Looking for a way to spend your rainy afternoon? How about in an art class at The Artist Loft Gallery in Coos Bay. Ilese Levitt will be giving a Drop in Mixed Media Studio from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 17. No registration deadline, just drop in.
The studio fee will be $5. Explore your creativity in a small group setting and just play with other like minded artists. Mixed media artist Ilese Levitt will be there to help you develop your own unique creative style. She will demonstrate mixed media techniques like building surfaces and textures, image transfers, and using found and repurposed materials. Bring your own supplies and tools, or Creativity Kits will be available for purchase.
The Creative Hand Made Books, Journals and Albums with Ilese Levitt will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 7. Class fee $40, all materials will be supplied. Students will learn basic materials, tools, and skills involved in the bookbinding process, while exploring simple folded and sewn bindings and will create journals, sketchbooks, albums from upcycled candy boxes, playing cards, etc. Learn to make artful journals with pockets, tuck spots and tags. Each participant will go home with two handmade books.
The Artists Loft Gallery is located at 367 Anderson Ave. downtown Coos Bay. Space is limited. Stop in or call 541-756-4088 to register.