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HELGA FLOWER WATERCOLOR WORKSHOPS 9:00 pm
HELGA FLOWER WATERCOLOR WORKSHOPS @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jul 31 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm
HELGA FLOWER WATERCOLOR WORKSHOPS @ Franciscan Life Process Center | Lowell | Michigan | United States
When you attend one of Helga’s dozen or so workshops that she teaches in a year, you are immersed in creativity and art.  Helga has a way of inspiring the artist in you.  You will never receive the same workshop twice because she is constantly practicing with new techniques, subject matter, and media.  A typical[...]
Katriel Srebnik-“Painting Costumes and Clothed Figures” 9:00 am
Katriel Srebnik-“Painting Costumes and Clothed Figures” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm
Katriel Srebnik-"Painting Costumes and Clothed Figures" @ Franciscan Life Process Center | Lowell | Michigan | United States
“Secrets” used by Classical through contemporary painting Masters are introduced and demonstrated: establishing the composition, light and dark masses, and the proportions and structure of the head and figure; selecting and mixing colors on the palette and the canvas; painting convincing flesh tones; understanding and rendering folds and different materials of clothing in a painterly[...]
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
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Community Workdays at the Lowell Campus 9:30 am
Community Workdays at the Lowell Campus @ Lowell Campus
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Community Workdays at the Lowell Campus @ Lowell Campus
Community Workdays are held the second Saturday of the month, March through November. Join us for work on the farm while you enjoy the peace and beauty found on the land. Activities take place in the morning followed by a communal lunch.  Individuals, families, church and business groups are welcome. If there is a question[...]
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David Sharpe-“Light and Shadow-Painting the Emotional Landscape” 9:00 am
David Sharpe-“Light and Shadow-Painting the Emotional Landscape” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm
David Sharpe-"Light and Shadow-Painting the Emotional Landscape" @ Franciscan Life Process Center | Lowell | Michigan | United States
We all see  and admire painting that is charged with emotion- from it’s simple design to its  atmospheric play of light and shadow and subtle colour. Paintings that seem effortlessly composed and done. Paintings without a lot of  colour theatrics but subtle shades and shapes of the land.   Over 5 days I’ll show you[...]
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 14 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
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Keiko Tanabe-“Keep it Simple and Strong” 9:00 am
Keiko Tanabe-“Keep it Simple and Strong” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm
Keiko Tanabe-"Keep it Simple and Strong" @ Franciscan Life Process Center | Lowell | Michigan | United States
All levels (basic knowledge & some previous experiences strongly recommended to benefit from this workshop) This workshop is designed for those who would like to gain a better understanding of methods and techniques to make a watercolor painting that is simple yet strong.  The goal is to capture the essence of the subject that conveys[...]
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Stanka Kordic-Intuition and Design To Create What’s Next 9:00 am
Stanka Kordic-Intuition and Design To Create What’s Next @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm
Stanka Kordic-Intuition and Design To Create What's Next @ Franciscan Life Process Center
  Indirect oil painting methods work beautifully to breathe new life into old, or not so loved work. Lightly sanding and beginning again with a foundation already in place is a great way to see new directions to follow. In this two day workshop, we will work from pieces previously started and continue with a[...]
Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
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Kathleen Mooney-Acrylic Explorations 9:00 am
Kathleen Mooney-Acrylic Explorations @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kathleen Mooney-Acrylic Explorations @ Franciscan Life Process Center | Lowell | Michigan | United States
Enjoy a full day to explore some of the unique properties of working with acrylic paints. There are techniques that acrylics are perfectly suited for that will take your paintings in Water media to a new level. Combine acrylics with watercolors, graphite pencil, conte crayon, and stamping layers for a rich surface and a powerful finish! Kathleen Mooney[...]
Creighton Method Introduction Session 7:00 pm
Creighton Method Introduction Session @ Grand Rapids Campus
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The ninety minute Creighton Model Introductory Session introduces its use and application.  
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
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William Mancuso-Watercolor Sketchbook Workshop 9:00 am
William Mancuso-Watercolor Sketchbook Workshop @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm
William Mancuso-Watercolor Sketchbook Workshop @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Wouldn’t you love to paint and draw more? But who’s got time? This workshop will be about making time for watercolor and sketching when it feels like there is no time by working smaller, and using a travel kit that can fit in a pocket, purse, shoulder bag, etc.. I have been working with travel[...]
Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
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