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Monday, May 9, 2011

Mondays with Mrs. Sparkles: Time for Mom and Dad

Today I am thinking about a conversation I had this weekend with a friend who completed both the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon & miniMarathon. Desperately seeking some “me” time, she began training through her local YMCA in January. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to her recount her training regime and empathized with her need to have an hour to herself, feeling the rhythm of her feet pounding the pavement and escaping to the world between her and her ipod.

In this season of remembering parents, I would like to implore parents all over Louisville to find some time to recharge their batteries. When considering your options, please consider the benefits of exercising your creativity muscles. Feel the gratification of working with your hands on a project that will last a lifetime.

Adult Art Making Options:

Drop-in Art Making Friday, May 20, 7 to 11p The Speed Art Museum
Make a date with Art After Dark: Blur. Immerse yourselves in the creative process.

*Glassblowing Sunday, June 26 Glassworks 1day/$225
Learn the fundamentals of hot glass sculpting from a glassworks artist during a one day intensive.

*Beginning Beadmaking May 14 & 15 Glassworks 2days/$250
Gain an overview of flameworking with a glassworks artist and create unique beads.

Studio Painting & Drawing Saturdays, 10a to 1p* Spot 5 Art Studio 8wk/$230
No matter if you are just beginning or advanced, this class tailored to individual student. The first class begins with a private lesson.

Basic Ceramics Saturdays, 2:30 to 4:30p Spot 5 Art Studio 6wk/$195
It is a good choice for those who are new to ceramics. Learn all the basics and try your hand at wheelthrowing.

Watercolor: Intro Mondays, 6:30 – 9p* Preston Art Center 6wk/$105
Explore basic watercolor techniques at the New Albany location.

Getting Started in Air Brush Tuesdays, 6 - 8:30p Preston Art Center 6wk/$110
New Albany location.

Intro to Drawing Wednesdays, 6 – 8p Preston Art Center 6wk/$110
New Albany location.

Dance/One Day Intensive Sunday, June 12 Louisville Dance Alliance $50
Explore ballet, modern, jazz and hip hop with a LDA faculty member.

Digital Photography 101 Date TBD Eric Graf Photography $150

Other places to look:

Kentucky School of Art

Louisville Visual Art Association

Louisville Art Association

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

The Art Underground

Schrodt Art Studio

Payne Street Pottery

* Other dates are available. Check the website for other options.

Mrs. Sparkles

1 comment:

Laura said...

Love the ideas