COOS BAY — The New Year will bring new opportunities to those interested in learning to create art at The Artist Loft Gallery; located at 367 Anderson Ave. in downtown Coos Bay will launch a Mixed Media Open House 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the gallery. Come try your hand at mixed media. All the materials will be provided, you just come ready to create. Please RSVP so that we have enough materials for everyone. Contact instructor Ilese Levitt by calling 541-751-5110 or emailing Ilese.firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Drop-in Mixed Media Studio will be held 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the gallery. It's an opportunity to explore your creativity in a small group setting; this is a place to play with other like minded artists. Mixed media artist Ilese Levitt will help you develop your own unique creative style. Bring your own supplies and tools, or Creativity Kits will be available for purchase. A $5 studio fee will apply for the drop-in studio.
If you would like to create a unique silk scarf, Sharon Backues will offer a Silk Scarf Painting Class 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25. Each participant will paint their own 6 by 24 inch scarf. "Painting silk is like painting with watercolors on steroids, it's a blast," said Backues. Class will be limited to 5 students and the deadline to register is Jan. 20. The class fee will be $30.
For information or to reserve your space, call 541-756-4088.