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Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts

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51 Sheboygan St, Fond du Lac, WI 54935 United States
9209215410thelmaarts.org

Upcoming Events

May. 2021

Studio 51: Pointillism

May. 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Make a little noise in this class as we tap our way to amazing artworks! Learn how to create images and mix colors using nothing but dots! We have different techniques and media depending on age and ability. All materials are provided. This class is for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult or a sibling over the age of 12.

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Acrylic Still Life

May. 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

In this class, we will cover compositional strategies when looking at a portion of a larger still-life, underpainting, as well as some paint application techniques when working with acrylic. Forget the boring bowls of fruit and join us for a unique and beautifully composed still life artwork. All materials are provided. Adult class. Ages 12 to adult welcome. Instructor lead.

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Studio 51: Geometric Tape Resist

May. 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Try your hand at modern art in this tape resist painting class. We will lay out lines and shapes with painter’s tape on amazing holographic paper! We will talk about different techniques for painting your projects and you will be amazed at your creation when you pull off the tape to reveal the shiny paper underneath. All materials are provided. This class is for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult or a sibling over the…

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Tactile Collage

May. 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Think about art differently in this collage class that focuses more on touch than on sight. We will talk about the conventions of art and how makers can think about the other senses when creating an art experience. Whether you want to produce an image or work abstractly, you will be creating a one-of-a-kind touchable artwork in this class. All materials are provided. Adult class. Ages 12 to adult welcome. Instructor lead.

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A Glass with Your Class: Sip and Sculpt

May. 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for a drink and some creativity in this jewelry-making class for all experience levels. You will learn several techniques in sculpting with polymer clay to create your own jewelry designs! We will sculpt, bake, and assemble your custom jewelry during this class and your first drink is on us! The class is open to students of all artistic levels. All materials provided. Adult class. Ages 21+. Instructor lead.

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Studio 51: Memorial Day Pinwheels

May. 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Memorial Day this year with DIY patriotic pinwheels that you can hold in the wind or place in your yard! You will learn how to make the pinwheel from scratch and then you will decorate it using a wide variety of materials. All materials are provided. This class is for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult or a sibling over the age of 12.

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Oil Painting Seascapes

May. 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for a class all about achieving beautiful seascape compositions in oils. We will cover blending techniques for water, the structure of waves, and getting that vibrant translucency as light shines through the water. All materials are provided. Adult class. Ages 12 to adult welcome. Instructor lead.

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Jun. 2021

Studio 51: Origami Fathers Day Cards

Jun. 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

With Father’s Day approaching, we have the perfect project for you. Learn how to make adorable origami dress shirts that pop open into a card! Decorate them with buttons, origami neckties, and other craft supplies and personalize the inside with a photo or message. All materials are provided. Class size is limited. This class is for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult or a sibling over the age of 12.

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Chalk Pastel Portraiture

Jun. 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this chalk pastel class, we will talk about proportional sketching, using mark-making to achieve shape and texture, and layering tones. Get those fingers messy and join us for this portraiture class. Bringing your own reference photo is welcomed. All materials are provided. Class size is limited. Adult class. Ages 12 to adult welcome. Instructor lead.

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Studio 51: Fourth of July Dye

Jun. 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The fourth is coming up and we can help with the perfect outfit! Join us for a red, white, and blue tie dye session where you will learn several techniques beyond that classic spiral pattern. Bring your own white clothing item (cotton or other natural fibers required) and plan to pick it up the following day. It will be washed, dried, and ready to wear! All materials are provided. Class size is limited. This class is for all ages. Children…

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Let loose in this free-form art class where we will learn how to make art with alcohol inks. Working on a two-dimensional surface, you will leave this session with a gorgeous piece to take home and hang on your wall. I’ll pour the drinks while you pour the inks! Your first drink is on us. The class is open to students of all artistic levels. All materials provided. Adult class. Ages 21+. Instructor lead.

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Oil Painting Landscapes

Jun. 30 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this oil painting class, we will talk about several techniques for painting landscapes and the details within. We will cover atmospheric perspective, palette knife painting, representing trees, grass, and more. Come with an idea of what kind of landscape composition speaks to you. All materials are provided. Class size is limited. Adult class. Ages 14 to adult welcome. Instructor lead.

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Jul. 2021

Come get galactic in this painting class where we learn several techniques to achieve a glowing, beautiful galaxy painting. Learn how to paint shining stars, planets, and soft blended cosmos. Your first drink is on us. The class is open to students of all artistic levels. All materials provided. Adult class. Ages 21+. Instructor lead.

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Studio 51: Picasso Portraits

Jul. 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this class you will learn about Picasso and what Cubism means in an artwork. We will then talk about a few different ways to approach a cubist drawing and each student will make their own Picasso-inspired portrait! All materials are provided. Class size is limited. This class is for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult or a sibling over the age of 12.

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Studio 51: Warhol Pop Art Paints

Jul. 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This class will introduce you to Pop Art and we will talk about the work of Andy Warhol and his colorful screen prints. Then we will create our own Pop Art prints using paper, paint, and a variety of items to print with! All materials are provided. Class size is limited. This class is for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult or a sibling over the age of 12.

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Abstract Fiber Art

Jul. 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

If you’re in need of a new kind of two-dimensional art, you won’t want to miss this class. Working on stretched fabric, we will learn several fiber arts techniques to create a textural, mixed-media art piece. We will incorporate elements of stitching, weaving, appliqué, beading and more! All materials are provided. Class size is limited. Adult class. Ages 12 to adult welcome. Instructor lead.

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A Glass with Your Class: Sip and Sculpt

Jul. 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a drink and some creativity in this jewelry-making class for all experience levels. You will learn several techniques in sculpting with polymer clay to create your own jewelry designs! We will sculpt, bake, and assemble your custom jewelry during this class and your first drink is on us! The class is open to students of all artistic levels. All materials provided. Adult class. Ages 21+. Instructor lead.

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Sci – Art Camp

Jul. 19 @ 1:00 pm - Jul. 23 @ 1:00 pm

Each day of the camp will focus on a different area of science and students will engage in a variety of unique art projects. Learn some microbiology, chemistry, sculpture, fiber arts, and a whole lot more!

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Aug. 2021

Studio 51: Tissue Paper Suncatchers

Aug. 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a class that celebrates the summer sun! We will be making colorful, translucent suncatchers using tissue paper. Customize your colors and make any shape that you like! You will love taking this project home and hanging it in your window. All materials are provided. Class size is limited. This class is for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult or a sibling over the age of 12.

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Chalk Pastel Landscapes

Aug. 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this chalk pastel class, we will talk about achieving depth, using mark-making to form shape and texture, layering tones, and blending. Get those fingers messy and join us for this landscape class. Come with an idea of what kind of landscape composition speaks to you. All materials are provided. Class size is limited. Adult class. Ages 14 to adult welcome. Instructor lead.

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Come get galactic in this painting class where we learn several techniques to achieve a glowing, beautiful galaxy painting. Learn how to paint shining stars, planets, and soft blended cosmos. Your first drink is on us. The class is open to students of all artistic levels. All materials provided. Adult class. Ages 21+. Instructor lead.

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Studio 51: Weaving

Aug. 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this class students will learn the basics of weaving and how to achieve different shapes and textures with a variety of materials. We will incorporate some creative stitching and knotting techniques and finish the pieces off with beads, feathers, etc. All materials are provided. Class size is limited. This class is for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult or a sibling over the age of 12

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