Select Fridays

Select Fridays are unique hands-on experiences that provide students with the opportunity to try something new and exciting here at Lighthouse ArtCenter. Each event is geared for both the curious beginner and the experienced artist. These fun-filled, two hour evenings allow people to explore a variety of disciplines with talented instructors. Choose from glass, jewelry, ceramics, or painting. All tools and materials are included unless stated otherwise.

Fridays

Fused Glass Sun Catchers
Days & Times:
Friday, 6-8pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
385 Tequesta Drive - Studio J
Instructor:

Great for Beginners and a fun night out with friends and family! Try your hand at Glass Fusion. In this mini-workshop, you will learn how to assemble and properly lay out a pattern using a variety of colored glass, frit, and stingers to create a one-of-a-kind decorative sun catcher or coaster in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. Students 12-18 years of age require a guardian 21 years of age plus. Please wear closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron if you like.  All materials and firings included.

Art For The Caregiver
Days & Times:
Friday, 5-7pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

This class is designed to help the Caregiver shift focus from the care of others and learn to declare through artistic practice. The goal of this workshop will be to begin an art journal. Participants will use Neuerographica and grounding techniques to explore and express emotions through the art-making process.

The focus of the class will be on the process of art creation. There is no need to have any prior art skill or knowledge. This class is appropriate for the absolute beginner, or any artist interested in learning to use art to connect to personal insights and wellbeing. The class provides but is not limited to acrylic, watercolor, pastel, drawing tools, and other media.

Get to know your local museum in an interactive museum tour, while learning a working knowledge of basic art principles and how to use basic art terminology.

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Days & Times:
Fridays, 6pm - 8pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
385 Tequesta Dr - Satellite Studio
Instructor:

In this 2-hour Select Friday, students will gain the basic fundamentals of wheel work and a general understanding of the ceramic process, which includes firing & glazing. Each student will walk away having completed 4 pieces of their very own wheel thrown creation. All supplies included – no experience necessary.

Acrylic Pour
Days & Times:
Fridays, 5-7pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B
Instructor:

Bring your creative imagination to a fun new acrylic pouring workshop. We’ll explore how acrylics react to different mediums and substrates. You’ll be creating your own palettes, exploring how the pouring medium reacts to the acrylics as the medium continues to grow and react creating a vibrantly colored canvas or panel.

UnWine With Art
Days & Times:
Fridays, 5-7pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

Get over your fear of the blank page and join us in this fun Friday night Draw and Sip class. Amalia will share strategies to help students gain confidence in mark making, line drawing, collage, and watercolor. Students will experiment with a range of techniques and media to create abstract and playful drawings and paintings. This class emphasizes personal creative growth. Let’s get loose!

Stacking Ring
Days & Times:
Fridays, 6-8pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
385 Tequesta Drive - Studio J
Instructor:

Have a fun Friday night making your own beautiful set of stacking rings! During this workshop, everyone will learn how to size and solder sterling silver as well as gold-filled wire to create 2-3 rings. One ring will include a cabochon setting!

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Days & Times:
Fridays, 5pm - 7pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive
Instructor:

Shibori is the ancient Japanese technique of creating patterns by binding, stitching, folding and twisting fabric during the dyeing process. Students will learn some basic traditional techniques such as Kumo and Itajime using commonly available commercial dyes. Students will experiment on a set of tea towels and are welcome to bring in additional items to dye. All items brought from home should be white or light colors.

*Please dress expecting to get messy and wet. Bring a smock, over shirt or apron, and wear comfortable shoes.