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March 2019

The Art of Calligraphy

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: David Snook Date: March 21 Learn how to write beautifully and create personalized stationery or make signs. The practical benefits of learning calligraphy include weddings and big events (save the date, outer envelopes, inner envelopes, RSVP envelopes, and thank you card envelopes, Invitation suite design, Program design, Place cards and escort cards, Menu design, Signs, certificates) corporate events and private dinners. All these materials take time to create and hiring a calligrapher is costly. However, if you create them…

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April 2019

Abstract Painting

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: April South -Olson Date: April 2, 9, 16, 23 Learn to listen to your intuition and understand the beauty of layering in this abstract painting class. We will use the versatile acrylic medium to apply paint with an instinctual approach. April South-Olson will show you how to use pattern, collage, mark making, and other art elements to move you forward with each layer in this contemporary art method.   Bonifas Member: $34 | Non-Member: $39 | Become a Bonifas…

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Raku Pottery with Al Hansen

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: Al Hansen Date: April 18 (indoor session), 6–8 p.m. and May 2 (outdoor firing), 6–9 p.m. Join local potter and retired Bay College instructor, Al Hansen in the pottery studio for a session of hand building and wheel throwing and a second session of glazing and firing raku pottery. Raku is a traditional form of Japanese pottery that has historically used in the Japanese tea ceremony. This is a low-fire, reduction process that involves handling red-hot clay pieces and…

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Stamped Serving Boards

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: Diane Kribs-Mays Date: April 25 Bonifas brings you another class where you will make functional art! Transform a simple cutting board into a functional serving platter for your crudités or cheeses by “food stamping” it. The technique uses fresh produce to create unique and very appropriate pattern on the wood. Take home your new completely food safe food serving board and a conversation starter for your parties! Boards provided.   Bonifas Member: $30 | Non-Member: $35 | Become a…

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May 2019

Felting with Marikah – Introduction to Wet Felting, Cobweb Scarf

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: Masha Kakhova Date: May 11 Master feltmaker Masha Kakhova leads a class in creating a light colorful cobweb felted scarf from fine wool, silk and other natural fibers. There will be an option to make a nuno felted scarf as well, using a piece of silk as a base for wool and other fibers. Make a beautiful one of a kind accessory for every season and occasion. Keep it for yourself or make your Mom a beautiful handmade gift…

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