COME LEARN WITH US!
The Art & Soul Gallery hosts a myriad of talented artists, featuring paintings, jewelry, printmaking, pottery, glassware, metalwork, illustrations, literature and more. Some of these wonderful artists will be sharing their knowledge with you through our new classes!
Become a Teacher:
Currently, we are looking for teachers to share their artistic knowledge with students at our gallery. If you are interested, please contact our gallery director, Theressa, at 989-224-2429 or email@example.com to receive more information.
Below is the upcoming class schedule – schedule is subject to change due to artists’ availability. Check up often to see when new classes pop up. We are currenlty working on implementing a printable schedule. If you have questions, please contact our gallery director, Theressa, at 989-224-2429 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
When signing up for a class, please fill out the shipping as the Square requires. You will not be shipped a physical item or ticket. For the class, you will sign in at the Art & Soul Gallery, as your name is on the list. Sorry for the confusion.
Stained Glass Class – Saturday, January 21st, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Art and Soul Gallery will be having a new, beginner to intermediate stained glass class! Lauri Stephens of The She Shed will be teaching the entire process of stained glass making, from pattern decisions, glass cutting and grinding the glass to the finishing steps of foiling and soldering. The spots for this class are limited. The cost of the class will be $100.
Intro to Watercolor – Thurs, Feb 16th 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
This beginner’s class taught by Susan Mahoney at the Art & Soul Gallery is suitable for anyone who wants to give watercolor a try with no strings attached. You will learn about basic supplies, paint on dry and wet paper, mix colors, and learn how to develop a good composition. In this class, you will learn basic techniques while crafting jolly paintings. This 2 1/2 hour class costs $35.
Printmaking Class – Tuesday, January 25th, 6:00 PM
In this creative class taught by Theressa Levett at the Art & Soul Gallery, you will learn the basics printmaking. This class is an intermediate level drawing class, requiring you to sketch your own, simple image. Once, your idea is sketched on your linoleum blank, you will use carving tools to etch out your image using positive and negative space (white and black) to create a stamp. Finally, you will roll your piece with ink and stamp it onto paper to finish your artwork (frame is not included). The cost of this class is $45.
Paper Quilling Necklace Class – Tuesday, January 31st, 6:30 PM
In colorful this class taught by Theressa Levett at the Art & Soul Gallery, you will learn simple paper quilling coil techniques to create vibrant and unique jewelry. Using a slotted quilling tool, you will curl a plethora of brightly colored strips together to make a one of a kind abstract art that you can wear! Possible creations are depicted. Unfortunately, this class is not arthritis or carpal tunnel friendly. The class is $30.
Beginner Scratchbord Class – Thursday, February 2nd, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
In this beginners class at the Art & Soul Gallery taught by Debbie Fehrenbach, you will learn to create striking silhouettes and intricate illustrations. You will start by practicing various scratch marks and learning how to create shadows and highlights. You can create your own illustrations or use one of the examples provided. New to drawing? No worries. You will learn a simple technique using white carbon paper to transfer designs onto the boards. All supplies included. Design up to 3 illustrations. This class is $20.
Beginner Koi Fish Acrylic Painting – Saturday, February 4th, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
In this fun and relaxed class taught by Theressa Levett at the Art & Soul Gallery, you will learn the basics of acrylic painting and create a colorful koi fish painting. The cost of this class is $35.
Slab Rolling & Hand Building Clay Class – Saturday, February 11th, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM & Saturday, February 25th, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PM
In this intuitive, two day class taught by Debbie Fehrenbach at the Art & Soul Gallery, you will learn the basics of working with clay, as well as slab rolling and hand building techniques to create one-of-a-kind art pieces of your choice, from modern plant holders to platters, sculptures, and more. Once your beautiful creations are bisque fired, you will learn several glazing techniques to decorate your pieces on the second day. All materials and kiln firing will be provided. Pieces will be glaze fired and ready for pickup at designated time. To be announced in class. Example projects depicted below.Pieces will be glaze fired and ready for pickup at designated time. To be announced in class. The cost of this class is $130.
Cancellations 48 hours to 24 hours will recieve half their payment back. Those under 24 hours, or no shows, are nonrefundable. Our teachers buy supplies based on attendance anticipated and cannot always return supplies.
If a class is cancelled by the gallery, those who have paid ahead will receive a full refund.
Gallery & Gift Shop Hours:
Sunday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Friday: 1:00 – 5:00 PM
The Gallery is open during classes. Feel free to come in and shop and see what we’re doing!
215 N. Clinton Ave.
St. Johns, MI 48879