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Attend our Van Gogh-themed painting workshop

Back by popular demand! We’re hosting a Vincent van Gogh-themed painting workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at our Main Branch. The instructor will be Stephanie Royko, a local art teacher. Painters—from rookies to veterans—will learn ways to emulate Van Gogh’s … Continue reading

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Paint a seascape like the English master

Learn how to paint seascapes like an English master during a special painting workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, at our Main Branch. Artists—from rookies to veterans—will learn how to paint in the style of William Turner, an English Romantic painter. … Continue reading

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Abstraction & Impressionism with our Watercolor Club

Each month, the Watercolor Club at our Lake Branch explores new painting skills and techniques. This month, we experimented with impressionism and abstraction. The painters used abstract techniques to recreate forests, seaside views, flowers, balloons, people and more. Our Watercolor … Continue reading

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Geometry & art at the library

We mixed geometry and art during our most recent STEAM program at the library. Kids made mixed-media collages using basic shapes — for example, turning ovals into clouds and making ice-cream cones from circles and triangles. They also painted eye-popping … Continue reading

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Arting as an adult at the library

The adults got a chance to be crafty this time. It’s usually the kids who  paint like Jackson Pollock and teens who get to experiment with folk art. But this time, the grownups turned papers into flowers, cranes and even amphibians during … Continue reading

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