted on 30 March 2015 (0)

linebirdDRAWING (Pets and Animals) Level: Beginner.

Dates and Times:  Wednesday Evenings April 15th-May 6th, 7:00-9:00pm. Feel free to BYOB.
Cost: $80.00 + $20 materials fee *

Animals and Pets-Give yourself the gift of creating fun portraits of your furry family members or any other animal you would enjoy drawing. We will learn how to get a likeness, and have fun with color, shape and texture to draw animals! A library of pet images will be available to work from or bring photos of your pets. Easy to follow, instructor demonstrations and lots of non-judgmental individual attention provided. A variety of techniques will be explored including light, form, and texture to help get grounded in creating beautiful illustrations of your pet or select from an assortment of animals from a provided portfolio.

Advance registration and payment required. Call the Gallery to register! Limit 10 students per class (4 weekly classes per session). Adults 18+.

To read about your instructor Ron Jesiolowski, please visit his web site: http://rjjrdesign.wix.com/ron-jesiolowski

 

watercolorducksWATER COLORS (Nature and Landscapes) Level: Beginner.

Dates and Times:  Tuesday Mornings April 14th-May 5th, 10:00am-12:00pm.
Cost: $80.00 + $20 materials fee*

Painting with Water Colors- If you want to relax and loosen up this course is for you! Learn the beauty, simplicity and fluidity of watercolors and how simple shapes and effective use of color can naturally ignite your creativity and provide the skills to render virtually any subject. A library of landscapes and scenery images will be available to work from or bring a photo of your favorite vacation spot! Students will leave with at least two finished paintings and also with the inspiration to paint more. All you bring is yourself and clothing that you could get some paint on!

Easy to follow instructor follow along demonstrations of each and lots of individual attention provided.

Advance registration and payment required. Call the Gallery to register! Limit 10 students per class (4 weekly classes per session). Adults 18+.

Missed classes can be made up with 1 weeks notice with personal one-on-one coaching by the instructor.

To read about your instructor Ron Jesiolowski, please visit his web site: http://rjjrdesign.wix.com/ron-jesiolowski

* SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER: SIGN UP FOR BOTH CLASSES $150.00!