Airbrush Class
Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Airbrush Class

 
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Airbrush classes are back at Howard's! David starts by teaching the fundamentals of airbrushing by going over basics of cleaning and maintaining the airbrush, as well as, teaching lessons that will provide you the necessary techniques to airbrush skillfully. Students will be offered assistance based on individual interests such as model building, illustration, cake decorating, etc.
 

Class Dates: Wednesdays, Oct. 24 - Dec. 5

Times: 7:00-9:00pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $70 + supplies

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: David Monet
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Creative Acrylic Painting Class
Oct
24
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Acrylic Painting Class

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Explore the beauty of acrylic paint in a relaxed, fun and informative atmosphere. The class is open to all levels, from aspiring beginners to advanced artists. We will warm up our brushes with small projects designed to spark our creativity and learn/review techniques. Expect to work on at least one major painting. Bring your questions and ideas to share.   

Acrylic paint spatter is permanent! Please wear old clothes or an apron.

Class Dates: Wednesdays, Oct. 24 - Dec. 5

Times: 1oam-1pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $125 +$120 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Jennie Avila  (Read more about Jennie Avila here and see her artwork here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Art for the Animals "Tail-End" Reception & Awards Ceremony
Oct
20
6:30 PM18:30

Art for the Animals "Tail-End" Reception & Awards Ceremony

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This is our 13th year doing Art for the Animals. This year all proceeds go to For Otis Sake. All artwork was donated by our wonderful participants and then framed by Howard's. The "Tail-End" reception is your last chance to make sure you get the piece of artwork you had your eye on. Or if you haven't bid yet, this is your chance! The silent auction will end at EXACTLY 7:30pm. Also, Howard's will be announcing and handing out prizes to the artists who were popular choice & judge's choice award winners.

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Art for the Animals Opening Reception
Sep
29
6:30 PM18:30

Art for the Animals Opening Reception

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This is our 13th year doing Art for the Animals. This year all proceeds go to For Otis Sake. The opening reception kicks off the silent auction. All artwork was donated by our wonderful participants and then framed by Howard's. The silent auction will run from Sept. 29th - Oct. 20th where it will end at EXACTLY 7:30pm. Popular choice voting will run from Sept. 29th - Oct. 13th. Stop in and check out these awesome works of art!

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Art for the Animals Silent Auction
Sep
29
to Oct 20

Art for the Animals Silent Auction

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This is our 13th year doing Art for the Animals. This year all proceeds go to For Otis Sake. The opening reception kicks off the silent auction. All artwork was donated by our wonderful participants and then framed by Howard's. The silent auction will run from Sept. 29th - Oct. 20th where it will end at EXACTLY 7:30pm. Popular choice voting will run from Sept. 29th - Oct. 13th. Stop in and check out these awesome works of art!

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Portfolio Development for High School Students
Sep
26
5:30 PM17:30

Portfolio Development for High School Students

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Would you like to enhance the work you are compiling for a college or AP portfolio?

Do you need to sharpen techniques, learn new skills, and work on your subject matter and personal focus for a college application or honors portfolio?

This class will offer both critical input, and solid technical information that can assist you in building a personally descriptive and sophisticated art & design portfolio. 

Class will assist your focus on what your portfolio needs and what skills you should work to improve. The class will directly address observation-based drawing, linear perspective, and creative abstraction topics that pertain to your portfolio.

Students will have the option of using an online resource to save images, seek feedback, and share their work with others.

 

Class Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 26 - Oct. 31

Times: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Ages: High School Sophomores-Seniors

Cost: $125

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: David Bottini  (Read more about David Bottini here and visit his website here .)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)  

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Airbrush Class
Sep
12
7:00 PM19:00

Airbrush Class

 
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Airbrush classes are back at Howard's! David starts by teaching the fundamentals of airbrushing by going over basics of cleaning and maintaining the airbrush, as well as, teaching lessons that will provide you the necessary techniques to airbrush skillfully. Students will be offered assistance based on individual interests such as model building, illustration, cake decorating, etc.
 

Class Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 17

Times: 7:00-9:00pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $70 + supplies

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: David Monet
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Creative Acrylic Painting Class
Sep
12
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Acrylic Painting Class

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Explore the beauty of acrylic paint in a relaxed, fun and informative atmosphere. The class is open to all levels, from aspiring beginners to advanced artists. We will warm up our brushes with small projects designed to spark our creativity and learn/review techniques. Expect to work on at least one major painting. Bring your questions and ideas to share.   

Acrylic paint spatter is permanent! Please wear old clothes or an apron.

Class Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 17

Times: 1oam-1pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $125 +$120 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Jennie Avila  (Read more about Jennie Avila here and see her artwork here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Basic Drawing Class
Sep
10
10:00 AM10:00

Basic Drawing Class

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"It's all about the shapes"

 This class is designed for beginners. If you have ever said I can't draw, this class is for you. We will be concentrating on shapes, light direction and understanding basic perspective.
 

Class Dates: Mondays, Sept. 10 - Oct. 15

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 + $40 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Carolyn Baker  (Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Pouring Workshop!
Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Pouring Workshop!

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Pouring Workshop

Pouring is a ton of fun and is a really simple way of creating beautiful and unique artwork for your home or as a gift. In this workshop you will learn several different techniques in pouring, including how to pour with acrylic paint, acrylic ink and alcohol inks. The workshop includes 3 Ampersand brand boards for each person and at the end of the two hour workshop you will have three awesome pieces of art to take home. No need to bring anything, everything will be provided for you.

 

Date: Saturday, Sept. 8th

Times: 10:00am-Noon

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $50

Duration: 2 hours

Teacher: Vern Danielson
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

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Pouring Workshop!
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Pouring Workshop!

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Pouring Workshop

Pouring is a ton of fun and is a really simple way of creating beautiful and unique artwork for your home or as a gift. In this workshop you will learn several different techniques in pouring, including how to pour with acrylic paint, acrylic ink and alcohol inks. The workshop includes 3 Ampersand brand boards for each person and at the end of the two hour workshop you will have three awesome pieces of art to take home. No need to bring anything, everything will be provided for you.

 

Date: Saturday, July 28th

Times: 10:00am-Noon

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $50

Duration: 2 hours

Teacher: Vern Danielson
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

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Airbrush Class
Jul
18
7:00 PM19:00

Airbrush Class

 
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Airbrush classes are back at Howard's! David starts by teaching the fundamentals of airbrushing by going over basics of cleaning and maintaining the airbrush, as well as, teaching lessons that will provide you the necessary techniques to airbrush skillfully. Students will be offered assistance based on individual interests such as model building, illustration, cake decorating, etc.
 

Class Dates: Wednesdays, Jul. 18th - Aug. 22nd

Times: 7:00-9:00pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $70 + supplies

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: David Monet
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Prismacolor Portrait Camp
Jul
16
10:00 AM10:00

Prismacolor Portrait Camp

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This 5 day camp is designed for beginners who want to learn about creating skin tones and realistic portraits using colored pencils. You will receive explanation and guidance with color theory and will learn several handy techniques for using your Prismacolor pencils.

Camp Dates: Jul. 16th - Jul. 20th

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 14 and up

Cost: $85 + $48 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 5 days

Teacher: Carolyn Baker (Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)

To register for the camps please call or stop in to Howard's  301-733-2722

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Youth Portrait Drawing Camp
Jun
25
10:00 AM10:00

Youth Portrait Drawing Camp

In this 5 day camp you will explore portrait drawing by learning the basic structure through step by step instruction. You will become familiar with how to draw and shade individual features. You will need to bring an 8 x 10 black and white portrait to uses as a reference for a final drawing.

Camp Dates: Jun. 25th - Jun. 29th

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 10-16

Cost: $85 + $13 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 5 days

Teacher: Carolyn Baker (Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)

To register for the camps please call or stop in to Howard's  301-733-2722

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Airbrush Class
May
23
7:00 PM19:00

Airbrush Class

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Airbrush classes are back at Howard's! David starts by teaching the fundamentals of airbrushing by going over basics of cleaning and maintaining the airbrush, as well as, teaching lessons that will provide you the necessary techniques to airbrush skillfully. Students will be offered assistance based on individual interests such as model building, illustration, cake decorating, etc.
 

Class Dates: Wednesdays, May 23rd - Jun. 27th

Times: 7:00-9:00pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $70 + supplies

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: David Monet
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Artist Showcial
May
19
6:30 PM18:30

Artist Showcial

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Artwork by Robert Farmer

Join us at Howard's for another social event at which we hope to bring together our community and the local artists within it. Meet local artists, see their work, and ask questions about what they do.

Artists:
If you are an artist and are interested in being represented at our artist social please contact us via phone 301-733-2722. We will ask that you bring one or two pieces of artwork, an easel to display it on and any other promotional materials you'd like, such as, business cards, portfolio etc. This is your chance to show your stuff! There is NO registration fee, but we do have limited space available. Please contact us no later than May 12th.

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Creative Acrylic Painting Class
May
16
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Acrylic Painting Class

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Explore the beauty of acrylic paint in a relaxed, fun and informative atmosphere. The class is open to all levels, from aspiring beginners to advanced artists. We will warm up our brushes with small projects designed to spark our creativity and learn/review techniques. Expect to work on at least one major painting. Bring your questions and ideas to share.   

Acrylic paint spatter is permanent! Please wear old clothes or an apron.

Class Dates: Wednesdays, May 16th - Jun. 20th

Times: 1oam-1pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $125 +$120 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Jennie Avila  (Read more about Jennie Avila here and see her artwork here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Creative Acrylic Painting Class
Mar
28
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Acrylic Painting Class

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Explore the beauty of acrylic paint in a relaxed, fun and informative atmosphere. The class is open to all levels, from aspiring beginners to advanced artists. We will warm up our brushes with small projects designed to spark our creativity and learn/review techniques. Expect to work on at least one major painting. Bring your questions and ideas to share.   

Acrylic paint spatter is permanent! Please wear old clothes or an apron.

Class Dates: Wednesdays, May 16th - Jun. 20th

Times: 1oam-1pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $125 +$120 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Jennie Avila  (Read more about Jennie Avila here and see her artwork here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Ukranian Egg Workshop
Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

Ukranian Egg Workshop

****THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL****

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Learn How to Make Ukrainian Eggs!

Join us for a

Ukrainian Egg Workshop


Saturday, March 10th

10am - Noon

 

$20.00 per person
(all supplies included, fee due to reserve spot) 


This is a two hour workshop where you will learn how to make your own Ukrainian Eggs.  It teaches you the basics of how to use the equipment, what you'll need to get started, and a few tips here and there that you won't have to figure out the hard way.

  Sign Up Now!

Stop in or call 301-733-2722  

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Prismacolor Portrait Class
Jan
25
12:30 PM12:30

Prismacolor Portrait Class

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This class is designed for beginners who want to learn about creating skin tones and realistic portraits using colored pencils. You will receive explanation and guidance with color theory and will learn several handy techniques for using your Prismacolor pencils. 
 

Class Dates: Thursdays, Jan. 25th - Mar. 1st

Times: 12:30-2:30pm

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 + $48 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Carolyn Baker  (Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Basic Drawing Class
Jan
25
10:00 AM10:00

Basic Drawing Class

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"It's all about the shapes"

 This class is designed for beginners. If you have ever said I can't draw, this class is for you. We will be concentrating on shapes, light direction and understanding basic perspective.
 

Class Dates: Thursdays, Jan. 25th - Mar. 1st

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 + $40 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)
Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Carolyn Baker  (Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Airbrush Class
Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

Airbrush Class

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Airbrush classes are back at Howard's! David starts by teaching the fundamentals of airbrushing by going over basics of cleaning and maintaining the airbrush, as well as, teaching lessons that will provide you the necessary techniques to airbrush skillfully. Students will be offered assistance based on individual interests such as model building, illustration, cake decorating, etc.
 

Class Dates: Wednesdays, Jan. 24th - Feb. 28th

Times: 7:00-9:00pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $70 + supplies

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: David Monet
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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Creative Acrylic Painting Class
Jan
24
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Acrylic Painting Class

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Explore the beauty of acrylic paint in a relaxed, fun and informative atmosphere. The class is open to all levels, from aspiring beginners to advanced artists. We will warm up our brushes with small projects designed to spark our creativity and learn/review techniques. Expect to work on at least one major painting. Bring your questions and ideas to share.   

Acrylic paint spatter is permanent! Please wear old clothes or an apron.

Class Dates: Wednesdays, Jan. 24th - Feb. 28th

Times: 1oam-1pm

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $125 +$120 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Jennie Avila  (Read more about Jennie Avila here and see her artwork here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.)

 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Nov
25
9:30 AM09:30

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, Small Business Saturday is on November 25th. For more details check out this link: https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/?linknav=us-open-shopsmall-globalheader-sslogo 

Howard's is celebrating Small Business Saturday by offering a 20% off sale off all art supplies and drafting supplies and a $79.95 special on custom framing.*

We also will be offering higher discounts on select items and closing-out over 25 other products.

Stop in before Small Business Saturday and enter our Holiday Giveaway (valued over $250). Click this link for more details: https://www.facebook.com/Howardsart/photos/a.10151766168302130.1073741827.275443592129/10154772868502130/?type=3&theater

We look forward to seeing you!

 

*Some limitations may apply.

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Creative Acrylic Painting Class
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Acrylic Painting Class

Explore the beauty of acrylic paint in a relaxed, fun and informative atmosphere. The class is open to all levels, from aspiring beginners to advanced artists. We will warm up our brushes with small projects designed to spark our creativity and learn/review techniques. Expect to work on at least one major painting. Bring your questions and ideas to share.

Acrylic paint spatter is permanent! Please wear old clothes or an apron.

Class Dates: Thurdays, Oct. 12th - Nov. 16th

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $125 +$120 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Jennie Avila(Read more about Jennie Avila here and see her artwork here.)
 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.) 

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Art for the Animals Opening Reception
Sep
30
6:30 PM18:30

Art for the Animals Opening Reception

This is our 12th year doing Art for the Animals. This year all proceeds go to the Humane Society of Washington County. The opening reception kicks off the silent auction. All artwork was donated by our wonderful participants and then framed by Howard's. The silent auction will run from Sept. 30th - Oct. 21st where it will end at EXACTLY 7:30pm. Popular choice voting will run from Sept. 30th - Oct. 14th. Stop in and check out these awesome works of art!

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Art for the Animals Silent Auction
Sep
30
to Oct 21

Art for the Animals Silent Auction

This is our 12th year doing Art for the Animals. This year all proceeds go to the Humane Society of Washington County. The opening reception kicks off the silent auction. All artwork was donated by our wonderful participants and then framed by Howard's. The silent auction will run from Sept. 30th - Oct. 21st where it will end at EXACTLY 7:30pm. Popular choice voting will run from Sept. 30th - Oct. 14th. Stop in and check out these awesome works of art!

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Oil Pastel Landscape Class
Sep
18
12:30 PM12:30

Oil Pastel Landscape Class

This class will teach the basic concepts of landscape starting with composition and color. Oil pastel instruction of trees, rocks, water, etc. will be demonstrated and practiced. We will complete one piece of artwork together and then will work on individual pieces of the students choice.

Class Dates: Mondays, Sept. 18th - Oct. 23rd

Times: 12:30-2:30pm

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 +supplies

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Carolyn Baker(Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.) 

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Drawing Basics Class
Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Drawing Basics Class

"It's all about the shapes"

 This class is designed for beginners. If you have ever said I can't draw, this class is for you. We will be concentrating on shapes, light direction and understanding basic perspective.

Class Dates: Mondays, Sept. 18th - Oct. 23rd

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 + $40 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)
Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Carolyn Baker(Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)
 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.) 

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Chalk Pastel Animals Class
Aug
21
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Pastel Animals Class

This class is designed for beginners who wish to learn to create various textures and fine detail techniques associated with chalk pastels. Each student will create their own animal portrait of choice.

Start Date: Monday, August 21st

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 +supplies
Duration: 6 weeks (skipping Labor Day week)

Teacher: Carolyn Baker(Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.) 

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